All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, December 8

Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

Buddhism Holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Also called Rohatsu or Bodhi Day. the day many Buddhist traditions celebrate the enlightenment of the Buddha.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Universal Humans Rights Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
A time for people in the U.S. and around the world to join together and stand up for the rights and dignity of all individuals. A global holiday that marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Hanukkah

Festival of Lights

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Jewish festival commemorating the recovery of Jerusalem and subsequent rededication of the Second Temple at the beginning of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd Century BCE.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.