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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Upcoming Events

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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Tobacco Cessation Class

Tobacco-Cessation-ClassesCitrus County Library System is partnering with the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center to provide a FREE 2-hour tobacco dependence seminar at various library branches.

 

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Plant Propagation - Starting New Plants

hands-plantingtEven if you have a black thumb, join the Extension Horticulturist for tips on successfully starting new plants from seeds and cuttings. No prior experience required.

Central Ridge
Saturday, September 06, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

 

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Artsy Fartsy

artsy-fartsyExplore the world of art. Discover different types of visual art each month. Who knows, you could be the next Picasso. 

Coastal Region branch
Thursday, September 04, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

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Become a U.S. Citizen: Naturalization Information

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This session will include an overview of the requirements for Naturalization and information about how to file an application for Naturalization. It will also include a “mock” interview which gives the students an idea of what an actual Naturalization interview looks like. In addition, a short video entitled, “A Promise of Freedom” will be shown and a Q & A session will be held.

 

Homosassa
Thursday, September 04, 10:30 - 12:30 pm



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Genealogy and DNA Help

Lakes Region branch
Wednesday, September 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmgenealogy-1

Assisting people with Genealogy and DNA questions about family lineage. This session will include information on how to navigate specific search using library databases and website use.

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Wildlife Park to Present Wildlife Ranger Camps June and July

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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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