Monday, January 18, 2016

Upcoming Events the Week of January 18

Today is Make A Difference Day

January 18 MLK 2016 Pieces of Peace in Chester, PA 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army 151 W. 15th St. in Chester. Activities to include, arts and crafts,service projects, T-shirt decorating, A walking procession will leave at 1 p.m. to the Crozer campus to lay a wreath in honor of Dr. King in front of the Old Man building, former site of the Crozer Theological Seminary that Martin Luther King attended.

January 18 - 22 Healthy Weight Week we could all use a FATCHECK the holidays are over. Let's get it in gear. Start moving and ideally start moving away from unhealthy food selections.  It is no mystery we all know what they are.

January 18 The new Miniseries War and Peace on A+E, Lifetime and the History Channel starts at 9 p.m. on Mondays. I know reading the "big" book is often better but if you always wanted to know what "War and Peace" is about, here is your opportunity. Mondays 9 - 11 p.m.

January 18 - 22 is No Name Calling Week let's see which candidate breaks that rule.  My money is on.......................... We all know who likes to win any challenge.

January 19 Bonnie and Clyde 9 p.m. on WHYY-TV it is an American Experience,

January 21 WEBINAR: Healthy People 2020 Violence and Injury prevention will focus on activities and interventions related to teen dating violence. Join us on Thursday, January 21 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn how a community-based organization in Colorado is working to address dating violence through the Safe Dates program. You may register for this event at this link.

January 21 National Hug Day  Whether you hug a family member or a stranger, the mental and physical health benefits are the same. I find that interesting.

January 23 - March 27 Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens promises to be the largest and most diverse display ever.

January 23 is National Handwriting Day.  Why you ask? Is is the birthday of John Hancock.  Remember him and his large signature on the Declaration of Independence?Did anyone ever stay to you, Put your John Hancock right there?  Handwriting doesn't seem to be as vogue as it used to be we have texting and keyboarding and electronic signatures and if you agree press here. I used to have a neat and curvy signature, it was required in Catholic school and I was a heavy practicor of the Plamer Method what kids today would call Old School.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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