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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    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...

    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...