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Reservations are To make a reservation for the weekend and secure a mooring, possible up to 90 guests must reserve a mooring days in advance after 12:01 a.m. on Friday for Friday and Saturday nights. Those with a boat under 25- STAFF REPORT feet can make reservations for the string line moorings closer to Starting July 10, it became pos- shore up to 90 days in advance for sible to reserve a mooring at sever- any day of the week. al locations around Two Harbors, The following areas are avail- Catalina. able for advanced reservations. Visitcatalinaisland.com added Catalina Island has 11 distinc- an online mooring reservation sys- tem for several locations around tive coves for mooring. In addi- tion to the mooring fee, a $9.99 Two Harbors. Currently the system will allow reservation fee will apply with reservations for moorings up to 90 every booking, and a three-night days in advance for days between minimum is required for holiday Sunday and Thursday. and weekend stays. During SCICo's involvement in The following areas are avail- boat shows, special presentations able for advanced reservations. Find out more about the new and community outreach, many boaters expressed desire for a res- Catalina and Two Harbors moor- ervation system, and SCICO is ing reservation system on the Visit pleased to provide an easy to use Catalina Website: http://www.vis- solution for guests in time for the itcatalinaisland.com/twoHarbors/ summer season, mooring-reservations.php Catalina historian and part time greeter of visitors to Avalon, Chuck Liddell is a native of the island, having been born on Catalina. Here he is seen with his mother then and now. "On the left you see my mother, Betty Jean (Sims) Liddell, who many of you remember when she was married to my father, Orval E. Liddell," he said. "The picture was taken at the "St. Catherine Hotel", around July, 1947. Morn was 22 and I was about two months old. I am the one in the turban! On the right, mother and son, on June 14, 2014, celebrating Mom's 89th birthday. I don't think either of us have changed that much, especially me! HA!" Art Workshops at Avalon Library Youths entering grades 4 and up contact the library in advance to are invited to the Avalon Library reserve a spot. to participate in art workshops led Porschia Denning was raised by Porschia Denning. The stand- in a Coast Guard family and has alone workshops will be held l0 a classical education in painting a.m.-12 p.m. every other Saturday: and drawing. July 12, July 26, and August 6. Ms. Denning has worked pro- Sponsored by the Friends of the fessionally in design, book illus- Avalon Library, the workshops tration, sculpture, and fine art for will include drawing, acrylic and more than 15 years. To see her watercolor painting, and sculpture Visual Art Portfolio, please visit techniques. ....... islanda~tgid.devianta~t:com: , Participants may attend one or The library is located at 215 all four free of charge. Please Sumner Avenue. Avalon resi- dent Porschia Denning, who was raised in a Coast Guard family and has a classi- cal education in painting and drawing, passes on some of her knowledge to a youth student. Courtesy photo U SUN AVALON GRILLE Join us for a homemade breakfast at Avalon Grille featuring fresh and sustainable foods that you'll love. Enjoy refreshing creative cocktails made to please your palate. RESERVATIONS AT OPENTABLE.COM 310.510.7494 SANTA CATALINA~ ISLAND COMPANY 877. 778.8322 visitcatalinaisland.com THE CATAUNA ISLANDE~ ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Fridayi~Juiy ~-J-,2O~.4 ~ 7