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Morgantown Apartment Living: August 2018

Welcome to this month's edition of Morgantown Apartment Living, brought to you by The Lofts, our apartments for rent in Morgantown, West Virginia. This month we're bringing our residents suggestions for celebrating National Golf Month and National Family Fun Month, topics surrounding upcoming holidays like National Watermelon Day and Book Lovers Day, and movies you might want to check out this month like The Darkest Minds, Alpha, Overboard, and Tully. Read on to learn more about these topics in today's blog post.

August Celebrations

National Golf Month

Get out and visit the golf courses at The Pines Country Club or your favorite golf course to celebrate National Golf Month today! Aside from being a great pastime, golf has health benefits like greater heart health, brain stimulation, stress reduction and more! Take advantage of National Golf Month and use it as an excuse to hit the green often! Whether you hit the range or the green with friends, you can have a ton of fun playing this great sport!

National Family Fun Month

How do you plan to celebrate National Family Fun Month? The point of this month is to bring families together to have a good time and strengthen the bonds they have! If you’re the one organizing it, take some time to figure out activities that your entire family would enjoy. The last thing you want is for someone to not be having fun! Activities don’t have to be too elaborate and should focus on the entire family having a good time!

Upcoming Holidays

National Watermelon Day


How will you be celebrating National Watermelon Day (August 3rd) this year? Watermelons are a cool and refreshing treat that is perfect for the hot summer days. Since they’re so delicious and versatile, you can find them in anything from drinks to desserts. Check out some of The Food Network’s watermelon recipes for some inspiration for National Watermelon Day!  


Book Lovers Day


Will you be going to Barnes & Noble to celebrate Book Lovers Day on August 9th this year? Books are a portal into a new world! Regardless of the genre you pick, you can enjoy the literary brilliance of the authors available at your local bookstore. If you’re not the reading kind, you can try to get into reading, or you can surprise a book lover with a book they’ve always been wanting to read.

Movie Suggestions

The Darkest Minds


Looking for some weekend plans? We suggest going to see The Darkest Minds in theaters Friday, August 3. When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are seen as a threat by the government and sent to detainment camps. Sixteen-year-old Ruby soon escapes from her captors and joins other runaways who are seeking a safe haven. Banded together and on the run, they soon combine their collective powers to fight the adults who tried to take away their future. Have you already bought your tickets to see The Darkest Minds? Check it out this weekend!



We suggest going to see Alpha this month. It comes out in theaters on Friday, August 17. While on his first hunt with his tribe's most elite group, a young man is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone - he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack,he learns to rely on it, and they become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives. Are you excited to watch Alpha? Buy your tickets today for a great weekend.



Beginning Wednesday, August 1, Overboard is released on DVD. Check it out this month! Leonardo, a selfishly rich playboy, falls off his yacht and wakes up to find himself in the hospital with amnesia. Seeking retribution for all the times Leonardo treated her poorly, one of his employees, Kate, decides to retrieve him from the hospital and convince him he's her husband. As a single mother to three daughters and struggling to make ends meet, Kate could use a little help around the house. Redbox is a great place to rent Overboard! Stop by tonight!



Tully will be released on DVD beginning Wednesday, August 1. Marlo, a mother of three, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. Are you planning to rent Tully? Stop by a nearby Redbox!