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the happy event

The birth of a child. I'm sorry I couldn't make it for the happy event, but I will be there to meet the little one soon!
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happy event

the birth of a child. humorous
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a/the ˌhappy eˈvent

(humorous) the birth of a baby: ‘When’s the happy event, then?’ ‘At the end of July.’
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Happy Events is a non-governmental organization that provides support and teaches values to marginalized children.
The Get Happy event was created to give children a variety of joyful experiences to enjoy with new friends, helping build skills they will need throughout their lives.
Munir added: "It will be a happy event and there will be music and songs and things like that.
Traditionally, a large number of people used to gather in a house where marriage ceremony was being held while locals sung folk songs, and shared jokes to mark the happy event, said elderly Baba Ramzan, resident of Chak No-34/WB Vehari.
Cowell, of ''American Idol'' and ''The X Factor'' fame, posted a series of tweets about the happy event. He says the new mom is in ''great shape'' and describes his new son as ''healthy and handsome.''
Everybody deserves a second chance, and we wish the mum-to-be well for her happy event.
"This happy event has given much pleasure to the Royal Family and Her Majesty appreciated your thoughtfulness." Her proud mum Holley Allen said: "Paige was sat at her desk in her bedroom drawing whilst myself and my mother were in the other room.
"Our Royal Family share with you the feelings of joy and happiness on the occasion of this happy event," HM the King said.
Mum Valerie Gee said: "The fun day was a happy event for us because we raised money for the Joseph Salmon Trust.
NNA - 15/3/2011 - The newly elected Maronite Patriarch, Bechara Rahi, depicted on Tuesday his election as the chief of the Maronite Church as a happy event. He said he bowed before the divine will, providence, and guidance.
The Iranian vice president invited President Papoulias to visit Iran during the ancient Iranian New Year, Norouz (starting on March 20, 2011) celebrations, or send a representative to the happy event.
On the occasion of having the honour to declare this happy event for the people in the Governorate of Dhofar, Sayyid Al Busaidi expressed his utmost thanks and gratitude and his sincere loyalty and obedience to His Majesty on the occasion of the Blessed Renaissance Day Anniversary praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty and grant him good health and welfare.
On the occasion of having the honor to declare this happy event for the people in the Governorate of Dhofar, Sayyid al Busaidi expressed his utmost thanks and gratitude and his sincere loyalty and obedience to His Majesty on the occasion of the Blessed Renaissance Day Anniversary praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty and grant him good health and welfare.
HAPPY EVENT: Former Wales international footballer John Hartson married long-term partner Sarah McManus in low key ceremony recently
The Irishman, who became a father last year, seemed to suffer a classic case of the nappy factor after the happy event.