Mothers’ Day

Photo: Mark Pegrum, HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family. When is Mothers’ Day? Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador celebrate Mother’s Day on May 10. The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. Next up: May 12, 2019. Bolivia celebrates on May 27. …

Museums Links

Photo: Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum Links related to museums presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @lostcitymuseum @SmithsonianNMAI @Te_Papa @greenmuseum @incluseum @qldmuseum @ICOMofficiel @ninaksimon @museumsaotearoa @RwandaMuseums @tasmuseum @AdictosmuseosMx @museweb @futureofmuseums @MuseumEd @austmus @MuseumToday @MOWCAS @MuseumForAll @PopUpMuseum @ngadc @RSMuseumStudies @MiMuseoIndigena @MuseumHack @FijiMuseum @johncarty77 @NMAAHC @museomayacun @SAMuseum @NuevaMuseologia @Nevada_Museums @museumofnaz @MuseumHack @Museopunks @MusTemploMayor @LAMcoalition Embedded Tweets [Blog] 14 …

05 • May • Mayo

Photo: Rainbow Club Annual May 1 May Day May 3 Dia de la Santa Cruz / El Día del Albañil (Mexico) Cruz_de_Mayo May 3 World Press Freedom Day World Press Freedom Day May 5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexico) Cinco de Mayo May 10 Mother’s Day (Mexico) May 15 Anniversary of the founding of the city of Las Vegas (May 15, 1905) Exploring Las Vegas …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities in the US …

Cultural Diversity Day

Poster. Image from downtown Las Vegas @Okudart mural May 21 is Cultural Diversity Day, officially the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development = Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo See culture Also see: Biodiversity Day (May 22) 2019 Diversity Days Background Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have …

Jeopardy

Photo: Twitter Trends, Jeopardy Jeopardy = danger of loss, harm, or failure Also a TV game show Key Links jeopardy.com tickets James Holzhauer https://news.avclub.com/jeopardy-champs-ken-jennings-and-james-holzhauer-now-f-1834529680 Big Bets and a Fast Buzzer: The Secret Sauce of James Holzhauer’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Success The man who solved Jeopardy – 538 https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-jeopardy-james-holzhauer-st-0505-story.html @James_Holzhauer Jeopardy winner talks record-setting wins, Golden Knights fandom …

Arbor Day

Photo: Nebraska State Line Arbor Day = Last Friday in April Embedded Tweets Happy Arbor Day everyone! This month, we've got a tree-loving Arbor Day #captivatingcover of Mabel Louise Mills' "Moulding Public Opinion to Help Save Our Trees" (published in 1927 by the American Reforestation Association). For more info about the book: https://t.co/dgPXm2Gq5H pic.twitter.com/YTnFwZ0umy — …

Freedom Day in South Africa

South Africa Flag April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Web mzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Wikipedia Freedom Day Planeta.com South Africa Freedom 04 • April • Abril

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

Elsewhere on the Web The International Council of Museums (ICOM), created in 1946, is a worldwide organisation of museums and museum professionals. ICOM is committed to promoting and protecting natural and cultural heritage, present and future, tangible and intangible. With more than 37,000 members in 141 countries, the ICOM network is made up of museum …

Easter

Photo: Altar, Viernes de Dolores Easter = the most important and oldest festival of the Christian Church, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and held (in the Western Church) between March 21 and April 25, on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox. In 2019 Easter Sunday is April …