Covington Library’s next Game On events, in which teens can play GameCube, Xbox 360, PS2 and Nintendo Wii games, is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 4 and June 18.
I helped a friend and his wife load their stuff into a big U-Haul some days ago. They were moving to southern California. Some people think a move from this part of the world to that part is sort of like trading a gentle scalp massage for a whack on the head with a garden rake.
Faith-based support for sufferers of fibromyalgia
Does it seem like you are spending more each month at the grocery store? Well, you are. One only has to pick up a newspaper or turn on the television news to hear that grocery prices are going nowhere but up.
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Did you miss this one? “Sugarcane Academy: How a New Orleans Teacher and His Storm-Struck Sudents Created a School to Remember,” by Michael Tisserand
Corner of Love Ministries, an outreach to the people of Nicaragua, is expanding its family sponsorship program and looking for more sponsors and one-time donors.
WaterWise demonstration garden: Self-guided tours showcase plants and gardening methods that conserve water. Plant list available at garden or from Web site. Guided tours available for groups of 12 or more with advance registration. Hours: Dawn-dusk daily. Covington Water District, 18631 S.E. 300th Place, Covington. Information: 253-631-0565 (extension 170) and www.covingtonwater.com.
The fourth week of May shows the decline of spring-blooming bulbs. It’s time to start match-making and pairing up plant material so as your tulips, daffodils and other spring-blooming bulbs age and decline they have some comfort and company. Resist the urge to cut off fading bulb foliage if you want the bulbs to return and bloom again next year.
Design trends that shape the way people live in their homes will be the subject for an appearance by an author June 5 at Covington Library.
It’s that time again for Max Manthou.
My wife and I are currently trying to sell her parents’ home. They have quite happily moved out to enjoy the greater ease of assisted living. Bert, my wife’s dad, wasn’t keen on the idea at first. “I don’t want to be around a bunch of old people,” he declared. He said he preferred to hang out with younger folks – around 93 years of age, like himself.
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“Fiddler on the Roof,” presented by the Kentwood Players, will be performed tonight at Kentwood High School’s Performaing Arts Center.
The third week in May is blooming with colors, and now is the time to feed and weed.