Holidays

If you want to learn about a holiday, click on the links below it.

Overview of Major U.S Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. ( third Monday in January)

Chinese New Year

Groundhog Day ( February 2nd)

Valentine’s Day – (February 14th) is a day  where people expresses feelings of friendship and love for other. They send cards called “Valentines” to others

Presidents’ Day ( third Monday in February)

Mardi Gras is a multi-day carnival festival where people enjoy dancing, music and food before Lent begins.

St. Patrick’s Day – March 17th

April  Fool’s Day – 4/1

Earth  Day (4/22)

  • http://www.elcivics.com/earth-day-lesson-1.html

Easter

Mothers’ Day (second Sunday in May)

 

Memorial Day (last Monday in May)

 

Independence Day ( 4th of July)

Labor Day (first Monday in September)

9-11

Events of 9/11 – Hero lies in you

Halloween ( October 31st)

Veterans Day (  November 11)

Thanksgiving

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday and is often called the Festival of  Lights .

Kwanzaa is a multi-day festival that celebrates  African American heritage.

Christmas

General

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