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Monthly Archives: October 2017

This Day in History: Let’s Reflect on the Stock Market Crash of 1929

This Day in History: Let’s Remember the Stock Market Crash of 1929

October 29th marks the anniversary of “Black Tuesday,” the day when the New York Stock Exchange crashed. October 29th is a day that will live on as one of the darkest in American history.  On this day in 1929, the stock market crashed, causing America to spiral into the Great Depression. The Great Depression was

Let’s All Look on the Bright Side: It’s Positive Attitude Month

Let’s All Look on the Bright Side: It’s Positive Attitude Month

Let’s learn how we can make the most of Positive Attitude Month this October. Unfortunately, with the crush of daily stress and worries, it’s sometimes difficult to stay positive.  However, Positive Attitude Month asks us to take a step back and look at the bright side of things.  Having a positive outlook on life can

Pass the Spaghetti, Please! Today is World Pasta Day

Pass the Spaghetti, Please! Today is World Pasta Day

Today, let’s learn more about nearly everyone’s favorite food. October 25th is World Pasta Day, a day dedicated to celebrating pasta from all over the world.  This World Pasta Day, let’s consider these festive suggestions. 1) Pasta for every meal.  One way to celebrate World Pasta Day is to serve a different pasta dish for

Smile! It’s National Dental Hygiene Month

Smile! It’s National Dental Hygiene Month

Let’s learn how we can observe National Dental Hygiene Month this October. While our dental health should always be a priority, we should make extra efforts to maintain our oral health this National Dental Hygiene Month.  This October, let’s make sure we’re practicing good dental hygiene by making sure we follow the components of a

Let’s Get Reading! It’s National Book Month

Let’s Get Reading! It’s National Book Month

This October, we invite you to get involved with National Book Month. Every October, National Book Month encourages the public to celebrate their love of books and reading.  This month, let’s use some of these ideas to recognize this occasion with our families and friends. – Hold a literature family game night.  For a fun

Let’s Get Wordy with National Dictionary Day

Let’s Get Wordy with National Dictionary Day

We invite you to celebrate National Dictionary Day with us. National Dictionary Day is held on October 16th in honor of Noah Webster’s (1758-1843) birthday.  Webster was a spelling reformer that believed that English spelling rules were unnecessarily complex.  He spent 27 years compiling 70,000 words for his dictionary.  In his publication, he introduced new,

Celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s Birthday with Us

Celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s Birthday with Us

We invite you to join us in learning more about Great Britain’s first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. Today marks Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s (1925-2013) birthday.  Thatcher was Britain’s Conservative Party leader and, when she was elected in 1979, she became the first female Prime Minister in Britain’s history.  Let’s honor this female pioneer with