Newsletter for February 16th - February 23rd
Hollywood at Penn State
premiere film festival in the State College area in 2011 and a one of a
kind cultural festival in our area. The festival at the State Theatre will run next Thursday and Friday and screen major Hollywood films alongside a
collection of short films created by Penn State students. National release films will be screened weeks before their national
release dates including both The Adjustment Bureau and Battle: Los
Angeles. (more info)
Liquor Licenses Not Renewed: The Pennsylvania agency that oversees liquor licenses has objected to
license renewals for seven State College bars, including six in the
$1 MIllion Boost for Ice Rink: The main lobby of Penn State's planned Pegula Ice Arena will bear the Silvis family name. (read)
Monster Trucks: Monster trucks will roll into Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center for two shows in early April.
SCASD Redistricting: Eighteen parents expressed concern Monday night about the State College schools' tentative redistricting plan. (read)
Giant Gas: The Giant grocery-store group is planning to add some gas pumps at its State College location along North Atherton Street. (read)
Blood, Sweat and Fishnets: The State College Area Rollers rung in Valentine's Day with a celebration all their own at Penn Skates. (photos)
Jane Goodall: Internationally renowned primatologist Jane Goodall is scheduled to speak at Penn State University Park on March 24. (read)
Something Different To Do
One of the great things about living in State College, is there is
always something 'different' to do around town for you and your family.
For instance, next weekend you could check out the PSU Rube Goldberg Machine Contest,
(Rube Goldberg, a complicated invention, laboriously contrived to
perform a simple operation) This year’s national challenge: design and build a machine that waters a plant in 20 or more steps. Other finds in our calendar include listening to visiting Buddhist Monks, watching people Tango (Tango Buenos Aires), joining a women's pick-up game of hockey or catching an advance screening of a new movie for free (Paul).
Remember: You can always find what is going on by visiting our Community Calendar. Post your event today, it's FREE!
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