December Holiday & Observance Calendar
Copyright 2004 & Up / Gone-ta-pott.com - All rights reserved. SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER : The Narcissus stands for self-love. Zircon, Turquoise, or Lapis Lazuli (traditional) Meaning: Prosperity About the month of December December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. In Latin, decem means "ten". December was also the tenth month in the Roman calendar until a monthless winter period was divided between January and February. December is the month with the shortest daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest daylight hours of the year in the Southern Hemisphere. December starts on the same day of the week as September. ____________________________________________________________ ITS NATIONAL MONTH OF? • Birthday Month of Bingo • Read A New Book Month • Safe Toys and Gifts Month • Love Your Neighbor Month ___________________________________________________________________________ ITS NATIONAL WEEK OF? Week One • Deaf Heritage Week Week Two • You're Doing Good Job! Week ____________________________________________________________ ITS NATIONAL DAY OF? Day-Long Observances December 1 Day With(out) Art Eat A Red Apple Day Bifocals at the Monitor Lieration Day December 2 Coats for Kids Day Abolition of Slavery Day Special Education Day December 3 Disabled Persons Awareness Day December 4 National Dice Day Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day December 5 Bathtub Fun Day Discovery Day (Haiti) Walt Disney's Birthday National Commute With Your Baby Day International Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development December 6 Special Kids Day Pawnbrokers Day December 7 Letter-Writing Day Civil Aviation Day Teacher Appreciation Day December 8 December 9 Shareware Day Day of the Horse International Shareware Day December 10 Hanukkah Begins December 11 National Noodle Ring Day December 12 December 13 Pick a PAthologist Pal Day December 14 Alabama Entered Union December 15 Cat Herders Day __________________________________________________________________ Note: We try to keep our information up to date but it must be said that organizations sometimes change the date of their holiday and many holidays are actual movable holidays which means the date will change from year to year. We try to keep you up to date but we do suggest that you not take our research set in stone. We ask that you let our information be a guide to you as you continue to do your own calendar research. :) Thank You! Can you name 10 things that your grateful for today?
Types of Holidays Holiday Categories Calendar Related Food Holidays Popular Holidays Food Related Healing Related SHOP Fun Pages! News Headlines Gone-ta-pott.com "Your Holiday Dir ectory" Monthly Food Holidays for: • Universal Human Rights Month • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month • Hug-A-Week for the Hearing Impaired Month • International Calendar Awareness Month • National Stress-Free Family Holiday Month Week Three • Lipstick Week • International Language Week Week Four Top December Topics I'm grateful for my cuddle bug cat named Smokey who is always there for me. I'm grateful for my hot raspberry tea, thats sweetened with honey.... that I'm sipping right now as I watch the late afternoon fog roll in. I'm grateful for homemade mashed potatoes smothered in meatballs and mushroom gravy. It was a delishious supper on a rainey day. December 16 Stupid Toy Day Boston Tea Party Occured Barney and Barbie Backlash Day National Chocolate Covered Anything Day December 17 December 18 Bake Cookies Day International Migrants Day Wear A Plunger On Your Head Day December 19 Oatmeal Muffin Day December 20 Sacagawea Day December 21 Yalda Humbug Day Flashlight Day Forefathers' Day Don't Be A Scrooge Day December 22 December 23 Festivus Appreciation Day December 24 Last-Minute Shopper's Day December 25 December 26 December 27 Holocaust Remembrance Day December 28 Chocolate Day Call-a-Friend Day Pledge of Allegiance Day National Chocolate Day December 29 Tick Tock Day YMCA Founded No Interruptions Day December 30 Falling Needles Family Fest Day December 3 1 One Voice Day New Year's Eve New Year's Resolutions National Champagne Day Leap Second Time Adjustment Day Universal House of Peace Day I'm grateful for the long hard rains that water the plants, trees and flowers, which also fill our lakes, ponds and streams. I'm grateful for the family of racoons who hide and take shelter under my house. I'm grateful for the apples I have each week to feed the birds and wildlife. I'm grateful for my husband getting a leasure day off from work. I'm grateful for a cozy little cottage surrounded by large old oak trees. I'm grateful for all the wonderful Christmas programs on TV right now, that remind us of peace and love of others. I'm grateful for my dishwasher especially during the Holiday season. I'm grateful for the spelling of the word "grateful" & "greatful" LOL! I'm grateful for nice neighbors who lovingly walk their dogs past my front door each and every morning. I'm grateful for God walking with me each and every second of the day. I'm grateful for being able to do all the things I'm passionate about like.... crafts, painting, taking pictures, nature watching, gardening, and building my fun website that your reading right now.