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It’s National Summer Learning Day and across the country, people are raising awareness about the benefits of summer learning.

Time for 45th class reunion

Members of the high school class of 1971 will celebrate their 45th class reunion the weekend of Aug. 5-6.

Kiwanis collecting food

Kiwanis Club members are collecting food for local food banks with the help of Trendy Tots, a children’s consignment shop.

Magician act rescheduled

“Games you Can’t Lose” is the theme of a magic act coming Aug. 1 to Mabton Library, 415 B St.

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Food bank reopens tomorrow

Sunrise relocates to Ninth Street

Sunrise Outreach Center community food bank volunteers expect to be ready tomorrow to handle distribution of food at its new location at 529 S. Ninth St.

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The mysteries of robots and balloons

Karina Linares, 6 and Alexander Cerda, 3, proudly show off their balloon art created at the Mabton Library summer reading programs yesterday.

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Extra Mile brings out their inner ‘Picasso’

The Extra Mile Student Center group poses for a photo after a long day of arts at yesterday’s event. It is one of week-long classes that the center has been offering for grades 7th-12th during the summer.

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Summer art focused on state history

Elementary students are learning about their state’s history in addition to improving their math and reading skills this summer.

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A little gospel music

Kathy Martin, Kathy McGhan and Rita McGhan provide back-up for Joyful Noise gospel singing group at yesterday’s concert at Centennial Square.

Seniors planning casino night

The local Senior Citizen Center is gearing up for the annual Seniors Casino Night from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 12 at 1400 Federal Way.

Fair restrooms being made

Fair patrons will have newly remodeled restrooms to use at the next State Fair.

Local teachers named fellows

Three School District fifth grade teachers are among the 35 state educators chosen for a state science and technology fellowship.

Diamond returns to jamboree

Doug Diamond will be the featured guest at the Gospel Jamboree at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

Eagles rally for crash victim

His friends are gathering to give back to a young man whose family have been ardent volunteers in the community.