Novel kick-off for summer reading club

The summer reading club began amidst laughter and applause at the Merritt library last Wednesday thanks to a magical performance for kids ages five to 12.

It's A Pirate's Life For Thee At LEGOLAND Discovery Center's Newest Attraction Pirate Beach

GRAPEVINE, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debuting August 2014, Pirate Beach will make a big splash at LEGOLAND Discovery middle Dallas/Fort Worth, just in time for the Texas summer heat. Geared ...

Oriental's Croaker Festival to offer two-day July Fourth celebration

ORIENTAL | The area’s oldest July Fourth celebration — the Croaker Festival — is set for its 35th year on July 4 and 5.

Organisers put finishing touches on Wymondham Carnival ahead of its return after 20 years

Organisers of a popular south Norfolk carnival are busy putting the finishing touches to the event ahead of its return this weekend.

Brentwood's shade project to provide relief from the sun at five parks

Playgrounds and athletic areas among the targeted locations for new shade structures

Milagro Center keeps students learning during summer

Joining the battle to cease summer learning loss in elementary school kids, the city of Delray Beach declared June 20 as Summer Learning Day. Mayor Cary Glickstein presented the proclamation to students and faculty at the Milagro middle.

Nothe Garden's teddy bear picnic success

PIRATE bears, princess bears and ancient teddies battled it out to be best dressed at a family fun day.

The World's Top 10 Amusement Parks, According to Travelers

Nothing beats the thrill of your first childhood theme park visit. Fried foods, water slides, roller coasters (or log flumes, for the slightly less adventurous) — it's every the excitement of summer rolled into one big amusement park. look also: Top 10 Water Parks for a Wet Hot American Summer For theme-park junkies traveling the world over, Trip Advisor shared the top 10 amusement parks located in ...

Pacific City Dory Days Parade adds real action as dories launch/land at Cape Kiwanda Beach

Pacific City is a very crabby place each third weekend in July. The crusty crustacean finds its way onto most floats in the annual Dory Days Parade. And the other floats are usually festooned with a pirate theme.

Officials Still Don’t Know How Man Lost Fingers to ‘Pirates’

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is supposed to be the happiest place on earth, but for a British tourist, losing two fingertips to the Pirates of the Caribbean does not make for a glad time. According to officials at the world famous theme park, an unidentified man visiting from the United Kingdom lost two