Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

29th February (Last day of February)

Rare Disease Day is an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness about diseases that most people will not know of, as well as to improve access to treatment.  EURORDIS (The European...

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Leap Year Day

Leap Year Day

29th February (Leap year)

Feel like things are getting on top of you, and you can't keep up? Don't worry - Leap Year Day is a free day that only comes around once every four years! Use it to...

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Bachelor’s Day

Bachelor’s Day

29th February (Each leap year)

Like everything, being a bachelor has its pros and cons. Of course, living alone and not having anyone to come home to can get a little lonely sometimes, as can not having anyone to cuddle up...

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International Underlings Day

International Underlings Day

29th February

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,But in ourselves, that we are underlings.Cassius Underlings exist in every story, and while they’re often treated as little more than brainless stooges there to do their bosses...

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Vegan Cuisine Month

Vegan Cuisine Month

Every February

“My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.” ~Peter...

North American Inclusion Month

North American Inclusion Month

Every February

North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) was created by the Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities. Now some five years old, the North American Inclusion Month was established as a way of recognising the need for more...

Cherry Month

Cherry Month

Every February

“In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.Issa Because cherries are so… very. Cherries are an amazing fruit, little jewels dangling from branches that not long ago painted the sky with a...

Bake For Family Fun Month

Bake For Family Fun Month

Every February

If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. Regina Brett There’s something about the smell of baked goods cooking in the oven that...

Bird-Feeding Month

Bird-Feeding Month

Every February

"Come feed the little birds, show them you careAnd you'll be glad if you doTheir young ones are hungry, their nests are so bareAll it takes is tuppence from youTuppence – Mary Poppins It’s been a...

Hot Breakfast Month

Hot Breakfast Month

Every February

What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast?Anthony Bourdain Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and that’s why so many of us make a point...

Library Lovers’ Month

Library Lovers’ Month

Every February

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.Marcus Tullius Cicero Stop hugging that library. No wait, my mistake, I forgot that it’s Library Lovers Month- and it seems to have come...