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Council hosts a range of FREE events for European Heritage Open Days 2022 – Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

Council hosts a range of FREE events for European Heritage Open Days 2022 – Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has organised a number of free events as part of this year’s European Heritage Open Days (EHOD). Taking place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September 2022, EHOD is an annual celebration of local architecture, history and culture across Northern Ireland.  This year’s theme focuses on Sustainable Heritage; Learn, Use and Enjoy.

Get out and about in Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark with a Guided Walk at Gortmaconnell or enjoy a history bike ride at Old Castle Archdale in Fermanagh. Discover some of the sites and stories of Fermanagh’s Medieval Lough Erne Pilgrimage Route at an interesting talk at Enniskillen Castle. Why not take a guided tour of Cole’s Monument or a walking tour of Enniskillen as Gaeilge with Tursa Inis Ceithleann?

In Omagh, you can enjoy a Historic Buildings walk and talk which includes an open door look inside the Provincial Bank Building to find out about the building’s past and its future plans. Find out more about the post glacial landscapes of the Sperrins on an interesting and active bus trip around the southern Sperrrins, and children will love the Forage Walk at Ecclesville Demesne in Fintona.

Still to come, look out for ‘Meet the Giant’ walking tours – an opportunity to walk to the Mullaghcarn summit and meet the new Guardian of the Sperrins. The walking tours will be delivered in English and Irish language.

Speaking about the programme, Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Barry McElduff said;

“I am delighted that the Council (FODC) is actively participating in European Heritage Open Days 2022.

This annual event provides an opportunity for locals and visitors alike to explore the built and natural heritage of the District through specially organised events.

This year’s theme focusses on sustainability and how our historical sites can be more environmentally friendly, which is important in the context of Climate Change.

The Council (FODC) is committed to ensuring that our natural and built heritage is cherished, sustainably managed and accessible.  The European Heritage Open Days provide an opportunity to achieve this and ensure that our heritage is preserved for future generations.

I would encourage everyone to take advantage of the European Heritage Open Days weekend to explore some of the heritage of our District.”

Admission to all events and activities is free of charge but booking is essential.

The full programme of events is available at

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Tired of swiping? This app hosts parties and events to take dating offline

Tired of swiping? This app hosts parties and events to take dating offline
Bring your single friends and get meeting people in real life (Picture: Inner Circle)

Dating has changed so much in the last few decades that it’s almost unrecognisable from the ‘courting’ our parents knew.

But while swiping to find the perfect match widens your pool of prospects, it can also be draining; from endless digital small-talk to the ghosting and bad behaviour that the anonymity of apps enables.

Covid lockdowns have affected things too, with research from dating app Inner Circle finding that 80% of singles want to meet people in real life more than pre-pandemic.

The survey also revealed that a third of singles think approaching people in real life is less common now, and a whopping 87% feel that meeting someone at a singles party is more socially acceptable than before.

To help break dry spells and get you back in the mingling game, Inner Circle offers dating with a difference, hosting events in London that bring single people together in ‘spectacular, non-cringey ways’.

From cocktail masterclasses to pop-up beach parties and entire food festivals full of single people, Inner Circle’s parties take the guess-work out of approaching people IRL.

The dating app hosts all sorts of events across the city’s best venues (Picture: Inner Circle)

There are a number of reasons to try the offline-focused app. A team of real people screen new members (for safety, effort, and mindset), so you know you’ll be surrounded by likeminded, unattached people looking for something serious.

Even if you don’t meet your next flame, Inner Circle’s parties are worth it just for the experience.

Among the meet-ups currently in the works is a festival-style event featuring DJs, cocktails, and games, as well as wine tasting and soirees across the city’s best venues.

All you need to do to be a part of the fun is join Inner Circle for free here, grab a ticket to your favourite event, then turn up and prepare to be swept off your feet.

Although it’s still technically dating via an app, you’ll be able to gauge connections in person, meaning sparks can fly right off the bat.

