Independence Day in United States, July 4th celebrated!

Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as "the Fourth of July". It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States. The True Meaning of Independence The Declaration stated unequivocally: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, and that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable … [Read more...]

Canada Day in Canada, JULY 1

On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day. What do people do? In many towns and cities, municipal governments organize a range of events, often outdoors. These include pancake breakfasts, parades, concerts, carnivals, festivals, firework displays and … [Read more...]

LaMaquette, Toronto ‘Summerlicious 2015 is here’

Summerlicious 2015 Summerlicious Dinner 2015: July 3-30th 2015 Dinner menu La Maquette’s Soup of the Day Gazpacho or chowder or Smoked Salmon and Vegetable Terrine Pickled ginger and watercress salad raspberry dressed or Organic baby arugula ~vegan Mango salsa and dressing ***** Roast breast of Muscovy duck a l’ orange Orange Cognac sauce (Grand Marnier) reduction or A pair of Lobster tails with garlic lemon butter and jasmine rice and market vegetables … [Read more...]

The Expert’s Guide to Hosting a Summer Cocktail Party

Cocktail parties are a fun and simple event to plan, not to mention they’re also quite glamourous. If you’re considering planning a cocktail party this summer, read this expert guide on how to choose a theme, set the scene, and what to serve to your guests. Planning the Menu Traditionally, cocktail party menus consist of hors d’oeuvres – or canopies, small, bite size amounts of food with a variety of different choices. Since your party is all about the cocktails don’t go too heavy on … [Read more...]

Father’s Day 2015, celebrated June 21

When is Father’s Day 2015? The date to celebrate your dad this year is Sunday, June 21, 2015. Father’s Day is always celebrated in America on the third Sunday in June, so keep that in mind for next year. Also remember that Father’s Day is not a federal holiday, so businesses should run as usual. So, where did the idea of Father’s Day come from? Wales Online reports what many historians believe: "Grace Golden Clayton was the founder of the first Father’s Day in Fairmont, West … [Read more...]

International Day of Yoga, celebrated JUNE 21

June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Yoga, a 6,000+-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform the body and the mind. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi declared that there will be an official website mea.gov.in/idy.htm for this, and it will be maintained by the Ministry of External Affairs of Govt. of India. The declaration of this day came after the … [Read more...]

UN Foundation celebrates 70 years!

Exactly 70 years ago today — June 26, 1945 — the United Nations Charter, the treaty that established the UN, was signed in San Francisco, and delegations from countries around the world celebrated the beginning of a new era of global cooperation. Today, San Francisco and the United Nations Foundation mark that momentous occasion, hosting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for a series of events celebrating the city’s role in the formation of the UN, and looking ahead at how San Franciscans can be … [Read more...]

National Iced Tea Day, celebrated JUNE 10

Date When Celebrated : Always June 10th With the official start of summer just a few days away, the timing is perfect for National Iced Tea Day. Chances are, it is already hot in your area. Today may serve as a good reminder to make and enjoy your first (of many) Iced Tea drink of the season. Have it plain, add a little lemon, or sweeten it with sugar. Iced Tea is certainly a favorite summer cooler of millions of Americans. And best of all, tea is good for your health! It takes no … [Read more...]

Global LOVE DAY, May 1

The Love Foundation is a global nonprofit organization with the mission of inspiring people to love unconditionally. Our vision is to assist people by building a practical foundation and understanding of unconditional love within individuals and society as a whole. Our intention is to explore a variety of creative activities and presentations that enhance unity and self-conscious expression while promoting love and respect to all aspects of life. Education Provide main web site sharing … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2015 – May 10

Background Early Mother's Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom was traditionally a day for people to visit the church where they were baptized, although it now also celebrates motherhood in modern times. The modern-day origins of Mother's Day can be attributed to two women – Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis, who were … [Read more...]

World DNA Day celebrated April 25

World DNA Day is celebrated on April 25, 2015. DNA Day commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and colleagues published papers in the journal Nature on the structure of DNA. It celebrates the discovery and understanding of DNA and the scientific advances that understanding has made possible. In the United States, DNA Day was first celebrated on April 25, 2003 by proclamation of both the Senate[6] and the House of Representatives. … [Read more...]

April Fool’s Day celebrated APRIL 1

April Fools' Day (sometimes called April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day) is celebrated every year on the first day of April as a day when people play practical jokes and hoaxes on each other. The jokes and their victims are known as "April fools". Hoax stories may be reported by the press and other media on this day and explained on subsequent days. Popular since the 19th century, the day is not a national holiday in any country, but it is well known in India, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and … [Read more...]

Easter 2015 and Good Friday, April 3 – 6

Good Friday is on April 3 in 2015 and Easter Monday is on April 6. Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday and it is a federal statutory holiday across Canada. It's a complicated but precise foruma that determines the day Easter Sunday is celebrated: It is the first Sunday after the first full moon in spring (after March 21st) which can occur as early March 22 and as late as April 25. Good Friday marks the death of Jesus Christ according to the Christian religion. It is a … [Read more...]

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Apr 2/15

World Autism Awareness Day aims to increase people's awareness about people, especially children, with autism. The day often features educational events for teachers, health care workers and parents, as well as exhibitions showcasing work created by children with autism. The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. How will you celebrate? Use #LIUB to … [Read more...]

International Day of Happiness, MAR 20

In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared March 20 to be observed as the International Day of Happiness. March 20 will be celebrated as the International Day of Happiness every year. After years of happiness research, one thing has proved fundamental - the importance of our connections with other people. But modern societies are built as if the opposite was true. We are surrounded by people, yet we feel genuinely connected to almost none of them. The effects are devastating. Social … [Read more...]

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