Event Calendar

March 2016

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  • Saint Patrick's Day
    Also known as St. Paddy's Day or Paddy's Day, is an annual feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick (circa 385–461 AD), one of the patron saints of Ireland, and is generally celebrated on March 17. Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated worldwide by Irish people and increasingly by non-Irish people. Celebrations are generally themed around all things Irish and, by association, the color green. Both Christians and non-Christians celebrate the secular version of the holiday by wearing green or orange, eating Irish food and/or green foods, enjoying Irish drinks and attending parades.
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  • National Let's Laugh Day
    Observed annually around the world, March 19th is National Let’s Laugh Day. Some studies have shown that laughter may boost your immune system, relieve tension and help you relax. Who does not need any of those things in our busy and hectic world? Did you know that when you and a friend have those long bouts of uncontrolled laughter that end in tears and aching stomach muscles, you burn between 10-40 calories per 10 minutes? And, we have all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine." Since laughter is contagious, go ahead and keep giving each other those don’t-look-at-me-or-I’ll-start-laughing-again looks and you’ll keep right on burning more laugh-calories--while keeping each other healthy! "We don’t laugh because we’re happy — we’re happy because we laugh." William James
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  • National Good Samaritan Day
    National Good Samaritan Day also known as Good Samaritan Involvement Day, is a day for unselfish actions to help those in need and to celebrate kindness. It is not an official national holiday, but one that should remind us to keep an eye out for one another, and to help whenever you can on a daily basis. See how you can make a difference in a strangers life today by putting forth the effort to help someone in need and performing an act of kindness.
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  • Full Moon
    A full moon is a lunar phase that occurs when the geocentric apparent longitudes of the Sun and Moon differ by 180 degrees; the Moon is then in opposition with the Sun. At this time, as seen by viewers on Earth, the hemisphere of the Moon that is facing the earth (the near side) is fully illuminated by the Sun and appears round. Only during a full moon is the opposite hemisphere of the Moon, which is not visible from Earth (the far side), completely illuminated. As a lunar month is about 29.531, the period between full moons can be either 29 or 30 days.
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