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Fun Reasons to Stamp – September

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

Monthly Observances
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
All American Breakfast Month
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Atrial Fibrillation Month
Baby Safety Month
Backpack Safety America Month
Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Childrens’ Good Manners Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Cholesterol Education Month Link
College Savings Month
Eat Chicken Month
Fall Hat Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-fat Pizza Bake Month
Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month
Happy Cat Month
Hunger Action Month 
Intergeneration Month
International  or National Guide Dogs Month
Link  Link
International People Skills Month
International Self-Awareness Month
International Speak Out Month
International Strategic Thinking Month
International Square Dancing Month
ITP Awareness Month
Library Card Sign-up Month
(World) Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
National Recovery Month
LinkMillion Minute Family Challenge (September-December)
Mold Awareness Month
National Campus Safety Awareness Month
LinkNational Chicken Month Link
National Child Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
LinkNational Coupon Month
National DNA, Geonomics & Stem Cell Education Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also June)
National Head Lice Prevention Month
National Home Furnishings Month
National Honey Month
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
LinkNational ITP Awareness Month Link
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Osteopathic Medicine Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Gov’t)
National Pet Memorial Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Prime Beef Month
LinkNational Prosper Where You Are Planted Month
National Recovery Month
National Save A Tiger Month
National Sewing Month 
LinkNational Service Dog Month
National Sickle Cell Month 
 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Pediculosis (Head Lice)  Prevention Month
National Piano Month
National Preparedness Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Rice Month
National Shake Month (Ice Cream)
National Skin Care Awareness Month
National Wilderness Month
One-on-One Month
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Save The Koala Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self Improvement Month
September Is Healthy Aging Month
Shameless Promotion Month
Sports and Home Eye Health & Safety Month
Subliminal Communications Month
Superior Relationships Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month 
Update Your Resume Month
Whole Grains Month
Wild Rice Month
Women’s Friendship Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
(September 15-October 15)
Weekly Observances

*National Payroll Week: 1-5
(First Week)
*International Enthusiasm Week: 1-7
*National Nutrition Week: 1-7 (UNICEF-India)
*Self-University Week: 1-7
National Waffle Week: 6-12
(First Week)
 Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week: 7-12
(First Full Week)
Suicide Prevention Week: 7-15
(Always has 10th in it)
Play Days: 8-12
(Tues.thru Sat. after Labor Day)
Popcorn Days: 10-12
(First Weekend After Labor Day)
Mushroom Days: 11-13
Child Passenger Safety Week: 13-19
National Assisted Living Week: 13-19
National Environmental Services Week: 13-19
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: 13-19
International Housekeepers Week: 13-19 (Second Full Week)
Balance Awareness Week: 14-20
Link  (3rd Week) 
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 14-20
Health Information and Technology Week: 14-18
Line Dance Week: 14-19
(Starts 2nd Mon. thru Sat.)
National Love Your Files Week: 14-18
Link  (Third Full  M-F Week)
National Postdoc Appreciation Week: 14-18
National Staffing Employee Week: 14-20
National Guitar Flat-Picking Days: 16-20
*Constitution Week: 17-23
Hummingbird Celebration: 17-20
Build A Better Image Week: 20-26
(Third Full Week)
Deaf Awareness Week: 20-26 
Link  (Last Week)
Pollution Prevention Week: 20-26 (Third Week) 
Link Prostate Cancer Awareness Week: 20-26 (Third Week) 
National Clean Hands Week: 20-26
(Third Full Week)

National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week: 20-26 (Third Full Week)
National Indoor Plant Week: 20-26 (Third Full Week)
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week: 20-26 (Third Full Week)
 National Singles Week: 20-26 (Third Full Week)
National Dog Week: 20-26 (Always last week)
Link and  Link  National Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week: 20-26
National Keep Kids Creative Week: 20-26
(Last Week)

Remember to Register to Vote Week: 20-26
(Last Week)
Sea Otter Awareness Week: 20-26
Link   (Last Week)
Tolkien Week: 20-26 (Third Week that Hobbit Day falls on = 9/22)
World Reflexology Week: 20-26
(Last  Full Week)
Deaf Dog Awareness Week: 21-27
Link (Last Full Week)
Farm Animal Awareness Week: 21-25
Link  (Starts on 3rd Saturday)
International Women’s E-Commerce Days: 21-26
Fall Astronomy Week: 22-26
International Interpreters and Translators Week: 23-30
(Last  Full Week)
Great American Beer Festival: 24-26
Banned Books Week: 27-10/3
(Last Week)
National Chimney Safety Week: 27-10/3
(Week before Fire Prevention Week)
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week: 27-10/3
     Link   (Last Week Sept.)
Daily Observances

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.
*Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day: 1 
*Calendar Adjustment Day: 1
*Chicken Boy’s Day: 1
*Emma M. Nutt Day: 1
*International Day of Awareness for the Dolphins of Taiji: 1
*National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day: 1
*Save Japan’s Dolphins Day: 1
Link (Event dates vary around the world. But 9/1 is when hunts begin.)
*Toy Tips Executive Toy Test Day: 1
*Bison-ten Yell Day: 2
*V-J Day: 2
*Penny Press Day: 3
Bring Your Manners To Work Day: 4 
(First Friday)
Cow Chip Throwing days: 4-5
(Fri.& Sat. of Labor Day Weekend)
National Lazy Mom’s Day: 4
(First Friday)
*National Wildlife Day:4
Link *Newspaper Carrier Day: 4
Bacon Day: 5
Link (Always the Saturday before Labor Day) and Link
*Be Late For Something Day: 5
Franchise Appreciation Day: 5 (Saturday of Labor Day weekend)
*International Day of Charity: 5
*Jury Rights Day: 5
National Buffalo Chicken Wings Days: 5-6 
National Writing Date Day: 5
Link (First Saturday)
Pet Rock Day: 5
Link (First Sunday)
*Google Commemoration (Founded)   Day: 7
Great Bathtub Race: 7
(Always on Labor Day)
*Grandma Moses Day: 7
Labor Day: 7
*National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day: 7
*”Neither Snow nor Rain” Day: 7
*Salami Day: 7 
Another Look Unlimited Day: 8
 Link (Day after Labor Day)
*International Literacy Day: 8
*Pardon Day: 8
*Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day: 8
*Virgin Mary Day (birthday): 8
*World Physical Therapy Day: 8
Link  Link
*Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day: 9
*Wonderful Weirdoes Day: 9
*Swap Ideas Day: 10
*(World) Suicide Prevention Day: 10 
Link Banana Day: 11 Link   (2nd Friday)
*Libraries Remember Day: 11
*National Day of Service and Remembrance: 11
*Patriot Day: 11
Link*Remember Freedom Day: 11 Link
Stand Up To Cancer Day: 11
 Link   (Second Friday)
*International Day for South-South Cooperation: 12
National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children: 12
Link (2nd Saturday)
National Hollerin’ Day: 12 Link (2nd Saturday)
National Iguana Awareness Day: 12
Link    (2nd Saturday)
Prairie Day: 12
  (2nd Saturday)
*Video Games Day: 12
Farmers’ Consumer Awareness Day: 12   (2nd Saturday)
Link International Drive Your Studebaker Day: 12   (2nd Saturday)
 Grandparent’s Day: 13
(First Sunday after Labor Day)
*International Chocolate Day: 13 
Link *Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day: 13  Link
*National Celiac Awareness Day: 13
*National Peanut Day: 13 Link
*Roald Dahl Day: 13
*Scooby-Doo Day: 13
Miss America Pageant: 13
National Hug Your Hound Day: 13
(Second Sunday)
National Pet Memorial Day: 13
Link (Second Sunday)
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day: 14
(First Monday after Labor Day)
*National Kreme Filled Donut Day: 14
Link  and  Link
 Rosh Hashannah: 14-15
World Maritime Day: 14
(Second Monday)
*8-Track Tape Day: 15
*Felt Hat Day: 15

