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July 29th Is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies

Image: Photographs of Lasagna (c) FreeFoto.com. Photographer: Ian Britton

Photo Credit: Photographs of Lasagna,
by Ian Britton. Supplied by FreeFoto.com under Creative Commons License

July 28th is... National Chicken Wing Day, National Lasagna Day, National Lipstick Day, All American Soap Box Derby Day, To the Moon Day (NASA founded in 1958), Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary, National Talk in An Elevator Day (Last Friday in July), Rain Day, System Administrator Appreciation Day (Last Friday), International Tiger Day, National Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities and coloring pages...
Image: Tallmadge Hill: The Story of the 1935 All-American Soap Box Derby, by Ronald Reed (Author). Publisher: iUniverse (March 8, 2013)
National Hamburger Day

-- The Soap Box is a youth soapbox car racing program which has been run in the United States since 1934. In 1933 Myron Scott, a photographer for Dayton, Ohio newspaper Dayton Daily News, put together an impromptu race for 19 boys. There was so much interest that Scott arranged a bigger race, with prize money for August 19. An amazing crowd of 362 kids showed up with homemade cars built of orange crates, sheet tin, wagon and baby-buggy wheels.... Source
Read: Tallmadge Hill: The Story of the 1935 All-American Soap Box Derby, by Ronald Reed
-- Ronald Reed is first, and foremost, a derby fan. Growing up in suburban Akron, he attended his first All American race in 1949 at age seven. Since then he has missed only three. By his personal account, he has witnessed more national derby races than any living person. He never raced as a boy, lacking the skill to construct a racer. As he explains it, The trouble was everything I made looked like I made it.
Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Printable Soap Box Derby Tournament Brackets
Pinewood Derby Printables
Soap Box Derby Car Favor Box : DIY Printable PDF
• Printable Sports Certificates
Build a winning soap box derby car
Easy Soap Box Derby Car Build
Soap Box Derby Papercraft
• Soap Box Derby coloring pages



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