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June 6, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS: June 6, 2014

TOPEKA

Skeeter the Clown in town Wednesday

Skeeter the Clown will visit Topeka Wednesday from 8 to 11 a.m. at Save-A-Lot, Topeka Do It Best and Topeka Pharmacy. Skeeter will be have fun with customers, present the history of the circus and have fun activities for children.

The entire Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is set to perform in Topeka June 18 at 5 and 7:30 p.m. The community is invited to watch the circus crew raise the big top at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Topeka Sale Barn.

Advance discount tickets are available for $10 for adults and $6 for children at Save-A-Lot, Topeka Do It Best, Topeka Pharmacy and ACE Hardware. Tickets at the door will be $13 for adults and $7 for children.

GOSHEN

Heart Failure Support Group to meet

The Heart Failure Support Group will meet Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Greencroft Community Center, 1820 Greencroft Blvd., Goshen.

People with congestive heart failure and their families gather to share common experiences and concerns and explore the aspects of heart failure with speakers who respond to the concerns of participants. The group meets the second Thursday of each month.

For more information, call Peggy Rupp Wysong at 364-2871.

NAPPANEE

Movies in the Park return June 14

Several evenings full of comedy, suspense and drama under the stars are planned for Nappanee’s upcoming Movies in the Park series.

Coordinators are planning some new additions to the program this year, including a screening at the public pool, a movie with a live musical score, activities for children, contests and more.

The summer lineup begins with “All Dogs go to Heaven” at West Side Park on June 14, followed by “Jaws” at the Nappanee Public Pool on July 11, and “Cat Ballou” on Aug. 9 at West Side Park. All summer shows begin at 9 p.m.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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