Happy Tanabata! For those unfamiliar behind the story of Tanabata, it involves the celebration of the meeting of the two lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi. I.e. the stars Vega and Altair, who are separated by the Milky Way. For those of us who have watched SHnY, Haruhi does explain a little of Tanabata in the first episode of the new season: Bamboo Rhapsody.
Here is a good version of the story (in Japanese) from which I learned from earlier in the year while at school. The language isn’t too hard and you can choose for it to only be in Hiragana or with Kanji.
Today is also significant in one other anime:
Happy birthday to Kagami and Tsukasa!!~