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Four Freedoms Monument-Westrich Family
Four Freedoms Monument (Dave Westrich)
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A Walk On the Evansville Riverfront

Jenny, Emily, Elliot and I decided to enjoy the beautiful summer-like weather lately by taking a walk along the Evansville riverfront.  We happened to be in Evansville, so driving downtown took no great effort or time, and we were glad we did. 

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The Best Day Ever Evansville: Belated Father’s Day Edition

Though Father's Day was Sunday, it's never too late to celebrate the men in our life who have molded us, loved and cared for us and dealt with us when we have been at our worst. The Best Day Ever Evansville talked to some local dads about their trials, wishes and dad stories along with their own thoughts about their dads.

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Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
(Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden via Facebook)
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‘Members Only’ Party Tuesday Night at Mesker Park Zoo

On Tuesday, June 17th Mesker Park Zoo hosts a "members only" party from 5:30p-7:30p. If you're a zoo member, you'll definitely want to take advantage of this opportunity which includes free activities and behind-the-scenes access.

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(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Shrinersfest Kicks Off Today – Here’s the Schedule

Shrinersfest is here and the weekend is packed with activities.

Remember that a Shrinersfest button is needed for the bierstubes and for activities on the riverfront on Saturday and Sunday from 9-5

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(courtesy of Marzanna Syncerz)
(courtesy of Marzanna Syncerz)
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Swim For FREE This Father’s Day!

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce free admission to Hartke Pool on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15. Bring your dad and the entire family for fun in the sun!

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Learn About Treatments for Foot Pain at the Next Deaconess Men’s Health Event

On Tuesday, June 10th you are invited to go toe-to-toe with foot pain with Deaconess Hospital. Don't let aching feet keep you from you best any longer. Learn how to do something about it at this month's free Men's Health educational presentation

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Volunteer to Help ‘Clean Evansville’ This Saturday Morning

Clean Evansville Volunteers will target areas in Ward 6 on Evansville’s West Side during the monthly trash pick-up this Saturday, June 7, from 8am-10am. The teams will gather at locations near Lamasco Park.

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(Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Trash Teams Needed for Clean Evansville Event This Saturday

Clean Evansville volunteers have single handedly picked up more than 10,000 pounds of trash in the first five months of 2014!  While that's quite an accomplishment, more volunteers are needed for another event this Saturday, June 7 for a cleanup on Evansville West Side.

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(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Get the Royal Treatment in Evansville Soon at Showplace Cinema East

This is something I'm going to indulge in as soon as I can!  Soon Showplace Cinema East will provide you with the ultimate cinematic experience in "The Royal Suite."  You won't be "watching" a new movie, you'll be "experiencing" it with the latest Dolby Atmos sound system as you sit comfortably in a recliner and view the action on a "floating" 35-foot screen.  But wait, there's more!

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(courtesy of Aaron Kohr)
(courtesy of Aaron Kohr)
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Learn More About the E-Light Emergency Vehicle Alert System at Tonight’s Traveling City Hall

From Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's Office
The May Traveling City Hall program will be held tonight, May 28, from 5:30-7pm. at St. Theresa School, 600 Herndon Dr., in partnership with the Diamond-Stringtown Neighborhood Association.

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