Mar 12 Wed
International Women’s Day
Established in Copenhagen in 1910, International Women’s Day strives to promote “liberty, equality, and fraternity” for women. It is rooted in the centuries-old struggle of women to participate in society on an equal footing with men.
Mar 17 Mon
St. Patrick’s Day
Celebrated throughout the world in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a day when people don emerald clothes and march in the street bearing shamrocks and singing Irish ditties.
Mar 20 Thu
Big Bird’s Birthday
Who needs an excuse for a piece of birdseed cake? Sesame Street’s favorite feathered friend celebrates his birthday today. He may be only six years old, but he is 8 feet, 2 inches tall!
Mar 23 Sun
This day in the Christian calendar celebrates the resurrection of Christ and is usually accompanied by a hefty consumption of chocolate eggs! For ideas on how to decorate and eat eggs, see this month’s Kid Craft and Food for Thought.
Mar 26 Wed
Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
Ever dreamed of starting your own special day? Now’s your chance! How about Pull a Silly Face Day, Knit your Own Socks Day, or Kids for Animal Rights Day? Announce it at your school and start planning how you can celebrate!