Cancer Survivors Day

Cancer Survivors Day

2nd June (First Sunday of June)

There’s an epidemic in the world today, one that seeps into every level of the social strata. Education is no protection, nor is wealth, and while there are ways to reduce the possibility that you’ll...

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    Doughnut Day

    Doughnut Day

    7th June (First Friday of June)

    Everyone loves donuts, there's something about that delicious deep fried treat that brings a smile to everyone's face. Donut day celebrates this wonderful treat, it's history and a special holiday brought into being to honor...

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      World Gin Day

      World Gin Day

      8th June (Second Saturday of June)

      Distilled spirits have been with us for a very long time, and all of them have rich histories covering the sometimes mysterious origins of their use. While spirits have long been used medicinally, only one...

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        Jerky Day

        Jerky Day

        13th June (Second Thursday of June)

        ”You might be a redneck if you think that beef jerky and Moon Pies are two of the major food groups.” ~ Jeff Foxworthy For millennia mankind has gained the benefits of consuming a diet containing meat...

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          World Juggling Day

          World Juggling Day

          15th June (Closest Saturday to 17th June)

          Swirling and looping, rising and falling, the juggler’s tools fly through the air with an elegance surprising in pins and rings, knives and hatchets. World Juggling Day recognizes the amazing feats of dexterity and skill...

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            Cherry Tart Day

            Cherry Tart Day

            18th June (Third Tuesday of June)

            It is thought that the origins of Cherry Tart Day date back to the annual National Cherry Festival held in Michigan, USA. Cherries were plentiful in supply but their uses were limited. Although cherries are...

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              Dump The Pump Day

              Dump The Pump Day

              20th June (Third Thursday of June)

              “The problem is that everywhere the gas drilling industry goes, a trail of water contamination, air pollution, health concerns and betrayal of basic American civic and community values follows.” ~ Josh Fox Every year we get closer...

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                Take Your Dog To Work Day

                Take Your Dog To Work Day

                21st June (First Friday after June 19th)

                Dogs have been man’s best friend far back into pre-history when they became domesticated by choosing to live and work alongside mankind. From the very beginning, they worked alongside us, hunting and tracking and even...

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                Please Take My Children To Work Day

                Please Take My Children To Work Day

                24th June (Last Monday of June)

                You know who doesn’t get enough credit? Moms. Listen, we know they get a LOT of credit, but if you stop to consider all the things they have to manage in the day, they really...

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                  Log Cabin Day

                  Log Cabin Day

                  30th June (Last Sunday of June)

                  Back in the early days of the world, people built homes out of strong and sturdy logs. Carefully notched together and sealed in-between with a caulking agent like mud or clay, Log Cabins were sturdy...

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                    Say Something Nice Day

                    Say Something Nice Day

                    Every June 1st

                    Say Something Nice Day began in Charleston, South Carolina, when the Mayors of North Charleston and Charleston came together with members of the Charleston-Atlantic Presbytery and the South Carolina Baptist Convention to create a day...

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                    Rocky Road Day

                    Rocky Road Day

                    Every June 2nd

                    Rocky Road Day is a day dedicated to the eating of Rocky Road ice cream; a dessert made from marshmallows, nuts, and chocolate. As well as an ice cream flavor, Rocky Road has become a...

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                    Chimborazo Day

                    Chimborazo Day

                    Every June 3rd

                    Sometimes what qualifies as the biggest or tallest thing is dependent upon one’s perspective in life. Such is the case with the mountain known as Chimborazo. While its elevation is less than that of Everest...

                    Hug Your Cat Day

                    Hug Your Cat Day

                    Every June 4th

                    Hug Your Cat Day is one of those pleasingly straightforward holidays. Quite simply, it is a day in which cat owners everywhere are encouraged to hug their cats. The more dedicated amongst them will not...

                    Sausage Roll Day

                    Sausage Roll Day

                    Every June 5th

                    There’s a treat that we poor colonists have rarely ever enjoyed, it’s a delicious meat-filled pastry that is flaky, flavorful, and all around amazing. If you’ve never had these savory filled puff pastries it is...

