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06/19/2018 07:00 PM
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was an important member of the Impressionist movement of the nineteenth century. His large body of work includes many portraits of children and women in lively social situations. “Why shouldn’t art be pretty?” Renoir […]

06/12/2018 07:00 PM
Father’s Day Cards
Father’s Day is a fairly new holiday, and wasn’t given national recognition until President Richard Nixon established a permanent national observance on the third Sunday in June. Father’s Day was originally conceived in 1909 by Sonara Smart Dodd, who was […]

06/05/2018 07:00 PM
The Ocean
Although it covers nearly three-quarters of the Earth, scientists call the ocean our planet’s last frontier, and say that we know more about the moon then we do the seafloor. While oceanographers are racing to learn more about the deep […]

05/29/2018 07:00 PM
Betsy Ross
Many people believe that General George Washington visited seamstress Betsy Ross in June, 1776 to ask her to sew a stars-and-stripes flag that would become the first official flag of the new country. The story continues that Ross convinced Washington […]

05/22/2018 07:00 PM
Flag Day
With roots in the nineteenth century, June 14th wasn’t officially established as Flag Day until May 30, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation. It’s celebration continued in various communities for many years, but it didn’t really take off […]