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It’s Almost National Freedom to Marry Day!

National Freedom to Marry Day

National Freedom to Marry Day takes on new meaning this year! For years, National Freedom to Marry Day has been observed on February 12th. Just a few days before Valentine’s Day, this observance was a reminder that all people – regardless of their sexual orientation – deserve the opportunity to be in a committed, caring

National Book Month: A Real Page Turner

“Fall” In Love With National Book Month!

Curl up with a good read to celebrate National Book Month!  Reading is powerful. Through books, we can be transported to foreign lands, live life through another person’s eyes, delve subjects previously undiscovered to us, and more! People might be concerned that nobody reads in our digital age, but that’s just not true! Think of

Celebrating Our Symbol: Flag Day

Flag Day June 14th

Spotlight On The Star-Spangled Banner Today marks Flag Day. It may seem odd to celebrate our symbol of freedom rather than just celebrating the freedoms themselves. In America, though, our flag has such a significant history that it is worth celebrating! Our flag has grown with our country, starting off with just 13 stars to represent

Take Action On World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Turn Your Attention To The Earth Today Today is the UN’s World Environment Day. While it is not a public holiday, countries including Kenya, Poland, New Zealand, Spain, and the US all celebrate in a variety of ways, including holding parades and concerts to raise awareness of environmental issues, planting trees, and organizing clean-up events.

Brothers & Sisters Unite: National Siblings Day

Celebrate Your Siblings Today We have a Mother’s Day, a Father’s Day, and even a Grandparent’s Day. It only makes sense, then, that we would also have a Siblings Day to celebrate our brothers and sisters. Our families would not be what they are without our siblings. Even when they annoy us to no end,

The Importance Of Today & Tomorrow

Today Is Saint Joseph’s Day, And Tomorrow Is The First Day Of Spring Two significant events occur over the next couple days. Today is Saint Joseph’s Day, and tomorrow marks the Vernal Equinox. Saint Joseph’s Day When there was drought and famine in Medieval Sicily, the Italians prayed to Saint Joseph, the earthly father of

Celebrating The Chinese New Year

Let’s Celebrate the Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Chinese year 4713 begins on Feb. 19, 2015. Chinese months are reckoned by the lunar calendar, with each month beginning on the darkest day. New Year festivities traditionally start on the first day of