                    Gardening Exercise Day

                    Gardening Exercise Day

                    Every June 6th

                    Research indicates that Gardening Exercise Day originates with gardening clubs and groups. It is a day when people are encouraged to get off the couch, head out into the garden, and tend their patches. Not...

                    VCR Day

                    VCR Day

                    Every June 7th

                    They were the hallmark of movie watching in our youth, carrying films home from our local Blockbuster for a night of family fun and entertainment. Together we’d gather around the huge cathode ray tube TV’s...

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                    Best Friends Day

                    Best Friends Day

                    Every June 8th

                    Life wouldn't be the same without best friends. They’re the friends that can be counted on to be there at a moment’s notice. The ones who love, laugh, support, and cherish - in both good...

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                    Donald Duck Day

                    Donald Duck Day

                    Every June 9th

                    Donald Duck is one of the most iconic characters of the Disney franchise and has, for multiple generations, been one of the hallmarks of childhood and innocence. Also, of rage driven spite filled incoherent rambling...

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                      Iced Tea Day

                      Iced Tea Day

                      Every June 10th

                      ”Iced tea is too pure and natural a creation not to have been invented as soon as tea, ice, and hot weather crossed paths.” ~ John Egerton On a hot summer day, there’s nothing that quenches the...

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                      Yarn Bombing Day

                      Yarn Bombing Day

                      Every June 11th

                      They’re showing up everywhere, like some kind of psychedelically colorful mushroom that grows sock-like over surfaces like trees and scaffolding and even bike racks. Somewhere, somehow, these normal everyday objects have suddenly become ensconced in...

                      Superman Day

                      Superman Day

                      Every June 12th

                      What’s that?! There in the sky? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s the Man of Tomorrow! Superman has gone by many names over the years, but one thing has remained the same. He has...

                      Sewing Machine Day

                      Sewing Machine Day

                      Every June 13th

                      Long ago, when mankind first started working with fibers to produce clothing, things were long and arduous. Fiber had to be laboriously broken down and spun into yarn and thread, and then thread woven into...

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                      World Blood Donor Day

                      World Blood Donor Day

                      Every June 14th

                      The history of blood donation goes back further than you might expect, reaching as far back as the 17th century. The medical specialists of the time knew that blood was a vital element in the...

                      Nature Photography Day

                      Nature Photography Day

                      Every June 15th

                      Have you ever enjoyed a photo of a flower? Or a close up of a bee landing on the entrance to its hive? Have you marveled at the grace of a gazelle leaping through the...

                      World Tapas Day

                      World Tapas Day

                      Every June 16th

                      Never tried tapas? Then you're missing out! On World Tapas Day, we're all about celebrating everything that makes these bite-size savory dishes so great and tasty. This mainstay of Spanish cuisine is often served up as a...

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                      Eat Your Vegetables Day

                      Eat Your Vegetables Day

                      Every June 17th

                      They come in every color of the rainbow, almost every believable shape and size, and the flavors they bring to the table are absolutely astounding. Whether you’re just talking about the staple vegetables like carrots...

                      International Picnic Day

                      International Picnic Day

                      Every June 18th

                      It's often claimed that life is no picnic - but today it is! International Picnic Day is a chance to eat out in the open air with friends or family. The word "picnic" comes from the...

                      Garfield The Cat Day

                      Garfield The Cat Day

                      Every June 19th

                      Garfield The Cat Day is celebrated annually on 19th June. The day is set aside to honour all things related to the ginger feline. Garfield was famously created by cartoonist Jim Davis and appeared in...

                      Ice Cream Soda Day

                      Ice Cream Soda Day

                      Every June 20th

                      Ice Cream Soda Day is celebrated annually on June 20th. Therefore, you should invest some time in slurping this frothy wonderment up a stripy straw. The drink is comprised of only a couple of scoops...

                      World Music Day

                      World Music Day

                      Every June 21st

                      ”Music expresses that which cannot be put into words, and that which cannot remain silent.” ~ Victor Huge There’s nothing in the world like the sound of your favorite song coming on, it just gets right into...

