Lei Day

Lei Day

Every May 1st

If there is one thing that speaks of the tropics, and specifically of Hawaii, it’s that colorful and festive string of flowers known as the Lei. Lei Dei celebrates these traditional gifts for visitors to...

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World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day

1st May (First Tuesday in May)

Millions of people all over the world suffer from Asthma, and if you’ve ever met one who suffers from it then you’re familiar with the pssst psst sound of the inhalers that make a relatively...

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School Principals’ Day

School Principals’ Day

Every May 1st

“You can have great teachers, but if you don’t have a good principal, you won’t have a good school.” ~ Eli Broad It’s funny in a sad sort of way, the principal is the chief villain in...

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New Home Owners Day

New Home Owners Day

Every May 1st

There comes a time in our lives when we’re finally ready to move on from being owned by the monthly rent. We want a place of our own, not beholden to another landowner, least of...

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Mother Goose Day

Mother Goose Day

Every May 1st

“For every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none. If there be one, seek till you find it, If there be none, never mind it.” ~ Mother Goose We’ve all grown up with fairy tales...

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Executive Coaching Day

Executive Coaching Day

Every May 1st

There’s nothing more impressive, or vital to the success of a business, than an executive who knows how to get things done. Where do these aficionados of the business world learn their talents? Are they...

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International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day

Every May 1st

Everybody loves to spend time on their hobbies–no matter whether you love shopping, diving, going to the cinema, travelling, hiking, or one of thousands of other leisure activities, you probably spend a large part of...

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Poem on Your Pillow Day

Poem on Your Pillow Day

1st May (First Tuesday May)

Poetry is one of the oldest arts in the world, and on May 2nd Poem on Your Pillow Day sets out to start or finish your day with just a little dash of the magic...

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Purebred Dog Day

Purebred Dog Day

Every May 1st

Mutts are adorable, and there is no denying that—their floppy ears, patches of different-coloured fur, and deep loving eyes. For those who just need a friend, someone who will be thrilled to see them when...

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Golf Month

Golf Month

Every May

Aaah golf, the sport of old rich people who have the time to spend hours upon hours on the rolling green hills of a golf course, following a tiny white speck. Many of us who...

Barbecue Month

Barbecue Month

Every May

In the month of May, it's time to truly embrace the start of summer with Barbecue - or barbeque - month! Barbecue month was made to observe and celebrate the wonders of the BBQ. A great...

Photo Month

Photo Month

Every May

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and looking at some of the amazing photos taken over the almost 200 years that photography has been known to man, it may sometimes seem...

Get Caught Reading Month

Get Caught Reading Month

Every May

We know how it is, there’s something special about getting lost in a book, but everyone around you intimates that you’re secluding yourself, or that you’re a bookish nerd. But how could you not want...

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Every May

The natural world is a beautiful place, and not always the friendliest place around. Could be why we spent thousands of years making it so we didn’t have to go outside. One such danger is...

Bike Month

Bike Month

Every May

The wind in your hair, the city whizzing past, that wonderful gliding feeling...nothing could ever quite beat riding a bike. Not to mention how many health benefits riding a bike offers! What contraption deserves its...

Deck Safety Month

Deck Safety Month

Every May

A deck, kitted out with outdoor furniture and some lush, colorful outdoor plants, could be the pride and joy of your home. All year round, this outside addition to your house could be a tranquil...

Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

Every May

Nationally Military Appreciate Month falls in May each year. As its title suggests, this observance is meant to raise awareness and encourage celebration and appreciation of those who serve - are who have served - in the...

Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Every May

Lupus may sound like an exotic, rare disease, but it's not one to be overlooked. Like many other life-threatening autoimmune diseases, it is important to know the early warning signs of Lupus so that any sufferers...