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  CalendarHome.com - Summer - Calendar Encyclopedia
Summer is a season, defined by convention in meteorology as the whole months of June, July, and August, in the Northern hemisphere, and the whole months of December, January, and February, in the Southern hemisphere.
Summer is commonly viewed as the season with the longest (and warmest) days of the year, in which the daylight predominates, through varying degrees.
Summer is also the season in which many fruits, vegetables, and other plants are in full growth.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Summer.htm   (380 words)

  
 Donna Summer Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The single was unsuccessful, however, and Summer had to wait until 1974, the same year she gave birth to daughter Mimi Sommer, to launch a solo career.
After resettling in Munich, Germany, Summer married Helmut Sommer ("Summer" is an anglicization of his last name) and did various musical jobs in studios and theaters for several years, including the pop group FamilyTree from 1974-75.
Summer has continued to show her support of her gay fans with appearances at charity functions such as the GMHC (Gay Men's Health Crisis) benefit at Carnegie Hall.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Donna_Summer   (1861 words)

  
 1980 Summer Olympics Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow in the Soviet Union.
Although approximately half of the 24 countries which boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics participated in these, the Games were disrupted by another, even larger, boycott led by the United States followed by 64 other countries in protest at the 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
NBC, which was thought to be another major one, cancelled its coverage in response to the U.S.-boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, and became a minor broadcaster as the network did air highlights and recaps of the games on a regular basis.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/1980_Summer_Olympics   (618 words)

  
 Summer solstice celebrations of Christianity, Judaism, Neopaganism, etc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is because, as the summer solstice approaches, the noonday sun rises higher and higher in the sky on each successive day.
At the time of the summer solstice, the rays of the setting sun shine at 286 degrees along the building's longitudinal axis, and illuminate the eastern wall.
Ellen Jackson has an article on the summer solstice at http://www.ellenjackson.net/ She supplies some facts about summer, describes to games, and provides two recipes: one for your dog, and one for family members with half as many legs.
www.religioustolerance.org /summer_solstice.htm   (2768 words)

  
 Summer Wedding Flowers
Summer's best bets in the flower market are colorful, hearty blooms from the lily, orchid, daisy, and dahlia families that burst onto the scene with warmth and grace.
Choose summer wedding flowers that are white, full of color, airy, or solid.
Available in a variety of rich colors and easiest to get in the summer and early fall, these full-bodied blooms laden with petals are great stock flowers for centerpieces, pew decorations, and other sturdy arrangements.
www.weddinggazette.com /content/002490.shtml   (452 words)

  
 Summer Buildings Online - Redwood Timber Summer Houses, Chalets and Leisure Buildings - for your Summer House, Summer ...
On a warm summer day there is nothing better than relaxing in your summer house enjoying the fresh air and away from the daily 'hubble' of the outside world.
We offer a full summer buildings advice service both before, and after, you have made your purchase as we appreciate how important this is to you.
Titan Timber Summer Buildings was founded by us in 1979 and owned by us to 1998 and during that time we put into place very strict quality guidelines for all the timber summer buildings made.
www.summer-buildings-online.co.uk   (643 words)

  
 Summer Camp at Marine Military Academy, Harlingen Texas
Summer camp should be exciting yet not a time to stop learning.
A young man at MMA summer camp soon discovers that each member of the summer camp staff has been chosen because they are knowlegeable, experienced and know how to demonstrate, through example, what it takes to be a leader.
The goal of the Marine Military Academy summer camp is for each camper to leave standing a little taller and a little straighter because he has achieved a great feeling of accomplishment.
www.summer-camp-mma.org   (882 words)

  
 Maine Bike Tours, New Zealand Cycling Vacations
The first days of summer vacation were the hardest trying to squeeze everything in and trying to adapt to the freedom of summer vacation.
As summer wore on, the sense of urgency faded and the days settled into their own rhythms.
Summer Feet believes in spending days moving at your own pace, enjoying the outdoors, surrounded by a group of people or off with your best friend.
www.summerfeet.net   (284 words)

  
 NBC5.com - Health Encyclopedia - West Nile Virus
West Nile virus was first identified in 1937 in the West Nile region of Uganda, in eastern Africa.
It was first identified in the US in the summer of 1999 in the Queens borough of New York, NY.
It caused 62 cases of encephalitis and 7 deaths that summer.
www.nbc5.com /encyclopedia/6865354/detail.html   (1157 words)

