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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Let’s All Wish Mark Twain a Happy Birthday!

Let’s All Wish Mark Twain a Happy Birthday!

We invite you to celebrate Mark Twain’s birthday by enjoying some of his best-known quotes. November 30th marks American author Mark Twain’s (born Samuel Clemens) birthday.  Among Twain’s most famous literary works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  Known for his wit, humor, and satirical style, Twain has long

Let’s Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Let’s Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Let’s all find out how we can celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November. Native American Heritage Month provides a platform for the indigenous people of the United States to showcase their culture, traditions, and so many other aspects that guide their ways of life.  This month fosters awareness of Native American cultures and asks

Join Us as We Observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Join Us as We Observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  We invite you to try out these suggestions to get involved. Backed by the United Nations, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women looks to end the global pandemic of violence directed against women.  This international day raises public awareness

On This Day in History: Charles Darwin Published his On the Origin of Species

On This Day in History: Charles Darwin Published his On the Origin of Species

On November 24th, 1859, Charles Darwin published his groundbreaking book On the Origin of Species. Charles Darwin, known as the father of natural selection, was an English natural scientist and researcher.  Darwin became interested in botany and natural sciences when he was a young boy and this fascination with the natural world carried him throughout

Join Us as We Observe National Epilepsy Awareness Month

Join Us as We Observe National Epilepsy Awareness

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month; let’s all learn more about this condition and find out how we can get involved this month. National Epilepsy Awareness Month is an annual designation recognized in November.  This month looks to educate the public about this condition and dispel some common misconceptions about epilepsy and seizures.  Epilepsy is

Let’s Remember Our History: The Gettysburg Address

Let’s Remember Our History: The Gettysburg Address

On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address. On November 19th, 1863 President Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of a military cemetery in the midst of the American Civil War.  Long regarded as one of the most memorable speeches in American history, the Gettysburg Address rallied the

Keep Our Kids Safe; November is National Child Safety & Protection Month

Keep Our Kids Safe; November is National Child Safety & Protection Month

The month of November is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers our children face every day. National Child Safety & Protection Month was a campaign created to spread awareness of the threats that children face in their daily lives.  This month serves as a reminder to parents, caregivers, and educators alike about the importance