* Day: 15
*Greenpeace Day: 15
*International Day of Democracy: 15*International Dot Day: 15 Link*LGBT Center Awareness Day: 15
*Anne Bradstreet Day: 16
Gedaliah: 16
Get Ready Day: 16
Link  (Third Tuesday)
*International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer: 16
*Mayflower Day: 16
*National Guacamole Day: 16
 *Play-doh Day: 16
School Backpack Awareness Day: 16
 Link  (Third Wednesday)
*Stay Away From Seattle Day: 16
*Stepfamily Day: 16
Link*Trail of Tears Commemoration Day: 16
*Citizenship Day: 17
*Constitution Day: 17
Link *International Country Music Day: 17 Link
*Time’s Up Day: 17
*VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day: 17
*Air Force Birthday: 18
*Chiropractic Founders Day: 18 Link
Constitution Day/Pledge Across America: 18
*Hug A Greeting Card Writer Day: 18
*National Ceiling Fan Day: 18
*National Cheeseburger Day: 18
Link  Link
*National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day: 18 Link
*National Respect Day: 18
*World Water Monitoring Day: 18
Clean Up The World Weekend: 18-20 Link (Third Weekend)
National POW/MIA Recognition Day: 18 (Third Friday) Link
National Trademen Day: 18 (Third Friday)
 AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day: 19 Link (3rd Saturday)
Big Whopper Liar Day: 19 (3rd Saturday) Link
Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids: 19 Link (3rd Saturday)
Fall Astronomy Day: 19
International Eat An Apple Day: 19
(3rd Saturday)
International Coastal Cleanup Day:19
 (3rd Saturday)
National Gymnastics Day: 19
Link National Seatcheck Saturday 2015: 19 (3rd Saturday)
*Talk Like A Pirate Day: 19
Link  Link
Puppy Mill Awareness Day: 20  (3rd Saturday)
Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play: 20 
LinkWife Appreciation Day: 20 (3rd Sunday)
*International Day of Peace: 21 
*World’s Alzheimer’s Day: 21
*American Business Women’s Day: 22
*Car Free Day: 22
*Chainmail Day: 22
* Dear Diary Day: 22
*Elephant  Appreciation Day: 22
*Hobbit Day: 22
*Ice Cream Cone Day: 22
*International Day of Radiant Peace: 22
*National Centenarian’s Day: 22
*National Rock n’ Roll Dog Day: 22
National Voter Registration Day: 22
*National White Chocolate Day: 22 
LinkNational Woman Road Warrior Day: 22 (4th Tuesday)
Yom Kippur: 22
*Celebrate Bi-sexuality Day: 23
*Checkers Day or Dogs in Politics Day: 23
Mabon: 23
Fall (Autumn) Equinox: 23 (4:21 am)
National Rehabilitation Day: 23
(Wednesday of Third Week)
*Restless Legs Awareness Day: 23 
(Different sponsor from the July Weekly Observance)
*Innergize Day: 24
(Day after the Autumn Equinox)
National Teach Ag Day: 24
Link (4th Thursday)
*Punctuation Day: 24 Link

RAINN Day (Rape Abuse Incest National Network): 24  Link (Last Thursday)
*Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving: 24

*Math Story Telling Day: 25 Link
*National One-Hit Wonder Day: 25
*National Psychotherapy Day: 25
Vegan Baking Day: 25
(Last Friday)
*(World) Ataxia Awareness Day: 25
Link*World Pharmacists Day: 25 Link
Hug A Vegetarian Day: 25 
Link (Last Friday)
Love Note Day: 25
Link (4th Friday)
Save The Koala Day: 25 
Link (Last Friday)
*Johnny Appleseed Day: 26
*Shamu the Whale Day: 26
*World Contraception Day: 26
Family Health and Fitness Day USA: 26
(Last Saturday)
Fish Amnesty Day: 26 
(4th Saturday)
International Lace Day: 26
    Link    (Last Saturday)
International Rabbit Day:26  Link  (4th Saturday)
Kids Day (Kiwanis Clubs): 26
 Link  (4th Saturday)
National Hunting and Fishing Day: 26 
(4th Saturday)
National Museum Day: 26
LinkNational Public Lands Day: 26 (Last Saturday)
R.E.A.D. in America Day: 26
 Link  (4th Saturday)
Support Purple for Platelets Day: 26 Link
*Ancestor Appreciation Day: 27
*Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 27
Gold Star Mother’s Day: 27
(Last Sunday)
*Google’s Birthday: 27
Sukkot: 27
*World Tourism Day: 27
Family Day – Be Involved. Stay Involved: 28 
(4th Monday)
*Fish Tank Floorshow Night: 28

