See films in person at Antioch’s El Campanil Theatre

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El Campanil Theatre will relaunch its Classic Film Series on Saturday afternoons beginning Nov. 7. The series was halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now that Contra Costa County has entered the “red” zone of COVID-19 regulations, movie theaters will be allowed to reopen with limited capacity.

“We only wanted to do this if we could make absolutely certain we could keep patrons and staff safe,” theater manager

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The Day – In New London, houses of worship have long history of activism

New London — In the spring of 2018, amid a national conversation splitting communities into pro- and anti-immigration camps, residents carrying “New London stands with immigrants” signs packed the City Council chambers here. Ultimately, the council adopted a resolution supporting the city’s undocumented immigrant community.

In this city that prides itself on acceptance of a diverse population, the idea to codify such support for undocumented immigrants grew out of action

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36th annual hunger walk slated Oct. 18 | News

NORMAN – The Cleveland County CROP Hunger Walk will host its 36th annual charity walk to stop hunger with both virtual and in-person options to participate on Sunday, Oct. 18. In-person walkers, who are asked to social distance and wear masks, will gather at assigned times between 1:30 and 4 p.m. at Andrews Park, 201 W. Daws.

CROP – Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty – is a charity walk that

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Lafayette invites all to Halloween Dress Up and Drive event

Autumn has truly arrived, with election season and all manner of ghoulish creatures emerging from wherever they usually reside. I mean for Halloween, not the elections! Yes, it’s fall, with its leaves on the ground, crisp air and, notwithstanding all the craziness in our world, a season that for some reason feels just slightly more normal than this past spring. Thank goodness for all those ghosts and goblins!

Take the

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Vote ‘Yes’ on arts trust fund question | Jersey Journal editorial

Jersey City voters have the opportunity to make history this election by approving a non-binding referendum on adding a small levy to property tax bills for a dedicated Arts and Culture Trust Fund.

Similar to dedicated parks funds in Jersey City and other municipalities, the new fund would be the first in the state dedicated to underwriting local arts.

The idea was set in motion long before the pandemic. But

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Fox World Travel First to Adopt ‘Traxo for TMCs’

Fox World Travel has become the first travel management
company to adopt travel data aggregator Traxo’s tool for capturing off-channel
booking data, the companies announced Wednesday. Fox has made Traxo’s service
available to clients, effective immediately. 

The move will allow Fox clients access to travel spending
data for itineraries booked outside the TMC, according to the companies. Traxo
interfaces with corporate mail servers to identify email travel confirmations,
then collates

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Pamplin Media Group – Gresham mayoral candidates talk budget, police

Joe Demers, Eddy Morales, Travis Stovall join online issues forum hosted by Neighborhood Associations


PMG PHOTO - Three of the candidates for Gresham mayor joined an online issues forum. The candidates vying to become mayor of Gresham don’t always agree — bringing a diverse mix of ideas and visions for the community they wish to lead — but they all understand the monumental task they are facing.

Whomever is chosen by voters in November will have to guide the city through a budget crisis; continue

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Town looks for resident input on parks, facilities | Manchester

MANCHESTER — Town officials say that the Parks and Facilities Master Plan is moving forward, and residents can voice their opinion about what they want to see in the town spaces over the coming months.

Director of the Department of Recreation, Family, and Leisure, Chris Silver announced Tuesday that the new master plan is a collaboration with BerryDunn, a consulting company based in Portland, Maine.

The master plan will outline

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Julie Doll: Nonprofits need our help more than ever – Opinion – The Garden City Telegram

Garden City’s annual Halloween party at the zoo — canceled.

A gala celebration at Hutchinson’s Cosmosphere — canceled.

Topeka’s Fiesta Mexicana — also canceled.

Week after week, from the northeast tip of Kansas to its southwest toe, museums, zoos, churches, and community groups have had to nix their plans to party because of COVID-19.

Fun is not the only casualty.

While most of us view these events as opportunities for

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources came out with its pandemic procedures, so Illinois waterfowlers will continue the long tradition of hunting from public site blinds; and it will make for a season to remember in more than a few ways.

The pandemic procedures are out for hunting from blinds at Illinois’ public sites.

And it is a something. The 2020-2021 waterfowl seasons at Illinois’s public sites should be a season to remember forever.

I had to laugh because one of the truest paragraphs to ever come in an Illinois Department of Natural Resources announcement came in this one:

That my friends is God’s truth.

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American Malls That Have Fallen Into Ruin

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Julie Doll: Nonprofits need our help more than ever – Opinion – Salina Journal

Garden City’s annual Halloween party at the zoo — canceled.

A gala celebration at Hutchinson’s Cosmosphere — canceled.

Topeka’s Fiesta Mexicana — also canceled.

Week after week, from the northeast tip of Kansas to its southwest toe, museums, zoos, churches, and community groups have had to nix their plans to party because of COVID-19.

Fun is not the only casualty.

While most of us view these events as opportunities for

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Maid Of The Mist Welcomes All-Electric, Zero-Emission Boats During 2020 Season

A longtime Niagara Falls attraction has launched two new all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels that will cruise along the majestic falls.

During an Oct. 6 press conference, representatives from the Maid of the Mist joined others from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation,

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Lake Elsinore leaders reflect on tumultuous year, plan for future at State of the City

Lake Elsinore Mayor Brian Tisdale (right) and City Manager Grant Yates have a conversation in the city’s pre-recorded State of the City Address Oct. 8.

Lake Elsinore Mayor Brian Tisdale struck an optimistic tone while reflecting on the difficulties of the past year at the 2020 Lake Elsinore State of the City, Oct. 8.

“2020 has been an unusual year,” Tisdale said, perhaps echoing the thoughts of many watching the

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City of Fontana continues to provide many activities despite pandemic | Entertainment

The coronavirus pandemic has created many challenges for the City of Fontana Community Services Department, including the closure of several facilities.

However, leaders of the department said they are remaining committed to ensuring that resilient community members have services and resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships and continue to have extraordinary experiences.

The Community Services Department looks forward to returning to regular programming and activities as soon as

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