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Volume 03, Issue 01-28

JAZZ HERITAGE OF STARR-GENNETT
Experience an exciting multimedia presentation detailing the history of jazz in America, AND a jazz concert given by the Metta Quintet at the performance of "Stolen Moments: The First 100 Years of Jazz" on Thursday, February 6th, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at Civic Hall Performing Arts Center in Richmond.

Tickets are only $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and are available at the Civic Hall box office. Hurry! They're going fast.
  http://www.civichall.com/

NO TWO ARE ALIKE
Have you had your fill of snowflakes for the year? Use some of your "indoor" time to read about Wilson A. Bentley who was the first to photograph a single snowflake and in doing so discovered that "no two snowflakes are alike".
  http://snowflakebentley.com/index.htm

  Teachers & Parents: Here are some ideas for studying snowflakes.
  http://www.monroe2boces.org/shared/esp/snwflake.htm

NATURAL....BENEFICIAL?
Just because you can purchase botanical supplements over-the-counter does not mean they should not be treated as potent drugs. The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center provides a detailed web site on herbs and botanical supplements, featuring both the positive and negative features of these products, along with information on
current research.
  http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.cfm

  WayNet > Health > National
  http://www.waynet.org/health/default.htm#national

FAST FOOD - GOOD CHOICES
You can eat fast and still eat well...if you make good choices. Here are two web sites dedicated to helping you sort out the best nutritional choices at several fast food restaurants.

  The Fast Food Nutrition Facts Explorer
  http://www.fatcalories.com/index.cfm

  Food Finder
  http://www.olen.com/food/ (broken - try http://www.culinary-training.com/widget/ )

  WayNet > Health > National
  http://www.waynet.org/health/default.htm#national

DNR's WILD BULLETIN
If you were on the DNR's mailing list for "Focus on Fish and Wildlife", be aware that it is no longer being published. Interested citizens may now sign up for "Wild Bulletin", a FREE e-newsletter that provides information about Indiana's fish and wildlife resources and recreation through e-mail.
  http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/publications/listsrv.htm

GARDENING CLASS
Thinking of Spring? You can start preparing early by taking IU East's “Landscaping Your Yard” course!

Landscaping a yard can be an exciting way to extend your living space.  Whether you want a look that is symmetrical or asymmetrical, formal or informal, learn techniques to design a space that suits your personality. Complete your own yard design and learn how to use patios and decks, retaining walls, paving materials, shrubbery and perennials to create a distinctive look. Whether your yard is in the sun or shade, find solutions to create the yard you have always wanted.

  Instructor: Janice Mittelkamp, Master landscape architect
  Supplies needed: Pencil, eraser, sharpener, architect scale, and circle template.
  When: 6 Mondays, February 3-March 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  Fee: $84

  For registration or more information, please call 765-973-8203.
  http://www.iue.edu/Departments/con_stud/

NATURAL GARDENING SERIES
Cope Environmental Center is offering a workshop on "Planning Your Garden", the first in a series of garden workshops. See a variety of garden plans to fit your area. Discussion will include starting seeds and determine how many and what kind of plants to use depending on your needs. Don't have room for a traditional garden? Learn about
container gardening instead.
  Date: February 8th 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Cost: $7.00 for non-members, $5.00 for members
  Pre-register by 2/7/03 at 765-855-3188.
  http://www.copeenvironmental.org/news/

SEED CATALOG FEVER
This is the time of year your mailbox is overflowing with seed catalogs. As you pour over the gorgeous photos, planning your spring projects, here are some gardening links for you to review.

  All American Selection Winners
  http://www.all-americaselections.org/

  Landscaping and Lawn Techniques
  http://www.lesslawn.com/techniques.html

  WayNet > Sports & Recreation > Gardening
  http://www.waynet.org/recreation/gardening.htm


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