International Day of Happiness is TODAY! It’s Tucson’s first time celebrating and there’s a lot of fun to be had. From a flash mob dance to my family band, The Nap Skippers, rocking – there’s free festivities all weekend. The mayor will be there at 11:45am!

Nap SKippers Tucson family band
The Nap Skippers

Thanks to Anita Fonte of Do Happy Today for putting this together. In this article written by Kristen Cook of the Arizona Daily Star, Anita explains Arizona only ranked a 20 out of 50 for well-being. That doesn’t make me happy to hear, but I think there’s such a big opportunity to improve this.

I love this poster of “Ten keys to happier living” by Action for Happiness. It’s simple and reminds you of the simple things that equate to living happily!

10 Keys to Happier Living from ActionForHappiness.org
10 Keys to Happier Living from ActionForHappiness.org

In conjunction with this poster – learning new things is one of the keys to happiness. This afternoon there are free workshops at the downtown Pima County Library. I’ve got some fun and EASY crafts for kids at 1:30pm.

Here’s the schedule for today’s celebration of International Day of Happiness from Do Happy Today!

MARCH 20, 2015

JACOME PLAZA (in front of Main Library)

11:30 am – Happiness Sprinkling Project
11:45 am – City of Tucson Mayor Rothschild’s Proclamation for International Day of Happiness.
1:00-1:30 pm – Performances! HOPE’s Melody of Life Choir, Dancing in the Streets and The Nap Skippers.

AT JOEL D. VALDEZ MAIN LIBRARY

Free All-ages Workshops in the Children’s Meeting Room, Joel D. Valdez Library.
1:30 pm – Julie Originals crafts @ 1:30
1:30 pm-4:00pm Poster coloring with David Kish in Library lobby
2:00 pm DITS Ballet with Joey
2:30 pm – Animal Balloons with Cheri
3:00 pm Laughter Yoga with Loti and Jana
3:30pm Feng Shui with Kevin

ANYTIME:

You can Participate with us from anywhere! Take a picture, upload it and use hashtag: #dohappytoday

HAVE A HAPPY DAY! – Julie

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