Marine Mammal Rescue Day

Marine Mammal Rescue Day

Every April 27th

Spring is the height of animal rescue season due to illness and malnutrition for the west coast. Marine mammal rescue organization along the Pacific coast gear up for the busy Pinnipedia season as early as...

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Morse Code Day

Morse Code Day

Every April 27th

We’ve heard the sound in movies both old and new, it finds its way into horror movies as some lost mysterious code. Heroes in action flicks use it to help send out secret messages past...

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

27th 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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Prime Rib Day

Prime Rib Day

Every April 27th

Prime Rib Day is a feast day in honour of this classic cut of the finest beef. Although little appears to be known about the origins of Prime Rib Day, it is best celebrated with...

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Tell a Story Day

Tell a Story Day

Every April 27th

Tell a Story Day is celebrated in the United States, Scotland and the United Kingdom. The aim of the day to get participants telling, sharing and listening to each others stories. It is a celebration...

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Kickball Day

Kickball Day

27th 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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Thank you Thursday

Thank you Thursday

27th April (Thursday of Stationery Week)

All too often in our lives we find ourselves in utterly thankless situations. We have dedicated our heart and soul to various projects and goals, only to find that, in the long run, these efforts...

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World Tapir Day

World Tapir Day

Every April 27th

There’s an odd little creature that’s a native of Central and South America, and can even be found in SE Asia. What kind of odd critter? Well, it looks a bit like a pig, with...

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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...