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Gold's Gym Hosting Fundraiser This Weekend

A look at events happening in and around Howell on Friday September 13, 2013.

Michael Jackson may no longer be around but starting this weekend Howell residents can learn to do one of his most iconic dances. The Action Room will be hosting lessons on the Thriller Dance over the next two months. The lessons are free but participants are encouraged to make donations to the Rescue Ridge Animal Rescue.

On Saturday Gold’s Gym will hold a fundraiser for a 20-month-old girl who is battling cancer. For $20 people can buy tickets for a Zumbathon or a Spinathon and the event will also include a silent auction and refreshments will also be served.

Also on Saturday the Jerseyville United Methodist Church will be holding a yard sale. Items for sale include books and household items. The money raised will be used to buy a lift chair for the church.

According to the National Weather Service Friday should be a mostly sunny day with a high temperature of 76 expected during the day before dropping down to a low of around 50 when the sun sets. It also looks to be a beautiful weekend with clear forecasts and highs in the 70’s with lows in the 50’s at night.

Not only is it Friday the 13th for those who are trixadexaphobic, it is also blame someone else day and defy superstition day to help you get over that fear. It is also National Peanut Day and positive thinking day among others.

On this date in 1949 the LPGA was founded and popular show Law & Order premiered in 1990. Famous birthdays today include actress Barbara Bain and former baseball player Bernie Williams. Chocolate maker Milton Hershey was born on this date 156 years ago.  


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