Dim Sum Week

Dim Sum Week

30th June - 6th July

I love Chinese food, like steamed dim sum, and I can have noodles morning, noon and night, hot or cold. I like food that's very simple on the digestive system - I tend to keep it...

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    International Joke Day

    International Joke Day

    Every July 1st

    Do you think you’re funny? The best way to get a feel for a country is to try to understand the humor. Laughter is a universally recognized expression of amusement, and joke telling can become...

    I Forgot Day

    I Forgot Day

    Every July 2nd

    If you’re anything like us, you’re absolutely rubbish at remembering holidays, anniversaries, doctors’ appointments, and… well… let’s be frank. We’re just rubbish at remembering anything, there’s just so much going on in today’s busy world...

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    Stay Out Of The Sun Day

    Stay Out Of The Sun Day

    Every July 3rd

    Everybody loves a sunny day, but in the height of summer it's easy to get dehydrated, sunburnt and worse. Stay Out Of The Sun Day is about looking after yourself by taking a day away...

    Independence From Meat Day

    Independence From Meat Day

    Every July 4th

    Every year more and more people are embracing the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle, both for the increased health benefits that come from eliminating or limiting meat from their diet, and for the moral and environmental...

    Apple Turnover Day

    Apple Turnover Day

    Every July 5th

    Turnovers are just amazing, delightful fruit filled cups of flavor-coated in a sugary glaze. There’s something special about what basically amounts to a little personal-sized fruit pie, and our favorite pie is the apple! That’s...

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    Fried Chicken Day

    Fried Chicken Day

    Every July 6th

    The bird gets the spotlight on Fried Chicken Day, and stomachs are rumbling already. Move over vegetarians, there's a deep-fried chicken leg and breast coming this way! To add more pizzazz to the day, coat the...

    Chocolate Day

    Chocolate Day

    Every July 7th

    There are a number of dates throughout the year promoting variations of local, national or international Chocolate Day - our research leads us to believe that this is the true, definitive, purist 'Chocolate Day', so...

    Scud Day

    Scud Day

    Every July 8th

    SCUD Day stands for Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day, and encourages those of us whose lives might have a touch too much drama to step back, relax, and enjoy the funnier side of...

    Sugar Cookie Day

    Sugar Cookie Day

    Every July 9th

    ”As Harold took a bite of Bavarian Sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be okay. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness...

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    Cow Appreciation Day

    Cow Appreciation Day

    10th July

    1995 marked the beginning of the cow revolution, when herds of beef cattle everywhere decided to take a stand for the future of the bovine race. Far more intelligent than the others, Heff R. Jones...

    Blueberry Muffin Day

    Blueberry Muffin Day

    Every July 11th

    If you’ve ever been buried deep in the depths of despair, you know there’s nothing that can lift you out of it quite like the smell of freshly baked blueberry muffins. Ever since the concept...

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    Etch A Sketch Day

    Etch A Sketch Day

    Every July 12th

    Do you remember Etch a Sketch? If you spent many happy hours drawing pictures on the screen then magically removing them using the plastic slider, you'll relish the opportunity to relive your childhood on Etch...

    French Fries Day

    French Fries Day

    Every July 13th

    Whether you call them ‘French Fries’, ‘Chips’, Finger Chips, or French-Fried Potatoes, this delicious treat is loved around the world, and French Fries day celebrates them.Not to be confused with the American ‘Chips’, which are...

    Shark Awareness Day

    Shark Awareness Day

    Every July 14th

    Contrary to expectations, the purpose of Shark Awareness Day is not to stand on the beach and shout out warnings to terrified swimmers and surfers, despite the hours of innocent fun that can provide. It's true...

    Gummi Worm Day

    Gummi Worm Day

    Every July 15th

    You know what the best bait for fishing for people with a sweet tooth is? If you guessed the gummy worm, you’re in the right place with the right sense of humor. Gummy candies have...

    Guinea Pig Appreciation Day

    Guinea Pig Appreciation Day

    Every July 16th

    As far as small fuzzies go, the Guinea Pig is certainly one of the world's favorites. Having been domesticated in South America for thousands of years, they're one of the longest-serving companions to humans and...

    Peach Ice Cream Day

    Peach Ice Cream Day

    Every July 17th

    Peaches are a summer fruit, and Peach Ice Cream Day is a way to celebrate their goodness while enjoying a cooling delicious dessert. Peaches are native to China and were taken to America by Spanish explorers...

    Hot Dog Day

    Hot Dog Day

    18th July

    The sun is out, you’re at the amusement park, and the rollercoaster is filling the air with the clack-clack-clack of wheels on rails. The scent of a thousand different fair foods fill the air, but...

    Daiquiri Day

    Daiquiri Day

    Every July 19th

    Need a way to cool off? Why not celebrate Daiquiri Day. This refreshing drink was invented in the early 1900's in a small mining town of Daiquiri near Santiago, Cuba, an engineer named Jennings Stockton...

