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  • Get an education about life during the Civil War

    The annual Battle of Townsend's Plantation and Civil War Festival is this weekend at Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441, Mount Dora. Folks can see how the young and old lived during the Civil War and the way meals were prepared and...
  • Specialized library programs help autistic kids fit in

    Specialized library programs help autistic kids fit in
    Derek Alexander looks forward to story time at the East Lake County Library because he fits in with the other kids. The 9-year-old has autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a noncancerous brain tumor that hinders his ability to control...
  • Huntington Library acquires famed French scientist Louis Pasteur's notes on brewing beer

    People interested in what kind of beer the guy who invented pasteurization kicked back with after work will want to pay a visit to San Marino's Huntington Library. The Huntington, whose treasures include a First Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays,...
  • 'Dancing Divas' at Broward Main Library

    'Dancing Divas' at Broward Main Library
    Dancing Divas Two gifted performers will present two disciplines of Indian classical dance in one show at the Broward County Main Library. The artists include Srinwanti Chakrabarti, a dancer and dance therapist inducted into the Odissi dance form at...
  • Celebrate Valentine's Day in the south suburbs

    Celebrate Valentine's Day in the south suburbs
    Valentine's Day isn't just for couples. Friends and families who want to celebrate love can do it at a mother/son Valentine bowl, a concert with chocolate lovers in mind and kids' story time, among other events in the south suburbs. Bolingbrook...
  • Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93

    Arthur Jaffe, FAU donor and lover of books, dies at 93
    For Arthur Jaffe, books weren't just to be read. They were to be treasured as works of art. Jaffe, who donated a lot of money and his vast collection of hand-crafted books to Florida Atlantic University, died Sunday. He was 93. His legacy will live on...
  • Lake Technical College designated ASE testing site

    Lake Technical College in Eustis has been designated as a proctored testing center for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence — a Virginia-based organization made up of consumer-groups representatives, educators and government...
  • Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach

    Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach
    The Laugh at the Library fundraiser in Delray Beach on Friday is a study in contrasts, illustrated by its headliner, literate funnyman Paul Mecurio. Beginning at 9 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) at the Delray Beach Marriott, the evening will offer...
  • Simsbury In 'Good Shape' As Roads Declared Passable, No Power Outages

    Simsbury In 'Good Shape' As Roads Declared Passable, No Power Outages
    SIMSBURY — As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, all of the town roads, including secondary roads, have been plowed and are passable and safe, said Tom Roy, Simsbury's public works director. "We were truly geared up for the absolute worst, but we ended up with...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Try a different perspective on for size

    What if you could change your perspective for one evening? The new Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries program series "Through the Eyes of…" is an opportunity to see through the lenses of other people who have diligently developed a unique point...
  • Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint

    Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint
    Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint! This is how my son remembers it: He left...