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...

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Different Colored Eyes Day

Different Colored Eyes Day

Every July 12th

“Picture yourself in a boat on a riverWith tangerine trees and marmalade skiesSomebody calls you, you answer quite slowlyA girl with kaleidoscope eyes” ~ The Beatles, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Do you see them? Walking...

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Simplicity Day

Simplicity Day

Every July 12th

”In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We live in a complicated world, with taxes and devices and every imaginable complication the world can provide. Wouldn’t...

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Pecan Pie Day

Pecan Pie Day

Every July 12th

Your grandmother’s house in mid-fall. The air outside is crisp, eve though the sun is shining. Leaves swirl all around you in streaks of yellow, red and brown. And then a delightfully sweet, buttery scent...

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New Conversations Day

New Conversations Day

Every July 12th

Awkward Silence presents the inaugural New Conversations Day. New Conversations Day is the opportunity to open up exciting new conversations, learning new things about those we know best and dreaming up new ideas. Awkward Silence owner...

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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...