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  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park

    South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park
    Cowboys, cowgirls and park rangers this month will wrangle about 1,300 bison in an Old West-style roundup at Custer State Park in South Dakota. The 49th Buffalo Roundup (yes, they're bison but the buffalo name stuck) at the park takes place Sept. 26....
  • A Visit To The Ruins Of The Storied Camp Columbia In Morris

    A Visit To The Ruins Of The Storied Camp Columbia In Morris
    As I look up at the stone observation tower on the grounds of Camp Columbia State Park, I can't help but think of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel." It's the story of a girl locked away in a tower who grows long locks of blond hair. Visitors call...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Shorebirds' Day: In an effort to raise public awareness about the need to protect shorebirds and their habitats, John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach is taking part in World Shorebirds' Day from 6:30-8:30 a.m. Sept. 6. Volunteers will meet with a...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Sept. 6: In an effort to raise public awareness about the need to protect shorebirds and their habitats, John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach is taking part in World Shorebirds' Day from 6:30-8:30 a.m. Volunteers will meet with a park ranger at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Centennial Anniversary Heublein Tower Toot

    The 26th Annual Heublein Tower Toot to be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, celebrates the Tower's centennial anniversary. The event is held during the Farmington Valley's spectacular fall foliage season, and there is no rain...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 7: First Saturday Jam,...
  • Half-price admission to state parks with FSU or UCF gear

    Half-price admission to state parks with FSU or UCF gear
    Gator fans aren't going to like this deal. Get half-price admission on Monday-Thursday this month at Florida state parks to celebrate the Florida State Seminole's BCS National Championship win and the University of Central Florida's victory in...
  • First Day hikes kick off 2014

    First Day hikes kick off 2014
    Many people start off the New Year with resolutions. Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
  • Taking a hike to kick off the new year

    Taking a hike to kick off the new year
    Debbie Lamperti and Lorna Patrick of New Market decided to observe the new year from one of their favorite places — a hiking trail. They were in good company. Thousands were expected to join in on "First Day Hikes" across the country Wednesday, the...
  • Judge John Hanson Briscoe, House speaker

    Judge John Hanson Briscoe, House speaker
    Judge John Hanson Briscoe Sr., scion of a prominent Southern Maryland family who served as speaker of the House of Delegates and later as a judge for the Circuit Court of St. Mary's County, died Wednesday of cancer at Half Pone Farm in Hollywood, St....