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Huntsville, Ontario

Park Außenansicht.JPG thumb Huntsville Centennial Park Hockey and lacrosse are popular sports in Huntsville. The town is the hometown of sports icons such as Jack Bionda, for whom an ice surface in Huntsville's municipal arena (The Canada Summit Centre) is named. Don Lough Arena is the name of the Olympic ice surface in the new Canada Summit Centre. Huntsville is home to one of the largest running Girls Hockey Associations Huntsville Girls Hockey Association


New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

index.php?id 207&option com_content&task view The Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Hockey Day in New Glasgow Hockey Day in New Glasgow The New Glasgow segments featured hometown NHL player Jon Sim and the town's annual Westside winter carnival. New Glasgow is the home of the annual Johnny Miles running event weekend, named after the two time Boston Marathon winner. It is the second largest running event in Atlantic Canada, behind only Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon. Notable residents birth_place New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) height_ft 5 DATE OF BIRTH September 29, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The league got their second national Championship when the '''Halifax Oland Exports''' won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. On that same day Halifax got a new team as they were granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines (Bridgewater Lumberjacks). On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) but, instead, she took her seat on the ground floor where only white people were allowed to sit. After being forcibly removed from the theatre and arrested, Desmond was eventually found guilty of not paying the one-cent difference in tax on the balcony ticket from the main floor theatre ticket. She was fine (fine (penalty))d $20 ($251.30 in 2010 http: www.bankofcanada.ca en rates inflation_calc.html ) and court costs ($6). She paid the fine but decided to fight the charge (criminal charge) in court. MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.


Bend, Oregon

boxers in the Northwest while bringing hundreds of Boxing fans to the area. The Program is non profit and raises money for youth in the community. . A '''house concert''' or '''home concert''' is a musical concert or performance art that is presented in someone's home or apartment, or a nearby small private space such as a barn, apartment rec room (recreation room), lawn, or back yard. "VIDEO: House concert in Royal Oak," ''Daily Tribune (Oakland Tribune)'', June 29, 2010. Found at Oakland Daily Tribune website. Accessed July 20, 2010. "Set Your Ass in the Grass 4th of July House Concert," ''Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Bozeman Chronicle)'', July 2, 2010. Found at Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Accessed July 20, 2010. Jenny Williams, "Marian Call House Concert, or The Importance of Music in Our Lives," By June 27, 2010, ''Wired'' "Geekdad" (blog). Found at Wired website. Accessed July 20, 2010. Ben Salmon, "Sisters musician plays show: Dennis McGregor plans solo house concert," ''The Bulletin'' (Bend, Oregon), June 25. 2010. Found at The Bend Bulletin website. Accessed July 20, 2010. "Scots playing in Merville" (Photo caption: "Findlay Napier and Gillian Frame will perform July 18 at a Merville house concert as well as offering guitar and fiddle workshops"), ''Comox Valley Record'' (Comox Valley, British Columbia), July 8, 2010. Found at ''Comox Valley Record'' website. Accessed July 20, 2010. William Demarest, "From Alaska to New City: Folk Singer Brings Haunting Tunes to 'The Borderline': Local folk music club hosts Kray Van Kirk for intimate concert." ''New City Patch'' (blog), July 15, 2010. Found at New City Patch website. Accessed July 20, 2010. House concerts website About Us page. Accessed July 21, 2010. Jim Kavanagh, "Intimate shows bring down the house,'' CNN, June 10, 2010. Found at CNN website. Accessed July 21, 2010. Andrew McGinn, "Freedom Farm Acoustic Concert season opens: The trend of 'house concerts' — it’s exactly what it sounds like — has come to the area," ''Springfield News-Sun'', April 16, 2010. Three photos by Marshall Gorby; captions: (1) "Gary Haber stands in front of the century-old livestock barn he turned into a concert venue. (2) "John Batdorf, a Springfield native who went on to record for Atlantic as one-half of the early '70s duo Batdorf and Rodney, will return to the area to play an intimate house concert, part of a growing trend of live shows." (3) "Gary Haber, owner of Freedom Farm just outside of West Liberty, in his "concert hall," the loft of a century-old barn." Found at ''Springfield News-Sun'' website. Accessed July 21, 2010. Recent uses Recently, Americana Unplugged established a house concert-type venue in downtown Davis, Oklahoma featuring folk (folk music) and Americana (Americana (music)) musicians to showcase the Music of Oklahoma. House concerts are now held across the United States, especially California, Texas, Brooklyn, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts. There have been house concerts across America, in such places as Springfield, Ohio, Bozeman, Montana, outside Phoenix, Arizona, Vermont, Sisters, Oregon (near Bend, Oregon), New City, New York, and Covington, Georgia. '''EllisLab''' a software development company based in Bend, Oregon, which develops applications written in PHP.


Indianapolis

mini-marathon (and eighth-largest running event) in America. 2007 was the 30th anniversary of the Mini, run in the first weekend in May every year. This event is part of the 500 Festival, its 50th year running. The race starts on Washington Street just off Monument Circle, goes to the brickyard, and ends on New York Street back downtown. The Mini has been sold out every year, with well over 35,000 runners participating. Teams Indianapolis is home to two major league (Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada) sports teams. The Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL) have been based in Indianapolis since relocating there in 1984, and play their home games in Lucas Oil Stadium. The Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) play their home games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse; they began play in 1967 in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and joined the NBA when the leagues merged (ABA-NBA merger) in 1976. class "wikitable sortable" style "font-size:100%;width:90%;text-align:center;line-height:135%" - + colspan 7 Professional sports teams in Indianapolis - ! Team !! width 70 Sport !! League !! Founded !! Venue (capacity) !! Attendance !! Championships - align left Indianapolis Colts Football (American football) NFL (National Football League) 1984 Lucas Oil Stadium (62,000) 65,950 2006 (2006 NFL Season) (XLI (Super Bowl XLI)) - align left Indiana Pacers Basketball NBA (National Basketball Association) 1967 Bankers Life Fieldhouse (18,000) 17,501 ''1970 (1970 ABA Playoffs)*, 1972 (1972 ABA Playoffs)*, 1973 (1973 ABA Playoffs)*'' - align left Indy Eleven Soccer NASL (North American Soccer League) (D2 (United States soccer league system)) 2013 IU Michael A. Carroll Stadium (IU Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium) (12,100) 10,465 —— - align left Indianapolis Indians Baseball IL (International League) (AAA (Triple-A (baseball))) 1902 Victory Field (12,000) 9,433 (7 titles (Indianapolis Indians#Titles))** - align left Indiana Fever Basketball WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) 2000 Bankers Life Fieldhouse (18,000) 7,900 2012 (2012 WNBA season) - align left Indy Fuel Hockey ECHL 2014 Indiana Farmers Coliseum (6,300) —— —— - * ''Pacers titles were ABA only.'' ** ''Indians seven titles were in 1917, 1928, 1949, 1956, 1988, 1989, and 2000.'' Auto racing WikiPedia:Indianapolis Dmoz:Regional North America United States Indiana Localities I Indianapolis commons:Indianapolis, Indiana


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