Sisters’ Day

Sisters’ Day

7th August (First Sunday of August)

Whether it is in the closest of bonds or the farthest of distance between us, our family is some of the closest ties many of us have outside of marriage and children. This day is...

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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

7th August (First Sunday of August)

Friendship day was originally founded by Hallmark in 1919. It was intended to be a day for people to celebrate their friendship by sending eachother cards, but by 1940 the market had dried up, and...

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Lighthouse Day

Lighthouse Day

Every August 7th

A light that shines in the darkness to protect and alert. Sounds like something one would say about that friend or mentor whom helps us in the hardest of times, but alas, this is not...

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Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day

Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day

Every August 7th

Have you ever battled vainly to open a tightly sealed bottle of tablets - only to end up with a sprained wrist and an even worse headache? Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day aims to lift the...

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Psychic Day

Psychic Day

7th August (First Sunday in August)

Psychic Day is a day that is set aside to give people the opportunity to hone their psychic abilities. Its origin dates back to nineteenth century England. Many psychics believe that everyone has a built in...

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Professional Speakers Day

Professional Speakers Day

Every August 7th

The soft squeal of the microphone can belly many different feelings, but when you are there to listen to someone speak on any number of topics. So this is the day to embrace those that...

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Doll Day

Doll Day

7th August (First Sunday of August)

They look like miniature people. They have names, personalities, families, houses, cars, whole life stories. They provided hours upon hours of entertainment for years on end. They let us express our own feelings long before...

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Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” ― Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills.  Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Family History Month

Family History Month

Every August

”Every book is a quotation; every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have a...

Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

”A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair” ~ Ancient (?) Proverb Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them...