October Days of Significance

Posted October 4, 2020

October 2020

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher or the office .

October 3-9 Sukkot Jewish
October 4 St. Francis day Catholic Christian
October 5 World Teachers Day UN
October 6 World Cerebral Palsy Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day (WHO)
October 10 Shemini Atzeret Jewish
October 11 International Day of the Girl
October 11 Simchat Torah Jewish
October 12 Thanksgiving Canada -Interfaith
October 15 Spirit Day (LGBTQ+)
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty UN
October 17 -25 Sharad Navratri Begins Hindu
October 19 Birth of Baha’u’llah-Baha’i
October 20 Installation of the Scriptures as Guru Granth Sikh
October 24 Child Care Worker and ECE Appreciation Day
October 25 Dussehra Hindu
October 29 Mawlid an Nabi Islan
October 31 All Hallows Eve Christian

*Days may vary a few days before or after the indicated date due to the moon sightings and time zones for some Days of Significance.*  These Dates were taken from UGDSB Equity and Inclusion Calendar 2020-2021

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