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World Bee Day

Support bee conservation by donating or purchasing from companies that work to save these crucial members of the ecosystem, or start your own bee hive.

Weights & Measures Day

Learn about the history of weights and measures in the past, as well as how we’ve come to use the various systems of measurement we use today.

International Clinical Trials Day

Volunteer for a clinical trial to help scientists and professionals create new products that will help society with everything from medical treatments to sunscreen.

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How to celebrate May 20th

If you want to have a buzzing day, start by planting some wildflowers and creating a bee-friendly environment outdoors. Take a moment to appreciate the importance of bees to our ecosystem – it’s World Bee Day, after all! Next, take a stroll in nature and learn about endangered species, pondering ways you can help protect them. Perhaps you could participate in a local cleanup or donate to a wildlife conservation organization.

Now, let’s get practical with Weights & Measures Day. Dust off your kitchen scale and measuring cups to try your hand at baking a quiche Lorraine from scratch. Celebrate National Quiche Lorraine Day by sharing your homemade creation with family or friends. And don’t forget to take your rescue dog out for a bike ride to mark National Bike to Work Day. Enjoy the fresh air and exercise together!

Feeling scholarly? Dive into a new academic subject or hobby in honor of International Academic Freedom Day. Check out free online courses or tutorials to expand your knowledge. As you sip on a cup of tea, take a moment to reflect on the freedoms that education brings.

To inject some fun and color into your day, wear your favorite red sneakers for International Red Sneakers Day. Go for a walk or jog to show them off and embrace the playful spirit of the holiday. Cap off your day by dreaming big for National Be a Millionaire Day – write down your goals and aspirations, no matter how big or small.

Remember, every day brings an opportunity to celebrate and learn something new. Embrace the spirit of these weird holidays by adding a touch of joy and curiosity to your routine. Who knows, you might just discover a new passion or make a positive impact in your community along the way. Enjoy your day filled with bees, quiches, rescue dogs, and academic pursuits – it’s a medley of simple pleasures that can bring a smile to your face.

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International Academic Freedom Day

Exploring ideas without bounds, fostering intellectual liberty to ignite curiosity and shape a limitless realm of learning.

National Quiche Lorraine Day

A shortcrust pastry, bacon, eggs, cream, milk, cheese, and a little time in the oven; that’s all it takes to make the delicious and fancy-sounding Quiche Lorraine.

National Rescue Dog Day

Wag your tail for rescue dogs! These lovable pups bring joy, loyalty, and unconditional love to every home they enter. Adopt a furry friend and experience the happiness that only a rescue dog can bring.

Whit Monday

Celebrated on the day after Pentecost, Whit Monday is a time to remember the Holy Spirit's descent and marks the end of the Easter season.

Victoria Day

Curtsey for the reigning queen of style and grace! This iconic monarch ruled with an iron fist and a loving heart. So raise a cup of tea and toast to the one and only Queen Victoria.

National Be a Millionaire Day

No, you can’t become a millionaire in a day. But by taking stock of your financial health and taking steps to improve it, you just might get there someday.

National Pick Strawberries Day

Juicy, red, and sweet, for many people strawberries are practically synonymous with summer. Get outside and pick your own fresh, tasty strawberries.

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Knife Crime Awareness Week

Shed light on the urgency of understanding and addressing knife crime, fostering safer communities through awareness and collaboration.

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National Smile Month

Maintaining vibrant smiles through mindful habits, fostering oral resilience for enduring wellness, unveiling a gateway to health.

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International Heritage Breeds Week

Support the survival of classic livestock breeds like Oberhasli goats, Wiltshire Wild Horn sheep, and Gloucester Old Spot pigs during Heritage Breeds Week.

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Italian Beef Week

What's better than sinking your teeth into a juicy sandwich piled high with tender beef, topped with sweet peppers?

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National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Join the thousands of volunteers around the world raising awareness about Cystic Fibrosis, a devastating disease affecting over 30,000 people in the US.

National Salad Month

Crisp, vibrant medleys of fresh greens, juicy tomatoes, and zesty vinaigrette — a refreshing burst of wholesome, natural flavors.

National Duckling Month

Savor the delicate richness of young waterfowl, a culinary delight embodying exquisite tenderness and nuanced flavors.

Older Americans Month

Honoring the wisdom and experience of seniors with events recognizing their contributions and enriching their lives.

National Stroke Awareness Month

Recognizing sudden signs, staying informed, and acting swiftly can save lives, fostering stroke awareness and prevention.

ALS Awareness Month

A condition affecting motor neurons, ALS challenges resilience, fostering community, advancing research, and supporting individuals.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Promoting sun safety encourages early detection, fostering community awareness about the risks and prevention of skin ailments.

No Meat May

Exploring a plant-based journey for a month, discovering vibrant flavors and embracing a mindful, eco-friendly lifestyle.

National Moving Month

Transitioning to a new place, embracing fresh beginnings, and creating a space filled with memories and possibilities.

National Walking Month

Strolling outdoors, enjoying nature's embrace, invigorating body and mind, walking offers a path to vitality.

Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

Navigating emotions, BPD awareness unveils a path to understanding, fostering empathy, and promoting mental health conversations.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month (US)

Shining a light on the battle within, advocating for understanding and support in the journey against neurological challenges.

National Barbecue Month

Gather your friends and neighbors together and grill up some tasty, smoky, ever-popular BBQ to welcome the warm weather. Try making your own BBQ sauce!

National Bike Month

Improve your health and the health of the entire planet by using National Bike Month to get back on that two-wheeled metaphorical horse and leave the car at home.

National Hamburger Month

Host a cookout, make your own hamburgers, try a new kind of burger, or even just visit your favorite classic fast food restaurant to treat yourself.

Better Sleep Month

Getting a solid night's rest by adopting simple bedtime habits can leave you feeling refreshed and energized for the day ahead.

National Foster Care Month

A vital embrace of vulnerable hearts, offering shelter, nurturing hope, and weaving the future with threads of love and belonging.

National Photography Month

A picture’s worth a thousand words, so get out there and start taking snapshots of the beauty all around you, whether right at home or off in an exotic locale.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month

Educate yourself and others on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a hard-to-diagnose condition that may cause chronic pain, fragile skin, joint problems and more.

National Military Appreciation Month

Volunteer or donate to veteran causes, educate yourself on the history and state of the military, and thank a service member during Military Appreciation Month.

Better Speech and Language Month

Five percent of the world experiences hearing loss, and another five experiences speech problems, so take stock of your hearing and speech and get help if necessary.

National Deck Safety Month

Fix up your deck, look into any potential problems, or hire a professional to make sure that beloved outdoor space is safe and secure for years to come.

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

About five percent of all cancers are bladder cancer, so educate yourself and others on the signs, symptoms, and treatments for this painful disease.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Prader-Willi Syndrome affects many children and families around the world, but can be hard to diagnose. Educate yourself on the symptoms and treatments.

Lupus Awareness Month

A life-threatening autoimmune disease, Lupus can have devastating effects, especially if undiagnosed and untreated, so learn the symptoms so you can act fast.

National Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Nature lovers know that ticks can be a nuisance, but they can also be life-threatening carriers of Lyme disease. Know the symptoms and how to prevent it.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Get familiar with the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US, or join an event to celebrate your heritage during Asian/Pacific Heritage Month.

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