2007-07-07 / News

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Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.

Wetlands: More Than Water- Saturday, July 14, 8am - 3pm, Join Arboretum staff as we explore wetlands in Central Ohio. We will botanize plant communities in these habitats and explore the associated wildlife. Participants will learn how to identify plants and critters that live under the water, above the water and on the surface of the water. We will discover how wetland plants and soils interact with each other, helping to make our environment a cleaner place. Participants will have the opportunity to experience aquatic life in and around natural wetlands, such as those created by glaciers, as well as wetlands created through restoration projects. Dress to get wet and muddy. This class may not be appropriate for very young children. $35/$20 members (lunch on your own), reservation required, Visitors Center.

Precious Article Preservation: Photographs- Saturday, July 14, 10am - noon, Photography is one of America's most popular hobbies and why not- photographs are some of life's most precious moments frozen in time. This program is full of tips on the care, display and protection of those precious family photographs. $8/$5 members, reservation required, meet at the Visitors Center.

The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Call 740-323-2355 or 800-44-DAWES for information or visit www. dawesarb.org.

Longaberger Homestead - Frazeysburg. Call Guest Relations at 740-322-5588 or visit www. longaberger.com.

+ Horizon of Hope Pink Week - July 7-14. It all begins with hope. Join us for special teas and a Hope and Knowledge Fair providing tips and resources for living healthy as we raise donations and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

Flint Knapping - Flint Ridge. Learn to make your own arrowhead at a flint knapping session, Saturday, July 7, noon to 4 p.m. at the Ridge Museum--a privately owned museum on Flint Ridge Road 312. Call (740) 787-2869 for more information, free to public.


Short North Sunday Jazz - Columbus. Short North Sunday Jazz, Sundays July & August, noon to 1:30 p.m., Goodale Park Gazebo:

+ July 8- LDB3 with Linda Dachtyl: Bluesy B3

+ July 15- Jim Maneri Straight: Straight ahead

Art in the Park - Infirmary Mound Park. Join us as we celebrate summer with an evening of good music, July 14. The Lancaster Community Band adds a variety of concert band music to the evening air. Relax amidst the natural surroundings of Infirmary Mound Park as you listen to toe tapping marches, familiar Broadway musicals, and more. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy a fun evening with your family. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. The Ohio Health Consortium is sponsoring this concert. Contact (740) 587-2535.

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