Simplifying Fall Festivals
Posted September 22, 2013on:
Treasury of Celebrations is the last edition of a long-standing Alternatives staple, The Alternate Celebrations Catalog.
This last edition, a compilation of the six earlier editions, is called Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth (published by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake, BC, Canada, best known for its Season of Creation curriculum).
QUICK OVERVIEW: Treasury of Celebrations
Part 3: Celebrations – Rites of Passage, like birthdays and weddings
In the fall, September-December:
• Labor Day
• Autumn begins
• Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year)
• Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)
• Sukkot (Festival of Booths)
• World Food Day
• United Nations Day
• Remembrance Day: see Memorial Day
• Hanukkah (Feast of Dedication)
10 Tips for Simpler, More Meaningful Celebrations
Planning an Alternative Christmas Workshop
How to Organize an Alternative Christmas Community Festival
UNPLUG the Christmas Machine Workshop Leader’s Guide
Alternatives’ Legacy Resource: Voluntary Simplicity Study/Action Guide also deals primarily with celebrations.
Read a few articles that might be helpful to you, your family and your congregation or group, all FREE and complete.
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