Fall brings cooler nights, cute sweaters, homecoming games and tailgate parties. It’s time to flip the calendar page, check out September holidays and observances, and start thinking about who we’re connecting with this month. We’ve shared some ideas to help you celebrate.
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Grab your calendar and a notepad. We’ve listed holidays below for you to add (and make lists of people you want to send cards, letters and gifts to). For your personal list, think about:
- Weddings and anniversaries
- New babies and showers
- New jobs, promotions and retirements
- Thank-you notes
- Special events
- People you’re thinking about or praying for
- Folks you’ve been meaning to get in touch with
- Friends who need some extra care
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National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month starts September 15.
Patriot Day is September 11.
Starting in September:
National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)
- Find out what it is and ways to celebrate.
- What is Labor Day? A day off to celebrate American workers’ contributions to our country.
- September 11, 2021, marks 20 years since terrorists hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon; one plane crashed in Pennsylvania. Several presidents have proclaimed the 11th and surrounding dates as national days of prayer, service and remembrance.
National Grandparents Day is September 11.
Rosh Hashanah begins September 25 at sundown.
National Grandparents Day
- What is National Grandparents Day?
- Shop cards
- Shop gifts
- Browse more gift ideas for grandparents and thoughtful gifts for seniors
National Day of Encouragement
- Celebrate with a FREE Digital Video Greeting from DaySpring and Hallmark! Create a personalized message with your own photos and videos, and send it to anyone, anywhere—because everybody deserves a little boost of confidence sometimes. Click here to get started.
National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month begins
World Gratitude Day
First Day of Fall
Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
National Pancake Day
- Try these fun twists on breakfast
National Good Neighbor Day
National Pancake Day is September 26.
First Day of Fall is September 22.
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When we get a chance to show our love and appreciation for a grandparent, we want to get the gift just right. But what do you give to the grands who have everything? Here are some loving and memorable ideas for giving to the ones who give us so much love.
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In the time of legal racial segregation, writer Melvina Young’s family worked hard to protect her innocence and dreams. Now, she shares ways she makes her home a soft space her family can exist in a hard world, with tips for turning an already loving home into a sanctuary.
Boost a friend’s confidence on National Day of Encouragement on September 12 with a FREE Digital Video Greeting from DaySpring and Hallmark! Create a personalized message with your own photos and videos, and send it to anyone, anywhere—because everybody deserves a little boost of confidence sometimes. Click here to get started.
Download this September Celebration Planner page to keep track of this month’s special moments. IT’S FREE!
Get into a fall mood with these lovely watercolors adorning your screens. Download your free digital wallpapers below illustrated by Teju A., a Hallmark artist.
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