Life isn't like the movies, and eleven-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She's smart and tough and has seen enough of the world not to expect a Hollywood ending. After all, it's 1935, and jobs and money and sometimes even dreams are scarce. So when Turtle's mama gets a job housekeeping for a lady who doesn't like kids, Turtle says goodbye without a tear and heads off to Key West, Florida, to stay with relatives she has never met. Florida is like nothing Turtle has ever seen. It's hot and strange, full of ragtag boy cousins, family secrets, and even buried treasure! Before she know
Join us Sunday, February 19th at 2:00pm for a Sunday Concert with the Foggy Valley Boyz! Featuring country tunes from the 1950s-1970s including songs by Merle Haggard, Jim reeves, the Everly Brothers and Hank Williams. Free refreshments! Concert will be held in the Shattuck Room in the first floor.
Join us on Monday, April 2 at 2pm for a presentation on Creative Container Gardening with Gail Clearwater. Enjoy gardening on a smaller scale - mix and match annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables to create unique and edible containers with Gail Clearwater, Vice President of the Outagamie County Master Gardener Executive Board.
Join us on Monday, May 7 at 6:30pm for NATIVE PLANTS, NATURAL LANDSCAPING FOR URBAN YARDS: HOW TO GET STARTED with Karen Syverson and Cheryl Root of Wild Ones.
Part of the Suburban Homesteading Series.