- No Parking: Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday there will be no parking along parts of State Street in Media.
- Zoo on Wheels: Check out the Elmwood Zoo on Wheels animal demonstration at Granite Run Mall from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday.
- Recycle: Area 2 Recycling Collection days in Middletown Township on Aug. 21, 22 and 23
- Traffic: Check on your commute on the PennDOT traffic cameras before you leave the house. But the traffic will likely be terrible—it's traffic.
- Weather: The forecast calls for temperatures to reach the mid-80s with partly cloudy skies. Things are expected to cool down to the low 60s in the evening.
- History: Per the History Channel, on this day in 2000, the first Survivor finale aired and in 1999 New York City reported the first cases of West Nile Virus.