*National Drink Beer Day: 28 Link
*National Good Neighbor Day: 28 
(Used to be on 4th Sunday)
*International Right To Know Day: 28
World Heart Day: 28
Link  (Last Monday)
*World Rabies Day: 28
*MAGS Day: 29 
*Mutation Day (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles): 29
*National Biscotti Day: 29
*National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day: 29
*International Coffee Day: 29
*VFW Day: 29
LinkAsk A Stupid Question Day: 30 Link (Last School Day of the Month)
Banned Websites Awareness Day: 30 
Link  (Last Wednesday)*Blasphemy Day: 30  Link*International Translation Day: 30 Link*National Mulled Cider Day: 30 Link
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day: 30
(Last Wednesday)

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Fun Reasons to Stamp – August

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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Fun Reasons to Stamp – July

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

Monthly Observances

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)
Alopecia Month for Women
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Day of the Knife (July 25 to August 22)  Link
Dog Days (7/3 to 8/11)
Eye Injury Prevention Month Link (Note: There is also one in October.)
Family Reunion Month Link
Family Golf Month Link
Fragile X Awareness Month Link
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month Link
Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
Independent Retailer Month Link
International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month Link
International Women with Alopecia Month
International Zine Month
Juvenille Arthritis Awareness Month Link
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month Link
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month Link
National Cord Blood Awareness Month Link
National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
National Grilling Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Make A Difference to Children Month
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
National Parks & Recreation Month
National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
National Vacation Rental Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month Link
Sandwich Generation Month
Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month (4-26)
Wheat Month Link
Women’s Motorcycle Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month
Weekly Observances
*National Unassisted Homebirth Week: 1-7Beans and Bacon Days: 2-6  Link (Begins on First Thursday)
Rosewell UFO Days: 2-5 Link
National Tom Sawyer Days: 2-5 (aka Fence Painting Days)
*Freedom Week: 4-10 Link
Be Nice To New Jersey Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
National Farriers Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
Creative Maladjustment Week: 5-11 Link  (First Full Week)Nude Recreation Weekend: 6-12 (First Week)
Sports Cliché Week: 12-16 (Always Week of Maj. League Baseball)
Comic Con International: 9-12
*Rabbit Week: 15-21
(Re: Magician Rabbits  The sponsor is Melvin Rabbit up in Canada. No website. )
National Baby Food Week: 15-18 Link
National Ventriloquism Week: 15-18  Link
National Moth Week: 18-26 (Last Full Wk)
*Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Education & Awareness Week: 18-25
(Note: Different sponsor than the September 23 observance has.)
Everybody Deserves A Massage Week: 19-25 Link (3rd Full Week)
National Parenting Gifted Children Week: 19-25 Link  (Third Full Week)
Captive Nations Week: 19-25 (3rd Week)
National Independent Retailers Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd Week)
National Zoo Keeper Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd Week)
Comi Great Texas Mosquitos Days: 23-25 (Last Thurs.Fri.Sat.)
Hemingway Look-alike Days: 23-26 (Nearest his Birthday of 7/21)
World Lumberjack Championships: 23-25 (Last Weekend)
Garlic Days: 24-26 Link  (Last Weekend)
AFRMA Fancy Rat & Mouse Week: 26-8/1 Link
Satchmo Days: 30-8/2
Daily Observances 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.
*Canada Day: 1
*National GSA Employee Day: 1
*Second Half of The Year Day: 1
*U.S. Postage Stamp Day: 1
*Zip Code Day: 1
*I  Forgot Day: 2
*Made In The USA Day: 2
*World UFO Day: 2 Link
*Compliment Your Mirror Day: 3
International Chicken Wing Day: 3 Link  (First Day of Chicken Wing Weekend 2-4)
*International Plastic Bag Free Day: 3  Link
*Stay Out Of The Sun Day; 3
*Superman Day: 3 Link  
*Boom Box Parade Day: 4
*Fourth of July or Independence Day: 4
*Independence From Meat Day: 4
Hop A Park Day: 4 (First Saturday)
*Indivisible Day: 4 Link
International Day of Cooperatives: 4  (First Saturday)
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day: 4 Link  (First Saturday)
*Bikini Day: 5
Earth at Aphelion: 6
*International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day: 6 
*Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day: 6
*Chocolate Day: 7  Link
*Father-Daughter Take A Walk Together Day: 7
*Global Forgiveness Day: 7 Link
*Tell The Truth Day: 7
*Math 2.0 Day: 8 (Founding Day)  Link
*SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama): 8
*Martyrdom of The Bab: 9
Chick-fil-A’s Cow Appreciation Day: 10 (2nd Friday) Dress Like a cow and get free sandwich! Link
Collector Car Appreciation Day: 10 (2nd Friday) Link
*Clerihew Day: 10
*Don’t Step On A Bee Day: 10
*Piña Colada Day: 10  Link
*Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day: 10 Link 
Note: I do not know why July 10th was chosen, because Jimmy Kennedy, who wrote the words to the song, was born on July 20. Link
Wayne Chicken Day: 10-12 Link (Second Saturday)
*Bowdler’s Day: 11
*Cheer Up The Lonely Day: 11
*Day of The Five Billion: 11 Link
*National Rainier Cherries Day: 11 Link
*Slurpee Day or 7-11’s Birthday: 11 Link
*World Population Day: 11
Bald Is In: 11 (Second Saturday)
Carver Day: 11  Link  (Second Saturday)
Grange Day: 11 (Second Saturday)
Night of Nights: 12   (Maritime Radio)
*Simplicity Day: 12 Link
*Embrace Your Geekness Day: 13
*Gruntled Workers Day: 13
International Town Criers Day: 13 (Second Monday)
*National French Fries Day: 13 Link
*World Cup Soccer Day: 13 (Anniversary Observance)
*International Nude Day: 14 Link
*Shark Awareness Day: 14 Link
*Be A Dork Day: 15 Link
*Gummi Worm Day: 15  Link
*National Pet Fire Safety Day: 15 Link
*Saint Swithin’s Day: 15 
Take Your Poet To Work Week: 15 (3rd Wednesday)
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 16 ( January 15,  April 16, July 16 and October 15)
*Hot Dog Night: 16
Eid-Al-Fitr: 17
*Wrong Way Corrigan Day: 17
*Yellow Pig Day: 17 Link
Celebration of The Horse Day: 18-19 (3rd Weekend)
National Hot Dog Day: 18 Link (Third Saturday)
*International Mandela Day: 18 Link
*National Caviar Day: 18 Link
*Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 Link
Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day: 18 (Third Saturday)
Woodie Wagon Day: 18 (Third Saturday)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day: 19 (Always on a Sunday before or after her birthday 7/20)
National Ice Cream Day: 19 (Third Saturday)
*Flitch Day: 19 Link 
 (Note: Some also say it’s always the 3rd Saturday. I’ve got this listed on June 20 also with a more detailed explanation.
But, July 19, 1854 was when the ceremony was revived after not having it for 103 years.  This is why some say it’s on this date.
However it’s really officially celebrated every Leap Year.  Next one will be on July 9, 2016.  See the
Flitch of Dunmow site.  )
Lake Superior Day: 19  (Third Sunday)
Global Hug Your Kid Day: 20 (Third Monday)
*Moon Day: 20
*Space Exploration Day: 20  Link
*National Lollipop Day: 20 Link
*World Jump Day: 20 Link
*International Cake Day: 20 Link
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day: 20  (Third Monday)
*Legal Drinking Age Day: 21
*No Pet Store Puppies Day: 21
*Casual Pi Day: 22  (22/7)
*Fragile X Awareness Day: 22 Link
*National Penuche Fudge Day: 22 Link
*Rat-catchers Day: 22
*Spooners (Spoonerism) Day: 22
*Batman Day: 23 Link
*Gorgeous Grandma Day: 23
*Hot Enough For Ya Day: 23
Lumberjack Day: 23-25 (Last Friday of the Last Full Weekend)
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Pioneer Day: 24 Link
*Cousins Day: 24
*National Drive-Thru Day: 24
*National Tequila Day: 24 Link
*Tell An Old Joke Day: 24
*Carousel Day or Merry-Go-Round Day: 25 Link
National Dance Day: 25 (Last Saturday in July) Link  (Different than one in April.)
*National Day of the Cowboy : 25 Link  (Fourth Saturday)
*Thread The Needle Day: 25 Link
(Note: This is a traditional church game played in the Spring. It really can be played anytime.)
*Video Games Day: 25 Link
Aunties Day: 26  (4th Sunday)
*One Voice: 26
Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day: 26  (Always Last Saturday)
Parents’ Day: 26 Link   (4th Sunday)
Tisha B’Av: 26
*Barbie-in-a-blender Day: 27 Link
*National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: 27
*Take Your Houseplant For A Walk Day: 27
*Walk on Stilts Day: 27
*Buffalo Soldiers Day: 28  Link
*National Milk Chocolate Day: 28  Link
*World Hepatitis Day: 28 Link
*Lasagna Day: 29
*National Chicken Wing Day: 29  Link
*Rain Day: 29 Link
*Cheesecake Day: 30 Link  Link
*Father-In-Law Day: 30
*Friendship Day: 30 Link
*Health Care Now!  Medicare’s Birthday: 30  Link
*International Day of Friendship: 30 Link     (Started by UN. Different than “Friendship Day” in August.)
*National Support Public Education Day: 30 Link
*Paperback Book Day: 30
National Chili Dog Day: 30 (Last Thursday)
National Talk in An Elevator Day: 31 (Last Friday in July) Link
System Administrator Appreciation Day: 31 Link  Link (Last Friday)
*Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day: 31 Link
*World Ranger Day: 31 Link

