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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Kickball Day

Kickball Day

20th April

Kickball is a popular playground sport that has been around since the early 1900's. Originally called "Kick Baseball" the game was used by physical education teachers to teach school children the basics of baseball. The game is typically...

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Volunteer Recognition Day

Volunteer Recognition Day

Every April 20th

There are cynics out there who will say that true altruism is a myth, that it doesn’t exist, and that nobody is capable of doing anything unless they are motivated by their own self-interest in...

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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...

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...

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...

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...