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9 am: Collingwood Downtown Great Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 20th · Saturday, April 20th, pick up your Easter Egg Hunt form from the Collingwood Town Hall Activity Centre and count the eggs that have been hidden in the store

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Events Mentioned 9 am To 2 pm, Saturday

9 am: Beaver Valley Pipes And Drums Tartan Day Celebration, April 6th · The Beaver Valley Pipes and Drums present a Tartan Day Celebration Saturday, April 6th, at the Beaver Valley Community Centre, from 5pm with dinner at 6pm ·

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Events Mentioned On-air, Saturday, 9 am to 2pm and Upcoming /Ongoing Events

9am: Gifts Of The Spirit Conference, Continuing Until March -31st · The Gifts of the Spirit Conference continue where you will learn about the 9 Gifts of the Spirit, Saturday, 9:30 am and 7:00 pm and Sunday, 10:30 am and

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Events Mentioned 9 am To 2 pm and Upcoming/Ongoing Events

9 am: Creemore Winter Market, Saturdays Until March 23rd · The Creemore Winter Market is on, at the Station on the Green in Creemore, every Saturday until March 23rd, 8:30 til 12:30 and breakfast from 9 til 11:30 am ·

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Events Mentioned 9 am To 2 pm and Ongoing/Upcoming Events

(9 am) Creemore Winter Market, Saturdays Until March 23rd · The Creemore Winter Market is on, at the Station on the Green in Creemore, every Saturday until March 23rd, 8:30 til 12:30 and breakfast from 9 til 11:30 am ·

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Today In History, March 8th

1855 – A train passed over the first railway suspension bridge at Niagara Falls, NY. 1887 – The telescopic fishing rod was patented by Everett Horton. 1894 – A dog license law was enacted in the state of New York.

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Events, March 7th

1854 – Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine and, in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell for his telephone. 1876 – Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S. Patent No. 174,465) for his telephone. 1901 – It was announced

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Events, March 6th

1834 – The city of York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto. 1836 – The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army ended. The Mexican army of three thousand men defeated the 189 Texas volunteers.

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Events, March 5th

1623 – The first alcohol temperance law in the colonies was enacted in Virginia. 1624 – In the American colony of Virginia, the upper class was exempted from whipping by legislation. 1770 – “The Boston Massacre” took place when British

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Events, March 4th

1681 – England’s King Charles II granted a charter to William Penn for an area that later became the state of Pennsylvania.. 1766 – The British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act, which had caused bitter and violent opposition in the

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Famous Birthdays, Events, March 2nd

Born March 2nd: Writer, poet, and cartoonist Dr. Seuss (whose work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his

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Events, March 1st

1692 – In Salem Village, in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Salem witch trials began. Four women were the first to be charged. (Image:: PicClick) 1790 – The U.S. Congress authorized the first U.S. census. 1810 – Sweden became the

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Events, February 28th

1849 – Regular steamboat service to California via Cape Horn arrived in San Francisco for the first time. The SS California had left New York Harbor on October 6, 1848. The trip took 4 months and 21 days. 1940 –

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Events, February 27th

1827 – New Orleans held its first Mardi Gras celebration. (Image: chieftanpress.net) 1867 – Dr. William G. Bonwill invented the dental mallet. 1883 – Oscar Hammerstein patented the first cigar-rolling machine. 1922 – The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the 19th

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Events, February 26th

1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from the Island of Elba. He then began his second conquest of France. 1829 – Levi Strauss who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans was born. 1916 – Mutual signed Charlie Chaplin to

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