Haiku Poetry Day

Haiku Poetry Day

Every April 17th

It's not so simple, As writing five-seven-five, But we think it is ~ Anonymous If there’s one thing that we remember from High School, it’s the day that we were introduced to the great Japanese art-form that is Haiku...

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Blah Blah Blah Day

Blah Blah Blah Day

Every April 17th

Sometimes it seems as if everyone is a critic. Are you fed up with your nearest and dearest suggesting you lose weight, give up smoking or paint that ceiling? Or, even if nobody is hounding...

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Ford Mustang Day

Ford Mustang Day

Every April 17th

It’s got sleek lines and a powerful engine, its name speaks of wild places and adventurous times. For generations it was the car of choice for action heroes and spies alike, even James Bond drove...

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Nothing Like A Dame Day

Nothing Like A Dame Day

Every April 17th

Nothing is likely to inject a little sunshine and gaudiness into someone's day more effectively than Nothing Like a Dame Day. This celebration of big, brash, smiling-through-the-pain ladies of the theatre, gives even those of a...

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Bat Appreciation Day

Bat Appreciation Day

Every April 17th

On Bat Appreciation Day, take a moment to consider the humble bat. Bats are mysterious, enigmatic creatures which are all around us, though we may not be aware of them. Some species are as small...

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Cheeseball Day

Cheeseball Day

Every April 17th

You see them in the Supermarket, and they’re a common appearance during the holidays, and if you’re like most of us, you may wonder precisely what purpose they serve? How many occasions really call for...

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World Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day

Every April 17th

Nicking your finger with a knife while chopping some tomatoes for a salad is just a nuisance for most of us—we utter a choice word or two, rinse the cut, apply a disinfectant and maybe...

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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...

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...

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...

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...