"Hi! Trying to inform more local moms of another good site, if you are interested in swapping items you no longer need/use for things you do want, check it out!
"That is great that you stayed in contact with SH. I continue to send my annual Christmas card, but haven't been back. I am still at the Barber Institute (where I went after SH). I took a new position there upon returning from my maternity leave…"
I do visit SH often. I still see some of the girls a lot, Actually, Elizabeth and I are really close and I see her a lot. I really developed a lot of friendships there. I have Lydia signed up on the waiting list. I took a break a few…"
"I am great! How about you? Do you still see any of the girls from SH? I still get together with a few, not sure if they were before you or not though. I also see Elizabeth b/c she's married to my cousin. Actually we bowl in the same league…"
"Hi Nina. Wasn't sure it was you until I saw where you worked. How is everything going for you I can't believe Ayden is 13 months old! Do you know about the event this thursday for Shriner's? We will be having one too at the Cookie…"
Hi Nina. Wasn't sure it was you until I saw where you worked. How is everything going for you I can't believe Ayden is 13 months old! Do you know about the event this thursday for Shriner's? We will be having one too at the Cookie Mug. And I'm organizing about 3 other separate events in Erie to support to keep Shriner's here, Check out the website, www.saveourshriners.org, and pass it on to other families that go to Shriner's.
I do visit SH often. I still see some of the girls a lot, Actually, Elizabeth and I are really close and I see her a lot. I really developed a lot of friendships there. I have Lydia signed up on the waiting list. I took a break a few summers ago to babysit some kids from SH but then I realized how much I missed teaching! Then I had Lydia and now I stay home with her. I really love being a stay at home momma and am working on getting my Master's in Reading. I have one more year to go plus a clinical this summer, which will be enough to keep me busy!
ZABAWA POLISH FESTIVAL: Friday, Aug. 22, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, 1-10:30 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 24, noon-6 p.m.; Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2220 Reed St.; Polish food, polka music, dancing, raffles. Cost: Free. Info: 456-0671,www.holytrinityrc.org.
NORTH EAST NATIONAL RIB FEST: Friday, Aug. 22, 4:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, noon-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, Aug. 24, noon-6 p.m.; Gravel Pit Park, North East; rib-eating contests, Ladies Auxiliary car show, Jim Archer Memorial motorcycle show, music, more. Cost: Free admission.
Purple Martin Roost Kayak Tour: Friday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Vista 3, Presque Isle State Park; see one of the largest purple martin roosts in the state; experienced adult paddlers only; register by Aug. 21; bring your own kayak, lifejacket and light. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
Creek stomp at Elk Creek: Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-noon; Erie Bluffs State Park, Route 5, Lake City; bring a pair of water shoes or waders to collect fish and macroinvertebrates; meet at Elk Creek boat launch parking lot. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
Erie Land Lighthouse Tours: Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, noon-4 p.m.; Erie Land Lighthouse, foot of Lighthouse Street, James N. Thompson land Lighthouse Park; presented by the Erie Playhouse. Cost: $5. Info:www.erieplayhouse.org.
Back to School Bash: Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Experience Children's Museum, 420 French St.; games, crafts, giveaways and more. Cost: Included with museum admission. Info: 453-3743.