Golf Day

Golf Day

25th April

Its time to pull those clubs out of storage, dust them off, and get ready to hit the green again!  That’s right, it’s Golf Day!  Heralding the beginning of the more Golfer friendly part of...

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World Stationery Day

World Stationery Day

25th April (Last Wednesday in April)

What with all of the emails and text messages all around us these days, it may seem that the art of writing letters and cards is slowly fading into oblivion. After all, who wants to...

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World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day

Every April 25th

It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.Joe Moore Penguins are some of the most adorable and lovable creatures and have some of the best durability that’s known among the animal kingdom. So...

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DNA Day

DNA Day

25th April ()

Although DNA Day was made into an official observance by the U.S. Congress, it is the NGHRI (National Human Genome Research Institute) who seem to organise events and speakers to go into halls and speak...

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Hug A Plumber Day

Hug A Plumber Day

Every April 25th

”If you are a plumber, you can work on a shed, or you can work on a mansion. It's just scale. “ ~ Martin Freeman There’s an unsung hero that has brought us the warmth and comfort...

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Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day

25th April (Wednesday of the last full week in April)

Where would we be without the secretaries of the world? Spare a thought to all of the paperwork that would never be done, the phone calls that would never be taken and the secretary jokes...

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Malaria Day

Malaria Day

Every April 25th

Malaria Day reflects on the progress that the Global Community has made in eradicating and controlling the spread of this disease. The day also allows for the Global Community which made remarkable progress in fighting...

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International Guide Dogs Day

International Guide Dogs Day

25th April (Last Wednesday of April)

Guide dogs are amongst the most phenomenal animals on the planet, and the difference they make to the lives of those without sight simply cannot be overstated. It is impossible to feel anything but pure...

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Anzac Day

Anzac Day

Every April 25th

The Anzac Day tradition has meaning for us all / And if we listen closely we can hear their mournful calls. / Fighting for the freedom, the freedom of this land / Fighting for their...

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Go Diaper Free Week

Go Diaper Free Week

22nd April - 28th April

Did you ever stop to think about what people did before there were diapers? Yes, believe it or not, such a day did in fact exist and yet babies still existed and needed to be...

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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...

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...

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...