Apple Day

Apple Day

Every October 21st

Here's to thee, old apple tree, Whence thou mayst bud And whence thou mayst blow! And whence thou mayst bear apples enow! Hats full! Caps full! Bushel—bushel—sacks full, And my pockets full too! Huzza! — South Hams of Devon, 1871 Braeburn, Discovery, Red...

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I Love Yarn Day

I Love Yarn Day

21st October (Third Saturday in October)

I LOVE YARN DAY is a collaborative effort of the Craft Yarn Council, a non-profit made up of the leading yarn companies, accessory manufacturers, publishers and consultants in the yarn industry including: Annie’s Publishing; Boye/Simplicity...

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Reptile Awareness Day

Reptile Awareness Day

Every October 21st

Reptiles are everywhere, and serve an important role in the ecosystem of whatever biome they're a part of. Reactions to them range from abject terror to an acute fascination with them, unsurprising given that Hollywood...

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Count Your Buttons Day

Count Your Buttons Day

Every October 21st

They're a common part of any modern day garment, buttons. They're found on our shirts, our jackets, our pants and pockets, buttonfly jeans are a popular alternative to zipper pants. Buttons get in...

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Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day

21st October (Third Saturday of October)

Sometimes you just need a sweet, and Valentine ’s Day only comes once a year. What’s a body to do? Well, you celebrate the Sweetest Day of course! Like Valentine’s day this day is known...

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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

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...

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Every October

“In the underworld, reality itself has elastic properties and is capable of being stretched into different definitions of the truth.” ~ Roderick Vincent, The Cause So, you think your computer is the best thing you own?...