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2019 Calendar_ FINAL

2019 Calendar_ FINAL

2019

Please visit us at www.appleseed.net

Johnny Appleseed Junior Ecology Club

Pledge:

I promise to be…
A help to our ecology!

Help Johnny
connect the dots!

Can you draw the apple tree?

Draw the tree in the box to the right.

ECOLOGY
Word
Search

Color
this page
for fun!

The Plastic Bottle Piggy Bank saves your money and the environment.
Made from a plastic 2 liter soda bottle, you can decorate it like a piggy or your favorite animal.

JANUARY

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 23 4 5

New Year’s Day

6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Adriana Galo 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Bowie, MD

Wrap up! 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

Keep the thermostat
set to 68 degrees!
Martin Luther
King, Jr. Day

27 28 29 30 31

Turn off lights and electronics and water when not using them to conserve energy and prevent waste.

FEBRUARY

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2

3 456 Groundhog Day
10
789

Artwork and ecology tip by: 11 12 13 14 15 16

Aaron Calhoon
Bartlesville, OK

Don’t keep the water 17 Lincoln’s Birthday Valentine’s Day 22 23
running while you’re 24
brushing your teeth. 18 19 20 21

Presidents’ Day 26 27 Washington’s Birthday

25 28

Composting helps the soil and the environment.

MARCH

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2

3456789

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Ash Wednesday

Veronica Kemmett 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Somerville, MA

Daylight Saving
Time Begins

17 18 19 20 21 22 23

Participate in cleanup
days at a beach or park.

St. Patrick’s Day First Day of Spring

24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Passover

31

Reuse, Recycle & Reduce. Turn a milk jug gallon into a bird feeder.

APRIL

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2 34 5 6

April Fool’s Day

7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Shawn Viger 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Concord, NH

Palm Sunday Tax Day Good Friday

Don’t drink bottled 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
water! Use a reusable

bottle instead.

Easter Earth Day 30

28 29

You should try to leave no trace and pick up trash when you see it to keep water clean. Mr. Trash wheel helps a lot!

Tell about your picture in 24 words (or less)
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FOLD HERE

INSTRUCTIONS…

As good Johnny Appleseed Jr. Ecology Club members, we know you want to help keep our city clean, and save our country’s energy. We would like you to
COLOR a picture in FELT TIP PEN of an ecology project that shows how to make a useful item out of usually discarded materials (trash) or a deed that can be
performed to help save our country’s resources and prevent waste and pollution. Be sure to draw and COLOR your picture inside the box at the bottom of
this entry form. Then fill in your name, address, age and the name of your Johnny Appleseed Club sponsor. Mail your drawing to the Johnny Appleseed Club
before July 31st. Winners will be announced by mail. If your entry is chosen, you will win $100, and your entry and photo will be featured in the 2019 Johnny
Appleseed Jr. Ecology Club Calendar. It’s fun…so draw and COLOR your Ecology picture today…and you may be one of the winners!

GOOD LUCK!

You May Win $100! Join the winning Johnny Appleseed®

members whose pictures you see over the calendar pages!

Just color a picture showing your idea on how to make a useful item out of old things you would normally throw away
or a deed that can be performed to help save our country’s resources and prevent waste and pollution.

As you know, the Johnny Appleseed program is to help you learn how to save money…AND
our environment. And here is a chance for you to do both. Just color a picture of your idea on
how to make things out of old or used items, anything that can make a useful item, or how our
country’s valuable resources can be conserved and protected by actions taken by you, your family
and friends. Use your IMAGINATION. Then fill in your name, address and age, stamp the entry
form, and mail directly to the Johnny Appleseed Club. (The address is already on the entry form.)
You could win $100 for your idea if you are one of the winners. It’s fun…so color your picture
today…and mail your entry BEFORE July 31st to be considered for the 2020 calendar. All entries
postmarked after that date will be entered in the following year’s calendar contest. We’ll be
looking for your picture.

Name (Print Clearly) ______________________________________________________________Age _____________________ Remove
Address _____________________________________________________________________ Phone _____________________ this sheet
City ____________________________________________ State __________________________ Zip_____________________ from calendar
carefully.

