Day Of Hope

Day Of Hope

2nd April (First Wednesday of April)

Every year millions of children around the world are victims of abuse and neglect, and millions more receive preventative assistance to help avoid continuing abuse. Child Help is an organization dedicated to helping provide help to...

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    Tell A Lie Day

    Tell A Lie Day

    3rd April (First Thursday of April)

    There are times in our life when we really wish that whole ‘being honest’ thing wasn’t so prevalent.  Well, on ‘Tell a Lie Day’, you get a free pass!  Dishonesty is an art form that...

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      Walk to Work Day

      Walk to Work Day

      4th April (First Friday of April)

      Walking to work, who does that anymore? We know with all the rushing around you have to do and hitting the snooze button 5 times before crawling out of bed and barely getting there on...

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        Pillow Fight Day

        Pillow Fight Day

        5th April (First Saturday of April)

        It’s coming fellow warriors of nap-time shenanigans, that day where you raise your fluffy pillows high and charge into the streets. Together you will carry your bolsters and duvets, dakimakura and gullings, and bed pillows...

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        Be Kind To Lawyers Day

        Be Kind To Lawyers Day

        8th April (Second Tuesday of April)

        Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect. Hunter S. Thompson Seem an odd sentiment to open conversation about “Be Kind To Lawyers...

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        Day Of Silence

        Day Of Silence

        11th April ()

        Bullying in schools does not need to be tolerated and the Day of Silence was established in 1996 to highlight the impact of this on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students. This annual event is...

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          Library Workers Day

          Library Workers Day

          15th April

          Your local library is no longer just a place to check out a book or leaf through a magazine. Nowadays, you can also surf the web, rent a DVD, or even attend a community class...

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            Bookmobile Day

            Bookmobile Day

            16th April ()

            Bookmobile Day is an opportunity to celebrate one of the many services offered through public libraries. Originating in the nineteenth century, the earliest bookmobiles were horse-drawn wagons filled with boxes of books. In the 1920s...

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            High Five Day

            High Five Day

            17th April (Third Thursday of April)

            It is required by law to redo high fives if the first one was not good enoughUnknown Alright, so maybe that isn’t strictly true, but it should be. The “High Five” is a sacred tradition that...

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            Record Store Day

            Record Store Day

            19th April (Third Saturday of April)

            Record stores, eh? With digital music, iTunes and Amazon, they almost seem a thing of the past. But not quite! Record Store Day is here for us to appreciate the wonderful pastime of flicking through albums...

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            Administrative Professionals Day

            Administrative Professionals Day

            23rd April (Wednesday of the last full week in April)

            Where would we be without the secretaries of the world? Spare a thought to all of the paperwork that would never be done, the phone calls that would never be taken and the secretary jokes...

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              Teach Your Children to Save Day

              Teach Your Children to Save Day

              24th April

              Teach Your Children to Save Day is an educational program that was established by the American Bankers Association (ABA), with the aim of encouraging kids to develop a good savings habit as early as possible...

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              Hairball Awareness Day

              Hairball Awareness Day

              25th April (Last Friday in April)

              Hairball Awareness Day is a time to consider the grooming challenges of our purr-fectly aristocratic pets. Being beautiful and regal comes naturally to felines, but lots of personal grooming is required to maintain that exquisite...

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              Sense Of Smell Day

              Sense Of Smell Day

              26th April (Last Saturday of April)

              In the dark annals of history it served to protect us from danger as we came down from the trees and raised ourselves onto two feet. So strongly attached to our development is it that...

              Pinhole Photography Day

              Pinhole Photography Day

              27th April (Last Sunday of April)

              Pinhole Photography day was created to celebrate the art of pinhole photography. In an age of ever-growing digital photography, Pinhole photography day celebrate the humble pinhole camera. Whether you own or make your very own make...

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                One Day Without Shoes Day

                One Day Without Shoes Day

                29th April

                There are so many things so many of us take for granted on an everyday basis that millions of people in the world are forced to live without, such as electricity and medical care. There...

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                  World Stationery Day

                  World Stationery Day

                  30th April (Last Wednesday in April)

                  What with all of the emails and text messages all around us these days, it may seem that the art of writing letters and cards is slowly fading into oblivion. After all, who wants to...

