All Aboard the Polar Express! With a story at Schlow Library, a trolley
ride, and a visit to Santa's Workshop, this event will be a treat for
the whole family. Children 12 and under will receive a free gift from
Santa's Workshop as well as a free picture with Santa. Select Saturdays and Sundays in December. You can reserve your spot starting Monday by contacting Schlow Library. (more)
Penn State Sports
If you can't make it to FedEx Field this Saturday, there are plenty of other PSU sporting events happening in town. The women's volleyball team takes on Northwestern in the last home game of the season Friday night. The men's basketball team is in action Friday and Monday night and the women play Sunday up at the BJC. It's a hockey afternoon in State College this Saturday as they take on Towson. You can always find upcoming events on our Community Calendar and be sure to check out our Penn State Sports and Football Pages. (Upcoming PSU Sports)
Joe Paterno's Running Advocate by Mike Poorman
My buddy Terry Losch is Joe Paterno’s running advocate. “People better be careful,” he says a couple of times a week. “Joe’s
going to be gone soon and there’s never going another one like him.
Ever. People don’t realize that. They don’t get it. This is it.”....read column
Exchanging the Wish List for Volunteerism by Michele Marchetti
Last Saturday when I was picking up a book at Barnes & Noble, I
noticed the signs encouraging shoppers to donate a book to a Second Mile
child. In our relatively comfortable lives, we don’t see the families in Centre
County who lack the luxuries we often mistake for necessities....read column
The Tree Lighting
It's almost time for the Annual Downtown Tree Lighting! Once again, Santa will be on-hand to
light the tree and jump start the Holidays. We'll also enjoy a story
with Mrs. Claus, caroling with Dan & Gala and musical performances
by Broadway Show Kids and the Friends School Peace Choir. Free cookies
and hot drinks will be served. (Dec. 2)
Keep an eye out Monday for our complete Holiday Guide with a full list of events in the area.
Penn State (6-4, 3-3) vs. Indiana (4-6, 0-6)
When: Saturday, November 20, 2010
Where: FedExField (91,704)
Kickoff: 12:01 p.m. ET
The Big Ten Network will nationally televise the contest with Tom Hart, Anthony Herron and Lisa Byington calling the action.
Penn State leads the series, 13-0. The Nittany Lions won, 31-20, last year in Beaver Stadium.
Penn State plays its final away game, meeting Indiana at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The Hoosiers are the home team. Penn State is 13-2 in its next game after a loss since the start of the 2005 season.
What is the name of Harry Potter's owl?
Last week's answer:
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Which president issued the first Veterans Day?