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About Father's Day

Sunday, June 17th is Father's Day Father's Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life - whether as Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, or "Big Brothers."

Articles

Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Of the nearly 40 father-son pairings that have played for Penn State, it’s nearly impossible to match father Charlie and his son, Tony. As starters for the Nittany Lions, they had a combined 45-0-1 mark. [Read More]
Fathers Are Stepping Up Fathers Are Stepping Up
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Here is something for those craving positive news — fathers are stepping up in a big way. A 2015 Pew Research Center survey indicated that the percentage of fathers who felt that parenting was an extremely important part of their identity (57 percent) was equal to mothers (58 percent). This same s [Read More]
Know Your Worth: A Father’s Praise and Attention Helps Loved Ones Bloom from the Inside Out Know Your Worth: A Father’s Praise and Attention Helps Loved Ones Bloom from the Inside Out
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Meghan Fritz, Town&Gown
The role of the father (or a strong male model in a child’s life – stepdad, uncle, coach, mentor) is key in shaping a young person’s self-esteem and sense of identity in the world. Adults that grow up without a strong father figure in their lives are more likely to suffer from depression, anxi [Read More]
Young father says cancer diagnosis changed life for the better Young father says cancer diagnosis changed life for the better
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
In life, most people will encounter a few transformative events that tend to change one’s perspective and sense of priorities. Becoming a parent is one. Surviving a serious health crisis is another. At the young age of 24, Ian Senior experienced both of these life-altering events at the same [Read More]
Fathers are stepping up Fathers are stepping up
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BY JEFF STEINER Executive Director Dads' Resource Center Here is something for those craving positive news — fathers are stepping up in a big way. A 2015 Pew Research Center survey indicated that the percentage of fathers who felt that parenting was an extremely important part of their [Read More]
Old Man of the Mountain: Etzweiler is an inspiration Old Man of the Mountain: Etzweiler is an inspiration
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Bob Etzweiler calls his grandfather his hero, and it is easy to see why. State College legend George Etzweiler will be running the 7.6-mile Mount Washington Road Race in New Hampshire on June 16, the day before Father’s Day. The race is a 4,650-foot climb up the [Read More]

 

Father's Day: Dads Find Lessons in Unexpected Places

“The way her life started, she was only three pounds, two ounces. She was born three weeks early,” Diehl says, unconsciously drawing her closer. “She spent the first five weeks of her life in an incubator.” [Read More]

 

Father's Day: Make It A Day Dad Never Forgets

Whether it's hiking, fishing or camping, spending a day outdoors is always a good way to get closer to your dad. Just ask 23-year-old Shane Wood. "When I was little I used to go fishing with my dad," he says. "We would be there all day just fishing and talking about life." [Read More]

 

Father's Day: Searching for The Perfect Gift

It's that time of the year again. Father's Day is upon us and the last thing you want to do is get your dad the same boring gift you got him last year. We've come up with some gift ideas that just might bring a smile to dear old dad's face. [Read More]

Local Father's Day Events

Bellefonte Cruise Car SHow
The Bellefonte Cruise is held every Father's Day weekend one the streets of Downtown Bellefonte. Sock Hop Friday Evening Car Show Sunday Soap Box Races Sunday
June 15th to June 17th 2018 at 12:00 pm

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Spikes vs Williamsport
The 2018 season opens with a 7:05 p.m.
June 16th 2018 at 7:05 pm

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Gordon Lightfoot
After more than fifty years of hit song-making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with...
June 16th 2018 at 8:00 pm

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Curtin Village Civil War Days
• Civil War encampment • Weapon and dance Demonstrations • Displays and Site Tours • Children’s Activities • Period Craft Vendors • Review of the Troops by Governor Curtin Saturday ...
June 16th to June 17th 2018 at 10:00 am

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Buzz Cut Saturday
June 16 – “BUZZ CUT SATURDAY” - Commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut. Donation accepted or free with admission. 10 to 3 p.m.
June 16th 2018 at 10:00 am

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