Bedford public library, 4-H offer hands-on learning opportunities

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Bedford Public Library System and Bedford 4-H are teaming up to create hands-on learning opportunities for kids.

This month, Bedford 4-H is teaching a STEM science water education series that explores flooding, pollution, irrigation, water conservation and the different ways we use water. The four-part series has a kit for every lesson.

The series aligns with Virginia SOLs and more importantly gives kids another learning opportunity

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Anonymous non-profit unanimously approves purchase offer to give kids the lakeshore

This location was most recently Muskegon Community College’s Lakeshore Fitness Center and will soon be the new home of BGCML’s youth and teen Clubhouse.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, the Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore’s (BGCML) Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve the purchase of 900 W. Western Ave in Muskegon, MI. 

This location was most recently Muskegon Community College’s Lakeshore Fitness Center and will soon be

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National forests, other federal lands offer free parking for Presidents Day

Presidents Day means another opportunity for free parking at some outdoor recreation areas around the Pacific Northwest.

The holiday, on Monday, Feb. 15, is one of nine fee-free days honored by federal public lands agencies in 2021, meaning all parking and entry fees are waived on lands where it’s recognized.

This Presidents Day, fees will be waived on lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and

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Dunedin and Pinellas will make offer next week on coveted 44-acres

The City of Dunedin and Pinellas County will present an agreement next week to the estate of the late Gladys Douglas to buy her 44 acres on Keene Road and save it from development.

City and county officials announced their plan at a virtual press conference on Friday, the day after receiving an anonymous $2 million donation that brought local government to the brink of their fundraising goal days before

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Holiday Gift Ideas Offer Unique Texas Twist

AUSTIN, TX — It’s the season of giving as a way to show goodwill in the coming year. Not to be left behind, area retailers offer an abundance of gift options — many with a quintessential Texas twist —from barbecue sauce to skydiving. The list is heavy on spirits to help ring in the New Year with a meaningul toast.


“The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall is

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“Be patient” | Parents in virtual learning offer advice after KCS students transition online

The transition will last through Winter break, and in-person students will return to their buildings on January 5, 2021.

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. — What has it been like to have a kid learning from home? We asked a set of Knox County Parents with students from elementary to high school who were learning from home.

“Here’s a couple tricks that might help you navigate this new adventure you are on,”

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Homestays: Airbnb hosts offer tiny house and historic home lodging | News

In today’s travel markets there are more choices for lodging than ever before. In addition to hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, inns and rentals, an increasingly popular option is Airbnb. This online service serves as a broker to connect long- and short-term travelers with hosts.

Airbnb was launched in 2008 when two designers hosted travelers looking for a place to stay. Today, the technology platform is used by millions of

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Paris Trade Shows Offer Virtual Platforms

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PARIS — It was never easy for brands and buyers to pack meetings into the unforgiving rhythm of the fashion season calendar. So it’s little wonder stakeholders are welcoming a wave of new, virtual platforms where brands and buyers can connect, present new collections and place orders, offered by Paris’ ready-to-wear trade shows, in response to coronavirus-impacted events.

Digital platforms can “contribute to

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District To Offer More In-Person, Virtual Programs

WILL COUNTY, IL — As the state moves to Phase 4 of the governor’s Restore Illinois plan amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Forest Preserve District is offering more in-person programs for those who want to venture out, as well as additional online offerings for those who would rather enjoy entertaining and educational nature programs from the comfort of their homes.

Topics range from creatures and history to yoga and fitness.

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