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This afternoon (July 25th) at 3:30 the Nature Discovery Center will be presenting a special animal program.  

What do birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians,and mammals have in common? They all have backbones! Learn more about these animals with various specimens and live animals.

  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Space is limited so tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to start.

 Photograph provided by Flickr member asterix611.

 

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Last Thursday of Each Month = POKEMON Kids' Club

Thursday, July 28th @ 4:00 pm

Children ages 7 to 10 years old are invited to join our Pokemon Club. This meeting will be a great opportunity to meet other players and share ideas. Please make sure to bring your Nintendo DS, games, trading cards, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. This program is held on the last Thursday every month at 4 pm.  Tickets are not required, but space is limited.

 

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Trouble Selling Your House? First Impressions Count!

Better Homes and Gardens Quick and Easy Curb Appeal

With so many houses on the market, you may find yourself having difficulty selling your home.  Most realtors will tell you that potential buyers make up if they like a home during the first 30 seconds.  This book provides expert tips to spruce up the front of any home.  When it comes to real estate, books are judged by their covers.

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Storytime Craft With Susan, July 13th and 14th

Join Ms Susan this week for  a fun summertime storytime and craft. 

Wednesday: Tales for Toddler Programs

This program is for children 24 months - 3 years old and meets at  10:00 am and 1:30 pm.

Thursday:  Story Pals for Pre-Schoolers

This program is for children ages 3 - 6 years old and meets at 10:00 am.

Tickets are not required, but space is limited.

 

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Open a Book to the World, France

 

The great thing about books is that you can travel to any place in the world just by using your imagination. The books in this weeks blog are all related to France.  I hope that you enjoy your trip.  

Madeline Ludwig Bemelmans

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Tickets Needed for Magic Show

Ronald McDonald
Magic Show
Tuesday, July 12
2:30 & 3:30 PM

The Ronald McDonald Magic Show is a truly fun and interactive experience.  Audience participation is encouraged and there will be lots of laughter.

  • Due to the popularity of this program, please plan to attend only one show.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Space is limited so tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to start.

 

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Family Fun

Families are invited to participate in the scavenger hunt this afternoon.

  • You Do NOT need a ticket for todays program.
  • All ages are welcome with the support of an adult.
  • Upon completion, prizes will be awarded to children ages 2 - 12 years old.

 

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Making Learning Fun For Kids Who Live In A Digital World

Learn how gaming can provide experiences that encourage learning, cooperation with others, and so much more. Don't Bother Me Mom - I'm Learning!": How Computer and Video Games are Preparing Your Kids for  21st Century Success -- and How You Can Help!,  by Marc Prensky, offers a positive introduction guide for parents about their kid's video and computer game-playing.

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Marc Prensky

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Dragons, Magic and Fantasy

City of Fire by Laurence Yep

Your adventure waits, just open the book to discover a world filled with magical beings such as dragons in human form, tiny lap griffins, and reincarnations of legendary Chinese warriors, Japanese folk creatures, and goddesses in disguise.
 

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Fun for Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't miss this great opportunity to explore and create using various art materials.

Children wanting to attend this program will need a ticket.

  • Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Seating is limited and programs will being on time.
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