A highlight of this month’s happenings.
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs estimates there are around 19 million veterans in the U.S. You probably know one — so hug a vet today!
America Recycles Day
Are you ready to take your recycling game to the next level? Take the pledge!
Take a Hike Day
Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned hiker, find a trail near you and enjoy the scenic wilderness in your area.
Education Support Professionals Day
Show some love to your school’s front office staff, bus drivers, security staff, and other support staff who contribute to a child’s education.
The practice of sending turkeys to the White House began in the 1870s. In 1989, George H.W. Bush granted the first official turkey “pardon.”
Small Business Saturday
While nearly any warmer-than-usual day in fall is often called Indian summer, a true Indian summer must have these traits:
Occurs between Nov. 11 and Nov. 20
Warm weather following a period of true cold weather or a hard frost
A hazy atmosphere
Clear and cool nights, in significant contrast to the daytime temperatures
Produce in season this month includes apples, arugula, bok choy, cauliflower, chard, endive, leeks, onions, parsnips, pears, pumpkins, radishes, and spinach.