Near Miss Day

Near Miss Day

Every March 23rd

Near Miss Day commemorates March 23rd, 1989, when a large asteroid missed the Earth by a mere 500,000 miles - a very near miss indeed! What would you do if an asteroid was about to hit...

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Puppy Day

Puppy Day

Every March 23rd

They’re fluffy and playful, they yip and bark and are just all around adorable, and all they want is to be loved. What could we be talking about? That’s right, puppies! Puppy Day...

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Melba Toast Day

Melba Toast Day

Every March 23rd

I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee. - Alanis Morissette Melba toast is a wonderful little treat, light and crispy and just generally delicious to crunch down on. It can be had...

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Chip and Dip Day

Chip and Dip Day

Every March 23rd

If love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, what could possibly be said to describe just how well chips and dip go together? No matter whether you prefer thick cheesy dips, hot...

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Ravenclaw Pride Day

Ravenclaw Pride Day

Every March 23rd

If you find yourself in the Ravenclaw Common Room, then you know that it's time to celebrate Ravenclaw Pride Day! Ravenclaw is a household in the Harry Potter universe known for people who value their...

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Umbrella Month

Umbrella Month

Every March

Over four thousand years ago the first umbrella took shape. Whether the inventor was looking for a way to beat the heat or to stave off the rain is anyone’s guess. The one thing that we...

Music In Our Schools Month

Music In Our Schools Month

Every March

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools...

Social Work Month

Social Work Month

Every March

When things are at their most challenging it is typically a Social Worker who can step in and bring order to the chaos. It is their super power! You will find them all around the...

Small Press Month

Small Press Month

Every March

Have you written a book or hope to? There are so many options for writers today that did not exist a few decades ago. Small Press Month celebrates this fact by shining a light on...

Rising Star Month

Rising Star Month

Every March

Do you know someone incredibly talented? Many local organizations have Rising Star competitions to recognize talent in their area! We have all heard of some sort of Rising Star in our lives, be it from...

Hemophilia Awareness Month

Hemophilia Awareness Month

Every March

Sadly, there are many life-threatening medical conditions that many of us know little to nothing about, unless we happen to have a family member who suffers from such a condition. Thankfully, nowadays most people realize how...

Kidney Month

Kidney Month

Every March

Deep within our torso lay two little bean shaped (or are the beans them shaped?) organs that do a big job, and are in fact vital to our continued health. Introducing, the Kidney! It filters 53...

Peanut month

Peanut month

Every March

What nut isn’t a nut, but is an essential part of diets everywhere? What not a nut is used in cooking oil, America’s most popular sandwich, goes amazing with chocolate, is great for the soil...

Multiple Sclerosis Month

Multiple Sclerosis Month

Every March

Most of us never think twice about how lucky we are to be able to take a walk to the store, dance it up at a party or just have a conversation with a friend...

Nutrition Month

Nutrition Month

Every March

Nutrition Month is celebrated every March, and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition Month focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising...

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Every March

The large majority of ancient cultures were patriarchal, and they practiced customs that held women in low esteem and limited their freedom. Through the centuries, many courageous women have stepped forward to fight inequality and...

Craft Month

Craft Month

Every March

Ever since you were a kid, you've known that making things is fun. Paper mache monsters, fluffy pompoms made from wool, knitted jumpers, making your own decoupage boxes and decorations - and who said that...

International Ideas Month

International Ideas Month

Every March

Some of the biggest, most impressive things in our modern world - be that huge, lumbering buildings or complex, shiny smartphones - started as an idea. Without ideas, we wouldn't have any of the cool...

Credit Education Month

Credit Education Month

Every March

What do you know about credit? Do you know how to wisely use credit cards to improve your credit rating? Do you know what a credit rating is? Do you even know what credit is? This...

Caffeine Awareness Month

Caffeine Awareness Month

Every March

Do you start your day with a cup of coffee? Need that candy bar in the middle of the day? It could be that you are using caffeine as an energy boost. Caffeine Awareness Month...

Cheerleading Safety Month

Cheerleading Safety Month

Every March

From High School through to our major league sports, there is one aspect of sports that everyone can agree on. The pom-pom bouncing, back-flipping, pyramid building men and women who cheer our teams on from...

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Every March

“Endometriosis is notoriously difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are perverse. A woman with mild endometriosis can be in an agony for days every month (or every day for every month); women with the severe...