Grand Things to Do

Every day this week:

  • Follow our Twitter, Facebook, and website and share the Generations United messages.  Check out our Grandparents Day Social Media Guide for sample content.  Make sure to tag your messages #DoSomethingGrand.
  • Let your grandparents, grandchildren and other older and younger people in your life know you think they are special.
  • Volunteer with and advocate on behalf of another generation.
  • Encourage your friends and family to swap their regular Facebook profile or cover photos with one that includes their grandparents and/or grandchildren and keep it up throughout the week.
  • #TakeAGrandie for Generations United’s “Grandie” contest! Learn more
  • Help us get a Google Doodle for Grandparents Day! Learn more

Tuesday, September 8

Wednesday, September 9

Thursday, September 10

Friday, September 11

Saturday, September 12

Sunday, September 13 – GRANDPARENTS DAY

  • In Bad Axe, Michigan? Take your grandparents or grand friends to “A Song for Grandma and Grandpa,” a free concert hosted by singer/songwriter Johnny Prill. Learn more
  • Live near Palm Beach, Florida? The Flagler Museum has an opportunity for you to share your own family history. Learn more
  • Will you be near Roeland Park, Kansas? The Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Program has a family picnic. Learn more
  • In Berwyn, Illinois, Gift of Hope is having a Grandparents Day potluck dinner for their Grandparents and Others Raising America’s Children Support Group. Learn more
  • In Richmond Hill, Georgia, Georgia Game Changers Running Co. will be hosting a DO Something GRAND Fitness event. Learn more
  • Encourage your friends and family to visit or contact their grandparents and grandfriends.
  • Volunteer Together. Older adults and youth can make a difference by volunteering and having fun at the same time. See other ideas in our Take Action Guide.

All Year Round