Christian Spirituality Examiner: Monday, March 11 through Sunday, March 17, 2013
As we march into the middle of March, here are some of the events and celebrations coming up in the Week Ahead in Central Ohio:
Women’s History Month—March 1-31, 2013
National Women’s History Month sets aside the month of March to celebrate some of the achievements of women and to increase consciousness and knowledge of women's history. We will recognize some of the contributions of women in Central Ohio and elsewhere. Click here to check out an article highlighting some of the local events connected to Women’s History Month. Take a look at a tribute to seven Central Ohio women who made history.
Middle School Month--March 1-31, 2013
What was formerly known as “Junior High School” has become “Middle School,” and this level of education is celebrated during March. Middle Schools have special significance for those living in the Central Ohio area. Click here to learn more about the celebration and its connection with Columbus, Ohio.
Learn about Butterflies Day—March 14, 2013
Celebrated on March 14, Learn About Butterflies Day, offers an opportunity explore the amazing world of these colorful winged wonders. Most providentially, the annual Blooms and Butterflies exhibit opened at the Franklin Park Conservatory on March 9. Click here to read about the special features of this magnificent display of more than 100 species of butterflies from around the world. To view a special slide show of some of the colorful butterflies spotted at the exhibit, click here.
Irish-American Heritage Month—March 1-31, 2013
Irish-American Heritage Month is a period set aside to recognize “the contributions made by the tens of millions of Americans who trace their heritage to the Emerald Isle.” Click here to learn more about the month-long celebration and to view a couple of videos showing the influence of the Irish jig in tap dancing and other dance forms.
St. Patrick’s Day—March 17, 2013
Click here to learn more about the annual St. Patrick’s Day parades, which will be held on March 16 this year, along with other activities in Columbus and elsewhere in the metro area.