  
 Science of Baseball: The Girls of Summer
The first team of professional baseball players, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, took the field in 1869.
They were all male -- the first boys of summer.
The first girls of summer, women who were paid to play baseball competed in their first game in 1875.
www.exploratorium.edu /baseball/girlsofsummer.html   (166 words)

  
 Sipapu Resort - Family Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding and cross-country Skiing in New Mexico: welcome to Sipapu
During the summer and fall, there is an abundance of activities including fly-fishing, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rafting, and rock climbing along with motorcycle rallies and Arts and Crafts fairs.
A myriad of informational and instructive workshops, ranging from the art of painting to the art of fly-fishing, are held at the lodge throughout the summer.
It's time to enjoy the warm afternoons of another Sipapu Indian Summer, when the pace slows and the forest is at its peak of serenity.
www.sipapunm.com   (387 words)

  
 Summer Lake Inn: lodging, fishing, bed and breakfast, birding, hiking, cycling, ecotouring in south eastern central ...
Summer Lake Inn: lodging, fishing, bed and breakfast, birding, hiking, cycling, ecotouring in south eastern central Oregon
Summer Lake Inn is the premier full-service inn of Southeastern Oregon.
Summer Lake Inn is located on the west shore of Summer Lake in Oregon.
www.summerlakeinn.com   (315 words)

  
 XML Summer School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The XML Summer School is an event that you and your colleagues cannot afford to miss.
Sessions are a mixture of formal presentations, practical hands-on exercises and panel discussions.
If you need to learn all there is to know about XML and related technologies then the XML Summer School is the place for you.
www.xmlsummerschool.com   (164 words)

  
 Bali Summer Hotel > Kuta > Bali Hotel Accommodation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bali Summer Hotel is an idyllic hotel surrounded by bustling shopping areas, restaurants covering all wishes the hungry mind may imagine and entertainment not to experience within a holiday’s time.
Located only 5 minutes away from Ngurah Rai International Airport and only 10 minutes by cab to the city of Denpasar, in the heart of Bali s major tourist destination Kuta Beach, yet only 200 meters away from the world famous surfing challenge of Kuta Beach.
Bali Summer Hotel is your home base to reach all interesting spots this area has to offer within walking distance.
www.balisummer.com   (123 words)

  
 SSP - Summer Science Program
The Summer Science Program (SSP) is a residential enrichment program in which gifted high school students complete a challenging, hands-on research project in celestial mechanics.
SSP awakens minds, forges lifetime friendships, and often provides the first deep encounter these students have with peers of similar interests, abilities, and motivation.
The Summer Science Program does not discriminate in admissions or hiring on the basis of gender, race, color, citizenship, residence, or national or ethnic origin, or on the basis of application for financial aid.
www.summerscience.org   (676 words)

  
 An Appalachian Summer Festival - Boone, North Carolina - July 1-29, 2006
An Appalachian Summer Festival, presented annually by Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, is emerging as one of the nation's most innovative and highly regarded regional, multidisciplinary arts festivals.
An Appalachian Summer Festival is a production of the Appalachian State University Office of Arts and Cultural Programs.
An Appalachian Summer Festival receives support from the North Carolina Arts Council - an agency funded by the State of North Carolina - and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
www.appsummer.org   (333 words)

  
 Summer Camps - Kids & Teen - Allen'sGuide
Allen's Guide is a summer camps directory -- we do not operate any of the camps.
With thousands to choose from selecting among the all the summer camps can be a rough task.
This article helps families decide whether a summer weight loss camp is right for their child, and provides helpful tips on how to choose one.
www.allensguide.com   (177 words)

  
 Summer Camps Jobs- Employment at Summer Camps and Wilderness Programs - A CampPage Directory
Summer Camps are looking for summer staff for the upcoming summer.
If you are interested in a summer camp job, our job postings describe summer jobs available with links to each camp.
If you do not find your ideal job here, check our complete summer camps list, as many have unannounced summer camp jobs shown on their individual websites.
www.summercampstaff.com   (107 words)

  
 Summer Nights Concert Series :: Seattle's Premier Outdoor Concert Series
This year, One Reel will take a hiatus from producing Summer Nights concert series, and instead we'll be working on a plan to launch the Series in 2007 at Gas Works Park on Lake Union.
Whether you've been a Summer Nights fan for one year or fourteen, we want to thank you for letting us be part of your summer plans.
Stay tuned for more information on Summer Nights, and please add your name to our e-mail list if you'd like to be notified of updates on our plans.
www.summernights.org   (224 words)

