April 21, 2019

Easter


Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by Romans at Calvary. Easter is really an entire season of the Christian church year. It is preceded by Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance, and is followed by Eastertide.

National Kindergarten Day


Kindergarten Day celebrates birthday of Friedrich Froebe who was born on April 21, 1782 and started the first kindergarten in Germany. A kindergarten is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.

National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day


Cashew nuts are packed with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins.