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Universal Children’s Day

Today is Universal Children's Day! The goal to improve child welfare worldwide, promote and celebrate children's rights and promote togetherness and awareness amongst all children is a worthy one! And while more and more children are becoming aware of their rights, and can often speak out on their own behalf,...

National CleanUp Day 2020

National CleanUp Day is an unofficial holiday which raises awareness about cleanliness and reducing litter in the areas we all enjoy. It is all about Cleaning the Outdoors. So if you enjoy going to the local playground, park, beach or local wooded area this is a good way for you...

National Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day is celebrated the first Sunday after Labor Day. Today is dedicated to our grandparents. The bond between Grandparents and grandchildren is proven to both make grandparents live longer, and also make children more emotionally resilient. Grandparents Day is an opportunity to treasure that connection and spend some...

National Dog Day

We love our animals especially our dogs and today on National Dog Day we are so blessed to be accompanied by man’s best friend. Today celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help motivate the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each...

National Senior Citizens Day

National Senior Citizens Day recognizes our senior citizens in communities across our great Nation. Given our quickly changing society and fast-paced lives, not to mention the health situation we've been facing, circumstances have make it even more difficult to give our senior citizens the attention they need. With various stay-at-home...

National Relaxation Day

Considering all the different fun holidays, National Relaxation Day on August 15 is our favorite! If ever there was a national holiday made for people, it's this day which encourages us all to slow down, unwind, focus on taking care of ourselves, and relax. Relaxation is very important as we...

Family Fun Month

It is ironic that someone decided to choose August to celebrate Family Fun Month. For those of us in the Southeast, that is when our vacations end and our new school year begins. It certainly must have been started up in the Northeast, which starts school in September where they...

National Ice Cream Day

Today is National Ice Cream Day! Did you know that some studies have shown people buy and consume more ice cream on a Sunday than any other day of the week? That makes it incredibly synchronistic that this year's National Ice Cream Day lands on Sunday! Why not take the...

Teddy Bear Picnic Day

Did you know that today is Teddy Bear Picnic Day? The first Teddy bears, invented in 1903, may not have been as cute as the one's made today, but interestingly enough were invented by two different people at around the same time. One person lived in the U.S. and the...

July – National Park & Recreation Month

Celebrating the National Park & Recreation takes a whole month! This July, let's pay tribute to the men and women who manage our majestic national parks and recreation areas. These unsung heros provide essential services that make our communities better places to live, work and play. These frontline staff are...