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Perseids Festival off to rousing start August 7 to 14

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Friday August 7 to Friday August 14
Catch a Falling Star A storytelling treasure hunt

Join us for the opening of a new virtual storytelling experience. Find the stories in the falling stars hidden around Sea Turtle Island. The author will be with us for the grand opening. Start point is at Sea Turtle Lodge.

Mary Overton is the RL writer behind SL avatar Meryl Villota. Overton experiments with text and story online at https://maryoverton.wikispaces.com . She is the author of a story collection, THE WINE OF ASTONISHMENT (La Questa Press), and her speculative fiction appears in anthologies and journals. A list of available published work can be found at http://www.amazon.com/Fiction-nbsp-by-nbsp-Mary-nbsp-Overton/lm/R1XO8TF0U8GX6L/ref=cm_srch_res_rpli_alt_1/103-1439095-1029430 .

Sunday August 9 to Friday August 14
From Falling Star to Meteor
Information Exhibit created by Ourania Fizgig
Music Island/Sea Turtle Island

Tuesday August 11 @ 4 pm
The Year of Astronomy Talk & Tour of the Year of Astronomy Simulation
The Lodge @ Sea Turtle Island
2009 is the International Year of Astronomy and Music Island is hosting a mini-festival in honour of the falling stars of summer, the annual Perseids Meteor Shower. Come prepared to listen for a few minutes and then head out on a tour of the IYOA2009 site

WEDNESDAY August 12 @ 4pm Drumming Circle & Story Telling
Share stories of falling stars. Bring your legends and family stories about falling stars to an informal campfire and drumming circle.

WEDNESDAY August 12 @ 6:30 pm SLT AldoManutio Abruzzo, composer/musician WITH Desdemona Enfield & Douglas Story Artists RISE AND FALL OF THE PERSEIDS
a special concert on the occasion of the best light show of the summer, the Perseid Meteor shower.

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