2020 Calendar

Meetings are held in the South Lake Tahoe area. Regular chapter meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from September to May inclusive. Exceptions are noted by *. Please contact Regent Rosemary Manning for specific locations.

Dates & Times Details



Here’s to a Happy, Healthy,
Safe and Prosperous 2021!

        R.E.D. Friday's Honor our Veterans!
       
        Wear RED every Friday to Remember Everyone Deployed!

 indicates a day to fly the U.S. Flag


January 9


National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

 


January 18, 2021 
(Monday)

 


Martin Luther King Day









Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation, and for racial equality in the United States.



January 20, 2021


  Presidential Inauguration Day




Presidential Inauguration Day is the day on which the President of the United States is sworn in and takes office. At exactly noon, the President takes the oath of office, traditionally administered by the Chief Justice of the United States, using the form mandated in Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution. 

 

 

 


January 21, 2021



Virtual Chapter Meeting at 6:30 p.m. / Virtual Social Time 6:00 PM


Program:  “How a
3000-Mile Motorcycle Ride is Healing Vietnam Veterans,”
                 Presented by
National DAR Service for Veterans Chair Kristine Wood.


February 15
(Monday)


  President's Day

Washington's Birthday, also known as Presidents' Day, is a federal holiday which honors presidents of the United States, including George Washington.  George Washington was the first president of the United States of America. His first term as president was from 1789 to 1793 and his second term from 1793 to 1797. Before he became president, he played important roles in the military, leading the American Continental Army to victory over the British in 1783. Washington is often seen as the father of the United States and is probably the best known American politician ever.


February 18



Virtual Chapter Meeting at 6:30 p.m. / Virtual Social Time 6:00 PM

ProgramSugar Pine Foundation,” presented by Maria MirchevaMaria became the Executive Director  of the foundation following the Angora Fire in 2007. Maria holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Science and Management with a focus on Conservation Policy from UC Santa Barbara. 





March 14
(Sunday)


 Daylight Savings begins -
Spring forward one hour! 

 


March 18


Virtual Chapter Meeting at 6:30 PM / Virtual Social Time 6:00 PM

Program: “”Adaptive Sports in Tahoe,” presented by Marina Gardiner

 


April 15




Virtual Chapter Meeting at 6:30 PM
  & Virtual Social Time 6:00 PM

Program: : “Navajo Code Talkers,” presented by April Winchester

 

 


May 8


 
  V-E Day (Victory in Europe/End of WWII) Celebrated in Europe
          
          & Military Spouse Appreciation Day
- A day to acknowledge the significant others of military personnel who hold the fort down at home while their partners are protecting the country.

 

 

May 16
(Sunday)


Armed Forces Day


A day of celebration enacted by President Harry S. Truman to pay special tribute to the men and women who are currently serving in the United States Military. 


May 20


Virtual Chapter Meeting at 6:30 PM / Virtual Social Time 6:00 PM

Program: to be announced


May 31
(Monday)


  Memorial Day Observance

A Federal holiday signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967 for remembering and honoring persons who have died while serving the United States Armed Forces. 
Originally known as Decoration Day and established in 1861 during the American Civil War to decorate the graves of soldiers who died in military service.


June 6


 76th Anniversary of D-Day

D-Day is observed in the U.S. in memory of the Normandy landings in France on June 6, 1944, in which American soldiers and other Allied forces fought to end World War II in Europe and liberate Western Europe from Nazi Germany's control through the combined combat attack operations of twelve Allied nations: United States, United Kingdom, France, Poland, Belgium, Greece, Netherlands, Norway, Czechoslovakia, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The largest invasion in history.


June 14
(Sunday)


 Flag Day

Celebrated on June 14 each year to honor the United States flag and to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14,1777. On the same day, the United States Army celebrates its birthday. Flag Day falls within National Flag Week, a time when Americans reflect on the foundations of the nation’s freedom. The flag of the United States represents freedom and has been an enduring symbol of the country’s ideals since its early days. During both events, Americans also remember their loyalty to the nation, reaffirm their belief in liberty and justice, and observe the nation’s unity.

 

No Chapter meeting during June or July.


July 4
(Sunday)

 


 Independence Day

244th Anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the Continental Congress declared the thirteen American Colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain, and were now united, free, and independent states.

 


August 20


Chapter Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Program:  To be announced.


September 7
(Monday)


  Labor Day

 


September 11


  Patriot Day -
On the direction of the President, the flag of the United States of America should be displayed on the homes of Americans, the White House and all United States government buildings in the whole world. The flag should be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect to those who died on September 11, 2001. Many people observe a moment of silence at 8:46 AM (Eastern Daylight Time). This marks the time that the first plane flew into the World Trade Center.

 


September 17
(Friday)


Constitution Day -
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on September 17 commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787. It is dedicated to all US citizens.

 


September 17-23


 
  Constitution Week

 


I
n the summer of 1787 delegates convened in Philadelphia to create “a more perfect    union” and to craft the country's constitution. They worked to develop a framework that would provide balance and freedom, taking into account federal and state interests, as well as individual human rights. The delegates signed the Constitution of the United States on September 17 that year. By June 21, 1788, the Constitution was effective, having been approved by nine of the 13 states.


September 16


Chapter Meeting at 6:30 PM

Program:  to be announced


September 18
(Saturday)

 

 

POW/MIA Recognition Day

 



October 11



 
  130th Anniversary of the founding of NSDAR
  
  Founded 1890





October 13
(Wednesday)


  

  NSDAR Day of Prayer

  The Prayer at Valley Forge, oil painting by Arnold Friberg.

 



October 11 
(Monday)


Columbus Day

 



October 15



Chapter Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Program:  TBA

 


November 1
(Sunday)

 
  Daylight Savings Time Ends -
Clocks are moved backward 1 hour.


November 11
(Thursday)


 Veteran's Day

 

 


November 19

 


Chapter Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Program: to be announced


November 25


 

  Thanksgiving Holiday 





Thanksgiving Day is a day for people in the US to give thanks for what they have. Families and friends get together for a meal, which traditionally includes a roast turkey, stuffing, potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy, and pumpkin pie. George Washington, the first president of the United States, proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1789. It was an intermittent celebration until President Abraham Lincoln, in 1863, proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens," to be celebrated on the last Thursday in November.



December 25
(Saturday)


 
  Christmas Holiday

 

 

Please contact Chapter Regent Rosemary Manning for specific locations or more information.