Monday, November 28, 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
November is a wonderful time of year to look at all we have to be thankful for and recognize what we can do to give back. Here are just a few special days recognized & celebrated in November. Wow! Did you know there were so many?
November is Family Stories Month - November is the perfect month to recognize the traditional pastime of family stories as we spend time with loved ones to give thanks and enjoy home-based festivities. Family stories are tales about people, places and events related to the members of our immediate family or their ancestors
National Family Literacy Day – Focuses on the importance of family literacy. First held in 1994, the annual event is officially celebrated on November 1st, but many events are held throughout the month of November.
World Kindness Day (November 13) and World Kindness Week (November 14-20) The purpose of World Kindness Day/week is to look beyond ourselves, beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our culture, our race, our religion; and realize we are citizens of the world.
National Family Volunteer Day (November 19) Designed to showcase the benefits of families working together, and volunteer as a family. National Family Volunteer Day is held the Saturday before Thanksgiving and kicks off National Family Week
National Family Week (November 20-26) National Family Week embraces the premise that children live better lives when their families are strong. It is observed during Thanksgiving week.
THANKSGIVING DAY (November 24) Families and friends eat a special meal, made to remember the Pilgrims, who came from England in 1620 to make a new life in North America.