Special Events & Workshops (Ear Falls)

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September 2019

AA meeting

September 15, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Early ON Child & Family

September 16, 2019 to September 20, 2019

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AA meeting

September 18, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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AA meeting

September 22, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Early ON Child & Family

September 23, 2019 to September 27, 2019

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First Day of Fall

September 23, 2019 2:50 AM to 2:51 AM

FirstDayOfFall!!!
FALL EQUINOX- September23,2:50 A.M. CDT
Onthe autumnalequinox,dayandnightareeachabout12hourslong(withtheactualtimeofequaldayandnight,intheNorthernHemisphere,occurringafewdaysaftertheautumnalequinox).TheSuncrossesthecelestialequatorgoingsouthward;itrisesexactlydueeastandsetsexactlyduewest." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details

AA meeting

September 25, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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AA meeting

September 29, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Early ON Child & Family

September 30, 2019

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PD Day!

September 30, 2019

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October 2019

AA meeting

October 2, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Thanksgiving Day

October 14, 2019 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

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PD Day!

October 21, 2019

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CRA Tax Info Session

October 23, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:39 PM

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Halloween Social

October 26, 2019 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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Info Session for Businesses

October 29, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

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November 2019

Daylight Savings Time ENDS

November 3, 2019 2:00 AM to 2:01 AM

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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2019 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

thearmistice signedbyrepresentativesofGermanyandtheEntentebetween5:12and5:20thatmorning.("Atthe11thhour"referstothe passing ofthe11thhour,or11:00 am.)TheFirstWorldWarofficiallyendedwiththesigningoftheTreatyofVersailles on28June1919." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details

PD Day!

November 22, 2019

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December 2019

First Day of Winter

December 21, 2019 10:19 PM to 10:20 PM

WINTERSOLSTICE- December21,10:19P.M. CST
Thewintersolsticeisthe“shortestday”oftheyear,meaningtheleastamountofsunlight.TheSunreachesitsmostsouthernpointintheskyatlocalnoon.Afterthisdate,thedaysstartgetting“longer,”i.e.,theamountofdaylightbeginstoincrease." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2019 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

observedaroundtheworld,andChristmasEveiswidelyobservedasafullorpartialholidayinanticipationofChristmasDay.Together,bothdaysareconsideredoneofthemostculturallysignificantcelebrationsin Christendom and Westernsociety.
Christmascelebrationsinthe denominations of WesternChristianity havelongbegunonthenightofthe24th,dueinparttotheChristianliturgicaldaystartingatsunset, apracticeinheritedfromJewishtradition andbasedonthe storyofCreation inthe BookofGenesis:"Andtherewasevening,andtherewasmorning–thefirstday." Manychurchesstillringtheir churchbells andhold prayers intheevening;forexample,theNordic Lutheran churches. Sincetraditionholdsthat Jesus wasbornatnight(basedinLuke2:6-8), MidnightMass iscelebratedonChristmasEve,traditionallyatmidnight,incommemorationofhisbirth. TheideaofJesusbeingbornatnightisreflectedinthefactthatChristmasEveisreferredtoas HeiligeNacht (HolyNight)inGerman, Nochebuena (theGoodNight)inSpanishandsimilarlyinotherexpressionsofChristmasspirituality,suchasthesong "SilentNight,HolyNight".
ManyothervaryingculturaltraditionsandexperiencesarealsoassociatedwithChristmasEvearoundtheworld,includingthegatheringoffamilyandfriends,thesingingof Christmascarols,theilluminationandenjoymentof Christmaslights,trees,andotherdecorations,thewrapping,exchangeandopeningofgifts,andgeneralpreparationforChristmasDay.LegendaryChristmasgift-bearingfiguresincluding SantaClaus, FatherChristmas, Christkind,and SaintNicholas arealsooftensaidtodepartfortheirannualjourneytodeliverpresentstochildrenaroundtheworldonChristmasEve." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2019 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

feast centraltothe Christian liturgicalyear,itclosesthe Advent seasonandinitiatesthe twelvedays ofChristmastide,whichendsafterthe twelfthnight.Christmasisa civilholiday in manyoftheworld'snations,iscelebratedbyanincreasingnumberofnon-Christians,andisanintegralpartofthe Christmasandholidayseason." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details

Boxing Day

December 26, 2019 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

InBritain,itwasacustomfortradesmentocollect"Christmasboxes"ofmoneyorpresentsonthefirstweekdayafterChristmasasthanksforgoodservicethroughouttheyear.Thisismentionedin SamuelPepys'diaryentryfor19December1663. ThiscustomislinkedtoanolderEnglishtradition:sincetheywouldhavetowaitontheirmastersonChristmasDay,theservantsofthewealthywereallowedthenextdaytovisittheirfamilies.Theemployerswouldgiveeachservantaboxtotakehomecontaininggiftsandbonuses,andmaybesometimesleftoverfood.BoxingDay isobservedintheUnitedKingdom,Canada,HongKong,Australia,NewZealand,Kenya,SouthAfrica,Guyana,TrinidadandTobagoandotherCommonwealthnations,aswellasNorway,FranceandSweden." target="_self"class="event-list-item">Details