Cosmic & calendar highlights 2016

Cosmic & calendar highlights 2016

Just the highlights, not an inclusive list. Lots of seasonal dates and Full Moons falling on weekends, including a Saturday spring equinox. Biggie of the year: Full Moon weekend Summer Solstice! Next biggie: Lunar Samhain and Divali occur on a Sunday, the the day before Halloween/Samhain.

Februaryvertical moon phases

8 – New Moon & Chinese New Year

23 – Full Moon falls on a Saturday

 

March

8 – International Women’s Day falls on a New Moon

19 – Vernal Equinox falls on a Saturday

 

April

22 – Earth Day falls on a Friday and a Full Moon

 

May

1 – Beltane falls on a Sunday

21 – Vesak and Full Moon fall on a Saturday

 

June

20 – Summer Solstice falls on a Sunday and a Full Moon

 

October

15 – Harvest Full Moon falls on a Saturday

30 – Lunar Samhain and Divali occur the day (Sunday) before Halloween

31 – Halloween falls on a Full Moon

Amy Martin

Amy Martin is the author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash. More info at http://itchy.biz/. She also writes for TheaterJones (comedy), GreenSource DFW (North Texas Wild column), and Senior Voice (TheAging Hippie column). A journalist for over 30 years, she wrote for Dallas Observer, Dallas Times Herald, Dallas Morning News, and D magazine, and was contributing editor and columnist for Garbage magazine. She was known by many in North Texas as the Moonlady for her alternative newservice of 15 years, Moonlady News, and served as creator/producer/promoter of the acclaimed Winter and Summer SolstiCelebrations for 20 years. 

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