Oconee Today -- June 19
Happy Father's Day!
1. A chance of morning thunderstorms will transition to mostly sunny skies and hot temperatures for Father's Day. Highs will be in the upper 90s, with a heat index of over 100, according to the National Weather Service.
2. Fathers might enjoy Out of this World: Star Wars Sunday at the Oconee County Library from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteer costume enthusiasts from the Georgia 501st Legion will dress as characters from the series.
3. Pick up some steaks, hamburgers, chicken, or hot dogs to throw on the grill for a Father's Day cookout. Local grocery stores like Publix, Kroger, and Bell's Food Store have sales on many of the items needed to have a celebration. For example, check out the Father's Day Meat Sale at Kroger.
4. Ever wonder how many dads stay at home to care for young children? How many men's clothing stores are there in the U.S.? What about hardware stores? The answers to these and similar questions can be found through U.S. Census data. Take a peek at Father's Day Facts.
5. Celebrate Dad! What is the best piece of advice that your father, grandfather, or other influential man in your life has given you? Share in the comments section!