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Gingerbread Houses

Dec 3, 2020 — Looking for something sweet to make your winter season complete? On December 12, bake up some fun on Gingerbread House Day! Whether it’s home-baked or a purchased kit, designing a tasty cottage can make for a fun and satisfying day. Want to involve more friends and family in the fun? Take part in your local... Read More

Let Your Imagination Soar on Time Travel Day

Dec 3, 2020 — Imagine this holiday season you’re gifted a sleek, shiny time machine! December 8 is Time Travel Day and the possibilities are endless—visit people and places in the past, present and future. With a push of a button, you could meet Albert Einstein as he discovers the theory of relativity, or attend the coronation of Queen... Read More

This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Nov 3, 2020 — Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients. Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are... Read More

Low, Moderate, and High-Risk Thanksgiving Activities

Nov 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together, however, travel may increase the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. These considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local, territorial,... Read More

Get Ready for Friendsgiving!

Nov 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is for your family, “Friendsgiving” is for you friends! Keeping in contact with your friends can be tricking during the hustle of day-to-day, but don’t worry, you can make up for lost time with a proper Friendsgiving. The word Friendsgiving first appeared around 2007, as an informal large meal which featured a mishmash of... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

Nov 3, 2020 — Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More

Movember vs. No Shave November, What’s it all about?

Nov 3, 2020 — Recently you may have noticed some of the clean-shaven men in your life becoming fuzzier as their ‘staches, goatees, Fu Manchus, mutton chops and other furry face-warmers sprout predominantly over the brisk month of November. These sudden changes to their features foster a conversation about their noble goal: raise awareness and money for cancer research.... Read More

Take Care of Your Mental Health – World Mental Health Day: October 11

Oct 3, 2020 — Mental health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It may also affect how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices during an emergency. People with pre-existing mental health conditions or substance use disorders may be particularly vulnerable in an emergency. Mental health... Read More

Chess Throughout History

Oct 3, 2020 — Over the years, chess has spread throughout the world and enjoyed massive waves of popularity. While chess is thought to have originated as a war game, it was seen as a game of nobility and education in Europe in the 1500s. History has shown from actions in Europe around the year 1500 that chess had... Read More