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January Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  • Stalking Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month
Fun, General
  • Bath Safety Month
  • Be Kind to Food Servers Month
  • Celebration of Life Month
  • Get A Balanced Life Month
  • Get Organized Month
  • Financial Wellness Month
  • International Creativity Month
  • International Quality of Life Month
  • National Be On-Purpose Month
  • National Clean Up Your Computer Month
  • National Hot Tea Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Month
  • Self-help Group Awareness Month
  • Self-Love Month
  • Shape Up US Month

Weeks

Health
3 - 9National Folic Acid Awareness Week
8 - 14Universal Letter Writing Week
16 - 20Healthy Weight Week
16 - 20Sugar Awareness Week
25 - 31National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
3th WkNational Non-Smoking Week
Fun, General
1 - 7New Year’s Resolutions Week
1 - 7Celebration of Life Week
1 - 7Diet Resolution Week
15 - 21Hunt for Happiness Week
22 - 29Clean Out Your Inbox Week
4th MonNational Medical Group Practice Week

Days

Health
5National Weigh-In Day
11Cigarettes Are Hazardous to Your Health Day
11National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
20Women’s Healthy Weight Day
31World Leprosy Day
Fun, General
1New Years Day
1Global Family Day
1Copyright Law Day
1Commitment Day
1Euro Day
1Polar Bear Plunge or Swim Day
1tournament of Roses Parade Day
2National Motivation and Inspiration Day
2National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
6Epiphany or Twelfth Night
7I’m Not Going to Take It Anymore Day
7International Programmers’ Day
8Midwife’s Day or Women’s Day
8Show and Tell Day at Work
10League of Nations Day
13Make Your Dream Come True Day
13Public Radio Broadcasting Day
15Humanitarian Day
16Martin Luther King Day
16Religious Freedom Day
18Thesaurus Day
20Inauguration Day
21National Hugging Day
22Celebration of Life Day
22Roe vs. Wade Day
24National Compliment Day
27Fun at Work Day
27National Geographic Day
27Viet Nam Peace Day
28Data Privacy Day
29Freethinkers Day
29National Puzzle Day
29Seeing Eye Dog Day
31Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
2nd MonNational Clean off Your Desk Day
3rd Thu of
each qtr
Get to Know Your Customers Day

February Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • AMD / Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
Fun, General
  • Human Relations Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • International Expect Success Month
  • Library Lovers Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Laugh-Friendly Month
  • National Mend a Broken Heart Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Therapeutic Recreation Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National Women Inventors Month
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Relationship Wellness Month
  • Responsible Pet Owner’s Month
  • Youth Leadership Month

Weeks

Health
1 - 7Women’s Heart Week
7 - 14Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
1st wkNational Eating Disorders Awareness Week
1st wkNational Therapeutic Recreation Week
Fun, General
1 - 7African Heritage & Health Week
2 - 8Publicity for Profit Week
6 - 10International Networking Week
7 - 12Solo Diners Eat Out Weekend
12 - 18Celebration of Love Week
13 - 18National Green Week
12 - 18Random Acts of Kindness Week
19 - 25National FFA Week
19 - 25Brotherhood / Sisterhood Week
19 - 25National Engineers Week
19 - 26National Entrepreneurship Week

Days

Health
2Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
4World Cancer Day
9National Stop Bullying Day
11National Shut-in Visitation Day
12International Day of Women’s Health
12Autism Sunday
14National Donor Day
14National Condom Day
Fun, General
1Change Your Password Day
1Freedom Day
2Candelmas
2Groundhog Day
4Facebook’s Birthday
7“e” Day (math)
8Boy Scout Anniversary
9Read in the Bathtub Day
11Make A Friend’s Day
12Lincoln’s Birthday
12NAACP Day
13Get a Different Name Day
13World Radio Day
14Library Lovers Day
14National Have A Heart Day
14League of Women Voters Day
14Valentines Day
15Susan B. Anthony Day
17My Way Day
17World Human Spirit Day
20Presidents Day
20Love Your Pet Day
20World Day for Social Justice
22World Thinking Day
22George Washington’s Birthday
23Digital Learning Day
28Mardi Gras
29International Underling’s Day
1st WedNational Girls & Women in Sports Day

March Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • American Red Cross Month
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
  • National Athletic Training Month
  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Colorectal Awareness Month
  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Education & Awareness Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
Fun, General
  • Employee Spirit Month
  • International Expect Success Month
  • International Ideas Month
  • International Listening Awareness Month
  • International Women’s Month
  • National Clean Up Your IRS Act Month
  • National Color Therapy Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National Ethics Awareness Month
  • National March Into Literacy Month
  • National Social Work Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • Optimism Month
  • Small Press Month
  • Social Work Month
  • Spiritual Wellness Month

Weeks

Health
5 - 11National Procrastination Week
5 - 11Save Your Vision Week
5 - 11National Sleep Awareness Week
13 - 19International Brain Awareness Week
19 - 25Health Information Professionals Week
20 - 26Wellderly Week
Fun, General
1 - 7National Write A Letter of Appreciation Week
1 - 7Universal Human Beings Week
1 - 7Celebrate Your Name Week
5 - 11National Consumer Protection Week
5 - 11National Words Matter Week
5 - 11Return The Borrowed Books Week
6 - 12Women in Construction Week
6 - 12Women of Aviation Worldwide Week
8 - 14Universal Women’s Week
12 - 18Girl Scout Week
19 - 25American Chocolate Week
26 - 4/2National Cleaning Week
3rd MonAct Happy Week

Days

Health
7National Cereal Day
9Get Over It Day
20Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day
18forgive Mom and Dad Day
21Brain Injury Awareness Day
21Memory Day
Fun, General
1National Black Women in Jazz & The Arts Day
1World Compliment Day
1Zero Discrimination Day
2NEA’s Read Across America Day
3I Want You to Be Happy Day
3World Wildlife Day
4March forth - Do Something Day
4National Grammar Day
5Namesake Day
6Fun Facts About Names Day
7National Be Heard Day
7Unique Names Day
8Discover What Your Name Means Day
8Day for Women’s Rights & International Peace
8International Women’s Day
8National Proofreading Day
10International Day of Awesomeness
10National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
11Genealogy Day
12Purim
12Daylight Savings Time Begins (2:00am)
13Good Samaritan Involvement Day
14International Ask A Question Day
14Pi Day (as in the math pie = 3.14159265 etc.)
15Ides of March
15True Confessions Day
15World Consumer Rights Day
16Freedom of Information Day
17St. Patrick’s Day
19Client’s Day
20International Day of Happiness
20National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
20Spring (Vernal) Equinox (06:29 ET)
20World Storytelling Day
21International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21National Common Courtesy Day
22As Young As You Feel Day
22Education and Sharing Day
22World Water Day
26Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
29National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day
30I Am In Control Day
31Cesar Chavez Day
1st FriEmployee Appreciation Day
2nd TueOrganize Your Home office Day
3rd WedKick Butts Day
3rd ThuCompanies That Care Day

April Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • Defeat Diabetes Month
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Cancer Control Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • National Parkinson’s Awareness Month
  • National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Month
  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
Fun, General
  • ASPCA Month
  • Car Care Month
  • Celebrate Diversity Month
  • Community Spirit Days (1-30)
  • Informed Women Month
  • International Customer Loyalty Month
  • Jazz Appreciation Month
  • Keep America Beautiful
  • National Card and Letter Writing Month
  • Education & Awareness Month
  • National Humor Month
  • World Habitat Awareness Month

Weeks

Health
2 - 8National Public Health Week
23 - 29National Infertility Awareness Week
Fun, General
1 - 7Laugh at Work Week
3 - 10Explore Your Career Options
10 - 14American Indian Awareness Week
2 - 8National Crime Victims Rights Week
9 - 15National Library Week
9 - 15National Student Employment Week
18 - 23Consumer Awareness Week
22 - 29Money Smart Week
23 - 29National Environmental Education Week
3rd weekNational Volunteer Week

