Photography Day

Photography Day

Every August 19th

The soft click of the camera, a flash of light and a moment in time captured forever. Maybe digitally, maybe on film, the medium is never as important as the memory or moment caught. A...

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Aviation Day

Aviation Day

Every August 19th

A day to celebrate the development of aviation, Aviation Day falls on and commemorates the birthday of Orville Wright. Federal buildings in America may be required to fly the US flag on this day at...

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World Honey Bee Day

World Honey Bee Day

19th August (Third Saturday of August)

World Honey Bee Day, previously known as Honey Bee Awareness Day, is an idea put together by beekeepers in the USA, who petitioned the USDA in 2009 for an official day to honour honey bees...

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Humanitarian Day

Humanitarian Day

Every August 19th

Every year, thousands of men and women the world over put their lives in danger working in Humanitarian causes all over the world. Working in the most poverty and illness stricken third world countries the...

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Break The Monotony Day

19th August (Third Saturday of August )

People, chained by monotony, afraid to think, clinging to certainties... they live like ants. - Bela Lugosi Get up. Shower. Get Dressed. Have Coffee. Eat the same bagel with cream cheese. Do your commute...

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International Geocaching Day

International Geocaching Day

19th August (Third Saturday in August)

”I use multi-million dollar satellites to find Tupperware in the woods… What’s your hobby? ~ Every geocacher ever Ever been fascinated with the idea of finding a hidden treasure? Some secret that few people know about and...

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Potato Day

Potato Day

Every August 19th

”Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.” ~ Michael Pollan Potato chips, hash-browns, baked potatoes, home fries, mashed potatoes, tater skins. These are just some of the incredibly delicious things you...

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International Orangutan Day

International Orangutan Day

Every August 19th

”Chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans have been living for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living fantastic lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would say that they have been in a way...

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International Bow Day

International Bow Day

Every August 19th

”When in doubt, put a bow on it” ~ Brandy Pham It’s true! Whether made of silk or cotton, plain or bedecked with rhinestones and glitter, there’s one thing you can know for certain. No matter what...

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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...

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...