Activity Ideas

ALL THE BUZZ


Spring is a hectic time of the year – around the house, in the garden, on the farm. In fact, some folks say they’re “busy as a bee” in the springtime. Why the comparison? Just like the bees, people are …

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SPRING COMES CALLING


The wait is over. Springtime is officially here – at least on the calendar. It’s time for sun-kissed days, gentle breezes, birds and blossoms – and an occasional shower of rain.  The arrival of spring is a welcome relief after …

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It’s About Time!


Spring forward, fall back – sound familiar? The daylight hours will soon be longer, thanks to the arrival of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in March. Setting your clocks – and other timepieces – forward one hour might conjure up a …

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YOUNG AT HEART


If you’re celebrating another birthday soon, you might hear this cliché: You’re only as old as you feel. Age is just a number, and despite what the calendar might indicate, you can still stay “young at heart.” This month’s newsletter …

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WINTER COMFORTS


The song says it best: “Baby, it’s cold outside.” While you may not enjoy tromping through the snow and ice or dealing with the frigid temperatures outdoors, you can still enjoy some of the comforts of winter indoors. Hot cocoa, …

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YEAR IN, YEAR OUT


Activities for December Days, weeks, months, years – oh, how time flies! Before this year comes to an official end, your group might enjoy some sessions that focus on the passing of years. We all have a version of “It …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, November 2013 | Tagged | Comments Off

NO PLACE LIKE HOME


The holiday season is fast approaching, and many people are making plans to travel “home” to be with relatives and loved ones. Wherever it may be, “home” holds a special place in our hearts. Rekindle a few nostalgic memories of …

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Posted in Newsletters, October 2013 | Tagged , | Comments Off

HARVEST TIME


Fall is the season of harvest. Whether you take a trip to the pumpkin patch, go to the local farmers’ market for produce, pluck grapes from the vineyard, or enjoy a family outing to the apple orchard, you’ll find bountiful …

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KITTENS AND CATS


Leaf through the family photo album, and odds are, you’ll find some snapshots of children and their pets. Pets – especially dogs and cats – are treasured members of the family. They provide unconditional love, affection, and companionship. If your …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, August 2013 | Comments Off

SUMMER WATER FUN


Summer is sizzling so most people are looking for ways to cool off.  Whether you head to the beach or the pool, run through the backyard sprinkler, or simply sip an ice cold drink on the front porch, you’ll find …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, July 2013, Newsletters | Comments Off

PICNICS, PARADES, & PATRIOTISM


Americans will soon be throwing a big birthday party, complete with picnics, parades, and fireworks. Fourth of July festivities are scheduled all across the nation, in rural communities, small towns, and large cities. No invitations are necessary for the red, …

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Posted in June 2013, Newsletters | Comments Off

PICTURE-PERFECT JUNE


Glowing brides, beaming graduates, proud fathers, and excited school-aged children are some of the people who will be in the limelight in June. Photographers, both professional and amateur, will be busy capturing lots of special moments for families during the …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, May 2013 | Comments Off