Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day 2008

Although its traditions and dates may vary, Mother's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, dating back to ancient Greece. Honoring mothers, it seems, is a natural thing to do. In her article, "Mother's Day: More Than a Commercial Holiday," Melissa Slate reminds us of the origins of Mother's Day, and its long tradition in the U. S. and in England.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Family History Library hosts holiday event, Dec 1

As announced in the Deseret Morning News, "Family History Library is planning holiday event," a special holiday event will be held at the LDS Family History Library and the Museum of Church History and Art, located immediately to the west of Temple Square, in Salt Lake City. The event takes place on Saturday, December 1 and features activities for families, including presentations on holiday traditions in various countries. For a schedule of activities, go to www.familysearch.org and click on the link under the Family History Library heading. Parking is available for a fee at the northwest corner of West Temple and North Temple streets.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Don't Forget to Record Christmas Traditions

Gena Philibert-Ortega contributed the article, "Christmas Traditions: Past and Present" highlighting websites might help you better understand your traditions and that of your ancestors.

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