Tea Day

Tea Day

Every April 21st

”You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis That’s about the perfect sentiment we can think of for a nice cup of tea. Tea...

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Kindergarten Day

Kindergarten Day

Every April 21st

All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.Robert Fulghum There’s a magical time during childhood where we start spending our days away from our parent's homes. We enter a world of other children guided...

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

21st April

A twist of verse, a flurry of metaphor, and just a dash of simile. These few elements can come together to help paint images in words and sound, they can twist the heart and make...

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High Five Day

High Five Day

21st April (Third Thursday of April)

It is required by law to redo high fives if the first one was not good enoughUnknown Alright, so maybe that isn’t strictly true, but it should be. The “High Five” is a sacred tradition that...

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Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

Every April 21st

If there's ever a day when it's time to look beyond appearances, it's Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day. Known for their wrinkly faces, stocky builds and tendency to slobber, bulldogs don't often find themselves associated with...

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Kickball Day

Kickball Day

21st 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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World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day

21st April (Changes every two years)

Many migratory fish species are severely threatened. The main causes are man-made obstacles like dams, weirs, and sluices, which disrupt the natural flow of rivers and prevent fish migration. Many fish need to migrate to...

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

World Creativity and Innovation Day

Every April 21st

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.Scott Adams Insanity is doing the same thing, the same way, over and over, while expecting different results. We’ve all heard this...

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American Red Cross Giving Day

American Red Cross Giving Day

Every April 21st

We make a living by what we get, but we make a living by what we giveWinston Churchill The American Red Cross has been working to provide assistance to those in need the world over for...

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Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

Every April 21st

A Cashew nut causes anyone who sees it to turn into an orchid There are times in life when two perfect things come together to create something that is absolutely sublime. Sometimes they’re two people, other...

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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 common...

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 in...

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 are...

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...

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

Every April

A military childhood in the 1950’s was very much informed by WWII. My brothers and I often heard stories from our dad - and from other kids - about things that had happened to their...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every April

Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is...