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Sunday, May 11th is Mother's Day. It's time for breakfast in bed and crayon-scribbled "I love you" notes. Whether you're celebrating your mother, your wife or another special mom in your life, check out our guide for inspiration.



There are many fine restaurants in State College. Below are a few of our favorites.

Carnegie House

Down Under Steak House

Duffy's Tavern

Gamble Mill

The Gardens

The Greek

Nittany Lion Inn




For a full list of area restaurants, online ordering and more, be sure to visit the Dining Guide.



Check out these Mother's Day events:

Mother's Day Storytime
Join us for Mother's Day Storytime featuring Oh, the Things My Mom Will Do ..., stories celebrating mom and card making, too!
May 10th 2014 at 11:00 am

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Spring Wildflower Walk
Try to identify the spring wildflowers found at Black Moshannon State Park. Discover interesting folklore and medicinal uses for some of these wildflowers. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center.
May 11th 2014 at 11:00 am

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AAUW Used Booksale
The 2014 AAUW State College Branch Used Book Sale will be held May 10-13, Saturday through Tuesday, at the Snider Agricultural Arena on Penn State's University Park campus. The doors will open at 9 a.
May 10th to April 13th 2014 at 9:00 am

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19th Annual Plant Celebration
The Plant Celebration features native and non-native plants from local and regional growers, and from the Centre Furnace Mansion gardens.
May 10th 2014 at 9:00 am

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Black Moshannon Blueberry Bash
The Blueberry Bash is a fun program for all ages. At 10:00 am, meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road to find areas of the park to pick blueberries.
July 12th 2014 at 10:00 am

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Build a flower planter
Come learn how to build a flower planter. Just in time for Mother's Day, this planter makes a great gift.
May 3rd 2014 at 9:00 am

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Build a Flower Delivery Truck
Mother's Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe's and they can build this cool Flower Delivery Truck.
May 10th 2014 at 10:00 am

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Bridge of Hope Mother's Day Family Fun Run/Walk
1:00pm registration, 2:00pm start. Free T-Shirts for the first 200 walkers pre-registered by April 25! Food, music, silent auction, family & pet friendly.
May 11th 2014 at 2:00 pm

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Mother’s Day Concert
Principal Conductor Dr. Ned Deihl and 75 volunteer band members perform a variety of concerts for the community throughout the year. All concerts are held at the SC Area High School South Auditorium.
May 11th 2014 at 3:00 pm

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Order flowers for Mom from one of the great local florists in the area:

Daniel Vaughn Designs

George's Floral Boutique

Woodring's Floral Gardens