Monday, March 01, 2010

March 2010 Calendar of Events

March winds and April showers
Bring forth May flowers.

Holidays, History, and Heritage

March is...

Irish-American Heritage Month (United States)

Women's History Month (global)

March 1: Korean Independence Movement Day
(celebrated in both North and South Korea - independence from Japan)
St. David's Day (Wales)

March 2: Texas Independence Day (Texas)

March 8: International Women's Day (global)

March 14: Daylight Savings Time Begins

March 17: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United States)

March 20: Vernal Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)
Autumnal Equinox (Southern Hemisphere)

March 25: Greek Independence Day

Do any of the above events feature in or affect your heritage, culture, or family history?

Carnivals and Other Events:

 Need help? Read my post, "How to Submit a Post to a Carnival", here.

March 1-31 - The March 2010 Edition of the Family Curator's Genealogy and Family History Blogger's Almanac

March 1-31 - Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women's History Month

Posted March 1 - the March 2010 Edition of the Graveyard Rabbit Carnival - Forgotten Cemeteries

Posted March 10 - the 1st Edition of the Carnival of Genealogical Societies - Doin' Things Right

Posted March 14 - Shades of the Departed - March 2010 Issue

March 17 - the 21st Edition of Smile for the Camera - Give Their Face a Place

Posted March 17 - the 18th Edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage & Culture - 3rd Annual Patrick's Day Parade

Posted March 18 - the 1st Edition of the Carnival of African-American Genealogy - Slave Records

Posted March 18 - the 91st Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - A Tribute to Women
(No March 1st edition this month)

Posted March 22 - the 30th Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy - The Village of My Ancestor

Heads up! Submissions for the 9th Edition of the Canadian Genealogy Carnival (Canadian Fashion Fads) will be due April 16th. And stay tuned for more information on the May 2010 Edition of the Festival of Postcards (Geography)!

March 1 - Data Backup Day

Read the latest "Backup Day" post by Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers.

Genealogy Television Shows
(check your local listings for accurate local airing times and reruns)

The Generations Project
Monday Nights at 8 PM on BYU-TV
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

The View
 March 3
Click the link above to watch the interview of Lisa Kudrow

Faces of America
March 3 - Episode 4

Today Show
March 5
Click the link above to watch the interview of Lisa Kudrow

Who Do You Think You Are?
Friday Nights at 8 PM on NBC
March 5 - Sarah Jessica Parker
March 12 - Emmitt Smith
March 19 - Lisa Kudrow
March 26 - Matthew Broderick

Martha Stewart Show
March 8
Click the link above to watch the interview of Lisa Kudrow

Scanfest: Sunday, March 28th

Go here to learn how to join Scanfest and our group of chatting, scanning family archivists, historians, and bloggers!

Go here to add the above deadlines and dates to your Google Calendar, courtesy of Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family.

March comes in like a lion
and goes out like a lamb.


Barbara Poole said...

Thank you Miriam for keeping all of us informed of the March activities.

Miriam Robbins said...

Thanks, Barbara. Please note I have made some updates and corrections to the calendar.