Around the Town

Good Day

and Happy Birthday to Jeff Evers of Lock Haven!

Word of the Day

Cynophobia — Fear of dogs.

Quote of the Day

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”

— Henry David Thoreau

Famous jazz artist

Famous jazz bassist and two-time Grammy nominee Rufus Reid will make a Skype appearance at Ross Library at 7 p.m. tonight. He will Skype into the library to talk about his music career and answer questions from the audience. His major professional career began in Chicago and has continued since 1976 in New York City. He has traveled, performed and recorded with many of the great jazz masters, and his extensive jazz background and discography reads like a who’s who in jazz.

Get tech savvy

Centre Hall Area Branch Library will host a Technology @ the Library session with free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions, Friday, July 27 from 11 a.m. to noon. Bring your gadget or computer. The library is at 109 W. Beryl St.

Chicken BBQ

McElhattan United Methodist Chuch offers a chicken barbecue Saturday, Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., to eat in or take out. Also served will be macaroni salad, baked beans, rolls, cakes. The McElhattan United Methodist bake room will have a variety of baked goods available for purchase.