Download the Inner Circle app here.

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Edwards Opera House hosts upcoming events

Edwards Opera House hosts upcoming events

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – The Edwards Opera House has events coming up.

Edwards Arts Council chair Kathleen Huber gave us a rundown on 7 News This Morning.

Watch the video above for her interview.

Here’s what’s going on:

– Phil Hurley will perform on Thursday, August 25.

– There’s a Family Comedy Night on Saturday, August 27.

– Dar Williams will perform on Saturday, September 17.

You can buy tickets and find out more at You can also email or call 703-298-9392.

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First Black artist in Vancouver given city’s Studio Award hosts zero-proof event

First Black artist in Vancouver given city's Studio Award hosts zero-proof event

Since 1995, the City of Vancouver’s Artist Studio Award Program has supported local artists by providing studio spaces and one of this year’s recipients is the first Black artist to receive the award. 

Naomi Grace is a multisensory artist and entrepreneur who’s work is “centered around reclaiming sacred medicine in its many forms, which she expresses through painting, mixed media, music, text, culinary arts and sculpture,” reads Grace’s biography on the city’s award recipients page.

“I’m really grateful to have access to this space,” Grace tells Vancouver Is Awesome via phone. 

She plans on using the space for an large scale art installation, community arts integrated workshops, pop-ups and events, and intimate concerts and talks. The space will also serve as an order pickup location for her brand Melanin Rising

To celebrate, Grace is hosting a zero-proof open studio event on Saturday, Aug. 20.

Grace wanted to create a sober social event for several reasons, partially inspired by her own transition to an alcohol-free lifestyle. 

“People don’t drink for a number of different reasons. Sometimes it’s because people are pregnant. Sometimes they have friends who just don’t like the feeling of alcohol. Some people are allergic to alcohol. For some people, it’s for religious or cultural reasons. Sometimes people are in recovery,” she tells VIA.

Aside from the non-alcoholic lemonade cocktail bar, she will also be setting up a Melanin Rising pop-up sale.

Zero-Proof Open Studio Pop-Up

When: August 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Naomi Grace Studio – 1573 West 6th Ave

Cost: Free

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Dundas legion hosts August dining events

Dundas legion hosts August dining events
The Royal Canadian Legion, Valley City Branch 36, is hosting two more dining events in August.The Royal Canadian Legion, Valley City Branch 36, is hosting two more dining events in August.

The Royal Canadian Legion, Valley City Branch 36, has two dining events in August that are open to the public.

On Friday, Aug. 12, the Dundas legion is hosting a wing night from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy one pound of chicken wings in mild, medium, hot or honey garlic sauce, with veggies and dip, for $12.

Fries are also available for an extra $3.

On Sunday, Aug. 21, the legion is hosting a family barbecue. The branch opens at 2:30 p.m., with the barbecue running from 4 to 6 p.m.

Menu options include a steak dinner ($15); a chicken dinner ($12); and a hamburger dinner ($9).

Available sides are a hamburger ($5); a baked potato ($3); and coleslaw ($1).

The legion is located at 280 King St. W. in Dundas.

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ICC to confirm hosts for four major women’s global events at annual conference

ICC to confirm hosts for four major women's global events at annual conference
The ICC will confirm the hosts for four marquee women’s global events in the 2023-27 period during their annual conference starting in Birmingham this weekend. The four tournaments feature two T20 World Cups, one 50-over World Cup and one T20 Champions Trophy, which were part of the half a dozen events the ICC recently finalised as part of the women’s rights, which for the first time will be sold separately from men’s rights.

The host venues for the women’s events will be finalised by a working group comprising ICC directors who will arrive at a shortlist from the bids received. ESPNcricinfo has learned that ICC has received 16 proposals from seven countries for the four events.

