Thursday, July 01, 2010

July 2010 Calendar of Events

If the first of July it be rainy weather,
'Twill rain, more or less for four weeks together.

Holidays, History, and Heritage

July 1: Canada Day (Canada)

July 4 - Independence Day (United States)

July 9: Independence Day (Argentina)

July 14: Bastille Day (France)

July 17 - Constitution Day (South Korea)

July 20: Independence Day (Colombia)

July 24: Pioneer Day (observed by the State of Utah and members of the LDS church)

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 July 1 - the 20th Edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage & Culture - I Speak from Experience 

Posted July 4 - the 95th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Annual Swimsuit Edition

Posted July 5 - the July 2010 Edition of the Graveyard Rabbits Carnival - Scavenger Hunt

Posted July 16 - the 8th Edition of A Festival of Postcards - Geo

July 1 - Data Backup Day

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

Scanfest: Sunday, July 25th, 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.

A swarm of honey bees in May
Is often worth a load of hay,
A swarm of honey bees in June
Is often worth a silver spoon,
A swarm of bees in hot July
Is hardly ever worth a fly.

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