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➡ INSTRUCTIONS … SEE OVER ➡

COLOR PICTURE HERE

FOLD HERE Stamp and mail your entry to the Johnny Appleseed Club on this pre-addressed letter.

_________________________ PLACE
_________________________ STAMP
_________________________ HERE
Your return address here.

Johnny Appleseed®
Junior Ecology Club
8436 Ledge Circle
Trussville, AL 35173

MAY

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

12 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Cinco de Mayo

Kathryn Stansbury 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Nottingham, MD

Mother’s Day Armed Forces Day

Borrow books from the 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
library or a friend instead

of buying a new copy.

Sharing books is a great

way to reduce waste!

26 27 28 29 30 31

Memorial Day

We can help the environment by recycling old water and soda bottles and creating games like bowling.

JUNE

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1

Artwork and ecology tip by: 2 345678
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Lyla Hittler
Milledgeville, GA

Flag Day

Be sure to pick up your 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
FUN GIFT this month

from your Johnny

Appleseed sponsor.

Father’s Day First Day of Summer

23 24 25 26 27 28 29

30

Walking, carpooling, and biking are good for our environment. Cars and trucks are pollutants.

JULY

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2 34 5 6

Independence Day

7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Matthew Viger 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Concord, NH

Choose toys that 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

won’t break easily

so you aren’t always

buying more stuff or

creating more trash.

28 29 30 31

Parents’ Day

My picture shows the recycled wardrobe, which uses recycled paper so there isn’t as much waste. You can even draw on it.

AUGUST

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Gabrielle Myers 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Warner Robins, GA

18 19 20 21 22 23 24

Bring re-usable bags to
the grocery store!

25 26 27 28 29 30 31

A trash picking up car that has cranes to pick up trash, a straw that sucks up trash and uses the trash for gas.

SEPTEMBER

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2 3 45 6 7

Labor Day

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Artwork and ecology tip by:

Grandparent’s Day Patriot Day

Josie Kaplan 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Epsom, NH

Be sure to pick up your 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

FUN GIFT this month

from your Johnny First Day of Autumn Johnny Appleseed’s
Appleseed sponsor. Birthday

29 30 31

Rosh Hashanah

This is a picture of me and my Grandma helping in the town clean-up where I live in Sparta, GA.

OCTOBER

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 23 4 5

6 78 9 10 11 12
18 19
Artwork and ecology tip by: 26

Darrian Greene 13 14 15 Yom Kippur 17
Sparta, GA
16

Help your mom or dad 20 Columbus Day 22 23 24 25
plant a tree to help 27
shade your house on 21
hot summer days.

28 29 30 31

Halloween

This picture is about a fish and Game Officer picking up trash.

NOVEMBER

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2

34 56 78 9
14 15 16
Artwork and ecology tip by: Daylight Saving 11 Election Day 13 21 22 23
Time Ends 28 29 30
Lucas Condi 12
Penacook, NH 10 Thanksgiving Day

Stop using regular 17 Veterans Day 19 20
batteries! Buy 24 27
18
rechargeable alkaline
batteries instead!

25 26

Milk jug recycling into rocking chairs.

DECEMBER

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

1 2 3 45 6 7

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15
Artwork and ecology tip by: 16 17 18 19 20 21

Sara Lummus
Cumming, GA

Don’t keep the water 22 First Day of Winter
running while you’re 29
brushing your teeth. 23 24 25 26 27 28

Hanukkah Christmas Eve Christmas Day Kwanzaa

30 31

New Year’s Eve

Hey kids! Be sure to ask for your
2020 Johnny Appleseed calendar kit.

The Story of Johnny Appleseed As he was a small man, his bartered clothing usually fit him poorly. This led to some of the humorous
descriptions of his appearance in those early years. Like many settlers, he went barefooted a great deal
Johnny Appleseed in real life was one John Chapman, born Sept. 26, 1774, near Leominster, because shoes were hard to come by and seldom fit his tough gnarled feet. As he ate no meat, he carried
Massachusetts. Little is known of his early life, but he apparently received a good education which helped a stewpot or kettle with him. In this he could gather nuts or berries in season, carry water, get milk from
him in his later years. By the time he was 25 years old, he had become a nursery man and had planted a settler’s cow, boil potatoes, or drop a handful of coarse-ground meal into the boiling water to make an
apple trees in the western portions of New York and Pennsylvania. Some of the orchards in those areas unpalatable but nourishing meal. He has been pictured wearing such a pot on his head, but more likely he
were said to have originated with his apple trees. kept it tied to his pack rather than letting it bounce on his head.

