Calendar of Holidays & Events
2017




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Birthstone - Garnet
Flower
- Carnation
JANUARY Astrological Signs
Capricorn:  12/22 - 1/19
Aquarius:  1/20 - 2/18
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
1


New Year's Day

World
Day of Peace

Global Family Day
 

2

3 4 5 6


 

Epiphany

7

 


Orthodox Christmas

8 9 10

Save the Eagles Day
 

11 12 13 14

Orthodox New Year

15

 

World Religion Day

16


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 

17

 

Benjamin Franklin's Birthday

18 19 20

 

Inauguration Day

21
22 23 24

25

26 27 28

 
Chinese
New Year
 
 

29
 

 

30 31        

 

Birthstone - Amethyst
Flower - Violet
FEBRUARY
Astrological Signs
Aquarius:  1/20 - 2/18
Pisces:  2/19 - 3/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
      1
 


Nat'l
Freedom Day
(USA)

2


Groundhog Day

Candlemas

World Wetlands
Day

 

3



Nat'l Wear Red
Day

4

 

 

World Cancer Day

5

Superbowl
Sunday
 

6 7 8

Boy Scout Day

9 10 11
12


Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
(Actual)

Darwin Day
 

13 14
 


Valentine's Day

15 16 17 18
19 20


President's Day
Observance
(USA)

21 22


George Washington's Birthday
(Actual)
 

23 24 25
26 27 28

Fat Tuesday
Mardi Gras
 

       

 

Birthstone -Bloodstone or Aquamarine
Flower - Daffodil or Jonquil

MARCH
Astrological Signs
Pisces:  2/19 - 3/20
Aries:  3/21 - 4/19
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
      1

 

Ash Wednesday

2

 

Read Across America Day

3


World
Day of Prayer
 

4

 

Saint Casimir's Day

5 6

Pulaski Day

7 8

Int'l
Women's Day
 

9 10 11
12


Daylight Savings Time Begins

Purim

13 14 15 16 17


St. Patrick's Day
 

18
19 20


Begins
 

21

World Poetry Day

22

World Water Day

23 24 25
26 27


World Theatre Day

28 29 30


Nat'l Doctors' Day
(USA)
 

31  

 

Birthstone - Diamond
Flower - Sweet Pea or Daisy
APRIL
Astrological Signs
Aries:  3/21 - 4/19
Taurus:  4/20 - 5/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
   

 

 

 

  1

 
April Fool's Day

 

2

Autism Awareness

Int'l
Children's Book
 Day
 

3 4 5 6


Army Day

7


World Health Day

8
9


Palm Sunday

10

 

Nat'l Siblings day

11

Passover Begins
(sunset)


Nat'l
Library Workers’
Day
 

12 13

 

Holy Thursday

14


Good Friday

15
16


Easter

Orthodox Easter

17

Easter
Monday


Tax Day
(USA) 
 

18



Passover Ends
(USA)

19 20 21 22


Earth Day

23

 

World Immunization Week

24 25 26

 

Administrative Professionals' Day
(Secretary's Day)

27

28


National Arbor Day

Workers' Memorial Day
 

29

 

World Dance Day

30

 

           

 

Birthstone - Emerald
Flower - Lily of the Valley
MAY Astrological Signs
Taurus:  4/20 - 5/20
Gemini:  5/21 - 6/20
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT

 

1


May Day

Int'l
Workers' Day


Loyalty Day
(USA)


Law Day
(USA)
 

2

 

 

 


Nat'l Teachers Day
(USA)

3 4

 



Nat'l Day of Prayer

 

Int'l  Firefighters'
Day

5

 

 

 

 
Cinco de Mayo

6

 

 

 

Nat'l Nurse's Day

 

Join Hands Day

7


World Laughter Day

8 9 10 11 12


Int'l Nurse's Day

13


World Fair Trade Day
 

14


Mother's Day

15


Peace Officers Memorial Day
USA

16 17 18 19 20


Armed Forces Day
(USA)
 

21 22


Nat'l
Maritime Day
(USA)
 

 

23 24

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day

Nat'l Brother Day

25


Nat'l Missing Children's Day

26 27
28 29


Memorial Day


John F. Kennedy's Birthday
 

30 31

 

 

World No Tobacco Day

     

 

Birthstone - Pearl or Alexandrite
Flower - Rose
JUNE
Astrological Signs
Gemini:  5/21 - 6/20
Cancer:  6/21 - 7/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
 

 

 

  1

Int'l Children's Day
 

2

Nat'l Doughnut Day

3
4

Nat'l Cancer Survivors Day
 

5

World
Environment Day

6 7 8

World Oceans Day

9 10
11

Kamehameha
Day

12

13 14


Flag Day
 

15 16 17
18


Father's Day

 

19


Juneteenth
(Liberation of Slaves)

20


World Refugee Day

21


Begins

World Music Day

22 23


Int'l Widows' Day

24
25 26

Int'l Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
 

27

28 29 30  

 

