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National Guacamole Day – Sept 16

All you need is a ripe avocado and a pinch of salt! Whether with chips or carrot sticks, on a sandwich or on tacos, this heart-healthy side takes the spotlight every September 16th on National Guacamole Day. To make this tasty green dip, all you really need is a ripe avocado…
SuzanneG
August 28, 2021
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National Teddy Bear Day – September 9th!

One of the Most Iconic Toys! For many, favorite childhood memories would be incomplete if not accompanied by a special stuffed bear. Since its creation, the teddy bear has become one of the most iconic toys for children and a popular collector’s item for adults. To honor this common nursery…
SuzanneG
August 28, 2021
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National S’more Day

Americans Buy 90 Million Pounds of Marshmallows each year! Whether you prefer yours lightly browned or charred to a crisp, chances are you think “marshmallows” when you imagine cooking over a summer campfire. In fact, Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows each year! Add a piece of chocolate and…
SuzanneG
July 30, 2021
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Raising Awareness & Protecting Rights The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and to protect the rights of the world's Indigenous populations. This event also acknowledges the achievements and contributions of Indigenous people. This recognition is celebrated around the…
SuzanneG
July 28, 2021
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National Drive Through Day July 24th

Drive-Throughs Inspired by Drive-Ins Americans have become accustomed to the convenience of a drive through. We do so many of our day-to-day errands using a drive through whether it is picking up our morning coffee, mailing a letter, handling a banking transaction, or picking up our prescriptions. You can even…
SuzanneG
June 29, 2021
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KHS Finds a New Partner: Environmental Education and Research Center (EERC)

UW Restoration Ecology Network Site, Dr. Warren Gold Newsletters – St. Edward State Park EERC (stedwardeerc.org) Working Together for Kenmore Kenmore Heritage Society is excited to introduce our new collaboration partner, the Environmental Education and Research Center located at Saint Edward Park. The EERC’s mission is to provide integrated environmental education and…
SuzanneG
June 29, 2021
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Celebrating Women Pilots

From Amelia Earhart to Kenmore Air's: Grimm, Judd, Peterson, Rzeplinski, and Stemwell Amelia Earhart's Birthday - July 24th Aviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart is most famous for becoming the first woman to complete a solo flight across the Atlantic. Flying a red Lockheed Vega from Grace Harbor, Newfoundland to Derry, Ireland,…
SuzanneG
June 28, 2021
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National Buffalo Soldiers Day – July 28

Where Did The Name "Buffalo Soldier " Come From? No one knows for certain why, but the soldiers of the all-Black 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments were dubbed “buffalo soldiers” by the Native Americans they encountered. One theory claims the nickname arose because the soldiers’ dark, curly hair resembled the fur of…
SuzanneG
June 28, 2021
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McMaster Heritage Award Celebrates 20 Years

The McMaster Heritage Award, now in its 20th year, honors a local citizen who, through volunteerism and service, has made a positive difference in the Kenmore community. Established in 2002 by the Kenmore Heritage Society, the award bears the name of John McMaster, the man who named Kenmore on January…
SuzanneG
June 28, 2021
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Smile! National Camera Day – June 29

Photography is Part of our Everyday Life National Camera Day celebrates the fact that photography, once so complicated it took a scientist to understand, is now part of our everyday lives. The word “photography” is based on two Greek words that, when put together, mean “writing with light.” It’s a…
SuzanneG
May 30, 2021