Deb’s Notes

****Happy Anniversary today to Walt and Joan Moehle! I wish you many, many more!

****Jefferson Somerset Volleyball Coach Alesha Dunlap mentions the start of the school's Summer Day Camps/Clinics. The first camp was held this past week. The next camp will be held on Monday, June 11, Tuesday, June 12 and Friday, June 15. The third camp will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18-20. She may be contacted at adunlap@somersetjefferson.org or (850) 997-3555 x0875 for more information. Space is limited. Call today.

****Coming soon at the Monticello Opera House: The Wizard of Oz, presented by MadCo. Be sure to save your seat now for these upcoming productions at the Opera House June 13-16. This is the classic tale, based on the writings of Frank Baum, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home. Hum along to the famous tunes, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “If I Only Had a Brain,” “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” and more. Great entertainment for audiences of all ages. Summer Camp Matinees, with limited seating, on Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and on Friday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. Public Performances on Friday, June 15 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 16 at 11:30 a.m. No meals are being offered with this event. For ticket reservations and information call (850) 997-4242 or go to monticellooperahouse.org.

****Danielle Sprague, with the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension, reminds the community about the Small Ruminant Series being offered to community residents. The sessions held to date focused on General Care and Management, Animal Husbandry, Hooves to Teeth, Herd Health, Vaccinations, Parasite Control, and Antibiotics. The next session will be held on June 14 and will focus on Sanitation and Nutrition including: Nutritional Demands, Supplements and Pasture Management. On June 28 the session will be about Reproduction: Anatomy, Labor and Delivery and Breeding Management Decisions. July 12 will conclude the series. Breed Selection and Marketing will cover Product Options and Marketing Your Product. There is a $10 per person registration fee for each session and advanced registration is strongly encouraged. To register contact Sprague at dsprague@ufl.edu or call (850) 342-0187.

****Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can take a surreal look at animals of the past in the new “Wondrous Creatures: Where Science and Art Intersect” exhibit now on display. This free gallery exhibition showcases five ceramic sculptures of prehistoric animals among 18th century furniture such as a bathtub, clock and bed. The exhibit also includes images detailing the sculpting process and symbolism of the art, as well as additional information on the creatures like pictures of fossils and artist renderings.For more information on her work, visit arielbowman.com. For more information on the exhibit, visit floridamuseum.ufl.edu/exhibits/wondrous or call (352) 846-2000.

****Donate to the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration now! American Legion Post 49 Commander Ken Faircloth says that we are still short of our goal for a dynamic pyrotechnic presentation. Contact him at (850) 509-2628 to make your generous donation. The display will be put on again this year by Bubba Bullock.