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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Author Joyce Maynard Returns to Area for Reading

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

At 6:30PM on August 22nd, novelist Joyce Maynard will return to our area for a free reading at the Arms Library in Shelburne Falls.  She'll be sharing excerpts from her brand new book, "After Her", which she describes as part thriller and part love story.  It was inspired by the real-life Trailside Killings which took place in California very near to where she lives.

One More Opportunity to Explore Local History

Adapted from a Buckland Historical Society press release:

On August 11th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., the Buckland Historical Society will be holding two open houses to showcase their collections.

Be Safe on the Water This Weekend

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) press release:

Officials from the Department of Conservation and Recreation are urging the public to act safely this summer as the warm weather and open water brings bathers, boaters, and waders onto DCR's lakes, ponds, and ocean beaches. While air temperatures may feel like summer, water temperatures can still be very cold. DCR encourages parents and visitors to be vigilant, especially with children, when visiting designated swimming areas. Parents should be near their children when they are in the water. To further help prevent water-related tragedies, DCR is releasing the following facts and safety tips for anyone venturing near the water:

Learn About Silversmithing at Historic Deerfield

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

Silversmith Steve Smithers will be demonstrating and discussing the making of a (commissioned) set of sterling silver flatware for an early American 18th century home as part of Historic Deerfield's "Silvermithing Series," on August 10, October 6, October 26, and December 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m,. in the Parker and Russell Silversmith Shop on Old Main Street. Every aspect of the project will be covered, from the initial research and design phase, through all the steps in the making of a finished table setting for twelve. All pieces will be forged and hammered from silver stock, using tools and techniques similar to those employed in the making of a period set of flatware. Each place setting will include a dinner fork, spoon, and knife.

Another Opportunity to Explore Local History

Adapted from a Buckland Historical Society press release:

On July 28th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., the Buckland Historical Society will be holding two open houses to showcase their collections.

Pulling Taffy at Boswell's Books Tomorrow Night

Adapted from a Boswell's Books press release:

At Boswell's Books on July 25th, at  6:30 PM, local author Tinky Weisblat will read and discuss her new book, "Pulling Taffy".  Ms. Weisblat's late mother Jan, affectionately known as Taffy, suffered from dementia.  “Pulling Taffy” pays tribute to the vibrant spirit of Jan by sharing journal entries her daughter wrote during the final year of Jan’s life.  It also includes history, family photographs, and recipes that document their time together.

Next Psychic Fair to be Held 7/27/13

From a National Spiritual Alliance press release:

The National Spiritual Alliance is sponsoring a Psychic Fair on Saturday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Thompson Temple across from the Lake Pleasant post office.

Interesting Lineup for 7/25/13 Coop Concert

Adapted from a Michael Orlen press release:

As part of this summer's Coop Concerts series at Greenfield’s Energy Park, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25th,  Russ Thomas, the band Small Change, and duo Orlen & Gabriel will be appearing.  Admission is free and all are welcome.

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Historic Deerfield Folk Art Studio

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

Folk art works are often useful things made by ordinary, untrained people - who happen to be gifted with imagination and skill. The choice addition of color, pattern, picture and design make something meaningful out of a routine bedcovering, a directional sign, or a child's toy.  Folk art of all kinds can be found throughout the village of Deerfield and the History Workshop will be transformed by folk art that we make with our visitors.

No Child Left Inside

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) press release:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is excited to launch its seventh annual Great Park Pursuit, a summer-long series of free family adventures in Massachusetts state parks. Great Park Pursuit (GPP) Teams will design six personalized Park Pursuit adventures from hundreds of great parks and programs. Teams will take their own "GPP Squirrel" mascot along, snap a team photo with the mascot, and post their adventures online.  The 2013 Great Park Pursuit series runs through August 24th so join the Great Park Pursuit, get outdoors, and create great memories together!

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