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1. Readers who have time this morning to hear a talk should consider visiting the . At 9:15 a.m., Dick and Joan Shirley will discuss "Photos From Our Collection" with the COA's Over 60 Men's Club, at the Sharon Community Center.
2. Kids should wear their pajamas to the tonight. A PJ Family Storytime starts at 7 p.m., and admission is free.
3. Canasta fans might enjoy a game at . Games will be held there from 1 to 4 p.m. today.
4. Which Back to School stories would readers find especially useful this summer?
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