Holidays

(category archive)

Celebrate the Days – August

Posted about 3 days ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES ALMOST EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH – SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE. I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING […]
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Bastille Day: À la France, avec Amour

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Laura Price
The friendship between the United States and France spans decades. Generations of Americans have shown their amour for French fashion, food, architecture and people, to name just a few. And […]
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Only the Lonely

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
lonely definitions(from Merriam-Webster online) 1 – a: being without company: LONE // too many lonely nights at home. b: cut off from others: SOLITARY // the train stopped frequently at […]
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The Declaration of Independence: The Ideals

Posted about 1 month ago by kathryn Coker
What Does July 4th Mean? Some might say it is a holiday, a time for fireworks and grilling. Other people might reply “it’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed.” […]
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Celebrate the Days – July

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
There are holidays and observances every day of the month — so many reasons to celebrate! I’m not saying there should be cake every day, but I’m not saying there […]
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Commemorate Freedom: Juneteenth 2021

Posted about 2 months ago by kathryn Coker
Virginia State Holiday As of October 2020, Juneteenth is a permanent statewide holiday in Virginia. Virginians, like others across America will celebrate in various ways ranging from parades, dancing, visiting historical sites, […]
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Celebrate the Days – May

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
There are holidays and observations every day of the month – so many reasons to celebrate. I’m not saying there should be cake every day, but I’m not saying there […]
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Earth Day 2021

Posted about 3 months ago by Lisa Crisman
“In nature, nothing exists alone.”— Rachel Carson, 1962 Even if a big Earth Day celebration is not happening in RVA, there are events going on virtually. From National Geographic’s Earth […]
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Poetry Has Gone to the Dogs

Posted about 4 months ago by Meg Raymond
April is both National Poetry Month AND National Pet Month.  What better way to celebrate than with poetry about dogs, for dogs, and by dogs.  Check out the Academy of American Poets and The Poetry Foundation […]
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Celebrating National Poetry Month

Posted about 4 months ago by Alexandra Zukas
Hello, readers! Not only is this week National Library Week (and coincidentally, RPL’s reopening week), but it’s also currently National Poetry Month! I’ll admit that I haven’t always found poetry […]
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