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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                8A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., June 23, 1974 "Three Little Pigs" Theme This Week The "Three Little is the theme for the seeir.d week on Cedar Rapids playgrounds. "Through the 1'axes 10 Storybook an eight week adventure into the old favorites and old standards in children's stories. The Jr. Playground children, iluise in kindergarten thiru grade, will be having all kinds of special events ami .-u-tiviiies. Monday at 11 a.m., Clou'lam! school will feature an ear- wiggling contest. Tuesday at a.m., Taylor will be holding a junior grade fiiock track meet. At 11 Jacolyn will have a bubble gum blow- ing contest; (Slant Wood will have "My Favorite Toy" display; Bowman Woods will make masks and these will be judged; Twin Pines and John- son will hold "My Favorite Stuffed Animal" contests, and Bever will a puppet show. Wednesday at a.m.. Jones will have a puppet con- test, looking for the funniest, ugliest and scariest puppets. At 11 Shawnee has a "Paint Your Big Toe" contest, Cleveland Park has a "Paint Your Knee" contest and Harrison holds a "Draw the Director" contest. Lincolmvay will have a favorite toy contest; Hoover will hold a bubble gum blowing contest. Grant and Ellis will have freckle counting contests; Polk will feature an animal puppet show; Tyler will hold wacky- relays and Coolidge will have a marshrnallow race. At a.m. at Noelridge. the selection of the playground king and queen will be made and Cherry Hill will have a Three Little Pigs pantomime. At 11 there will be two art events with draw the director at Monroe and a draw yourself contest at Van Buren. Fillmore will hold a bubble gum blowing contest; Alandale will have a poster drawing event; Daniels and Apache will have favorite stuffed animal events; Erskine will hold a paper bag animal face contest and Wright will have a cracker-whistle contest. Buchanan will have a play of the "Three Little Pigs" at a.m. on Friday. At 11 there will be a bubble gum blowing con- test at Arthur and a bubble gum hunt at Madison. Hayes will hold a draw the director contest; Nixon will be making masks; Adams will be decorating knees; Pierce will hold a backwards day and Kenwood will have a stuffed animal contest. Playgrounds For the older boys and girls and the young people who make up the playground mem- bership, many of the ideas and titles of special events and ac- tivities are the same. For instance, on Monday at p.m., there will be an ear- wiggling contest at Cleveland school. Special events and activities, after the Monday opener, become concentrated on Thursday, since the other days are involved with craft projects, special practice and preparation for track meets, sports festivals and so on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Alandale there will be a special track meet. At [i tit. Madison will hold backwards day; getting ready for penny Buren and Johnson with special booth decorating con- tests. Taylor will hold a paint your knee contest; Jones will have wacky races, and Bow- man Woods will hold a mock track meet. At 2 p.m there will be a bicycle festival at l.incolnway jiid a bubble gum at Nuelridge. At p.m. on Thursday, there's a long list Twin Pines, Monroe and Tyler will all feature tho Clock" tournaments. Cleveland Park will hold a balloon stomp: Hayes will have "Upper- Coolidge will feature "Junk Wright will have a draw the director con- test and Jacolyn will conduct a bubble gum hunt. Bicycles come into their own with bike races at Daniels. There will be a cyclorarna at Kenwood and Apache and a bicycle track meet at Harrison. Pierce will have a 3-legged race; Grant Wood will have a jump rope contest; Nixon will get the grounds reaay [or the penny carnival with a clean-up contest; Adams will have a tug-of-war obstacle race and Polk will have a limbo contest. At Ellis and Erskine, there will be mock meets; Shawnee will hold a junior Olympics; Fillmoro will have wacky relays; Grant will have a golf tournament and Hoover will have Frisbee golf. At 3 p.m. Buchanan will have a bubble gum hunt and blow-out and Bever park will have a mock track meet. Friday at p.m. there will be bicycle field events at Cherry Hill. One of the two evening events will be held this week the penny carnival. The action starts at p.m. and will run until p.m. On Wednesday evening, Madison, Jones, Monroe, Coolidge, Wright, Grant Wood, Nixon and Bever will hold their carnivals. On Thursday, the carnivals will be held at Johnson, Van Buren, Arthur, Taylor. Twin Pines, Cleveland Park, Daniels, Ken- wood, Polk, Ellis, Hoover and Cherry Hill. The public is invited to visit (he playground special activi- ties and events. Tot Lots Approximately stuffed animal toys are expected to make an appearance this week on the 36 supervised tot lots. That number of four- and five- year-old boys and girls will be following the program theme. "Let's Look at Our Animal Tree Gets New Layers Of Wood Each Spring Each spring and summer a tree adds new layers of wood to its trunk. The wood formed in spring grows fast, and is lighter because it consists of large cells. In summer, growth is slower, and the darker wood has smaller cells. So when a tree is cut, the layers appear as alternating rings of light and dark wood. Tomato Kings' Employ Sfeam To Grow Crops SUSANVILLE, Calif. Half in jest, they sometimes call themselves the