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Book to be launched at Uptown Grocery Co.
A book focusing on support for children with autism will be launched at Uptown Grocery Co. from 2-5 p.m. July 19. “New Frontiers in Sensory Integration” is the most recent work of internationally acclaimed educator Stephanie Mines. Although based in Colorado, the neuropsychologist has gained experience in various parts of the world. Edmond was chosen as the launching place in honor of the local physical therapists who influenced Dr. Mines during her clinical trials.
City Council approves $114,500 for statues
City Council members have approved a $114,500 supplemental appropriation for public art.
During the previous fiscal year, private contributions covered costs of a couple of larger art pieces that exceeded the city’s matching contribution limit of $35,000, causing the city to run short of budget authority as year-end activity approached, according to background provided by the council.
Summer camp enriches children
Edmond's Historical Society 1889 summer camps were held in the historic one-room Territorial Schoolhouse on Second Street in Edmond. The children learned what their counterparts used 125 years ago to clean, cook and play with and experienced what a school day in the life of a child in 1889 was like.
Sewing camps helps girls hone in skills
Anna Paladini (foreground) and her twin sister Alex Paladini work on their patchwork purses during the Sewing Camp held at the Parks and Recreation department in Mitch Park. The girls planned their summer vacation to see their grandparents, Kay and Mark Mades, around the camp Jeanine Smith teaches each summer.
- SLIDESHOW: Fine Arts Institute camp Campers learned how to apply stage make-up, do magic tricks and clown around this week at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond's Theatre Escape Camp. This annual summer camp offering combines a number of hands-on exercises and fun for students interested in drama and the arts.
7-15 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish” and/or “Bad Luck Girl.” Deadline is 10 a.m. July 21. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
Letter of advice evolves into book manuscript
“Teen Girls Confidential: A Mother’s Letter to Her Daughter” book signing
When: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday
Where: Enid YWCA’s Virginia Groendyke Conference Room
Author Juliann Troi to sign books
A book signing event for author Juliann Troi is set from noon to 3 p.m. July 19 at Aspen Coffee, 180 W. 15th St. Troi, a resident of Edmond, will be available to sign copies of her book, “The Dragonfly Saga, Book 1.”
Emmy nominations: 8 snub shockers
A lot of beloved shows and stars got Emmy nominations on Thursday morning but there were definitely some snub shockers.
Sam Noble Museum welcomes “Formed in Stone: The Natural Beauty of Fossils”
On Independence Day, the Sam Noble Museum introduced the temporary photographic exhibit “Formed in Stone: The Natural Beauty of Fossils” featuring an array of dazzling geometric designs on fossils dating from 80 to 455 million years old.
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