10 September Events & Holidays Your Family Won't Want to Miss

By Kara Murphy September 13, 2021

Fall arrives this month. September also means kids are back in school, the evenings are getting shorter, and the days are getting cooler. Here are some holidays and events your family can recognize during the month of September:

Hispanic Heritage Month 

Sept. 15-Oct. 15

One of our former publishers shared this delicious Arroz con Leche recipe for Hispanic Heritage Month that she learned from her mother and grandmothers while growing up in Tepic, Nayarit. Make it this month as one way to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

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Yom Kippur 

Sept. 15-16

Yom Kippur is the “Day of Atonement” during which Jews around the world reflect on their sins from the past year and ask for forgiveness. The focus of the Yom Kippur holiday? Introspection and connecting to your religion. To do that, Jews fast from sundown the night before to sundown the night of Yom Kippur.  

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Sept. 19

Ahoy, Matey! Have fun and talk like a pirate today.

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First Day of Fall 

Sept. 22

As summer slips away into fall and days get shorter, enjoy the cooler fall weather. Celebrate fall by finding all of the local fall happenings on our event calendar.

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Good Neighbor Day 

Sept. 28

We all need more good neighbors. How can you be a good neighbor? Here are three ideas: Invite neighbors to gather on a weekend to help an elderly neighbor with yard work, start a neighborhood garden, or pool your tools for a neighborhood tool-sharing co-op.