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Iowa City Pride kicks off Friday, celebrating its 50th anniversary

Downtown Iowa City will be the site of a major celebration Friday and Saturday, which reflects both the city’s history and a space that creates community. It’s Iowa City Pride 2021, back in person after being canceled last year and limited to virtual events due to COVID-19. Iowa City Pride …

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West Fargo Library Events for the week of September 15

West Fargo Public Library Now Accepting Meeting Room Reservations The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed on Monday, June 21. At this time, the library has two meeting rooms that the public can …

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The pumpkin festival returns to Zeeland with “Barnyard Bash”

ZELAND – A favorite annual fall event will return to downtown Zeeland this weekend. Pumpkinfest, the city’s “oldest and most beloved” festival for more than three decades, will return for a two-day celebration with a number of free, low-cost events for all ages. This year’s theme is “Barnyard Bash”. The …

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Student Spotlight: Friday Night Rock Hosts Campus Concerts

The student-run organization brings energy to Sarner Underground, with musicians performing three times per term. by Madeline Sawyer | 09/28/21 2:05 am Cooper Zebrack, guitarist for rock band Moon Unit, performing for the FestNR event. Source: Courtesy of Addison Green United by a passion for live music, the students who …

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Fairport Harbor Community Day returns after year-long hiatus – News-Herald

Once again, let’s go. After a one-year absence due to safety risks caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Fairport Harbor Community Day returned to Memorial Park in the village. Sponsored by the Fairport Harbor Civic Club, originally known as the Fairport Men’s Civic Club, established in 1935, the fall tradition …

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Latin American vaccination rates in San Diego exceed most other ethnic groups

SAN DIEGO – About six months ago, health and community advocates in San Diego sounded the alarm bells in the face of soaring rates of coronavirus infections in predominantly Latino neighborhoods, particularly in South County. Hoping to stem the spread of COVID-19, authorities and community groups have sent neighborhood representatives …

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Clean-up effort focuses on nine sites along Bear Creek – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Annie and Tiffany Idiart move a severed limb during the Greenway Cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. Andy Atkinson / Mail TribuneDonavan Edwards makes cuts during the greenway cleanup on Saturday morning at Central Point. A group of volunteers spent Saturday morning beautifying the …

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ArtsConnect to host the Arty Awards from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 7 at Redbud Park

Six artists, groups and companies have been shortlisted to receive awards at this year’s Arty Awards. ArtsConnect holds an annual awards ceremony honoring and celebrating the work of the individuals and groups that make up Topeka’s artistic community. This year’s Arty Award winners will be honored from 6 p.m. to …

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Community groups want Pershing Square renamed for LA civil rights figure James Lewis – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A coalition of community organizations is calling for Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to be renamed in honor of civil rights figure and pastor, James Lewis. (credit: CBS) The Outer Square, a rather small public park adjacent to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, …

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