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Fun Reasons to Stamp – June

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

Monthly Observances

 Adopt-A-Cat Month Link
Adopt A Shelter Cat Month
African-American Music Appreciation Month
Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month Link
 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Awareness Month (APS) Link
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month Link
Black Music Month Link
Cancer From The Sun Month
Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month (Validation link 4 members only)
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children’s Awareness Month
Country Cooking Month Link
Dairy Alternatives Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month
Fashion in Colonial Virginia Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Georgia Blueberry Month
Gay & Lesbian Pride Month Link
Great Outdoors Month
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International Men’s Month
International Surf Music Month Link
 Dairy Month Link
June is Lane Courtesy Month (Link)
June is Perennial Gardening Month
June is Turkey Lovers Month Link
Mens Health Education and Awareness Month
Migraine Awareness Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month Link
National Camping Month Link
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month Link
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Pride Month
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Book Month
National Candy Month Link
National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also September)
National Ice Tea Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National Pet Preparedness Month Link
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month  Link
National Safety Month
National Scoliosis Awareness  Month Link
National Smile Month Link
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month Link
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Potty Training Awareness Month Link
Professional Wellness Month
PTSD Awareness Month Link
Ramadan (6/18-7/16)
Rebuild Your Life Month
Scleroderma Awareness Month Link
Skyscraper Month
Sorghum Month Link
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Vision Research Month Link
World Naked Bike Ride Month (Northern Hemisphere) Link
Women’s Golf Month Link
World Infertility Month Link

Weekly Observances

Great American Brass Band Week: 4-7
International Clothesline Week: 6-13 (First Sat-Sun Week)
Bed Bug Awareness Week: 7-13
*Black Single Parents Week: 7-13 (First Full Week)
End Mountain Top Removal Week:  7-13 Link   (First Full Week)
Jim Thorpe Native American Games: 7-13 Link
National Body Piercing Week: 7-12  Link
National Business Etiquette Week:  7-13  (First Full Week)
National Headache Awareness Week:  7-13 Link  (First Full Week)
National Sun Safety Week:  7-13 Link
National Tire Safety Week:  7-13 Link
Pet Appreciation Week:  7-13(First Full Week)
Rip Current Awareness Week: 7-13 Link
National Automotive Service Professionals Week: 8-14 (Week That has the 12th In It)
Nursing Assistants Week: 11-18
Superman Days: 11-14  Link
*National Hermit Week: 13-20
Worldwide Knit (and crotchet) in Public Week: 13-21 Link
Animal Rights Awareness Week: 14-20 Link (3rd Week)
Men’s Health Week: 14-21 Link (Always ends on Father’s Day)
National Flag Week: 14-20
Universal Father’s Week: 14-20 Link  (3rd Full Week)
US Open Golf Championship: 15-21
Duct Tape Days: 19-21  Link
Meet A Mate Week: 21-27
Fish Are Friends, Not Food! Week: 21-27 Link  (Last Week)
Lightning Safety Awareness Week: 21-27Link  (Last Full Week)
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week: 21-27 Link  (Always on the week that has 26th)
Old Time Fiddlers Week: 22-27 (3rd Week)
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week: 22-28 (Last Full Week)
North American Organic Brewers Days: 25-28 (Last Weekend)
Watermelon Seed Spitting Week: 25-28 (Last Weekend Thurs. to Sun.)
World Police and Fire Games: 26-7/5
*National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness: 27 -7/4
Water Ski Days: 27-28 (Last Full Weekend)

