Today is July 25, 2017
Akron, NY 14001

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Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Fair, 4-H, Youth, Entertainment,
    - The Orleans County 4-H Fair is fun. Admission for the entire family is only $7 per vehicle and includes all the free entertainment, displays, and fun you can handle, all week passes are only $15. Over 50 different vendors and food booths will keep you entertained and full! Rides provided by Main Event Amusements offer the traditional fair experience for thrill seekers with a low price for unlimited rides. And don’t forget to check out the 4-H livestock displays, flower show, quilt show, and the grease pole climbing contest.
    Celebrating 100 years of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension this year’s fair will include special events and activities. For the first time ever we will have two nights of fireworks, Thursday and Friday. Our centennial celebration on Saturday include giveaways, cake and more. Check the fair website for more details click for details
    Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds
    12690 st rt 31 Albion NY 14411
    Orleans County Cornell Coopertive Extension 585.798.4265 OrleansAssistant@cornell.edu

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Fair, 4-H, Youth, Entertainment,
    - The Orleans County 4-H Fair is fun. Admission for the entire family is only $7 per vehicle and includes all the free entertainment, displays, and fun you can handle, all week passes are only $15. Over 50 different vendors and food booths will keep you entertained and full! Rides provided by Main Event Amusements offer the traditional fair experience for thrill seekers with a low price for unlimited rides. And don’t forget to check out the 4-H livestock displays, flower show, quilt show, and the grease pole climbing contest.
    Celebrating 100 years of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension this year’s fair will include special events and activities. For the first time ever we will have two nights of fireworks, Thursday and Friday. Our centennial celebration on Saturday include giveaways, cake and more. Check the fair website for more details click for details
    Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds
    12690 st rt 31 Albion NY 14411
    Orleans County Cornell Coopertive Extension 585.798.4265 OrleansAssistant@cornell.edu
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Fair, 4-H, Youth, Entertainment,
    - The Orleans County 4-H Fair is fun. Admission for the entire family is only $7 per vehicle and includes all the free entertainment, displays, and fun you can handle, all week passes are only $15. Over 50 different vendors and food booths will keep you entertained and full! Rides provided by Main Event Amusements offer the traditional fair experience for thrill seekers with a low price for unlimited rides. And don’t forget to check out the 4-H livestock displays, flower show, quilt show, and the grease pole climbing contest.
    Celebrating 100 years of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension this year’s fair will include special events and activities. For the first time ever we will have two nights of fireworks, Thursday and Friday. Our centennial celebration on Saturday include giveaways, cake and more. Check the fair website for more details click for details
    Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds
    12690 st rt 31 Albion NY 14411
    Orleans County Cornell Coopertive Extension 585.798.4265 OrleansAssistant@cornell.edu
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Fair, 4-H, Youth, Entertainment,
    - The Orleans County 4-H Fair is fun. Admission for the entire family is only $7 per vehicle and includes all the free entertainment, displays, and fun you can handle, all week passes are only $15. Over 50 different vendors and food booths will keep you entertained and full! Rides provided by Main Event Amusements offer the traditional fair experience for thrill seekers with a low price for unlimited rides. And don’t forget to check out the 4-H livestock displays, flower show, quilt show, and the grease pole climbing contest.
    Celebrating 100 years of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension this year’s fair will include special events and activities. For the first time ever we will have two nights of fireworks, Thursday and Friday. Our centennial celebration on Saturday include giveaways, cake and more. Check the fair website for more details click for details
    Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds
    12690 st rt 31 Albion NY 14411
    Orleans County Cornell Coopertive Extension 585.798.4265 OrleansAssistant@cornell.edu
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Fair, 4-H, Youth, Entertainment,
    - The Orleans County 4-H Fair is fun. Admission for the entire family is only $7 per vehicle and includes all the free entertainment, displays, and fun you can handle, all week passes are only $15. Over 50 different vendors and food booths will keep you entertained and full! Rides provided by Main Event Amusements offer the traditional fair experience for thrill seekers with a low price for unlimited rides. And don’t forget to check out the 4-H livestock displays, flower show, quilt show, and the grease pole climbing contest.
    Celebrating 100 years of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension this year’s fair will include special events and activities. For the first time ever we will have two nights of fireworks, Thursday and Friday. Our centennial celebration on Saturday include giveaways, cake and more. Check the fair website for more details click for details
    Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds
    12690 st rt 31 Albion NY 14411
    Orleans County Cornell Coopertive Extension 585.798.4265 OrleansAssistant@cornell.edu

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 3rd-6th. Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

  • | 9:00am - 10:15am | Kids, nature, kids, children's book, exploring, building
    - Come to Monkey See, Monkey Do...Children’s Bookstore (9060 Main St, Clarence, NY 14031) on Friday, 8/4, at 9:00 to 10:15 AM for Hideout for Trolls! Dave Bauer, author of “What’s Under that Rock, Papa?” will be leading children ages 4 and up in exploring nature and building troll huts out of “natural loose parts.” This event has a $20 fee per child. You can register online: click for details

    Visit Dave on Facebook: click for details
    Find "What's Under that Rock, Papa?" on Amazon: click for details

    When Serea and Kai spend a weekend at their Grammy and Papa’s home, it’s always a time of discovery and fun! Join them as they encounter the wonders of backyard nature, from the microcosm of life under rocks and compost piles, to the joy of learning why thunder sounds scary and rain clouds are black.

    With Serea and Kai as their guides, children and adults will be encouraged to join in exploring their own backyards in search of those fascinating moments of discovery fostering inquiry learning and the riches of playing in nature.
    Monkey See, Monkey Do Bookstore
    9060 Main St Clarence NY 14031
    Brandylane Publicity Department 804.644.3090 brandylanepr@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Honoring the many single working women who do it all! For information visit click for details
     
           

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC. The 99th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 2:11 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Partial eclipse of the moon. Visible in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
     
           

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - August 9-13. Among the best-known and most spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids, peaking about Aug 10-12. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night. Wish upon a "falling star"!
     
           

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Monday, August 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 9:15 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.
     
           

Monday, August 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:30 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Total eclipse of the sun. Visible in North America, northern South America, norther/western Africa, wester Europe. Pacific ocean, Atlantic Oceans and the Arctic.
     
           

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate dogs for all they do in our lives, the joy they bring us while loving us unconditionally. For more information on celebrating our furry friends checkout the website click for details.
     
           

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