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  • October in Virginia brings festivals and fall colors
    October in Virginia brings festivals and fall colors
    The month of October is filled with fun for families in Virginia. From corn mazes and pumpkin patches to trick-or-treating and leaf peeping, jump into October and spend the month making memories.Visit Lynchburg Macaroni Kidto find family-friendly...
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    Baby Boot Camp Cleveland offers free pink pumpkin fitness class
    In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Baby Boot Camp Cleveland, the innovative fitness and nutrition program for new moms, will be hosting a free day of “Little Pink Pumpkin” fitness classes on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to...
  • Red Robin burger in wrapper with fries
    Get twice the beef for your money
    Today is the day for meat lovers to head to Red Robin. Tuesdays are now “Tavern Double Tuesdays”. What exactly does that mean? Anyone who eats at a Red Robin today and simply says the magic phrase, tavern double Tuesdays, will get a...
  • Lily and Lucy
    Sentimental Journey 2
    In a forum in the Sunday New York Times, two writers (Zoe Heller and Leslie Jameson) discuss the meaning of sentimentality and its legitimacy in literature. Heller brings up Dickens, that sentimentalist par excellence, and cites Vladimir Nabokov,...
  • Camp Kesem partners with Susan's Magic Makers for a fundraiser
    Susan’s Magic Makers raises over $470,000 for Camp Kesem
    For children, the magic of camp can make difficult situations seem a little less overwhelming. Camp Kesem is the charity that brings the magic of camp to children whose parents have cancer. Recently, Camp Kesem held its third Susan’s Magic...
  • When you don't agree with NYC Mayor's definition of healthy school lunch...
    Lunch made easier - and cheaper!
    If your child's NYC school doesn't provide lunch -Or if the lunch they provide isn't a lunch your child is willing to eat -Or if, despite constant reassurance from the Department of Education that their meals are absolutely the...
  • apples in a basket
    Super simple (and healthy!) apple cake
    One of my favorite family-friendly activities in the fall is apple picking. The kids love to walk up and down the aisles of apple trees and sample the different types of fruit while filling their little bags full to take home. One common problem...
  • Un86'd charity event on October 5
    Un86’d charity event raises funds for restaurant workers
    For many people, dining out at a restaurant is a common occurrence. While dining, the tireless restaurant employees work hard to serve a delicious meal. Unfortunately, many of these chefs and servers cannot afford to support themselves when struck...
  • Volcano evacuation route
    Puyallup School students participating in lahar drill with Puyallup Police
    Students in some Puyallup School District schools are participating in a lahar evacuation drill on Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am.In cooperation with the Puyallup Police Department, students will walk 20 to 40 miles to the designated evacuation...
  • A youngster gets her face painted.
    Enjoy Free Weekend Fun at PAFA's Family Arts Festival
    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) invites you and your little ones to get in touch with your creative sides at its2014 Family Arts Festivalthis weekend, Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m.The free art-filled event, presented by...
  • Chicago Gourmet Saturday tastings
    Chicago Gourmet, a journey into culinary heaven
    On a glorious fall day, Millennium Park was filled with Chicagoans celebrating the city’s diverse, decadent and delicious food available in the culinary scene at Chicago Gourmet. On September 28 and 29, the best and brightest chefs served...
  • Free coffee around central PA today
    Where to go for your cup of joe today
    Today, September 29, 2014, is National Coffee Day. For those of us who crave caffeine or those who just enjoy some java from time to time, this is a wonderful day. First celebrated in Japan in 1983, National Coffee Day has become international....
  • When is the right time to talk to an elder law Attorney?
    When is the Right Time to Talk to an Elder Law Attorney
    Preparation is a key component when planning for the future. Choices about where to live, long-term care and how to protect assets are common age-related decisions. One way to keep these choices from becoming overwhelming is to seek the advice and...
  • 10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    A new work week begins and the month of September winds to a close, There is only about a month before it's time for Halloween, two months until Thanksgiving and less than three months until Christmas.If you're like many parents, there'...
  • Holy Cross students raise cancer awareness
    Holy Cross students raise cancer awareness
    Students at Holy Cross Regional Catholic School in Lynchburg, Va. kick off a month of cancer awareness 'pink' activities beginning Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 and continuing through October. The kickoff includes five unique school games, a day...