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Seurat art being featured at library

The art work of Georges Seurat is being featured at the Franklin County Library through Friday, July 17. The banner reproductions are the fifth in a series of six artists being featured at the library.For more information, see the July 16 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Children’s art workshop underway

Audrey Norman will be teaching the 2009 Summer Art Workshop for Children this week, July 15-17. The Franklin County Arts Alliance is sponsoring an arts workshop from 9 a.m. to noon in the Cultural Arts Center on Rusk Street.See the July 16 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Bubble Day

BubblesMore than 80 children attended the third annual Bubble Day on the Square on Thursday, July 2. McKayla Doolittle had mastered bubble making and created several large bubbles during the event, which is sponsored each year by the Franklin County Library.

Flanagans, Ladds set for plaza concert

The second in the series of  Concerts on the Plaza will kick off on Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m. There is no charge, however, donations for the performers will be accepted.
This month’s performers will be Rick and Terry Flanagan and Steven and Dana Ladd. For more information, see the July 16 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Magic Show Thursday, watermelon Monday

Deryl Miller will be in the First National Bank Century Room at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9 to present his magic show. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend. Ice cold watermelon will be served to the public starting at 10 a.m. while supplies last. See the July 9 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Hubbell wins courthouse painting

Hubbell wins courthouse paintingElease Hubbell claims her prize from Franklin County Arts Alliance President Beverly Strange. She was the winner of a 16” x 20” framed watercolor of the Franklin County Courthouse.  See the July 9 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Kirby performs in New Orleans

Kirby performs in New OrleansHannah Kirby recently returned from a performance weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the granddaughter of Joe and Betty Borden of Mount Vernon. 

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Plaza Concert is Thursday

The second in a series of  Franklin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored Plaza Concerts will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16. The concert will be on the Mount Vernon Plaza in the heart of the city. The concert will feature local and area entertainers and ice cold watermelon. For more information, see the July 9 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Magic show

Deryl Miller will return to the Franklin County Library at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9 to present his magic show. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend. The show will be conducted in the Century Room on Kaufman St.