June 2018

“I am only one, but still I am one.

I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.

I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”

—Helen Keller


ACTIVITIES (like planting, for instance–things you can do on a personal, local level)

For the Flying Things: The birds, the bees, and butterflies!



Gardening This Month:


  • Follow Color Us Empowered on Facebook where I share the best articles, videos, and other information about all aspects of gardening (among other things) that I can find.



LGBT Pride Month

June 12:

  • Anne Frank Day   

June 16:

  • Tri-State VegFest
    • Where:  The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison, New Jersey       
    • Time:   12 – 6 pm
    • Cost:  Early Bird Price: $15
      • All day General Admission Tickets: $20 online pre-sale/$30 Door
      • Kids 12 and under Free
      • Parking: Free
    • For More Info:

June 19:

  • Juneteenth
    • Celebrating African-American freedom and achievement; anniversary of the day slaves in Texas were notified of their emancipation

June 20:

  • World Refugee Day