Do you need a reason to create a card?  Well, the following list could be your inspiration.

Monthly Observances

American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month
American Indian Heritage Month
Link  (See also November)
American History Essay Contest
(8/1 – 12/15) 
Black Business Month
Boomers Making A Difference Month
Bystander Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Child Support Awareness Month
Children’s Vision & Learning Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Happiness Happens Month
Motor Sports Awareness Month
National Breastfeeding Month
National Catfish Month
National Goat Cheese Month Link
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Panini Month 
Link National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Read A Romance Month

National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Traffic Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month
National Water Quality Month
National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month Link
Rye Month Link
Tomboy Tools Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month
World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month 

Weekly Observances

*International Clown Week: 1-7
National Scrabble Week: 1-5

*Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7 Link *World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7 LinkExercise With Your Child Week: 2-8
Knights of Columbus Family Week: 2-8

National Farmers’ Market Week: 2-8LinkNational Fraud Awareness Week: 2-8 Link
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)
Single Working Women’s Week: 2-8
 (Always on the week that has 8/4 in it. Some years it begins in July.)
Stop on Red Week:2-8
National Bargain Hunting Week: 3-8 
(First Mon.-Sun Week)
Old Fiddler’s Week: 3-8
Psychic Week: 3-7
Link (First full week)
Sturgis Rally: 3-9
*Rock for Life Week: 4-7
National Hobo Week: 6-9
Link Gay Games: 8-15 Link
Assistance Dog Week: 9-15  Link (Second Week That Starts on the First Sunday)
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 9-15
Link  (Always 2nd Week)
National Resurrect Romance Week: 9-15
(2nd  Full Week)
Elvis Week: 10-16 
Weird Contest Week: 10-14
(Second Week)
*National Aviation Week: 15-21 
(Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on  19th)
*Minority Enterprise Development Week: 18-24
National Massage Therapy Week: 19-23
National Return To Work Week: 23-29

National Safe at Home Week: 23-29 (Last M-F Week)
*Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31
National Chuck Wagon Races: 28-30

Daily Observance 

NOTE:  An * in front of the day means that the observance is on the same date every year regardless of the day it falls on.

*Girlfriend’s Day: 1
*India Pale Ale Beer Day: 1
*Lughnasa – 1
Mead Day: 1
Link (First Saturday)
*National Minority Donor Awareness Day: 1
National Mustard Day: 1
(First Saturday)
*Respect For Parents: 1
*Rounds Resounding Day: 1
Sandcastle Day: 1
(First Saturday)
*Spider-Man Day: 1
(See also Oct. 14)
*US Air Force Day: 1
Link*World Lung Cancer Day: 1
*World Wide Web Day: 1
*World Scout Scarf Day: 1
Friendship Day: 2
 (Different than “International Friendship Day” in July. ) (First Sunday) 
National Doll Day: 2   Link  (First Sunday)
National Kids’ Day: 2  (First Sunday) Link
Sister’s Day: 2  (First Sunday)
*Take A Penny/Leave A Penny Day: 2 
Assistance Dog Day: 3
Link  (Monday of Assistance Dog Week)
National Psychic Day: 3 (First Day of Psychic Week) 
* Watermelon Day: 3
*Coast Guard Day: 4
*National Chocolate Chip Day: 4
*Single Working Women’s Day: 4
*Social Security Day: 4

National Night Out: 4 (First Tuesday)
*National Oyster Day: 5  Link
*National Underwear Day: 5
*Hiroshima Day: 6
*National Fresh Breath (Halitosis)  Day: 6
*National Root Beer Float Day: 6
Link  (See also August 19.)
Braham Pie Day or Homemade Pie Day: 7
(First Friday)
International Beer Day: 7
Link   Link   (First Friday)
Kool-Aid Day: 7-9
Link  (Always 2nd weekend)
*Lighthouse Day: 7 
*Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day: 7
*Professional Speakers Day: 7
*Purple Heart Day: 7
Tomboy Tools Day: 7
LinkTwins Day: 7-9 Link   (First Full Weekend)
*Dalek Day: 8
Link (See also Dec. 21)
International Hangover Day: 8
Link (Always the day  after International Beer Day)
*International Cat Day: 8 
*The Date to Create: 8
*Happiness Happens Day: 8
Middle Child Day: 8
Link (2nd Saturday)
*Odie Day: 8
(Garfield’s pal)
National Bowling Day: 8
Link (Second Saturday)
National Garage Sale Day: 8
(Second Saturday)
*Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night: 8
*International Day of The World’s Indigenous People: 9
*Veep Day: 9
*National Duran Duran Appreciation Day: 10
*Paul Bunyan Day: 10
Link Link  (Also Feb. 12)
*Skyscraper Appreciation Day: 10 
Link*Smithsonian Day: 10
*S’mores Day: 10
*Ingersoll Day: 11
*Presidential Joke Day: 11
*IBM PC Day: 12
*International Youth Day: 12
*Milkman Day: 12

