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RSVP Volunteer Programs in Durham and Orange counties have opportunities for people 55 years of age and over who are eager to use their skills to serve an area near them: Garden Docents; Adult Tutors; Hospice; Animal Caregivers; Schools; Volunteer Drivers. RSVP staff interview volunteers and match them to opportunities available through one of many local agencies registered with RSVP for recruitment assistance. To learn more about these or other opportunities, contact the RSVP agency in your county or go online to find an upcoming Volunteer Information Session. Durham Co RSVP 919.536.7247 or; Orange Co RSVP 919.245.4241 or vhill@orangecountync. gov

Aug 7-13 Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park

The Volunteer Center of Durham serves the Triangle area and works toward connecting volunteers with area non-profits. They offer a new online volunteer matching system called HandsOnTriangle. They represent over 700 non-profits and all their services are free. For a full list of their volunteer needs, and information: 919.613.5105 or The Durham Symphony is asking for individuals interested in helping at symphony events, concerts, fundraisers, marketing events and more. Have fun and make a difference. Info: 919.426.9580 or 3rd Annual Apex Jazz Festival is looking for musicians, sponsors, and volunteers for their Sept 21 festival. The only adult-focused fall festival in Central NC. Those interested in volunteering: 919.303.3345 or Volunteers Needed for the 20th Annual Jimmy V Celebrity Gold Classic. Scheduled for Aug 23-25 at North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh. More than 600 volunteers are needed to make things run smoothly and helping to achieve the goal of finding a cure for cancer. Applications can be submitted online or through the mail. Info: 919.369.9061 or

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Activities for Children The Museum of Life & Science, 433 W. Murray Ave, Durham, is pleased to announce its June activities highlighted by Nikon Small World Photography Exhibit; Shark Tooth Hunt; Bug Safari; Summer Programs in the Lab; Blast Off!; Build It Bamboo; Science of Risk; and more. For a complete schedule, dates, times and information: 919.220.5429 or NC Museum of History, Raleigh, offers special June programs, concerts and exhibits such as: Storytime in the Gallery; Registration is now open for their Summer Camps. For schedules and information: 919.807.7900 or Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre, 201 E. Hargett St, Raleigh, offers June events and activities for children highlighted by Grand Re-Opening of Around Town; Garden Gourmet; Kick-off to Kindergarten; First Friday Kids Camp; Green Energy Workshop; Summer Camps; Superheroes and Superdads; Project Dance; and more. For a complete listing of activities, dates, times, and information: 919.834.4040 or Wake County Public Library System continues their programs for children to incorporate Every Child Ready to Succeed. Their goal is to educate parents and caregivers on the skills they can use at home to help prepare children for success in school. The library system offers nearly 150 weekly programs for children. For programs, dates, times, locations, and information: www.wakegov. com/libraries/events. Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St, Holly Springs, wants families to know about their June line-up of events highlighted by The Little Red

Hen; Father’s Day Toolbox Card Kid Creation. For dates, times, and information: 919.567.4000 or Raleigh Little Theatre is pleased to announce its Summer 2013 Theatre Camps, which include several new offerings; Camps for Track Two Families and New Teen Programming. For a complete listing of camps and information: Clayton Youth Theater wants rising 1st-6th graders to attend their week-long theater workshop on July 29-August 2. Participants will engage in a hands-on musical theater experience, working along side the cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The week culminates with a performance, showcasing what the students have learned during the week. Info: www. Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock, kicks off its 2013 season with Wild West Family Adventure through Nov 3. Exciting amusement rides, live shows and more. Kids will love Day Out With Thomas; Dora the Explorer and Diego in June. For dates, times, and information: www.

June 1-2 Sesame Street Live, PNC Arena, Raleigh. Info: 919.861.2300 or June 24-28 Doll Camp for American Girls, Historic

Polk House, 537 N. Blount St, Raleigh. For ages 5-11. Bring favorite dolls, make crafts and doll accessories, games stories and movies. Info:

July 4 23rd Annual Independence Day Open House,

11am-4pm, Joel Lane Musueum House, 160 S. Saint Mary’s St, Raleigh. An old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration. Info: 919.833.3431 or

July 8-26 Justice Theater Project Summer Camps. Mornings are spent in age-appropriate groups rotating to art, music, dance, theater games and youth yoga. Afternoons we run the show! The camp culminates in a fully mounted musical theater production with two evening performances. Applications and information: www.





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Activities for Adults NC Museum of History, Raleigh, offers June programs, concerts and exhibits activities; Senior Samplers of Around the Bend and Making an Impression; Quaker Pottery Tradition in NC: The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble Performance; Music of the Carolinas with Sparky & Rhonda Rucker; Our State Day; Freedom Celebration Preview Reception; Saturdays in the Garden; The Legacy of Freedom Symposium; and more. Watergate: Political Scandal & The Presidency Exhibit runs through Aug 10. For schedules and information: 919.807.7900 or www. The NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, has June exhibits, events, and concerts highlighted by Art of the Auction Benefit; Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum; 0 to 60: The Experience of Time through Contemporary Art; Dwelling: Interiors by Page H. Laughlin and Pamela Pecchio; Art in the Evenings; Art+Cuisine; Dining After Dark; and more. Summer offers their Outdoor Concerts and Films. In June watch for performances by Glen Hansard and Indigo Girls. They also offer lectures, classes and discussion groups. For dates, times and information: 919.839.6262 or www. The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (formerly The Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts), Raleigh, has June performances that include: Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy Series; Video Games Live with NC Symphony; Once Upon a Mattress; Raleigh Ringers Spring Concert; Miss NC Pageant; and Sci Fi Spectacular with the NC Symphony. For a complete listing of events, dates, times, and information: 919.831.6060 or The Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St, Durham, hosts performances in June of Triangle Rising Stars Awards; Kevin James; Shankar Ehsaan Loy; Anthony Hamilton; Shen Wei Dance Arts; Kings of the Mic Tour; Pilobolus; Abraham in Motion; and Gladys

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Second Tuesday of each Month $12 per person includes movie admission, lunch, beverage, tax and gratuity - groups welcome!

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it’s a well known fact that the star of another children’s TV show first played clarabell the clown. what was his name? (Winner will be chosen by June 15. Prior winners should not enter for three months to allow other people to win.)

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June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...

June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...