Submitted by Sacramento County in November 2019.
Casa Garden Meeting Center
In 1878, the U.S. Congress declared George Washington's birthday to be a federal holiday. The first observation was February 22, 1879. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1970 changed the date of the holiday to the third Monday in February.
With President Jimmy Carter's proclamation in February 1988, the U.S. began to observe Women’s History Week inclusive of International Women’s Day (March 8).
Submitted by Sacramento County in December 2019.
This is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day—a day observed around the world to support environmental protection.
Submitted by Sacramento County in January 2020.
The Environmental Council of Sacramento is hosting the 2020 Sacramento Earth Day Celebration at Southside Park on Sunday, April 26, 2020. We will likely be staffing a table at this event.
September is Voter Registration Month, and September 24th (the fourth Tuesday in September) is Voter Registration Day.
Submitted by Sacramento County in October 2019.
To find out about this observation, visit: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/about/
Veterans Day is a federal holiday to honor our country's military veterans. The holiday began as an observation of the Armistice the Allies signed with Germany to end World War I.
Founder of the League of Women Voters, Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was peace activist before becoming a guiding force in the women's suffrage movement.
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