The C.A. six tips of the day for April 18
On this day in 1906, the “Big One” struck – the Great San Francisco Earthquake. The quake, which registered almost 8.0 on the Richter Scale, killed nearly 3,000 people and destroyed 30,000 buildings, including many homes and businesses.
Later this month Prince William and Kate Middleton will be celebrating their first year wedding anniversary but on this day in 1956 there was another wedding that captured the world’s attention – that of American actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco.
Today’s birthdays include actress America Ferrera (1984), reality TV star, Kourtney Kardashian (1979), and “Late Night” host Conan O’Brien (1963).
1. Now that the warmer weather is here, it’s important to remember to protect yourself in the sun. Www.15-40.org, a Westborough-based cancer advocacy organization, has some great tips on their website about this topic as well as many others.
For more on the organization, check here – http://www.communityadvocate.com/2011/09/16/group-helps-young-people-be-own-advocates/
2. The YMCA will be holding an open house at the Westborough Child Care Center on Saturday, April 21 for families interested in finding out more about the center.
3. Intel Massachusetts will sponsor a PC/TV & Home Electronics Recycling Drive on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 in Hudson. Check here for more details.
4. There will also be two on Saturday, April 21 –
5. Northborough will be holding its annual town clean-up this Saturday, April 21. All are invited to a cookout as well afterwards.
6. The city of Marlborough will soon be adopting a new system for trash and recycling pick-ups. Check here for more information –
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