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National Christmas Tree Lighting Lottery On Now! (ends Monday, 11/7 at 10 a.m.)

You've probably been busy raking up fallen leaves and--if you're living in the northeast United States--you most likely had to dig out the snow shovel this past weekend. The end of the year brings yard work, shorter days, and slippery sidewalks, but it also brings the holiday season!

Dedicating the Dream: MLK, Jr. Memorial Dedication on October 16th, 2011

Originally scheduled on August 28th (the 48th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the historic "I Have a Dream" speech), the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is taking place this Sunday, October 16th. This great event signifies the first time that a memorial standing on our National Mall is dedicated not to a former U.S.

National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 9th-15th 2011

It’s the middle of National Wildlife Refuge Week—have you been out to celebrate America’s wildlife heritage? Theodore Roosevelt designated the first wildlife refuge at Pelican Island off the eastern coast of Florida in 1903.

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