Save the Date: July/August 2013


Noteworthy events for the two summer months ahead.

Join your neighbors from the north in celebrating a day of pride and heritage on Canada Day, which takes place on July 1. Did you know that the U.S. and Canada share the largest undefended border in the world?

Celebrate our nation’s birthday on July 4th as we mark 237 years of independence.

Vive la France! Bastille Day is on July 14 and many will commemorate modern France and French democracy on this day.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their first child. Will the future monarch be a king or queen? We’ll find out in mid July.

The Islamic community will begin observing its most auspicious occasion, Ramadan, on July 9. The fasting ritual will end 30 days later on August 7.

Don’t forget to wish President Barack Obama a happy 52nd birthday on August 4. Send him a tweet at @BarackObama.

August 14, also known as VJ Day, marks the end of World War II.

The U.S. Open will be held on Monday, August 26, through Sunday, September 29, in Flushing, NY. Will Rafael Nadal repeat his 2012 championship, or will he exit early similar to this year’s Wimbledon? Full schedule can be found here. End of Story

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