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It's time to get the Christmas decorations out

MetroMetro - Aug 11, 2018
Being obsessed with the magic of Christmas makes you happier, experts say. So, if you're a Peter Pan-type who makes a point out of grabbing the mistletoe and decorating your tree far ahead of season, you're apparently more nostalgic and in touch with ...  


Easter Island's society might not have collapsed

Science DailyScience Daily - Aug 13, 2018
You probably know Easter Island as "the place with the giant stone heads." This remote island 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile has long been seen as mysterious -- a place where Polynesian seafarers set up camp, built giant statues, and then destroyed ...  

Fourth Of July

Renton confiscated five times more fireworks this year's Fourth of July than 2017
Renton Reporter - Aug 10, 2018

This year's Fourth of July in Renton meant lots of fireworks, for the Police Department. “We just simply haven't seen this amount before,” acting Renton Police Chief Ed Van Valey said at the meeting. Renton Police Department and Renton Regional Fire ...  


Halloween already? Get your boo and bark on for a good, dog ...

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - Aug 13, 2018
Not quite in a Halloween mood yet? That's fine, but mark your October calendar for the annual “Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites” and “DogFest Walk 'n Roll Bay Area,” ...  

Fathers Day

Nonprofit To Host Fifth Annual Fit Fathers Day in Downtown Silver Spring

BethesdaMagazine.comBethesdaMagazine.com - Aug 6, 2018
At age 35, former Division 1 Georgia Tech running back Kimatni Rawlins looked at his 250-pound frame in the mirror and decided, “Enough is enough.” A self-proclaimed “couch-potato” at the time, he was partying too often and eating too much fast food.  

Mothers Day

Malawian cyclist Kambewa joins NPL Mothers Day Fun Run fundraiser

Nyasa TimesNyasa Times - Aug 9, 2018
This year NPL)takes the Mothers Day Fun Run to Ntchisi District Hospital. The hospital and its surrounding health facilities are facing many challenges, a situation which is putting people's lives, especially pregnant women and newly-born babies at risk.  

Cinco de Mayo

Jersey Shore's hidden restaurant gems | Craig LaBan

Philly.comPhilly.com - Aug 3, 2018
You could say we've been keeping Cinco de Mayo and its fresh tortillas to ourselves. Each summer, once we've completed the two-week blitz of recently opened restaurant visits necessary for my annual roundups of “what's new” in Shore dining, this humble ...  


A Classical Christmas & Hanukkah in July!
WHQR - Jul 20, 2018

We enjoy celebrating Hanukkah as well, featuring music with that thought in mind during the 10 o'clcok hour on Wednesday. Wednesday's classical playlist will include everything from a few choice carols to a Klezmer Nutcracker, along with a few non ...  

St. Patricks Day

Doolan, Gene 1929-2018

News-Press NowNews-Press Now - Aug 10, 2018
He wore his Irish heritage proudly including his dyed green beard on St. Patricks Day and his Celtic Cross. He was very active in the St. Joseph St. Patricks Day Parade and was the parades inaugural Grand Marshal in 1987. He was able to visit Ireland ...  

Turkey Day

Go Bowling scores 'a Turkey' in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Business Wire (press release)Elk Valley Times - Aug 13, 2018
We are thrilled to welcome Go Bowling to the Macy's Parade family and hope the entire country enjoys the most unique Turkey Day bowling tournament they've ever seen.” “The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is considered the start of the holiday season ...  

Valentines Day

Valentine's Day beauty buys

HELLO!HELLO! - Aug 7, 2018
... Rejuvenation facial (for her) and a CARITA High Performance Facial (for him). Complete your pampering with a glass of champagne and a Basic Manicure, and leave feeling totally refreshed and revitalised. More on: Beauty · Valentines Day · Skincare ...  


Duchess Meghan steps out in collared, pleated dress for a wedding on her birthday

Duchess Meghan isn't spending her birthday inside – she's attending a wedding! The royal, previously known as actress Meghan Markle, turns 37 Saturday but that hasn't kept her from celebrating the marriage of Daisy Jenks and Charlie Van Straubenzee at ...  

Housewarming Party

Making it big
The Hindu - Aug 4, 2018

“Heard you went for a housewarming party yesterday. Whose was it?” “Sheela's dad. He has bought a huge house in a fancy gated community.” “How did that happen? Isn't he an ordinary schoolteacher? I mean...” “Ever since winning the lottery over six ...  

Labor Day

Entries sought for Labor Day parade in Bloomington

Bloomington PantagraphBloomington Pantagraph - Aug 4, 2018
BLOOMINGTON — Entries are still being accepted for Bloomington's annual Labor Day parade that will step off at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 downtown. The 2018 parade theme is “Your Voice — Your Vote.” The annual event is sponsored by the Bloomington & Normal ...  

Anzac Day

Anzac Day march funding and Vietnam Veterans: Terry Sweetman ...

Courier MailCourier Mail - Aug 9, 2018
THIS time next week, the old and bolds will be polishing up their medals for Vietnam Veterans' Day. The prelude to the commemoration will be the unveiling to ...  

Mardi Gras

Sippin' and sewin': Mardi Gras Indians offer unique spin on wine parties

WGNOWGNO - Aug 13, 2018
NEW ORLEANS -- The Young Maasai Hunters are inviting you to an experience like no other. You may have heard of paint and sip -- but what about sip and sew? Mardi Gras Indians are offering the sacred art of bead work to everyday people, all while ...  

Super Bowl

NFL Super Bowl 2019 odds: Predictions, best picks, teams to fade ...

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Aug 5, 2018
R.J. White finished in the top 1 percent of the Las Vegas SuperContest and locks in Super Bowl LIII picks.  

Santa Claus

Badcock donates to Sheriff's Cause with Santa Claus

jacksonprogress-argusjacksonprogress-argus - Aug 10, 2018
“Huge thank you to Badcock in Jackson for their very generous donation to the Butts County Sheriff's Office Sheriff's Cause with Santa Claus,” the Butts County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post. “It is truly amazing to have the support of not ...  

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