March represents many different things for people. Two of the biggest things celebrated during March are the start of Spring and St. Patrick’s Day- what’s not to love about either one of those?! Below you will find some fun facts and information on both that will help you prepare for the celebrations.
Spring Time Greatness
Spring, also known as the Vernal Equinox, officially begins on March 20th
Our clocks will spring ahead for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, March 12th
The term Spring or “springtime” refer to the idea of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth.
The season Spring brings with it the ability to start enjoying more outside activities that you may not be able to do in the Winter season. These can include: Camping, Fishing, Flying a Kite, Playing Mini Golf & Starting your garden! More activities can be found here!
All Things Green
St. Patrick’s Day, commonly referred to as St. Paddy’s Day, is on March 17th
Corned Beef & Cabbage is a traditional St. Patrick’s Day dish that originated in New York and not Ireland. Find some great Irish recipes here!
The popularity of Shamrocks and Four Leaf Clovers stems from St. Patrick using these plants to explain the holy trinity to the Irish.
St. Patrick’s Day cannot be complete unless you are wearing green and everything around you is green! When celebrating, some show their Irish pride more than others. Take a look here!
February is filled with all kinds of exciting holidays and events from football games, awards ceremonies, Valentine’s Day, and to finish it off, Mardi Gras! Be sure to follow us on social media to get updates on how we are celebrating all month long!
February 2nd – Groundhog Day – Will the Groundhog see his shadow?
February 5th – The Big Game! Are you a sports fan? Check back in to see how we are celebrating the Big Game!
February 12th – Grammy Awards – Check out a complete list of this year’s nominees at http://lat.ms/2gYDgOF
February 14th – Valentine’s Day! Be on the lookout for some sweet treats from the leasing staff!
February 20th – President’s Day – Enjoy a day off in celebration of our nation’s leaders.
February 26th - Academy Awards – Check out a complete list of this year’s Oscar nominees at http://bit.ly/2j0jKWE
February 28th - Mardi Gras! Be sure to follow us on social media to see how we are celebrating!
2016 was a fabulous year, Cheers to 2017! Wishing you and your family a fabulous New Year! Here are a few things you can plan to accomplish this year!
Fill in the blank below:
A bad habit I am going to break…
A new skill I would like to learn…
A good deed I am going to do…
A place I would like to visit…
A new recipe I would like to try…
A book I would like to read…
A letter I am going to write…
A new food I would like to try…
We hope you had a great Winter Break and Enjoy Your Spring Semester!