October 11, 2021

Clergy Appreciation Day

It is a time to recognize the work of ministers, pastors, and priests in the United States.

International Day of the Girl Child

"On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world". For more information, visit UN.org

National Sausage Pizza Day

Whether your pizza is thin crust, hand tossed, thick crust or deep dish, top it with delicious Italian sausage and celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day.

National Coming Out Day

The Human Rights Campaign describes National Coming Out Day as a day where "we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally". "One out of every two Americans has someone close to them who is gay or lesbian. For transgender people, that number is only one in 10." Visit HRC.org for more information

Columbus Day

Observed on the second Monday in October, Columbus Day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival to the American Continent on October 12, 1492.

Native American Day

Observed on the second Monday in October in South Dakota and the fourth Friday of September in California, Native American Day celebrates the culture and contributions the Native Americans have made to the United States.