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Days to Remember in August
May is Awareness Month For:
  • Asian American Month
  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Mystery Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Salsa Month
May Weekly Events:
  • Be Kind to Animals Week -First full week of the month
  • Nurse’s Week – first full week of the month
  • Wildflower Week – week two
  • National Bike Week – third week
  • National Police Week – third week of the month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of the month
May, 2021 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
  • May 1
    Bike to School Day – First Wednesday in May
    Hawaiian Lei Day
    Loyalty Day
    May Day
    Mother Goose Day
    Save the Rhino Day

  • May2
    Baby Day
    Brothers and Sisters Day
    National Day of Prayer – the first Thursday in May

  • May 3
    Garden Meditation Day
    International Tuba Day – first Friday in May
    Lumpy Rug Day
    Space Day – first Friday in May
    World Press Freedom Day

  • May 4
    Bird Day
    Free Comic Book Day – first Saturday in May
    Herb Day – first Saturday in May
    Kentucky Derby Day – first Saturday in May
    National Candied Orange Peel Day
    National Fitness Day – first Saturday in May
    Renewal Day
    Star Wars Day

  • May 5
    Cartoonist Day
    Cinco de Mayo
    National Hoagie Day
    Oyster Day

  • May 6
    everage Day
    National Tourist Appreciation Day
    National Nurses Day
    No Diet Day

  • May 7
    National Teacher’s Day – Tuesday of the first full week of May
    National Tourism Day

  • May 8
    Iris Day
    National Outdoor Intercourse Day
    National Receptionist Day is the second Wednesday in May
    No Socks Day
    School Nurses Day is the Wednesday during Nurse’s Week
    V-E Day
    World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

  • May 9
    Lost Sock Memorial Day

  • May 10
    Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day – Friday before Mother’s Day
    Clean up Your Room Day
    Military Spouses Day is the Friday before Mother’s Day

  • May 11
    Birth Mother’s Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day
    Eat What You Want Day
    Hanging Flower Baskets Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day
    International Migratory Bird Day is the second Saturday in May
    National Babysitters Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day
    National Train Day– Saturday closest to May 10th
    Twilight Zone Day
    Windmill Day – the second Saturday in May

  • May 12
    Fatigue Syndrome Day
    International Nurses Day
    Lilac Sunday second Sunday in May
    Limerick Day
    Mother’s Day second Sunday in May

  • May 13
    Frog Jumping Day
    International Hummus Day
    Leprechaun Day
    National Apple Pie Day

  • May 14
    Dance Like a Chicken Day

  • May 15
    National Chocolate Chip Day
    National Slider Day
    Police Officer’s Memorial Day

  • May 16
    Endangered Species Day – third Friday in May
    Love a Tree Day
    National Bike to Work Day – third Friday of the month
    National Mimosa Day
    Wear Purple for Peace Day
    Sea Monkey Day

  • May 17
    Pack Rat Day

  • May 18
    International Museum Day
    No Dirty Dishes Day
    Visit Your Relatives Day
    Armed Forces Day – third Saturday of the month

  • May 19
    Boy’s Club Day
    World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day

  • May 20
    Amelia Earhart Day
    Be a Millionaire Day – Now, we all can go for that.
    Pick Strawberries Day
    Victoria Day (Canada) – Monday preceding the 25th

  • May 21
    National Memo Day
    National Waiters and Waitresses Day

  • May 22
    Buy a Musical Instrument Day
    National Maritime Day
    World Goth Day

  • May 23
    Lucky Penny Day
    World Turtle Day

  • May 24
    Don’t Fry Friday – Friday before Memorial Day
    International Tiara Day
    National Escargot Day

  • May 25
    Brown Bag It Day
    Missing Children’s Day
    National Towel Day – in the UK
    National Wine Day
    Tap Dance Day

  • May 26
    National Paper Airplane Day
    Sally Ride Day

  • May 27
    Memorial Day last Monday of the month
    Sun Screen Day

  • May 28
    Amnesty International Day
    National Hamburger Day

  • May 29
    Learn About Composting Day
    World Otter Day – the last Wednesday in May

  • May 30
    International Jazz Day
    Mint Julep Day
    Water a Flower Day

  • May 31
    Flip Flop Day – Friday after Memorial Day
    International Space Day – The last Friday in May.
    National Macaroon Day
    Save Your Hearing Day
    World No Tobacco Day

May birth flowers, the lily of the valley (signifies sweetness, humility, and a return to happiness) and hawthorn.(represents hope and supreme happiness).
May Birthstone is Emerald  



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