All events are in Central time unless specified.

Sunday, April 2

Palm Sunday

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Chris’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four canonical Gospels. Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week.

World Autism Awareness Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2nd every year, raising awareness about people with autism spectrum disorder throughout the world.

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.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Ramadan

Muslim/Islamic Holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
The ninth month of the Islamic lunar year and is the time in which Muslims observe fast from sunrise to sunset. This holiday begins at sundown the previous day. Dates may vary depending on interpretations of the lunar calendar.

Arab-American Heritage Month

NAAHM

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
National Arab-American Heritage Month (NAAHM) takes place in April. It celebrates the Arab American heritage and culture and pays tribute to the contributions of Arab Americans and Arabic-speaking Americans.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
This is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States since 1983.