October holidays

Major card sending holidays

Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)

Oct 02-04, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Sep 29, 2016
The beginning of the Jewish year is a holiday full of wonderful traditions, a time to celebrate but also contemplate and not do anything Rosh – er, rash. Sending loved ones Rosh Hashanah cards is a great way to kick of the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is actually one of four Jewish “new years” observances, though it is... see more
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World Teachers Day

Oct 05, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Sep 29, 2016
"World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO - celebrates teachers worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers." Reproduced from Education International... see more
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Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Oct 11-12, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Oct 6, 2016
At the end of the ten “Days of Awe” comes the coup de grâce: Yom Kippur. But instead of a big feast or party, Yom Kippur is a solemn day of atonement for the Jewish community. It’s important to keep the people you love in mind, and sending a Yom Kippur greeting card is a thoughtful way to show them you care. During the... see more
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Sweetest Day

Oct 15, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Oct 11, 2016
This is your opportunity to show the "sweet" special in your life that you care by sending a few sweetest day cards. The holiday started in Ohio in 1922 by Herbert Birch Kingston. As a philanthropist and candy company employee he wanted to bring happiness to the less fortunate. He got famous actors to distribute candy... see more
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Boss's Day

Oct 17, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Didn’t you get the memo? It’s Boss's Day! Bosses aren’t generally celebrated so much as rather grudgingly respected. But every October 16 the water cooler warriors of the world come together en masse to enshrine their employers in office-related swag. This is perhaps the biggest day of the year for purchases of coffee... see more
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Diwali

Oct 30 - Nov 03, 2016
Last day to send a card is Sun, Oct 30, 2016
It’s a holiday as epic as the Ramayana. Diwali, a holiday celebrated by three of India’s major religions, brings a monsoon of merriment during the autumn months. Diwali is known as the festival of lights, and many people choose to observe it by hanging light displays from their houses; some displays are so ornate that... see more
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Halloween

Oct 31, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 26, 2016
It’s that time again. Time to dust off that witch’s cap or that set of Frankenstein neck bolts, time to practice that Vincent Price voice or give your best rendition of “Fly My pretties!” And while you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up some dry ice and brain-shaped lollipops at the supermarket, along with a Halloween... see more
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Other holidays

Do Something Nice Day

Oct 05, 2013
Last day to send a card is Tue, Oct 1, 2013
We know you're thinking this is a BS holiday. And you'd be right. But you'd also be missing a great opportunity to do something nice for the people you love. Buy them Greeting Card or perform some random acts of kindness. Pay-it-forward style. This is not a Congressionally recognized holiday. Figures. When was... see more
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 01-31, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is a month long annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention... see more
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