Hug an Australian Day

Hug an Australian Day

Every April 26th

Hug An Australian Day is an annual event that was founded by Thomas and Ruth Roy of the Wellcat.com website. Though the origins of this event are unclear, Hug An Australian Day has quickly become popular...

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Pretzel Day

Pretzel Day

Every April 26th

There’s something special about a pretzel, the rich warm bready smell, the burst of salt as you bite into it, and in the best of time, the delicious flavor of cheese that you dip it...

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Alien Day

Alien Day

Every April 26th

Alien day is an awesome day to recognize and appreciate the fantastic world of the Alien(s) franchise. It is a great day for a film marathon or to read some of the many books or...

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

26th April

A twist of verse, a flurry of metaphor, and just a dash of simile. These few elements can come together to help paint images in words and sound, they can twist the heart and make...

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Help A Horse Day

Help A Horse Day

Every April 26th

No horsing around - today is an opportunity for you to be a good 'neeeiiigh-bor' on Help a Horse Day! Horses continue to be both a popular pet as well as serving as hard-working farm animals...

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Richter Scale Day

Richter Scale Day

Every April 26th

If there's ever a day to hold onto hats, double-test foundations and keep an ear out for rumblings deep within the Earth, it's Richter Scale Day. This occasion is an acknowledgement and celebration of the...

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Thank you Thursday

Thank you Thursday

26th April (Thursday of Stationery Week)

All too often in our lives we find ourselves in utterly thankless situations. We have dedicated our heart and soul to various projects and goals, only to find that, in the long run, these efforts...

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Get Organized Day

Get Organized Day

Every April 26th

Do you find yourself lost in an absolute sea of clutter? Is your filing cabinet more of a three story garbage can? Does your desk require an archaeological team to find? Do you often find...

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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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Love Your Thighs Day

Love Your Thighs Day

26th April (Fourth Thursday in April)

“I believe every woman's body is beautiful in its own way. I have never understood that just because a woman has thick thighs, she is considered fat. For so long, I've been around in the...

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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...