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      Moon Day

      Moon Day

      Every July 20th

      Every once in a while, the human race achieves something truly remarkable, and Moon Day celebrates the occasion when we first left footsteps upon our nearest neighbour. It's probably best to gloss quietly over how long...

      Junk Food Day

      Junk Food Day

      Every July 21st

      Junk foods are usually, by definition, high in fats, sugars, salt, and calories. But more often than not, they are delicious! Junk food day is the perfect day to treat yourself. On Junk Food Day...

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      Hammock Day

      Hammock Day

      Every July 22nd

      Nothing sounds quite as relaxing as kicking back and relaxing in a hammock - and there's no better way to celebrate Hammock Day! Find two sturdy, conveniently located trees (or improvise - and don't limit...

      Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day

      Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day

      Every July 23rd

      ”I need God’s grace and something baked with peanut butter and chocolate.” ~ Gloria Furman Peanut butter and chocolate have been an undeniably necessary combination since each met the other. Whether you’re drooling over Reese’s Peanut Butter...

      Tequila Day

      Tequila Day

      Every July 24th

      Mexicans like to celebrate Tequila Day, and so do lots of others! But let's face it, we all know tequila is synonymous with margarita, so let's take a look at this frozen favourite. There is no definitive...

      Thread The Needle Day

      Thread The Needle Day

      Every July 25th

      Sometimes you find yourself in that most difficult of positions, having to navigate your way through two positions of equal delicacy. Maybe you have to find a way to navigate the desires of two family...

      Chili Dog Day

      Chili Dog Day

      26th July (Last Thursday of July)

      Chili dogs, funnel cakes, fried bread, majorly greasy pizza, candy apples, ye gods. Evil food smells amazing. - Jim Butcher There’s something about the smell of a chili dog that is just amazing, the rich mixture...

      Talk In An Elevator Day

      Talk In An Elevator Day

      27th July (Last Friday of July)

      We all know about that awkward silence, the one that ensues when you’re suddenly in a small room with 5-10 other people you don’t know. Politeness seems to indicate that the people around you are...

      Milk Chocolate Day

      Milk Chocolate Day

      Every July 28th

      How is milk chocolate different from other chocolates? It's a mix of cocoa solids and either dry or condensed milk. While dark chocolate is traditionally used as a baking ingredient, this lighter version is used...

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      Rain Day

      Rain Day

      Every July 29th

      Throughout human history, people and cultures all over the world have celebrated rain and it's life-giving power. All life is dependent on rain, and rain is what keeps our world green and fresh and beautiful...

      Cheesecake Day

      Cheesecake Day

      Every July 30th

      Cheesecake Day is one of the creamiest days of the year. It’s a day to indulge in the decadence of this dessert, and sample some of the tastiest flavors. From the humble plain baked to the...

      Raspberry Cake Day

      Raspberry Cake Day

      Every July 31st

      With summer in full swing, it's hard to imagine anything more seasonal and enjoyable than fresh, juicy raspberries; that is, except for Raspberry Cake Day - a whole day dedicated to enjoying raspberries in cake format!

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      Ice Cream Month

      Ice Cream Month

      Every July

      I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! Butternut Crunch and Rocky Road, Napoleon and Caramel Swirl, there are hundreds of flavors of Ice Cream to sample and flavor, and the hot...

      World Watercolor Month

      World Watercolor Month

      Every July

      ”Perhaps watercolor is more art than acrylics or oil because the opportunity to correct errors is very limited as the colors are transparent… The sun, wind and temperature influences water-pigment-paper! Everything flows, painting with watercolors!” ~...

      Sarcoma Awareness Month

      Sarcoma Awareness Month

      Every July

      ”Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ‘cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it.” ~ Jim Beaver Every...

      Picnic Month

      Picnic Month

      Every July

      A book of verse beneath the bough,A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thouBeside me singing in the Wilderness –Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! ~ Omar Khayyam When the weather gets warmer and the...

      Cell Phone Courtesy Month

      Cell Phone Courtesy Month

      Every July

      We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else's conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our manners! Celebrate Cell Phone Courtesy Month by following...

      Independent Retailer Month

      Independent Retailer Month

      Every July

      Big Box stores like Walmart and Target are certainly convenient, offering so much of the things we need in one place, and the prices they offer can’t be beat. However, there is a section of...

      Horseradish Month

      Horseradish Month

      Every July

      Here's an event to celebrate with relish! Horseradish Month offers a chance to add zing to your menu, finding out how this tasty herb can beef up all kinds of meals. Horseradish has been grown for...

      Bank Account Bonus

      Every July

      Bank account bonus month was created in 2018 to bring attention to bank accounts consumers can open to receive a bonus. Find new bonuses in your area. We’ve discussed this before and it’s much easier than...

      Plastic Free July

      Every July

      We have grown from a handful of participants in Western Australia in 2011, through to millions of participants across more than 150 countries worldwide today. The incredible transformation has led to us recently becoming an independent...

      Dim Sum Week

      Dim Sum Week

      30th June - 6th July

      I love Chinese food, like steamed dim sum, and I can have noodles morning, noon and night, hot or cold. I like food that's very simple on the digestive system - I tend to keep it...