Flower - Aster (signifies devotion and joy)
Alternate Flower - Morning Glory
Birthstone - Sapphire (signifies clear thinking and purity)
Name Origin - September is Latin for seventh (it was originally the seventh month)
National Hummingbird Day 2018 (first Saturday) - See Bird Poems and Quotes.
National Cherry popover Day - See these Cherry Popover Recipes.
Dr. Phil Day - Dr. Phil McGraw was born on this day in 1950. Several years ago he was on Oprah and made the statement "if you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got". That had a profound impact on my life.
Birthday of Rocky Marciano - Champion boxer, Rocky Marciano, was born on this day in 1923. See Boxing Poems and Quotes.
American Chess Day - All you chess players out there feel free to celebrate in whatever way you choose. As of me "life's too short for chess".
National Hummingbird Day 2017 (first Saturday) - See Bird Poems and Quotes.
Pierce Your Ears Day - See Ear and Jewelry Poems and Quotes.
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
V-J Day - This is also called Victory over Japan Day. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the surrender documents by Japan that ended WWII in 1945. See Veteran Poems and Quotes.
Labor Day 2018 (first Monday) - This was started by the Knights of Labor to celebrate the working class. It was first observed as a legal holiday in Oregon in 1887. Congress declared it a national holiday in 1894. See Business Poems and Quotes.
National Wilderness Day - The Wilderness Act was enacted by Congress in 1964.
Skyscraper Day - This a day to appreciate the tall buildings in your area. See Skyscraper Poems and Quotes.
National Welsh Rarebit Day
Labor Day 2017 (first Monday) - This was started by the Knights of Labor to celebrate the working class. It was first observed as a legal holiday in Oregon in 1887. Congress declared it a national holiday in 1894. See Business Poems and Quotes.
World Chocolate Day - See Chocolate Poems and Quotes.
Kodak Anniversary - George Eastman patented roll film and trademarked the name 'Kodak' in 1888. See Photography Poems and Quotes.
Bright Idea Day - Hopefully everyone will come up with a bright idea today and the world will be changed for the better.
Newspaper Carrier Day - The first newspaper carrier, Barney Flaherty, was hired on this day in 1833 by the New York Sun.
Cheese Pizza Day - Order in and look at Food Poems and Quotes.
Clifford the Big Red Dog Birthday - The first book of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series was published in 1963. (Some sources say February 15, 1963.)
Be Late for Something Day - I am not sure the point of this day. Some people are late for something everyday so this won't be any different. Those of us who hate being late for anything won't like it even on a day set aside for that purpose.
Birthday of Jesse James - Infamous western outlaw, Jesse James, was born on this day in 1847.
National Coffee Ice Cream Day - See Ice Cream Scrapbook Ideas.
Fight Procrastination Day (aka Just Do It! Day) - Whatever you've been putting off, now's the time. If what you are facing seems too difficult break it down into steps and do the first one. Often things are not as difficult as they seemed once you start. See Time Poems and Quotes.
Raggedy Ann's Birthday - The original Raggedy Ann doll was created in 1915 and the first of the book series came out in 1918. See Doll Poems and Quotes.
Automobile Parade Day - On this day in 1899, the first automobile parade in America took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. See Car Poems and Quotes.
Google Commemoration Day - Google was created on this day in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Neither Rain Nor Snow Day - This celebrates the opening of the New York Post Office on this day in 1914. Inscribed on the building is "Neither snow nor rain not heat nor gloom of night, stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." See Postal Worker Poems and Quotes.
Beer Lover's Day - See Beer Quotes.
ESPN Birthday - ESPN debuted in 1979.
Aunt's Day 2018 (Saturday after Labor Day, also celebrated the third Sunday in May) - I was fortunate to have a wonderful aunt and several great aunts. I have very fond memories of times with them and the difference they made in my life. If you have an aunt who is special to you let her know today. See Aunt Poems and Quotes.
Federal Lands Cleanup Day 2018 (Saturday after Labor Day) - This was created in 1985 to encourage all citizens to help in the cleanup of federal lands.
Blue's Clues Birthday - Blue's Clues premiered on this day in 1996.
