Vitamin C Day

Vitamin C Day

Every April 4th

Vitamin C. We all hear about it, how good it is for us, how it will help us fight off that cold. But how much do we really know about this mystery substance, and just...

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Tell A Lie Day

Tell A Lie Day

4th April (First Thursday of April)

There are times in our life when we really wish that whole ‘being honest’ thing wasn’t so prevalent.  Well, on ‘Tell a Lie Day’, you get a free pass!  Dishonesty is an art form that...

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World Rat Day

World Rat Day

Every April 4th

Get two things straight right away – rats aren't dirty, and James Cagney never said it anyway! These are just two of the myths and misconceptions that World Rat Day hopes to dispel as it...

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Kickball Day

Kickball Day

4th April

Kickball is a popular playground sport that has been around since the early 1900's. Originally called "Kick Baseball" the game was used by physical education teachers to teach school children the basics of baseball. The game is typically...

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Cordon Bleu Day

Cordon Bleu Day

Every April 4th

This is the day we celebrate a dish that so many of us are familiar with in one incarnation or another, but very few of us have any knowledge of the history of, or even...

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Carrot Day

Carrot Day

Every April 4th

Ahhh the ubiquitous carrot, favorite food of rabbits, amazing for your eyesight, and the foundation of what is easily one of the greatest cakes ever conceived. When you think of a carrot, it’s doubtless that...

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D.A.R.E. Day

D.A.R.E. Day

Every April 4th

D.A.R.E. Day is the day when local law enforcement officers will traditionally visit schools all over the United States spreading the word about drugs, how to avoid them, why they’re bad for you, and the...

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Walk Around Things Day

Walk Around Things Day

Every April 4th

Some days you just don’t want to deal with certain situations, whether it’s that ladder in your way, or the co-worker who always seems to come to you with their problems.   This day gives you...

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Adopt A Ferret Month

Adopt A Ferret Month

Every April

I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.Graham Chapman Who doesn’t love ferrets? They’re slinky balls of fur that love to jump, tumble, and squeak! Although it isn’t a common...

Active Dog Month

Active Dog Month

Every April

Did you know April is Active Dog Month? That's right, it's a month created by Om Shanti Pups that's all about enjoying spring and getting active with your furry best friend! After a long, cold...

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Every April

There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.Dan Brown Quotes like those above remind us just how vital a role that our cars can play in...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Every April

Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by,”Dr. Colin Zimbleman, Ph.D. This is not a condition that we can run from nor are...

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Every April

Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...

Couple Appreciation Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Every April

If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Every April

Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

Decorating Month

Decorating Month

Every April

Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

Straw Hat Month

Straw Hat Month

Every April

Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

Garden Month

Garden Month

Every April

Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

Every April

A military childhood in the 1950’s was very much informed by WWII. My brothers and I often heard stories from our dad - and from other kids - about things that had happened to their...