Birthstone - Ruby
Flower - Larkspur
JULY Astrological Signs
Cancer:  6/21 - 7/22
Leo:  7/23 - 8/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
            1


Canada Day

2 3 4

 
Independence Day
(4th of July

 

5 6 7 8
9 10 11

World
Population Day

 

12 13 14 15
16

Nat'l  Ice Cream Day
 

17 18 19 20 21 22
23


Parent's Day
(USA)
 

24


Amelia Earhart Day

25 26 27 28 29
30


 

31          

 

Birthstone - Peridot or Onyx
Flower - Poppy or Gladiolus
AUGUST
Astrological Signs
Leo:  7/23 - 8/22
Virgo:  8/23 - 9/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
    1 2 3 4


Coast Guard Day
 

5
6


Nat'l
Friendship Day

Nat'l Sister Day
 

7 8 9 10 11 12

 

Int'l
 Youth Day

13 14 15 16 17 18 19


Nat'l
Aviation Day
(USA)

World
Humanitarian Day
 

20 21

Nat'l Senior Citizen's Day
 

22 23 24 25 26

Women's Equality Day

27

 

28 29 30 31    

 

Birthstone - Sapphire
Flower - Aster
SEPTEMBER
Astrological Signs
Virgo:  8/23 - 9/22
Libra:  9/23 - 10/22
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT

 

 

 

      1 2
3 4


Labor Day
(USA)

 

5


Int'l. Day of Charity

6 7 8

Int'l
 Literacy Day

9
10

 


Nat'l
Grandparents Day

11 


Remember


Patriot Day
 

12 13 14 15



Nat'l POW/MIA Recognition Day

16



Oktoberfest Begins
(Germany)

17


Constitution Day
Citizenship Day
(United States) observed on the 18th

 
US Air Force Birthday

Nat'l
Stepfamily Day
 

18 19 20

 

 


Rosh Hashanah
(Begins at sunset)

21

 

 


Int'l
 Day of Peace

22

 


Begins

American Business Women's Day



Native American Day

23
24 25 26 27

World
Tourism Day
 

28

Nat'l
Good Neighbor Day

29

30

Yom Kippur
(Begins at Sunset)

 

Birthstone - Opal or Tourmaline
Flower - Marigold
OCTOBER
Astrological Signs
Libra:  9/23 - 10/22
Scorpio:  10/23 - 11/21
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
1

 

World Vegetarian Day

Int'l. Coffee Day

2

Int'l Day of
Non-Violence

World
Habitat Day


Child Health Day
 

3 4

 

World
Animal Day

5

 

World
Teachers' Day

6 7
8 9


Columbus Day


Thanksgiving Day
(Canada)

 

10

 


World Mental Health Day

11 12 13 14
15 16

World Food Day

Nat'l
Boss's Day
(USA)
 

17

Int'l  Day for the Eradication of Poverty

18


Alaska Day

19

20

21


Sweetest Day

22
 

Mother-In-Law Day

23 24
 

United Nation's Day

25 26 27

 
Navy Day
(USA)

28
 

Nat'l Chocolate Day

29


Nat'l  Cat Day

30 31


Halloween
 

       

 

Birthstone - Topaz
Flower - Chrysanthemum
NOVEMBER
Astrological Signs
Scorpio:  10/23 - 11/21
Sagittarius:  11/22 - 12/21
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
 

 

  1

All Saint's Day
 

2

All Soul's Day

3 4
5

 


Daylight Savings Time Ends

6 7

 


Election Day

8 9

World
Freedom Day
(USA)

10



Marine Corps
Day

11


Veteran's Day

Remembrance Day
(Poppy Day)

Armistice Day
 

12 13 14

World Diabetes Day

15 16

Great American Smokeout
 

17

Int'l
 Students' Day

18
19

World Philosophy Day

Int'l Men's Day

20
 

Universal Children's Day

21

World Hello Day

World
Television Day

22 23


Thanksgiving
(USA)

 

24
 

Black Friday

25

Int'l  Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

26

 

27 28 29 30    

 

Birthstone - Turquoise or Zircon
Flower - Narcissus/Holly
DECEMBER Astrological Signs
Sagittarius:  11/22 - 12/21
Capricorn:  12/22 - 1/19
SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
     

 

 

1

World AIDS Day 

2
3

Int'l  Day of
Disabled Persons

4 5
 

Int'l Volunteer Day

6


St. Nicholas Day
 

7

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

8 9
10

 


Human Rights Day

11 12


Hanukkah
(begins)


Nat'l Poinsettia Day
 

13 14 15 16
17
 

Wright Brothers Day

18 19 20 21


Begins

Forefather's Day
 

22 23
24


Christmas Eve

25



Christmas

26


Kwanzaa

Boxing Day
 

27 28 29 30
31


New Year's Eve
 

           

 

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The Shamrock Grove
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The Easter Garden
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The Turkey Barn
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Heart-2-Heart
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