Chocolate Soufflé Day-February 28th
Soufflés are a sweet treat that can satisfy your chocolate craving. It is a type of cake made from a custard base and egg whites beaten to a soft peak with chocolate added to it to give it a rich, delicious flavor. A tricky dessert to make, chocolate soufflés are sure to impress your dinner guests and are definitely worth making on this one celebratory day a year. You can also get your hands on one of these mouth-watering soufflés at several of the cafes located in the Time Warner Building in Columbus Circle.
World Book Day-March 1st
This is certainly a day for all book lovers in NYC to celebrate their love of reading. Whether you like to read mysteries or horrors, romance novels or science-fiction, it is an inevitable fact that the world would be completely different without literature. Books have been enlightening and educating us for thousands of years, so it should go without saying that books should be widely celebrated. Check out The Strand Bookstore to celebrate your love of reading and purchase a new book.
Dr.Seuss Day-March 2nd
Held annually on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss Day is a holiday that celebrates the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel – otherwise known by the pen name by which he authored children’s books: Dr. Seuss. During the 1990s, the National Education Association advocated for a day to celebrate reading all over the United States. In 1998, it started Read Across America and decided to hold it on the same day as Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Come celebrate this day with the New York Public Library and enjoy a dancing and singing Dr.Seuss spectacular for all ages.
Genealogy Day-March 10th
Many of us are too preoccupied with our lives to think too much about the past, especially ancestors of our who lived and died perhaps hundreds of years ago. every now and then, however, people who happen to have a bit more time start digging around and sometimes find out the most fascinating facts about where their forefathers came from and what kid of people they were. Think about it: aren’t you just a little bit curious? If so, Genealogy Day is sure to prove both fun and educational. Get a head start on finding out your genetic makeup at the New York Public Library’s Genealogy Day event.
Potato Chip Day-March 14th
This is one holiday you may take with a pinch of salt! Potato Chip Day is a celebration of the world’s best-loved snack, first created in the 19th century. Tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt was staying at Saratoga Springs in New York and kept on sending back his French fries because he said they were cut too thick. Chef George Crum cut his spuds as thin as possible, initially as a joke – and the result was the world’s first potato chips. The snack’s popularity spread in the 1920s, when the first mass-produced packs went on sale. In NYC there is a candy store or pharmacy on every corner that is sure to carry your favorite kind of chips.
Puppy Day-March 23rd
Puppy Day celebrates that most adorable of our four-footed friends, the baby canine, and it’s quite possibly the cutest day ever. It doesn’t matter the breed or gender, all puppies are the perfect solution to a terrible day. When Puppy Day comes around, you better be ready for a barking good time, there’s no way to avoid it when the day is about the ultimate ball of heart-melting fluff! Visit one of the thousands of animals shelters in New York to see how you can lend a hand to help puppies find a home.