Five Things to Know Today: June 22

Happy Christian Feast Day!

1. Get your running shoes on. starts at 7 p.m. at the restaurant at N. Second Street and E. Walnut Street. The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association will benefit from proceeds of the sold-out premier weeknight run.

2. If you are a Nittany Lion, then head out to , 1440 Sumneytown Pike, Towamencin, for the at 6 p.m. The event is free for active Montgomery County Chapters, and non-members pay a price of $8.

3. Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church holds its for a second night, beginning at 6.

4. Information on is available today at 12:30 at Encore Experiences, 312 Alumni Ave., Harleysville. Attorney Clifford T. Karafin will discuss Pennsylvania Act 169, among other topics.

5. On this day ... wrestler Chris Benoit killed his wife, Nancy, in their Fayetteville, GA home in 2007 … U.S. Marines land in Cuba during the Spanish-American War in 1898 … FDR signs into law the G.I. Bill in 1944 … Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin in 1990 … actor and musician Kris Kristofferson was born in 1936 … actress Meryl Streep was born in 1949 … musician Todd Rundgren was born in 1948 … singer Cyndi Lauper was born in 1953 … actor Bruce Campbell was born in 1958 … professional wrestler Earthquake (John Tenta) was born in 1963 … TV personality Carson Daly was born in 1973 … actress Judy Garland died in 1969 … dancer Fred Astaire died in 1987 … comedian George Carlin died in 2008.


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