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2008-07-25 06:00:28

IT WILL be buckets and spades galore at a community beach party in Warwickshire. The party in Lighthorne Heath on Saturday, August 2, celebrates the opening of a new Children's Centre in Stratford Road. Activities include sand and water play, face painting, music and dancing, information and advice, and a "blender vender" bicycle which blends fruit into smoothies. Families are invited to bring a picnic to the event at the centre, which runs from 10am to 2pm. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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