Your Guide to April


Find the fun in rain and taxes!

Siblings Day

They can be your best friend or the bane of your existence, but probably no one knows you better. Hug your sibling today!

Teach Children to Save Day

Helping kids develop healthy money habits today will lead to smarter financial decisions down the road.

Tax Day

Don't wait until the last minute! The sooner you file, the sooner you're done for another year.

Passover Begins

A celebration of hope and freedom. Happy Pesach!

Easter

Colorful eggs, marshmallow chicks, and chocolate bunnies: Happy Easter to you!.

Earth Day

With the habitats of many animals under attack, "Protect Our Species" is this year's Earth Day theme. Learn how you can help.

The Boston Marathon has been run in April since its inception in 1897. [1]

"April showers bring May flowers" is a famous saying that may have been around since 1560! [2]

Odd taxes through history include those on fireplaces, dice, windows, illegal drugs, wig powder, blueberries, body piercing, and fur. [3]

April is the birth month of Billie Holiday, Leonardo da Vinci, William Shakespeare, Maya Angelou, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Emma Watson. [4]

Sources

[1] Boston Athletic Association.

[2] George Latimer Apperson and Martin H. Manser, Dictionary of Proverbs.

[3] efile.com, “Strange and Unusual Taxes Throughout History.”

[4] Holiday Insights; Library Booklists; Fandango.


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