A Day For Family And Friends

August 5th, 2011

Family! Friends! Loved Ones! Sunday, August 7 is your day.

The first Sunday in August is American Family Day and National Friendship Day. This day was meant to be spent with the people you love.

American Family Day

The concept of American Family Day originated in Arizona. It began as a state holiday in 1978 and quickly spread throughout the country. While it’s not an official holiday yet, it’s still a great reason to throw a reunion, get together with the extended family or call long-distance relatives.

Friendship Day

It began in 1935. Some people think it was created to help improve public morale and interpersonal relationships after World War I. Not much else is known about the origins of Friendship Day, but since then it is has become an internationally recognized event.

Our Shared Lives

Not every family is perfect. Not every friendship lasts. But we all have people we care about. People who mean everything to us. Who are always there for us through good times and bad. On Sunday, August 7, share some smiles with the people who make your world a better place to be.

How Will You Celebrate?

Looking for to celebrate on August 7? Gather your friends and family together for a:

  • Picnic
  • Trip to the park
  • Movie
  • Shopping spree
  • Outing to an amusement park, museum or any other attraction
  • Time to eat, chat and laugh

It doesn’t really matter what you do. What matters is that you do it together.

So how will you spend American Family and Friendship Day? Leave a comment to share your plans, and thank you for reading the PeopleFinders people search blog.

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