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 seems like just ... Read more

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 hearth and ... Read more

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. ... Read more

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 plenty of relief with water. ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

BOOKS AND NOOKS

Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, the Bobbsey Twins. As a youngster, did you ever stay up past your bedtime reading a mystery under the covers? Generations of readers know how easy it is to become totally engrossed in a new book. ... Read more

SUMMER FLAVORS

Remember picking blueberries, blackberries, and huckleberries for Grandma’s special berry pie? How about feasting on fried chicken, dill potato salad, heirloom tomatoes, and deep-dish peach pie at the annual church picnic? Do you recall ... Read more

GARDENING

Remember the succulent taste of a vine-ripened tomato from your grandmother’s garden?  Seasoned gardeners know there are plenty of chores to do in the coming months, if they want to enjoy freshly picked vegetables from their own patch. ... Read more

RACING: DERBY DAY FUN

Do you know which annual event is billed as the “fastest two minutes in sports”? Here are three clues: It’s for three-year-olds only. It takes place in the heart of the Bluegrass State. It’s run on the first Saturday in May. Horse-racing ... Read more