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Congratulations you have survived the hottest months of the summer.  You are now entering Autumn; the time where hot weather slowly fades out and pumpkin spice lattes are beginning to brew at your favorite coffee shops! 

Yes, September is definitely a month with a lot to look forward to, and here are 10 dates of the month that observe things to celebrate and memories we should never forget.

There is a lot to cover so let’s get started!

Sunglasses at the beach

 

1. September 6th, Labor Day:

Labor Day: It is a federal holiday traditionally celebrated on the first Monday of the month, and started way back in 1894.  It pays tribute to the efforts and achievements of American workers everywhere.

 

 

 

 

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Hello Kitty When I Grow Up

 

Grapes of Wrath

 

Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

911 Memorial

 

2. September 11, Patriot Day

This day is held in honor and remembrance of those who died in the September 11th attacks of 2001.  It is hard to believe it has been 20 years.

 

 

 

 

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September 11th

 

Watching the Stories

 

About Sept 11

 

 

Grandparents and grandchildren

 

3. September 12th, National Grandparent's Day

Grandparent’s Day is a holiday that is observed in various countries to celebrate the bond between grandparents and grandchildren.  It is the perfect time to do something special for those special people in our life!

 

 

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Grandparents

 

Silas Seven Grandparents

 

Because Your Grandparents Love You

 

 

Woman hugging a dog.

 

4. September 12th, National Hug Your Hound Day.

This wonderful day falls on the second Sunday of September, and is a great day to give your furry companion some extra love and attention!

 

 

 

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Dogs

 

Off the Leash

 

Dog on Board

 

 

Rabbi with old testiment.

 

5. September 15th & 16th, Yom Kippur.

Traditionally, Yom Kippur is known as the Day of Atonement. It's a Jewish holiday for personal reflection, reverence, and for some, fasting.

 

 

 

 

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Yom Kippur

 

Talia Yom Kippur

 

Celebrating Yom Kippur

 

Three people standing in front of a building.

 

6. September 17th, Constitution Day.

This day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.    

 

 

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Constitution Day

 

We Have a Constitution

 

Let's Celebrate Constitution Day

 

 

Pirate Sign

 

7. September 19th, International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

 It is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers, of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. Ahoy mates and scallywags! Dead men tell no tales, but them books there do!

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Pirate

 

Pirate

 

Pirate

 

Woman holding dove to her heart representing peace.

        

8. September 21st,

The Annual Day of Peace.

This day was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations invites all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities during that Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.

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Peace One Day

 

Peace

 

Can You Say Peace?

 

 

Girl in the road with coffee ready for Autumn.

 

9. September 22nd, Autumnal Equinox.

 This wonderful day marks the first day of Fall!  At this time, there is approximately equal times of daylight and darkness.  It is also the marking of the start of many of our favorite things, like pumpkin spice, the change of colors in the leaves, and the beginning of cooler weather! I love September!             

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Awesome Autumn

 

All for Fall

 

Pumpkin

 

Girl holding a notebook.

 

10. September 24th, National Punctuation Day.

Founded by Jeff Rubin in 2004, National Punctuation Day simply promotes the correct usage of punctuation.  It commemorates all punctuation; a period, a comma, a semicolon, a question mark and an exclamation!

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Pumctuation

 

Punctuation and Spelling

 

Punctuation Station

 

 

Frida for Hispanic Heritage Month

 

Now last but not least, September is also Hispanic Heritage Month. It is observed from September 15th to October 15th.  During those days we can celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

So, have a colorful and memorable September & October everyone!

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Bravo

 

Dreamery

 

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