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Wednesday, 08 March 2017 19:37

A.T. programs underway in Macon

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This year’s slate of library programs celebrating spring on the Appalachian Trail is underway at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin, showcasing thru-hikers’ stories and celebrating environmental education.

• Nantahala Hiking Club members will share stories and slides of their hiking adventures at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10. 

• A new biographical documentary, “Trail Magic: the Grandma Gatewood Story” will be screened at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23. 

• The new movie “Pete’s Dragon” will be screened at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 30. 

• A.T. hiker and storyteller Nancy Reeder will present the book Grandma Gatewood’s Walk  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 

• The documentary “Cave of Forgotten Dreams” will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6. 

• Bill Van Horn, a past president of NHC, will present on A.T. hikes in Macon County at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6. 

• The new dramatic thriller “Deepwater Horizon” will be screened at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13. 

• Summit Charter School’s environmental education program will be on display at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14. 

• A family science night will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 20. 

• The new documentary “Dispatches from the Gulf” will be screened at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27. 

All programs are free and located at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. 828.524.3600. 

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