“Every year at just this time, In cold and dark December, Families around the world All gather to remember, With presents and with parties, With feasting and with fun, Customs and traditions for people old and young.”

– Helen H. Moore

Interesting Facts 

  • December is Bingo Month.

  • December 18th, 1620 the British ship Mayflower docked at modern-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, and its passengers prepared to begin their new settlement, Plymouth Colony. Passenger William Bradford became the first governor of the colony.

  • Birthstone: Turquoise.

  • Flower of the Month: Narcissus.

  • Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Capricorn.

Also in December

DEC 2 Hanukkah Starts
DEC 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
DEC 10 Hanukkah Ends
DEC 21 Winter Solstice
DEC 25 Christmas Day
DEC 31 New Year’s Eve






Thank you for a wonderful year. I look forward to the next!