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1.) Events: White Cane Awareness Day takes place on the fourth floor of the Palisades Center in West Nyack from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Association for the Visually Impaired and co-sponsors, the New York State Commission for the Blind, Rockland Independent Living Center and Lions Club District #20 R-1, are celebrating Rockland County's first “White Cane Awareness Day.” It is designed to increase public awareness about the importance of the white cane as a tool for helping blind and visually impaired people live with greater independence.
2) Events: Getting Around To It Book Discussion GroupThe group will be discussing “Slaughterhouse-Five” by Kurt Vonnegut at the New City Library at 220 North Main Street at 7 p.m.
3) Weather: Look for the thermometer to hit 70!
4) News: Lots of readers checked this weekend's "Rockland Court Report."
5) Blogs: Blogging on Patch is powerful in election season! Thispost describes a classic New York political pastime.