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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — October 2017 — Free to Download

October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth month to have the length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name (from the Latin ôctō meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans.
Flower: Calendula or Cosmos
Birthstone: Opal or Tourmaline

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
2 – Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
4 – Mid-Autumn Festival (Asian)
5 – Sukkot Begins (Jewish)
9 – Columbus Day Observed
9 – Indigenous Peoples Day
9 – Thanksgiving (Canada)
13 – Simchat Torah (Jewish)
19 – Deepavali/Diwali (Hindu)
20 – Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
24 – United Nations Day
31 – Halloween
31 – Samhain (Pagan/Wiccan)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — June 2017 — Free to Download

June is the sixth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the second month to have the length of 30 days.
Flower: Rose
Birthstone: Pearl

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
4 – Pentecost (Christian/Orthodox)
5 – World Environment Day
9 – Saka Dawa (Tibetan Buddhist)
14 – Flag Day
18 – Father’s Day
19 – Juneteenth
20 – World Refugee Day
21 – Lailatul Qadr (Islamic)
21 – Summer Solstice
24 – St. Jean-Baptiste Day (Quebec)
25 – Eid al-Fitr (Islamic)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — May 2017 — Free to Download

May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the third month to have 31 days. May is also the month with the shortest name.
Flower: Lily of the Valley and the Common Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), also known as “may blossom.”
Birthstone: Emerald

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Beltane (Pagan/Wiccan)
1 – May Day
5 – Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)
10 – Vesak (Buddhist)
11 – Lailatul Bara’ah (Islamic)
14 – Mother’s Day
19 – Bike to Work Day
20 – Armed Forces Day
22 – Victoria Day (Canada)
25 – Ascension (Christian/Orthodox)
27 – Ramadan Begins (Islamic)
29 – Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’í)
29 – Memorial Day Observed
31 – Shavuot (Jewish)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — April 2017 — Free to Download

April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the fifth in the early Julian and the first month to have the length of 30 days. April is also National Poetry Month.
Flower: Daisy or the Sweet Pea
Birthstone: Diamond

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – April Fools’ Day
9 – Palm Sunday (Christian/Orthodox)
11 – Passover Begins (Jewish)
14 – Good Friday (Christian)
16 – Easter (Christian)
16 – Pascha (Orthodox Christian)
17 – Easter Monday (Canada)
18 – Tax Day
22 – Earth Day
24 – Isra/Mi’raj (Islamic)
24 – Yom HaShoah (Jewish)
25 – ANZAC Day (AU, NZ)
27 – Freedom Day (South Africa)
28 – Arbor Day

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — March 2017 — Free to Download

Hello March! March is named for the Roman god of war, Mars. March was the first month of the Roman calendar until the adoption of the Julian calendar in 46 B.C.
Flower: Daffodil
Birthstone: Bloodstone

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Ash Wednesday
1 – Lent Begins
8 – International Women’s Day
12 – Daylight Savings Time Begins
12 – Purim (Jewish)
13 – Holi (Hindu)
17 – St. Patrick’s Day
20 – Ostara (Pagan)
20 – Spring Equinox
21 – Naw-Ruz (Bahá’í & Persian New Year)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — February 2017 — Free to Download

February is full of early spring surprises and holidays including Random Acts of Kindness week. Kindness can be food for the soul. Read more about this annual celebration.

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Feast of Saint Brighid
1 – Imbolc (Pagan/Wiccan)
1 – Vasant Panchami (Hindu)
2 – Groundhog Day
6 – Waitangi Day (New Zealand)
10 – Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
11 – Tu B’Shevat (Jewish)
12 – Lincoln’s Birthday
12-18 – Random Acts of Kindness Week
14 – Valentine’s Day
15 – Flag Day (Canada)
15 – Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
20 – Presidents’ Day
22 – Washington’s Birthday
25 – Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
26 – Annular Solar Eclipse
27 – Great Lent (Orthodox Christian)
27 – Losar (Tibetan New Year)
28 – Mardi Gras

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Magical Garden Coloring Calendar Giveaway

Calendar Giveaway

We’re giving away 3 copies of the Magical Garden 2017 coloring wall calendar. Woohoo! You can enter to win by liking or commenting on this post on our Facebook page. We’ll randomly select 3 winners (US address entries only) on January 31, 2017, at 12:00 pm PT. The Magical Garden features illustrations by Lydia Hess.
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