Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day  (Turkmenistan) * (see below)
Independence Day (St. Vincent & Grenad...)
* (see below)
National Day (Greece)
Flag Day (Greece) * CLICK HERE
National Tell a Story Day (Scotland and England)

Cranky Co-workers Day
Navy Day
Feast-day of St. Elesbaan (Roman Catholic)
Feast-day of Abbán, early Irish saint in Munster and Leinster, associated with many other churches (Roman Catholic)
Feast-day of St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia. (Roman Catholic)
* Fantasy Fest (Key West, Florida, USA)  (2012) From penultimate Friday - last Sunday in Oct (10 of 10) 
* Independence Day  (Turkmenistan) celebrating independence from USSR in 1991
* Independence Day (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) celebrating independence from  Britain in 1979

Fête de la Héliotrope   Translation:  Heliotrope Day (French Republican) The Sixth day of the Month of Brumaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toasts of The Day

 "To friends: as long as we are able
To lift our glasses from the table."
- Traditional
- Alternative -
Na Zdravi (Na zdrah vi) Translation:
To Your Health
 - Czech - In celebration of  Independent Czechoslovak State Day
- Alternative -
Stin Eyiassou! (Stin Eye-ee-yass-ooh) Translation:
To Your Health!
- Greek - In clelebration of The "Ohi day"

Drink of The Day

1 Part Gin
1 Part Sweet red Vermouth
1 Part Campari
Stir into Glass over ice, Garnish and serve in an Old Fashioned Glass.
- It is an apéritif, a pre-dinner Cocktail intended to stimulate the appetite.

Wine of The Day

Desert Wind (2007) "Ruah", Wahluke Slope
Columbia Valley

Beer of The Day

 Two Hearted Ale
Brewer - Bell’s Brewery, Galesburg, MI, USA
Style - American IPA
ABV - 7.1%

Joke of The Day

A boy  was just being potty trained and his mom tried this new method with 6 steps:
1. Unbutton pants
2. Pull pants down
3. Pull foreskin back
4. Pee
5. Push foreskin forward
6. Pull pants up and button up
She walked past the bathroom one day and heard him going 1,2,3,4,5,6 and she was thinking she did good.
Then she walked past the next day and heard him saying real fast 3-5,3-5,3-5...

Quote of The Day 

"An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do."
- Dylan Thomas (born Dylan Marlais Thomas - October 27th, 1914 - November 9th, 1953), a Welsh poet and writer

October Observances

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
American Cheese Month
American Pharmacist Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Apple Jack Month
Apple Month
Awareness Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Children's Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign (10/1-12/31)
Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month
Clergy Appreciation Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Cookie Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Diversity Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Eat Country Ham Month
Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair, Improve Your Home Month (10/1-3/31)
Fair Trade Month
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month
Financial Planning Month
Gay and Lesbian History Month
German-American Heritage Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Hog Wild, Eat Country Ham Month
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Intergeneration Month
International Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Drum Month
International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month
Italian-American Heritage Month
LGBT History Month
Long Term Care Planning Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Month of Free Thought
National "Gain The Inside Advantage" Month
National AIDS Awareness Month 
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
National Canine Good Health Month
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Construction Toy Month
National Cookbook Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Field Trip Month
National Gain the Inside Advantage Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Popping Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month
National Vegetarian Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Pear and Pineapple Month
Photographer Appreciation Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons Month
Rhubarb Month
Right Brainers Rule! Month
Sausage Month
Second Binary Month (2of 3) (0s and 1s)
Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month (Different Than Squirrel Appreciation Day in January)
Tackling Hunger Month
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Wishbones for Pets Month (10/15 - 11/30)
Women's Small Business Month
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Blindness Awareness Month
World Menopause Month

Observances this Week

Disarmament Week, October 24th to 30th
Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week, October 24th to 30th
World Origami Days, Oct. 24th to Nov. 11th
Shocktober A.K.A. Shocktoberfest, Last Week of October
Devil Days, Last Week of October
International Horror Festivals, Last Week of October
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week,
Last Week in October
International Magic Week, Last Week in October
Kids Care Week, Week of October 27th, Monday to Sunday
Red Ribbon Week (Drug Prevention), Last Week of October
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week,
Week Before Daylight Savings Day

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