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August 22, 2017 is National Tooth Fairy Day. The tooth fairy is a mythical character who leaves a gift of some sort — though it is usually money — under a child’s pillow after they’ve lost a tooth. Many children experience pain or fear when losing a tooth, so the story about a tooth fairy who rewards them helps comfort them. Adults can celebrate by practicing good dental hygiene.


Lafayette Family Dentistry in Lafayette offers exams, oral cancer screenings, veneers, dental implants and more. For more information, call 973-579-7888.

Cornerstone Dental in Hillsborough offers routine dental care, veneers, teeth whitening, dental implants and more. For more information, call 908-304-9409.

Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates in Toms River focuses on oral health for infants, children and teenagers. For more information, call 732-473-1123.

Moorestown Dental Professional in Moorestown provides fillings, dentures, crowns, teeth cleaning and more. For more information, call 856-533-0900.

August 22 is also National Be an Angel Day, National Pecan Torte Day and National Bao Day.

For similar celebrations, check out Today in NJ: National Toothache Day and Today in NJ: National Children’s Day.


Today in NJ, 2016: Eat a Peach Day

August 22, 2016, is Eat a Peach Day. The peach originated in China. They are filled with vitamins A, B, C, E and K, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese and zinc. They also contain sugars and dietary fiber. Peaches are used to make pies, tarts, fruit salads, jams and cobblers. To celebrate, eat a fresh peach or cook your favorite peach dessert.

The Frog and the Peach in New Brunswick offers many different specials throughout the year. One going on now is the peach festival menu which features 5 courses with peaches and rose. Their lunch hours are Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Their dinner hours are Monday through Thursday from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm and Sunday from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm. For more information, call 732-846-3216.

Demarest Farms in Hillside offers pick your own peaches, apples and pumpkins. Besides fruit and vegetables they also have a from-scratch salad bar, bakery, deli, ice cream parlor, doughnuts, apple cider and unique gifts. They are open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. For more information, call 201-666-0472.

Raven & The Peach is a fine dining restaurant in Fair Haven. They offer lunch and dinner and ala carte menu. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Sunday from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. For more information, call 732-747-4666.

Sunny Slope Orchard in Bridgeton offers yellow and white peaches, yellow and white nectarines and apples. For more information, call 856-451-0022.


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