ARTifacts 5/25/12

Friday, May 25, 2012

Piccadilly Circus plays at Flickerwood Arena

Piccadilly Circus will offer two shows, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., at Flickerwood Arena in Jackson on Wednesday. Piccadilly Circus is a production of Ice Capades. Free tickets have been distributed to area elementary schools, pre-schools, day care centers and churches, and are also available at sponsoring businesses. Special buy one, get one free tickets are available online at www.TheFunCircus.com.

Lazy L announces summer schedule

The summer and the monkeys will be in full swing at the Lazy L Safari Park starting Saturday. The walk-through zoo will be open daily from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the zoo closing at 7 p.m. Memorial Day weekend activities include both camel and pony rides operating Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Summertime at the Lazy L Safari Park is also "camp" time. Lazy L offers camps and classes for children of all ages. For more information, call 243-7862 or visit www.lazylsafari.com. Get the latest updates from the park's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lazylsafari.

Crisp Museum offers ‘Waterworx' academy

The Crisp Museum at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus is hosting Waterworx, a four-day, summer academy for youth June 5 to 8. Participants will experience a number of interesting and fun hands-on activities focusing on water. Topics include machines, geography, science and art. A morning session for children ages 4 to 8 will run from 9 to 11 a.m. Adult supervision is required for preschoolers. An afternoon session for youth ages 9 to 15 is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Because of limited seating, pre-registration is required for this free event. For more information, contact Ellen at ehahs@semo.edu or 573-651-2301.

Author to sign books in area Thursday

H. Ray Sigler, author of "Tyrone Dust: A Saga of the West Plains to Rolla Road," will be in on Southeast Missouri Thursday signing copies of his book. Sigler, a native of Texas County, Mo., will be signing books from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Perryville, Mo., library; from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Regional Library at Jackson; from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Public Library; from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the Mississippi County Library at Charleston, Mo.; from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sikeston (Mo.) Depot; from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Keller Public Library at Dexter, Mo.; about 5 p.m. at the Poplar Bluff (Mo.) Public Library; and from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hastings Entertainment at Poplar Bluff.

-- From staff reports

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