World Smile Day

Collection of "Smile" products
Collection of “Smile” products

50 years ago, Harvey Ball of Worcester, MA created the smiley face to remind people to do something nice for someone else. Since 1999, Worcester celebrates World Smile Day on the first Friday of each October. Since then, the celebration has spread around the world.

“Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile!” Harvey Ball

Yellow smile face icon Friday, October 3, 2014 is World Smile Day. Worcester, MA. Here’s some information about it. Download the Smile image from the Worcester Historical Museum so you can help spread the happiness. Social media fans are being asked to use hashtags: #shareasmile2014 and #smileyface50. Now, go make someone smile!