(Sunday, June 16)

Father’s Day facts:

According to Hallmark, Father’s Day is the fourth-largest card-sending occasion with 72 million cards given every year. 

Fifty percent of all Father’s Day cards are purchased for fathers, according to Hallmark. Almost 20 percent of Father’s Day cards are given to husbands. 

Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, is credited with starting Father’s Day after hearing a sermon on Mother’s Day while attending church with her father. Dodd wanted to honor her father, William Jackson Smart, a Civil War veteran who raised six children after his wife died during childbirth.


Father’s Day activity ideas: Happy Fathers Day Sticker by Todd Rocheford
  • Go camping
  • Play video games
  • Take a music class
  • Have a backyard movie night
  • Go to a car show
  • Have a game day
  • Have a dance party
  • Dress up and have a dinner outing 
  • Get moving (and maybe competitive) Fathers Day Father Sticker by Canticos World
Dad Jokes: 
  • What’s the difference between a dad joke and a good joke? A parent.
  • My wife said I should do lunges to stay in shape. That would be a big step forward.
  • What do you call a fish wearing a bowtie? Sofishticated.
  • What did the daddy buffalo say to its son before it left for school? Bison.
  • How do you make Lady Gaga cry? Poker face!
  • I just invented a car that runs on herbs… I think I invented thyme travel.
  • Did you hear about the yacht builder that had to work from home? His sails went through the roof.
  • Why did the phone wear glasses? Because it lost all its contacts.
  • My wife laughed at me when I told her I could make a car out of macaroni. You should’ve seen her face when I drove pasta!
  • It was a lovely wedding, even the cake was in tiers.
  • What does a baby computer call its dad? Data.
  • What’s the best way to watch a fishing show? Live stream.