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Monday, September 26th, 2016
September is Healthy Aging Month | NATL - Public Interest- For the month of September, focus on the positive aspects of growing older by celebrating Healthy Aging Month! This national health promotion is designed to broaden awareness of positive aspects of aging and to provide inspiration for adults, ages 50+, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial health. The campaign is developed and produced by Educational Television Network, Inc (ETNET), a non-profit corporation based in Pennsylvania. For further information check out the website at click for details.
First 2016 Presidential Debate | NATL - Government- The debate will take place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
The first debate will consist of six 15-minute segments selected by the moderator and announced ahead of the debate.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
National Women's Health and Fitness Day | NATL - Public Interest- The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details
Friday, September 30th, 2016
Your Mailing Address May Win You $30 | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number- On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:11PM, EDT.
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
The Mount Zion 3 Mile Fun Run/Walk | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Sports and Recreation, walk, run, fun, church, community- The Mount Zion Lutheran Church is sponsoring a 3 mile fun run/walk! Please join us for a wonderful afternoon to benefit the Churchtown group home of The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC)!
The event will consist of a 3 mile fun run/walk that will start in the parking lot of the Mount Zion Lutheran Church and continue along back roads in a rural setting. Along the way, there will be five check points with water and people to assist if there are any problems.
We anticipate that runners will finish in less than an hour, but check points will remain open for walkers. There will be transport back to the church if anyone cannot finish the course. There will also be a sweep vehicle following behind the last participant.
This event will be tailored to the casual runners, runners who would like to their times, and walkers who would like to enjoy some fresh air in the afternoon.
There will be light refreshments at the finish area, and at 4 pm, everyone is invited to join us for our monthly Community Dinner. The menu will be hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, baked beans, potato chips, desserts, and beverages. Please bring a lawn chair!
In case of rain, the dinner will be moved inside. The run/walk will be held rain or shine!
Registration is in the front of the church on the day of the event.
Registration opens at 2 pm and closes at 2:45 pm. The run/walk will start at 3 pm.
The course will be considered closed at 4:30 pm.
The event will be limited to 100 participants.
$10/person; 12 years or younger is free
For more information about CPARC, contact Anne Couldridge at 717-249-2611 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties is to provide support, training, and opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. The Arc empowers people to achieve their highest level of independence and become contributing, responsible and proud members of society. The Arc works to educate the public and to inspire public policy, and promotes the realization of a fulfilled life for all people.
Mount Zion Lutheran Church
325 Old Stonehouse Road Boiling Springs PA 17007Dawn Mellick 717.609.3841 email@example.com
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta | NATL - Public Interest- October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
Breast Cancer Awareness Month | NATL - Public Interest- Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
Babe Ruth Calls His Shot?: Anniversary | NATL - MLB- October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.
Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Child Health Day | NATL - Public Interest- Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
Rosh Hashanah | NATL - Religious- Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
Supreme Court 2016-2017 Term Begins | NATL - Government- Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
2016 Vice Presidential Debate | NATL - Government- The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA
The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Great American Beer Festival | NATL - Public Interest- Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.
Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.
Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Olivia's House Third Annual Walk to Remember | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, family, games, free- Olivia’s House Stretches its Legs for its Third Annual Walk to Remember
What better way to wind down from summer and welcome fall than with one last outing? Come join Olivia’s House: A Grief and Loss Center for Children for its third annual Walk to Remember at the Codorus State Park- Classroom Pavilion on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 a.m. until noon.
Olivia's House has been serving grieving children and their families in south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 2002. Olivia's House offers a variety of no-cost programs and services to meet the many needs of grieving families. These programs and services include pre-death support, peer support programs, a grief lending library, and professional mental health referrals.
Helping families have fun is a top priority for Olivia’s House! Food vendors will be on hand, and we will also have face painting, lawn bowling and there will be music and plenty of games for people of all ages. Pets are welcome, too!
For more information on the Walk to Remember, please visit oliviashouse.org. We look forward to seeing you!Codorus State Park- Classroom Pavilion
Michelle Fox/Administrative Coordinator 717.699.1133 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
Public Astronomy Session | 6:30pm - 9:30pm | Special Interest, Edward Naylor Observatory, astronomy- The Astronomical Society of Harrisburg's Naylor Observatory, which is located two miles northwest of Lewisberry at 670 Observatory Drive, will be open to the public, weather permitting, on Sunday, October 9th, starting at 6:30 p.m. Several large telescopes and a number of smaller ones will be used to show visitors a variety of celestial objects including the Moon, Mars, Saturn, double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.
The final public observing session for this year will occur on Sunday, November 6th, at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.
For further information, call 717-938-6041 or browse click for details (Public Observing).Edward Naylor Observatory
670 Observatory Drive Lewisberry PAMike Snider 717.938.6041 email@example.com
Moon Phase First Quarter | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon | NATL - Public Interest- A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
Second 2016 Presidential Debate | NATL - Government- The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis
The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.
Monday, October 10th, 2016
Columbus Day | NATL - National Holidays- Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
National Coming Out Day | NATL - Public Interest- A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Yom Kippur | NATL - Religious- Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
National Stop Bullying Day | NATL - Public Interest- National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.
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