Today is May 24, 2016 - Marengo, IL 60152
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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
Senior PGA Championship | NATL - Sports and Entertainment- May 24-29. The 2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be played at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Guarantee your place in history when the legends of the game and the newest members of senior professional golf compete in the most prestigious Major Championship in senior golf. For more information visit PGA.com.
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
National Senior Health and Fitness Day | NATL - Public Interest- 23rd annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.
National Missing Children's Day | NATL - Public Interest- Missing Children’s Day is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. It serves as a reminder to continue our efforts to reunite missing children with their families and an occasion to honor those dedicated to this noble cause.
Thursday, May 26th, 2016
National Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day | NATL - Public Interest- To encourage the public to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle, this day celebrates the health, taste and convenience benefits of fruits & vegetables.
Friday, May 27th, 2016
Golden Gate Bridge Opens | NATL - Historical- On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
Saturday, May 28th, 2016
Amnesty International Founded | NATL - Public Interest- On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
Sunday, May 29th, 2016
Sierra Club Founded | NATL - Public Interest- Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
Indianapolis 500 - Mile Race | NATL - Sports and Entertainment- The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
Monday, May 30th, 2016
Memorial Day | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military- Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
Your Mailing Address May Win You $30 | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number- On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
Friday, June 3rd, 2016
National Donut Day | NATL - Public Interest- Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
Saturday, June 4th, 2016
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
Monday, June 6th, 2016
D-Day Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
First Drive-In Movie Opens | NATL - Public Interest- On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
Thursday, June 9th, 2016
McHenry County IL Genealogical Society - Monthly Meeting | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Meeting, Genealogy- McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) will feature a presentation by Sandra Trapp who will discuss, “Using the Newberry Library for Family History Research”. The Newberry library has been offering research resources since 1887 as one of the premiere research libraries in the U.S. Information will be provided to help you prepare for a visit, inform you of the research aids their website offers, and provide an overview of their materials.
Sandra Trapp has presented numerous program for various local genealogy organizations and libraries. She volunteers at the Naperville Family History Center as its Resource Chairman and serves as a director of the Genealogical Forum of Elmhurst. She has been researching her ancestors, her husband’s , son-in-law’s and friends families for 15 years.
The meeting will be held at The Pointe, 5650 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (next to Target) at 7:00 pm Thursday, June 9, 2016.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 815-687-0436.
Price: FREEThe Pointe Outreach Center
5650 Northwest Highway Crystal Lake, IL 60014McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society 815.687.0436 email@example.com
Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Tear Down This Wall Speech | NATL - Historical- In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Flag Day | NATL - Public Interest- In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Saturday, June 18th, 2016
First American Woman in Space | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride, physicist and pilot, became the first American woman in space when she began a six day mission aboard the space shuttle 'Challenger'.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016
Fathers Day | NATL - National Holidays, Fathers Day, Dad, Family- Annually the third Sunday in June we honor all Fathers. Be sure to give Dad and Grandpa a big hug and thank you!
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