Tell A Lie Day

Tell A Lie Day

5th April (First Thursday of April)

There are times in our life when we really wish that whole ‘being honest’ thing wasn’t so prevalent.  Well, on ‘Tell a Lie Day’, you get a free pass!  Dishonesty is an art form that...

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Deep Dish Pizza Day

Deep Dish Pizza Day

Every April 5th

Pizza lovers far and wide will be making the most of Deep Dish Pizza Day. This is your holiday! But first, let us thank Pizzeria Uno's founder Ike Sewell, without whom this day wouldn't exist...

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Caramel Day

Caramel Day

Every April 5th

Caramel Day is dedicated to the rich, gooey, delicious substance made with the dark alchemy of the culinary arts. It is the known as Caramel, which is in fact born out of the rather exacting process...

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Star Trek First Contact Day

Star Trek First Contact Day

Every April 5th

Vulcan: Live long and prosper. Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Thanks. ~ Star Trek: First Contact Do you consider yourself a real Trekkie? Did you spend your youth trying to Vulcan Nerve Pinch your problems away? Do you have a...

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Go For Broke Day

Go For Broke Day

Every April 5th

There are times in our lives when we have to face our fears, push past all boundaries, and pursue our goals with tenacity and determination.  This day is dedicated to “going for broke”, a term...

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Hospital Admitting Clerks Day

Hospital Admitting Clerks Day

Every April 5th

If you’ve ever been in a hospital, you know that the first person you tend to encounter is the Hospital Admitting Clerk.  What an admitting clerk goes through on a daily basis is perhaps not...

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Read A Road Map Day

Read A Road Map Day

Every April 5th

“The road goes every onward”, but where does the road in fact go?  We could always ask our handy-dandy GPS, but Read A Road Map Day a day dedicated to going back before the time of...

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Adopt A Ferret Month

Adopt A Ferret Month

Every April

I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.Graham Chapman Who doesn’t love ferrets? They’re slinky balls of fur that love to jump, tumble, and squeak! Although it isn’t a common...

Active Dog Month

Active Dog Month

Every April

Did you know April is Active Dog Month? That's right, it's a month created by Om Shanti Pups that's all about enjoying spring and getting active with your furry best friend! After a long, cold...

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Every April

There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.Dan Brown Quotes like those above remind us just how vital a role that our cars can play in...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Every April

Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by,”Dr. Colin Zimbleman, Ph.D. This is not a condition that we can run from nor are...

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Every April

Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...

Couple Appreciation Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Every April

If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Every April

Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

Decorating Month

Decorating Month

Every April

Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

Straw Hat Month

Straw Hat Month

Every April

Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

Garden Month

Garden Month

Every April

Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

Every April

A military childhood in the 1950’s was very much informed by WWII. My brothers and I often heard stories from our dad - and from other kids - about things that had happened to their...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every April

Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is...