Austin releases new plans about safely holding indoor, outdoor events again during COVID-19 pandemic

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The City of Austin is sharing new guidance that will serve as a “starting point” for its own departments and other businesses to begin safely holding events again during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Austin Center for Events launched a new website Friday, which provides a comprehensive list of information about COVID-19 health and safety recommendations for indoor venues as well as new outdoor special event permit

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Spring Events from the Wayne Parks and Recreation Department

WAYNE, NJ – There are less than two weeks until the official start of spring.  The “dark winter” of COVID is coming to an end and the new beginning of a new spring is coming soon to a Township near you. 

The Wayne Parks and Recreation Department have had their hands tied during the winter with all the pandemic restrictions in place. But, with warmer weather, outdoor activities can happen.

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Massanutten Resort Continues Philanthropic Events Without Snow Moon Fest | Dnronline

Each season, Massanutten Resort hosts a festival to raise funds for a regional nonprofit. The coming of spring and end of snowy slopes season normally ushers in the annual Snow Moon Fest.

This year, the mountaintop will be bare of its usual spectacular illuminations and entertainment due to the ongoing pandemic, but the philanthropy opportunities live on. So, get ready to take a splash or hit the road because Arctic

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St. Charles County ‘Date Night in the Park’ events are only $2

DEFIANCE, Mo. – The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is putting together a unique opportunity for couples to have a romantic evening outdoors. “Date Night in the Park” features two hours of food, fun, and a roaring fire.

They say it will make you fall in love with the outdoors. But, the best thing about it may be the price. All of the ambiance is only $2.

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18 Valentine’s Day inspired events for couples, families and singles in Greeley, Loveland and beyond

Valentine’s Day is coming up and love is in the air. No matter who your valentine is — your kids, your pet, a friend, a secret crush or yourself— spend the holiday week doing something fun at an in-person or online event.

The week of Feb. 12-18 is packed full of a variety of events for the entire family. Enjoy family night bouncing on trampolines, take your sweetie out for

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Today’s events for Feb. 1 | Entertainment

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Ticket sales for the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival open to the public today. For a list of events and ticket prices, visit joyeinaiken.com.

Aiken Women in Black and Moms Demand Action will hold a Vigil for Peace and Nonviolence from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today. The group gathers on Hitchcock Drive at the entrance to Aiken Estates, across from the Fresh Market along Whiskey Road. Participants are invited

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Today’s events for Jan. 27 | Entertainment

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The NNSA will hold a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Online candidates will be able to have one-on-one message chats with federal contractors and hiring managers. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information or to pre-register, visit app.brazenconnect.com/a/NNSA/e/PkQ07.

THURSDAY

Country trio Chapel Hart will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill, 221 Greenville St. S.W., as part of a Local Talent Showcase. Dave

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Today’s events for Jan. 23 | Entertainment

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A free COVID-19 testing event will be held from 7:30-11 a.m. today at the Clyburn Center for Primary Care, 1000 Clyburn Place. Pre-registration is recommended but not mandatory. For more information or to pre-register, visit ruralhs.org.

An Introduction to Beekeeping course will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road. A field day will be held in late March. The cost

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day events go virtual this year due to the pandemic

Due to COVID -19, this year’s celebration looks a little different, as several community events were hosted online.

MINNEAPOLIS — A day to remember and a day to reflect.

Today’s holiday, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, is known as  “a day on, not a day off.” A day of service for all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

Due to COVID-19, this year’s celebration looks

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Today’s events for Jan. 15 | Entertainment

SATURDAY

An Introduction to Beekeeping course will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 23 at the Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road. A field day will be held in late March. The cost is $50 per person and children younger than 17 are free with a paid adult. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information, visit aikenbeekeepers.org.

