Cavendish Update 9/25/15 College/News/Gage

9/25/15 Cavendish Update Contains
1. Cavendish Related News
2. Events
Resources for Cavendish College Bound Students: To help Cavendish kids pursue college or post secondary education, a special post on The Dish provides options beyond the typical 529 college-savings, prepaid plans, Coverdell Education Saving or Roth individual retirement accounts. Thanks to the digital age, there are some new, creative and painless ways to prepare for the expense of college whereby family, friends and even the students themselves can raise considerable money, even if they’ve already started college. The Dish 
Books for All Babies: Thanks to the Ludlow Rotary and The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, preschool children in Cavendish and surrounding towns receive an age appropriate book each month from birth to five years of age. Mountain Times
First Novel Written About Phineas Gage: Francisco Aravena visited Cavendish several years ago from Chile in order to learn more about Phineas Gage. He has recently completely his novel “Vida Eterna de Phineas Gage” or "The Eternal Life of Phineas Gage,” which is available in Spanish only from Amazon.ComWe believe this is the first novel ever written about Gage. He’s hoping to publish it in English in the future.
Banned Books Week: Sept. 27 – Oct. 3 is Banned Books Week. A former Cavendish resident and Nobel Laureate in Literature, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s books were not only banned in the Soviet Union, but the publication of his books- The Gulag ArchipelagoFirst Circle and Cancer Ward-resulted in his being exiled from his country. Learn more about Solzhenitsyn and the upcoming Cavendish Historical Society’s book for children at The Writer Who Changed History. 
Total Eclipse of the Harvest Moon: On the night of Sept. 27 and into the early hours of Sept. 28, the full Moon will glide through the shadow of Earth, turning the Harvest Moon a golden-red color akin to autumn leaves. NASA Science
Upcoming events for Cavendish include:
• September 26 (Saturday): Take Back Drug Day; Bottle Drive at CTES to Benefit GMUHS students
• September 27 (Sunday): Eclipse of the Harvest Moon
For more information on these and other events, go to the Cavendish Connects October Calendar.  For regional events, check out the Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce Calendar.