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Thursday, June 7: Raising Backyard Chickens with Coyote Creek Farms

Join Rob Cunningham of Coyote Creek farm. He'll discuss choosing the right breed for you, general care to include feed water and air quality, and organic treatments for illnesses that may pop up. He'll also talk about molt and will show you the correct way to handle an adult chicken. Learn about feed cycles for the different stages of development. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A.

This presentation is for those 18 and up only. Refreshments will be provided.

Questions? Email Bette at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov.

Friday, June 29 from 1-2 pm: Korean Culture Presentation and Dance Demonstration with Lee Young

Join Lee Young for a presentation on Korean culture and history, followed by a short demo of traditional dance. Lee will also bring traditional Korean outfits that you can try on.

Refreshments will be provided. This program is intended for those 55 and up, but anyone 18 and up is welcome to attend.

Questions? Contact Bette at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov for more information.

 

Thursday, July 5 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm: Fridge Pickling Basics

Learn a simple recipe for making pickles in your fridge! This is a hands-on class. Space is limited and materials will be provided while supplies last.

This class is intended for those 18 and up. Due to the kitchen equipment being used, children will not be permitted at this program.

Questions? Contact Bette at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov for more information.

 

Wednesday, July 18 and 25, and Wednesday, August 22 and 29: Fiction Writing Series with Tracey Lander-Garrett

Writer and teacher Tracey Lander-Garrett will instruct you on various aspects of fiction writing. This is an interactive class where participants will get to work on writing exercises.

This class will take place on the last two Wednesdays of July and August. Anyone 18 and up is welcome to attend.

July 18: Part I. First Things First: Who, Where, & When
-Character
-Setting
-Naming Your Nouns

July 25: Part II. Structure: The Ups & Downs of Storytelling
-Plotting
-Pacing
-Beginnings, Middles, & Ends

August 22: Part III. Narrative Choices: The Good, Bad, & Ugly
-POV & Tense
-First lines
-Last lines (chapter or story endings)

August 29: Part IV. Other Essentials: Keeping the Reader’s Attention
-Dialogue
-Suspending Disbelief
-Description & Literary Devices

Questions? Contact Bette at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov for more information.

Thursday, July 26 from 6-7 pm: Outdoor Survival with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Does the great outdoors call your name? Preparation is key to an enjoyable wilderness experience. Learn the basics of camping from two local park rangers and start your journey! They'll cover methods of leave no trace, preparedness, and wilderness first aid. They'll discuss some of the basics of camping. You will learn some of the elements in nature that have historically been used for survival. They will also go over prep work before leaving home, tools and materials to consider bringing, levels of camping and wilderness preparation.

This event is for those 18 and up only. Refreshments will be provided.

Thanks to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for presenting this program.

Questions? Contact Bette at bettem@pflugervilletx.gov for more information.

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