Daily Observances
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.
Buddah Birthday: 1
*Global Day of Parents: 1 Link
*Heimlich Maneuver Day: 1
*National Go Barefoot Day: 1
National Leave the Office Early Day: 1 (First Monday)
National Thank God It’s Monday Day: 1 (First Monday)
*Oscar The Grouch Day: 1 Link
*Say Something Nice Day: 1 Link
*Stand For Children Day: 1 Link
*National Bubba Day: 2
Ryan Moran Day: 2 Link  (The First Full Moon in June)
*Yell “Fudge” at the Cobras in North America Day: 2
*Chimborazo Day: 3
National Running Day: 3 Link  (First Wednesday)
National Tailors Day: 3 (First Wednesday)
*Audacity To Hope Day: 4
 *International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression: 4
*Old Maid’s Day: 4  Link
Shavuot: 4-5
*Apple II Day: 5
Doughnut Day or Donut Day: 5-6 Link (First Fri.-Sat. in June)
*Festival of Popular Delusions Day: 5 Link
Horseradish Days: 5-7 Link
*Hot Air Balloon Day: 5
*National Moonshine Day: 5 Link
Positive Power of Humor and Creativity Days: 5-7  Link
*World Environment Day: 5
*Atheists Pride Day: 6 Link
*D-Day: 6
*Drive-in Movie Day: 6
*Russian Language Day: 6 Link
*YoYo Day: 6  Link (Always on the Birthday of Donald Duncan)
Belmont Stakes: 6 Link
Do-Dah Parade Day: 6 (Kalamazo,Mi – First Saturday)
Drawing Day or Pencil Day: 6   (First Saturday)
National Trails Day: 6 (First Saturday)
Turtle Races Day: 6  (First Saturday)
Children’s Awareness Memorial Day: 7 (First Sunday)
*(Daniel) Boone Day: 7
National Cancer Survivors Day: 7 Link (First Sunday)
*VCR Day: 7
*National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 8 Link
*Upsy Daisy Day: 8
*World Oceans Day: 8 Link
* Donald Duck Day: 9 Link (See Also March 13)
*World APS Day: 9 Link
World Pet Memorial Day: 9 (2nd Tuesday)
*Alcoholics Anonymous (Founders) Day: 10
*Ball Point Pen Day: 10
* Iced Tea Day: 10 Link  Note: June 10, 1904 was a Friday.
*Corn on the Cob Day: 11
Banana Split Days: 12-13  Link
*Crowded Nest Awareness Day: 12
National Lemonade Days: 12-14 Link
*Loving Day: 12 Link
*National Jerky Day: 12
*National Peanut Butter Cookie Day: 12 Link
*Career Nurse Assistants Day: 12 Link  Link
*Superman Day: 12 Link
World Bike Naked Day: 13 Link

*World Day Against Child Labor: 12 Link
Poultry Day: 12 Link  or  Poultry Festival 13-14  Link
International Young Eagles Day: 13 (Second Saturday)
World Gin Day: 13 Link
World Juggling Day: 13 (Saturday closest to the 15th)  Link
Worldwide Knit (and crotchet) in Public Day: 13  Link
Abused Women and Children’s Awareness Day: 14 (Second Sunday)
*Army’s Birthday: 14
Children’s Sunday: 14 ((Second Sunday)
Multicultural American Child Day: 14(Second Sunday)
*Family History Day: 14
*Flag Day: 14
*Magic Circles Day: 14 Link
Missing Mutts Awareness Day: 14 Link
*National Bourbon Day: 14  Link
*Pause for the Pledge Day: 14
Race Unity Day: 14  (Second Sunday)
*(World) Blood Donor Day: 14 Link
Queen’s Official Birthday: 14 (On A Saturday) Link
 Global Wind Day: 14 Link
*Magna Carta Day: 15 Link
* Native American Citizenship Day: 15
* Nature Photography Day: 15 Link
*National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers: 15 Link
Ride To Work Day (Motorcycles) : 15  Link  (Third Monday)
*World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15 Link
*Worldwide Day of Giving: 15 Link
*Bloomsday: 16 Link
*Fudge Day: 16 Link
*Ladies’ Day (Baseball): 16
*Eat Your Vegetables Day: 17 Link
*Stewarts Root Beer Day: 17
*World Day To Combat Desertification and Drought: 17
*International Sushi Day: 18
Dump The Pump Day: 18 Link (Third Thursday)
Ramadan: 18-7/16
Recess At Work Day: 18 (Third Thursday)
*Garfield the Cat Day: 19
*Juneteenth: 19
National Flip Flop Day: 19 Link ( Shoes) (3rd Friday)
Ugliest Dog Day: 19  (Third Friday)
Work@Home Father’s Day: 19  (Friday Before Father’s Day)
*World Sickle Cell Day: 19 Link
*World Sauntering Day: 19
*American Eagle Day: 20 Link
Dollars Against Diabetes Day(s): 20-21 (Always Father’s Day Weekend) Link
*Flitch of Bacon Day: 20 Link  Link
Polar Bear Swim: 20 (Nome, AK) Link (Do not confuse with Seward, AK in January.)
*World Productivity Day: 20
* World Refugee Day: 20
Alzheimer’s Awareness Day: 21 Link
Ann & Samantha Day: 21 (Summer& Winter Solstices. Also Dec. 21)   Link
*Atheists Solidarity Day: 21 Link
*Cuckoo Warning Day: 21 (First Day of Summer)
Family Awareness Day: 21 (Third Sunday)
Father’s Day: 21  Link Link
*Global Orgasm Day: 21 Link (Always on Winter Solstice and Summer Solstice)
*Go Skateboarding Day: 21 Link
*National Daylight Appreciation Day: 21
Husband Caregiver Day: 21
Summer Solstice: 21 (12:38 pm)
*World Handshake Day: 21 Link 
(Do not confuse with National Handshake Day – different sponsor on June 24)
*World Humanist Day: 21
*World Music Day: 21
*Global Smurfs Day: 22 Link
* Stupid Guy Thing Day: 22
Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day: 22
*International Widows’ Day: 23 Link
*Let It Go Day: 23
National Columnists’ Day: 23  (Not the same sponsor as April 18th)  Link (Fourth Tuesday)
*Pink Flamingo Day (Lawn Ornaments): 23 Link
*Public Service Day: 23
*Runner’s Selfie Day: 23
*SAT Math Day: 23 Link
Windjammer Days: 23-24
*Celebration of the Senses: 24
*International Fairy Day or Faerie Day: 24  Link
*Color TV Day (CBS): 25
*Day of The Seafarer: 25 Link
*Global Beatles Day: 25 Link
National Bomb Pop Day: 25 Link  (Last Thursday)
*National Catfish Day: 25 Link
National Hand Shake Day: 25 Link (Last Thursday)  (Different sponsor than World Handshake Day)
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day: 26 Link (Last Friday)
*International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: 26
*International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: 26
*National Canoe Day: 26
Take Your Dog To Work Day: 26 Link  (First Friday after Father’s Day)
*Decide To Be Married Day: 27
* “Happy Birthday To You” Day: 27
*Industrial Workers of The World Day: 27
*National HIV Testing Day: 27 Link
*PTSD Awareness Day: 27 Link
ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day: 27-28 Link  (Fourth Full Weekend)
Great American Backyard Campout: 27 (Fourth Saturday)
*International Body Piercing Day: 28
America’s Kids Day: 28 (Fourth Sunday)
Log Cabin Day: 28 (Last Sunday)
Descendants Day: 28 (Last Sunday)
Please Take My Children To Work Day: 29 (Last Monday)
*Leap Second Time Adjustment Day: 30
(Note: This is listed as an observance title only. Some years scientists do not make adjustments. 
But, if they do, then it’s done on either June 30 or December 31.)

