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SUDEP Action Day

SUDEP is a sudden death that affects those with epilepsy. While there is no cure, awareness can lead to prevention and better treatments.

Weet-Bix Day

Crunchy, whole-grain goodness, these breakfast squares pack a punch, fueling mornings with sustained energy and nutrition.

World Food Day

Join a World Food Day event like a contest, or donate your time or money to food charities that provide food to those in need.

National Missouri Day

Known for its rolling hills, BBQ, blues, and the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri offers a mix of urban and rural charm.

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How to celebrate Oct 16th

Wake up, brew a comforting cup of coffee, and kick off your day by honoring your boss on Boss’ Day. Express gratitude for their guidance and leadership. Take the time to appreciate the backbone of civilization by celebrating Dictionary Day. Expand your vocabulary, learn a new word, or challenge yourself with a crossword puzzle.

As the day progresses, take a moment to reflect on global ethics. Make an effort to be kind, honest, and compassionate in your interactions with others. Embrace dignity on Global Dignity Day by acknowledging the inherent value and worth of every individual you encounter.

For lunch, why not treat your parents to a meal in honor of Take Your Parents To Lunch Day? Show your appreciation for all they have done for you. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, try a new liqueur in celebration of National Liqueur Day. Explore different flavors and expand your palate.

In the afternoon, pay tribute to Steve Jobs by embracing innovation and creativity. Work on a DIY project or brainstorm ideas for a new venture. Connect with nature on World Food Day by planting a tree or starting a small garden. Embrace sustainability and contribute to a greener planet.

As evening approaches, unwind with a good book in celebration of Weet-Bix Day. Nourish your mind with knowledge and inspiration. End the day with a moment of relaxation and self-care in honor of World Spine Day. Practice good posture, stretch, and prioritize your physical well-being.

In this motley mix of holidays, find joy in simple gestures, cultivate gratitude, and embrace diverse experiences. Celebrate each theme in your own way, making the most of this whimsical combination of occasions. Have fun, get creative, and revel in the spontaneity of commemorating these unique holidays.

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Global Dignity Day

Young people, take some time to set goals and consider what’s important to you. Global Dignity Day is a time to assess and consider what brings us dignity.

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day

Take your parents to school (or go to your kid’s school) to see what food is available, and help make changes for healthier, higher quality food in schools.

Global Ethics Day

Guiding principles of morality, these unwavering ideals illuminate the path of righteousness, offering profound wisdom to those who seek them.

Global Cat Day

Cats seem to rule our lives on a daily basis, and we love them for it. Global Cat Day is all about embracing these mischievous, yet adorable fur-babies.

National Boss’ Day

Being the boss comes with its own set of problems and obstacles. Give your boss a thank-you card, gift, or just stop in to thank them for their hard work.

Department Store Day

Stop by your local department store to take advantage of their all-in-one-place shopping. From clothes to kitchenware, you’re sure to find what you need.

National Feral Cat Day

Volunteer or donate to an organization helps feral cats, keeping them from dangers such as euthanasia programs, predators, and overpopulation.

Steve Jobs Day

Steve Jobs revolutionized the modern world with Apple products. Take some time to consider the impact this singular company has had on the world we know.

Hagfish Day

As one of the sea’s most hideous creatures, the hagfish represents all nature’s bizarre little creatures. Seek out the icky and disgusting on Hagfish Day.

National Dictionary Day

Challenge and broaden your vocabulary on World Dictionary Day. If you don’t own one already, purchase a dictionary and learn some new words to describe the world.


National School Lunch Week

Fueling minds, nourishing potential—school lunches aren't just meals; they're key ingredients for young aspirations to thrive.


National Baking Week

Creating delightful treats combines creativity, skill, and tradition, bringing joy and delicious aromas to any home.

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National Pretzel Month

Savoring the delightful twist and crunch of a timeless baked snack, a treat that satisfies both savory and salty cravings.

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Understanding and support for individuals with unique learning needs fosters inclusion, empathy, and improved educational opportunities.

National Book Month

Portable gateways to realms unknown, books unfold adventures, unravel mysteries—keys to wisdom, growth, and endless wonder.

Spina Bifida Awareness Month

Increasing understanding, Spina Bifida advocacy fosters support for individuals with neural tube defects, promoting inclusivity and empathy.


Succulent, savory delight from the culinary realm, offering an exquisite taste that captivates discerning palates.

International AAC Awareness Month

Facilitating expression for those with unique voices, empowering communication, and unlocking a world of connection and understanding for all.

National Pitbull Awareness Month

With their boundless energy and loyalty, these furry companions offer endless joy and an unwavering paw of friendship.

Mental Health Month

Taking care of our inner selves is just as important as our physical health. Let's prioritize our well-being and support one another.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Equipping individuals with knowledge and support to make smart choices, ensuring healthier lives and steering clear of harmful pitfalls.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wear pink, get online, and join an event or fundraiser to help raise awareness and resources for the fight against breast cancer, as begun by Pink Ribbon Inc.

Canadian Library Month

Participate in your community by visiting your local Canadian library for an event, or just to check out books or otherwise make use of this wonderful resource.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

Educate yourself on your own emotions and increase your emotional intelligence, then help others do the same so we can all engage in more mature and helpful ways.

National Physical Therapy Month

They are the guides on the road to recovery, helping individuals regain strength and mobility, one step at a time.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Join or host a fundraising event, do your research, and help raise awareness about dysautonomia, a class of diseases affected the autonomic nervous system.

Family History Month

Connect with older relatives, and dig into your own family history through documents, genealogy websites, or even a DNA test that might tell you more.

​National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Help raise awareness and end stigma about domestic violence, and most importantly speak up and offer resources to anyone you think may be in an abusive relationship.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Get an anti-virus program, update your passwords (don’t use your pet’s names!), and make sure your cyber security is tight to protect your information.

Black Cat Awareness Month

Pamper your black cat, visit a humane society, and help end the stigma surrounding these sweet little kitties, who are no more unlucky than any other cat.

National Pizza Month

Throughout National Pizza Month, play around with new pizza options like making it yourself, trying a new pizza joint, or trying single-serve bagel pizzas.

SUDEP Action Month

Don’t just raise awareness: on SUDEP Action Month, take actions to help all of society understand sudden death from epilepsy and how to mitigate the risk.

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Engage with any of the many resources that help people understand what it’s like to live with dyslexia, and help raise awareness about this condition.

National Fire Prevention Month

Develop a fire escape plan for your home, and practice it with your family or roommates to make sure everyone knows what to do in an emergency.

Computer Learning Month

Join a class or hit up your local library for resources on computer technology, and make computing one of your many useful and marketable skills.

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Donate your money or time to an organization or charity that supports those with the common disorder known as Down Syndrome, which effects 1 in 800 children.

National ADHD Awareness Month

Help educate yourself and others about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, an often misunderstood disorder that could affect anyone.

Eczema Awareness Month

A persistent skin condition that requires gentle care, soothing treatments, and understanding to alleviate discomfort and promote healing.

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