Newsletter for April 20th - April 27th
Everyone here at StateCollege.com would like to wish you a Happy Easter. Be sure to visit our Easter Guide, it has a list of Easter Egg Hunts, and other events happening around the area. Our Places of Worship page has a map of all local churches and our Community Calendar has a huge list of other events taking place in State College and the surrounding areas.
Be sure to visit our Mother's Day page as well. It has a list of events, gift ideas and dining specials. Also, you can enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Alto's Restaurant. (enter here)
Penn State prides itself in its rich traditions: the Nittany
Lion, JoePa, Beaver Stadium, the Blue Band, scholastic excellence and -
since 1974 - a FREE TO EVERYONE spring music festival called Movin’ On. As perhaps the largest student-run music festival in the country, and a Penn State tradition now in its 37th year, Movin’ On brings the top music of today, tomorrow, and yesterday together. 13:30 -11:00 pm next Friday (4/29) near the Bryce Jordan Center and Beaver Stadium. (more info)
Get the Boot: Parking software that recognizes license plates could help State College
enforcement officers to "boot" more chronic offenders' vehicles. (read)
West End Plans Tabled: Capping some six years of discussion, State College Borough Council
voted 7-1 Monday to table a comprehensive zoning proposal for the
borough's West End. (read)
Immortal Adds a Show: Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, put on by Cirque du Soleil, has added a second show
to its Penn State plans for 2012. (read)
Bring the Noise: With a 5-2 vote, State College Borough Council agreed Monday to ask the
state Liquor Control Board for complete local control over loud-music
Homecoming Logo: Penn State's Homecoming Executive Committee revealed the university 2011 Homecoming logo during the Blue-White Game. (see it)
Blue-White Photos: Even though heavy rains forced Saturday’s Blue-White Game to be called
early, thousands of Nittany Lion fans went home happy. Our photographers
captured these images. (view)
Wild About Animals
The 12th annual "Wild About Animals" event is this Saturday at the Ag Arena from 10am-3pm. Among the events scheduled are a silent auction, Easter games (with free prizes) in the children's section, educational programs, pony rides and lots of interesting animals such as dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, hawks, chickens, livestock and a camel.
For the Kids: Face painting, Balloons, Carnival games, Ike
the Spike, Zippy the Zebra and free candy from the Easter Bunny! (more info)
Americans consume how many jelly beans at Easter?
a. 1 million
b. 5 million
c. 10 million
d. 16 billion
Last week's answer:
76,500 - What is the record crowd size for a Blue-White game?
A heavy thunderstorm late this afternoon
Clouds and sun, a shower; breezy, cooler
Mostly cloudy and breezy with showers
Variably cloudy, chilly; a p.m. shower
Breezy and chilly with some sun
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