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By Gini Davis
Community Editor 

Kick-the-can ice cream a tasty SRP finale


August 22, 2019

Gini Davis

Lily Dumas feeds mom Kathryn Dumas a bite of her kick-the-can ice cream during Creswell Library's final Summer Reading Program event for 2019.

More than 120 kids showed up at Holt Park on Aug. 14 to make kick-the-can ice cream during Creswell Library's popular Ice Cream Social – the 2019 Summer Reading Program finale.

Volunteers mixed ingredients – half a cup of milk, a tablespoon of sugar, and a quarter-teaspoon of flavoring of the kid's choice (chocolate, vanilla, banana and more) – before double-bagging the mixture and packing it with ice inside a new, unused paint can donated by Cascade Home Center.

Kids were then turned loose to kick, throw and shake their can for 20 minutes to set the ice cream, then opened the can and...

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