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STOP BY: Visit two special exhibits: Spanish Pathways, Lakes Region Library in Inverness, traces the Spanish legacy in Florida from 1513 to the present day; in Crystal River, the Coastal Region Library hosts Overtown: Miami's Little Broadway, an exhibit that highlights the cultural center of Miami's African-American community in the 1950s and '60s and features photographs taken at the Knight Beat restaurant of such celebrities as Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin and the Drifters. These exhibits have been made possible by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council.

Today's topic: Good for you

The Homosassa River Garden Club of Homosassa, a member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, has been awarded a $500 grant to be used toward the restoration of Bluebird Springs Park.

This grant is part of Protect the Environment Through Action, Learning, and Service a two-year program of environmental concern co-sponsored by the National Council of State Garden Clubs and Shell Oil Co.

The project planned by the Homosassa River Garden Club encompasses the restoration of the landscape of Bluebird Springs Park with the planting of trees, native plants and wildflowers. The project supervisor is Mrs. Georgeanna Phelps. The Springbusters, a local group responsible for clearing the springs, will assist.