The Queen’s Cartoonists will perform at

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Today’s events for Jan. 14 | Entertainment

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The Lower Savannah Council of Governments will meet via zoom at noon Thursday. For more information, visit [email protected]

The Henry Laurens Chapter South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution will meet at noon Thursday at Bobby’s Bar-B-Q, 1897 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville. The Rev. Douglas A. Puckett will be the guest speaker. He will give a presentation on Benedict Arnold. For more information, call Chapter Secretary Neel Flannagan

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Today’s events for Jan. 13 | Entertainment

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Beading with Dianne, a beginner jewelry making class, will be held from 1-3 p.m. today at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Learn to make one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry like earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces. The class is for ages 14 and older. The cost is $20 for city residents and $25 for non-city residents, and includes supplies. For more information, call 803-642-7631.

THURSDAY

The Lower Savannah

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A guide to winter cleanup events in the Washington area

Anacostia Riverkeeper organized the event I attended at Nash Run, which flows into Kenilworth Marsh. Before we headed out, Trey Sherard, the organization’s official Anacostia Riverkeeper, passed out fliers to a couple dozen volunteers on how to sort the trash. (This year, discarded masks and gloves have created a brand-new category.) He reviewed safety precautions: Don’t pick up broken glass — it tends to slice open garbage bags — and

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Coronavirus cancels events in North Myrtle Beach, Conway SC

Conway and North Myrtle Beach have canceled some group activities in response to the severe spike of coronavirus cases seen in Horry County over the past month.

North Myrtle Beach canceled its youth basketball practices and games until at least Jan. 19, according to an alert from the city. Conway’s parks and recreations department announced a similar change with youth and adult basketball at the Conway Sports and Recreation Center

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Events likely to see slow start but pick up speed in 2021 | Western Colorado

It would be nice to shake 2020 off and dance, to take in live music and live theater, go to a movie and bump into friends without worrying about your mask being on right.

That life is coming back, but when exactly in 2021 it will happen is a guess, said a number of individuals with ears open for any good news with regard to events, entertainment and the arts.

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Events likely to see slow start but pick up speed in 2021, organizers say | Western Colorado

It would be nice to shake 2020 off and dance, to take in live music and live theater, go to a movie and bump into friends without worrying about your mask being on right.

That life is coming back, but when exactly in 2021 it will happen is a guess, said a number of individuals with ears open for any good news with regard to events, entertainment and the arts.

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The 50 best cultural events of 2020

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Stars of 2020

It’s been the most difficult year for the arts in memory, with countless events cancelled and many performers left out of work. And yet, in the face of these setbacks, there have still been reasons to be cheerful: gripping TV dramas, blockbuster art exhibitions and brilliant new albums. Radio brought millions of locked-down listeners together, and even resolutely stage-based art forms such as opera and ballet found

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Weekend roundup: Area events include ‘Nutcracker,’ other theatrical productions | Entertainment

Fans of live theater are in luck this weekend as curtains will rise on multiple live and streaming performances at venues across Central Texas.

‘We Need a Little Christmas’ at TCT

Temple Civic Theatre will present “We Need a Little Christmas,” a holiday spectacular with live and streaming performances this weekend.

Led by Wayne Bachus, the show will feature performances from popular TCT personalities spreading holiday cheer. Performers include Bachus

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Upcoming Pflugerville events

Thru Dec. 31

5.5 Mile Pflugerville Birthday Run: People can join the Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Commission for this 5.5 mile challenge to celebrate Pflugerville’s 55th birthday in 2020. The event is open to all. For details: pflugervilletx.gov.

Dec. 7

Crafty at Home Café: 2 to 2:30 p.m. virtually from the Pflugerville Public Library. Ages 12 and older will be provided with virtual craft tutorials from adult services

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Community Christmas events go virtual | News

It may feel like the Grinch stole Christmas, with so many beloved traditions moving from in-person to online, but – like the cheerful residents of Whoville – organizers are finding the silver lining in these changed circumstances.

The Cullman Regional Hospital Foundation’s Lights of Love fundraiser has been held for 29 years, and this marks the first one done virtually.

“We wanted to put safety first and opted for a

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