International Literacy Day - This was designated by UNESCO in 1966 by the National Institute for Literacy.
Miss America Anniversary The first Miss America, Margaret Gorman of the District of Columbia, was crowned on this day in 1921 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Pledge of Allegiance Day - On this day in 1892 a Boston magazine published some words written by Francis Bellamy for students to repeat on October 12 (Columbus Day) that year. Those words, "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands - one nation indivisible - with liberty and justice for all", soon became known as the Pledge of Allegiance. In 1923, the words "the Flag of the United States" replaced "my flag". On December 28, 1945 Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance. In 1954 the words "under God" were added. See Patriotism Poems and Quotes.
Pardon Me Day - On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford granted a "full, free, and absolute pardon unto Richard Nixon for all offenses against the United States which he, Richard Nixon, has committed or may have committed or taken part in during the period from January 20, 1969 through August 9, 1974".
Rosh Hashanah 2018 - This is the Jewish New Year. It is from sunset today to nightfall September 11.
Grandparents Day 2018 (Sunday after Labor Day) - This was designated by President Jimmy Carter in 1978 with the urging of Marian McQuade. The official song of Grandparents Day is A Song for Grandma and Grandpa by Johnny Prill. The official flower is the forget-me-not. See Grandparent Poems and Quotes.
National Pet Memorial Day 2018 - (second Sunday) See Death of a Pet Poems and Quotes.
Aunt's Day 2017 (Saturday after Labor Day, also celebrated the third Sunday in May) - I was fortunate to have a wonderful aunt and several great aunts. I have very fond memories of times with them and the difference they made in my life. If you have an aunt who is special to you let her know today. See Aunt Poems and Quotes.
Federal Lands Cleanup Day 2017 (Saturday after Labor Day) - This was created in 1985 to encourage all citizens to help in the cleanup of federal lands.
Teddy Bear Day - Make a scrapbook page showing various family members with a teddy bear or stuffed toy, if some of the adults don't have a childhood photo with a teddy bear it is never too late to take one! See Teddy Bear Poems and Quotes.
Pampers Birthday - Pampers were first sold in 1961. The original disposable diapers were nothing like they are today. They were very bulky and just rectangular instead of fitted. There were no fasteners so you still had to use diaper pins. On top of that they were very expensive. Most people used them only for vacations.
Birthday of NBC - The National Broadcasting System was formed in 1926.
California Admission Day - California became the 31th state in 1850. See California Poems and Quotes.
Grandparents Day 2017 (Sunday after Labor Day) - This was designated by President Jimmy Carter in 1978 with the urging of Marian McQuade. The official song of Grandparents Day is A Song for Grandma and Grandpa by Johnny Prill. The official flower is the forget-me-not. See Grandparent Poems and Quotes.
National Pet Memorial Day 2017 - (second Sunday) See Death of a Pet Poems and Quotes.
International Make Up Day - If there is someone you are estranged from this might be a good time to talk to them to see if the relationship can be salvaged.
Sew Be It! Day - Elias Howe patented the first working sewing machine in the United States on this day in 1846. See Sewing Poems and Quotes.
National Swap Ideas Day - We all have a lot of ideas that just never go anywhere. Perhaps by swapping ideas we will find someone who can expand on something and carry it through to reality.
Make Your Bed Day - Most mornings I just straighten the covers a little. I only make my bed correctly when I am expecting company. See Custom Made Pillow Case for a fun craft idea for kids.
World Suicide Prevention Day - See the International Association for Suicide Prevention.
9-11 Anniversary - On this day in 2001 terrorist attacked the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon. See Scrapbooking the Events of 9 11.
Patriots Day - This day is in memory of the 2,993 people killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks.
National 911 Emergency Day - This was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987. This day is to celebrate the 911 system and the public safety dispatchers who get someone to you quickly in case of emergency.
No News is Good News Day - Most news seems to be bad so today avoid news, whether online, in the newspaper or on TV or radio. At one time I was a news junkie. I read the daily paper, watched the news from 5 p.m. to 6:30 and again at 10 p.m. as well as Dateline, Sixty Minutes, etc. Eventually I realized it was contributing to a constant state of stress. I certainly don't want to be oblivious to what is happening in the world but I cut back to reading the newspaper and one TV news show per day. I am still informed but with much less stress.