  
 SUMMER BREEZE Open Air   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2006 - Newsletter No. 4
SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2006 - Newsletter No. 3
SUMMER BREEZE Open Air 2006 - Newsletter No. 2
www.summer-breeze.de   (118 words)

  
 Dartington International Summer School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There may be one or two positions for trogs still available for this summer.
We regret that Raphael Wallfisch will not be able to attend in week 5 to give cello masterclasses as planned, but we are very pleased that the renowned cellist, Adrian Brendel, is able to be with us.
Dartington International Summer School is a department of The Dartington Hall Trust.
www.dartingtonsummerschool.co.uk   (386 words)

  
 AMSU
Since 1990 The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University has harnessed the expertise available from international specialists and matched them with motivated participants.
Moderated by Jacques Monasch, this completely redesigned course is about successful campaigning in the flattening world of telecommunication, the latest developments in electoral research and image making, spin doctoring, blogging and other tricks of the trade.
Besides organizing summer courses, the AMSU initiates, supports and is a partner in several international networks and projects, a selection of which you will find on our projects page.
www.amsu.edu   (660 words)

  
 Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows, Manchester, VT, hunter, jumper, equestrian jumping competition
The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows are a chance for equestrians to spend July and August where the summer is its most beautiful: Vermont's Green Mountains.
Quaint New England towns of the Manchester and the Mountains area, noted for their charm, first class accommodations, world-class dining and excellent show facilities, host the twelfth annual Vermont Summer Festival.
This mecca of summer recreation runs the gamut from hiking the Appalachian Trail to golf, tennis, canoeing, hunting, fishing, in-line skating and more.
www.vt-summerfestival.com   (340 words)

  
 Union Summer
Union Summer is a five-week educational internship to participate in and develop skills useful for union organizing drives and other campaigns for workers' rights and social justice.
Union Summer and Seminary Summer will not be held in 2006.
Meanwhile, find out more about Law Student Union Summer and get involved today.
www.aflcio.org /aboutunions/unionsummer   (128 words)

  
 Find A Summer Camp or Program - Make Summer Count - Thomson Peterson's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There’s more to summer than beach towels and video games.
Whether you’re an artist, athlete, or bookworm, there’s a summer program with your name on it.
Explore summer camps, arts programs, sports clinics, academic courses, travel tours, and wilderness adventures. Learn more
www.petersons.com /summerop   (163 words)

  
 Summer Safety Tips
School's out, pools are open and people across the country are looking for fun ways to cool down as summer temperatures heat up.
The Red Cross is brimming with water safety tips to keep your family safe this summer.
Supplies are stable, but summer is a challenging time, because college and high schools are in recess.
www.redcross.org /services/hss/sumsafety   (439 words)

  
 Find Summer Jobs and Seasonal Employment with SummerJobs.com
SummerJobs.com offers summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with camps, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more.
If we are going to get a handle on this problem we have to dramatically and quickly change the way that we get our energy.
This summer, work with groups like the Sierra Club, the State Environmental Groups and the State PIRGs.
www.summerjobs.com   (249 words)

  
 Summer Beach - Amelia Island, Florida
Touted by New York Magazine, Summer Beach is an unmatched place to bask in glorious sunrises and sunsets while enjoying all the amenities available onsite and on the island.
In addition to private swimming pools at each development, there is access to a centrally located Beach Club Pool and Snack Bar as well as two lighted tennis courts.
You will never be at a loss for something to do, whether you’re vacationing at Summer Beach Resort or choosing Summer Beach as your next real-estate investment.
www.summerbeach.com   (175 words)

  
 Maui Summer Classic Youth Basketball Tournament
Read what coaches, various participants and parents are saying about their experiences in the Tournament Testimonials.
The 2006 Maui Summer Classic youth basketball tournament for both boys and girls teams is comprised of two divisions: Youth basketball division (6th-8th) and High School division (9th-12th.
The Maui Summer Classic Youth basketball tournament registration fee is $150 per player or a $125 per player by booking your air and hotel accommodations through Travel International Sports.
www.mauisummerclassic.com   (765 words)

  
 Summer Institute for the Gifted and Gifted Education Resources
Summer Institute for the Gifted and Gifted Education Resources
The Summer Institute for the Gifted offers residential and day programs for gifted and talented students in grades K through 11.
Summer Institute for the Gifted, River Plaza, 9 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902-3788
www.giftedstudy.com   (57 words)

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