Lynchburg Parks & Recreation to kick off summer camp season in June

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Starting in June, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation will kick off their summer camp season, featuring week-long, half-day, specialty enrichment camps.

The camps are being offered to children ages 6 and up, including adults.

This summer’s camp line-up features Master Chef Jr., Virtual Scratch Ninja Coding, Make & Bake, Story Maker’s Theater, Broadway Musical Theater, pottery, Magic Tree House Adventure, paddling, archery, and an adult art camp for ages 18 and up.

According to Lynchburg Parks and Recreation, campers will develop special skills and gain knowledge through hands-on instruction, workshops, projects, and more.

Summer camp partners include

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Detroit Lakes’ community programs are back in a big way, outdoor recreation center opens June 7

The DLCCC is always ready for a game of pickup basketball, open pool swim (with reservation), or use of their exercise equipment, during business hours, but their summer programs, along with the Historic Holmes Theatre, should bring the focus back to community involvement, said Kim Bettcher, marketing and youth sponsorship coordinator for the center.

“We are back to the planning that we had for the summer of 2019, which is super exciting,” said Bettcher.

New sessions of swim classes (competitive and non-competitive) begin in May for the Sunfish Swim Teams at the DLCCC. Classes range from $70 to $140 and

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Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines starting June 1

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1, in unveiling plans aimed at bolstering the state’s pandemic-battered tourist industry.

Dunleavy, a Republican, outlined plans for a national marketing campaign aimed at luring tourists using federal aid money and said the vaccine offering is “probably another good reason to come to the state of Alaska in the summer.”

Dunleavy and other state leaders have been pushing to allow large cruise ships to return to Alaska after COVID-19 restrictions kept them away last year, hitting hard businesses and

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KWC AD Rob Mallory announces departure; Mark Shook Named Interim AD effective June 1

Kentucky Wesleyan College Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Rob Mallory has announced his departure to serve as director of athletics at Missouri Southern State University. Mallory will conclude his time with the Panther athletic program on June 1. Mark Shook, senior associate athletic director for internal operations/compliance, will serve as the interim athletic director following Mallory’ departure.

“Rob will be missed at Kentucky Wesleyan College,” said KWC President Thomas Mitzel. “He epitomized what it means to be a Panther and live The Wesleyan Way. He has built the Athletic Department into something for which we can all be proud and

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Delhi Government Announces Summer Vacation In Schools From May 11 To June 30

Schools in Delhi will remain closed till June end

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New Delhi:

The Delhi government’s education department has announced summer vacation for all government and government-aided schools in the national capital. The summer vacations will be observed from May 11 to June 30, as per the official notification released by the Directorate of Education (DOE).

In view of the COVID-19 situation, students will not be called to schools, however, vacation staff can be called by schools principals for any school-related work such as academic, admission, examination etc., as per DoE’s order.

“During the vacation period, Heads of

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Russia Suspends Most Air Travel With Turkey Until June 1

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Russia suspended most air travel with Turkey, citing rising coronavirus infections, cutting off a key source of tourism revenue to the country amid tensions over Ankara’s support for Ukraine.

Most charter and regular flights will be suspended between April 15 and June 1, but two flights a week will still run between Moscow and Istanbul, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said in a televised briefing Monday. Fully 80% of the cases of Covid-19 identified in Russians returning from abroad were

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