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2011-05-14 13:24:00

SHAKOPEE, Minn., May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Snoopy arrived at his new home in grand style -- by helicopter. The Minnesota-born beagle flew in to unveil Valleyfair Amusement Park's newest attraction, Planet Snoopy. The $9 million, 3.5 acre Planet Snoopy features over 20 PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions, including the PEANUTS Playhouse, Snoopy Boutique and Planet Grill. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110514/CG02266 ) Immediately before the doors opened to...

2010-12-10 15:13:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Santa Claus, Snoopy and more than a quarter-million gallons of water, Castaway Bay, Cedar Point's year-round indoor waterpark resort, will have its own special way of celebrating the holidays when it reopens for the winter on Friday, Dec. 17. For starters, Castaway Bay's 38,000-square-foot indoor waterpark has a variety of attractions that range from the Rendezvous Run water coaster, the 100,000-gallon Castaway Bay Wave Pool and an...

2010-10-05 16:58:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Pirate, witch, cowboy, angel? It's that time of year to decide who you want to be as California's Great America invites you to come to "Snoopy's Costume Party" at Planet Spooky. This daytime, non-scare celebration, of cheer rather than fear, is a unique experience the entire family can enjoy together. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/SF77325LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101005/SF77325LOGO) In addition to...

2010-10-01 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2: "PEANUTS" 60TH ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Saturday, October 2nd. Some of the most enduring comic strip characters in history made their first appearance on this day 60 years ago -- Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and...

2010-10-01 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A photograph of "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) was presented to the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in a ceremony for invited guests this morning. The event recognizes the cartoonist's impact on millions of people worldwide and coincides with commemorations surrounding the 60th anniversary of "Peanuts." The 1986 photograph, created by acclaimed portraitist Yousuf Karsh, is the Portrait Gallery's first image of the famed...

2010-09-14 09:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This doesn't happen very often. It's not like, say, Lucy pulling the football out from under Charlie Brown. At a California garage sale 39 years ago, an original 1966 piece of Peanuts Sunday artwork was offered for sale for the princely sum of $50. Laureen Picciani, a pastry chef from Fort Bragg, California, wandered into that garage sale and made her fateful purchase. Peanuts, drawn by Charles Schulz--arguably the world's best- known and most-loved...

2010-07-26 17:43:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For 60 years, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the PEANUTS characters have brought happiness to people of all ages. Cedar Point will be celebrating this milestone with special PEANUTS-themed events for eight days, beginning Sunday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. All week long, guests who donate to "Helping Snoopy's Friends" will receive a discount on admission. Those who bring in dog or cat treats, cat and dog...

2010-06-08 10:46:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point will reward educators for their hard work during Salute Education Weekend, Friday through Sunday, June 11-13, at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. During the three-day event, teachers, principals and other school support staff members will be able to purchase admission tickets to the park for themselves and their immediate family for only $32, a savings of $13.99 per ticket. To qualify for the discount, school staff members must...

2010-05-04 04:15:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Kohlmetz, President of the California Association of Museums announced today an effort to establish a California special license plate featuring Snoopy. Each plate will feature a reproduction of an original Snoopy drawing by Charles Schulz. The proceeds from sales of the Snoopy license plates will establish a sustainable grant program to support California museums. California State Parks (CSP) is the official sponsor of the Snoopy license...

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2009-05-05 14:20:00

The governments in the Massachusetts towns of Wellesley and Newton said the top dog names in their villages are Bailey and Lucy, respectively. Lists compiled from license registrations filed with the local governments show 38 dogs named Bailey in Wellesley and 33 dogs named Lucy in Newton, the Boston Globe reported Tuesday. Among the 2,702 dogs registered in Wellesley and the 1,999 in Newton are several with name counterparts in the other village, including Red Sox-themed names like Fenway,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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