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LOVE YOUR MOTHER….EARTH DAY 2016

posted Mar 31, 2016, 2:15 PM by Kristin Snell   [ updated Mar 31, 2016, 2:31 PM ]

by Diana Pasquini, San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center

Some holidays are ancient in origin, having evolved from primordial tribal customs. Others arise from religious or patriotic observances that  honor and commemorate auspicious personages and events. Days of feasting and celebration are not only fun, but often are the glue that holds us together. Families and friends gather to give thanks and celebrate a bountiful harvest, a rite of passage, a life well-lived. As we join in ritual celebrations we are reminded that we are not alone. Often isolated by a society that tends to separate rather than unite, we need reasons to gather, to share, to reaffirm our humanity and a sense of belonging.

Founded in 1970, Earth Day is now the largest secular holiday in the world. Celebrated by more than one billion people every year, Earth Day helps to reinforce our awareness that no matter who we are, what we believe, where we live or what we do, one thing we all share is the Earth. It’s a simple fact. Our food, our homes, our sustenance, our lives are a part of this glorious living planet. That’s something worth acknowledging and celebrating at least once a year.

All are welcome at our EARTH DAY CELEBRATION at Oak Tree on Saturday, April 23rd. Please join us for a day of laughing, talking, playing, eating, singing, dancing, and general festivity. Let’s celebrate!

“Forget not that the Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”     Kahlil Gibran


EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

OAK TREE CAMPUS

SATURDAY, APRIL 23rd

2-10 pm

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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