School effectiveness

October 2017

1

Ashura

Muslim day of meditation and mourning.

5

Kathina Day (Anapasti)

Presentation of robes to Buddhist monks in Theravada tradition.

5

Pavarana

Last day of rains retreat for Buddhist monks and nuns.

5-11

Sukkot

Jewish harvest festival commemorating the 40 years that the ancient Israelites spent in the wilderness after leaving Egypt.

13

Simchat Torah

Jewish festival celebrating the completion of the annual cycle of reading the entire Torah.

19

Divali

Indian festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains.

20

Anniversary of the birth of the Bab

Baha’i festival in honour of the Bab, the forerunner to Baha’u’llah.

28

Chung Yeung

Chinese autumn remembrance festival.

31

Samhain

Beginning of Pagan wheel of the year and festival of the dead.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2016