*Sewing Machine Day: 12
*Vinyl Record Day: 12
*World Elephant Day: 12
*International Lefthander’s Day: 13 
*National Navajo Code Talkers Day: 14
*V-J Day: 14
Worldwide Art Day: 14
Link  (2nd Friday)
*Best Friends Day: 15
*Chauvin Day: 15
*Check The Chip Day: 15 (Those Implanted in Pets) 
International Geocaching Day: 15
(3rd Saturday)
International Homeless Animals Day: 15
 (3rd Saturday)
*National Relaxation Day: 15
World Honey Bee Day: 15
Link   Link (3rd Saturday)
*Joe Miller’s Joke Day: 16
*National Airborne Day: 16 
*National Rollercoaster Day Day: 16
*Black Cat Appreciation Day: 17
Cupcake Day: 17
Link  (Third Monday)
*Meaning of “Is” Day: 17
*National Thrift Shop Day: 17
*Bad Poetry Day: 18
*Birth Control Pills Day: 18
*Mail Order Catalog Day: 18
*Serendipity Day: 18

*Aviation Day: 19
* “Black Cow” Root Beer Float Day: 19
 (8/19/1893 by Frank J. Wisner, Cripple Creek Brewing Co., CO.  No website link anymore. Also Aug. 6 by A&W Root Beer).

National Medical Dosimetrist Day: 19
Link  (Third Wednesday)
*World Humanitarian Day: 19 Link  (Different than Humanitarian Day on 1/15)
Earth Over Shoot Day or Ecological Debt Day: 20
*National Radio Day: 20 
Men’s Grooming Day: 21
Link  (3rd Friday)
*National Spumoni Day: 21
Link*Poet’s Day: 21
*Senior Citizen’s Day: 21
Hug Your Boss Day: 21
*Be An Angel Day: 22
International Tongue Twister Day: 22
*Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day: 22
*Take Your Cat To The Vet Day: 22
*Day For The Remembrance of The Slave Trade & Its Abolition: 23
Go Topless Day: 23
Link  (The Sunday closest to August 26 – Women’s Equality Day)
*Valentino Day: 23
*Knife Day: 24
*Pluto Demoted Day: 24
*Vesuvius Day: 24
*Wayzgoose Day: 24
*William Wilberforce Day: 24
*National Waffle Iron Day: 24
Link *Kiss and Make Up Day: 25
*National Park Service Day: 25
*National Second-hand Wardrobe Day: 25
*National Whiskey Sour Day: 25 
(Also observed on 29th)

*National Dog Day: 26
*National Toilet Paper Day: 26
Tug-of-War Day: 26
Link (Last Wednesday)
*Women’s Equality Day: 26
*The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day: 27
*Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day: 28
*Radio Commercials Day: 28
*Crackers Over The Keyboard Day: 28
National College Colors Day: 28
Link  (Last Friday)
(World) Daffodil Day: 28
*According to Hoyle Day: 29
Franchise Appreciation Day: 29 
(Last Saturday)
*Individual Rights Day: 29
LinkInternational Bat Night: 29-30  (Last Full Weekend)
*International Day Against Nuclear Tests: 29
*More Herbs, Less Salt Day: 29
*National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day: 29
*National Whiskey Sour Day: 29 
(Also observed on 25th)
*International Day of The Victims of Enforced Disappearances: 30
*International Whale Shark Day: 30 
*National Grief Awareness Day: 30
*National Holistic Pet Day: 30
*National Toasted Marshmallow Day: 30 
Pony Express Day: 30
(Last Sunday)
*International Overdose Awareness Day: 31 Link
*Love Litigating Lawyers Day: 31

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