Days

Health
2World Autism Day
3National Walk to Work Day
5National Walking Day
7National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
7World Health Day (UN)
7World Health Organization Day
11World Parkinson’s Disease Day
16National Stress Awareness Day
3rd ThuNational D.A.R.E. Day
Fun, General
1April Fools Day
1 - 3American Crossword Puzzle Days
1National Fun Day
2Tangible Karma Day
10ASPCA Day
11National Pet Day
11Equal Pay Day
12D.E.A.R. Day
12Walk on Your Wild Side Day
12National Bookmobile Day
14Dictionary Day
14International Moment of Laughter Day
15Husband Appreciation Day
17Income Tax Pay Day (usually the 15th)
15World Art Day
18National Golf Day
22Earth Day
25Hairstylists Appreciation Day
25Hug A Plumber Day or Plumbers Day
25Red Hat Society Day
26Audubon Day
26Administrative Professionals Day
26Secretary’s Day
27Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day
29World Wish Day
30Adopt A Shelter Pet Day
30International Jazz Day
30National Honesty Day
1st WedNational Day of Hope
1st SatNational Love Our Children Day
3rd Thu each qtrGet to Know Your Customers Day
3rd ThuNational Day of Silence
Last FriArbor Day

May Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • ALS Awareness Month
  • Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Family Wellness Month
  • Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
  • Global Health and Fitness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Melanoma / Skin Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Better Hearing Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Osteoporosis Prevention Month
  • National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
  • National Physiotherapy Month
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • Strike Out Strokes Month
  • Women’s Health Care Month
Fun, General
  • Creative Beginnings Month
  • Get Caught Reading Month
  • Global Civility Awareness Month
  • Golf Month
  • International Business Image Improvement Month
  • International Civility Awareness Month
  • International Victorious Woman Month
  • Jewish-American Heritage Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Good Car Keeping Month
  • National Meditation Month
  • National Pet Month
  • National Photo Month
  • National Preservation Month
  • National Smile Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Tennis Month
  • National Family Month [5/12 - 6/12]

Weeks

Health
7 - 13National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week
7 - 13National Women’s Health Week
14 - 20National Neuropathy Awareness Week
14 - 21National Nursing Home Week
Fun, General
1 - 7Choose Privacy Week
5 - 11National Wildflower Week
6 - 12National Nurses Day and Week
7 - 13Be Kind to Animals Week
7 - 13National Hug Holiday Week
7 - 13Public Service Recognition Week
14 - 20Reading is Fun Week
14 - 20National Police Week
15 - 21International Coaching Week
1st full weekNational Pet Week
1st full weekTeacher Appreciation Week
1st weekUpdate Your References Week
2nd Mon
of full week
National Etiquette Week
3rd weekNational New Friends, Old Friends Week

Days

Health
2World Asthma Day
6Nurses Day
8World Red Cross / Red Crescent Day
10World Lupus Day
12Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day
12International Nurses Day
17World Hypertension Day
20National Learn to Swim Day
31National Senior Health & Fitness Day
31World MS Day
3rd FriNational Bike to Work Day
Fun, General
1Global Love Day
1May Day
2National Teacher Day
3Public Radio Day
3World Press Freedom Day
4International Firefighters Day
5Cinco de Mayo
7World Laughter Day
10Donate A Day’s Wages to Charity
10Receptionists Day
13World Fair Trade Day
14Mother’s Day
15Accountant’s Day
18Visit Your Relatives Day
19National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
19Endangered Species Day
28Sierra Club Day
29Memorial Day
29Prayer for Peace Memorial Day
31What You Think Upon Grows Day
1st FriInternational Space Day
1st SatJoin Hands Day

June Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
  • Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
  • National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • Professional Wellness Month
  • PTSD Awareness Month
  • World Infertility Month
Fun, General
  • Adopt-A-Cat Month
  • Beautiful in Your Skin Month
  • Black Music Month
  • Effective Communications Month
  • Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • National LGBT Pride Month
  • National Safety Month
  • National Smile Month
  • National Soul Food Month
  • National Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • Rebuild Your Life Month
  • Women’s Golf Month

Weeks

Health
11 - 18Men’s Health Week
1st full weekNational Headache Awareness Week
Fun, General
7 - 11National Business Etiquette Week
4 - 10National Pet Awareness Week
11 - 17National Flag Week

Days

Health
1Heimlich Maneuver Day
5National Cancer Survivors Day
8National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
14(World) Blood Donor Day
23Let It Go Day
27PTSD Awareness Day
30NOW Day
Fun, General
1Say Something Nice Day
2National Leave the office Early Day
5World Environment Day
6D-Day
12Loving Day
14Flag Day
15Worldwide Day of Giving
18Father’s Day
20World Productivity Day
20Summer Solstice (11:34 pm ET)
21World Handshake Day
21World Humanist Day
21World Music Day
23Public Service Day
24Celebration of the Senses
25Global Beatles Day

July Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • * Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month
  • Social Wellness Month
Fun, General
  • Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • Family Reunion Month
  • Independent Retailer Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Make A Difference to Children Month
  • National Parks & Recreation Month
  • Women’s Motorcycle Month

Weeks

Health
Fun, General
4 - 10Freedom Week
10 - 16Everybody Deserves A Massage Week
31 - 8/6Single Working Women’s Week
1st full weekBe Nice to New Jersey Week

Days

Health
7Global forgiveness Day
7Tell The Truth Day
Fun, General
1Canada Day
2Made In The USA Day
3Compliment Your Mirror Day
3International Plastic Bag Free Day
4Fourth of July or Independence Day
6Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day
7Chocolate Day
11Cheer Up The Lonely Day
12Simplicity Day
16Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day
18Nelson Mandela International Day
29National Talk in An Elevator Day
30International Day of Friendship
30National Support Public Education Day
30Paperback Book Day
3rd Thu
each qtr
Get to Know Your Customers Day

August Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month
Fun, General
  • American Artists Appreciation Month
  • American Indian Heritage Month
  • Boomers Making A Difference Month
  • Bystander Awareness Month
  • Happiness Happens Month
  • National Water Quality Month
  • National Win with Civility Month
  • What Will Be Your Legacy Month

Weeks

Health
1 - 7World Breastfeeding Week
6 - 12Exercise with Your Child Week
Fun, General
1 - 7Simplify Your Life Week
6 - 12National Farmers’ Market Week
7 - 11Psychic Week
7 - 11Weird Contest Week
25 - 31Be Kind to Humankind Week

Days

Health
15National Relaxation Day
29More Herbs, Less Salt Day
30National Grief Awareness Day
Fun, General
1World Wide Web Day
2Take A Penny/Leave A Penny Day
7Purple Heart Day
8International Cat Day
8Happiness Happens Day
9National Book Lovers Day
10Smithsonian Day
12International Youth Day
13International Lefthander’s Day
15Best Friends Day
18Serendipity Day
19World Humanitarian Day
21Senior Citizen’s Day
22Be an Angel Day
26Women’s Equality Day
29Individual Rights Day
1st MonNational Psychic Day
2nd SatNational Garage Sale Day
Last SatFranchise Appreciation Day

September Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • All American Breakfast Month
  • National Osteopathic Medicine Month
  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • World Alzheimer’s Month
Fun, General
  • AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Be Kind to Editors & Writers Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • International People Skills Month
  • International Self-Awareness Month
  • International Speak Out Month
  • International Strategic Thinking Month
  • National Coupon Month
  • National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month
  • National Wilderness Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Shameless Promotion Month
  • Subliminal Communications Month
  • Superior Relationships Month
  • Update Your Résumé Month
  • Women’s Friendship Month

