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The Galveston County Daily News: Leisure

June 2, 2015

Leisure

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Artist residency’s relative strangers

Three strangers arrived on Galveston Island in late August 2014: Grace Ndiritu, 38, Dan Schmahl, 28, and Hilary Wilder, 41. A

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Too much rain can be stressful on plants
Posted: May 27, 2015

Rain, rain, go away — or at least don’t stick around the entire day. News flash: Be careful of what you wish for as it may come true.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Galveston Arts Center moving back to The Strand
Posted: May 20, 2015

GALVESTON — For more than 30 years, the Galveston Arts Center was housed in the heart of downtown on The Strand.

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Edible flowers from the garden
Posted: May 20, 2015

While gardeners love flowers for the beauty they provide to the home landscape, few gardeners grow flowers for eating.

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Author’s first novel falls short
Posted: May 20, 2015

David Shafer’s first novel is a tale without a story, and, therefore, disappointing. There are plenty of interesting characters, but the reader wants a narrative to bind them all together.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Cast of characters make the difference
Posted: May 13, 2015

Annick Swenson, a 73-year-old physician scientist working for a big pharmaceutical firm in the United States, has been in the Brazilian Amazon for years, working on a drug that allows women to remain fertile all their lives and that may restore fertility to post-menopausal women.

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Salvaging the Past
Posted: May 13, 2015

The building that once housed Galveston’s Sears and Roebuck store in the 1940s still stands out for its art deco style — but inside there is more historic to its appeal for local artists and preservationists. 

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Enrollment on Tuesday for children’s programs
Posted: May 13, 2015

GALVESTON — The Nia Cultural Center’s Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School in collaboration with the Welcome Center’s WIZKIDZ Academic Summer Camp will hold an enrollment event for both programs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh A.M.E. Church, 1310 29th St.

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Tuesday 05/12/2015
Fruit Orchard & Garden Tour set for Saturday
Posted: May 12, 2015

The Extension Fruit & Pecan Committee, Master Gardener volunteers and Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office will co-sponsor a Fruit Orchard and Garden Tour on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program is free and open to the public..

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