Archive for June, 2010

1. June 27 is America’s Kids Day. This might be a good day to visit your local historical landmark.
2. On June 28, say Happy Birthday to: Kathy Bates (62), Mel Brooks (82), John Cusack (44), and Mary Stuart Masterson (44).
3. July is: International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month, National Blueberries Month, National Horseradish Month, National Ice Cream Month, and Women’s Motorcycle Month.
4. On July 1, say Happy Birthday to: Pamela Anderson (43), Dan Aykroyd (58), Leslie Caron (79), Olivia de Havilland (94), Missy Elliot (39), Jamie Farr (76), Debbie Harry (65), Jean Marsh (76), Twyla Tharp (69), and Liv Tyler (33).
5. Stay out of the sun on July 3 for Stay Out of The Sun Day. (This is my kind of holiday.)

Source: Chases’s Calendar of Events 2010.

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1. It’s Carpenter Ant Awareness Week. (I hate ants.)
2. On June 20, say Happy Birthday to: Danny Aiello (77), Olympia Dukakis (79), John Goodman (58), Nicole Kidman (43), Martin Landau (79), Cyndi Lauper (57), Lionel Richie (61), Robert Rodriguez (42), Bob Vila (64), and Brian Wilson (68).
3. June 21 is Baby Boomers Recognition Day. Take some time to think about a Boomer that’s “done good.”
4. June 21 is also National Daylight Appreciation Day. Walk in the light.
5. Let it go on June 23 for Let It Go Day. That grudge you’ve been holding on to? That thing annoying you? Let it go.

Source: Chases’s Calendar of Events 2010.

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Here is the June 2010 update on the current status of the “books to film” projects that have been mentioned on this blog to this point. I will try to do this once a month in order to follow each film until it reaches DVD. Please remember that release dates are subject to change, and that sometimes “Announced” films never get made.

As always, if you have any news about an upcoming book to film adaptation, please comment and let me know.

The current “books to film” list:

1776: In development with a release date sometime in 2011.

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter: In pre-production with a 2011 release date.

The Adjustment Bureau: In post production and due in U.S. theaters on 17 September 2010.

Airborn: In pre-production with a 2011 release date.

Airman: In development with a release date in 2011.

The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: In development with a 2012 release date.

The Art of Racing in the Rain: In development with a 2012 release date.

The Associate: In development with a theoretical 2012 release date.

Atlas Shrugged: Apparently, this project is currently filming! Release date is still listed as 2011.

Avalon High: Currently filming, and due this year on the Disney Channel.

Beastly: Due in U.S. theaters on 18 March 2011.

The Bell Jar: The status for this project is currently listed as in development with a theoretical release date listed as 2011.

The Big Short – Inside the Doomsday Machine: In development with a 2012 release date.

The Boggart: In development. US theatrical release sometime in 2011.

Born to Rock: Announced with a release date sometime in 2010.

The Box of Delights: In development with a theoretical release date in 2011.

Breaking Dawn – Part 1: In pre-production with a release date of 18 November 2011.

Breaking Dawn – Part 2: In pre-production with a 2012 release date.

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1. June 14 is Family History Day. Do some research. Plan a reunion. Have fun!
2. Nature Photography Day is June 15. Fire up those cameras and get outside.
3. On June 15, say Happy Birthday to: Courteney Cox Arquette (46), Jim Belushi (56), Simon Callow (61), Neil Patrick Harris (37), and Helen Hunt (47).
4. June 17 is Recess at Work Day! I think I’ll go play on the swings.
5. World Sauntering Day is June 19. None of this lollygagging or trotting, now.

Source: Chases’s Calendar of Events 2010.

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Fremont and Irvington Branches are getting new roofs. Please watch out for the cones and workers.

Workers begin the roofing at Fremont branch on Tuesday, June 15. Part of the parking lot will be blocked off so the old roof can be dismantled and hauled away. Public parking spots nearest Paseo Padre Parkway will be unavailable.

For Irvington, June 17 & 18, the parking lot and the book drop will be closed and unavailable. Please make arrangements to return items at another branch.

Thank you for your patience. We are looking forward to a roof that doesn’t leak!

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Saturday, June 12 & Sunday, June 13

Held at the Old Main Library/Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway. Enter Central Park using Sailway Drive. See map here


Featured Books:

Greece and all things Greek: classics,

myths, travel & cooking; Antiques & Collectibles,

 and books for Deep Thinkers.




Saturday Special

National Geographic magazines from 2000-2009, 25 cents each!
National Geographic







 Sunday Special

Clearance Sale– Sunday only! $3 per large grocery bag. Bring your own bags– no boxes, please.

Contact: Fremont Main Library Information Desk (510) 745-1401

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1. It’s National Headache Awareness Week. (I’d rather not be aware of a headache. What about you?)
2. On June 9, say Happy Birthday to: Donald Duck (76), Patricia Cornwell (54), Johnny Depp (47), Michael J. Fox (49), Natalie Portman (29), and Dick “Dickie V” Vitale (71).
3. June 11 is Corn on the Cob Day. OK. I’m hungry now.
4. On June 11, say Happy Birthday to: Hugh Laurie (51), Joe Montana, Jr. (54), and Gene Wilder (71)
5. June 12 is Crowded Nest Awareness Day. Egad! Everyone has moved home.

Source: Chases’s Calendar of Events 2010.

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