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Learn About Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster!

Learn About Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster

Celebrate Chinese New Year with these tips! It’s time to celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Chinese New Year is here. Traditionally celebrated between January 21 and February 20 as it’s based on a lunar calendar, this year’s Chinese New Year falls on January 28. Celebrate the coming year with us at The Maria Sanchez

Find Out All About the California Gold Rush

All About the California Gold Rush

Learn about the California Gold Rush.   As Californians, we have the Gold Rush to thank for shaping our state’s history. The California Gold Rush, which began in early 1848, brought thousands of hopeful settlers to the region. As a result, the population boomed, and California was on the map. By the end of the

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

Benjamin Franklin Birthday and Fun Facts

Celebrate Ben Franklin’s birthday with these fun facts. As one of the Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin had an influential role in American history. We’d like to invite you to celebrate Ben Franklin on his birthday. January 17 is his 311th birthday. In honor of the occasion, we think you may enjoy these fun facts about Benjamin

Learn About the History of Celebrating New Years

About the History of Celebrating New Years

Learn how the New Year is celebrated throughout history.  The New Year has arrived, and it’s time we look toward the year ahead. The New Year brings plenty of opportunities to celebrate all of life’s blessings. However, before we look too far ahead, let’s take a step back to reflect on the history of the New Year.

Have a Happy Hanukkah with These Holiday Facts

Hanukkah Holiday Facts for You & Yours

It’s time to celebrate Hanukkah! It’s time for the holidays! Along with celebrating Christmas, it’s also time to celebrate Hanukkah for eight nights beginning this year on December 24. With delicious foods, lots of candles, and history, we invite you to check out all you need to know about what the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The Hanukkah

Celebrate Christmas with These Holiday Facts!

Christmas Holiday Facts for You & Your Family

Check out what you may not know about Christmas. If you’re Christian, you’re well aware that it’s time to deck the halls, trim the Christmas tree, and spend plenty of time with loved ones. The holidays are here, and it is time to celebrate Christmas. But, how much do we know about the holiday? We

Share Some Thanksgiving Trivia Around the Table this Year with These Fun Facts

Share Some Thanksgiving Trivia

Thanksgiving fun facts to share! Thanksgiving is here! It’s time to celebrate all that we’re thankful for in our lives. As we gather around the turkey and pumpkin pie, we’d like to invite you to share a little holiday trivia with friends and family. Check out these Thanksgiving facts. The turkey was in the running