The Great Insect Fair
What's the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Why do they fly
by night? Find out the answers to these and all your questions about
moths and other six-legged critters at Penn State's annual Great
Insect Fair. Some events include Cockroach Races, Insect Petting Zoo,
Insect Deli, Ladybug Theatre and a Build-A-Bug Competition. (more)
Admission is Free!- Snyder Ag Arena - Sat. Oct 2 - 10am-4pm
Spring Creek Day Family Festival
Fun for the whole family abounds this Sunday when ClearWater and Centre Region
Parks and Rec partner up to host this annual outdoor nature
festival! Everyone is invited to Millbrook Marsh to enjoy live music, food concessions and
children’s crafts while learning about the environment through nature
walks, boardwalk tours, hands-on outdoor demonstrations and exhibits and
presentations by local conservation organizations. (more)
Nittany Lions Like Money In Ferentz's Bank by Mike Poorman
On Sept. 2, the Thursday before Iowa’s season opener against vaunted
Eastern Illinois, Kirk Ferentz signed a contract extension that upped
his annual salary to $3.675 million – a whopping 21 percent increase
that keeps him under contract until 2020. He is 7-2 (.778) against Paterno all-time, and has been victorious in seven of the past eight head-to-head match-ups...read column
Biden At Penn State: 'We are on the cusp...' by Adam Smeltz
With the political future of the U.S. House and Senate at stake, Vice
President Joe Biden visited Penn State University Park on Tuesday to
argue that Democrats offer a brighter, more vibrant economic future for
the country. In a surprise twist, Penn State assistant football Coach Jay Paterno
delivered a personal speech just moments before Biden took the stage...read article
11th Annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook off
Come downtown Saturday 10am-3pm for a fun-filled day
including the 5th Annual Chili Cook-off and the Best of Happy Valley
Desserts competition as well as Kids Day. Kids Day will be full of kid
friendly displays and craft activities in Sidney Friedman Park. There
will also be pony rides, a carousel, and pumpkin decorating!! (more)
Penn State (3-1) at Iowa (3-1)
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010
Where: Kinnick Stadium (70,585)
Kickoff: 8:06 p.m. ET
Series Record: Tied, 11-11
ESPN will nationally televise the contest with Mark Jones and Bob Davie calling the action.
Iowa is ranked 17th by the Associated Press and 18th in the USA Today coaches poll. Penn State is 20th in the coaches poll and 22nd in the AP rankings.
Saturday is Homecoming for Iowa and is Black and Gold Spirit Night in Kinnick Stadium. Fans are encouraged to wear black or gold in support of the Hawkeyes. The Hawkeyes are 2-0 against the Nittany Lions on homecoming.
Penn State opens its 18th season of Big Ten competition. The Nittany Lions are coming off a 22-13 win over previously unbeaten Temple, while the Hawkeyes beat Ball State, 45-0, last Saturday.
Iowa website - Penn State website
What is Pennsylvania's state insect?
1. Praying Mantis
2. Honey Bee
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