December holidays

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December holidays

art by Annie O'Brien

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art by Annie O'Brien

Annie O'Brien, features writer

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It’s finally December, which means weeks of holiday preparation and celebration. Although holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa reign as the most well-known, there are plenty of other more obscure holidays deserving celebration, too. Here is a list of some of the more interesting, albeit unknown, holidays you can celebrate during the last month of 2016.

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  • National Pie Day
  • National Eat a Red Apple Day

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  • National Roof Over Your Head Day

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  • International Ninja Day

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  • Make Up Your Mind Day

So, whether you celebrate the last month of the year by doing a crossword puzzle, pretending to be a time traveler or by answering the phone and saying “Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?”, enjoy your last few weeks of school and winter break.

*Information courtesy of nationaldaycalendar.com