Blame Someone Else Day

Blame Someone Else Day

13th May (First Friday the 13th of the year)

Blame Someone Else Day is the compulsive liar’s dream day; a whole 24-hours’ worth of constant finger pointing at unsuspecting victims, a day which would make your nagging mother-in-law think twice about badgering anyone ever...

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Top Gun Day

Top Gun Day

Every May 13th

In 1986 the movie Top Gun came roared into theatres like an F-14 Tomcat.   It got a missile lock on the box office and shot down just over $356 million, making it the 11th highest...

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Frog Jumping Day

Frog Jumping Day

Every May 13th

It certainly had a wide celebrity...but I was aware that it was only the frog that was celebrated. It wasn't I.Mark Twain's Autobiography  Frog Jumping Day… What a mysterious name. Is it a day dedicated...

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Leprechaun Day

Leprechaun Day

Every May 13th

The origins of Leprechaun Day are just as mysterious as the hiding places of the pots of gold belonging to the little folk. But Leprechauns themselves have been part of Irish folklore for thousands of...

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International Hummus Day

International Hummus Day

Every May 13th

Hummus is a Levantine and Egyptian food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle...

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World Bellydance Day

World Bellydance Day

Every May 13th

On World Bellydance Dance, its time to get up and start shaking that body - that belly, especially! The art of belly dancing, although amusingly named, is one of the most revered styles of dancing in...

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Public Gardens Day

Public Gardens Day

13th May (Second Friday of May)

Public gardens - the beautiful centerpieces to cities and large communities. Filled with different assortments of flora and fauna, they are the bright and colorful beacon in the middle of a large and dully-colored metropolis...

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World Cocktail Day

World Cocktail Day

Every May 13th

“No party is complete without cocktails! My friends all have different tastes when it comes to their drink of choice, so I like to maintain a well-stocked bar with different kinds of alcohol to keep...

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It's also part of...

Golf Month

Golf Month

Every May

Aaah golf, the sport of old rich people who have the time to spend hours upon hours on the rolling green hills of a golf course, following a tiny white speck. Many of us who have...

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Every May

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. Across the world, thousands of volunteers will come together to raise awareness about this devastating disease and tell our story of hope and progress. You can join them. Take time...

Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Every May

Lupus may sound like an exotic, rare disease, but it's not one to be overlooked. Like many other life-threatening autoimmune diseases, it is important to know the early warning signs of Lupus so that any sufferers...

Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

Every May

Nationally Military Appreciate Month falls in May each year. As its title suggests, this observance is meant to raise awareness and encourage celebration and appreciation of those who serve - are who have served - in the...

Deck Safety Month

Deck Safety Month

Every May

A deck, kitted out with outdoor furniture and some lush, colorful outdoor plants, could be the pride and joy of your home. All year round, this outside addition to your house could be a tranquil...

Bike Month

Bike Month

Every May

The wind in your hair, the city whizzing past, that wonderful gliding feeling...nothing could ever quite beat riding a bike. Not to mention how many health benefits riding a bike offers! What contraption deserves its...

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Every May

The natural world is a beautiful place, and not always the friendliest place around. Could be why we spent thousands of years making it so we didn’t have to go outside. One such danger is...

Get Caught Reading Month

Get Caught Reading Month

Every May

We know how it is, there’s something special about getting lost in a book, but everyone around you intimates that you’re secluding yourself, or that you’re a bookish nerd. But how could you not want...

Hamburger Month

Hamburger Month

Every May

They’re the mainstay of backyard barbeque’s, the cash cow of fast food restaurants, and come in a million different varieties if we’re being conservative. The smell of one cooking is enough to set our mouths...

Photo Month

Photo Month

Every May

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and looking at some of the amazing photos taken over the almost 200 years that photography has been known to man, it may sometimes seem...

Barbecue Month

Barbecue Month

Every May

In the month of May, it's time to truly embrace the start of summer with Barbecue - or barbeque - month! Barbecue month was made to observe and celebrate the wonders of the BBQ. A great way...

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Every May

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia...

Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Every May

It's expensive to raise a child with special needs, which people don't even think about. Emotionally it can be a struggle, but financially it's really rough.Elena Delle Donne Like many syndromes and disorders, they’re hard to prevent...