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College of Agriculture

Dates to Recognize (2016)

January

3 - Vasanta Panchami

6 - Epiphany

6 - Three Kings Day

7 - Orthodox Christmas

11 - Ashura

15 - Makar Sankranti

16 - Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

17 - World Religion Day

25 - Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat

February

1 - National Freedom Day

2 - Ground Day

2 - Candlemas

4 - Rosa Parks Day

8 - Chinese New Year Celebration

9 - Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras

10 - Ash Wednesday 

14- Valentine's Day

14 - Rama Navami (Hindu)

14-20 - Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week

15 - Nirvana

21 - Bahá’í New Year

March

2 - Red across America Day

12 - Hola Mohalla

17 - St. Patrick's Day

20 - Palm Sunday

20 - Spring Equinox

24 - Purim (Jewish)

24 - Holi (Festival of Color)

25 - Good Friday

27 -Easter Sunday

April

7 - World Health Day

13 - Vaisakhi

15 - Ram Navami

19 - Festival of Ridvan (1st day)

23 - Passover (1st Day)

29 - Orthodox Good Friday

29- Arbor Day

May

1 - Orthodox Easter

1 - Beltane

4 - Yom Ha-Shoah (Holocaust Day)

5 - Isra and Mi'raj (Muslim)

5 - Cinco de Mayo

5 - National Day of Prayer

12 - Yom Ha'atzmaut (Jewish)

14 - Buddha’s Birthday

15 - Pentecost

23 - Declaration of the Bab

24- Victoria Day

29 - Ascension of Baha’u’llah

30 - Memorial Day

31 - Pentecost

June

7 - Ramadan Starts

12 - Shavuot

16 - Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev

19 - Father's Day 

19 - Juneteenth

20 - Race Unity Day

July

2 - Lailat al-Qadr (Night of Power)

4 - Independence Day

6 - Eid al-Fitr (Feast of the Breaking of the Fast)

27 - National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

August

7 - Purple Heart Day

14 - Tisha B'Av

15 - Assumption of the Virgin Mary

26 - Women's Equality Day 

September

5 - Labor Day

11 - Patriot Day

13 - Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) 

22 - Emancipation Day 

October

3 -  Rosh Hashana

3 - Muharram

4 - Feast of St Francis of Assisi

9 - Leif Erikson Day

10 - Columbus Day

10 - Native Americans Day

12 - Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

17 - First Day of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)

24 - Shmini Atzeret

25 - Simchat Torah

29 - Diwali

31 - Halloween 

November

1 - All Saints’ Day

2 - All Souls’ Day

12 - Birth of Baha’u’llah

15 - Haile Selassie’s Coronation Day

24 - Thanksgiving

25 - Presidents' Day

25 - American Indian Day

27 - First Sunday of Advent

December

8 - Feast on the Immaculate Conception

11 - Mawlid al-Nabi

24 - First Day of Hanukkah (Feast of Lights/Dedication)

25 - Christmas

26 - Kwanzaa

DPO Events Calendar

 

Calendar 2016-2017.