Newsletter for January 2nd - January 8th
First Night State College
State College's annual First Night New Year's Eve celebration will take place
Wednesday, December 31st & Thursday, January
1st throughout downtown State College and Penn State's campus.
Visitors to the event can watch ice sculptors carve large blocks of ice into
holiday displays. The event also features live music, horse drawn carriage
rides, live reindeer, a parade, ice skating, a Chinese New Year's celebration,
and children's craft workshops. At midnight, fire sculptures will be lit and a
fireworks display will take place at Community Field. A free shuttle will run
between downtown State College and campus. All events are alcohol-free and
CRPR's Discounted Ski Lift Vouchers Program
Centre Region Parks & Recreation is once again offering discounted ski lift vouchers for 15 ski resorts in Pennsylvania. Discounted vouchers are available for Bear Creek, Blue Knob Resort, Elk Mountain, Seven Springs, and more. The discounted vouchers are available until March of this year and are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Proceeds from the sale of the vouchers benefits the Centre Region Gifts-For-Parks Program.
Tuesday, January 6th
Civil War Lecture
PA Military Museum
Author Jeff Wert will discuss his published book, Cavalryman of the Lost Cause: A Biography of J.E.B. Stuart. Admission to the lecture and book discussion is free.
Penn State Women's Volleyball Team
Congratulations to the Penn State women's volleyball team for defeating Stanford
earlier this month and winning the National Championship trophy for the second
year in the row. Penn State is just the sixth school to win back-to-back
volleyball championships. Junior Megan Hodge was named the NCAA Championship
Most Outstanding Player for the second straight year. The team finished the
season with a perfect 38-0 record. This is the third national championship
trophy for Penn State in women's volleyball.
Happy New Year State College! What was the first year Dick Clark held his Rockin' New Year's Eve celebration?
Last week's answer:
A blend of sun and clouds
Mostly sunny, hot and humid
A thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon
Mostly cloudy and humid; a p.m. t-storm
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