Monthly Archives: March 2014


Sure, and what’s more historical than the Little People? These family-friendly movies involving leprechauns are this month’s DVD picks. Darby O’Gill & The Little People (1959) Finian’s Rainbow (1968) The Fighting Prince Of Donegal (1966) The Last Leprechaun (1998) Leaping Leprechauns (1995) Luck Of The Irish (1948) The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)


Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent. On Ash Wednesday, Christians of various denominations go to church to have a cross put on their foreheads out of ashes that have come from the burning of Palm Sunday crosses from the year before. The crosses serve to remind the faithful of their mortality as the priests […]


Pancakes are eaten throughout the year, of course, but for Christians, the day known as Pancake Day heralds the start of Lent, the season of prayer, reflection, and self-denial leading up to the joyous celebration of Easter. In some places, special pancake breakfasts are held, as well as pancake races, which involve people tossing pancakes […]


Here are some March celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. St. David’s Day (March 1st, Wales) Trinidad Carnival (March 3rd– 4th, Trinidad & Tobago) Carnival/Mardis Gras (March 4th, Latin America, U.S.A., Eastern Europe) Pancake Day (March 4th, Christian communities worldwide) Ash Wednesday (March 5th, Christian communities worldwide) International Women’s Day (March […]


If you come across someone wearing a leek or a daffodil today, chances are the person is Welsh and celebrating the feast day of Wales’s patron saint, St. David. The daffodil is the national flower of Wales, and the wearing of leeks is said to commemorate a battle in which the Welsh wore leeks on […]

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