January

16: Martin Luther King Day: Focus on non-discrimination 22: Anniversary of surrender of native lands by Chief Seattle – Native peoples

February

2: Imbolc 12: Darwin’s birthday: Evolution 14: Valentine’s Day: Day of partners 15: Birthday of Galileo: Solar system 17: Giordano Bruno’s martyrdom: Religious freedom

March

1:  Yellowstone Park established: focus on parks 8: International Women’s Day 14: Einstein’s birthday: the Universe 21/22: Spring equinox

April

1: Fools’ Day – fun and jokes 7: World Health Day: Focus on healthy living 21: Birthday of John Muir, founder of Sierra Club — focus on conservation 22: Earth Day: Gaia

May

1:   Mayday/Beltane: Fire 7:   Be kind to animals week: Bring a pet 18: Festival of Pan: Fun Variable: Mothers’ Day

June

5: World Environment Day: Conserving the environment. 21/22: Midsummer solstice Variable: Fathers’ Day

July

4: Independence Day, democracy 5: Anniversary of supernova that created Crab Nebula. 12: Birthday of Thoreau 14: Storming of Bastille – liberty, equality, fraternity 20: Moon landing day (1969)

August

6:   Hiroshima Day – focus on peace 12: Perseid meteor shower: Starwatching 26: Krakatoa day: global tectonics. Harvest (according to location)

September

16: UN International Peace Day 21/22: Autumn equinox

October

2: Gandhi’s birthday – non-violence & simplicity 16: World Food Day 31: Halloween/Samhain

November

2: All Soul’s Day – remembrance of the dead 23: International Buy Nothing Day 24: Spinoza’s birthday 30: John Toland’s birthday (creator of word pantheist)

December

1: World AIDS day 10: Geminids: Starwatching         + Human Rights Day 21: Winter solstice 22: International Arbor Day – tree planting 25: Newton’s Birthday

There is no reason why we should not celebrate the key feasts of our own traditional cultures, giving them in each case our own special meaning. In the Christian case Christmas and Easter were purloined from pagan religions, therefore we are repossessing them for their original meanings. A Pantheist and Pagan Almanac, 2013-2016 Scientific pantheism – main page.