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The Galveston County Daily News: Leisure

July 30, 2016

Leisure

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A daily reminder: Art project helps bridge the gap between donors, volunteers and clients of the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County

The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County will hold its annual casino fundraiser Saturday.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Unsightly galls on oak leaves caused by insects
Posted: July 26, 2016

Typically in July, I start receiving inquiries from concerned homeowners about strange, misshapen growths on the leaves of their oak trees. These growths, known as galls, are often the result of certain types of insects depositing their eggs or feeding on leaves.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Conjure woman gets to the root of life’s questions
Posted: July 19, 2016

Starr, a nationally known author who lives in Winnie, will conduct classes on reading bones and working with prosperity candles from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Witchery, 2116 Postoffice St.

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Citrus leafminer causes trouble, but damage looks worse than it is
Posted: July 19, 2016

My orange and satsuma citrus trees have a problem. The newest leaves look strange. They have become twisted and shriveled, and I don't know what to do.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
Applications being accepted for third annual Doolin Maritime Careers Camp
Posted: July 12, 2016

The Doolin Maritime Careers Camp, a week long residential camp, July 31 through Aug. 6, is now accepting applications for students that are rising eighth- to tenth-graders.

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Caterpillars are out and about for summer
Posted: July 12, 2016

Q: There are clusters of lime-green colored caterpillars feeding on my blackberry plants. What are they, and what can I spray to control them?

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Dragons awaken on Galveston Island this weekend for boat race
Posted: July 07, 2016

The competition will be swift as the paddles meet the water at Ocean Fun Fest Saturday and Sunday at East Beach and Offatts Bayou.

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Flight club: 'Maximum Fun, Minimum Cost' seminar hopes to get young people interested in flying
Posted: July 07, 2016

From 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Galveston’s Scholes Field, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Coastal Skies Aero Club will present their “Maximum Fun, Minimum Cost” seminar in hopes of creating such a new club on the island.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Rosenberg Library remembers Harry Bennett
Posted: July 05, 2016

By most accounts, Harry Bennett was a modest man: a shy bibliophile who kept to himself.

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Don't let the heat get you down: July gardening checklist
Posted: July 05, 2016

July has arrived and that means that the year is about half over and the days are getting shorter. It also means that the warm temperatures of summer have set in for sure. Most of us put our gardens into a holding pattern in July. We just try to keep the bugs and weeds at bay and to keep cool. Here’s your gardening checklist for July.

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