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Behringer-Crawford’s packed December calendar is holiday-filled with family fun for the season

Behringer-Crawford Museum’s calendar is packed with holiday activities this December, beginning with the Holiday Toy Trains, which will be rolling now through Sunday, January 14, with 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays. There’s more animated action in store with Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a three-room, kid-sized, exhibit based …

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Iowa women bring their muscles, minds and morality to farming

Women own more than half of Iowa’s farmland and, as new book shows, they’re rethinking some practices. Wendy Johnson returned to manage her grandfather’s corn and soybean farm near Charles City in 2010.(Photo: Kathryn Gamble/Special to The Register) After moving to western Iowa to farm in 2010, Ellen Walsh-Rosmann was shocked to find the …

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Best family fun this weekend: Ride Tri-Rail, plus 17 ways to party for the planet

Earth Day is this weekend, and events across South Florida are celebrating the planet. This weekend is also the free South Florida Surfers For Autism Beach Festival in Deerfield Beach, with concerts, surfing, food trucks and paddleboarding for those diagnosed with autism or other related developmental delay. surfersforautism.org Pembroke Pines …

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Birds, people flocking to wetlands after opening of Discovery Center; Family Fun Day scheduled / LJWorld.com

The Baker University Wetlands is attracting more and more visitors of many kinds. Roger Boyd, manager of the wetlands, said the site’s Discovery Center, 1365 North 1250 Road, has averaged about 1,000 visitors a month since it opened in October 2015. The wetlands also draws an unknown number of hikers …

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