Stress Awareness Day

Stress Awareness Day

7th November (First Wednesday of November)

Stress can be a real killer, both in the workplace and in our day to day lives. Stress serves a solid purpose in human biology, but our modern lives have brought about a surplus of...

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Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

Every November 7th

This intriguingly specific Day celebrates a particular combination of flavours - dark, bitter chocolate and toasted almonds. This is one of the oldest recipes involving chocolate known in the English-speaking world, featuring as the only...

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Wobbly Wednesday

Wobbly Wednesday

7th November (First Wednesday of November)

Nystagmus is characterised by involuntary movement of the eyes, symptomatic of problems with the visual pathway.  It causes varying degrees of sight impairment. Nystagmus is often a genetic condition and may be associated with albinism...

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Hug A Bear Day

Hug A Bear Day

Every November 7th

Hug a Bear day isn't about the big fuzzy beasts that roam the forests munching on nuts and berries, and once a year or so busting out the fishing skills to scoop up salmon from...

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Benjamin Banneker Week

Benjamin Banneker Week

7th November (Wednesday of the week of the 9th)

Benjamin Banneker Week is Celebrated during ONE day within the week of November 9th each year and can be conducted in grades Pre-K through 12th grade in schools and in the community. The focus of this...

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World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month

Every November

“You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a rising movement in the world today, a movement that decries all...

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Every November

In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history...

Manatee Awareness Month

Manatee Awareness Month

Every November

As much as animals like elephants are currently under threat in Central Africa, whales, manatees and turtles, to name a few, are probably in far more dire peril -- and almost nobody knows.Peter Walsh The manatee...

Pomegranate Month

Pomegranate Month

Every November

I felt like a seed in a pomegranate. Some say that the pomegranate was the real apple of Eve, fruit of the womb, I would eat my way into perdition to taste you.Jeanette Winterson They dangle...

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Every November

Peanut Butter, that strange thick rich concoction of a humble legume. It appears in candy’s, in sandwiches, and even in rich savory dishes in the form of a sauce. There’s crunchy peanut butter and creamy...

Novel Writing Month

Novel Writing Month

Every November

We’re all full of stories, each of us with our own tales to tell, but we never quite seem to find the time to make it happen, do we? There’s always too much to do...

Adoption Month

Adoption Month

Every November

“I don't have children, but I have 17 nieces and nephews, and they more than makeup for anything that I can do. I have a stepdaughter, and I adore her to pieces, and I think...

Movember

Movember

Every November

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your formal self (and growing a magnificent beard.)”~ Ernest Hemingway There is something truly magnificent about a wonderful mustache (and...