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Posted on Thu. Dec. 26, 2013 - 12:01 am EDT

Learn it Live show added at Embassy


The Embassy Theatre has added a second free performance of Hans Christian Andersen's “The Ugly Duckling” and Aesop's fable, “The Tortoise and The Hare” to its Learn it Live program Feb. 20.

The show featuring Lightwire Theatre is available to area school groups, educational organizations and the general public. Full body puppeteers and dancers dressed in black costumes lined with electroluminescent wire will perform the story with music, prose and dance.

To learn more about the production and to see video, go to To make free reservations for the performance, call the Embassy box office at 424-5665.

For more about this and other educational programming at the Embassy, contact Rebecca Reeder at 424-6287 or email

Zip line attraction planned in area

The owners of Camp Timber Lake announced they plan in April to open an attraction offering a zipline tour through the tree canopy at the camp's 62-acre property at 1740 E. Huntington County Road 675N. The location is about 2 miles north of U.S. 24 between Roanoke and Huntington

The zip line course would be the first of its kind in northeast Indiana and take about two hours or more to complete, a news release said. One of the zip lines will carry people 1,000 feet across the campground's lake.

Camp Timber Lake also offers a year-round campground with RV, modern and rustic campsites, three cabins, a stocked lake, swimming beach, and boat rentals, the news release said. The zip line will be open to camping guests as well as the general public.

For more information, call 1-260-672-3251 or visit

—News-Sentinel staff reports

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