Calendar

Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming Dates!

November 2018

  • November 7 – Diwali (Hindu)
  • November 11 – Remembrance Day, Centennial Anniversary of the First World War
  • November 20 – Mawlid-al-Nabi, Birthday of Mohammad (Islamic)
  • November 21-23 – WI Canada/FWIC Executive Board Meeting

December 2018

  • December 3-10 – Hanukkah (Chanukah) (Jewish)
  • December 13 – Acadian Remembrance Day
  • December 24 – Christmas Eve (Christian)
  • December 25 – Christmas Day (Christian)
  • December 26 – Boxing Day
  • December 26 – Beginning of Kwanzaa
  • December 31 – New Year’s Eve

2019 Is Our Centennial Year!

January 2019

  • January 1 – Last Day of Kwanzaa
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • January 7 – Orthodox Christmas (Christian Orthodox)
  • January 15 – Nominations Due: Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Canadian Woman of the Year Award

February 2019 is W.I. Month!

  • February 2 – Groundhog Day
  • February 5 – Chinese New Year
  • February 14 – Valentines Day
  • February 15 –National Flag Day of Canada
  • February 18 – Islander Day, PEI
  • February 18 – Louis Riel Day, MB
  • February 18 – Heritage Day, NS
  • February 18 – Family Day: BC, AB, SK, ON, NB
  • February 19th (1897) – Founders Day
  • February 22 – Yukon Heritage Day
  • February 27th (1857) – Adelaide Hunter Hoodless’ Birthday & Adelaide Hunter Hoodless ‘Canadian Woman of the Year’ Winner announcement
  • February 1  – FWIC Membership Fees Due
    • Fees due from the provincial offices

March 2019

  • March 4 – Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
  • March 6  – Ash Wednesday (Christian)
  • March 6 – Lent (Christian)
  • March 8  – International Women’s Day, Theme TBA
  • March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 21-22 – Holi (Hindu)
  • March 21- Purim (Jewish)
  • March 31, 2019 – Provincial Nominations Due: Erland Lee Award of Appreciation 

April 2019

  • April 14 – Ramanavami (Hindu)
  • April 14 – Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • April 19 (Good Friday)Easter at Addie’s, Annual Easter Egg Hunt and family day at the Homestead
  • April 20-27 – Passover (Pesach) (Jewish)
  • April 21 – Easter (Christian)
  • April 22 – Easter Monday (Christian)
  • April 26 – Orthodox Good Friday (Christian Orthodox)
  • April 28 – Orthodox Easter (Christian Orthodox)
  • April 30 – Erland Lee Award Recipients Announced

May 2019

  • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 6 – Beginning of Ramadan (Islamic)
  • May 12 – Mother’s Day
  • May 20 – Victoria Day
  • May 31 – Lailat Ul Qadr (Islamic)

June 2019

  • June 5 – Eid al-Fitr, End of Ramadan (Islamic)
  • June 9-10 – Shavuot (Jewish)
  • June 16 – Father’s Day
  • June 21 – Aboriginal Day
  • June 24 – St. Jean Baptiste Day, QC
  • June 24 – Discovery Day, NL

July 2019

  • July 1 – Canada Day
  • July 9 – Nunavut Day, NU

August 2019

  • August 5 – Civic Holiday: AB, BC, SK, ON, NB, NU
  • August 12 – Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
  • August 19 – Discovery Day, YT
  • August 23 – Janmashtami (Hindu)

September 2019

  • September 1 – Muharram (Al Hijrah New Year) (Islamic)
  • September 2 – Labour Day
  • September 29-October 7 – Navaratri/Dassehra (Hindu)
  • September 30 -October 1 – Rosh Hashanah, New Year (Jewish)

October 2019

  • October 9 – Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement (Jewish)
  • October 14 – Thanksgiving
  • October 14-20 – Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles (Jewish)
  • October 21 – Shmini Atzeret (Jewish)
  • October 22 – Simchat Torah (Jewish)
  • October 27 – Diwali (Hindu)
  • October 31 – Halloween

November 2019

  • November 10 – Mawlid-al-Nabi, Birthday of Mohammad (Islamic)
  • November 11 – Remembrance Day

December 2019

  • December 23-30 – Hanukkah (Chanukah) (Jewish)
  • December 24 – Christmas Eve (Christian)
  • December 25 – Christmas Day (Christian)
  • December 26 – Boxing Day
  • December 31 – New Year’s Eve