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Cinco de Mayo

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Contrary to popular opinion, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexico’s independence but rather a day to remember the Mexican Army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. In the United States, it’s a day to celebrate and honor Mexican culture. One of the reasons
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Kentucky Derby

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Whether or not you are one of the millions who will be watching the legendary race, the Kentucky Derby reminds us of all of the great books and movies about horses. If you are planning on watching the race, create some family competition. Have each person pick a winner before
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Arbor Day 2012

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By

Arbor Day was founded over 135 years ago. It’s a simple idea; set aside a day each year to plant trees. It’s easy to take trees for granted; they seem to always be around and to come from nowhere. National Arbor Day is April 27, 2012. Some states observe Arbor
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Earth Day 2012

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

The first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970. Many people consider this day to have been the launching point of the current environmental movement. Earth is our home and we need to care for it and protect it just like we take care of our body and our home.
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National Dance Week 2012

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

National Dance Week is April 20-29, 2012. Visit This is the one week out of the year that everyone can dance. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve ever had training or not. You can join in a local event or create one of your own. Is your city or town hosting a
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Apr 3rd, 2012 | By

With the arrival of April also comes the arrival of hearing – “Play Ball!“. Baseball isn’t just for the professionals; everyone can join in on the fun. The importance of kids being active, outdoors and involved in sports can easily be overlooked. Between homework and other commitments it can be
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Happy Easter!

Apr 2nd, 2012 | By

Easter is the most important Christian Holiday. Easter celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. Easter is a very busy time of year! There is a lot to do to get ready for the holiday. Are you feeling overwhelmed and wondering how you are going to get it all accomplished? Start
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Palm Sunday

Mar 27th, 2012 | By

What is Palm Sunday? It is the day that Christians celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. When Jesus rode into Jerusalem riding on a donkey, a parade broke out! People lined the road and they laid down their cloaks. They also tore off palm branches and waved them
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April Fools’ Day

Mar 26th, 2012 | By

References to April Fools’ Day can be found as far back as the 1500s, which means you are not the first person to say – “Hey, your shoe is untied!” April Fools’ Day is not a national holiday. But don’t let that minor detail keep you from having fun on
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Spring Time!

Mar 14th, 2012 | By

With March’s arrival we know that the first day of spring is right around the corner! If you are finding it hard to believe that winter is almost over, find some time to squeeze in some last minute winter fun. If sports are not your thing, you can still enjoy
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