Worldwide Knit in Public Day

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

10th June

”Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.” ~ Elizabeth Zimmerman Doubtless, we’ve all received those wonderfully knitted sweaters from our grandparents as we were growing up, but things have...

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    Blame Someone Else Day

    Blame Someone Else Day

    13th April

    Blame Someone Else Day is the compulsive liar’s dream day; a whole 24-hours’ worth of constant finger pointing at unsuspecting victims, a day which would make your nagging mother-in-law think twice about badgering anyone ever...

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      Doughnut Day

      Doughnut Day

      1st 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...

      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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      Cancer Survivors Day

      Cancer Survivors Day

      3rd 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...

      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...

      Running Day

      Running Day

      Every June 5th

      The pavement under your feet, the crisp snap of early morning air, the pounding rhythm as you cross the distance on long flowing stride at a time. Sweat trickling down your neck, the sun on...

      Drive-In Movie Day

      Drive-In Movie Day

      Every June 6th

      There’s some fantastic memories for people that center around the classic venue of the drive-in theater. Whether it’s sitting with your sweetheart clinging to you as you watch the latest horror flick rolling on the...

      Chocolate Ice Cream Day

      Chocolate Ice Cream Day

      Every June 7th

      The exact origins of Chocolate Ice Cream Day are unknown, but few people will need a reason to celebrate an event that requires the eating of chocolate ice cream. Vanilla is considered the most popular...

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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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      Ball Point Pen Day

      Ball Point Pen Day

      Every June 10th

      In June of 1943 the Bíró brothers, László and György, became owners of US Patent 2,390,636 – better known around the world as the ball point pen. The Hungarian inventors’ new pen, inspired by the...

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      Corn On The Cob Day

      Corn On The Cob Day

      Every June 11th

      ”A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.” ~ Anne Bronte In the height of summer, under a cornflower blue sky filled with cotton-ball clouds, and the smell of grilled meat...

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      Red Rose Day

      Red Rose Day

      Every June 12th

      A well-known symbol of love in addition to being a beautiful and fragrant flower, it’s no wonder that Red Rose Day is such a popular occasion. Celebrating the many facets of the rose, Red Rose Day...

      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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      Flag Day

      Flag Day

      Every June 14th

      It’s time to rally round… Whether it’s a huge Stars and Stripes flapping on the porch, or just a lapel pin, find a way to mark a unique day in a unique nation. While the Fourth...

      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...

      Fudge Day

      Fudge Day

      Every June 16th

      The origins of Fudge Day are unknown, but it cannot be denied that celebrating this delicious, sweet treat is a great way to spend the day. Fudge is soft, smooth confectionary made by heating and...

      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...

      Go Fishing Day

      Go Fishing Day

      Every June 18th

      ”The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions of hope.“ ~ John Buchan The sun is just beginning to rise over the horizon, painting...

      Juneteenth

      Juneteenth

      Every June 19th

      Juneteenth sounds like a playful day doesn’t it? Such a simple, lighthearted term that really sounds like a made-up holiday of little consequence. You couldn’t be more wrong, Juneteenth is one of the most...

      American Eagle Day

      American Eagle Day

      Every June 20th

      ”Last night, once again, I had a dream About an eagle in the blue, And just like all the other dreams, Right above my head it flew. In every dream of it I had, It landed somewhere close by, And each...

      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...

      Take Your Dog To Work Day

      Take Your Dog To Work Day

      22nd 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...

      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...

      Fairy Day

      Fairy Day

      Every June 24th

      Whether you see them as small winged tenders of the deep natural places of the earth, or as tall stately figures with fair skin and hair, there’s one thing for certain. The world has been...

      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...

      Canoe Day

      Canoe Day

      Every June 26th

      “There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace.” ~ Sigurd F. Olson There is a special day for just about every...

      Sunglasses Day

      Sunglasses Day

      Every June 27th

      Elton John has over a thousand pairs, Canadian singer Corey Hart only wears his at night, and you can tell the good guys from the bad guys in The Matrix by the shape of theirs...

      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...

      Camera Day

      Camera Day

      Every June 29th

      There is no better day than Camera Day to snap some photos during your lunch hour, on your commute to work, or whenever a moment of inspiration strikes. Cameras and photography have developed substantially over...

      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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      Camping Month

      Camping Month

      Every June

      The suns up, the birds are singing, and the mosquitoes are finally hatching from their larval phase. Ok, it isn’t all rainbows and fresh fish, but June is Camping Month, and it’s a great opportunity...

      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...