July 24, 2013

Farm open this Sunday; Special Guest: Author Peter Parente will be at the farm for a book signing

Author Peter Parente, Farmer Jeanne Selander and Mo the Sloth.

The Sheriff's Animal Farm will be open this Sunday July 28th, between 1 - 3 p.m. A special guest will be on hand at the farm. Author Peter Parente, who wrote the “Peeper and Friends” children’s book series will be at the farm for a book signing. If you already have one of his books, bring it along; if you don’t, the books are on sale at the farm for $10 each with proceeds benefiting the Sheriff’s office Animal Farm.

Bring the family and come visit the animals at the farm, including horses, a cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, a Kinkajou, Sloths, a Lemur, Kramer the Emu, a family of Patagonian Cavys, tortoises and turtles, snakes and many more. It is free of charge (donations are welcome).

The farm is located just off of College Road, on Stock Island, at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters complex. Groups may schedule special tours at the farm by calling Farmer Jeanne Selander at 305-293-7300.

You can also keep up with the farm and it’s animals on Facebook. Visit our page at www.facebook.com/KeysAnimalFarm

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