Bicycle Day

Bicycle Day

Every April 19th

Bicycle Day does not, as one might expect, celebrate the ubiquitous two-wheeled mode of transport, beloved of city- and country- dwellers alike the world over. Rather, it celebrates a particular historical event that involves a...

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Amaretto Day

Amaretto Day

Every April 19th

Drinking is an emotional thing. It joggles you out of the standardism of everyday life, out of everything being the same. It yanks you out of your body and your mind and throws you against...

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College Student Grief Awareness Day

College Student Grief Awareness Day

19th April (3rd Thursday of every April)

1 of 3 college students are grieving the death of a loved one or a loved one's diagnosis of a terminal illness. The Actively Moving Forward (AMF) program is dedicated to supporting young adults grieving...

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High Five Day

High Five Day

19th April (Third Thursday of April)

It is required by law to redo high fives if the first one was not good enoughUnknown Alright, so maybe that isn’t strictly true, but it should be. The “High Five” is a sacred tradition that...

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Hanging Out Day

Hanging Out Day

Every April 19th

The future of the environment is in our hands and it´s the little actions that can make big differences. One simple way to save energy is to hang out your laundry instead of machine drying...

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Garlic Day

Garlic Day

Every April 19th

For one day only, put aside your concerns about bad breath and indulge in twenty-four hours of delicious, garlicky goodness – it is Garlic Day, a day to recognise this pungent little clove. The origins...

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Kickball Day

Kickball Day

19th April

Kickball is a popular playground sport that has been around since the early 1900's. Originally called "Kick Baseball" the game was used by physical education teachers to teach school children the basics of baseball. The game is typically...

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Rice Ball Day

Rice Ball Day

Every April 19th

In the fruit basket of life, I’m the rice ball. Ok, perhaps it could be more profound, but the sentiment is clear. To us at least. Rice Balls have such an amazing variety of flavors and...

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Poetry And The Creative Mind Day

Poetry And The Creative Mind Day

Every April 19th

Creative minds have led the way throughout all of histories innovations and growth. Through poetry and art, they challenge the idea of what’s possible, and shine a spotlight on the society that birthed them. Poetry...

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Coin Week

Coin Week

15th April - 21st April

I can still remember the feel [of it] in my hand of that most wonderful American coin ever minted, nickel with a buffalo on one side and the head of an Indian on the other...

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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...