June 19 – Juneteenth Holiday

Wednesday is the Juneteenth Holiday.  Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day, is an American holiday celebrated on June 19. On June 19, 1865, the Emancipation Proclamation— which had been issued on January 1, 1863— was read to enslaved African Americans in Texas by Gordon Granger. wikipedia.org

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May 12 – Mother’s Day

Sunday May 12 is the traditional Mother’s Day first celebrated by the following: “In May 1908, Anna Jarvis organized the first official Mother’s Day celebration at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia. There was also a Mother’s Day event at one of Wanamaker’s retail stores in Philadelphia later...

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May 5 – White Sunday

Sunday May 5, We will be celebrating White Sunday in the Tongan tradition the whole month of May.  We will celebrate family and the children to include Mother’s Day on the first Sunday in May .  The second Sunday in may is the Tongan Father’s day.  There will be an...

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