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October 19, 2017

Also on this day...
Dress Like a Dork Day
Purple Thursday - wear purple to honor victims, and support survivors, of domestic violence

Peter Max was born in 1937, and Divine was born in 1945.  Philip Pullman was born in 1946, and Jennifer Holliday was born in 1960.
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October 18, 2017

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Luke - Patron of Physicians and Surgeons

Hagfish Day - "we can find beauty in the ugly and protect all ocean animals"
National No Beard Day

An exhibition of Henri Matisse's works opened at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, in 1961.  One work, "Le Bateau," was exhibited upside down for over a month.

Lotte Lenya was born in 1898.  Pierre Trudeau was born in 1919, and Paul Chuckle, children's entertainer, was born in 1947.
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October 17, 2017

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017
Book Signing
HICKORY STICK BOOKSHOP
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
2 Green Hill Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Store Phone: 860-868-0525
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017
Book Signing
I AM BOOKS
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
189 North Street (North End)
Boston, MA 02113
www.facebook.com/iambooksboston
Store Phone: 857-263-7665

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017
Book Signing
GIBSON'S BOOKSTORE
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
45 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
www.gibsonsbookstore.com
Store Phone: 603-224-0562
This store has a wonderful book chat space, so Tomie spends some time before the autographing, sitting in a comfy chair, answering questions.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017
Book Signing
NORWICH BOOKSTORE
10:30 a.m. - Noon
291 Main Street
Norwich, VT 05055
www.norwichbookstore.com
Store Phone: 802-649-1114
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October 16, 2017

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Hedwig
Feast of St. Gerard Majella - Patron of Expectant Mothers

Learn a Word Day
National Dictionary Day - Noah Webster's birthday is today
World Food Day - honors the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN in 1945
National Multicultural Diversity Day - educators celebrate NMDD to "increase awareness of the tremendous need to celebrate our diversity collectively"

Jadwiga was crowned "King" of Poland, in 1384, despite being a woman.

Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900, and Sugar Pie DeSanto, singer, was born in 1935.
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October 15, 2017

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Teresa of Avila - Patron of Headache Sufferers

National Grouch Day
International Day of Rural Women - the UN recognizes "the critical role and contribution of rural women"

"I Love Lucy" premiered in 1951.

Virgil was born in 70 B.C.  Friedrich Nietzche was born in 1844, P. G. Wodehouse was born in 1881, and Mervyn LeRoy was born in 1900.
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