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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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Paper Crafting Class

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Come try out some of the new punches and designer series paper Stampin' Up!® has to offer. We will make three projects to include a personalized note book. There is no charge for this class and supplies are provided free of charge.

Homosassa
Tuesday, September 16, 11:00 am- 12:30 pm

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Meet the Author: Tim Dorsey

tim-dorseyTim Dorsey is an American novelist who writes crime capers in true Floridian style. The anti-hero, Serge Storm, of his collection of books is an eccentric character. Despite his various disorders, Serge is sly as well as intelligent and devises various, wildly inventive ways of condemning villains. Join us to enjoy a delightful presentation by New York Times best selling author Tim Dorsey as he discusses his latest book, and his entire collection of stories. It’s sure to be a “Serging Great Time!”

Central Ridge
Saturday, September 13, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Lakes Region
Saturday, September 13, 3:30 - 5:00 pm

 

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Imagination Palace

imagination-smDo you enjoy stories about princesses, princes, knights in shining armor, and friendly dragons? If so, you are sure to have fun using your imagination and making palace crafts fit for a king or queen.

Floral City
Saturday, September 13, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

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Pirates and Princesses

pirates-and-princessesCalling all pirates and princesses! Dress like a pirate or a princess and meet your friends at the Coastal Region Library. We will have fun walking the plank and sword fighting. The fair princesses can make fairy crowns and dance. Perhaps the pirates will dance too!

Coastal Region
Saturday, September 13, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Stampin' Up!® Card Making

card-makingAdults can join experts, Barbara Harmon and JoAnne McHale, for a fun-filled class creating handmade cards. Learn special card making techniques, such as: rubber stamping, embossing, die cutting, punching, and embellishing. Attendees will create two separate greeting cards to take home. Classes are free, but registration is required due to limited attendance.

Coastal Region
Friday, September 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

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Grandparent's Tea

tea-time-1Bring your Grandparent's along with you to the library to enjoy tea and stories. Enjoy making a craft and spending special time together!

Central Ridge branch
Friday, September 12, 10:30 - 11:30 am

 


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Wildlife Park to Present Wildlife Ranger Camps June and July

--Camp helps children learn about Florida’s wildlife--homosassa-wildlife-park-logo

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will offer two weeklong Wildlife Ranger Camps in June and July. The Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park sponsor the programs. June’s Wildlife Ranger Camp is for children ages 8 and 9 years old, and runs June 17 through June 22. July’s Wildlife Ranger Camp is for children ages 10 through 12, and runs from July 15 through July 20.

Applications for the Wildlife Ranger Camp are available in the park office. Each program is limited to 20 campers and will be filled on a first come basis with preference to those who have never attended before.

Each Wildlife Ranger Camp includes four, half-day camp sessions from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Friday session starts at 4 p.m. with an overnight stay in the park. A graduation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The cost of the program is $65 per child and includes a T-shirt and supplies.

Applicants will be asked to write a short essay on an animal that lives in Florida and why you think that animal is important to attach to their application. Parents and guardians may stop by the park office located in the Visitor Center on U.S. 19 to pick up an application. For more information, please call Tricia Fowler at (352) 628-5343, ext. 1002.

Camp topics include mammals, birds, reptiles, manatees, the ocean, sea turtles, and saving energy through alternative sources. Indoor and outdoor activities for children include nature hunts, visiting the wildlife areas in the park and other scientific activities.

The summer camps will take place:
June 17--22, 2013
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Friday: 4 p.m. and overnight
Saturday: Graduation at 11 a.m.
and
July 15--20, 2013
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Friday: 4 p.m. and overnight
Saturday: Graduation at 11 a.m.
at
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Boulevard (U.S. Highway 19)
Homosassa, Florida

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