*NOW (National Organization For Women) Day: 30

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Fun Reasons to Stamp – May

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

Monthly Observances

ALS Awareness Month  Link
(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  American Wetlands Month Link
APS Awareness Month Link
Arthritis Awareness MonthAramanth Month Link
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month Link
Borderline Personality Disorder Month Link
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Building Safety Month Link
Celiac Awareness Month LinkChip Your Pet Month Link
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada): Link
Creative Beginnings MonthCystic Fibrosis Awareness Month Link
Drum Month Link
EcoDriving Month
EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) Awareness Month Link
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Global Civility Awareness Month
Global Health and Fitness Month Link

Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Golf Month Link
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Home Schooling Awareness Month
Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
International Audit Month Link

International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Maytag Month Link
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month
Motorcycle Safety MonthNational Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month Link
National Barbeque MonthNational Better Hearing Month Link
National Bike Month Link
National Egg Month Link  Link
National Foster Care Month Link

National Good Car Keeping MonthNational Guide Dog Month Link
National Hamburger Month Link

National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month  Link
National Inventors Month Link
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month (aka NF Month) Link
(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month Link

National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month Link
National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month Link
National Moving Month
National Pet Month
National Osteoporosis Prevention Month
National Photo Month
National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

National Physiotherapy Month Link
National Preservation Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month (the food)
National Service Dog Eye Examination Month  Link
National Smile Month  Link

National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month

National Toddler Immunization Month Link
National Tuberous Sclerosis Month
National Water Safety Month Link
 Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month Link
National Vinegar Month
National Youth Traffic Safety Month
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month Link
Older Americans Month
Personal History Month
Pet Cancer Awareness Month Link
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month Link
Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month (5/11-6/15)React Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Social Security Education Awareness Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month 
Spiritual Literacy Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Teen CEO Month
Tennis Month
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Month

Tourettes Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 – 6/15) Link
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women’s Health Care Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month
National Family Month
(5/12 to 6/16)

Weekly Observances
Toad Suck Daze: 1-3
(First Weekend)
*Choose Privacy Week: 1-7 Link
National Tourism Week: 2-10 Link  (First Full Week)
(World) Dystonia Awareness Week: 3-11 Link
Be Kind To Animals Week: 3-9
(First full Week)
Children’s Mental Health Week: 3-9  Link (First full Week)
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 3-9  Link (First Week)
Drinking Water Week: 3-9 Link (First Full Week)
Flexible Work Arrangement Week: 3-9 
(First Full Week)
Goodwill Industries Week: 3-9
(First Full Week)
Kids Win Week: 3-9 (First Full Week)
NAOSH Week: 3-9 (First Full Week) Link
National Alcohol & Drug Related Birth Defects Awareness Week:3-9 (First Full Week) Link
National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week: 3-9
(First Full Week)
National Correctional Officer’s Week: 3-9 Link (First Full Week)
National Family Week: 3-9
(First Full Week)
National Hug Holiday Week:3-9
National Occupational Safety&Health Week: 3-9 Link  (First Full Week) or Link
National Pet Week: 3-9 Link  (First Full Week)
National Post Card Week: 3-9 Link

National Raisin Week: 3-9 (First Full Week) Link
North American Occupational Safety& Health Week: 3-9 (First Full Week) Link
Public Service Recognition Week: 3-9 (First Full Week) Link
Update Your References Week: 3-9(First Full Week)
Children’s Book Week: 4-10
(First full week starting Monday)
PTA Teacher Appreciation Week:4-8 (First Full Week)

Screen-Free Week: 4-10 Link  Link
Teacher Appreciation Week: 4-8 Link (First Full Week)
*National Wildflower Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
*National Nurses Day and Week: 6-12 Link  Link  Link
*Universal Family Week: 10-16 Link
Food Allergy Awareness Week: 10-16 Link
National Hospital Week: 10-16 Link
National Nursing Home Week: 10-16
(Starts Mother’s Day to Saturday)
National Police Week: 10-16 
(2nd Full Week)
National Return To Work Week: 10-16
(2nd Full Week)
National Transportation Week: 10-16
(Always Includes the 3rd Friday)
National Women’s Health Week: 10-16
Reading is Fun Week: 10-16 Link  (2nd Full Week)
Salute to Moms 35+ Week: 10-16 (Starts on Mothers Day)
Work At Home Moms Week: 10-16
National Bike to Work Week: 11-15 Link  (3rd Full Week)
National Etiquette Week: 11-15 (Begins 2nd Monday of Full Week)
National Small Business Week: 11-15 Link
Neuropathy Awareness Week: 11-15
Salvation Army Week: 11-17 Link
National Stuttering Awareness Week: 11-17 (Second full Week)
National Safe Boating Week: 16-22
(Week before Memorial Day)
American Craft Beer Week: 17-23  (3rd Week)
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week: 17-23 Link
National Dog Bite Prevention Week: 17-23
National New Friends, Old Friends Week: 17-23
(3rd Week)
National Stationery Week: 17-19

