Saturday, July 4: Discussion group
The Bantering Beats, a philosophy and discussion group, will meet July 4 at 4 p.m. at CamRock County Park Area 2, south of Cambridge off County Highway B. This is a free discussion group, sponsored by the Cambridge Humanities Council. This month’s topic is remembering loved ones.Saturday, July 25:
Saturday, July 4: Historic Museum opening
The Cambridge Historic Museum will open for the season on July 4. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday from July through October.
The Cambridge Community Library is hosting a storywalk this summer, as part of its summer library program. From July 1 to Aug. 31, pages from the book “How to draw a dragon,” by Douglas Florian will be displayed in downtown Cambridge. The Storywalk Project was created by Anne Fergusen, and is meant to be a fun way to read while walking outside. Kids can share their own dragon drawings by dropping them off at the library or emailing Patty Hoggatt.
Wednesday, July 8: Stuart Stotts
The Cambridge Community Library is holding a virtual music program on July 8 at 1:30 p.m. on the library’s Facebook page and website. Stuart Stotts is a children’s and family musician and storyteller. The performance will be online for about a week. This is part of the summer library program.
Wednesday, July 22: Alligators vs. Crocodiles
The Cambridge Community Library is holding a virtual program about the crocodilian family on July 22 at 1:30 p.m. This is a 45-minute Zoom program about alligators, crocodiles, caimans and gharials. Participants can learn history and conservation, ask questions, and meet animals over video call. The performance will be on the library’s website and Facebook for one week. This is part of the summer library program.
Library computer appointments
The Deerfield Public Library is offering appointments to use a library computer beginning June 1. The library building will remain closed, only offering curb-side pickup services, but the library will schedule up to two adults at a time to use computers while socially distancing. Appointment hours are Mondays 12-6:30 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Deerfield Farmers Market
The Deerfield Farmers Market wil be open every Saturday from June 20 to Oct. 31. Vendors will sell produce, crafts, baked goods and other foods every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Deerfield Lutheran Church parking lot, 206 S. Main Street. Due to COVID-19, social distancing and other guidelines will be required.
Wednesday, July 15: Exercise Fun
Fort HealthCare and the Cambridge Community Library are hosting a virtual exercise event on July 15 from 1:30-2 p.m. A wellness specialist will demonstrate moving and breathing exercises. The workshop will be posted on the library’s website and social media pages.
Cambridge Farm to School is hosting a recycling event on July 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Cambridge High School, 403 Blue Jay Way. Computers, appliances, electronics and batteries will be collected and recycled. Visit the Cambridge Farm to School Facebook page for recycling pricing on larger items.
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