January 20, 2017

10th Anniversary Celebration Brings Big Names and New Events to the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/01/prweb13993121.htm

Stratford Library offers programs for youth and adults

Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street; Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10-8; Friday-Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, 1-5; 203-385-4162, stratfordlibrary.org.

Passes to area attractions

Stratford Library currently offers its patrons discounted and free passes to a variety of state museums and aquarium attractions including Mystic and Maritime Aquariums, Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, New Haven’s Peabody Museum of Natural History and Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

 

Library LEGO Club

Children ages 5-12 meet Saturday, Jan. 21, 1:30.

 

Creating writing

High school and college students who love to write both prose and poetry are invited to this monthly workshop to share their writings and get feedback Monday, Jan. 23, 6:30-8, Board Room.

 

Smitten with

Source: http://www.stratfordstar.com/62169/stratford-library-offers-programs-for-youth-and-adults-8/

KINGSTON LIBRARY CORNER: Jan. 13 – News – Wicked Local …

The Kingston Public Library, located at 6 Green St., is open Mondays from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 781-585-0517  or go to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

FOR TEENS

Are you 11 to 17? Would you like your voice to be heard? Then, the Kingston Public Library wants you as part of its Youth Advisory Council.

Help the library plan programs and choose books, CDs and DVDs (and even earn community service credits). The library is also starting a teen

Source: http://kingston.wickedlocal.com/news/20170113/kingston-library-corner-jan-13

The Norwalk Maritime Aquarium Hosts Chocolate Expo – Patch

From Maritime Aquarium: One of Connecticut’s top attractions gets even sweeter on Sun., Jan. 29 when The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk offers sea turtles and chocolate turtles – plus a great admission deal – with the return of The Chocolate Expo.

About 40 local and regional vendors – including top area chocolatiers – will fill the Aquarium galleries, offering samples and sales of their gourmet chocolates, baked goods and specialty foods. In addition, guests can meet “Willy Wonka’s” original Mike TeeVee and sit in on free presentations by celebrity chefs Barret Beyer, Tony Albanese and Larry Rosenberg, as

Source: http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/norwalk-maritime-aquarium-hosts-chocolate-expo

Florida’s Best Budget Hotels By The Beach : Video : TravelersToday

Florida, the Sunshine State has hundreds of miles of beaches, some of them regarded among the best in the world. It ranges from the Atlantic Ocean waves on Florida’s East Coast up to the powdery white sand of one of the Gulf Coast barrier islands along the west. Here are some of the best affordable beach hotels to stay when in Florida:

The North Beach Camp Resort in St. Augustine is a 30-acre campsite on a barrier island between a wild Atlantic beach and a calmer beach on the saltwater Tolomoto river. It is a picturesque campground,

Source: http://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/34204/20170111/florida-s-best-budget-hotels-beach.htm

An astoundingly dark recap of 2016’s animal news and videos

“Sometimes they’ll ‘hang out’ with each other for an hour,” says the Seattle Aquarium’s Tim Carpenter. “Sometimes it’s 12 hours.” Credit:

Michael Bentley via Flickr

Like many people, we here at Crosscut tempered the year’s barrage of bad news by turning to animal videos and stories on occasion.

We published several of our own as well. But in keeping with our journalistic standards, almost all of them were kind of grim. For those who steadfastly refuse to the call of easy animal-related content, we present some of our top stories of the year…

Attention:

Source: http://crosscut.com/2016/12/an-astoundingly-dark-recap-of-2016s-cutest-animal-videos/

Ripley’s Attractions offer discounts, special shows to celebrate Clemson – WBTW

Marion Fire Department welcomes people to warming shelter

Marion Fire Department welcomes people to warming shelter

MARION, SC (WBTW) – The City of Marion Fire Department opened its doors to anyone that needs to stay warm. Last night the department had six…

Florence County 911 dispatch and SCDOT prepared for winter storm

Florence County 911 dispatch and SCDOT prepared for winter storm

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – The winter storm blew through our area starting early Saturday morning

Source: http://wbtw.com/2017/01/07/ripleys-attractions-offer-discounts-special-shows-to-celebrate-clemson/

Valentine Theatre to show ‘Gone with the Wind’

Public joins Columbus Zoo penguins in producing paintings to tout conservation

They’re known for their stately black-and-white tuxedos. But this year, the penguins at the
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium added a splash of color to their winter wardrobes.

The popular aquatic birds recently dipped their toes into the art world.

It’s a hit with zoo patrons, who can pay for a behind-the-scenes experience with the aspiring
artists. The four pilot classes held so far have sold out quickly. Participants color a canvas and
then watch an African penguin step into water-based tempera paint and waddle across it, leaving
footprints behind.

“This might be the best gift anyone has ever given me,” said Cheryl

Source: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2017/01/03/1-columbus-zoo-lets-public-join-penguins-in-producing-paintings-to-tout-conservation.html

KINGSTON LIBRARY CORNER: Dec. 30 – Wicked Local Kingston

The Kingston Public Library, located at 6 Green St., is open Mondays from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 781-585-0517  or go to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

FOR TEENS

Are you 11 to 17? Would you like your voice to be heard? Then, the Kingston Public Library wants you as part of its Youth Advisory Council.

Help the library plan programs and choose books, CDs and DVDs (and even earn community service credits). The library is also starting a teen

Source: http://kingston.wickedlocal.com/news/20161230/kingston-library-corner-dec-30