Haunted Hills presents Gone to the Grave: Tombstone Interpretation, Stories, and Symbolism with Abby Burnett

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Join us as we kickoff our Haunted Hills series on Wednesday, October 21 with Gone to the Grave: Tombstone Interpretation, Stories, and Symbolism.  Just because something is, literally, carved in stone doesn't mean that the meaning is obvious.  Older tombstones can contain a wealth of information if one knows where -- and how -- to look for it.  Author Abby Burnett will discuss some of the more unusal and obscure information found on stones:  the decesed's cause of death and last words; misleading symbols and their actual meanings; fraternal lodge and trade union emblems; ea

Haunted Hills presents Mysterious Ozark Critters with Susan Young

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Join us for the conclusion of the Haunted Hills series at FPL on Wednesday, October 28.  Susan Young with the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will share fun and spooky folklore in her talk on Mysterious Ozark Critters.  Learn the spirited stories behind fabulous creatures from Ozark folklore including the Snawfus, the Galoopus, and the Whangdoodle.  These legends will not only connect you to the past, but might just make you look over your shoulder the next time you are out after dark.

Haunted Hills presents Haunted Legends of Arkansas with Layne Livingston Anderson

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The Haunted Hills series continues at FPL on Thursday, October 22 with author Layne Livingston Anderson.  She will be discussing her latest book, Haunted Legends of Arkansas: Thirteen Historic Sites in the (Super)Natural State.  Experience the spooky side of Arkansas, from the Old Confederate Cemetery in Helena to the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs.  This is the history of Arkansas you have never heard before - including creeping tombstones, levitating barware, a disobedient elevator, and a riderless tricycle.  Books will be available to purchase at the event and

Songwriting Creativity Adventure Camp (Grades 2-5, 2 days)*

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Where: Walmart Storytime Room

 In this camp, participants will discover their creative voice through group experiences, music, visual art, storytelling, songwriting and more.  Come ready to say yes, be creative and have fun! Together we will discover new passions and find inspiration all around us.   We will find ways to carry what we experience together back into our everyday lives. We will sing and play, create art and build friendships, Most of all we will have creative fun together! 

Saturday 1:00-4:00

Sunday 1:00-3:00

Try FPL: Knitting

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Details forthcoming.