Hoover Dam - Hoover Dam, now a National Historic Landmark, was dedicated on the day in 1936.
National Chocolate Milkshake Day - This is one of my favorite holidays!
National Policewoman Day - See Law Enforcement Poems and Quotes.
National Video Games Day - I have nothing against video games unless they cut into time that would be better spent reading, doing homework or talking to friends or family.
STOP a Suicide Today 2018 (Thursday of the week including the 10th) - Of the almost 30,000 who commit suicide every year, seventy percent of them give some kind of warning ahead of time. See Stop a Suicide Today!
National Day of the Working Parent 2018 (second Thursday) - Working parents have a constant juggling act to try to balance both work and home lives. Thank goodness for FMLA in helping parents be able to take time off when their children are ill.
Fortune Cookie Day - Most likely fortune cookies were invented in California in the early 1900's. There are several different claims as to who and where they were first made.
National Peanut Day
Bald is Beautiful Day (also celebrated on October 14) - See Baldness Quotes.
Defy Superstition Day - So walk under a ladder, break a mirror, let a black cat cross your path, open an umbrella indoors and do all those other things that many people feel are bad luck.
Thank a Programmer Day - Everything you do on a computer has a programmer behind it. See Computer Humor.
Scooby-Doo Birthday - Scooby-Doo debuted on this day in 1969.
STOP a Suicide Today 2017 (Thursday of the week including the 10th) - Of the almost 30,000 who commit suicide every year, seventy percent of them give some kind of warning ahead of time. See Stop a Suicide Today!
National Day of the Working Parent 2017 (second Thursday) - Working parents have a constant juggling act to try to balance both work and home lives. Thank goodness for FMLA in helping parents be able to take time off when their children are ill.
National Cream-Filled Donut Day - Nothing beats a Krispy Kreme bavarian cream-filled donut.
Greenpeace Day - Greenpeace was founded in 1971. I have been a member since around 1975. See Greenpeace.
Francis Scott Key Day - Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner in 1814.
Lone Ranger Day - Clayton Moore, who played The Lone Ranger was born on this day in 1914 in Chicago, Illinois.
California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018 (third Saturday) - This was started in 1985. See the California Coastal Commission.
Idaho Spud Day 2018 (third Saturday)
National Neighborhood Day 2018 (third Saturday) - This was created in 2004 to help build relationships within neighborhoods that will lead to stronger communities. See National Neighborhood Day.
Felt Hat Day - The weather is starting to cool and so it is time to bring out your felt hat. See Hat Poems and Quotes.
International Sing-Out Day (this is also celebrated on April 23) - Sing in the shower, sing in the car on the way to work, get a group together to sing on your lunch hour, have a family song fest after dinner, and last of all sing your baby to sleep.
Born to Be Wild Day - I am not sure the meaning of this day but I would listen to Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild".
National Caregivers Day - If you know someone who is a caregiver for a sick relative or friend try to support them in any way you can. Just taking over for an hour while they take a nap can be a big deal. If you don't feel you can handle caregiving then offer to do some shopping, mow the lawn or other task.
SomeDay - I couldn't find much information about this day but most likely it is the time to do all those things you planned to do 'someday'.
Birthday of President William Howard Taft (born in 1857) - He was the twenty-seventh president.
California Coastal Cleanup Day 2017 (third Saturday) - This was started in 1985. See the California Coastal Commission.
Idaho Spud Day 2017 (third Saturday)
National Neighborhood Day 2017 (third Saturday) - This was created in 2004 to help build relationships within neighborhoods that will lead to stronger communities. See National Neighborhood Day.
National Women's Friendship Day 2018 (third Sunday) - This was created in 1999 by the Kappa Delta Sorority. "Men come and go, but girlfriends are forever...and they're really handy at mocking the men who go." See Friendship Poems and Quotes.
Wife Appreciation Day - I hope husbands will not see this as just another day to bring flowers and candy. I hope they see it as a day to seriously think of all the contributions his wife brings to the relationship. I also hope he will tell her how much he appreciates those things. See Marriage Poems and Quotes.
