Days of Significance September

Posted August 30, 2019

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, Mr. Hussain or Mrs Irwin . If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.


Days of Significance

September 1 Al-Hirja New year Islam
September 2 Labour Day Canadian Holiday
Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu
September 3 First Day of School UGDSB
Paryushana Parva Jain
September 8 International Literacy Day  UN
September 9 International FASD Awareness Day
September 10 World Suicide Awareness Day UN
Ashura Islam
September 11 Enkutatash  Eritrean/Ethiopian New Year
September 12 Nayrouz/Coptic New Year Egypt
September 19 Powley Day Metis
September 21 International Day of Peace UN
September 23 Equinox
International Day of Sign Language
September 25 Franco – Ontarian Day
September 27 Meskel Eritrean/Ethiopian Orthodox
September 29 -30 Navaratri Hindu
September 29 – Oct 1 Rosh Hashanah Jewish
September 30 Orange Shirt Day – Understanding the Impact of Residential Schools in the Spirit of Reconciliation and Hope


*Days may vary a few days before or after the indicated date due to moon sightings and timezones for some Days of Significance.*

These dates were taken from UGDSB Equity and Inclusion Calendar 2019-2020


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