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Collierville Embraces New Technology to make its Historic Town Square Christmas Bigger and Brighter than Ever

collierville town square gazebo at christmas optCollierville’s Town Square during Christmas in Collierville is always memorable, but this year’s display will literally outshine all those in years past.

“There will be a quarter million lights throughout Town Square,” said Tourism Director Ashley Carver.

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How to Safely View the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

nasa solar eclipse glassesLooking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse (“totality”), when the moon entirely blocks the sun’s bright face, which will happen only within the narrow path of totality (https://go.nasa.gov/2pC0lhe).

The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as “eclipse glasses” or hand-held solar viewers.

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Collierville Hosts Educational Workshop for Mid-South Animal Rescue Groups

rescued kitten at animal rescue workshop in collierville optEighty people filled the seats of the Harrell Theatre Monday, July 31, 2017 as one person sat near the side bottle feeding a five-week old kitten, who was rescued over the weekend (pictured). Faint “meows” could be heard through the room, but the other attendees did not mind as they were all in the business of saving lives. Collierville Animal Services and the SPCA of Memphis brought the Helen Woodward Animal Center “Business of Saving Lives” Workshop to Mid-South animal rescue professionals.

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Morton Museum offers both Youth and Adult Workshops this Summer

camp legacy optThe Morton Museum of Collierville History has a busy summer planned for all members of the family. The Morton staff has always presented kid’s history workshops in the summer, but this year they have fine-tuned them into a cohesive series of opportunities for those aged 6-12 years old to learn about history.

Renamed Camp Legacy, the youth workshops are planned as follows:

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Animal Architects will visit Collierville Burch Library on Harry Potter Family Fun Day

animalarchitects optThe Collierville Burch Library’s World of Harry Potter Family Day (Tuesday, July 11, from 2-4 pm)will be filled with all sorts of magical things – herbs and potions, Lego monsters and philosopher’s stones. But there’s no doubt that one of the most popular features of the day will be the fantastic beasts supplied by Jeff Armstrong of Animal Tales’ Edzoocations.

Look forward to seeing a timber wolf, a 4-eyed possum, a Lanner falcon, a Honduran milksnake, a Rococo toad and a Chaco tarantula.

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