Based on the recommendations of the working group – comprising former New Zealand fast bowler Martin Snedden who is also chairman of New Zealand Cricket, former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, Cricket West Indies’ president Ricky Skerritt and former England women’s captain Clare Connor who is also the acting ECB CEO – the ICC will take the final call at the meeting on July 26. The annual conference will begin with the Chief Executives Committee (CEC) meeting on July 24 followed by the Finance & Commercial Affairs committee meeting on July 25, and will end with the annual general meeting which follows the board meeting.

Unlike in the previous cycles when women’s rights were sold as part of the consolidated rights package, the ICC has decided to unbundle the rights for men’s and women’s events and sell them in different territories separately. There are a total of 103 matches across the six women’s events with the rights being sold for three packages – TV, digital, TV and digital combined – for four years. The aim was to maximise the financial returns, and, as part of the new plan the ICC has also decided to sell the TV and digital rights separately. Accordingly, a rights tender for men’s events for the Indian market, the most lucrative territory, went on sale recently with successful bids to be announced in early September.

T20 Leagues vs international cricket

One of the key discussions the CEC could potentially discuss involves the primacy of international cricket and whether it is under threat from the growing number of domestic T20 leagues. In the near-completed version of the ICC’s next cycle of FTP (2023-27), the IPL has got an extended two-and-a-half-month window and Hundred and BBL also have home-season windows.
While ICC has no direct role to play considering it is the member countries that decide on both the bilateral series as well as T20 league windows, at least one Full Member has expressed concern in public over the international calendar being encroached on by the franchise-based tournaments. Recently the PCB wrote a letter to ICC saying it was a “little concerned that the proliferation of domestic leagues around the world is sucking time out of the international calendar” and requested a working group to be formed to address the issue.

ICC also likely to discuss Afghanistan’s future

Another important discussion the ICC is likely to take up is the future of Afghanistan cricket. Last year, after the Taliban took charge of Afghanistan, the board formed a working group to observe and review cricket in the war-torn country. A key part of the working group’s brief was to understand whether the women’s cricket was indeed in “peril” as former Afghanistan Cricket Board Hamid Shinwari told ESPNcricinfo last year.
Doubts over Afghanistan’s future in international cricket emerged last September, when the deputy head of Taliban’s cultural commission Ahmadullah Wasiq, told SBS News that it wasn’t “necessary” for women to play cricket because “they might face a situation where their face and body will not be covered.” Cricket Australia even postponed the Test match against Afghanistan, which was scheduled for Hobart last November, following the stance.
Afghanistan became a Full Member of the ICC in 2017 despite not having a national women’s team. team. At the time ICC had made the exemption subject to ACB investing in the development of women’s sport. In November 2020 the ACB had pledged to offer 25 women’s players contracts with aim of developing their game, but Tailban’s arrival halted all the progress.

The ICC working group on Afghanistan is chaired by Imran Khwaja, Ross McCollum, Lawson Naidoo and Ramiz Raja, and the panel is set to update the board.

The conference agenda also includes finalising the process for the ICC chairman election, which is likely to take place in November when the current chair Greg Barclay’s first term ends. Apart from this, the members are also set to iron out FTP further, and a final version is expected only post the annual conference.

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TRAE DAY 2022; Trae tha Truth hosts full weekend of community events; See line up here

TRAE DAY 2022; Trae tha Truth hosts full weekend of community events; See line up here

HOUSTON – It’s almost July 22, and that means it’s about to be Trae Day! Except this year’s event lineup is BIGGER than ever before.

Houston rapper and humanitarian Trae Tha Truth received his own day, proclaimed by former Houston mayor Bill White back in 2008.

Since then, Trae has traditionally used the day to host events that aim to bring the Houston community together and that help fulfill the needs of the less fortunate.


