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General Interest Items – July 11, 2012

2.1 History Museum of Western Virginia Events – Roanoke – Multiple Dates
2.2 Fiddler on the Roof – Mechanicsville – July 20 and 21
2.3 Article: Federal Student Aid and the Law of Unintended Consequences
2.4 Daddy-Daughter Dates

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2.1 History Museum of Western Virginia Events – Roanoke – Various Dates

History Museum of Western Virginia
128 E. Campbell Avenue
Roanoke, VA

Mommy and Me at the Museum

Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., now through November 19. Cost: $3/participant; recommended for ages three through five; cost includes the class, supplies, and a snack. Register no later than the morning of the day before the event.

Each month will have a different theme with a different book and activity related to the theme each week. This program is designed to expose children to history in a fun and creative way, as well as provide an opportunity to create meaningful experiences that will promote life-long learning.

Playing in the Past

Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon, July 12, 19, and 26. Cost: $7/student; designed for–but not strictly limited to–students in grades one through four; cost includes the class, supplies, and a snack. Register no later than the morning of the day before the event. Each week, children will learn about different artifacts used by historians, participate in fun and enriching activities, and create crafts to take home. The weekly classes will expose children to history in a fun and creative way and create a foundation for a love of history and learning.

July’s theme of artifacts will focus on a diverse range of historic remnants left behind and the processes involved in uncovering the objects including archaeology, architecture, historic toys and games, and immigration documents.

For more information on either of these events, contact Alaina McKee at 540-224-1245 or education@vahistorymuseum.org.

http://vahistorymuseum.org/mommy_program.php

http://vahistorymuseum.org

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2.2 Fiddler on the Roof – Mechanicsville – July 20 and 21

Shady Grove United Methodist Church
8209 Shady Grove Road
Mechanicsville, VA

Friday, July 20, 2012, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost: $10/guest at the door (ages 4 and up). Please see the Alpha Theatre and Arts Company website for advance ticket prices and locations.

Enjoy this classic, family-friendly musical at off-Broadway prices in your neighborhood.

For more information, contact Mimi Ellis at bobandmimi@verizon.net or call 804-266-5315.

http://www.alphatheatre.org

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2.3 Article: Federal Student Aid and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Now that virtually all college (and even lower) student aid loans are federally backed (and therefore federally approved), see what else it may mean for your family. 

http://tinyurl.com/7t3xdbv

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2.4 Daddy-Daughter Dates

Listen to the radio program based upon 88 Great Daddy-Daughter Dates by Rob Teigen, and get some great ideas for spending quality time with your daughter–or son.

www.haventoday.org/rob-teigen-great-daddydaughter-dates-part-1-s-183.html

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