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Half Day Happenings: Harvest Fest

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Wednesday, October 29, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Stop by the library on your afternoon off from school to celebrate the bounty of the autumn season. Enjoy crafts and activities featuring pumpkins, scarecrows, and all things harvest!

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Children's Halloween Party

Come join us for games, trick or treating, and fun crafts. Dress up in your Halloween costumes. 

Central Ridge
Wednesday, October 29, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Lakes Region
Thursday, October 30, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

 

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Halloween Spooktacular

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Saturday, October 25, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

The entire family is invited to spend time together making some ghoulishly cool crafts and enjoying some spooktacular activities. Spooky sundaes will be served courtesy of the Friends of the Floral City Library. Please feel free to wear your Halloween costumes!

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Harvest and Halloween Fun

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Saturday, October 25, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Kids, tweens, and teens get ready to have some fall fun at the library! Be creative and make harvest and Halloween crafts. Enjoy treats and board games. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Homosassa Public Library.

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Halloween Stories and Costume Parade

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Friday, October 24,  10:30 -11:30 AM

Coastal Region
Thursday, October 30,  10:30 -11:30 AM

Join us for children's Halloween stories, songs, and rhymes. Make a special trick-or-treat bag and parade around the library for treats. Children are welcome with or without a costume.Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Early Voting General Election

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Central Ridge branch

Homosassa branch
Thursday October 23,  - Saturday, November 1, 10 am - 6 pm  

General Election Date
Tuesday, November 4, 7:00 - 7:30 pm


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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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