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March 2018

Purim

March 1, 2018
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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, a vizier in the Persian Empire. Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays in the Jewish calendar.

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Holi

March 2, 2018
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This day full of color and laughter is a Hindu festival which celebrates the triumph of good over bad.

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St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

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This day is in memory of St. Patrick, who became the patron saint of Ireland. Originally it was a smaller celebration which changed once the Irish emigrated to the U.S. Now this holiday has a much larger celebration often including parades.

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Passover

March 30, 2018 - April 7, 2018
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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the story of Exodus, which describes the Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt. This holiday lasts for eight days and is one of the most celebrated Jewish holidays. On the last day of Passover the Jewish people make special blessings or prayers along with a ceremonial meal which consists of symbolic foods like Paschal lamb and bitter herbs.

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Good Friday

March 30, 2018
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Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. This is celebrated by all Christians. Catholics fast and pray to commerate the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

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April 2018

Easter Sunday

April 1, 2018
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Easter Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion. Although now it is more associated with Easter parades and Easter eggs thus the holiday is now celebrated by more that just Christians.

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Qingming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day)

April 5, 2018
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The Qingming Festival usually is the start of spring where people go and sweep tombs to show respect for their ancestors.

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Orthodox Good Friday

April 6, 2018
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The Orthodox Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Orthodox churches often read 12 sections from the gospels

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Orthodox Easter Sunday

April 8, 2018
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Orthodox Easter Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion. In Orthodox churches, people bring baskets that have items like wine, bread and other food items associated with their faith to be blessed at the church.

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Vaisakhi

April 13, 2018
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Vaisakhi is the start of the new year for the Sikhs, the day also celebrates the ancient Hindu spring harvest festival. People wear traditional clothing and prepare food from locally grown ingredients.

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May 2018

May Day (International Labor Day)

May 7, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day first of May, repeating indefinitely

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This holiday in the United States celebrates the shift to the standard eight hour work day. May Day can represent the beginning of spring in many other countries.

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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day second of May, repeating indefinitely

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Mothers Day is celebrated all over the world in which people give thanks to their mothers and celebrate motherhood.

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Ramadan

May 16, 2018 - June 14, 2018
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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. During Ramadan people fast from sunrise to sunset without any food or water. Eating and drinking only after sunset.

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Shavuot

May 19, 2018
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Shavuot is a two day holiday where people renew their acceptance of God's gift, the Torah.

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Memorial Day

May 28, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day last of May, repeating indefinitely

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Memorial Day is a United States day for remembering all those who have died while serving in the armed forces.

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