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3 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun

Point No Point parking lot will be closed until mid-June

Construction on Point No Point's parking lot won't be finished before Memorial Day weekend, which had been the county's goal.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Kitsap County, WA

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Long Beach expands beach food choices, approves new shelter operator

The City Council voted 4-0 Wednesday night to enter into agreements with 15 vendors to operate food trucks, stationary carts and mobile sales on the beach from Memorial Day through Labor Day for a total fee of $59,500.


Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

The Bugle

Oak Creek switchbacks to close for 5 weeks after Memorial Day

On arguably one of the most narrow and winding roadways on the state's highway system, the Arizona Department of Transportation will soon begin a project that will restore the pavement along a three-and-a-half-mile segment of State Route 89A through the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Sedona, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ



Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts is cutting prices, extending hours and scheduling a summer full of music and exhibits designed to attract visitors - and keep them here longer.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Berkshire, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Memorial Day Parade town meeting is April 29

The Westfield Memorial Day Parade Committee invites everyone interested in participating in this year's parade to come to the planning meeting at The American Legion, Martin Wallberg, Post No.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Sun Advocate

'No Grave Unadorned,' a unique tradition here, begins another Memorial Day drive

For the last four years the people of Carbon and Emery Counties have shown their volunteerism and their respect for the history of our area by making flowers and then by placing them on every grave in the two-county area the week before Memorial Day.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Cheshire Herald

Memorial Day Parade Quickly Approaching - Sign Up To Participate

The Veterans Council of Cheshire cordially invites residents and organizations to participate in the Memorial Day Parade, to be held on Sunday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, June 1, at 1:30 p.m. The two-mile parade begins at Highland School, 490 Highland Ave., and proceeds along Rt.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Cheshire, CT

Washington Examiner

With no Iraq-Afghan memorial, Vietnam vets to honor 7,000 dead in first-ever roll call

Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam veterans Memorial Day weekend at The Wall , where the first-ever reading of the names of all the post-9/11 heroes will take place.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Veteran Affairs

The Gazette

2 inches of snow already in some parts of city, Storms could continue into May

As Wednesday's spring storm demonstrated, winter weather has not quite left the picture, despite warm springs days that have made a frequent appearance this month.


Related Topix: Weather, Life, Holidays, Colorado Springs, CO, El Paso County, CO, Monument, CO

Northwestern University

Northwestern Music in May

The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will present Handel's oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus" and four performances of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" at Northwestern University in May. The Bienen School's annual outdoor Millennium Park Concert in downtown Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is free and open to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Life, Holidays, Evanston, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibits to explore how art begat rock in Athens

Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Life, Holidays, University of Georgia

The Indianapolis Star

Timeline: History of the Indianapolis Zoo

Katy the orangutan looks on as the local media tour the Indianapolis Zoo's new International Orangutan Center on March 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Holidays, Home Gardening, Home

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014

Happy Holy Week and Passover time, peeps! Spring festivals fill the air. I don't know if this means you have more free time or less, or more family time at home or out and about.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Life, Holidays, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Northwest Florida Daily News

Gulf recreational red snapper season set

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters April 16 at a meeting near Tallahassee.


Related Topix: Florida, Life, Holidays


Logan County Commissioners hear request for weed control help at Sunset Memorial Gardens

The Logan County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to look at having the county Pest Control District provide weed control for Sunset Memorial Gardens.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

The Jersey Journal

Malcolm Nettingham named Grand Marshal of Fanwood Scotch Plains Memorial Day Parade

The Fanwood Scotch Plains Memorial Day Parade Committee announces Malcolm Nettingham as Grand Marshal for this year's parade.


Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Life, Holidays, East Orange, NJ

House Bill supplement gives school districts snow day relief, prompts ...

A new supplemental bill recently signed by Gov. Rick Snyder has prompted a West Michigan school district to cancel a snow day makeup scheduled for Memorial Day weekend.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Rick Snyder, US Governors, Life, Holidays, Grandville, MI

Ruidoso News

Sacred Grounds seeking volunteers/donations for community-wide garage sale

Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House will be hosting a community-wide garage sale Memorial Day weekend to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.


Related Topix: House, NM, Drink, Coffee, Life, Holidays, Alzheimer's, Health, Roswell, NM

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

President to speak to West Point grads

The announcement Monday night by the White House confirmed speculation on post and in neighboring Highland Falls, since the president usually speaks at graduation at one of the four major service academies each year and this year was West Point's turn.


Related Topix: West Point, NY, Highland Falls, NY, Life, Holidays

This Week Community News

Brick deadline is April 23 for Memorial Day dedication

The deadline is Wednesday, April 23, for Gahanna-area residents to purchase a brick to be dedicated on Memorial Day at Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Road.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Gahanna, OH