World Chocolate Day

Photo: Name the flower July 7 is World Chocolate Day, chocolate said to have been introduced from Mexico to Europe on this date in 1550. We celebrate #WorldChocolateDay by giving a shoutout to Doña Lucia and family, makers of Chocoluchy. There are many fine cooks and vendors of chocolate goodness in Oaxaca, Mexico. Embedded Tweets …

Fathers’ Day

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains Wikipedia: Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March, April, and June. Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. …

Diversity Days

Poster Free, open, and public. We celebrate Diversity Days May 21 and 22 as a deep dive into the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo) (May 21) and the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) …

Ramadan

Photo: Ramadan Moon 2022 dates: April 2-May 2 Wikipedia: Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars …

Mothers’ Day

Photo: Mark Pegrum, HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family When is Mothers’ Day?The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador celebrate Mother’s Day on May 10. Bolivia celebrates on May 27. Russia celebrates the last Sunday of …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. Hashtags: #CindoDeMayo #5deMayo The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities …

Arbor Day

Photo: Nebraska State Line Arbor Day = Last Friday in April Arbor Day is a special day dedicated to raise awareness of trees and the critical role they play in the Earth’s environment. In addition, it’s a day to celebrate nature and encourage people to plant trees. Hashtag: #ArborDay Embedded Tweets WikipediaArbor Day Planeta.com

Dawn Chorus

Lingo Cards Dawn Chorus = the singing of a large number of birds before dawn each day, particularly during the breeding season Dawn Chorus DayFirst Sunday in May. Dawn Chorus Day has grown from a small event in Birmingham, England in the 1980s to a global annual celebration, enjoyed in over eighty countries.wildlifetrusts.org Embedded Tweets …

Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Webmzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets WikipediaFreedom Day Planeta.com