World Trade Week: 17-25 (3rd Week)
National Backyard Games Week: 18-25
(3rd Week)
National Educational Bosses’ Week: 18-25
National Medical Transcription Week: 18-24 (3rd Week)  Link
International Coaching Week: 18-24 Link
Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week: 18-24 (Week before Memorial Day) Link

Mudbug Madness Week: 21-24
International Gay Square Dancing Week: 22-15 Link
National Polka Weekend: 22-24
(Always Memorial Day Weekend)
 Old-Time Player Piano Weekend: 22-24
(Always Memorial Day Weekend)
Hurricane Preparedness Week: 24-30 Link

*Week of Solidarity With The People of Non-Self-Governing Territories: 25-31
Black Single Parents Week: 31-6/5

Daily Observances

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.
*Amtrak Day: 1
*Batman Day: 1
*Beltaine: 1 Link
Dandelion Days: 1-2

*Executive Coaching Day: 1
*Global Love Day: 1 Link
International Space Day: 1 (First Friday) Link
*Keep Kids Alive! Drive 25 Day: 1

*Law Day: 1
*Lei Day: 1
*Loyalty Day: 1
*May Day: 1
*Mother Goose Day: 1 Link  (Different than one in November)

*National Bubba Day: 1
*National Purebred Dog Day: 1 Link
*New Homeowner’s Day: 1
No Pants Day: 1 (First Friday) Link
*School Principals’ Day: 1
*Silver Star Day: 1 Link
*Stepmother’s Day: 1
Tuba Day: 1  (First Friday) Link
Beer Pong Day: 2 (First Saturday) Link
Free Comic Book Day: 2 Link (First Saturday)
Join Hands Day: 2 Link (First Saturday)
Kentucky Derby: 2 
(First Saturday)
*Martin Z. Mollusk Day: 2

National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy: 2 Link (First Saturday)
National Homebrew Day: 2 Link  (First Saturday)
National Scrapbooking Day: 2  (First Saturday) Link
World Naked Gardening Day: 2 Link (First Saturday)

*Roberts Rule of Order Day: 2
Bladder Cancer Awareness Day: 3 Link (First Saturday)
*Garden Meditation Day: 3
*Hug Your Cat Day: 3 Link (Note: Cats are popular! There’s another observance on May 31)
International Baby Lost Mother’s Day: 3 (First Sunday) Link
Lemonade Day: 3 Link  (Note: Different sponsor from the one on June 6-8)

*Lumpy Rug Day: 3Mayday for Mutts: 3 Link (First Sunday)
Motorcycle Mass & Blessing of The Bikes Day: 3 (First Sunday)
National Special-abled Pets Day: 3
National Infertility Survival Day: 3
(First Sunday)
*National Two Different Colored Shoes Day: 3

*Paranormal Day: 3
*Public Radio Day: 3
World Laughter Day: 3 Link  (First Sunday)
Day of Vesak: 4 Link  (On the Full Moon)

*World Press Freedom Day: 3
*Intergalactic Star Wars Day: 4 (May the Fourth Be With You!) Link
*International Firefighters Day: 4 Link

*International Respect for Chickens Day: 4
Melanoma Monday: 4
(First Monday)
National Library Legislative Day: 4-5 Link
*Petite and Proud Day: 4

*World Give Day: 4
* Cartoonists Day: 5
Childhood Depression Awareness Day: 5
(First Tuesday)
*Childhood Stroke Awareness Day: 5 Link

*Cinco de Mayo: 5 Link
*International Midwives’ Day: 5 Link
*National Ferret Day: 5 Link
National Teacher Day: 5 (First Tuesday of the First Full Week)
*Totally Chipotle Day: 5*Revenge of the Fifth (Star Wars Sith): 5 Link
Bike To School Day: 6 Link
Great American Grump Out: 6 Link  (First Wednesday)

*Joseph Brackett Day: 6
*No Diet Day: 6
*No Homework Day: 6
*Nurses Day or National RN Recognition Day: 6 Link   Link Link
World Asthma Day: 6 Link  (First Tuesday)
Occupational Safety & Health Day: 6 Link  (Wednesday of The First Full Week)
School Nurse Day: 6 Link  (Always the Wednesday of School Nurse Week 6-12)
Cosmopolitan Day: 7
Lag B’omer: 7
*National Barrier Awareness Day: 7 Link
National Day of Prayer: 7 (First Thursday) Link
National Day of Reason: 7
(First Thursday)
*Free Trade Day: 8
*National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day: 8 Link
*National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: 8 Link
*No Socks Day: 8
*Time of Remembrance & Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War: 8-9
*V E Day: 8
*World Ovarian Cancer Day: 8 Link

*World Red Cross / Red Crescent Day: 8
Child Care Provider Day: 8 Link  (Friday before Mother’s Day)
Fintastic Friday: Giving Sharks A Voice: 8 
(2nd Friday)
Military Spouse Appreciation Day: 8 Link  (Friday before Mother’s Day)
American Indian Day: 9 Link (2nd Saturday)
Birthmother’s Day (Saturday before Mother’s Day): 9 Link
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day: 9 Link (2nd Saturday)
International Migratory Bird Day: 9
(2nd Saturday)
Letter Carrier’s  Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day: 9 Link
Mother Ocean Day: 9
(Saturday Before Mother’s Day)
 National Babysitters Day: 9 Link  (Saturday before Mother’s Day)
National Miniature Golf Day: 9
(2nd Saturday)
*National Moscato Day: 9
National Train Day: 9 Link (2nd Saturday)
National Windmill Day: 9
(2nd Saturday)
*Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Day: 9 Link
Stay Up All Night: 9 (
(2nd Saturday)
World Belly Dance Day:9 Link (2nd Saturday)
World Fair Trade Day: 9
(2nd Saturday)
* World Lupus Day: 10

