If you aren't Christian, or even if you are, you might be wondering what Good Friday is. Like many people, you might be guessing that it has something to do with Easter. But what?
In short, it commemorates the day Jesus died on the cross, which is considered the most somber day in the Christian calendar. It often coincides with . It is celebrated two days before Easter, so this year Good Friday falls on April 22.
Even if you're not religious, you can observe the symbolism of death before resurrection, a theme that dates back well before the birth of Jesus.
Another non-religious way to use the day for good: Think of ways you'd like to .
If you want suggestions on how to observe Good Friday, click here.
The map at right lists churches in San Lorenzo, Ashland and Cherryland many of which will hold Good Friday services. Our events calendar also carries fun happenings like Easter egg hunts. Just click on events and type "Easter" into the search box.