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Badges from 2011

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see experience photos in a gallery and check out what people are reading to earn their badges.

Enjoyed a great stir-fry at bd's Mongolian Grill

bd's Mongolian Grill


Made my favorite Mexican Salad recipe for dinner

Here is the recipe for this super simple salad.

On a serving plate layer tossed assorted salad greens drizzled with toasted sesame oil and vinegar dressing.  Add 4 oz of crumbled cooked ground turkey seasoned with chili powder and cumin.  Add 1 cup of heated refried beans.  Top with a couple of Tablespoons of your favorite salsa and enjoy!

Attended the AuSable River Canoe Marathon

AuSable River Canoe Marathon


i went camping


i attended a flagfootball team


I read a book about food.

I read "The crepe makers bond". Its about a girl whos best friend is moving away but she convinces her mom to make her best friend live with her but then both friends had a fight so the girl moves away but then they became friends again.

I read a book about art.

The type of art book i read was about hair art. It showed us how to do certain hairstyles. It was called "Braids and Bows".

i read a animal book

the book was called "The tail of emily windsnap". It was about a girl who didnt know she was a mermaid.

Ultimate frisbee

We got a group together and played a game of ultimate frisbee at the park.

I was able to translate a conversation at a garage sale

At our garage sale there were people who spoke spanish and i was able to understand what they were saying and direct them towards what they were looking for.

Decorated the wall of my room

On my wall i designed it with papers and rewards. Ii is sort of like a collage on my wall of stuff that means something to me.

Watch "Shrek" for the First Time

I am six years old, and my mom kept talking about Shrek, so Daddy borrowed a copy and I finally got a chance to see it. I thought it was about a dumb romance, but Mommy says its funny.

I went on a missions trip with my church to West Virginia

We traveled in a van there and stayed in a school

I read the book called Dog Lost.

The author was Ingrid Lee

Family trip to Nova Scotia Canada

10 day trip to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Canada. Saw lots of family and did lots of fun things.

Tiger Game

Went to a Tiger game in July with my family. It was so hot!

I read "The Red Pyramid"

I have been reading a ton this summer and this was one of my favorites.

Made something from my kids cookbook

I like to cook with my mom so I use my own cookbook that I got last year for my birthday.

Saw an "Anne of Green Gables" play

I went to see a play about Anne of Green Gables with my mom when we were on vacation. It was really good.

Read "The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordin

This book had Greek mythology and the characters could see the future in their dreams.