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                  Fun Day

                  Fun Day

                  Every April 1st

                  Everyone needs a little unstructured fun in their day, and Fun Day is perfect for having time dedicated to exactly that.  In today’s high speed world with its constant pressure to go farther, get more...

                  Ferret Day

                  Ferret Day

                  Every April 2nd

                  The ferret is a much maligned and misunderstood animal, widely believed to be a smelly, quarrelsome, amoral, biting beast. All you have to do is take a quick look at some of the most popular children’s...

                  Chocolate Mousse Day

                  Chocolate Mousse Day

                  Every April 3rd

                  There is a dish that speaks of deep richness, a thick creamy substance comprised of that most decadent of flavors, chocolate. This is the day dedicated to this most delicious of desserts. This isn’t a...

                  Vitamin C Day

                  Vitamin C Day

                  Every April 4th

                  Vitamin C. We all hear about it, how good it is for us, how it will help us fight off that cold. But how much do we really know about this mystery substance, and just...

                  Deep Dish Pizza Day

                  Deep Dish Pizza Day

                  Every April 5th

                  Pizza lovers far and wide will be making the most of Deep Dish Pizza Day. This is your holiday! But first, let us thank Pizzeria Uno's founder Ike Sewell, without whom this day wouldn't exist...

                  Tartan Day

                  Tartan Day

                  Every April 6th

                  Tartan is one of the most recognizable patterns ever, and has a strong history for the people of Scotland. Tartan Day was created to celebrate Scottish history and the achievements of people of Scottish descent...

                  No Housework Day

                  No Housework Day

                  Every April 7th

                  Envision it, you’ve worked a long hard day and you’re exhausted to the core. The road hasn’t been kind to you, and you seem to have hit every stoplight. You’re already running late since you...

                  Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

                  Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

                  Every April 8th

                  Pencil, pen, felt tip or chalk, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is great fun for everyone. It's very straightforward: simply draw a picture of a bird in tribute to our feathered friends, but if you...

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                  Unicorn Day

                  Unicorn Day

                  Every April 9th

                  What mythological creature has been more beloved over the centuries than the unicorn? Symbols of purity and enchantment, unicorns are loved by both children and adults alike and are integral parts of many fairy tales...

                  Golfer’s Day

                  Golfer’s Day

                  Every April 10th

                  Some people believe that the word “golf” is derived from the phrase “gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.” However, very few words commonly used in the English language today gained their origins from acronyms. Other possibilities include...

                  Pet Day

                  Pet Day

                  Every April 11th

                  Pet Day is a chance for those of us who own pets to show them how much we love them. Now, we all can think of the traditional things: a new toy, some tasty treats...

                  Deskfast Day

                  Deskfast Day

                  Every April 12th

                  What with our careers being more important than ever to us these days, a new trend has begun to dominate the workplace—ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: the deskfast. What is the deskfast, you...

                  Thomas Jefferson Day

                  Thomas Jefferson Day

                  Every April 13th

                  Thomas Jefferson Day celebrates the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and one of the...

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                  Dolphin Day

                  Dolphin Day

                  Every April 14th

                  This holiday is celebrated throughout the world and in the grand scheme of things, Dolphin Day is perhaps one of the most well-known unofficial holidays of the world. Having gained steam in the 1990s and...

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                  That Sucks! Day

                  That Sucks! Day

                  Every April 15th

                  Sometimes you just need to accept that the world at large is a gigantic suck-fest. You get up in the morning (did we mention you have to get up in the morning) drink coffee (Which...

                  Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

                  Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

                  Every April 16th

                  Relax the dress code and work in comfort on Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day. Don't worry about knotting a tie, don't confine your feet in high heels; this is the day to wear your...

                  Haiku Poetry Day

                  Haiku Poetry Day

                  Every April 17th

                  It's not so simple, As writing five-seven-five, But we think it is ~ Anonymous If there’s one thing that we remember from High School, it’s the day that we were introduced to the great Japanese art-form that is Haiku...

                  Piñata Day

                  Piñata Day

                  Every April 18th

                  These colorful and creative candy containers are popular in celebrations and birthdays all over the world. Their origins may be much further back, but great fun and great memories have been created over nothing more...

                  Bicycle Day

                  Bicycle Day

                  Every April 19th

                  Bicycle Day does not, as one might expect, celebrate the ubiquitous two-wheeled mode of transport, beloved of city- and country- dwellers alike the world over. Rather, it celebrates a particular historical event that involves a...

