Here’s a look at the week ahead on our “Sunday Morning” Calendar:
On Monday, fans of Bei Bei, the youngest giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, celebrate his first birthday.
Tuesday is UNESCO’s International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition, marking the beginning of a slave rebellion in Haiti in 1791.
- International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition, UNESCO (August 23)
Wednesday kicks off the 21st annual Air Guitar World Championships in Finland.
Watch the winner of the 2015 Air Guitar World Championship, Kereel “Your Daddy” Blumenkrants of Russia:
Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, kicking off a week of free admission system-wide.
- Join our party! Celebrating 100 years
- National Park Service (nps.gov)
- Conor Knighton: On The Trail
Friday is National Dog Day, a celebration of all breeds, purebred and mixed.
- National Dog Day (August 26)
- Adoptable Dogs in your local shelter
- The Dogist photographs Man’s Best Friend (“Sunday Morning,” 10/18/15)
While Saturday sees the 80th anniversary of the premiere of the movie “Swing Time,” starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers ... and featuring the Oscar-winning song ”The Way You Look Tonight.”