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July is Anti-Boredom Month

— With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now. Here are some ideas to get you started: Try painting – July is Watercolor Month! Host... Read More

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream Month

— Designated by President Reagan in the early 1980s, July is celebrated as Ice Cream Month, which features Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day on July 1 and Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday. Did you know… the average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year. The top three flavors are vanilla, chocolate, and... Read More

Mac & Cheese Day: July 14

— It’s no surprise hot dogs are a summertime favorite, but macaroni and cheese is a commonly served summer side at picnics, gatherings, and reunions. Between the sauce, seasonings, cheese selection, and the way it’s cooked, there’s a chance for you to try something new with each variation. Here are a few tasty options you can... Read More

Take Your Text Messages to the Next Level on World Emoji Day

— Get ready to bring your texts to the next level with World Emoji Day on July 17, and celebrate the fun texting phenomenon that is emojis! By definition, an emoji is “a small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion.” You may wonder where emojis came from and how they were... Read More

Celebrating Fourth of July

— When the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, a staged party was planned to celebrate the birth of America and the separation from England. Colonists, families and towns continued to celebrate the anniversary of this freedom yearly on July 4 with large crowds and festivities. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that the Fourth of... Read More

World Day of Music: June 21

— World Day of Music, observed on June 21, celebrates the universal language of music. Originating in France in 1982 as Fête de la Musique, this day has grown into a worldwide sensation, embracing the diverse musical traditions of cultures around the globe. Musicians come together from various backgrounds, generations, and cultures and showcase their talents with... Read More

National Selfie Day

— Are you ready to strike a pose? Snap your selfies left and right, and share them with the world on June 21, National Selfie Day. There’s no denying that selfies have become a cultural phenomenon. But National Selfie Day isn’t just about showing off your best angle, it’s about celebrating the power of self-expression and... Read More

Happy Father’s Day

— Be sure to take a moment on Sunday, June 16 to honor dads, foster fathers, surrogate dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and the other important male role models in your life. Let him know how much he means to you by calling, texting, video chatting or sharing photos on social media. Take him to dinner, nine... Read More

National Men’s Health Week: June 10 – June 16

— National Men’s Health Week is a great time for men to schedule all those check-ups that have been avoided or pushed back. Now is the time to go to those appointments! Remember, full-body health includes your cognitive, eating, resting, and activity habits. Here are some healthy tips for men: Schedule a complete physical with your doctor... Read More

Honor & Remember – Memorial Day is May 27

— Take time this Memorial Day to visit, call, text, or video chat with a loved one who served, or a loved one who may have lost someone special that served. Ask them to share their stories and reminisce. Listen and learn from their history. Be sure to let them know how much they are valued... Read More