The Summer Reading Challenge will launch at Crewkerne Library on the morning of Saturday July 14th, when cakes and squash will be available. This year’s theme is Mischief Makers and celebrates the 80th anniversary of Beano and its popular comic characters of Dennis and his dog Gnasher and many other colourful characters.

Children who sign up for the reading challenge receive a themed bookmark and need to read six library books of their choice during the school Summer holidays. There are exclusive rewards to collect along the way, as well as a host of fun activities and events taking place at the library during the holiday period. The Summer Reading Challenge is a national annual event, organised by the Reading Agency and Libraries and is free to take part in.
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The July meeting of Crewkerne AWareness on Monday 16th will include a powerful drumming meditation. Guest speakers Nicole Dyke and Lisa Cole will present Power Animal Medicine and introduce the four different types of power animals, explain why they appear in dreams and meditations at certain times in our lives and how intuiting their messages can offer guidance and help in our everyday lives. Crewkerne Awareness meets monthly in the Unitarian Chapel hall in Hermitage Street. Meetings begin at 7 pm and the entrance fee of £2.50 per person, payable at the door, includes light refreshments.
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Sarah Wills and her daughter Emma Corthine are hosting a coffee morning with cake and a raffle at the George Reynolds Centre on Thursday July 19th at 10 am. The fundraising event is in aid of Cancer Research UK’s Pretty Muddy 2018. Emma and Sarah who is manager of the George Reynolds Centre will be taking part in the charity’s Race for Life Pretty Muddy event in Exeter on Saturday July 21st. They are both looking forward to completing the 5K muddy obstacle course and raising money for Cancer Research UK along the way.

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