Play-Doh® Day - Play-Doh® was created by Joe McVicker in 1956.
Collect Rocks Day - See Kids Love Rocks.
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - This was started in 1994 to commemorate the Montreal Protocol on Substance that Deplete the Ozone Layer signing in 1987. See Environment Poems and Quotes.
Mayflower Departure Anniversary - The Pilgrims left Plymouth, England on the Mayflower on this day in 1620 and arrived in the new world November 21, 1620.
Wrinkled Raincoat Day - One way to get wrinkles out of a raincoat is to put it in the dryer with a couple of wet bath towels. Check it every few minutes so it doesn't overheat.
Mexican Independence Day - The Mexican War of Independence against the Spanish started on this day in 1810 and ended September 27, 1821.
National Women's Friendship Day 2017 (third Sunday) - This was created in 1999 by the Kappa Delta Sorority. "Men come and go, but girlfriends are forever...and they're really handy at mocking the men who go." See Friendship Poems and Quotes.
National Apple Dumpling Day
Citizenship Day - This was established 1940 to commemorate the anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution in 1787. In 1952 it was changed officially to Constitution Day but continues to be known by both names. See Patriotism Poems and Quotes.
M*A*S*H Premier Day - M*A*S*H premiered on this day in 1972 and ended on February 28, 1983.
Yom Kippur 2018 - This Jewish holiday is also known as the Day of Atonement. It starts twenty minutes before sundown today and ends at nightfall tomorrow.
Long Playing Record Day - RCA Victor introduced a record in 1931 that could hold fifteen minutes of music per side. See Music Poems and Quotes.
U.S. Air Force Birthday - The Air Force was established a a separate branch of the military on this day in 1947. See Air Force Poems and Quotes.
New York Times Birthday - The New York Times was founded on this day in 1851.
National School Backpack Awareness Day 2018 (third Wednesday) - If you have never weighed your child's backpack you may be in for a shock to see what they are carrying around every day. See The American Occupational Therapy Association.
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
Women's E-Commerce Awareness Day - This day is to raise awareness among women of the potential of e-commerce businesses for women.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day - See TalkLikeAPirate.com.
National School Backpack Awareness Day 2017 (third Wednesday) - If you have never weighed your child's backpack you may be in for a shock to see what they are carrying around every day. See The American Occupational Therapy Association.
Rosh Hashanah 2017 - This is the Jewish New Year. It is from sunset today to nightfall September 22.
Thank You Day (also celebrated on August 12) - It's always a good day to thank people for things they do.
National Punch Day
National Student Day - Many school's today require a lot of homework. Make sure your child has a comfortable, quite and well-lit place to do his homework.
National Farm Safety Day - Growing up on a farm I know how easy it is to get careless and not follow proper safety procedures when you have done something a hundred times. It is good to have a day every year to emphasize the importance of following all safety procedures. See Farm Poems and Quotes.
Traditional First Day of Fall - Before people got technical and let the equinox designate the official start of fall, it was celebrated on the 21st each year. See Autumn Poems and Quotes.
Pause the World Day - Wouldn't it be great if all the noise and hustle and bustle could stop for a day and we could just sit and think or have long conversations with friends and loved ones.
World Gratitude Day - This was created by the United Nations to remind us to express appreciation for things people and groups do in making the world a better place. See Thankfulness Poems and Quotes.
International Day of Peace - This was designated by the United Nations in 1995 and is also known as World Peace Day. See Peace Poems and Quotes.
Miniature Golf Day (also celebrated the second Saturday in May)
National Hunting and Fishing Day® 2018 (fourth Saturday) - This was designated by President Richard Nixon in 1972. I am guessing this day was selected because it is still warm enough fish in most places and some hunting seasons are already open. See National Hunting and Fishing Day®, Hunting Poems and Quotes and Fishing Poems and Quotes.
Rabbit Day 2018 (fourth Saturday) - This day encourages keeping rabbits as pets and protecting rabbits in the wild. It also discourages the use of rabbit fur and rabbits as food. I am not sure who thought up this holiday because rabbits multiply so fast I don't know anywhere their environment is in danger. They are also a much more inexpensive source of food to raise instead of cattle or hogs. I think that if an animal is used for food we should also use the hides. See Rabbit Poems and Quotes.
