Friday, August 8, 2014

August 8: Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day

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Betcha didn’t know there was a holiday called “Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day,” did you? It is for real – google it! Well, today is the day! Of course, this is also Senior Citizens Day. Why not combine them? Are there senior citizens in your neighborhood? Is there a nearby assisted living facility or nursing home? Why not start a new tradition?


Vegetable Baskets

Materials:

  • Baskets
  • Assorted vegetables

Directions:

  1. Let the kids assemble vegetable baskets.
  2. Include cards or notes that say something about your facility or organization.
  3. Something about the child or children who assembled that basket can also add a personal touch.
  4. You may or may not choose to mention that this is in celebration of “Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day”. It depends on whether or not you think people will believe you!

Check out the full August calendar. It includes floating holidays, specialty weeks, and specialty months.

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