Archive for the 'March' Category

Holiday Reminder: Passover

Monday, March 21st, 2011


Holiday Reminder:
The 1st night of the Jewish holiday of Passover begins in 4 weeks, Monday April 18th 2011 (@ sundown).

Visit our Passover celebration for more holiday fun and information.

(March 21) Today we’re celebrating . . .  The Sign of Aries

Monday, March 21st, 2011

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Aries is the first sign of the Zodiac and associated with fresh vigor and new beginnings. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a confident, aggressive, energetic, active, adventurous, enthusiastic, fair, passionate, and pioneering character but one which is also prone to selfishness, boastfulness, intolerance, impulsiveness, and impatience. In terms of anatomy Aries is said to rule the cranium, jaw, facial bones, brain, upper teeth, carotid arteries, and nerve centers. Physically they are said to be tall in stature, and athletic in appearance.*

Aries, the Ram, is the astrological sign which runs from March 21 to April 19.

* source: wikipedia – Aries

(March 20) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Spring

Sunday, March 20th, 2011


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Spring

Spring has sprung, the grass has riss’
I wonder where the birdies iss’
The little birds is on the wing!!
but that’s absurd,
the wing is on the bird.*

Spring arrives today at 07:21 PM EDT. Fall arrives in the Southern Hemisphere.

*Anyone know the author of this little ditty? We have no idea!

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Did You Know? Countdown to Purim (03/20)

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

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Did You Know?
March 20

It’s Purim!!
Purim began last night @ sundown

Thanks for joining us as we counted down to Purim.

Chag Purim Sameach,
Louie and the holiday elves

(March 20) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Purim

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Purim (began yesterday at sundown)
The most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther.

Visit our Purim celebration Purim on the Net. We’ve got stories of Queen Esther, King Ahasuerus, Mordechai, and Haman, we’ve got graggers to spin, masks to print and color, costumes to make, and Hamantashan to bake! We hope you find something you like!

(March 19) Tonight we’re celebrating . . .  Purim

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Purim (Jewish – begins at sundown)
The most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther.

Visit our Purim celebration Purim on the Net. We’ve got stories of Queen Esther, King Ahasuerus, Mordechai, and Haman, we’ve got graggers to spin, masks to print and color, costumes to make, and Hamantashan to bake! We hope you find something you like!

Did You Know? Countdown to Purim (03/19)

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore About the Jewish Holiday of Purim

Mar 19 : Purim begins tonight @ sundown

Did you know that on Purim, children dress up in costume for Purim parades and carnivals?

Traditional fare includes little Queen Esthers. Of course, modern day revelers also dress up as Disney Princesses and Super Heroes.

Related link: Easy to Make Purim Costumes

The most festive of Jewish holidays, Purim is a time of noisemakers, costumes and tasty treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther. Purim begins tonight @ sundown (Saturday March 19, 2011).

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