International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

Every May 12th

Unfortunately, many people seem to think that the most important people in the healthcare system are the doctors, but this is simply not true. Ever the underdog, nurses play a key role in all of...

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One Day Without Shoes Day

One Day Without Shoes Day

12th May

There are so many things so many of us take for granted on an everyday basis that millions of people in the world are forced to live without, such as electricity and medical care. There...

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Limerick Day

Limerick Day

Every May 12th

There was a young fellow named Lear Who invented Limericks, we hear, so now we converse in humorous verse on Limerick Day every year Named for the Irish city of Limerick, this much loved verse form was popularised by Edward...

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Nutty Fudge Day

Nutty Fudge Day

Every May 12th

Nutty Fudge Day is a day you don't want to miss if you have a sweet tooth! The earliest recorded evidence of fudge dates back to a letter written in 1886 by Emelyn Battersby Hartridge...

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Odometer Day

Odometer Day

Every May 12th

The odometer; the history of your car is recorded in this little counter. All those journeys you’ve taken for leisure, for pleasure, alone or with friends. Odometer Day celebrates the invention of the odometer which...

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

12th May (Friday in May before Mother's Day)

Everyone recognizes what an honorable job military personnel do on a daily basis. On the news, we often hear about the ultimate sacrifice soldiers all the way across the world have made in order to...

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Public Gardens Day

Public Gardens Day

12th 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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Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Every May 12th

Fibromyalgia is an immobilizing, difficult to manage and not widely known disease which affects many men and women worldwide. It's a disease which is about seven times as likely to affect women than men, and although...

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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...