Thanksgiving

Photo: Melody Ayres-Griffiths, Turkey (Some rights reserved) Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest. (Other harvest celebrations include Day of the Dead). Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Traditional foods include …

Diwali

Photo Indu Harikumar, Diwali (Some rights reserved) Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in October or November each year, depending on the cycle of the moon HeadlinesHow Diwali is being celebrated across the world during Covid-19 Elsewhere on the WebWhat a wonderful Diwali – Flickr (2012) Photos Twitter MomentHappy Diwali WikipediaDiwali Planeta.com

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag As of 2000, Nevada Day is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Nevada’s libraries and other state offices are closed. 2021 Nevada Day is Friday, October 29. Please note that traditionalists celebrate on / complain that it is no longer …. October 31, Halloween. HistoryNevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its …

Armistice Day

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Armistice = an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time Questions How do we commemorate / celebrate Armistice Day? Videos Embedded Tweets WikipediaArmistice DayRemembrance Day (Australia)Veterans Day (USA) Planeta.com

Día de la Raza

Photo: Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz), Monumento (Wikipedia) Wikipedia: Día de la Raza es una de las denominaciones que se le da al 12 de octubre, día en que se conmemora el descubrimiento de América por el navegante Cristóbal Colón en 1492. Places Monumento a la Raza, Mexico City Monumento a la Raza, Medellin, Colombia Videos …

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Logo Source: The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to …

Oktoberfest

Lingo Cards (some rights reserved) Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Key Linksoktoberfest.de FYIFestival halls in Munich can seat 94,000 …