Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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Watching Miracle on 34th Street over Thanksgiving weekend made me wonder if mailing a letter to Santa is still a popular thing for kids to do. And does the post office still send them to Santa at the north pole?

Santa now has expanded his shopping to the Internet? Santa can find the perfect gift, purchase and deliver it right to a child's Christmas tree, gift-wrapped and all.

A couple of places online that Santa likes to shop are popular places that you have heard of, such as Wal-Mart.com...

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(Taken from THE COURIER – official messenger of the Anthony Wayne Area Council BSA)

"The only thing wrong with the Boys Scouts of America is, there's not enough of 'em." - Will Rogers

Scouting is a great program. Scouting influences boys to be better citizens, thus more Scouts equals a better society. Boys that stay in Scouting are more likely to: Complete high school, graduate from college, become leaders, and hold jobs that earn $50,000 or more per year. Because of these and other...

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Planets Adorn December Nights

 

Four planets and shooting stars will decorate December nights like ornaments on a Christmas tree. Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter will be easy to find in either the evening or morning sky.

Venus and Mars shine a mere 1.6-degree apart during the first week of December. Venus is at its greatest brilliancy on December 6th glowing at a magnitude –4.7. On that same day, Mars is only 1.33 degrees to the right of Venus at magnitude+2.3. Venus is the brightest...

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Dear Cousin,

 

Deer hunting season is upon us, and the men and boys in our family are busy gearing up for their favorite season. It has always been a tradition for our sons and now adult grandsons to gather long before daylight and partake of a bountiful breakfast together before heading for the woods. We fix fried potatoes, sausage gravy, bacon and eggs, hot biscuits and plenty of homemade jams and jellies. After this bountiful repast, they are ready to face the wilds of West...

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Don't let the winter break get boring for your kids. Let them spend the day at Fox Island where they can discover the park in winter. Whether there is snow on the ground or not, there is lots of fun stuff to do at day camp. Lunch and a snack are provided. All campers need to do is dress for the weather and they can even bring a friend to join in the fun.

This year they are offering two different theme days with nature activities, games, and crafts. On December 26, they will have the...

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If you're a web-designer or someone who wants to design websites there are a few cool links and ideas to get you started with your website design.

A couple pointers in designing a site are to get a piece of paper, and a computer. The paper is for you to start writing down what you want on your website. Not too detailed. But a simple list of pages you want to design and what their purpose is.

Next you need to draw a flow chart design. This is where you can draw a diagram of what pages...

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