Category: Non-religious

It's My Birthday, Too!

It's My Birthday, Too!

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HELPFUL TIP: Many countries have a day of thanksgiving, and learning about this holiday and respecting the traditions associated with it can mean a lot to the people of that country. It begins in the reign of Alexander the Great, who conquered Syria, Egypt, and Israel, but allowed the lands under his control to continue observing their own religions and retain a certain degree of autonomy. Second only to the Vatican and currently eclipsing Lourdes, the Shrine of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo, exhibits the saint’s remains in a glass-sided coffin.
Mr. Mischief and the Leprechaun (Mr. Men and Little Miss)

Mr. Mischief and the Leprechaun (Mr. Men and Little Miss)

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Memorial Day, first called Decoration Day and celebrated on May 30, was established to honor those who died during the American Civil War (1861-1865), then subsequently those who died in all American wars. Follow-up: Have each group teach their holiday to the rest of the class using their poster. At Christmas, it is customary to receive a kiss under a sprig of what? This is followed by an explanation of the code of conduct and discipline required for a Khalsa.
Earth Day (Celebrations in My World (Library))

Earth Day (Celebrations in My World (Library))

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The day is a national holiday and most folks get a day off work. In the hadith of Aisha, she said; “Whenever the Prophet ﷺ has a choice between two matters, he would choose the easiest, unless it is sinful (act)” [Bukhaari]. Describe the wedding you've been to or heard about. Tell them things that are wrong with their ideas. The etymology of the name of the feast of Yule (Old Norse jól, Anglo-Saxon geohol and gehol) and the winter month (Anglo-Saxon giuli, geóla, Gothic fruma jiuleis, Old Norse ýlir) has not yet been completely explained, but the term may have originally meant something similar to "magic" or "feast of entreaty".
Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion

Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion

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I have received numerous apologies from Christians for the behavior of the Christian council members who walked out. In Vietnam, like in China it heralds the arrival of spring. One very common commemoration is the making of a May wreath which is hung on doorways, balconies, in chapels, and many other places. The last day of the celebrations is called Chinese Lantern Festival. In all of them the combined influences of the Amerindian, African, and European cultures are evident.
The Year You Were Born, 1983

The Year You Were Born, 1983

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These semiannual gatherings in April and October have been observed by Church leaders and members alike almost since the organization of the church on April 6, 1830. During the midwinter festival Makar Sankranti, Hindus bathe in rivers such as the Ganges (Ganga) and offer water to the Sun god. Music, prayer and joyous parades, are part of the celebrations, "Las Fiestas Patronales" varies slightly in the different towns. You can find holiday party invitations, tableware, and decorations for virtually any holiday.
A Letter to Amy (Picture Puffins)

A Letter to Amy (Picture Puffins)

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Or it may have come from the same root as "east", associating the source of the rising sun with the resurrection ("rising") of Christ. The dates for these festivals keep on changing in a calendar year. On the third Monday in January, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday as a federal holiday. Originally, the colour associated with Saint Patrick was blue. We refer to the 1st of January as New Year’s Day. Even today, December 6th is the day children in Holland receive their gifts — although Saint Nicholas travels from Spain rather than the North Pole and may be accompanied by one or more assistants ("black Peters", who are either Moors or people who were blackened by climbing up and down chimneys). (In Germany the assistant of St.
Pooh and the Storm That Sparkled (Disney First Readers)

Pooh and the Storm That Sparkled (Disney First Readers)

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In many it is a time for giving gifts, exchanging Christmas cards, and having Christmas parties and discos in schools or workplaces, which often take place over several weeks before Christmas Day. The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. One restaurant chain in Texas is warning customers that it may offend them by being too "politically incorrect" this holiday season. [...] The chain restaurant posted signs outside its nine Texas locations about two weeks ago that read, "Notice: This store is politically incorrect.
The Ultimate Sleepover Party Book

The Ultimate Sleepover Party Book

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For moderate latitudes, this discrepancy increases (for example, 12 minutes in London) and closer to the Poles it gets very large. The card was designed by John Calcott Horsley, and helped popularize the expression "Merry Christmas". Census 2013 figures released yesterday show any claim to a Christian majority in New Zealand is shaky, with fewer than 1.9 million people affiliated with a church, down from more than 2 million in 2006. Marks the end to the Polish Christmas Season - February 2.
Surprise!

Surprise!

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It seems that many Christians are of the opinion that Christians own the winter season. The Presbyterian Church generally disapproved of Hogmanay. Fun recipes, simple how-tos and must-know tips for making every celebration even better. The holiday is named after two among the numerous Early Christian martyrs named Valentine. Amsterdam has historically been a great seaport, and Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas) as the protector of sailors has been its patron saint. They will be happy with my Islam InchAllah.
Grandma's Smile

Grandma's Smile

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In Prince Edward Island the holiday is called “Islander Day,” while in Manitoba it is “Louis Riel Day,” after the founder of the province. Games to Play at Your Harry Potter Party: Printables for Easy and Entertaining Things To Do With a Group Find time-saving printable templates for all ages. In Italy, a nativity scene, a ‘presepe’, is usually put up in churches, town squares and often in houses and is for many the most important parts of Christmas decorations.