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Summer Featured Events 100th Anniversary of the City of Lincoln, Alabama Municipal Complex (205) 966-6607 Saturday, July 3 Celebrate the centennial of the city of Lincoln with the unveiling of a historic marker, entertainment and other activities. Wedowee Fourth of July Boat Parade Lake Wedowee/R.L. Harris Reservoir (256) 276-7959, Thursday, July 3, 10 a.m. Fee for participants only. Boats and personal watercrafts decorated with a patriotic theme.

Museums/Gallerys Berman Museum of World History Anniston (256) 237-6261, Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Mondays, now through Memorial Day 3rd Annual Vintage Bazaar Browse unique treasures in this one-of-a-kind eight day consignment sale: the 3rd Annual Vintage Bazaar at Berman Museum, July 24-31, 10.a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Shop higher quality items offered by Berman Museum members and community friends. A portion of the proceeds benefit Berman Museum’s general budget. You never know what you will find: especially prized items from 2009’s Bazaar were a silver service & full set of china, hand embellished linens, vintage costume jewelry, 1950’s collectibles, and a fine wooden music box. No admission required to shop.

Anniston Museum of Natural History (256) 237-6766, Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays, now through Memorial Day 80 Years Young Now Through December 31 If you are or will turn 80 years old in 2010, then your admission to the Museum is free all year with your valid ID/proof of age. Simply show your valid ID/Proof of age to the Museum receptionist when you enter, and begin enjoying the perks of being 80 Years Young, just like us! 80 Days of Summer Beginning June 1 and continuing through August 19 Attention year 1980 babies, who says turning thirty is all bad? This summer we’ll help you celebrate your birthday along with our 80th Anniversary. Anyone born in the year 1980 (must present valid ID with proof of birth year), will receive free admission to the Museum when 64 Longleaf Style Summer 2010

accompanied by another visitor’s paid admission. Paying visitor may be of any age, 4 and over! They pay regular admission and you, year 1980 baby, get in free! It’s the 80 Days of Summer, another great part of our 80th Anniversary Year. Junior Naturalist Discovery Camp Tuesday, July 13 through Friday, July 16 — 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Deadline for registration: Friday, July 2 Campers from grades 4–6 will discover the fascinating world of nature in this four day camp at the Museum. There will be off-site field trips to nature and science centers, plus a day of exploration at Anniston Museum and Berman Museum of World History, next door. Students will be able to explore areas of the Museum that are not generally open to the public, such as the Live Animal Facility. There they will learn more about the Museum’s animal collection and how the animals are cared for. Students will even have the opportunity to handle some of them. Activities utilizing the nature trails and Museum Exhibit Halls will reinforce the concept of conservation of the environment. Snacks will be provided each day; students should provide their own lunch. Full day camp: $130/member; $140/non-member. (256) 237-6766 ext 114 or 116. Senior Safari Designed for Seniors, 60+ Cathedral State Park and Lake Guntersville State Park Tuesday, July 27 off-site Deadline for registration: Tuesday, July 13 The Museum will offer another in our very special Senior’s only trip series, Tuesday, July 27. Travel in comfort in the Museum van to visit Alabama’s newest State Park, Cathedral Caverns State Park. The perfect trip for a hot July day in Alabama, Cathedral Caverns maintains a comfortable 60-degree temperature all year round. View many interesting cave formations as you walk through this subterranean wonderland. After the cave, Safari-goers will head to Lake Guntersville State Park and lunch in the Pinecrest Dinning Room of the newly remodeled Lodge. Cost is $50/person; $45/member and does not include lunch. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, July 27. For reservations or questions, call (256) 237-6766, ext 114, or email Note: we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs in the Museum van. White Elephant Sale Saturday, July 31 — 9 a.m. until noon. Shop the annual Museum League tag sale, featuring gently used items from member’s attics and basements. From tiny treasures of jewelry and ornaments to fabulous finds like furniture or electronic equipment, this fun sale always provides some surprises for shoppers. Watch for more details in future newsletters and on the website calendar, www.

Fernbank Science Center Atlanta, Georgia General Information, (404) 929-6300; Ticket Reservations, (404) 929-6400, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 noon - 5 p.m. De Soto’s Footsteps: New Archaeological Evidence from Georgia On view May 22, 2010 – March 1, 2011

Longlead Summer 2010  
Longlead Summer 2010  

The Summer 2010 issue of Longleaf