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...

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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...

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International Sushi Day

International Sushi Day

Every June 18th

”You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy sushi, which is kinda the same thing.” In the last two decades, it’s become a bit of a sensation, the traditional Japanese meal known as sushi. Often considered...

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Dump The Pump Day

Dump The Pump Day

18th 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 to...

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International Panic Day

International Panic Day

Every June 18th

Overworked, underpaid, the cat’s moved in with a neighbour, generally stressed? International Panic Day is just what’s needed. Not to be confused with International Picnic Day - which albeit confusingly is celebrated on the same day...

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Splurge Day

Splurge Day

Every June 18th

Are you tired of moderation, endless budgeting and taking the frugal option? If so then Splurge Day is definitely for you. Whilst for the rest of the year you may be a model of financial...

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Clean Your Aquarium Day

Clean Your Aquarium Day

Every June 18th

They’re a source of simple, peaceful joy. The bubble of the aerator, the hiss of the pump for the filter, the gentle dance of the fish around the habitat you’ve created for them, and the...

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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...

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...

Care For Your Grandparents Month

Care For Your Grandparents Month

Every June

EIJING—Confucius described old age as a ‘good and pleasant thing’ which caused you to be ‘gently shouldered off the stage, but given a comfortable front stall as spectator’. This honorable sentiment paints a melancholic image...

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...

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 hidden...

International Mud Month

International Mud Month

Every June

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.Carl Sandburg We sit each day in cubicles and under flickering lights, staring...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 get...

Pride month

Pride month

Every June

I think being gay and gay people are the most wonderful things in the world. I wish all of us could have the power and pride to benefit from what is rightfully ours. Why isn't...

Guitars On The Beach

Guitars On The Beach

Every June

A guitar can be so human, so sorrowful, so angry, and I wanted to figure out how to achieve that vibe without having to actually use guitars, because 'Badlands' is a very futuristic record -...