Diversity & Heritage Calendar
10 - Pitru Paksha: A 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar, beginning September 10, when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, especially through food offerings.
23 - Native American Day: Celebrated in California on the fourth Friday of September every year in celebration of Native-American culture.
25 - Death of Prophet Muhammad: Occurs annually on the 28th day of the Islamic month of Safar and this year, that falls on September 25. Not only does this day commemorate the Death of Prophet Muhammad but also the Martyrdom of Imam Hassan, both being important events to Shi’a Muslims.
25-27 - Rosh Hashanah: Literally translating to ‘head of the year’, is the Jewish New Year, starting on the first day of Tishrei — the Jewish calendar’s first month — and will be celebrated this year from sundown to sundown, September 25 through September 27.
26 - Navaratri: A biannual and one of the most revered Hindu festivals observed in the honour of goddess Mahadevi.