Category Archives: Holidays

Good Friday, Passover, and Easter Weekend 2018

Today is Good Friday.

Good Friday, also known as “Holy Friday,” is the Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. It is celebrated traditionally as the day on which Jesus was crucified.  …

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President’s Day 2018

Today we officially celebrate President’s Day.

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present.

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An Eventful Week

This is a very eventful week in the USA. Today, Monday, is President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Let’s celebrate the Republican president who kept our Union together and who freed the slaves from bondage.

Happy Birthday, President Lincoln!

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Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!

Now we bid goodbye to the wonderful year 2017, which brought us new hope in a new president who promised to Make America Great Again.

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Christmas 2017

Luke 2:8-14

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

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Thanksgiving 2017

Today, most of us in the United States will sit down to a feast of turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Sound about right? Ever wonder what the settlers and their native friends had for dinner on the first Thanksgiving?

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Veterans Day Weekend 2017

Saturday is Veterans Day, a day on which we honor and salute all who currently serve as well as all who have served in defense of our nation down through history.

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