For the first time ever, the U.S. synchronized swimming team didn't qualify for the Summer Olympics. But two of its members, who until recently knew each other only as rivals, are going to London to compete in synchronized swimming duets — against duets that have been together for years.
Mary Killman, 21, and Mariya Koroleva, 22, became roommates early last year, training with the national team in Indianapolis. Previously, they had competed against each other in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ever wanted to just disappear into a secret garden of earthly delights, of twists and turns of evocative ruin, exuberant tropics, the Zen of a Japanese teahouse?
Consider Chanticleer, in Wayne, Pa. It's part of the old Main Line ring of estates around Philadelphia. In fact, right across the street from the garden is the former home of Helen Hope Montgomery Scott, the heiress portrayed by Katherine Hepburn in Philadelphia Story.
Seven years ago, writer and former U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford had the success of a lifetime when his 2003 memoir Jarhead was turned into a high-budget Hollywood movie.
Swofford, then 35, had hit it big. But flush with cash and still grappling with post-war life, he suddenly found himself in the throes of a self-destructive rampage replete with drugs, alcohol and infidelity.
The Palm Bay Aquatic Center will hold registration for July swim lessons from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 30. Lessons begin on Monday, July 9. The cost per session is $45 for children 6 years and up and $35 for children 6 months to 5 years.
The City of West Melbourne’s Recreation Department invites the public to attend their June Arts & Craft Show on Saturday, June 23. This family-friendly event takes place at the West Melbourne Community Park located at 3000 Minton Road, West Melbourne. Gates open at 9 a.m.
Enjoy vendors from across the county featuring custom crafts, fine art, tasty food and family field games throughout the day. Also featured will be drum, dance, zumba and self-defense demonstrations, live music, hula hoop and limbo contests.
Created in 2008 by the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the Tour de Turtles is a fun, educational journey through the science, research and geography of sea turtle migration using satellite telemetry. Kick-off the Tour de Turtles with a celebration featuring hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, a silent auction, local artists and music.