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Kate Middleton made an appearance at the Newcastle Civic Center on Wednesday, and she mingled with the crowd before meeting with Olympic volunteers. Prince William joined her for a bit but left to attend his former nanny's funeral, and later Kate met families involved in an addiction program in Stockton-on-Tees. Kate also checked out the progress of a community garden project at Elswick Park, and she met with young women at the Keyfund Office charity after that.

Yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dropped by London for the opening of the football Association's National Football Center at St. George's Park, and their next stop will be hosting the annual 100 Women in Hedge Funds dinner in London tomorrow evening. Talk about a busy schedule!