Weeks

Health
1 - 7National Nutrition Week
4 - 10Suicide Prevention Week
3rd full weekInternational Clean Hands Week
last full weekDeaf Awareness Week
Fun, General
1 - 7International Enthusiasm Week
3rd weekPollution Prevention Week
3rd weekInternational Women’s E-Commerce Days
3rd full weekBuild A Better Image Week
3rd full Mon-FriNational Love Your Files Week
Last weekRemember to Register to Vote Week
Last full weekWorld Reflexology Week

Days

Health
8World Physical Therapy Day
10(World) Suicide Prevention Day
18National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
21World’s Alzheimer’s Day
25National Psychotherapy Day
27National Women’s Health & Fitness Day
2nd FriStand Up to Cancer Day
3rd Sat International Eat An Apple Day
Fun, General
1National No Rhyme (or Reason) Day
4National Wildlife Day
4Labor Day
5International Day of Charity
8International Literacy Day
10Swap Ideas Day
13International Chocolate Day
15Greenpeace Day
15International Day of Democracy
15LGBT Center Awareness Day
16International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
17Citizenship Day
17Constitution Day
17National Gymnastics Day
18National Respect Day
19Talk Like A Pirate Day
21Rosh Hashanah
21International Day of Peace
22American Business Women’s Day
22Car Free Day
22International Day of Radiant Peace
22National Centenarian’s Day
22Fall (Autumnal) Equinox (4:02 am ET)
23Innergize Day
24Punctuation Day
27Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
27National Voter Registration Day
28National Good Neighbor Day
29Hug A Vegetarian Day
29International Coffee Day
29 - 30Yom Kippur
1st FriBring Your Manners to Work Day
1st SatNational Writing Date Day
1st Sun
after
Labor Day
National Grandparent’s Day

October Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Bullying Prevention Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Emotional Wellness Month
  • Global ADHD Awareness Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • National Chiropractic Health Month
  • National Depression Education & Awareness Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Ergonomics Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • Organize Your Medical Information Month
Fun, General
  • Adopt a Dog Month
  • Co-op Awareness Month
  • Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
  • Fair Trade Month
  • Financial Planning Month
  • Global Diversity Awareness Month
  • International Strategic Planning Month
  • Intergeneration Month
  • LGBT History Month
  • Month of Free Thought
  • National Arts & Humanities Month
  • National Caramel Month
  • National Crime Prevention Month
  • Positive Attitude Month
  • Self-Promotion Month

Weeks

Health
3 - 10No Salt Week
12 - 20Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week
17 - 21National Health Education Week
1st full weekMental Illness Awareness Week
Last full weekNational Massage Therapy Awareness Week
Fun, General
1 - 7National Walk Your Dog Week
1 - 8Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
1 - 74-H Week
2 - 6Customer Service Week
8 - 14Getting the World to Beat a Path to Your Door Week
1st full weekNational Midwifery Week
1st full weekInternational Post Card Week
1st full weekNational Work from Home Week
3rd weekNational Save for Retirement Week
3rd full weekFreedom of Speech Week
3rd full weekNational Character Counts Week
3rd full weekNational Friends of Libraries Week

Days

Health
7National forgiveness Day
10World Mental Health Day
15Global Handwashing Day
23Lung Health Day
2nd ThuNational Depression Screening Day
Fun, General
1International Music Day
1National Walk Your Dog Day
2International Day of Non-violence
2World Day of Bullying Prevention
2World Animal Day
5World Teachers Day
6American Libraries Day
7You Matter to Me Day
7Fall Astronomy Day
9National Kick Butt Day
10International Newspaper Carrier Day
12Free Thought Day
13Silly Sayings Day
13Simchat torah
14Be Bald and Be Free Day
16Boss’s Day
16Dictionary Day
16National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
16World Food Day
17International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
19Evaluate Your Life Day
21Celebration of The Mind Day
24United Nations Day
25International Artists Day
30Checklist Day
31Girl Scout Founder’s Day
31Halloween or All Hallows Eve
31National UNICEF Day
1st FriWorld Smile Day
1st SatWorld Card Making Day
2st MonColumbus Day
2st TueNational Face Your Fears Day
2st SatUniversal Music Day
3rd MonNational Multicultural Diversity Day
3rd WedNational Take Your Parents to Lunch Day
3rd WedSupport Your Local Chamber of Commerce
3rd ThuConflict Resolution Day
3rd ThuGet Smart About Credit Day
3rd Thu
each qtr
Get to Know Your Customers Day
4th SatMake a Difference Day

November Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • American & National Diabetes Month
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
  • National COPD Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • National Home Care & Hospice Month
  • National Long-term Care Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Fun, General
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Entrepreneurship Month
  • National Inspirational Role Models Month
  • National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness & Appreciation Month
  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • Vegan Month

Weeks

Health
12 - 18National Nurse Practioner’s Week
2nd Sat, 9 daysNational Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week
Fun, General
1 - 7World Communication Week
13 - 17American Education Week
20 - 26National Global Entrepreneurship Week
Always Thanksgiving weekBetter Conversation Week
1st full week starting SunNational Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
Week before ThanksgivingNational Family Week
Sat-Sun Thanksgiving weekNational Game & Puzzle Week

Days

Health
14World Diabetes Day
17Great American Smokeout
30Stay Home Because You’re Well Day
Fun, General
1All Saints’ Day
1Dia de Los Muertos (Day of The Dead)
1Give Up Your Shoulds Day
1National Authors’ Day
1National Family Caregiver Day
1World Vegan Day
2All Souls Day
4Use Your Common Sense Day
5Daylight Saving Time Ends (2:00 am)
7Election Day
9World Freedom Day
10World Science Day for Peace and Development
11Veterans Day
12Baha’u’llah Day
13World Kindness Day
15America Recycles Day
15I Love to Write Day
15National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
15National Philanthropy Day
16International Day for Tolerance
16Use Less Stuff Day
19Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
19American Made Matters Day
19Equal Opportunity Day (aka: Gettysburg Address Day)
19International Men’s Day
19Rocky and Bullwinkle Day
24Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
23Thanksgiving Day
24Black Friday
24National Day of Listening
24National Native American Heritage Day
25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Day
25International Hat Day
27Cyber Monday
29Electronic Greetings Day
28Giving Tuesday
1st FriNational Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day
1st SatSadie Hawkins Day
1st SatDigital Scrapbooking Day
1st SatNational Book Lovers Day
3rd TueNational Entrepreneurship Day
3rd SatGuinness World Record Day
Sat after T-givingSmall Business Saturday
4th SatInternational Aura Awareness Day
Last SatWorld Day of Giving

December Awareness

Monthlong

Health
  • National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
  • Aids Awareness Month
Fun, General
  • National Tie Month
  • National Write a Business Plan Month
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Universal Human Rights Month

Weeks

Health
3 - 9National Hand Washing Awareness Week
Fun, General
1 - 7Cookie Cutter Week
3 - 9Computer Science Education Week
10 - 17Human Rights Week
25 - 31It’s About Time Week
26 - 1/1Kwanzaa

Days

Health
1World Aids Day
3International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Fun, General
1Rosa Parks Day
2Special Education Day
4National Cookie Day
4World Wildlife Conservation Day
5AFL-CIO Day
7National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
8Official Lost & Found Day
10Human Rights Day
10Nobel Prize Day
12Chanukah
12Poinsettia Day
15Bill of Rights Day
16National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
17Clean Air Day
20International Human Solidarity Day
21National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day
21World Peace Day
21Winter Solstice (11:28 pm ET)
21Yule
23Festivus
24Christmas Eve
25Christmas Day
26Boxing Day (Canada)
26National Candy Cane Day
26National Thank-you Note Day
28 - 29National Chocolate Days
2nd MonGreen Monday
2nd SunWorldwide Candle Lighting Day (The Compassionate Friends)
2nd SunWorld Choral Day

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