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July 11, 2012

Eisenberg to headline at Nutshell
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Ophira Eisenberg will headline The Laugh Tour at The Nutshell on Saturday, July 14, starting with a 7 p.m. mixer and 8 p.m. show. Eisenberg has appeared on Comedy Central, NPR, VH1, E! Channel and Oxygen. She was recently profiled in The New York Times, and selected as one of New York Magazine’s Top 10 Comics that “Funny People Find Funny.” Also performing will be Frank Liotti of “Law And Order,” Laughing Skull, Boston Comedy Festival, LA Comedy Festival and BearCity2, and guest Alex Barnett, winner of 12th Annual Gilda’s Club Laugh-Off, Huffington Post.
The Laugh Tour is hosted by Rich Kiamco of The Howard Stern Show, Sirius XM, Queer Eye and WE-tv.
Tickets can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/258227. They cost $15 online and $20 at the door. There is no drink minimum. Visit www.TheLaugh Tour.com.

Star Quest, Truck Petting Zoo at the library
HONESDALE, PA — Whether you can make it to the library or not, families looking for summer fun ideas for children ages three through eight can check out its Star Quest program. Each week the library will post a Quest for kids and additional activities and ideas on the theme for that week. Parents can help their children with the Quests and children can share by bringing pages to post on the library bulletin board or by having their parents post their answers on

Facebook or on the Star Quest blog.
The Star Quest program will run through August 11. Go to wlastarquest.wordpress.com for the blog and to sign up for email notifications when new posts are added. For the Facebook page, go to www.facebook.com/wlastarquest and click “Like!” On the blog and on Facebook, the library will also post lists of places and events around the county that families can enjoy for free.
On Tuesday, July 17, there will be a Truck Petting Zoo for kids and families from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on 14th Street. Bring the kids and explore 14 different kinds of trucks. There is no charge for the petting zoo, and there will be hot dogs, popcorn and drinks for sale.