See Trae Tha Truth’s event line up here (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

Thursday, July 21

12 P.M. – First pitch at the Houston Astros game

1 p.m. – Trae Tha Truth and Kroger partner together for gas card giveaway

4 – 8 p.m. – Kids Flip N Fun trampoline park takeover

5379 W. Richey Road

7 p.m. – Ride with Trae! Bike ride

Meet at 301 Milam Street

Friday, July 22

11 a.m. – Community event

12 p.m. – Free gas giveaway

2:30 p.m. – Homeless cool off; Giving away ice cream, and cold water to the homeless

Corner of Chartres and Congress

8 p.m. – Trae Tha Truth unplugged concert featuring a live band


40 Below

Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas Ave.

Saturday, July 23

12 – 2 p.m. – Trae Day brunch

3 – 8 p.m. – Trae Day Family Funday festival

Aveva Stadium

12131 Kirby Drive

Sunday, July 24

12 – 3 p.m. – Celebrity kickball game; Team Trae vs. Team Turkey Leg Hut

Rice University Practice Bubble

6100 Main Street

6 p.m. – Funny by Nature comedy festival

House of Blues

1204 Caroline Street

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Slurpee Day, Ad Age hosts In-Depth: Hottest Brands and more: The Week Ahead

Slurpee Day, Ad Age hosts In-Depth: Hottest Brands and more: The Week Ahead

Amazon’s annual Prime Day summer sales event runs today through July 13. The e-commerce giant is offering a flurry of deals designed to entice consumers, who are growing ever more cost-conscious as prices rise—and competitors such as Target are counterprogramming with their own sales.

Speaking of Amazon, “Bezos,” an indie biopic about, yes, Jeff Bezos (Armando Gutierrez) and his early quest to launch “the world’s largest bookstore,” opens in select U.S. theaters.

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Deja Brew Cafe & Pub in Wendell hosts weekend events ahead of planned reopening

Deja Brew Cafe & Pub in Wendell hosts weekend events ahead of planned reopening

Published: 7/3/2022 4:52:52 PM

Modified: 7/3/2022 4:50:12 PM

WENDELL — As Deja Brew Cafe & Pub looks to reopen later this summer, the business welcomed residents on Saturday for an Independence Day event, attracting those looking to hear reggae music while enjoying barbecued food and good company.

While the event was held on the holiday weekend, organizer Vic Scutari was quick to note that people in town are not feeling very patriotic in light of recent world events, and the celebration was not specifically for the holiday.

“We’ve lived in Wendell for 25 years. I always want to support Deja Brew, especially as they reopen,” attendee Brian Jones said as to why he came to the event. “It’s a nice place to come and see neighbors.”

Deja Brew, located on Lockes Village Road, closed in 2017, but has plans to reopen later this summer.

“These events we’ve been doing have been making me hopeful about reopening,” Scutari said. “The excitement and support has been palpable.”

In the meantime, before it opens, Deja Brew has hosted irregular events throughout the summer. Aside from the July 2 party, the business hosted the Wendell Misfit Prom on June 18 and will host Reggae Fest on July 16. Tickets for that event can be found on Facebook and are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

At Saturday’s event, The Roots All Stars played for the audience. This reggae band is a mix of local young musicians and seasoned reggae artists. African drums player Boo Pearson, formerly in the band Loose Caboose, played alongside Simon White.

Donna Horn, Wendell resident and attendee, said, “I love Simon. I’ve known him since he was 2. It’s a family thing to see him play here.”

White explained Loose Caboose paved the way for other reggae musicians in Wendell, allowing there to be space for a hometown genre.

Pearson, happy to be playing at Deja Brew, said, “I love playing our music, but it gets better when we play with other musicians and create a proverbial exchange.”

As DJ Vibe Wise started the night off by playing recorded music, Colin Wilson and Tiffany Raymond, residents of Florence, made their way to the event.

“It’s our first time here,” Raymond said. “We’ve been thinking about coming here for a while. We are excited about the music and food.”

For more information on Deja Brew Cafe & Pub’s events, visit

Contact Bella Levavi at 413-930-4579 or