All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, May 8

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.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
May is a month of observance to the reality of living with mental illness. This month is a movement to raise awareness about mental health, fighting to remove stigma, provide support and educate on mental illness.

National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
May is the month designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrating the achievements and the many contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
An annual international day of remembrance designated by Resolution 59/26 of the United Nations General Assembly. Estimated 40-50 million people lost their lives during World War II