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National Exercise Day

Engaging in physical activity invigorates the body, fostering vitality and well-being with each rhythmic movement and breath.

International Amateur Radio Day

The “International” in “International Amateur Radio Day” honors how amateur radio-ers pioneered fast, immediate global connection in the 20th century.

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How to celebrate Apr 18th

Start your day by going for a jog in the morning to celebrate National Exercise Day. If you’re feeling adventurous, switch up your route to explore new areas.

After your workout, educate yourself about the importance of conserving monuments and sites for future generations on International Day for Monuments and Sites. Visit a local historical landmark or museum to appreciate the significance of preserving our history.

For lunch, head to a park and indulge in a picnic to celebrate Pet Owners Independence Day. Bring along your furry friend for some quality outdoor time together.

In the afternoon, tune in to some amateur radio broadcasts in honor of International Amateur Radio Day. You might discover a new interest or even consider starting your own amateur radio hobby.

As the evening approaches, get your creative juices flowing by carrying a poem in your pocket for Poem in Your Pocket Day. Share it with friends or family for some literary fun.

Wrap up the day by enjoying a game of catch and giving out high fives in honor of National High Five Day. Spread positivity and camaraderie through this simple gesture.

Before bed, take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the night sky on World Heritage Day. Stargaze or simply marvel at the wonders of the universe from your own backyard.

These diverse activities offer a blend of movement, education, creativity, and social interaction, making for a fulfilling and memorable day celebrating a range of unique holidays.

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International Day for Monuments and Sites

Exploring historical landmarks offers a captivating journey through time, unveiling stories etched in the architecture and landscapes.

College Student Grief Awareness Day

With 1 in 3 college students grieving the loss of a loved one, it’s important to acknowledge and aid those who might be struggling invisibly on college campuses.

National Auctioneers Day

Going once, going twice, sold to the fast-talking, sharp-as-a-tack figures who often work as volunteer auctioneers, supporting charity with their skill and time.

Pet Owners Independence Day

For one day, flip the script on that furry freeloader and make them take care of you. Lie on the carpet, kick your ear, don’t go to work and taste the freedom.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Verses that dance in your mind, painting feelings with words, capturing the essence of life's beauty and its tangled emotions.

World Heritage Day

Visit and support your local cultural icons and monuments, or travel to see some of the remarkable cultural heritage sites from all over the wide world.

National High Five Day

Give a high five to everyone, and let them know their accomplishments don’t go unnoticed. Whether your friend got a promotion or made a basket—high five!

National Columnists’ Day

Peruse your paper for the often entertaining, often sage advice of a columnist like Dear Abby, or write in to see if they have some insight into your own problems.

National Lineman Appreciation Day

Many of us take electricity for granted, but we wouldn’t have it at all if it weren’t for the men and women who risk their lives to maintain it every day.

National Piñata Day

Get a bat, get a piñata, and whack away! It doesn’t have to be a birthday or other occasion to treat yourself to a cathartic piñata—or try making your own.

National Animal Crackers Day

A classic favorite snack for children of generations, simply take some time to enjoy some sweet, fun animal crackers on National Animal Crackers Day.


National Week of Conversation

Fostering understanding and unity through compassionate dialogue, creating a world of harmony where diverse voices are heard.


FOP Awareness Month

Raising awareness for a rare condition, efforts unite to support those facing the challenges of Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

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International Guitar Month

Exploring melodies, strings resonate with rhythm, evoking emotions and stories through the power of music.

Global Volunteer Month 

Supporting causes, aiding communities, and making a difference, volunteering enriches lives and fosters connections among people.

National Alcohol Awareness Month

Promoting mindful choices, understanding limits, fostering informed decisions for a healthier relationship with alcohol and well-being.

National Soy Foods Month

Exploring a diverse palate with plant-based delicacies, discovering the savory richness and versatility of nourishing soy creations.

National Food Month

Savor diverse culinary delights, a journey of tastes transcending borders, igniting a symphony on your palate.

National Month of Hope

Persistent light, enduring strength, unwavering spirit, an anchor in uncertainty, a beacon through challenges, resilient optimism.

National Soft Pretzel Month

Twisted dough, golden brown, salty delight, satisfying cravings — the perfect snack for any occasion, simply delicious.

Animal Cruelty Prevention Month

Championing the welfare of innocent beings, advocating for compassion and justice to create a world free from harm.

National Volunteer Month

Contributing time and effort, making a positive impact, these endeavors embody the spirit of selflessness and community betterment.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Realities exposed, voices united—confronting challenges and fostering empathy in the quest for justice and healing after assault.

National Kite Month

Whispers of wind, colorful fabrics dancing, defying gravity — an artful ballet where tethered dreams ascend the sky's canvas.

National Garden Month

Spring is in the air! Explore the beauty of gardens, or get some dirt under your own nails, whether from pots by the window or a flowery expanse of your own.

National Poetry Month

Lord Byron, Shel Silverstein, Emily Dickinson…you? Honor one of the richest literary forms by writing or reading poetry, learning about poets, or joining a community.

Autism Acceptance Month

Support research and education, learn about the symptoms and effects, and be better prepared to help those with autism in your life during Autism Acceptance Month.

National Pickleball Month

Amidst spirited rallies, a sport emerges, blending finesse and camaraderie, captivating enthusiasts with its distinctive charm on the court.

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

In the face of adversity, the human spirit triumphs. Embracing resilience and celebrating the triumphs of those who overcome challenges brings hope and inspiration to all.

Stress Awareness Month

Stress is linked to physical, mental, and emotional health. During Stress Awareness Month, learn about what triggers stress and how to manage it.

National Jazz Appreciation Month

Learn about the history and heritage of jazz, listen to the greats, or find a local jazz club to engage with one of the United States’ richest musical movements.

Poetic Earth Month

Allow the Earth’s beauty to inspire you, and enjoy and share poetry, stories, or art to connect with your planet during Poetic Earth Month.

National Couple Appreciation Month

Take some time to appreciate romance and companionship, whether with a romantic getaway or date, or a just a small gesture reminding your person how you feel.

Adopt A Ferret Month

Is it a cat? Is it a snake? Yes, it’s a ferret! These uncommon but loveable pets can make a great addition to the right home, but make sure to do your research first.

Straw Hat Month

They block the sun, keep the rain off, evoke a simpler time and place, and look timelessly stylish. If you don’t have a straw hat yet, it might be time to get one.

Month of the Military Child

Wear purple to honor the sacrifices and stress involved in being a military kid: separation, losing or fearing the loss of a parent, frequent moving, and more.

Active Dog Month

Dogs need exercise and fun just as much—if not more—than their humans. Bond with your furry friends by playing, running, or exploring new places with them.

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Different treads and tire designs are better for different conditions. So as the weather warms up, don’t forget to change from your Winter tires to your Summer tires.

National Decorating Month

Get creative and crafty, and bring life back to your home by painting, arranging furniture, and otherwise decorating the space you spend so much time in.

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Learn about the effects of Parkinson’s Disease, how to help those who have it, or donate to foundations and research during Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

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