1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Henderson Libraries Anniversary

Logo February 2 – Block Party Saturday Morning in Henderson, Nevada. 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Henderson Libraries. February 2 (9am-1pm) Paseo Verde Library hosts a block party featuring a petting zoo, food truck, and Raider Nation. Also enjoy a snapshot of Henderson via archived photographs and local history from the 1940s. Plus, make …

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Oaxaca’s 485th Anniversary

Oaxaca City celebrates its 485th anniversary, hosting the Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales. Celebrations include calendas on Monday afternoon. History Oaxaca’s name comes from a mangled version of the Aztec settlement Huaxyacac (“place of gourds”). Occupying the area as early as 1521, the Spanish established their new settlement in 1529. Oaxaca was first called Antequera after …

Friendversary

Friendversary = Anniversary of a friendship Also see: Buzzword Bingo Embedded Tweets Congratulations to our contest winner! As for the rest of you: prices go up on Saturday. Buy your ticket now: https://t.co/i4Ouayi0dN pic.twitter.com/RKPVjV0k06 — Mr. Trash Wheel (@MrTrashWheel) September 15, 2017 Planeta.com Buzzword Bingo Friends

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Saturday, May 14, the refuge celebrates its 80th anniversary, having first opened May 20, 1936. The much newer visitors’ center hosts the celebration from 9am-1pm. There will be a bird hike, guided walks, cake and more. Free for everyone. Our questions – what is the status of the refuge and how land may or may not …