1. OLG Kick-Off: The annual is scheduled to start tonight at Our Lady of Grace Church on George Waterman Road. Hours are 5 to 10 pm; watch JohnstonPatch for schedule and info.
2. Speak Up: You may have seen the recent additions to our blog roster, including . Add your voice to the conversation by starting a blog on JohnstonPatch. Super-easy and quick to get started — if you can write an email, you can blog.
3. Perform: You've got about three weeks left to sign up for the J-DAPA fundraising talent show, scheduled for Oct. 12. Auditions are scheduled for Sept. 18 — .
4. Sunny Thursday: Yesterday's rain is gone, replaced by mostly sunny skies and temperatures around 80.
5. Party for Pippa: While the big news was a royal wedding, Pippa Middleton made a splash — today, she can get some attention for herself: Pippa turns 29 today. Also on the birthday list are Pink Floyd vocalist Roger Waters , actress Rosie Perez , and 'Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader' host Jeff Foxworthy .