Tuesday, June 01, 2010

June 2010 Calendar of Events

Fine weather in June
Sets corn in tune.

Holidays, History, and Heritage
June is...

...Caribbean American Heritage Month

...Gay and Lesbian Pride Month

June 6th: Swedish National Day (Sweden)

June 7: Canadian Forces Day (Canada)

June 10th: Portugal Day

June 14th: Flag Day (United States)

June 17th: Icelandic National Day

June 19th: Juneteenth (United States)
- see more below

June 20th: Father's Day (United States)

June 21st: Soltice (Summer - Northern Hemisphere; Winter - Southern Hemisphere)

June 24th: St. John the Baptist Day - celebrated in many European cultures in conjunction with the Summer Solstice (Midsummer)

June 25th: Statehood Day (Croatia; Slovenia)

June 27: Armed Forces Day (United Kingdom)

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.

Posted June 1 - the May 2010 Issue of Shades of the Departed 

Posted June 1 - the June 2010 Edition of the Graveyard Rabbits Carnival - The Interesting, the Odd, the Beautiful

Posted June 4 - the 94th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - The Changing Role of Women

Posted June 19 - the 4th Edition of the African-American Carnival of Genealogy - Freedom Bound

Posted June 19 - The Freedom Tweet - Celebrating Juneteenth

Posted June 30 - the 30th Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy - Arrival New Lands

June 1 - Data Backup Day

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

Scanfest: Sunday, June 27th, 11 AM - 2 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

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 Geneabloggers.

Look at your corn in May,
And you'll come weeping away;
Look at your corn in June,
And you'll come home to another tune.

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