Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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We have just finished Valentine's Day in our modern day civilized society and are able to purchase all the candy hearts, toys, etc, that we want at half-price. ‑And now it is time to fill our baskets with Easter eggs, yellow marshmallow chicks, bunnies and lots of chocolate. ‑Yum! Yum!

I wish to share a vision, a thought and a prayer. ‑If we have love in our hearts and respect for our family, friends, and all of God's creation, we then stand in the circle of unity, blessed by the Holy Spirit...

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Child: Who was Julia Howe?

Mother: She was a woman from the Sanitary Service who believed there were two great goals in life, one was peace, and the other was equality. In 1862, President Lincoln invited Julia to come to Washington to show the Civil War troops how to be more clean, in order to stop the spread of disease. As she walked through the squalor of the encampments and passed from one campfire to the next, she heard the soldiers singing a song about abolitionist John Brown. James...

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DESTINATION MOON

 

Dear Friends,

I know I am joining all of you in sadness over the catastrophe of our space shuttle, Colombia, and its seven astronauts. Whilst staying close to the TV for any news of recovery of pieces from the shuttle, my mind turned back as if I were in a time machine.

Waynedale——the free outside movies at Waynedale School. We gathered up blankets, chairs, popcorn and candy and went to eagerly wait for the movie. It was a kids "social event" as well, as I look back on...

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Serving as acolytes on Scout Sunday are (l-r) Karl McOmber Troop #44 and Matthew Long Troop #19.

CUB SCOUT PACK 3344 VISITS THE WAYNEDALE NEWS

On Monday, February 3,The Waynedale News played host to Cub Scout Pack 3344 sponsored by Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street. Den 2 and Den 5 members Greg Shields, Nick Ehinger, Corey Leffers, Billy Shields, Nathan Bausser and Austin, along with leaders Lee Shields, Robert Bausser, and Renee Jansen dropped in at the office around 6:30pm. I explained how The Waynedale News was put together and delivered to 11,000 people in the...

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Interested in learning more about gardening, the number one leisure activity in the nation? "Focus on Gardening" will be the theme of the Free Master Gardener Gardening Seminars - offered from February 26 through March 2, 2003 at the 2003 Home and Garden Show. Learn about wild edible flowers, perennial and annual flowers, garden folklore, composting, herbs, houseplants, lawn care, youth gardens, pruning, tree selection, and so much more! Master Gardeners and other area experts will offer the...

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Dear Cousin,

 

The night is still and starkly cold. A crust of ice on the snow crunches underfoot as I walk through a quiet, frozen world. Leafless trees cast black shadows upon the ground as the silvery moonlight shines down upon them. Overhead, bluish-white stars glitter like pieces of ice. There is no wind and all is silent, yet alive with the sparkle of starsshine and the reflected glimmer of frost. I am alone in the hushed darkness; the only sound is the crunch of my footsteps in...

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