October 18th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, October 19, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Baloo and King Louie, by Edward Russell on Flickr
Photo credit: Baloo and King Louie, by Edward Russell
October 18th is... The Jungle Book Day, National Chocolate Cupcake Day, National No Beard Day, World Menopause Day, Alaska Day (1867), Boost Your Brain Day, National Day of National Concern About Young People and Violence Day, Hard Boiled Guy/Girl Day, International Necktie Day, National Meatloaf Appreciation Day, Newpaper Comic Strip Appreciation Day, Roseanne TV Premiere (1988), Scary Black Cat Day, Persons Day (Canada), Doctor's Day (Brazil), World Cravat Day (Croatia)

MORE (3rd Thursday): Conflict Resolution Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, International Credit Union Day®, National Get Smart About Credit Day, Spirit Day,

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages...

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling (Author), Ángel Domínguez (Illustrator). Publisher: Racehorse for Young Readers; Reprint edition (June 14, 2016)The Jungle Book Day
- a 1967 American animated film produced by Disney Animation Studios. Released on October 18, 1967, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It was inspired by the stories about the feral child Mowgli from the book of the same name by Rudyard Kipling. Source

Read: The Jungle Book
-- Since its inception in 1894, The Jungle Book has enchanted readers — both young and old — with its invaluable moral lessons. By bestowing the animals in the stories with human traits, famed writer Rudyard Kipling gives readers timeless parables that teach family values and the importance of community. Featuring stunning, all-new illustrations by renowned artist Ángel Domínguez, this version of Kipling's masterpiece is a beautiful edition sure to continue to educate and inspire readers for decades to come.

Image: Disney The Jungle Book Deluxe Mini Cupcake DecorationsThe Jungle Book Cupcake Decorations -- . This set of 13 Jungle Book decorations not only look great on cakes but the kids will have a fun time playing with, collecting and trading these fun figures long after the party is over! These Disney cake toppers will help make any party a great success!

The Jungle Book Life Size Cardboard Cutouts -- Baloo, Bagheera, Mowgli, Sheer khan. Perfect For Children's Birthday Parties, Special Events, School, Corporate Events, Awards Programs, Fairs, Festivals, Galas, Fundraisers And Green/Eco Events.

The Jungle Book Clock -- This beautifully designed, custom made one-of-a-kind Vinyl Record Clocks are handcrafted in Ukraine and imported with care. Not available in stores, bringing originality and uniqueness to any room of your house! Looking for the perfect gift? This clock is a unique gift to your friends and family for any occasion.

Jungle Book Coloring Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Jungle Book coloring pages
The Jungle Book Free Printables and Activities for Kids
Other Jungle Crafts and Activities for Kids
5 The Jungle Book Crafts and Bare Necessities Craft Supplies
25 Fun Jungle Crafts for Kids
Jungle Book - collection of stories offering lessons about moral behavior
The Jungle Book Free Printables
The Jungle Book — Download Free at Planet eBook
The Jungle Book Online Games
Free Printable Jungle Animal Masks | Party Delights

Persons Day
- A day to commemorate the anniversary of the 1929 ruling that declared women to be persons in Canada. Prior to this ruling English common law prevailed (Women are persons in matters of pains and penalties, but are not persons in matters of rights and privileges).

No Beard Day
- Today is the day those with beards shave it off for a nice smooth clean shave. Let your family and friends see what you really look like underneath all that face hair.

Scary Black Cat Day
- A black cat is associated with evil. The Celts would sometimes sacrifice a cat in a bonfire during their festival. Witches were believed to be shape shifters and would most often take the form of cats. Sometimes they believed that cats were reincarnated witches.

Alaska Day
- the anniversary of the formal transfer of the Territory of Alaska from Russia to the United States which took place at a flag-raising ceremony at Fort Sitka on Friday October 18, 1867

Boost Your Brain Day
- Time to give a good exercise to your gray cells. Indulge in loads of brainstorming sessions and crack all those wacky puzzles.

National Chocolate Cupcake Day
- celebrated annually in the United States in honor of chocolate cupcakes. Frosted, filled, plain or gourmet style, cupcakes are sweet treats simple to make and delicious to eat.

Roseanne TV Premiere
- This comedy showed the blue-collar Conner family trying to make ends meet. Rosanne played wise-cracking Roseanne Conner, John Goodman played her husband, Dan, and Laurie Metcalf played her sister, Jackie.

World Menopause Day
- calls on every nation to make menopausal health a principal issue in their research and public health agendas in order to help women prevent unpleasant symptoms that can affect productivity and quality of life, as well as reduce rates of osteoporosis, heart disease, colon cancer and other aging- and hormone-related diseases.

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