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Briefs…

Photo submitted to Times Observer There were a number of rainbow photos adorning Facebook on Monday, including this one taken by Chris Cummings of Warren at around 4 p.m. just outside of Kiantone, on her way back from Lakewood, N.Y.

Class breakfast

The Warren Area High School class of 1969 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Richard’s Restaurant in Youngsville.

Agency closing

The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

Bridge results

Thursday afternoon at the Woman’s Club, Connie Michell came in first with Carol Stone in second. At the library, Thursday evening, Connie Michell and Donna Holding were first and second.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Ridgway Eagles, with the Just Having Fun Band, of Kane, performing. There will be music for all types of dancing and the public is invited. For information, call John or Pat More at (814) 837-9218.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The first meeting of the new year for the Thursday Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at 5 p.m. on January 2 at the Grace United Methodist Church, Eaton Room, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren. Enter the church from the PA. Ave. entrance. The meeting is open to the public and all caregivers and any interested persons are welcome. A time of sharing of concerns related to specific caregiving situations will be provided. Some topics may include personal care issues, such as bathing, behaviors, respite care, and types of dementia. Many brochures (free) and books are available (to borrow).

For more information, call Linda at 726-1199.

Winter Wonderland

You might be surrounded by it every winter, but have you ever taken a closer look at the snow?

Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers will learn more about how it is formed, and its unique structure from the smallest snowflake to the largest snowbank.

You and the three-to-eight-year-old child(ren) in your life are invited to this “Winter Wonderland” experience on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Delve deeper with some snow experiments and a lesson indoors and then delve right into the snowbanks themselves outside to look closely at individual snowflakes and tunnel down through the snow layers. A snack is provided after the hike and a craft is offered if there is time.

Little Explorers takes place regardless of the weather, so be sure to dress for whatever it is.

The fee for the program is $8 for adults, $6 for Nature Center members and children. Reservations are required by Thursday, January 9, 2020, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or going to AudubonCNC.org/Programs and clicking on “Current Schedule.”

Little Explorers is presented on the second Saturday of every month, 10-11:30 a.m. at Audubon.

Audubon education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours, visit AudubonCNC.org, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook.

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