Native American Day 2017 (fourth Friday) - This was created in 1968 by President Ronald Reagan. See Native American Poems and Quotes.
Autumn Equinox 2017
First Day of Fall 2017 - See Autumn Poems and Quotes.
National Respect for Centenarians Day - More and more people are living to be 100 or more. Hopefully someone is taking the time to find out more about the lifestyle choices and family history of those who manage such a long life. See Growing Older Poems and Quotes.
Band-Aid Birthday - The band-aid was invented by Earle Dickson in 1921.
American Business Women's Day - This is the anniversary of the founding of the American Business Women's Association.
Elephant Appreciation Day - This was created by Wayne Hepburn in 1996. See Elephant Poems and Quotes.
U.S. Post Office Anniversary - On this day in 1789 the Act was adopted that established a post office and Postmaster Genera. For info about the post office see the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, the site has info about the history of the Post Office as well as games and puzzles for all ages. Also see Postal Poems and Quotes.
National Hunting and Fishing Day® 2017 (fourth Saturday) - This was designated by President Richard Nixon in 1972. I am guessing this day was selected because it is still warm enough fish in most places and some hunting seasons are already open. See National Hunting and Fishing Day®, Hunting Poems and Quotes and Fishing Poems and Quotes.
Rabbit Day 2017 (fourth Saturday) - This day encourages keeping rabbits as pets and protecting rabbits in the wild. It also discourages the use of rabbit fur and rabbits as food. I am not sure who thought up this holiday because rabbits multiply so fast I don't know anywhere their environment is in danger. They are also a much more inexpensive source of food to raise instead of cattle or hogs. I think that if an animal is used for food we should also use the hides. See Rabbit Poems and Quotes.
Autumn Equinox 2018
First Day of Fall 2018 - See Autumn Poems and Quotes.
Dear Diary Day - I would suggest that everyone keep a journal or diary of some kind. It sounds too simple to be true but writing things out is a way to help you come to a decision as well as relieve stress.
Neptune Birthday - On this day in 1846, astronomer Johann Gottfried Golle discovered the planet Neptune. See Sun, Moon and Star Poems and Quotes.
Checkers Day - This doesn't have anything to do with playing checkers, although you can celebrate it that way if you want. This is the day of a speech given by vice-presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon. There had been speculation about the misuse of campaign funds. During the speech where Nixon denied misusing the funds he also talked about a new puppy his daughter had that they named Checkers. Evidently the public decided that a dog-lover must be honest.
Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Children 2018 (fourth Monday) - This was started in 2001 by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
Gold Star Mothers Day 2017 (last Sunday) - This day is to honor mothers who have lost a son or daughter who was serving in the United States Armed Forces.
World Heart Day 2017 (last Sunday) - This was created in 1999 by the World Heart Foundation.
National Punctuation Day® - This was created by Jeff Rubin in 2004 to emphasize the importance of proper punctuation.
Transatlantic Telephone Anniversary - The first transatlantic telephone cable was finished on this day in 1956.
Gallbladder Good Health Day - See Your Gallbladder.
Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Children 2017 (fourth Monday) - This was started in 2001 by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
National One-Hit Wonder Day - Some of my favorite one-hit wonders from the '60s are: Billy Bland's "Let the Little Girl Dance", The Exicters' "Tell Him", The Cascades' "Rhythm of the Rain", and The Gentrys' "Keep on Dancing". See One-Hit Wonder Central and Music Poems and Quotes.
Uno Birthday - Uno was invented in 1971.
Newspaper Day - The first U.S. newspaper published was in Boston, Massachusetts in 1690. It was shut down immediately by the British and the publisher arrested.
National Women's Health and Fitness Day 2018 (last Wednesday) - See FitnessDay.com.
Johnny Appleseed Day - Johnny Appleseed, whose real name was John Chapman, was born on this day in 1774. See Johnny Appleseed on WikipediA.
National Food Service Employees Day - Think how different our lives would be if we had to cook every meal we eat and thank a food service employee.
