Face Your Fears Day

Face Your Fears Day

10th October (Second Tuesday of October)

Take a moment to consider what your life might be like if you conquered some of your greatest fears. What would you do differently? Face Your Fears Day gives you the chance to stand up...

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Cake Decorating Day

Cake Decorating Day

Every October 10th

Bakery and cake decoration are popular hobbies, and Cake Decorating Day is all about going wild. Cupcake culture suggests that we all need to be making edible cake structures, monuments and sculptures - but sometimes...

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World Porridge Day

World Porridge Day

Every October 10th

There’s a rich and delicious food that’s made from that most healthful of grains, Oats. It’s warm and filling thick and toothsome, and is the foundation of breakfast for people all over the world. But...

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Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day

10th October (Second Tuesday of October)

Ada Lovelace Day was created to celebrate one of the first computer programmers.  As the daughter of the poet Lord Byron, Augusta Ada Byron, was brought up by her mother, Annabella, after he passed. Her mother feared that...

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Hug A Drummer Day

Hug A Drummer Day

Every October 10th

Hug a Drummer Day is celebrated all around the world in order to pay tribute to and show appreciation for the drummers in bands. Because drummers sit at the very back of the stage during...

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World Homeless Day

World Homeless Day

Every October 10th

World Homeless Day was born out of discussions between aid workers around the world, all of whom were helping the homeless in their own countries. The aim and slogan of the Day is 'locals act...

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Handbag Day

Handbag Day

Every October 10th

It's no secret that many women love handbags, sometimes perhaps a little too much, but who would have thought that it would ever get to the point where an entire day of the year would...

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Every October 10th

World Mental Health Day was established in 1992 by the World Federation for Mental Health. In some countries around the world, it forms just one part of the larger Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health problems...

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SHIFT10 Day

SHIFT10 Day

Every October 10th

It wasn’t all that long ago that the local business was the foundation of our shopping experience. Ma and Pop shops, local craftsman and farmers, these were all part of a towns local flavor, and...

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Pizza Month

Pizza Month

Every October

“There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” - Kevin James Truer words have, perhaps, never been spoken. Pizza is a wonderful thing, and there’s really no such...

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

Every October

The annual campaign to educate people about emotional intelligence began in 2006. Each year the Emotional Intelligence Institute organizes the campaign and offers a number of educational materials for free on the non-profit's website at...

Fair Trade Month

Fair Trade Month

Every October

Fair Trade Month aims to raise awareness of the reasons why fair trade is important, and to promote buying and using socially and commercially sustainable, fair trade products in place of commodities which may harm...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October

Since the adoption of wearing a pink ribbon by breast cancer survivors running in the 1990 New York marathon and the subsequent formation of a charity which aims to give 90% of the money it...

Computer Learning Month

Computer Learning Month

Every October

Computers now occupy almost every part of our lives, from the smartphones we spend our days communicating on, to the laptops and desktops that are the foundation of every business. It wasn’t so long ago...

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Every October

Being able to read and write with ease is something most of us simply take for granted. But imagine what it would be like to look at a page of text and see distorted letters...

International Black Cat Awareness Month

International Black Cat Awareness Month

Every October

”A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. ~ Groucho Marx There are many superstitions surrounding the feline with sable fur, and the one stating that your luck is going to...

Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

Every October

”Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson Ezra speaks truly, the worst battles we can fight are those within ourselves, against voices that persist...