April Is Sexual Assault Month–You Need To Know – Murfreesboro …

April is SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH, and there are some things you need to know.

Although MTSU senior Katherine Witcher hasn’t experienced sexual assault, the issue has hit close to home a few times.

“People who are really close to me have gone through sexual assault, so seeing the displays out there is really reassuring that the university cares,” Witcher said.

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Witcher was referring to MTSU’s campus exhibit dubbed “What Were You Wearing?”, which recreated outfits

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Get your culture on for free (or at least at a discount) – Tribune

Numerous area museums offer free or discounted admissions throughout the year, including:

• The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art sites in Ligonier, Altoona, Johnstown and Loretto are always free to visitors. According to spokesman Travis Mearns, patron financial support, government and foundation granting organizations and fundraisers help keep the doors open at no cost.

Fort Ligonier participates in Ligonier Valley Free Museum Day, held on May 6 this year, which also includes free public

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Vintage train to Woodlawn Cemetery offers glimpse into WWI-era commuting

The New York Transit Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of a Bronx subway station with a vintage train ride and cemetery tour.

The Woodlawn station, designed by architect Squire Vickers, opened on April 15, 1918.

To commemorate the station’s opening, the transit museum is dusting off a World War I-era low-voltage subway train for a trip to the neighborhood from Grand Central Terminal on April 15. The train leaves at 11 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m.

 

Celebrate the Month of the Military Child with these events, discounts

April is the Month of the Military Child, established by the Department of Defense in 1986 to honor military children and recognize their roles in the Armed Forces community, according to the department’s official website.

The Peninsula is hosting events to honor the month and many local businesses and attractions offer family friendly military discounts that can act as another way for service members to celebrate with their children.

Events

Little Heroes at Home: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton. The event will include games, entertainment, characters, a rock wall and more. Free

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McPherson College Car Show Weekend Scheduled May 5

Dennis Gage, host of My Classic Car

Dennis Gage, host of My Classic Car, will be on campus during the car show shooting an episode for his show.

The 19th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Motorcycle Show at McPherson College will take place Saturday, May 5 starting at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The student-run car show annually attracts rare automobiles from across the country. Last year, more than 300 cars entered the show. This year’s event will also feature special guest, Dennis Gage from “My Classic Car.”

Gage, host of “My Classic Car,”

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Promotions Watch: 2018 MLB Throwback Nights

Rays Anniversary Jersey

In one of the better promotional trends for 2018 Major League Baseball, several teams will feature throwback nights. The promotions in the works will allow fans to see a unique mix of retro-inspired uniforms, while simultaneously paying homage to history.

For some clubs, throwback nights will be a recurring promotion. The Philadelphia Phillies will feature Throwback Thursday during Thursday home games at Citizens Bank Park. As part of that promotion, the Phillies will wear 1980’s-style powder blue uniforms—replicating a look that the club sported decades ago.

The San

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Detroit. It’s GO time.

It’s get comfortable time.

Fortune recently observed: “Hoteliers of all types have taken a shining to the Motor City.”

Metro Detroit has approximately 33,000 hotel room options, plus more than 5,000 located downtown. Notable boutique hotels include the exquisite Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney, Detroit Foundation Hotel located in the historic former Detroit Fire Department Headquarters and the Trumbull Porter in bustling Corktown. Opening soon are The Siren Hotel in the 1926 art deco Wurlitzer building, Shinola Hotel located on thriving Woodward Avenue, and Element Detroit, in the Neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building built in 1925. Luxury suburban properties include the

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Get your culture on for free (or at least at a discount) | TribLIVE – Tribune

Numerous area museums offer free or discounted admissions throughout the year, including:

• The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art sites in Ligonier, Altoona, Johnstown and Loretto are always free to visitors. According to spokesman Travis Mearns, patron financial support, government and foundation granting organizations and fundraisers help keep the doors open at no cost.

Fort Ligonier participates in Ligonier Valley Free Museum Day, held on May 6 this year, which also includes free public

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MoMA is a short train ride to view exceptional artwork

The famous artwork of the past is easily overlooked with the rise of the digital era. “In the digital age, you can find these pictures online anywhere…” stated Leah Mellmer, the student manager of Pacific Lutheran University’s Lute Air Student Radio (LASR). However, New York’s Museum of Modern Art is still attracting a large crowd to its many exhibits.

For Mercer residents, the MoMA is a short train ride to view exceptional artworks, like the well-known, Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. The museum gives discount tickets to students with ID’s. For 14 dollars,

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Orpheum Children’s Museum will honor Spark Museum memberships – Smile Politely – Champaign


Spark Museum + Play Cafe recently announced its closing. Today, the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum announced that they would honor any current memberships with the Spark Museum. Here are the details:

To continue providing access to the greatest educational opportunities for our communities’ children, the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum (OCSM) announces that it will honor ALL current memberships with the closed Spark Museum + Play Café in Urbana, IL under the Association of Children’s Museum network benefits. This access will include the reciprocal entry discount (i.e.,

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