Tuesday, December 22, 2020. December 22 is National Cookie Exchange Day. It is a day when cookies and tins appear at cookie parties. The host throws a holiday party for family and friends, to which everyone brings delicious homemade cookies to share around. Cookie exchanges are a centuries-old tradition dating back to medieval times. The … Read moreNational Cookie Exchange Day
Monday, December 21, 2020. Today is the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere), all thanks to the tilt of the earth. In some places, the day is a day of feasting and celebration, in any case it is a reason to rejoice, because after today, you’ll … Read moreWinter Solstice
Tuesday, December 29, 2020. The Christmas rush is over, and you should be feeling calm. But there are things you still need to do. On December 29, don’t forget to take advantage of Still Need To Do Day, when folks across the country will use what remaining time they have in the year to make … Read moreStill Need to Do Today
Today is Giving Tuesday. Share your blessings and give generously. Coming in 2021, we will have our greenhouse in place and will be beginning our planting for spring and summer gardens. Thanks to the generosity of the grant program in Neosho County, we will have the things needed to help our community with food needs. … Read moreToday is Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving ! The Erie City Public Library is closed from today, November 26, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020 at 8 am. Enjoy your holiday!
November 25, 2020. The First Thanksgiving was celebrated in the Plymouth Colony between the by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Tribe in 1621. At the meal along with the wild turkeys they cooked, they probably had some vegetables but there were no potatoes in the New World until much later. There were probably wild fruits … Read moreThe First Thanksgiving
November 24, 2020. Turkey Day ! This week we are exploring the dishes that we eat at Thanksgiving. Turkeys as well as ducks and other fowl were probably on the menu for the first meal. They may also have had fish and deer with their meal for the meat portion.
November 20, 2020. Today is World Children’s Day. McDonalds uses this day as a kickoff fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities. It is celebrated around the world as a way to celebrate children and benefit RMHC chapters around the world.
November 18, 2020. Today is try a new cookie recipe day. Go to Pinterest of any other cooking website and find a cookie recipe to try out. Here is one that sound especially good for fall: https://fakeginger.com/cranberry-orange-cookies/
Today is November 17, 2020. Homemade Bread Day!! Bread has been made for thousands of years. Estimates date it’s origin back to 5000-10,000 B.C. In our modern world, most of us have little time to make our own bread until of course, the Covid crisis and many began to practice the home arts of baking … Read moreHomemade Bread Day !