When the rich and fertile lands lying south of the Great Lakes and west of the Ohio River were opened He preferred to walk, carrying his precious apple seeds and the simplest of camping gear on his
for settlement in the early 1800s, John Chapman was among the very first to explore the new territory. back. He also used a boat, canoe, or raft to transfer larger loads of seeds along the many waterways.
This was the Northwest Territory from which the states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois were later Customarily, he obtained his apple seeds every fall. At first, he went back to the cider presses in western
formed. For nearly half a century Johnny Appleseed roamed this territory. When settlers arrived, they found Pennsylvania, where he selected good seeds from the discarded apple pressings. He washed the seeds
John Chapman’s young apple trees ready for sale. In the years that followed, he became known as the carefully and packed them in bags for planting the following spring. In later years, as cider presses were
Apple Tree Man or Johnny Appleseed. located in the new territory, he gathered his seeds closer to home.

His manner of operation was simple. He went into the wilderness with a bag of apple seeds on his back There is no way to estimate how many millions of seeds he planted in the hundreds of nurseries he created
until he found a likely spot for planting. There he would clear the land and chopping out weeds and brush in the territory lying south of the Great Lakes and between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. This was his
by hand. Then, he planted his apple seeds in neat rows and built a brush fence around the area to keep out service to mankind.
straying animals. His nurseries varied in size. Some were only an acre or so, others covered many acres.
John Chapman never married, but loved people and especially children. As the settlers moved into the
He did all the work himself, living alone for weeks at a time with the Indians and wild animals for wilderness, his lonely nights were fewer because he was a welcomed guest at every cabin. Many a night
companionship. He never carried a gun or weapon of any kind. He was a deeply religious man who lived by after the simple meal, he would hold them all enthralled with his stories or read to them from the Bible or
the Golden Rule and had no fear of man or beast. Indians accepted him as a friend, and he is reputed to from some of the religious material he carried.
have talked at time to the wild animals who watched him as he worked in his nurseries. Undoubtedly, they
sensed his kind and gentle nature. Once, it is reported, he was caught by a snow storm and crept into a It was with such friends that he spent his last night. He had been living near Fort Wayne, Indiana, when
hollow fallen tree for shelter. He found it occupied by a hibernating bear and her cubs, but spent the night word came one March day that cattle had broken through the brush fence around one of his nurseries
there nonetheless. There is no report, however, of how much space he kept between them and himself. some twenty miles away. Although it was a raw spring day, he set forth immediately to repair the damage.
On his return trip he was stricken with a disease known as the winter plague. He found shelter with
John Chapman was a practical businessman as well as a sincere Christian. Somewhere, somehow, he had friendly settlers but failed to survive the attack. A newspaper account gives the date as March 18, 1845,
caught a vision of the wilderness blossoming with apple trees, orchard after orchard of carefully nurtured but other dates have been given. Such confusion is not at all surprising when one remembers that this kind
trees, whose fragrant blossoms gave promise of a fruitful harvest for the settlers. Willingly he endured and gentle man was known by the name of Johnny Appleseed to almost everyone, and only a few knew
the hardships of his wilderness life as he worked to make his dream come true. His sturdy young trees that his true name was John Chapman.
lightened the hearts and lifted the spirits of many settlers, for there is a suggestion of a permanent and
loving home when one plants fruit trees around a cabin. Many of his young seedlings may have crossed the plains in covered wagons to produce their bountiful
fruit in the western states. Certainly, his fame did, for the name of Johnny Appleseed is known throughout
He sold his trees for a few pennies each, accepting any of the coins current on the frontier. Some had no all of the United States and elsewhere in much of the world. People continue to improve their environment
cash, and from those he accepted a simple promise to pay at a later date. Few failed to keep their word. He in Johnny Appleseed’s manner whenever they plant a new seedling!
sometimes accepted payment in used clothing.


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