Community Interest

Summer Vacation Photos in Augusta

Are you 12 years old or under?  You have your own Kids’ “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest at the start of the school year in September.  Why not use some of your summer vacation for a unique family outing to take pictures of the Town of Augusta. Practice your photo composition, lighting, creativity, and choosing scenes or activities unique to Augusta. 

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Kind Hearts and Talented Hands


By Tiffani Stewart

St. Charles City-County Library


I can hear the group before I see them. There is a low hum of conversation punctuated with occasional bursts of laughter coming from the room where they are meeting down the hall. As I round the corner and enter, about 20 faces turn toward me and smile. Many of them greet me warmly, but they don’t wave or shake hands. Their hands are busy. This is “Let’s Crochet”, a group that meets regularly at the Library.

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Homeschooled children can acquire core school hours in a unique environment during Homeschool Days at The Historic Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F in Defiance. This learning and exploring opportunity for children and their families will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 30 and Aug. 28. Children will learn about life on the frontier through hands-on programs and demonstrations in our historic village. 

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Calling all Scouts! Meet us at August A. Busch Conservation Area

June 29 • Saturday • 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
No registration required.

Come and join us for a day of hands-on activities that will go towards badge requirements. Activities will include archery (9 and up), fishing and fish identification, mammal and bird studies, and much more. This event is free and open to all Scouts, including Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls. For any questions, contact Shelly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 314-301-1506 ext. 4222.