Posts by Samara Scott

CEWT Art Classes

Samara Scott on Jul 17, 2024 10:40:34 AM

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Do you want to try art but don't know where to start? The best way to get into making art is to throw yourself right in. Whether painting or sketching, you can't improve if you never begin. As they say, practice makes perfect. But the trouble comes when you need to figure out what to practice or how to improve.

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June 12th is Malala Day

Samara Scott on Jul 10, 2024 7:54:39 AM

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Malala Day is a celebration of Malala Yousafzai and her fight for education. 

Born in 1997, she showed an unwavering passion for learning. However, due to the rise of the Taliban in her region, the right for young girls to seek education would be revoked. Malala, 11 at the time, bravely began to speak out against the Taliban's oppression and advocated for the right to education for everyone.

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Independence Day

Samara Scott on Jul 3, 2024 2:22:46 PM

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Independence Day

The 4th of July is a day to celebrate America's independence from England in the 18th Century. Whether you have a barbecue or watch fireworks, we can't help but feel patriotic during our celebrations. Although Independence Day only became a federal holiday in 1941, we officially gained our independence in 1776.

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Stonewall Riots

Samara Scott on Jun 26, 2024 1:05:42 PM

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Before 1966, LGBT patrons would be refused alcohol service at bars due to the risk of getting shut down. Thanks to activists' protests, these regulations were overturned, allowing bars to serve these patrons. Although, they still could not legally partake in "gay behavior," such as holding hands or dancing together. Police would often harass gay bars and bars operating without a liquor license (usually owned by the Mafia). 

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Summer Solstice

Samara Scott on Jun 20, 2024 1:58:58 PM

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Rather than an entire day, the Solstice represents a moment when the sun is northmost in the sky. Due to this, the sun will also rise and set at its most northern point on the day of the Solstice. Being the longest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere), you can expect around 15 hours of daylight.

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Father's Day

Samara Scott on Jun 12, 2024 1:55:32 PM

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June 16th is Father's Day, a well-earned holiday to honor the father figures in our lives. Only becoming an official holiday in 1972, the history behind the day is quite surprising.

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June Recipies

Samara Scott on Jun 5, 2024 2:55:54 PM

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Are you looking for fun recipes to try out this June? Here are some fun in-season recipes that are both simple and delicious.

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Juneteenth

Samara Scott on May 29, 2024 8:29:32 AM

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June 19th is Juneteenth, commemorating the day federal soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to announce the end of slavery in 1865. Although slavery had ended 2 years prior with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves still weren't freed in just one day.

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Fun Summer Desserts

Samara Scott on May 22, 2024 1:58:23 PM

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Need fun Summer Dessert ideas? These simple recipes are a great way to try new recipes to add to your collection.

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International Biodiversity Day

Samara Scott on May 15, 2024 8:38:13 AM

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Many people are unaware that May 22nd marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is the core of all life on Earth. Over the years, biodiversity has been declining rapidly. Defined as the "variety of life on Earth and all life," the decline of this biodiversity could spell hardships for our survivability if allowed to spiral out of control. 

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