Bathtub Day

Bathtub Day

Every October 7th

In a world in which demands on your time are high it is reassuring to know there is one day in the year when you can reclaim the right to relax at your leisure. Bathtub...

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Team Margot Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Awareness Day

Team Margot Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Awareness Day

Every October 7th

“Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries.”...

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Change A Light Day

Change A Light Day

7th October (First Sunday of October)

Energy saving lightbulbs are generally more efficient, cheaper, and last longer than conventional lightbulbs. Do your bit for the environment, and upgrade your old bulbs to new, energy saving lightbulbs on Change A Light Day.

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Frappe Day

Frappe Day

Every October 7th

A hallmark of Greek coffee culture from the 1950s onwards, the humbly delicious frappe has earned a yearly celebration. The frappe is distinguished by being one of the few beverages improved by the use of...

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Walk Your Dog Week

Walk Your Dog Week

1st October - 7th October

Do you love your dog? Has your dog been whining a lot, or chewing up walls, or peeing in your house? Well, maybe it’s time for you to take a walk with your dog for...

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

7th October - 13th October

Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more...

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Pizza Month

Pizza Month

Every October

“There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.Kevin James Truer words have, perhaps, never been spoken. Pizza is a wonderful thing, and there’s really no such thing as bad...

Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

Every October

Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.Ezra Taft Benson Ezra speaks truly, the worst battles we can fight are those within ourselves, against voices that persist and...

Black Cat Awareness Month

Black Cat Awareness Month

Every October

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.Groucho Marx There are many superstitions surrounding the feline with sable fur, and the one stating that your luck is going to have...

Family History Month

Family History Month

Every October

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 history...

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Every October

Being able to read and write with ease is something most of us simply take for granted. But imagine what it would be like to look at a page of text and see distorted letters...

Computer Learning Month

Computer Learning Month

Every October

Computers now occupy almost every part of our lives, from the smartphones we spend our days communicating on, to the laptops and desktops that are the foundation of every business. It wasn’t so long ago...

Fair Trade Month

Fair Trade Month

Every October

Fair Trade Month aims to raise awareness of the reasons why fair trade is important, and to promote buying and using socially and commercially sustainable, fair trade products in place of commodities which may harm...

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

Every October

The annual campaign to educate people about emotional intelligence began in 2006. Each year the Emotional Intelligence Institute organizes the campaign and offers a number of educational materials for free on the non-profit's website at...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October

Since the adoption of wearing a pink ribbon by breast cancer survivors running in the 1990 New York marathon and the subsequent formation of a charity which aims to give 90% of the money it...

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Every October

In the underworld, reality itself has elastic properties and is capable of being stretched into different definitions of the truth.Roderick Vincent, The Cause So, you think your computer is the best thing you own? Then...

ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month

Every October

I was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as an adult, but I don't remember a time when I didn't have them. Back in the 1960s, when I was growing...

Fire Prevention Month

Fire Prevention Month

Every October

The grass is always greener around the fire hydrant. Jeff Rich According to the National Fire Protection Association, seven people die every day from home fires on average, taking more lives each year than all...