                      Onion Rings Day

                      Onion Rings Day

                      Every June 22nd

                      They’re rich and crisp and delicious, surprisingly sweet for a flavor so often related to being spicy and the source of tears. But something about the process of breading them in a flavorful coating and...

                      Let It Go Day

                      Let It Go Day

                      Every June 23rd

                      ”I don't really have any regrets because if I choose not to do something there is usually a very good reason. Once I've made the decision I don't view it as a missed opportunity, just...

                      Swim a Lap Day

                      Swim a Lap Day

                      Every June 24th

                      Take a lap!  Around the pool that is, Swim a Lap Day is a day to get your snorkel and goggles on and patronize your local swimming pool. Swimming is a great way of getting...

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                      Global Beatles Day

                      Global Beatles Day

                      Every June 25th

                      Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these broken wings and learn to fly All your life You were only waiting for this moment to arise About Global Beatles Day It was in the year 1960, on a foggy...

                      Beautician’s Day

                      Beautician’s Day

                      Every June 26th

                      We all need a little help looking our best now and then, and Beautician's Day celebrates those cosmetological experts who can help hide our flaws and bring out the absolute best of our beauty. There are...

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                      Pineapple Day

                      Pineapple Day

                      Every June 27th

                      It’s our favorite fruit, a lush, prickly, green leafed ground fruit that is a delicious addition to just about any meal. It’s sweet and tangy on its own and is practically the definition of the...

                      Happy Heart Hugs Day

                      Happy Heart Hugs Day

                      Every June 28th

                      What day is it? Well, today it's Happy Heart Hugs Day! What does that mean? Well, it means it's time to get super snuggly and lovely dovey with the people you really love - lots of happy...

                      Waffle Iron Day

                      Waffle Iron Day

                      Every June 29th

                      Ahhh the Waffle Iron, creator of some of the most delicious breakfast delicacies the world round.  There's so many different types of them as well, you have your regular waffle iron, your deluxe multi-waffle irons...

                      Social Media Day

                      Social Media Day

                      Every June 30th

                      Social Media Day was launched by the popular website Mashable back in 2010, and often sees fans of the site going to real life meetups. Social media seems to be everywhere these days. Though the days...

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                      Dairy Month

                      Dairy Month

                      Every June

                      Do you like Ice Cream? What about Yoghurt? Mozarella Cheese? Cheddar? Munster? Do white sauces on pasta make you drool? Is your coffee not complete without a rich pour of half and half? When you...

                      Iced Tea Month

                      Iced Tea Month

                      Every June

                      Iced tea is a sweet, refreshing, cold drink which can be enjoyed all year round. It can be made in a number of flavours, including lemon or peach. It's often served with ice cubes and...

                      Soul Food Month

                      Soul Food Month

                      Every June

                      The African-American culinary heritage is rich, enticing, and positively delicious. Soul Food Month is there to celebrate this long and varied tradition. It is sponsored by the Culinary Historians of Chicago, a city famous for...

                      Country Cooking Month

                      Country Cooking Month

                      Every June

                      If you love traditional home cooking, Country Cooking Month is the perfect month to try something new. This special month was created to promote simple, healthy home cooked meals. You could even try growing some...

                      Great Outdoors Month

                      Great Outdoors Month

                      Every June

                      If you love getting out and about and enjoying yourself, Great Outdoors Month is the perfect month for you! It's a great opportunity to encourage children in the importance of outside play and how getting...

                      Candy Month

                      Candy Month

                      Every June

                      While we may celebrate candy all year long, June has the privilege of being the official Candy Month. No one seems entirely sure why or how June became Candy Month but, when the title gives...

                      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

                      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

                      Every June

                      For millions of people around the world, the most traumatic events of their lives have never ended. PTSD is a lingering reminder that turns every day into a potential minefield, with flashbacks and triggers potentially...

                      Audiobook Month

                      Audiobook Month

                      Every June

                      Who doesn’t love cozying down with a good book now and then? It’s a great way to pass the time and can take you on wonderful adventures in other worlds, or recount amazing lives of...