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Activity Ideas for the week of December 13th, 2021

12/13 National Cocoa Day  Cocoa is different from Hot Chocolate. Click here for a quick article on the difference. 12/14 Charlie Rich was born American Country and Western Singer . He began his career while serving in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1950s, but did not have major success until the 70’s when …

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Activity Ideas for the week of December 6th, 2021

This week is Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekCheck out his great article from the American Occupational Therapy Association on Older Driver Safety. 12/6  St. Nicholas Day St. Nicholas is known for selling all his possessions and giving his money to the poor. Raised as a devout Christian, St. Nicholas dedicated his whole life to serving …

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Activity Ideas for the week of November 29, 2021

11/29 Start of Chanukah Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE 11/30 National Day of Giving On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving charities, families, businesses, community centers, …

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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 …

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Activity Ideas for the week of November 1, 2021

11/1 – National Cinnamon Day Discussion Ideas: what is your favorite recipe that uses cinnamon?  Activity Ideas: put some cinnamon and cloves (an orange peel if you have one) and let simmer.  The house will smell wonderful and should bring back holiday memories.   11/2 – Day of the Dead Discussion Ideas: What do you and …

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Activity Ideas for the week of October 25, 2021

10/25 – Monday – National Greasy Food Day Celebrate greasy food day by ordering a pizza or picking up some French fries! Discussion IdeasWhat is your favorite greasy food?  Fried chicken, French Fries, Pizza 10/26 – Tuesday National Pumpkin Day Celebrate by carving a pumpkin. You might also make a pumpkin pie.  Click here for …

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