Mother’s Day: 10 Link  Link
Mothers At The Wall Day: 10
*Dia De La Madre: 10

*Eat What You Want Day: 11
*Hostess Cupcake Day: 11 Link
*Root Canal Appreciation Day: 11  Link
*Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day: 12 Link
*International Nurses Day: 12 Link   Link

*Limerick Day: 12
*National Nutty Fudge Day: 12 
*Odometer Day: 12
National Women’s Check-up Day: 12 Link (Second Monday)
*Frog Jumping Day: 13
Donate A Day’s Wages To Charity: 13  (Second Wednesday)
National Night Shift Workers Day: 13 (Second Wednesday)
National Third Shift Workers Day: 13
(Second Wednesday)
Receptionists Day: 13
(Second Wednesday)
*Buddah Day: 14
*National Chicken Dance Day: 14 Link
*The Stars and Stripes Forever Day: 14
*Underground America Day: 14
*Hyperemisis Gravidarum Awareness Day: 15
*International Day of Families: 15
Isra Al Mi’Raj: 15

*International MPS Awareness Day: 15  Link
*National Chocolate Chip Day: 15 
National Tuberous Sclerosis Day: 15  Link
*Nylon Stockings Day: 15
*Peace Officer Memorial Day: 15

*Straw Hat Day: 15  Link
Endangered Species Day: 15 Link  (3rd Friday)
International Virtual Assistants Day: 15  (3rd Friday)
O. Henry Pun-off Day: 15
(3rd Friday)
NASCAR Day: 15 Link
(3rd Friday)
National Bike to Work Day: 15 Link 
(3rd Friday)
National Defense Transportation Day: 15 
(3rd Friday)
National Pizza Party Day: 15
(3rd Friday)
Armed Forces Day Military-Amateur Crossband Communications Day: 16  Link  

 *National Piercing Day: 16
Armed Forces Day: 16
(3rd Saturday)
*Biographer’s Day: 16
Do Dah Day (Birmingham): 16 Link (3rd Saturday) Note:  Several cities have a Do Dah Day.
Mike, The Headless Chicken Day: 16-17 ( Always 3rd weekend) Link
National Learn To Swim Day: 16
(Saturday of Week Before Memorial Day)
Mimosa Day: 16*
National Sea Monkey Day: 16 Link
Preakness: 16  (3rd Saturday)
Bay to Breakers Race: 17 (3rd Sunday)  Note: Oldest Footrace in America!

Morel Mushroom Day: 17-18  (Weekend After Mother’s Day)
Neighbor Day: 17 (Sunday before Memorial Day Weekend)
*Syttende Mai: 17
*World Hypertension Day: 17  Link
*World Information Society Day: 17
*World Telecommunications Day: 17

*World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day): 17  Link
*HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: 18
*I Love Reeses Day: 18 Link
*International Museum Day: 18 Link
*Mother Whistler Day: 18
*Visit Your Relatives Day: 18

Accountant’s Day or Accounting Day: 18 Link
*Boys Club Day: 19
*May Ray Day: 19
National Hepatitus Testing Day: 19

National Museum Day: 19 Link
*National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 19 Link
*World Autoimmune Arthritis Day: 19-21 Link
*Eliza Doolittle Day: 20
Emergency Medical Services for Children Day: 20  Link
*Everybody Draw Mohammed Day: 20 Link
National Employee Health & Fitness Day: 20 Link (3rd Wednesday)
Turn Beauty Inside Out Day: 20 Link  (3rd Wednesday)

*Weights & Measures Day: 20
*American Red Cross Founder’s Day: 21

*End of the World or Rapture Party Day: 21 (Prediction)  Link
Hummus Day: 21
(3rd Thursday)
*I Need A Patch For That Day: 21
*National Wait Staff Day: 21
*Sister Maria Hummel Day: 21
*World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development: 21
Victoria Day: 22 ( Always  celebrated on the weekend before Memorial Day in the US.)
*Canadian Immigrants Day: 22

Don’t Fry Day: 22 (Friday Before Memorial Day) Link
*Harvey Milk Day: 22
Heat Awareness Day: 22  Link   (4th Friday)
*International Day for Biological Diversity: 22
*National Maritime Day: 22
National Title Track Day: 22  Link (4th Friday)
*World Goth Day: 22 Link
Heat Awareness Safety Day: 22 (4th Friday in May) Link
National Wig Out Day: 22 (Always Fri. before Memorial Day)
Amateur Radio Military Appreciation Day (ARMAD): 23  Link  (Always the Saturday before Memorial Day)
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: 23
International Jazz Day: 23
(Always Sat. before Memorial Day)

Julia Pierpont Day: 23  (4th Saturday)
*Declaration of the Bab Day: 23
National Polka Day: 23-24 Link (Always Memorial Day weekend)
National Taffy Day: 23  Link

Shavot: 23
*World Crohn’s and Colitis Day: 23 Link
*World Turtle Day: 23
*Brother’s Day: 24
Indianapolis 500: 24
(Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend)
International Tiara Day: 24
*Morse Code Day: 24
(Some also observe on April 27)
Buddah Day: 25 Link (also April 8)
*Cookie Monster’s Birthday: 25  Link  (See also November 2)

*National Missing Children’s Day: 25
*National Tap Dance Day: 25
*Nerd Pride Day or Geek Pride Day: 25
*Towel Day: 25 Link
Memorial Day: 25 (Observed.)  (Traditionally on 30th)
Prayer for Peace Memorial Day: 25
*World Lindy Hop Day: 26
*Cellophane Tape Day: 27

National Senior Health & Fitness Day: 27 Link  (Last Wednesday)
World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis): 27 Link (Last Wednesday)
*Sierra Club Day: 28 Link

*Slugs Return From Capistrano Day: 28
*Ascension of Baha’u’Llah: 29
Bats Day: 29-31 Link
Hug Your Cat Day: 29 Link

*Learn About Composting Day: 29
*International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers: 29

*Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day: 29 Link
*Loomis Day: 30
*Mint Julep Day: 30 Link
The Wicket World of Croquet Day: 30 Link

*What You Think Upon Grows Day: 31
*World No-Tobacco Day: 31

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