International Homeless Animals Day

International Homeless Animals Day

Every August 20th

Every day, animals are abandoned or placed into kennels, dependent on charities and goodwill. These organisations are strained beyond coping, and are desperate to raise awareness of the plight of homeless and abandoned animals. Homeless...

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World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day

Every August 20th

World Mosquito Day was first established in 1897, when the link between mosquitos and malaria transmission was discovered by Sir Ronald Ross. It aims to raise awareness about the causes of malaria and how it...

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

Every August 20th

If you have a sweet tooth, Chocolate Pecan Pie Day is the perfect opportunity to indulge. You needn't feel too guilty about grabbing a piece of pie, because pecans have all kinds of health benefits...

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Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” ― Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills.  Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Family History Month

Family History Month

Every August

”Every book is a quotation; every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have a...

Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

”A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair” ~ Ancient (?) Proverb Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them...