Today is November 28, 2015 - Leominster, MA 01453
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Saturday, November 28th, 2015
Small Business Saturday | NATL - Public Interest- A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Originated by American Express in 2010.
Monday, November 30th, 2015
Cyber Monday | NATL - Public Interest- Traditional beginning of the online Christmas shopping season, when consumers return to work and start ordering online. Annually, the Monday after Thanksgiving.
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Basketball Created Anniversary | NATL - NBA- On December 1, 1891 James Naismith was a teacher of physical education at the International YMCA Training School at Springfield, MA. To create an indoor sport that could be played during winter months, he nailed up peach baskets at opposite ends of the gym and gave students soccer balls to toss into them. Thus was born the game of basketball.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
National Christmas Tree Lighting | NATL - Government- The tradition of having the US president light a national Christmas tree at the Ellipse at Washington DC dates to 1923, when President Calvin Coolidge pushed a button electrifying 2,500 bulbs on a 48-foot fir. The national tree as not lit during World War II, 1941-44. The tree has used LED lights since 2007. Annually, the first Thursday (or Friday) in December.
Friday, December 4th, 2015
CHRISTMAS CELTIC REVIVAL! - The SKY Family | 7:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Celtic, Music, Dance, Concert, Religious, Christmas, Entertainment- CHRISTMAS Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and Gospel production CHRISTMAS Celtic Revival! Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada, the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premier Irish Dance production. Fast-paced music and high-energy dance combined with humor and inspiration makes a toe-tapping time for the whole family!The Mill Cafe
45 River Street Millbury MA 01527508.865.1517 email@example.com
Space Milestone: International Space Station Launch | NATL - Historical- On December 4, 1998, the shuttle Endeavour took a US component of the space station named Unity into orbit 220 miles from Earth where spacewalking astronauts fastened it to a component launched by the Russians November 20, 1998. On July 25, 2000, the Russian service module Zvezda docked with the station. On October 31, 2000, NASA launched the first expedition with a three-man crew to stay aloft for four months. Officially completed on May 27, 2011, the space state is 357 feet across and 240 feet long and supports a crew of up to six.
Monday, December 7th, 2015
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day | NATL - Historical- On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Anniversary of America Entering World War II | NATL - Historical- On December 8, 1941, one day after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress declared war against Japan and the US entered WWII.
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
A Night with Santa - A Benefit for the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, kids, santa, christmas, Marines, event, fun, Church, music, crafts,- Murray Brothers Construction is proud to partner again with First Parish Church of Stow & Acton this year in our 2nd Night with Santa event. An evening of crafts, holiday treats, music and a visit and story told by Santa will be just the thing to get you and yours in the holiday spirit. The Marines from the Toys for Tots Foundation will be on hand to collect new, unwrapped toys as admission to this event. Last year, MBC along with FPCSA were able to donate almost 100 toys to this wonderful cause. Please join us this year on Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30pm for all the fun and holiday spirit! All are welcome! For questions, please contact Jamie Lasorsa of MBC at: 978-870-7541 or JJLasorsa@MurrayBrothersConstruction.comFirst Parish Church of Stow & Acton
353 Great Road Stow MA 01775Jamie Lasorsa 978.537.5700 JJLasorsa@MurrayBrothersConstruction.com
Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Human Rights Day | NATL - Public Interest- Human Rights Day is December 10th. Presidential Proclamation 2866, of December 6, 1949, covers all succeeding years. Customarily issued as a "Bill of Rights Day, Human Rights Day and Week."
Friday, December 11th, 2015
Moon Phase: New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 5:29 A.M. EST.
NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship: The College Cup | NATL - Sports and Entertainment- December 11th and 13th. Sporting Park, Kansas City, MO.
Sunday, December 13th, 2015
Homemade Christmas Cookie Sale | 8:00am - 1:00pm | Shopping, Cookie, Baking, Shopping- Let us to the Holiday Cookie baking for you !!
Stroll around the hall and gather up different types of beautifully decorated and delicious cookies.
Choose as many or as few as you would like.
Festively packaged teacher and hostess gifts are also available.
Free AdmissionSt. John the Evangelist
1 School Street Townsend MA 01469
North and South Korea End War Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On December 13, 1991, North and South Korea signed a treaty of reconciliation and nonaggression, formally ending the Korean War - 38 years after fighting ceased in 1953. This agreement was not hailed as a peace treaty, and the armistice that was signed July 27, 1953, between the UN and North Korea, was to remain in effect until it could be transformed into a formal peace.
Monday, December 14th, 2015
South Pole Discovered | NATL - Historical- On December 14, 1911. The elusive object of many expeditions dating from the 17th century, the South Pole was located and visited by Ronald Amundsen with four companions and 52 sled dogs. All five men and 12 of the dogs returned to base camp safely. Next to visit the South Pole, January 17, 1912, was a party led by Captain Robert F. Scott, all of whom perished during the return trip.
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party | NATL - Historical- On December 16, 1773, the Boston patriots' boarding of British vessel at anchor at Boston Harbor. Contents of nearly 350 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
Wright Brothers Day: First Powered Flight | NATL - Historical- On December 17. 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, brothers, bicycle-shop operators, inventors and aviation pioneers, after three years of experimentation with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flights, near Kitty Hawk, NC, piloted first by Orville and then by Wilber Wright, were sustained for less than one minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation. Orville Wright was born at Dayton, OH on August 19, 1871 and died there January 30, 1948. Wilbur Wright was born at Millville, IN on April 16, 1867 and died at Dayton OH on May 30, 1912.
Saturday, December 19th, 2015
NAIA Football National Championship Game | NATL - Sports and Entertainment- On December 19, 2015 at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL. 60th annual Championship Game with a sixteen team field competing and ending with the final two teams vying for the national championship.
Sunday, December 20th, 2015
It's a Wonderful Life Film Premiere | NATL - Seasonal- On December 20, 1946, America's favorite Christmas drama premiered on this date at New York, NY Directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Bailey), Henry Travers (as Clarence Oddbody, trying to earn his angel wings) and Lional Barrymore (as villainous Mr. Potter), the film was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Monday, December 21st, 2015
Humbug Day | NATL - Seasonal- Allows all those preparing for Christmas to vent their frustrations. Twelve "humbugs" allowed,
Thursday, December 24th, 2015
Christmas Eve | NATL - National Holidays- Family gift-giving occasion in many Christian countries.
Friday, December 25th, 2015
Christmas | NATL - National Holidays- Christian festival commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Most popular of Christian observances. Christmas as a Feast of Nativity dates from the forth century. Although Jesus's birth date is not known, the Western church selected December 25th for the feast, possibly to counteract the non-Christian festivals of that approximate date. Many customs from non-Christian festivals have been adopted as part of the Christmas celebration. Some Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas January 7th based on the "old calendar".
Cold Moon: The December Full Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long at this time of year. Also, called the Long Nights Moon.
Sunday, December 27th, 2015
Radio City Music Hall Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On December 27, 1932, Radio City Music Hall at New York City, opened on this date. Among the opening-night performers were the "Radio Roxyettes."
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