A veritable cornucopia of links.
Lots of side dishes, a couple of mains, and a few desserts. I suggest trying a little bit of everything.
|List of Thanksgiving Meal Locations|
Perhaps a chance to offer meal supplies or help for the meal.
|Turkey Trots |
Find the closest turkey trot and run the day away.
|The Great Thanksgiving Listen|
“The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national movement that empowers young people—and people of all ages—to create an oral history of the contemporary United States by recording an interview with an elder, mentor, friend, or someone they admire using the free StoryCorps App.”
|Black Friday 2019: Here’s a list of stores that will be open Thanksgiving Day |
“Here’s a list of retailers that will be open for business, but check back because there may be more added before the holiday. “
|Breaking the Turkey Wishbone: A Thanksgiving Tradition |
“Ever wonder where the wishbone tradition came from? Well here’s a little trivia for your Thanksgiving table: It all started with the ancient Romans, who pulled apart chicken clavicles—formally known as the bird’s furcula—in hopes of achieving good fortune.”
|Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade|
Get all the details, including the lineup, and trace the route.
|Thanksgiving: Why We Love It and How To Make It Count|
The Thanksgiving feast is thus a reminder that time has a way of helping us forget the harshness that life can hand out, but that if memories of harder times do resurface, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes those memories can serve to remind us to not make the same mistakes and to be more grateful for what we have.
|2019 NFL Thanksgiving schedule: Cowboys draw surprising matchup, how to watch and stream |
“Although that bowl of gravy is a long way away from being in your hand ahead of Thanksgiving Day in 2019, we can go ahead and start thinking about the NFL’s schedule for that holiday right now, thanks to the release of the full 2019 NFL schedule.”
|2019 Thanksgiving Fun Facts – Infographic with 61 Facts |
Stump your friends and family with your massive amount of Thanksgiving facts.
|National Dog Show 2019 on Thanksgiving: How to watch, start time, live stream, TV |
Find showtimes for the dog show.
|14 Thanksgiving Movies to Prep You for the Holidays|
The fall is the perfect time to ease into snuggling up on the couch and settling in for movie marathons. Even more so when the holiday season is starting. You’ve binged the Halloween classics and now it’s time to move on to some serious cheery holiday season prep.
|Holiday Volunteer Opportunities for Long Island Kids, 2019 |
“From fundraising to food drives to helping make wishes come true, we’ve put together a list of Long Island organizations looking for volunteers this holiday season as well as throughout the year. You can also check out the Long Island Volunteer Center, which is a great resource of nonprofits in your area.”
|Your 2019 Thanksgiving week TV guide: Football, parades, sitcoms and ‘Charlie Brown’ |
“In addition to the traditional Thanksgiving Day broadcast of parades and football games — and of course, the National Dog show — this year brings more than a week of Turkey Day-themed shows.
We get special Thanksgiving Day episodes of lots of sitcoms and dramas, a new original Thanksgiving movie, a “Saturday Night Live” clip show, the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving classic and a little Food Network inspiration.”
|Best Thanksgiving meal kit and turkey delivery services this holiday|
“The beauty of these outfits is you can preorder your organic, heritage or pasture-raised turkey now, ahead of time, but have them shipped for the week of or days before Thanksgiving because, honestly, who has extra room for a 15-pound turkey in their fridge or freezer?”
|Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving? |
“Growing up in upstate New York, I used to wonder at the irony of the turkey. Throughout the year, we’d see all types of animals daily: squirrels and chipmunks; deer innocently dropping their heads into my mother’s shrubs for a nibble; even the occasional bear, clumsily sifting through our garbage in search of a late-night snack.”
|37 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids to Try This Thanksgiving |
“These easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids are just the thing to keep your littlest guests occupied ahead of Thanksgiving dinner. Whether you choose to make one of our favorite projects prior to Thanksgiving Day or leave a few craft supplies at the kids’ table, you really can’t go wrong with one of these easy projects. But what do glue sticks, sequins, and pony beads have to do with Thanksgiving, anyway? Well, each of these crafts is themed in accordance with the holiday, for starters (think: turkey place card holders, scarecrow Mason jars, and pilgrim hat paper cups).”
|Long Island restaurants open for Thanksgiving |
Instead of making a turkey, make a reservation at one of these restaurants open on Thanksgiving.
|The Invention of Thanksgiving |
“The first Thanksgiving was not a “thanksgiving,” in Pilgrim terms, but a “rejoicing.” An actual giving of thanks required fasting and quiet contemplation; a rejoicing featured feasting, drinking, militia drills, target practice, and contests of strength and speed.”
|New Black Friday 2019 deals|
Free Sennheiser headphones, $294 PS4 Pro, $95 Dyson vac and much more. Start your search here, move on to the store circulars.