International Tool Day - This celebrates those individuals who make their living using tools or who spend their spare time making things with tools. I spent more than twenty years remodeling an old house and know the value of good tools. I now live in a mobile home but still find plenty of use for tools. See Home Improvement Poems and Quotes.
United States Postal Service Day - The first postmaster general to serve under the constitution was Samuel Osgood, appointed on this day in 1789. See Postal Poems and Quotes.
National Mesothelioma Awareness Day - See The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.
National Women's Health and Fitness Day 2017 (last Wednesday) - See FitnessDay.com.
RAINN Day 2018 (fourth Thursday) - This is an annual campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence on college campuses. See the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network.
Crush a Can Day - Crushing aluminum cans can be a good way to work off stress--and they take up much less room in your recycle bin.
Ancestor Appreciation Day - As your learn more about your ancestors you are sure to find a great appreciation of the trials and tribulations many of them went through. A great place to start a search for your ancestors is Cyndi's List. Also see Genealogy Poems and Quotes.
Fun and Fancy Free Day - On this day in 1947, Disney released a feature film titled Fun and Fancy Free.
Native American Day 2018 (fourth Friday) - This was created in 1968 by President Ronald Reagan. See Native American Poems and Quotes.
RAINN Day 2017 (fourth Thursday) - This is an annual campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence on college campuses. See the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network.
Ask a Stupid Question Day 2018 (last school day of September) - Generally this is celebrated by students trying to think of silly questions to ask in class.
Read a Child a Book You Like Day - If you don't have any books left from your childhood you will likely find some of your old favorites at your local library.
National Good Neighbor Day - This was started by Becky Mattson from Montana to recognize the importance of good neighbors. It was celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September until the U.S. Senate passed a resolution in 2003 that it be September 28.
National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
Birthday of Confucius - Well-known philosopher, Confucius, was born on this day in 551 BC.
World Rabies Day - See the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.
National Public Lands Day 2018 (last Saturday) - National Public Lands Day is a time for us to volunteer to clean up and improve the public lands that we all enjoy.
Ask a Stupid Question Day 2017 (last school day of September) - Generally this is celebrated by students trying to think of silly questions to ask in class.
Yom Kippur 2017 - This Jewish holiday is also known as the Day of Atonement. It starts twenty minutes before sundown today and ends at nightfall tomorrow.
Broadway Musicals Day - I couldn't find out anything about this holiday but I guess it is as good a day as any to attend a Broadway musical, or watch one of DVD.
Saint Gabriel Feast Day - This was originally set as March 24 in 1921 when it was first included in the General Roman Calendar. In 1969 the date was changed to September 29. Saint Gabriel is the patron saint of messengers - including postal, telephone, and telecommunications workers. See Wikipedia.
Gold Star Mothers Day 2018 (last Sunday) - This day is to honor mothers who have lost a son or daughter who was serving in the United States Armed Forces.
National Public Lands Day 2017 (last Saturday) - National Public Lands Day is a time for us to volunteer to clean up and improve the public lands that we all enjoy.
World Heart Day 2018 (last Sunday) - This was created in 1999 by the World Heart Foundation.
National Hot Mulled Cider Day - See this recipe.
World Series TV Premier - The World Series was televised for the first time on this day in 1947. The New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Goodbye Howdy Doody Day - The last episode of Howdy Doody was on this day in 1960. Clarabell the clown had never spoken a word during the show until that day when he said "Goodbye, kids".
Pleasure Your Mate Month - See families.com.
Reunion Planning Month - See Reunion Planning and Scrapbook Ideas.
Children's Good Manners Month
Courtesy Month - See not so Common Courtesy.
Literacy Month - See The National Institute for Literacy.
National Yoga Awareness Month - See YogaMonth.org.
School Success Month - See School Scrapbook Ideas.
Youth Activities Month - There is a fine balance between a child being so busy they don't have time to be a kid and a child having so much idle time they get into trouble. See How many extracurricular activities are too many?.
Metaphysical Awareness Month - See Metaphysics on WikipediA.
Subliminal Communication Month - See Subliminal Communication on the Skeptic's Dictionary.
Self-Awareness Month - See the Stress Management Blog.
Self-Improvement Month - There are many great websites for various types of self-improvement. There are also many sites that are just there to try to sell you various products, so be cautious.
