Mark your calendars! International Youth Day is August 12

globeInternational Youth Day is commemorated every year on August 12. The United Nations Focal Point on Youth selects a theme for the day with input from youth organizations and members of the UN Inter-Agency Network in Youth development and organizes a commemoration of the Day at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Youth around the world are encouraged to organize activities that raise awareness about the situation of youth in their country and highlight organizations, programs, and policies that support youth leadership.

Plan a service project, an event to raise awareness about your organization, or host a membership drive for

Want to help set a world record? Join LEGO Build Days at Red Clay schools! All are welcome!

lego bricksSince 1980, the world record for tallest LEGO tower has been set an unbelieveable 43 times! But, only 3 of those records were in the U.S.

So, this August, Red Clay Consolidated School District plans to beat the record! Students have been collecting and building sections of the tower. Red Clay has scheduled several build days over the summer, allowing kids from the area to stop in with a parent or guardian and add to the tower!

LEGO Build Days:

  • July 11, 2013; 1 to 3 p.m., Linden Hill Elementary School
  • July 12, 2013; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Linden