We are into October now and what a great time of year. Fall colors decorate the landscape as the weather cools. It is the time of year to enjoy a scenic drive and witness the magnificent foliage as it seems to change before your eyes. Many communities are hosting fall festivals with great food and crafts. Children (and many adults) are excited for all the activities that go along with Halloween. It is just a splendid time of the year. Let’s see what is up in October.
October 3rd is World Habitat Day – The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. This year, World Habitat Day will be celebrated on 3 October 2011 and the Global Celebration will be hosted by the Government of Mexico.
World Teachers’ Day is held annually on the fifth of October to celebrate the essential role of teachers in providing quality education at all levels. It also commemorates the anniversary of the 1966 signature of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.
October 8th is my Mom’s Birthday! Happy Birthday, Mom. I love you! Also a big Happy Birthday to everyone with an October birthday. Let us know in the comment section if you have a birthday this month so we can wish you a good one.
Columbus Day is on October 10th and it is the celebration of Christopher Columbus’s landing in America in 1492. In the U.S., it is observed on the 2nd Monday in October.
Canadian Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 2nd Monday of October. This year Thanksgiving will fall on Monday, October 10th.
World Food Day, October 16th, is a worldwide event designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed, year-around action to alleviate hunger.
United Nations Day is October 24th and it an occasion to highlight, celebrate and reflect on the work of the United Nations and its family of specialized agencies.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
As always, use this post to discuss what is going on in your life this month and any topic you would like to talk about. Have a great October!