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Let’s Learn About the History of Mardi Gras

Let’s Learn About the History of Mardi Gras

Let’s kick back, let loose, and celebrate this Mardi Gras. Today is Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras refers to the events of the celebration that begins after the Christian feasts of Epiphany and ends on the day before Ash Wednesday.  Interestingly, this celebration is always held exactly 47 days before Easter. Mardi

Go Dogs, Go! Today Marks the First Day of The Iditarod

Go Dogs, Go! Today Marks the First Day of The Iditarod

Learn more about this annual Alaskan tradition. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is a long-distance sled dog race held in the state of Alaska.  Every year, teams of 16 sled dogs and their mushers travel approximately 1,000 miles from the city of Anchorage to the city of Nome.  During the 8 to 15-day journey,

Shhhhhh! It’s Quiet Day

Shhhhhh! It’s Quiet Day

Lower your volume and stress levels this Quiet Day. Today is Quiet Day, an unofficial reminder that encourages us to lower our noise levels to live a healthier and more relaxed life.  While we might not associate noise with stress, research has shown that there is a correlation between noise and mental and physical well

Today is National California Day!

Today is National California Day!

Fun facts about the Golden State. As one of the largest and most populous states in the United States, California is one of the most interesting and historical states in the nation.  However, many do not know much about the so-called Golden State.  Here are some California fun facts. 1) California became the 31st state

Remembering Malcolm X on the Anniversary of His Assassination

Remembering Malcolm X on the Anniversary of His Assassination

Honoring the life and legacy of civil rights activist Malcolm X. Malcolm X (1925-1965) was an American Muslim minister and a major figure in the civil rights movement.  While at times controversial in his ideology, Malcolm X is honored as a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks and many consider him one of the

Please join us to Commemorate the Anniversary of Mister Rogers Neighborhood

Please join us to Commemorate the Anniversary of Mister Rogers Neighborhood

On this day in 1968, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood debuted. Today marks the 51-st anniversary of the first episode of the wildly popular children’s show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  Throughout its 870 episodes, Fred Rogers created a safe space for children to learn about themselves, others, and the world around them.  In 2018, the documentary Won’t You

Let’s Spread Some Love This National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Let’s Spread Some Love This National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Join us as we acknowledge National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, an event dedicated to spreading love and surprising others with small acts of generosity.  There are countless ways that we can show kindness today, from simply smiling at people we don’t know, to paying for someone’s