                  Chinese Language Day

                  Chinese Language Day

                  Every April 20th

                  As the world's most widely spoken language it seems appropriate that Mandarin Chinese has one day every year dedicated to it. This officially marked day of Mandarin language celebration was established by the United Nations...

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                  Tea Day

                  Tea Day

                  Every April 21st

                  ”You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis That’s about the perfect sentiment we can think of for a nice cup of tea. Tea...

                  Jelly Bean Day

                  Jelly Bean Day

                  Every April 22nd

                  Some of us harbor a dark secret, one that leaves us shamed and reviled by all those who, by their estimation, are the repositories of better taste. They sneer at our choices and look upon...

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                  Talk Like Shakespeare Day

                  Talk Like Shakespeare Day

                  Every April 23rd

                  "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date". ~ Sonnet 18 To many, he was...

                  Pig In A Blanket Day

                  Pig In A Blanket Day

                  Every April 24th

                  “A big Russian lady, who seemed to be the household cook, supervised the making of zakuski -- Russian hors d'oeuvres, which unfortunately didn't include Pigs In A Blanket. What kind of party is this?” ― Nelson...

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                  World Penguin Day

                  World Penguin Day

                  Every April 25th

                  It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.Joe Moore Penguins are some of the most adorable and lovable creatures and have some of the best durability that’s known among the animal kingdom. So...

                  Hug an Australian Day

                  Hug an Australian Day

                  Every April 26th

                  Hug An Australian Day is an annual event that was founded by Thomas and Ruth Roy of the Wellcat.com website. Though the origins of this event are unclear, Hug An Australian Day has quickly become popular...

                  Marine Mammal Rescue Day

                  Marine Mammal Rescue Day

                  Every April 27th

                  Spring is the height of animal rescue season due to illness and malnutrition for the west coast. Marine mammal rescue organization along the Pacific coast gear up for the busy Pinnipedia season as early as...

                  Workers’ Memorial Day

                  Workers’ Memorial Day

                  Every April 28th

                  As we go through our day taking in the wonders around us with a disinterested eye, we often forget to take the time to remember that there were amazing people and lives that went into...

                  International Dance Day

                  International Dance Day

                  Every April 29th

                  Founded in 1982, International Dance Day seeks to promote the art of dance around the world. The founding body, the International Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute selects a special personality each year to...

                  Honesty Day

                  Honesty Day

                  Every April 30th

                  If you’re like most people, you’re utterly sick of the complete lack of honesty that exists in the world today. Whether it’s companies using misleading language on their products (Blueberry Muffins, contain no blueberries) or...

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                  Adopt A Ferret Month

                  Adopt A Ferret Month

                  Every April

                  I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.Graham Chapman Who doesn’t love ferrets? They’re slinky balls of fur that love to jump, tumble, and squeak! Although it isn’t a common...

                  Active Dog Month

                  Active Dog Month

                  Every April

                  Did you know April is Active Dog Month? That's right, it's a month created by Om Shanti Pups that's all about enjoying spring and getting active with your furry best friend! After a long, cold...

                  Summer Tire Changeover Month

                  Summer Tire Changeover Month

                  Every April

                  There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.Dan Brown Quotes like those above remind us just how vital a role that our cars can play in...

                  Autism Awareness Month

                  Autism Awareness Month

                  Every April

                  Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by,”Dr. Colin Zimbleman, Ph.D. This is not a condition that we can run from nor are...

                  Poetry Month

                  Poetry Month

                  Every April

                  Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...

                  Couple Appreciation Month

                  Couple Appreciation Month

                  Every April

                  If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

                  Jazz Appreciation Month

                  Jazz Appreciation Month

                  Every April

                  Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

                  Decorating Month

                  Decorating Month

                  Every April

                  Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

                  Straw Hat Month

                  Straw Hat Month

                  Every April

                  Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

                  Garden Month

                  Garden Month

                  Every April

                  Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...

                  Month of the Military Child

                  Month of the Military Child

                  Every April

                  A military childhood in the 1950’s was very much informed by WWII. My brothers and I often heard stories from our dad - and from other kids - about things that had happened to their...

                  Parkinson’s Awareness Month

                  Parkinson’s Awareness Month

                  Every April

                  Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is...