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Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Merchant of Venice

presented by Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Thurs.-Sun., June 9-12 & 16-19

Merchant of Venice can be described as a convoluted carnival of love and loyalty. Business becomes personal when, to help a friend find love, a local merchant becomes wrapped up in a debt he can’t repay. The story behind one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays” follows friends, lovers and enemies as they pursue freedom, revenge and justice. Mortal enemies cause a clash of cultures in Venice and young lovers must choose between friends and family in Belmont. Will love and mercy triumph over hate and revenge? Ticket prices are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and military, $6 for students and children, and free for 5 years old and younger. BRING YOU OWN SEATING! For ticket reservations and more information, go to www.sweatteashakespeare.com  


Summer History Camp

June 20-24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm daily

The summer history camp is a week-long emersion into history for children ages 9-12. Cost is $25. However, fully funded scholarships are offered and applications are accepted from April 1-30. General registration opens May 1. For a scholarship application or more information, please call Leisa Greathouse at 910-486-1330 or email leisa.greathouse@ncdcr.gov. This year's theme is "Discovering American in 2016."
Campers engage in several activities such as learning about how America got its name; voting in a mock election; a puzzle relay; Ham Radio operators will connect us with others so they can discover other areas and people from around the country, and much more. Registration must take place in person. Please bring proof of the child's age, such as a birth certificate. If registering after May 1, please make checks payable to MCFHC Foundation, Inc. Cash is also welcome. (We cannot accept credit or debit cards.)

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