All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, August 9

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Observed to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. Also recognizing the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.

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.

National Civility Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
National Civility Month was founded to help the world remember to treat others the way we wish to be treated ourselves, with kindness, empathy, and respect.