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29 Jun 2012
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Purple Pencil Independen

Wednesday is the 4th of July aka Independence Day! How are you celebrating? With a barbecue? Fun at the beach? A fireworks show?For this week's Purple

15 Jun 2012
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Purple Pencil FatherR

It's Father's Day weekend! If you have a father or father figure, spend some time with him this weekend. Have an adventure. Go to a baseball game. Pla

9 Jun 2012
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Purple Pencil Animation

Today is the 78th “birthday” of Donald Duck. Mickey Mouse's pal made his screen debut in the Disney short The Wise Little Hen in 1934.Who is

1 Jun 2012
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Purple Pencil Food Holid

Today is National Doughnut Day! Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts at participating locations and Dunkin Donuts is giving away a free donut wi

12 May 2012
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Purple Pencil MotherR

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 13th!Make the day memorable - write a Mother's Day story!You can:- Write a story as her Mother's Day present.- Take M

4 May 2012
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Purple Pencil Star Wars

It's Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you!Do you like reading or watching science fiction? If you are a fan of Harry Potter or The Hunger Games or &

28 Apr 2012
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National Poetry Month Ad

April is National Poetry Month, So, write a poem. If you have never written a poem before, just give it a shot. It doesn't have to rhyme, but it can.

31 Mar 2012
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Purple Pencil April Fool

April Fools' Day is this Sunday, April 1st!Are you a practical joker? Do you like pulling pranks? Or are you usually the one who gets punked?If you co

24 Mar 2012
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Purple Pencil Women̵

March is Women's History Month! What woman has had the biggest influence on your life? What women currently in power do you respect? In what way(s)? W

16 Mar 2012
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Purple Pencil St. Patric

St Patrick's Day is tomorrow, March 17th!Irish or not, people dress in green, watch parades - and basketball, eat traditional foods like corned beef a