International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Every March 8th

Mother, sisters, wives, girlfriends and fiancees…what would we ever do without them? Nobody can honestly say we don’t owe an enormous amount to the women in our lives, from the mothers who made us chicken...

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Proofreading Day

Proofreading Day

Every March 8th

Do you cringe when you see a document filled with misspelled words? Are you the friend that everyone asks to read over their projects before they send them out? Then this holiday is one for...

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Procrastination Week

Procrastination Week

3rd March - 9th March

There's nothing wrong with procrastination. Or is there? I'll leave it to you to decide, but only if you have the time.Craig Brown Procrastination is something everyone does at some point in their lives. Whether...

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Peanut Cluster Day

Peanut Cluster Day

Every March 8th

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat to make the day seem special? Peanut Cluster Day brings the sweet and salty combination right to perfection! Peanuts added to the chocolate really create a candy that has...

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Middle Name Pride Day

Middle Name Pride Day

8th March (Friday of the first full week in March)

When you were born, your parents took the time to carefully consider what name to give you. Parents debate over names and how their choice could affect their child during their life. Will the name...

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight

25th February - 10th March

Our farmers feed the world. They are up before dawn and work till well after sunset. They face any number of challenges they can't control, from too much rain to not enough, from disease to...

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British Pie Week

British Pie Week

4th March - 10th March

We in Britain stopped evolving gastronomically with the advent of the pie. Everything beyond that seemed like a brave, frightening new world. We knew the French were up to something across the Channel, but we...

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Pet Sitters Week

Pet Sitters Week

4th March - 10th March

Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life. James Cromwell Owning pets can be some of the most rewarding experiences and can...

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Endometriosis Awareness Week

Endometriosis Awareness Week

4th March - 10th March

All that is known for sure is that endometriosis is endemic and that it cannot be cured. Management is the best hope. This makes for treatments that are, if I am being polite, based on...

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World Orphan Week

World Orphan Week

3rd March - 9th March

“When you lose a parent, you realize how vital they are to the foundation of your life. It's impossible to understand what it means until that curtain is pulled. You're an orphan. But then I...

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Jewish Book Week

Jewish Book Week

2nd March - 10th March

Jews have a special relationship with books, and the Haggadah has been translated more widely, and reprinted more often, than any other Jewish book. It is not a work of history or philosophy, not a...

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Consumer Protection Week

Consumer Protection Week

3rd March - 9th March

In consumer protection, you can say it hurts business; that is, it makes them comply with the law, which is actually what we want them to do, but it helps consumers. Richard Cordray Consumer protection...

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Dental Assistants Recognition Week

Dental Assistants Recognition Week

3rd March - 9th March

We spend billions on marginal and often unnecessary procedures on people who are in the final dying process, yet we leave millions of Americans out of the health insurance system, and America's kids have the...

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Schools Social Work Week

Schools Social Work Week

4th March - 10th March

Many schools desperately need caring professionals like guidance counselors and social workers to ensure students' emotional, social and educational needs are met. But proposals to arm teachers are irresponsible and dangerous. The role of educators...

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Read an E-Book Week

Read an E-Book Week

3rd March - 9th March

E-books are great for instant gratification - you see a review somewhere of a book that interests you, and you can start reading it five minutes later. Anne Lamott Ebooks, thanks to businesses such as...

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Return Borrowed Books Week

Return Borrowed Books Week

3rd March - 9th March

As a kid, I lived almost entirely inside books, and eventually, the books started returning the favor. A lot of my internal world feels like an anthology or a library. It's eclectic and disorganized, but...

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School Breakfast Week

School Breakfast Week

4th March - 8th March

I was real skinny in high school. I was real fast and explosive. I just didn't really have a good nutrition plan; I didn't understand how important it was to be healthy. I was eating...

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Women in Construction Week

Women in Construction Week

3rd March - 9th March

Leveling the playing field is, in my mind, just making sure all tasks are given to the people who do them the best. Just as being good at math is only because of practice, being...

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No More Week

No More Week

3rd March - 9th March

Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships - in other words, in families - the last place we would want or expect to find violence. Leslie Morgan Steiner Domestic violence and sexual assault...

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Umbrella Month

Umbrella Month

Every March

Over four thousand years ago the first umbrella took shape. Whether the inventor was looking for a way to beat the heat or to stave off the rain is anyone’s guess. The one thing that we...

Music In Our Schools Month

Music In Our Schools Month

Every March

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools...

Social Work Month

Social Work Month

Every March

When things are at their most challenging it is typically a Social Worker who can step in and bring order to the chaos. It is their super power! You will find them all around the...

Small Press Month

Small Press Month

Every March

Have you written a book or hope to? There are so many options for writers today that did not exist a few decades ago. Small Press Month celebrates this fact by shining a light on...

Rising Star Month

Rising Star Month

Every March

Do you know someone incredibly talented? Many local organizations have Rising Star competitions to recognize talent in their area! We have all heard of some sort of Rising Star in our lives, be it from...

Hemophilia Awareness Month

Hemophilia Awareness Month

Every March

Sadly, there are many life-threatening medical conditions that many of us know little to nothing about, unless we happen to have a family member who suffers from such a condition. Thankfully, nowadays most people realize how...

Kidney Month

Kidney Month

Every March

Deep within our torso lay two little bean shaped (or are the beans them shaped?) organs that do a big job, and are in fact vital to our continued health. Introducing, the Kidney! It filters 53...

Peanut month

Peanut month

Every March

What nut isn’t a nut, but is an essential part of diets everywhere? What not a nut is used in cooking oil, America’s most popular sandwich, goes amazing with chocolate, is great for the soil...

Multiple Sclerosis Month

Multiple Sclerosis Month

Every March

Most of us never think twice about how lucky we are to be able to take a walk to the store, dance it up at a party or just have a conversation with a friend...

Nutrition Month

Nutrition Month

Every March

Nutrition Month is celebrated every March, and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition Month focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising...

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Every March

The large majority of ancient cultures were patriarchal, and they practiced customs that held women in low esteem and limited their freedom. Through the centuries, many courageous women have stepped forward to fight inequality and...

Craft Month

Craft Month

Every March

Ever since you were a kid, you've known that making things is fun. Paper mache monsters, fluffy pompoms made from wool, knitted jumpers, making your own decoupage boxes and decorations - and who said that...

International Ideas Month

International Ideas Month

Every March

Some of the biggest, most impressive things in our modern world - be that huge, lumbering buildings or complex, shiny smartphones - started as an idea. Without ideas, we wouldn't have any of the cool...

Credit Education Month

Credit Education Month

Every March

What do you know about credit? Do you know how to wisely use credit cards to improve your credit rating? Do you know what a credit rating is? Do you even know what credit is? This...

Caffeine Awareness Month

Caffeine Awareness Month

Every March

Do you start your day with a cup of coffee? Need that candy bar in the middle of the day? It could be that you are using caffeine as an energy boost. Caffeine Awareness Month...

Cheerleading Safety Month

Cheerleading Safety Month

Every March

From High School through to our major league sports, there is one aspect of sports that everyone can agree on. The pom-pom bouncing, back-flipping, pyramid building men and women who cheer our teams on from...

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Every March

“Endometriosis is notoriously difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are perverse. A woman with mild endometriosis can be in an agony for days every month (or every day for every month); women with the severe...