School fashion show
HERMITAGE -- The Shenango Valley Mall will hold a back-to-school fashion show at 1 p.m. Aug. 18. The theme of this show will be "Get Geared Up for Back to School" and will feature clothes and accessories from the mall's merchants. For further information, contact the mall at (724) 346-4564 or visit shopshenangovalleymall.com.
Have you ever wondered what kind of science springs from the Republic of South Africa or how to reach the Swedish National Space Board?
The publishers of the journal Nature have joined with Palgrave (a division of St. Martin's Press) in producing "The Nature Yearbook of Science and Technology" ($75).
It's a massive text providing information on thousands of research centers as well as a week-by-week chronology of the year's major science news.
Outdoor fun with Fido
"I'm bored" is a common summertime complaint, and not just among humans. If you're not taking advantage of the warm weather to get your canine charges out and about, visit www.dog-play.com.
Agility, carting, fly ball, in-line skating ... the list goes on and on, and the site offers helpful links to get you started. And remember what all the trainers and behaviorists say: A tired dog is a good dog.