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Holiday Celebrations and Descriptions

(in calendar order)

Martin Luther King Day
ML King Day on the Net
Amore on the Net
Amore' on the Net (Valentine's Day)
A Celebration of the Man and the Holiday. It is a time for the nation to remember the injustices that Dr. King fought. A time to remember his fight for the freedom, equality, and dignity of all races and peoples. A time to remember the message of change through nonviolence

Celebrated the 3rd Monday of January

Valentine's Day is the holiday honoring love and lovers. In the spirit of the holiday, we invite you to a little celebration for the holiday of "LOVE!"

Celebrated February 14

Mardi Gras on the Net
Mardi Gras on the Net
Purim on the Net
Purim on the Net
Mardi Gras is a traditional holiday celebrated in New Orleans and other southern cities in the USA. The people there enjoy this celebration by going to parades where they catch "beads, doubloons, cups, and trinkets" that are all thrown from floats.

Usually celebrated in February

Purim is the most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recountered in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther

Celebrated the 14th night of the Jewish month of Adar (Hebrew Calendar), usually in March

St. Patty's Day on the Net
St. Patty's Day on the Net (St. Patrick's Day)
Easter on the Net
Easter on the Net
You don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

Celebrated on March 17th

Easter is the time of springtime festivals, a time to welcome back the Tulips, the Crocuses and the Daffodils. A time for Christians to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Its a time of new suits, new dresses and patent leather shoes. And a time of chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and colored eggs!

Depending on the calendar - can be celebrated in March or April

Passover on the Net
Passover on the Net
Passover is the 8 day observance commemorating the freedom and exodus of the Israelites from Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II. A time of family gatherings and lavish meals called Seders, the story of Passover is retold through the reading of the Haggadah. With its special foods, songs, and customs, the Seder is the focal point of the Passover celebration.

Celebrated the 15th night of the Jewish month of Nissan (Hebrew Calendar), usually in April

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