The Hills Are Alive…..

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DSC_0242Our August podcast presents a sneak preview of an upcoming autumn program, “Inside The Sound of Music.”

Discover fascinating stories of the real von Trapp family, the stage musical, the iconic film, and more.

Let’s start at the very beginning:

On Nonfiction #44

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Upriver Music presents lives heritage concert

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DSC_0072The Upriver Music duo performed an eclectic selection of Appalachian and Scotch-Irish music last evening, entertaining an enthusiastic audience of about 30. Music was played on guitar, pennywhistle, fiddle, and banjo, in addition to the wonderful singing.

Thanks to all who attended, and to the Friends of Nordonia Hills Branch Library for funding the concert.

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AARP Foundation seeks volunteers for free tax assistance and preparation program

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In 2016 the AARP Foundation will again provide free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through its Tax-Aide program. In its 47th year, the program is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.

Summit County has 14 sites, many of which are libraries.  Each site provides free tax preparation and free e-filing for federal and state returns, as well as assistance with local taxes.

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program thrives due to the remarkable efforts of its volunteer base. No experience is necessary. Tax volunteers complete a tax preparation training workshop prior to working with taxpayers and our knowledgeable returning volunteers are always available for support.

To apply to become a Tax-Aide volunteer go to www.AARP.org/taxvolunteer

  1. Review volunteer program and position descriptions
  2. Click on the text in Box 2 to open application form and follow the steps on next page.

For more information, visit www.aarp.org/taxaide or call 1-888-OURAARP (1-888-687-2277). AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS.

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Superhero Party

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Last Friday, July 31, we had a Superhero party. We put up decorations, enjoyed some snacks, played some games, and made some crafts.   Snacks incudes Thor hammers (pretzels and large marshmallows), bite size cupcakes, and tootsie roll pops with capes. We played pin the star on Captain America’s shield and Pass the Kryptonite. We made superhero cuff ands superhero rings.

The last summer program will be Tuesday,  August 11 @2 -Hot Wheel Derby.

 

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Rick Smith, Jr

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Rick Smith, Jr wowed us with some magic and illusions.

 

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Sci-Mobile

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The Sci-Mobile stopped in last Tuesday. We had a lot of hands-on fun and learning.

Next week, July 28, Rick Smith Jr. will entertain us with some magic.

 

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Superhero Training Camp-Weathervane Playhouse

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Kim, from The Weathervane Playhouse, took us through some superhero training.

Next week, July 21, the Sci-mobile will be here.

 

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Sogbety Diomande-African Music

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Sogbety Diomande entertains us with African music and drumming. We got a chance to play the drums. He also taught us a little big about his African heritage.

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A message for graduates, parents

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DSC_0242This month’s podcast looks at David McCullough’s recent book, an expansion if his 2012 graduation speech which struck a chord and went viral.

 

Words of wisdom for grads, dads, moms, and others at:

http://nordoniahillslibrary.podomatic.com/entry/2015-06-21T17_22_00-07_00

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Bubble Lady

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Tuesday, June 16, we had the Bubble Lady here at Nordonia Hills.  We were amazed by her amazing bubble creations.

Next week, June 23, is World of Difference. Lindsay Bonilla entertains us with some interactive storytelling.

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