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The Calle Ocho festival takes place annually in Miami, Florida. The carnival takes place along the Calle Ocho strip and features street vendors, music and dancing. The festival began in 1978 when Cuban immigrants wanted to express themselves and educate South Floridians about their culture and community.

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Kwanzaa is an annual holiday, celebrated primarily in the United States, affirming African family and social values. It takes place through January 1.

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The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what happens when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious about fitting in. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to choose an American name from a…

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Labor Day is a United States federal holiday celebrated every year on the first Monday of September. This day celebrates the efforts that workers make for themselves and their country.

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Aloha Festivals occur annually all over the state of Hawaii. These festivals are celebrated to acknowledge and preserve the unique traditions of the Hawaiian Islands. The celebrations are enjoyed for the entire month of September.

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The Little League World Series, an annual baseball tournament in the United States for children 10 to 12 years of age, will be held from August 18 to August 29 at the Little League headquarters complex in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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