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Events - Community Calendar. Amy's Ice Creams' Trick Olympics The frozen dairy concoctions will be flying to benefit CASA of Travis County.

Events - Community Calendar

We're guessing the three-second rule will be suspended for the contest. Where else are you going to see spade juggling and team ice cream tricks? 7-9pm. Free. Amy's Ice Creams, 1012 W. Www.amysicecreams.com In Deep in Central America Melissa Stone gives you tips for getting around and delving deep into Central America. 6:30pm. The Highball. New Orleans Events Calendar. ArtsNewOrleans - Jewelry making workshops at Thomas Mann studioFLUX @ Thomas Mann Gallery I/O. All Day.

ArtsNewOrleans - Jewelry making workshops at Thomas Mann studioFLUX @ Thomas Mann Gallery I/O

Until June 30 Thomas Mann Gallery I/O Learn to Saw™ with Thomas Mann in May & July In the 3 hour Learn to Saw™ class, Thomas Mann delivers a succinct understanding of one of the primary tools of metalsmithing and guarantees students will be sawing like champs in under three hours. Students will learn what it takes to saw precise designs out of everything from paper to steel and will leave with several finished jewelry charms and mini slot-sculptures from their sawing experience.

Visting Artist Richard Salley in June Would you ever imagine that you could make a necklace out of a Snapple bottle top? Intermediate Sawing & Soldering Workshops with Thomas Mann in July Tom has two 2-day workshops scheduled in the month of July for students that want to seriously build their chops in sawing, cold connecting and soldering as they work towards the creation of several cool jewelry & sculptural objects.

Top 10 things to Do in New Orleans Besides Mardi Gras. Jackson SquareThe French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers fringing its perimeter.

Top 10 things to Do in New Orleans Besides Mardi Gras

It’s flanked by the filligreed Pontalba apartments, site of the Streetcar-Named-Desire-inspired “Stella!” Shouting contest held during the annual Tennessee Williams Festival. At the Square’s crown are three 18th-century architectural glories: the Cabildo, a former city hall where the Louisiana Purchase was signed; St. Free U.S. Music and Dance Events. Daily Kennedy Center Concerts Washington, D.C. Every single day of the year, the renowned Kennedy Center offers a free performance on its Millennium Stage . Acts have included Egyptian jazz, Chinese string trios, and American classics. Performances take place every day at 6 p.m. at the Grand Foyer.

No tickets are required. Chicago SummerDance Chicago, Illinois Whether it's salsa or that gets you moving, you'll need an extra pair of dancing shoes for Chicago SummerDance , the largest outdoor dance series in the U.S. Detroit Jazz Festival Detroit, Michigan. Ultimate Adventure Bucket List 2011. At the cold upper reaches of the Atlantic, Iceland is marked by the fiery wrath of volcanoes and the cool precision of steamrolling glaciers.

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List 2011

It's also a spot of remarkable instability, situated right on top of the rift between the North American and European tectonic plates. Dubbed Silfra, the fissure is filled with water that, melted from glaciers and filtered through lava fields, is some of the clearest on the planet, often topping 300 feet (91 meters) of visibility. America's Best Adventure Towns. Where to Live and Play!

America's Best Adventure Towns

We've built the ultimate, state-by-state guide to top outdoor hubs across the country. These 100 adventure towns offer something for everyone, whether you love hiking, skiing, biking, kayaking, climbing, snowboarding, or a little bit of everything. Grand Canyon National Park. Location: Arizona Established: February 26, 1919 Size: 1,217,403 acres The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold.

Grand Canyon National Park

You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up. Nearly five million people travel here each year; 90 percent first see the canyon from the South Rim with its dramatic views into the deep inner gorge of the Colorado River. The Ultimate Road Trip Playlist - 50 Best Road Trip Songs&.

No road trip is complete without a playlist of songs that capture the spirit of traveling on the open road.

The Ultimate Road Trip Playlist - 50 Best Road Trip Songs&

How to Plan a Cross-Country Road Trip. For sheer iconic, devil-may-care travel, the American cross-country road trip stands out among all other vacations.

How to Plan a Cross-Country Road Trip

With thousands of miles of highway, destinations from Tombstone, Arizona, to Yeehaw Junction, Florida, and more roadside attractions than you can shake a corn dog at, road trips offer an adventure all their own. California 2012 ballot propositions. Altogether, thirteen statewide ballot propositions were on the 2012 ballot in California. 2012 was a high-stakes, high-drama ballot proposition year in California.

California 2012 ballot propositions

The 2012 ballot was the first time in the hundred-year history of initiative & referendum California that no legislative referrals were on a general election year ballot in the state.[5] The total amount spent collecting signatures to qualify propositions for the 2012 ballot was $28,244,069. On the ballot See also: 2012 ballot measures June 5: November 6: Summary of campaign spending.