Sunday, April 10, 2011

Celebrations for the week of April 10-16, 2011

April 10th through April 16th, 2011, features celebrations for Week of the Young Child, Pan American Week, Consider Christianity Week, Passiontide, National Volunteer Week, National Environmental Education Week, National Animal Control Appreciation Week, National Crime Victims Rights Week, National Library Week, and Dental Hygienists Week.

The theme of  the 2011 Week of the Young Child is "Early Years and Learning Years." The event is in its 40th year.

Pan American Week celebrates the unity of the Americas, encouraging citizens to enjoy their freedom and aspire to greatness.

Consider Christianity Week encourages Christians to be prepared, when asked, to explain their faith with gentleness and respect.

The last two weeks of Lent are known as Passiontide. "Passion" refers to Jesus' suffering and death. Passiontide 2011 is April 10th through April 23rd.

National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize the efforts of volunteers and consider new ways in which we can be of service.

National Environmental Education Week is always observed one week before Earth Day, to encourage environmental stewardship among school children.

Take a moment to celebrate National Animal Control Appreciation Week by saying thanks to those officers who help ensure the safety of people and pets.

The theme of National Crime Victims Rights Week 2011 is "Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past."

The theme of National Library Week is "Create your own story @ your library."

During Dental Hygienists Week, give props to the hard-working individuals who make your visit to the dentist more comfortable.


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