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2014-02-25 12:25:44

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach 'N Boards Fest returns to Cocoa Beach following a successful debut in 2013. The event, which is presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop, will be held at Shepard Park, 211 East Cocoa Beach Causeway in Cocoa Beach March 13-16, 2014. Beach 'N Boards Fest offers a variety of activities including a wide-range of professional board sports, surf movie nights, live music and a collegiate women's beach volleyball tournament hosted by the...

2010-10-26 11:23:00

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Space, air, and sea will dominate the week of Oct. 25 on Florida's Space Coast as the last launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Air Force Week, the Cocoa Beach Air Show and the docking of the noted luxury residential cruise ship, The World, occur within a one-week period. AIR FORCE WEEK Air Force Week starts Oct. 26th and is hosted by the city of Cocoa Beach. The Air Force chose two host cities for this year's Air Force Weeks - Cocoa Beach and...

2009-07-14 14:50:45

The U.S. Human Space Flight Review Committee says it will hold three public meetings this month that will be open to the public. The first meeting will be held July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center in League City, Texas, with the second session set for July 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Davidson/U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The third public session will be July 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Cocoa Beach...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.