Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season!
HAGERSTOWN FFA PARTNERS WITH WAYNET.ORG
The Hagerstown FFA recently partnered with WayNet.org to create the questions for a new AGRICULTURAL QUIZ. The questions range from "preschool simple" to "old farmer difficult". Test your knowledge of this important Wayne County industry!
History of Gingerbread
Short History of Fruitcakes
Explore the origins & history of some other traditional
IF YOU'RE FLYING....OVER THE RIVER
Flight Tracker - to see if Uncle Bob's flight is on time.
Indianapolis International Airport
Dayton International Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
The Washington Post offers 25 travel tips for making air travel
OR DRIVING....THROUGH THE WOODS
Indiana Road Conditions
Ohio Road Conditions
Kentucky Road Conditions
National Traffic and Road Closure Information
If you're driving to Aunt Nell's, check these practical tips for
your car for safe winter driving.
You say the kids have only been on winter break one day and they are already BORED? Here are some ideas to keep them busy:
Games Kids Play
Magnetic Poetry Online
Christmas Party Games
TRACK SANTA'S SLEIGH ON CHRISTMAS EVE
NORAD Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve
NASA Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve
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CHRISTMAS STORIES & TRADITIONS
For answers to questions from "Why do we decorate with evergreens and poinsettias?" to "What is it with fruitcake?", visit How Christmas Works.
Links to crafts, traditions, stories, and a "write to Santa"
Enjoy reading a brief history of Santa.
Rent a movie with a Christmas theme
Learn about Christmas celebrations around the world.
Boxing Day is celebrated in the British Isles - What is Boxing
Christmas cards were first printed in 1843. Learn more about
**Start your own tradition - Send a WayNet.org Holiday E-Card!**
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
So, what exactly *ARE* the twelve days of Christmas?
Read "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry
Religious Christmas Traditions
The Christmas Story, according to the Book of Luke
The Book of Matthew discusses the first Christmas
Locate the worship service of your choice by visiting WayNet's
list of local religious organizations.
MORE WINTER HOLIDAY LINKS
Read the story of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) & learn the traditions.
Learn about Kwanzaa
Learn about Ramadan
HOW TO ICE SKATE
Whether you are invited to go skating in Oxford, OH at the Goggin
Arena or if you're lucky enough to have a frozen pond in your backyard,
you're still going to need to know how to ice skate!
How to Ice Skate
Goggin Ice Arena, Miami U., Oxford, OH (approx. 30 min. drive)
HOW TO SURVIVE WINTER IN INDIANA
Here are some tips on crucial skills for surviving winter in Indiana.
Stocking up for Winter - Winter Storm Check List
How to Remove Ice From Your Windshield
How to Free a Car Stuck on Ice or Snow
Winter Preparedness Safety Tips
Learn How to Stay Warm - Frugally
Study Ways to Save on Heating Costs
Know Your Types of Sleds
Find a good Hot Coca Recipe (and don't forget the marshmallows!)
Explore new ideas for combating "cabin fever'
YEAR END GIVING
If this is the time of year you take a look at your finances and decide you would like to make a donation to your favorite charity, you can make a wise choice by visiting Guidestar to review local not-for-profit's
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WayNet > People > Clubs & Not-for-Profit Organizations
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