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
Coupon Month - See SavingAdvice.com.
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 - Oct 15) - See Celebrating Hispanic Heritage.
Sea Cadet Month - This was designated in 1997 by the Navy League of the U.S. The Naval Sea Cadet Corpsis a great program for young people between eleven and seventeen.
Fruit and Veggies - More Matters Month - See FoodSafety.gov.
Honey Month - See The National Honey Board.
Mushroom Month - See Fresh Mushrooms - Nature's Hidden Treasure.
Organic Harvest Month - See The Organic Trade Association.
Potato Month - See this large collection of Potato Recipes.
Rice Month - This was designated by Congress in 1991. See The USA Rice Federation.
Whole Grains Month - See The Whole Grains Council.
Baby Safety Month - This was designated in 1991 by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association.
Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
ADHD Awareness Month - See adhdAwareness.com.
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month - See StopAfib.org.
Childhood Cancer Month - See CureSearch.
National Cholesterol Education Month - See Cholesterol Management.
Cold and Flu Campaign Month - See The Cold and Flu Health Center.
Emergency Preparedness Month
Food Allergy Awareness Month - See The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month - See The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation.
National Head Lice Prevention Month - See HeadLice.org.
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month - See The National Healthy Start Association.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month - See The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society®.
Osteopathic Medicine Month - See What is Osteopathic Medicine?
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - See The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.
Pain Awareness Month - See The American Pain Foundation.
National Pediculosis Prevention Month - See HeadLice.org.
Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month - See The National Reye's Syndrome Foundation.
National Sickle Cell Month - See the Break the Sickle Cycle.
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month - See the The National Spinal Cord Injury Association.
Stop the Violence and Save Our Kids Month - See Stop the Violence - Save Our Children.
International Enthusiasm Week
(1 - 7)
Find something today you can be enthusiastic about and pass on that enthusiasm to others.
Childhood Injury Prevention week
(first full week)
See Safe Kids USA®.
(first full week)
National Suicide Prevention Week
(week that includes the 10th)
See The American Association of Suicidology.
International Housekeepers Week
(second full week)
See The International Executive Housekeepers Association.
National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week
(second full week)
My oldest daughter has several chronic illnesses that show no outward symptoms. She is treated with skepticism by her employers and co-workers even though her illnesses were diagnosed by her doctors. See National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week.
National Assisted Living Week®
(second full week)
This was created by the National Center for Assisted Living in 1995.
National No Bully Week
(second full school week)
Talk to your school to make sure they have a firm and comprehensive no bullying policy.
Substitute Teacher Appreciations Week
(second full school week)
See Teacher Poems and Quotes.
This is a week for wilderness advocates to meet with members of Congress to discuss protecting remaining wilderness areas.
TV Turn-off Week
This is also celebrated in April. Now that the weather has warmed up, it is a good time to explore outside activities. See the Center for Screen-Time Awareness.
National Farm Safety and Health Week
(third full week)
See The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety.
Build a Better Image Week
(third full week)
Young people seldom think about their image until they have a problem finding a job, getting a date with a respectable person, obtaining a mortgage, etc. It is never too early to learn to write, talk, dress, etc. in a presentable way.
National Farm and Ranch Safety Week
(third full week)
See The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and Farming Poems and Quotes.
National Rehabilitation Awareness week
(third full week)
See The National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation.
National Unmarried and Single Americans Week
(third full week)
Perhaps another name for this could be 'Redundant Day'! See CelebrateLove.com.
Balance Awareness Week
(third full week)
If you have never suffered from vertigo, dizziness or other balance issues you are probably not aware of the difficulties it can cause. This was created in 1997 by the Vestibular Disorders Association.
Restless Leg Syndrome Education and Awareness Week
(third full week)
See The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation.
National Dog Week
(third full week)
See Dog Poems and Quotes.
(24 - 28)
See Angel Poems and Quotes.
Deaf Awareness Week
(last full week)
See the National Association of the Deaf.
National Chimney Safety Week
(week starting the last Sunday)
See the Chimney Safety Institute of America.
Adult Immunization Awareness week
(week starting the last Sunday)
See the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.
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