Tea Day

Tea Day

Every April 21st

”You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis That’s about the perfect sentiment we can think of for a nice cup of tea. Tea...

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Kindergarten Day

Kindergarten Day

Every April 21st

”All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.” ~ Robert Fulghum There’s a magical time during childhood where we start spending our days away from our parent's homes. We enter a world of other children...

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International Astronomy Day

International Astronomy Day

21st April

Astronomy allows us to see the history of the universe with our own eyes. The stars that twinkle as you look out on a dark, clear night may not exist right now. They existed at...

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Record Store Day

Record Store Day

21st April (Third Saturday of April)

Record stores, eh? With digital music, iTunes and Amazon, they almost seem a thing of the past. But not quite! Record Store Day is here for us to appreciate the wonderful pastime of flicking through albums...

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Auctioneers Day

Auctioneers Day

21st April (Third Saturday of April)

Some of the planet's biggest personalities, loudest voices and quickest talkers are celebrated on Auctioneers Day. It's a time to remember that auctioneering is one of the world's most ancient professions, having begun more than...

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Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

Every April 21st

If there's ever a day when it's time to look beyond appearances, it's Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day. Known for their wrinkly faces, stocky builds and tendency to slobber, bulldogs don't often find themselves associated with...

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World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day

21st April (Changes every two years)

Many migratory fish species are severely threatened. The main causes are man-made obstacles like dams, weirs, and sluices, which disrupt the natural flow of rivers and prevent fish migration. Many fish need to migrate to...

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

World Creativity and Innovation Day

Every April 21st

”Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." ~ Scott Adams Insanity is doing the same thing, the same way, over and over, while expecting different results. We’ve all heard...

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American Red Cross Giving Day

American Red Cross Giving Day

Every April 21st

”We make a living by what we get, but we make a living by what we give” ~ Winston Churchill The American Red Cross has been working to provide assistance to those in need the world over...

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Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

Every April 21st

”A Cashew nut causes anyone who sees it to turn into an orchid” ~ #klout There are times in life when two perfect things come together to create something that is absolutely sublime. Sometimes they’re two...

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Husband Appreciation Day

Husband Appreciation Day

21st April (Third Saturday in April)

Every day they’re out there, caring for their families in a million different ways. Things have changed over the years, and Husband’s roles have changed with it. What hasn’t changed is the appreciation they deserve...

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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...