Friday, 24 March 2017 05:35

Good to Know / April

Written by  County Lines Staff

Mood Ring for Your Hair.Forgotten Men. Men aren’t the focus of most weddings, but Greystone Hall—marking 25 years in the wedding business—is looking to close that gender gap. Their “Focusing on the Groom” event celebrates husbands-to-be and helps them with everything needed to tie the knot—tuxedo try-ons, limo choices, groom-friendly food and DJs! Remember to grab a Wedding Survival Kit—a swag-bag of practical items, like foot warmers “in case of cold feet.” June 11, $30/couple, register at


Mood Ring for Your Hair. The latest, greatest beauty trend taking the runway by storm is hair that changes color. Fire hair dye, developed by The Unseen, actually changes color at different temperatures. How does it work? When exposed to different temperatures, carbon-based atoms in the dye produce molecules that absorb different amounts of light. And since light absorption produces color, the more the temperatures change, the more colorful the dye becomes. Coming soon to the U.S.


National Only Child DayA Revolutionary Experience. On April 19th history comes to life at the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. This museum’s features include an interactive map, live performances, galleries and more. Four featured exhibits explore America’s revolutionary period, from the first acts of rebellion to the Declaration of Independence. The opening ceremony starts in Washington, D.C. and continues to Independence Hall in Philadelphia. 101 S. 3rd St., Phila.


Only One. You may know about National Siblings Day, on April 10th, but did you know there’s a National Only Child Day, too? Celebrated on April 12th, the day marks only children’s “historic struggle against fear, injustice and oppression.” They may wear a tiara, visit their pony, catch up with their imaginary friend. Some famous only kids: Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, FDR, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Betty White, Alicia Keys. Do you know one?


Here Comes the Dress! So, you exchanged rings, said vows and made beautiful memories to last a lifetime. But, what to do with your wedding dress? If you don’t want it to sit in storage or be donated, why not recycle? There are plenty of options—from turning it into lingerie, a quilt, cocktail dress, christening gown or even a Christmas tree skirt. The possibilities are out there! More at