Activity Ideas for the week of November 8, 2021

11/8 – National Home Care Aide Week

Thank a caregiver this week!

11/9 – Actor and bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno was born on this day in 1951

Some of you may remember Mr Ferrigno from the 1980’s show The Incredible Hulk. Click here for a short clip.  

11/10 – National Vanilla Cupcake Day

Discussion ideas: Do you like vanilla cupcakes?
Celebrate by visiting your local bakery to pick up a cupcake.

11/11 – Veterans Day

This holiday honors military veterans who served in the military. The federal holiday coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which marks World War I. These observances reflect the end of significant hostilities at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Armistice with Germany took effect.

Click here for a list of restaurants offering free meals to veterans on Veterans Day.  
Click here for a list of local area veterans day deals for veterans.  

11/12 – National French Dip Day

What is a French Dip? Served up hot, tender slices of beef or pork on a French roll make up a delicious sandwich. Celebrate by swinging by an Arby’s restaurant to pick up one or two. Or make your own!

Click here for a French Dip recipe from The Pioneer Woman. 

11/13 – World Kindness Day

Five fun ways to celebrate world kindness day:

  • compliment the first 3 people you see today
  • pick up litter
  • leave a generous tip
  • send flowers to a friend
  • text someone to let them know how awesome they are

11/14 – National Pickle Day

 Snack on a pickle to celebrate