Tomato Kings of Hobo Wells. They grow fat, red tomatoes when the mercury drops below zero and snow covers the ground near this isolated northern California com- munity. And to do it, they plant the fruit in pea gravel, tickle the blossoms with electric toothbrushes and keep them warm with "organic steam heat." Refugees from the sunny climate of San Diego, Mark Souza, Phil Gutman and his son, Andy, founded Hobo Wells Hydropnnic Inc., two years ago. "People thought we were nuts, but when they saw the buildings and saw the produce grow, their attitude Sonza said In an Interview. The key to their operation in the high desert scrubland about 14 miles from Susanville is Hobo Wells, a geothermal spring which produces boiling water from the earth year- round. "We have all the sunshine we need, and the heat from the wells keeps us from having to buy expensive fuel to keep things going in the winter." Gutman said. The hot water "organic steam heai" is pumped through the pipe framework of the plastic greenhouses to keep the plants from freezing in the winter. Last winter, the trio grew pounds of tomatoes in two greenhouses and sold the fruit in Susanville. They're ad- ding four greenhouses this summer and expect to produce about 20 tons of tomatoes an- nually in each of them. It h't "Open1 you'll fine! II In fia- ictle Clttuiriedt It's convenient to clip and Ihe Open HouM) Directory Hut Is published each 1 rl. Sal, and bun. In the watu uds. SEE THE HOME OF YOUR CHOICE TODAY! dutc! lion; inu'.at tn bring Ins iuuinto Muffed animal one da> for a "show be conducted in a of ways Mam simply rail it "Stuffed Animal Day" while some will have annual hunts tor animal crackers hidden about the area: i uays uut tie observed on Tuesday at Cherrv Hill and Truman; at AmiiTsun, Kenwuiul. F.isenhotter. Jones. KooM'Vt'lt, Krdmoml and Adams; Thursday at Buchanan, l.im-oln. Krskine. l.Miutiod, Kincolnway and Jef- ferson. Friday al Anderson, Kenwood. Apache, Cnolidge. Daniels. Wright. Monroe. (Iritnt. Nortlu Shuu lit'ver, Harrison, I'U'ivi1 and Panics, story hours. SOUL'S and craft projects will ran> out lilt' animal Ilu'nu- These mrlmli' tho follow iiu annual iharaih'is to .-olor and diYoratf the !Voh" ttitti union tur a tail, Kt-ar a ..urn Hr and foilon tall: "Thumper, Hu- with a cotton tail and elephants spouting uatcr inadt1 of and sand. OIH- area has lu't'n droppt'd for lark of atteiulaiu-e and a n.'W tui lot ai'aU'd The area fliMiinatt'd is Iht' nt'U Oak park only one rhih! uas rt'Liistcri'd. t'bihlren from tins [mpiiljiii'rt urban renewal area will be accom- modated a! Buchanan school vul'k by rt'rn'Hlion t-oin- nsission in s'ooperution with the for liftardi'd Prisons H.'.'k l< Hammurabi Code Generally Humane The Code of Hammurabi was one of the greatest of ancient legal syslems The laws were huiifanilarian; however, one savage feature of the code was the retributive park which will help to reliese tilt- mrrlo.ui of rogiMralions a! school and Redmond park Child-en liung wcM of Thirlv -fourth street and ol I-'.IIVM drive SK are muted In -I'.M-rK! the Hru-r I'.'i lo: a: 111 a in Monday ll is located just south of the (Irani avenue entrance hi the park in the icimty of the dance slab. Ann usst'il and Arleta 1'nrley are the directors. Camp Srniinulc There are children regis- tered tor the day camp program for the retarded that is provided in Seminole Valley "Plants Around Cs" It will leainre the preparation and planting of seeds [or a vegeta- ble and [lower garden. Stories, games, song- and craft projects will also tarry out the Ili.-lll.- Craft activities include scrap pictures, prints made from string dipped in paint, bean pictures, decoupiige and pop- sickle flowers. A cook-out in place of the regular sack lunch is planned for Friday. Directors are Marilyn and Terry McF.woen which literally followed "an eye for an eye." Ihe World Al- manac recalls. Imprisonment was considered too expensive. corrupting In Ihe prisoner and a hardship to dependents. First Zeppelin The fir-l iln'hl wa- in I'lllll In (lerinanv'- Count Ferdinand von Xeppelm. He lieu Die fir-i of 111- lone MTU ol rigid-frame airships, altamed a -peed of IS miles pi hour and got mil''- befor Us steering gear lailod. on .lul IMllll. DRIVE SAFFI.V Suri To Speak To Food Group K It Sun. Ml Vernon speak lu Ibe Natural Food As Dictates Friday X m Peoples bank cast. VilH First avenue N'F Ph degree, has a background in organic chemistry, food tech- nology and iiutrilion. In 1971 he and his laiinlv started a soybean operation His goal tu produce nutritious foods (or Americans at ait levels A iiiiestion and answer period will follow speech The meeting is open to Ihe public. Age of Manhood A Jewish boy reaches Ihe age of manhood at l.'l, when he celebrates his Bar MULEKOFFS si for the Third Ave. at First St. SE In Downtown Cedar Rapids Open Monday 9 a.m. 'til 9 p.m. Carpet Floor Wonderful Wunda Weve Carpet For Wall-to-Wall Luxury Choose Your Pattern Choose Your Price Step Up To Quality See These Budget Saving Values Now Here's three great Wunda Weve carpets. Give your home new many years of wear from Wunda Wave's top quality nylon carpet, luxury, comfort and beauty at a budget savings price. If you are Come to Smulekoff's now, and see and feel the difference. All interested in fine quality carpeting, then you'll like one of Wunda three of these wonderful Wunda Weve carpets are on display for Weve's beautiful carpets. 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