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Collierville Kite Day was a High Flying Success

kite day winners 2017As Collierville Kite Day took off early Saturday morning, the sun was shining and a cool breeze was blowing just fast enough to lift the multitude of colorful kites into the air. Around 200 people came to the annual event in Hinton Park hosted by the Collierville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Participants were able to register their kite (or flyer) under these categories: Most Unique Kite, Largest Kite, Highest Flying Kite, Youngest Participant, and Oldest Participant; Fogelman Management Group awarded prizes to the winners of each category.

Pictured are the winners: top row, left to right: Aileen Santiago - Youngest Kite Flyer; Philip Lies - Most Colorful Kite; and Jeff Abeln - Largest Kite. Bottom row, left to right: Sofia Stires - Most Unique Kite; Evan Brazile - Highest Flying Kite.

Cell Phone Photography Class Uses Hands On Approach at Collierville Burch Library

cellphwkshop optThe Collierville Burch Library staff constantly looks for ways to enrich their patrons’ lives with new information and instruction. The workshops they offer cover a wide range of interests, and often bring in local instructors.

Julie Knowles of the Collierville Arts Academy held a workshop on cell phone photography in the library’s storytelling room on March 17.

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History and the Herald at the Morton Museum

herald morton optThe Morton Museum’s Lunch ‘n’ Learn series continues to educate and entertain those who attend the talks on every second and fourth Thursday. The fun begins at 11:00 am and lasts until noon, or until the last asked question is answered.

On February 8, The Collierville Herald’s publisher and sales director Lyn Whitson spoke about the newspaper’s history and its role in the community. Whitson is originally from Flint, Michigan, and started her career in the newspaper business there 30 years ago.

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Not Just for Kids, Town Offers Numerous “Grown Up” Activities in 2017

beekeeping optThe Town of Collierville offers a wide variety of adult programs throughout multiple departments. From exercise classes to educational sessions, there is something for everyone in Town. Below are a few featured events and recurring programs for adults in 2017.

Lunch n’ Learn
Morton Museum of Collierville History
2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month (Jan-Oct)
11am-1pm (FREE)
The Morton Museum is continuing its Lunch n’ Learn series where attendees bring a bag lunch and learn about a wide variety of topics from local experts in their field. (Pictured: Tom Tompkins of the Memphis Area Beekeepers Association led the January 12th Lunch n' Learn about the beekeeping industry.)

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Collierville Resident Launches First International Day of Listening

day of listening optSeptember 15 was the first International Day of Listening, and both Collierville Schools and the Collierville Burch Library participated by having Free Listening sessions. In the library, the session was manned by Sheila Bentley and Gary Siebenschuh of the Collierville Environmental Commission. Bentley is a 30 year member and past President of the International Listening Association, and she is the creator of the International Day of Listening.

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