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Look to the stars this week
The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, April 15th, 2019

20 meteors per hour, coming in hot

#1 Trending Event
☄️ The Lyrid Meteor Shower

April marks the return of the Lyrid Meteor Shower. Look to the sky this week to catch a glimpse of up to 20 meteors per hour. The show starts April 16th and runs through the 28th, but the action peaks on the 22nd. Be sure to mark that date down on your calendar. 

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

#2 Trending Event
🐰 A few major religious holidays
We've got three big holidays trending on Forekast right now, including Easter, Passover, and Good Friday. Plus, all those Easter eggs get discounted to half price on Monday, so make a trip to the store. 


#3 Trending Event
🏆 The Pulitzer Prize winners are announced
Today the Pulitzer Prize Board decides who wins awards in journalism, literature, drama and music. They'll be live streaming the event on their website at 3PM ET. 


#4 Trending Event
👾 Nintendo Game Boy's 30th birthday
Born on April 21st, 1989, Nintendo's Game Boy is finally growing up and moving out of the basement. Dust off your old best friend - it probably still works! 

What Else is Happening?

Other
💯 The TIME 100 List Announcement
The 2019 list will be announced this week, which includes people who have changed the world (for better or worse).  TIME currently has a reader poll which closes on April 16. Currently, the top-3 features BTS, Michelle Obama, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. 


Movies
🐧 Disney's "Penguins" in theaters
Except for Disney nature’s 8th release, there’s not a lot of big movies coming out this week.  If you’re interested in documentaries, this one follows a penguin named Steve who searches for a life partner in the Antarctic. Here's the preview


Holidays
👩‍🎨 World Creativity and Innovation Day
This is only the second annual celebration of this UN observed day.  #WCID was created to encourage creative multidisciplinary thinking to help us achieve the sustainable future we want.


Holidays
🖐 National High Five Day
Is there anything more satisfying than getting/giving a high-five?  The trick to a good high-five, aim for the elbows.


⭐ The Best of the Rest

There are so many events to mention and we can't fit them all in this newsletters, so don't forget to check out the Forekast website for everything happening this week.  Below are some other events we'd like to give a brief mention:

If you haven’t had time to indulge in your favorite creative activity, set aside a few moments today to treat yourself for World Art Day.

Say thanks to your favorite Librarian this Tuesday - It's National Librarian Day.

Saturday is Chinese Language Day, one of the six language days for the official languages ​​of the United Nations.  Chinese is the second such day in 2019, French was the first last March.

Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.

You're All Caught Up! 

Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you see any big events coming up in the future. 

👋See You Next Week!

 

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