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HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 2010

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By Stephen Thomas

 A list of holidays, designations, anniversaries and special event for the month of December.

DECEMBER 2010

MONTH:
Bingo's Birthday
Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention
Egg Nog
Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness
Safe Toys and Gifts
Spiritual Literacy
Stress-Free Family Holidays
Tie
Universal Human Rights
Write a Business Plan

Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) - Dec. 8-Feb. 14
Halcyon Days - Dec. 14-28
Twelve Days of Christmas - Dec. 25-Jan. 5

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WEEK:

1-7:
Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness
Cookie Cutter

1-8:
Recipe Greetings for the Holidays

2-9:
Chanukah (begins sundown Dec. 1)

5-10:
Clerc-Gallaudet

5-11:
Handwashing Awareness

10-17:
Human Rights

19-25:
Gluten-Free Baking

25-31:
It's About Time Week!

26-Jan.1:
Kwanzaa

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DAY:

1(W):
Day With(Out) Art
Rosa Parks
World AIDS

2(Th):
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Special Education

3(F):
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

4(Sa):
Dice
National Grange Founding

5(Su):
AFL-CIO Founders
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship

6(M):
Saint Nicholas
Pawnbrokers

7(Tu):
Pearl Harbor Remembrance
International Civil Action
Islamic New Year
National Fire Safety Council founding anniversary

8(W):
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

9(Th):
International Anti-Corruption
Weary Willie

10(F):
Human Rights
Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony
Salesperson's

11(Sa):
International Mountain
International Shareware
National Day of the Horse
UNICEF Establishment

12(Su):
Bonza Bottler
NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Poinsettia
The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting

13(M):

14(Tu):
South Pole Discovery

15(W):
Bill of Rights

16(Th):
Boston Tea Party
Regifting

17(F):
Underdog
Wright Brothers/First Flight

18(Sa):
International Migrants

19(Su):
Day for South-South Cooperation

20(M):
International Human Solidarity
Mudd

21(Tu):
Winter begins at 6:38 p.m. (Through Mar. 20)
Flashlight
Forefathers'
Full (Cold) Moon (3:13 a.m.)
Haiku Poetry
Lunar Eclipse

22(W):
Capricorn (through Jan. 19)

23(Th):
HumanLight Celebration

24(F):
Christmas Eve
Egg Nog

25(Sa):
Christmas
A'phabet/No 'L'

26(Su):
Boxing
Candy Cane
Saint Stephen's
Thank You Note
Whiner's

27(M):
Fruitcake

28(Tu):
Card Playing
Childermas/Holy Innocents

29(W):
Pepper Pot
YMCA Organization

30(Th):

31(F):
New Year's Eve
Make Up Your Mind
No Interruptions
Universal Hour of Peace (11:30 p.m. Dec. 31 - 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1)
World Peace Meditation (7-8 a.m.)