Summer fun abounds
Published 9:20 pm Monday, June 11, 2007
By By Lisa Tindell – news writer
Finding activities to keep school age children entertained over the summer break could be a difficult job for parents in many communities. However, parents in Brewton have a number of options when it comes to getting their child involved in supervised events.
The Brewton Public Library sponsors the Summer Reading Program each year and is headed up by Becky Blackmon. The program continues through the summer and will follow a special theme. Sessions are held on Thursday's at 10 a.m. in the children's reading room at the Brewton Public Library.
Brewton Police officers Sgt. James Hicks and Capt. Feast Broughton made the first presentation for the program.
A variety of presentations will be included during the program and will features several guests including a magician.
Additional information concerning the program at the Brewton Public Library should contact them at 867-4626.
Members and non-members alike have an opportunity to enjoy games, crafts, sports and other activities during the Brewton Area YMCA's summer day camp.
Camp fee is $65 for members with each additional child in the same family receiving a 50 percent discount fees Lanier said.
Children who attend the camp sessions will need to bring a sack-lunch for the day Lanier said.
For information on weekly sessions, contact the YMCA offices at 867-3622.
Many area churches are also getting in on summer fun with Vacation Bible School sessions planned throughout the summer. Churches offering vacation bible school sessions are: