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2014-08-31 23:01:33

Brazilian Days San Diego Festival is looking forward to a huge turnout for this year’s Carnival at Pacific Beach San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This year’s Brazilian Days Festival will be held on September 7, 2014 on Garnet Avenue from 11 a.m. to 7p.m. The event is held each year to showcase all the beautiful music, dance, literature and folklore that is so a part of the Brazilian culture. This is a family friendly event and alcohol will not be served. As the premier event of...

2014-04-02 16:27:14

Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh annual Scotland Run (10K), part of the Scotland Week festivities. Runners line up at West Drive near 62nd Street and finish at West Drive near 67th Street. A key part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, and operated by New York Road Runners (NYRR),...

2014-03-26 23:29:44

Glittering costumes, fantastical floats, pulsating music and frenzied dancing in the streets. The Biggest Fete Ever Seen, Carnival 2014. April 5th - May 3rd, 2014. St. Thomas, United States Vrigin Islands (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 April springs to life with Carnival festivities on St. Thomas. In its 62nd continuous year, the St. Thomas Carnival is a highly anticipated cultural tradition that spans a full month with fun activities for all ages. Enjoy boat races, toddler races, nightly live...

2014-03-12 12:27:37

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year, but that's not stopping an overwhelming majority of Americans from celebrating their Irish roots. According to Survey Analytics, 97 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday in one form or another. Although it's not the most popular of U.S. holidays, 41 percent of Americans will be spending the night out with friends at a bar or party and 30 percent will...

2013-11-19 23:01:38

The singed dedication rose vials include messages honoring the patients and families who have saved lives through organ, eye, and tissue donations. The traditional Rose Parade is viewed by 40 million Americans, 800,000 parade spectators, and viewers in 150 countries. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The NJ Sharing Network in partnership with Donate Life America presented CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center CEO Paul Walker, CEO of Christ Hospital Peter Kelly, and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'