More than 300 of the world’s best gymnasts will head to the Pacific Northwest for the first time since 1995 when Comcast Arena plays host to the 2012 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships from March 16 to 18.
At the end of the month, Seattle’s premier festival devoted to the joys of beer and scotch, the annual Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival, returns to Fremont with more than 80 very adult beverages for the mature palate.
The love of old cars hits many people at a very young age and continues to increase as they get older. A lot of them got their start by spilling paint, ruining shirts and inhaling toxic fumes. No, it was not some kind of illegal activity. They were building model cars.
Joe Piscatella never thought he’d live to age 40.
“I went through bypass surgery when I was 32,” he said. “The prognosis was not good.”
The year was 1977. Piscatella decided that if he was going to see his two young children graduate from high school, he had to make some drastic changes in his lifestyle. That meant exercising, eating healthy and learning to reduce stress.
When National Poison Prevention Week is observed March 18-24, a major theme will be “Children Act Fast – So Do Poisons.” Established in 1961 by Congress and President Kennedy, this annual campaign highlights the danger of poisoning and how to prevent it.
Fifty years later, the need for vigilance remains high.