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The Galveston County Daily News: Leisure

February 8, 2016

Leisure

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Paying homage to America's remarkable women

A 1976 book, "Susan B. Anthony Slept Here," by Lynn Sherr and Jurate Kazickas, is a fascinating guide to landmark sites where America’s gifted women “lived, wrote, invented or rebelled. It is a (travel) book about places and the inspirational women who were shaped by, or helped transform those places.” The text is organized by state, then city.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
February's gardening calendar
Posted: February 03, 2016

Galveston County Master Gardeners have planned several programs for February that will be of interest to local gardeners.

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'Rusalka' adapted from 'The Little Mermaid'
Posted: February 03, 2016

Houston Grand Opera is a powerful force for artistic excellence in our neighborhood.

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That's the way the money goes
Posted: February 03, 2016

Galveston Island State Park had 134,961 visitors last year.

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Local authors set to have book signing for Rosenberg Library
Posted: February 03, 2016

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
John H. Sealy recognized by Rosenberg Library as Treasure of the Month
Posted: February 02, 2016

While most of Galveston’s greatest philanthropists made their contributions for causes they cared passionately about, and not public recognition, it is important to know their stories and how their legacies were carried out. That’s why during February, the Rosenberg Library Museum is displaying items related to John Hutchings Sealy as the Treasure of the Month.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Figs easy to grow in home landscapes
Posted: January 27, 2016

Let the Master Gardeners teach you how to grow fig trees and roses.

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Galveston County Master Gardeners to host annual sale
Posted: January 27, 2016

Each week, members of the Galveston County Master Gardeners gather there to work on their 3.5 acre demonstration garden that's a mosaic of plots for tomatoes, different kales, cabbage and countless other plants. In one section of the garden, there are lines of citrus trees and a Japanese-inspired garden fenced in by bamboo grown onsite.

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Sabine Pass field trip
Posted: January 27, 2016

In the early '60s, attention to the “McFaddin Beach” as an archeological site began to emerge, some of the artifact emergence brought about by a massive hurricane that made landfall in that area in 1961.

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Mozart's music takes precedence over story in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
Posted: January 27, 2016

Mozart’s music, full of melody and humor, takes precedence over the story. Every aria, and even the intermediary pieces, are so gorgeous (and, by now, familiar) that the audience is captivated from the opening note to the spirited finale.

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