At the petting zoo, children could interact with ducks, goats, chickens, a bunny and ride a miniature horse.
Dig Into Reading this summer as the Braselton Library hosts a series of fun happenings with the Summer Reading Program.
On June 14, Pint Size Petting Zoo set up shop in Braselton Park to entertain children.
The fun got under way on June 10 with Monday Movie Madness with “Treasure Buddies.”
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Arby’s in Jefferson will be donating 10 percent of sales on Tuesday, June 25, to Addison Bulloch and her family.
“Come eat with us and help support our neighbor,” says Arby’s promotion of the fundraising. Customers can either make a donation of $3 or more and receive a coupon book worth $30 or they can simply eat at Arby’s in Jefferson on June 25, and Arby’s will give Addison a portion of Jefferson’s sales for the day. Donations are also being taken at Arby’s in Winder, Cornelia, Toccoa and Commerce.
Addison, who lives in Hoschton with her mother, father and year-old brother, began her journey on Feb. 23, 2012 when, at age 3, a fever that wouldn’t go away was diagnosed as Pre-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of the blood.
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Dr. William Grimsley presented the “now” of medicine while Andy Garrison, portraying Dr. Pendergrass, talked about medicine of “then” at the recent History Camp hosted at the Crawford Long Museum. Dr. Ed Rigel of Gainesville, a member of the Museum board, portrayed a Revolutionary War soldier. Participants created herbal lip balm, made butter and pomanders. and learned to pick out the seeds in a boll of cotton. The 14 first-week campers and the 22 in the second week also enjoyed an ice cream party.
See the photo gallery below of the two weeks of History Camp.
The House of Clay in Braselton announces new operating hours as well as activities and classes offered during the summer.
The pottery studio is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at 5117 Highway 53 in downtown Braselton. Owner Sue Compton, an accomplished potter and art educator, offers individual wheel instruction and handbuilding classes. Personalized lessons begin at $25 for a two-hour session.
Several summer camps for kids are planned and registration is under way. July 15-19 is the date for a Clay Camp.
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The big screen was set up for the showing of the first movies under the stars production of the season.
The Braselton Visitors’ Bureau hosted its first of this year’s movies under the stars June 15 with the showing of ”Escape from Planet Earth” in Braselton Park.
The big screen was set up to show the animated adventure which takes place on planet Baab where astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population. Mastering daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother who heads mission control at BASA. The movie stars Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry and Jessica Alba.
The next movie under the stars will be July 20. Movies are presented free of charge at dusk for families and children. Blankets or chairs are welcomed. Vendors will offer snow cones, funnel cakes, egg rolls and dairy treats. The Braselton Lions Club presents baked goods.
The 2013 movie series is presented by the Braselton Visitors Bureau Authority. For additional information on the movie series, visit www.braseltonfestivals.com