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Holidays and National Observances

  • January 2013

    1     New Year’s Day

    6     Epiphany

    7     Feast of The Nativity- Orthodox Christian

    20   Inauguration Day

    21   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    23 (Sunset)- 24   Mawlid al-Nabi*

    26   Australia Day

    25 (Sunset)- 26   Tu B’Shevat

    * There is usually a one-day variation for holidays contingent on when the New Moon is sighted.

  • February 2013

    Black History Month

    10   Chinese New Year

    13 Ash Wednesday

    13-Mar 30 Lent

    14   Valentine’s Day

    18   President’s Day

    23 (Sunset) - 25 Purim

  • March 2013

    2-20 Nineteen Day Fast

    10   Maha Shivaratri

           Daylight Saving Time Starts

    17   St. Patrick’s Day

    20 (Sunset) -21 Naw Ruz

    24  Palm Sunday

    25 (Sunset)-Apr 1 Passover

    27-28   Holi

    29  Good Friday

    31   Easter

  • April 2013

    7 (Sunset) - 8 Yom HaShoah

    14 (Sunset) - 15 Yom HaZikaron

    15 (Sunset)-16 Yom Ha’atzmaut

    20 (Sunset) -21 First Day of Ridvan

    28 (Sunset) -29 Ninth Day of Ridvan

  • May 2013

    1 (Sunset) - 2 Twelfth Day of Ridvan

    5     Cinco de Mayo

    9     Ascension Day

    12   Mother’s Day

    19   Pentecost

    25   Buddha Purnima

    27   Memorial Day

  • June 2013

    4 (Sunset) - 5 Lailat al Miraj*

    16   Father’s Day

    21   Summer Solstice

    29   Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul

    * There is usually a one-day variation for holidays contingent on when the New Moon is sighted.