Sausage Roll Day

Sausage Roll Day

Every June 5th

There’s a treat that we poor colonists have rarely ever enjoyed, it’s a delicious meat-filled pastry that is flaky, flavorful, and all around amazing. If you’ve never had these savory filled puff pastries it is...

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Running Day

Running Day

Every June 5th

The pavement under your feet, the crisp snap of early morning air, the pounding rhythm as you cross the distance on long flowing stride at a time. Sweat trickling down your neck, the sun on...

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Every June 5th

Environment Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of respecting and doing your bit for the environment. Why not walk to work rather than driving, or take steps to reduce your carbon footprint in...

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Hot Air Balloon Day

Hot Air Balloon Day

Every June 5th

The hot air balloon is the oldest form of flight technology used for carrying humans, following the first manned flight in 1783. The balloon itself consists of an envelope, which is used to contain the...

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Thank God It’s Monday Day

Thank God It’s Monday Day

5th June (First Monday of June)

As a schoolchild once complained: “Mondays are bad enough, but why do they have to be at the start of the week?” It’s no easier for the workers of the world: on average, we struggle to the...

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Moonshine Day

Moonshine Day

Every June 5th

”Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I’d take Scotch. It’s the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.” ~ William Faulkner Moonshine is a rich and powerful distillation that has had a rich literary history...

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HIV Long-Term Survivors Day

HIV Long-Term Survivors Day

Every June 5th

The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS. ~ Philip Emeagwali When HIV first became apparent as an epidemic...

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Camping Month

Camping Month

Every June

The suns up, the birds are singing, and the mosquitoes are finally hatching from their larval phase. Ok, it isn’t all rainbows and fresh fish, but June is Camping Month, and it’s a great opportunity...

Care For Your Grandparents Month

Care For Your Grandparents Month

Every June

EIJING—Confucius described old age as a ‘good and pleasant thing’ which caused you to be ‘gently shouldered off the stage, but given a comfortable front stall as spectator’. This honorable sentiment paints a melancholic image...

Audiobook Month

Audiobook Month

Every June

Who doesn’t love cozying down with a good book now and then? It’s a great way to pass the time and can take you on wonderful adventures in other worlds, or recount amazing lives of...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

Every June

For millions of people around the world, the most traumatic events of their lives have never ended. PTSD is a lingering reminder that turns every day into a potential minefield, with flashbacks and triggers potentially...

International Mud Month

International Mud Month

Every June

”There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” ~ Carl Sandburg We sit each day in cubicles and under flickering lights...

Candy Month

Candy Month

Every June

While we may celebrate candy all year long, June has the privilege of being the official Candy Month. No one seems entirely sure why or how June became Candy Month but, when the title gives...

Great Outdoors Month

Great Outdoors Month

Every June

If you love getting out and about and enjoying yourself, Great Outdoors Month is the perfect month for you! It's a great opportunity to encourage children in the importance of outside play and how getting...

Country Cooking Month

Country Cooking Month

Every June

If you love traditional home cooking, Country Cooking Month is the perfect month to try something new. This special month was created to promote simple, healthy home cooked meals. You could even try growing some...

Soul Food Month

Soul Food Month

Every June

The African-American culinary heritage is rich, enticing, and positively delicious. Soul Food Month is there to celebrate this long and varied tradition. It is sponsored by the Culinary Historians of Chicago, a city famous for...

Iced Tea Month

Iced Tea Month

Every June

Iced tea is a sweet, refreshing, cold drink which can be enjoyed all year round. It can be made in a number of flavours, including lemon or peach. It's often served with ice cubes and...

Dairy Month

Dairy Month

Every June

Do you like Ice Cream? What about Yoghurt? Mozarella Cheese? Cheddar? Munster? Do white sauces on pasta make you drool? Is your coffee not complete without a rich pour of half and half? When you...

Pride month

Pride month

Every June

I think being gay and gay people are the most wonderful things in the world. I wish all of us could have the power and pride to benefit from what is rightfully ours. Why isn't...

Guitars On The Beach

Guitars On The Beach

Every June

A guitar can be so human, so sorrowful, so angry, and I wanted to figure out how to achieve that vibe without having to actually use guitars, because 'Badlands' is a very futuristic record -...