Are you looking for a quick and easy way to get organized? Download and print the April 2017 calendar today and begin to map out your month. The Microsoft April 2017 calendar template is available as a free download on this page. Simply click the link to get started.
Legal and School Holidays on the April 2017 Calendar
No legal holidays fall during this month. Many schools and school districts, both private and public, from the elementary level up through college, close for a Spring Break for a week or longer during April.
Religious Holidays on the April 2017 Calendar
- Easter Holidays start on the 9th, with Palm Sunday. For Christians, this celebrates Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
- The Jewish holiday of Passover begins on the 11th, the night of the full moon. Passover lasts seven days and celebrates the deliverance of the Jews from their enslavement in Egypt, over 3,000 year ago.
- Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus, falls on the 14th. In many areas, banks and other businesses shut down from noon till 3 p.m.–or all afternoon– to mark this event.
- The 15th is observed by many Christians as Holy Saturday.
- Easter Sunday falls on the 16th of the April 2017 calendar, in both the Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditions.
- The last day of Passover is the 18th.
Other Days to Note on the April 2017 Calendar
- April Fool’s Day is the first of the month. If anyone tells you different, you’re being fooled.
- In the United States, Tax Day is April 17th, a Monday. Usually, taxes are due on the 15th, but that date falls on a Saturday this year.
- Earth Day falls on the 22nd, a Saturday. Since 1970, countries all over the world have used this day to raise environmental awareness and support for environmental protection efforts.
- Wednesday, the 26th, is Administrative Professionals Day. Bosses, make your lunch reservations early. Taking assistants and administrators out for a long and often expensive lunch to show appreciation for their work during the year is expected, and restaurants will be busy all through the week.
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