March is Women’s History Month. Started in 1987, Women’s History Month recognizes all women for their valuable contributions to history and society.
March is also National Mental Retardation Awareness Month, which was established to increase awareness and understanding of issues affecting people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities.
March 8 is International Women’s Day. First observed in 1911 in Germany, it has now become a major global celebration honoring women’s economic, political, and social achievements.
March 13 – April 15 is Deaf History Month. This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.
April is Celebrate Diversity Month. Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all.
April is also Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children's normal development of social and communication skills.
April 14 to April 22 is Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrated each spring in rememberance of the Jews' deliverance out of slavery in Egypt in 1300 B.C.
April 20 is Easter, a holiday celebrated by Christians to recognize Jesus' return from the dead after he was crucified. It is considered to be the most important Christian holiday.