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Days to Remember in May
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
May is Week Celebrations For:

  • Nurse's Week - first full week of month
  • Wildflower Week - week two
  • National Bike Week - third week
  • National Police Week - third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week - fourth week of month
May, 2021 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
  • May 1
    Free Comic Book Day - first Saturday in May
    Hawaiian Lei Day
    Herb Day - first Saturday in May
    Kentucky Derby Day - first Saturday in May
    Loyalty Day
    May Day
    Mother Goose Day
    National Fitness Day - first Saturday in May
    Save the Rhino Day

  • May 2
    Baby Day
    Brothers and Sisters Day

  • May 3
    Garden Meditation Day
    Lumpy Rug Day
    World Press Freedom Day

  • May 4
    Bird Day
    National Candied Orange Peel Day
    National Teacher's Day - Tuesday of first full week of May
    Renewal Day
    Star Wars Day

  • May 5
    Bike to School Day - First Wednesday in May
    Cartoonist Day
    Cinco de Mayo
    National Hoagie Day
    Oyster Day

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

  • May 7
    International Tuba Day - first Friday in May
    National Day of Prayer
    National Tourism Day
    Space Day - first Friday in May

  • May 8
    Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day - Friday before Mother's Day
    Iris Day
    Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day
    National Outdoor Intercourse Day
    National Train Day- Saturday closest to May 10th
    National Windmill Day - the second Saturday in May
    No Socks Day
    V-E Day
    World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

  • May 9
    Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day
    International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May
    Lilac Sunday second Sunday in May
    Lost Sock Memorial Day
    Mother's Day second Sunday in May
    National Babysitters Day

  • May 10
    Clean up Your Room Day

  • May 11
    Eat What You Want Day
    Twilight Zone Day

  • May 12
    Fatigue Syndrome Day
    International Nurses Day
    Limerick Day
    National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May
    School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse's Week

  • May 13
    Frog Jumping Day
    International Hummus Day
    Leprechaun Day

  • May 14
    Dance Like a Chicken Day

  • May 15
    Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month
    National Chocolate Chip Day
    National Slider Day
    Police Officer's Memorial Day

  • May 16
    Love a Tree Day
    National Sea Monkey Day
    Wear Purple for Peace Day

  • May 17
    Pack Rat Day

  • May 18
    International Museum Day
    No Dirty Dishes Day
    Visit Your Relatives Day

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

  • May 20
    Be a Millionaire Day - now we all can go for that
    Pick Strawberries Day

  • May 21
    National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month
    National Endangered Species Day - third Friday in May
    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
    International Tiara Day
    National Escargot Day
    Victoria Day(Canada) - Monday preceding the 25th

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

  • May 26
    Sally Ride Day
    World Otter Day - Last Wednesday in May

  • May 27
    Sun Screen Day

  • May 28
    Amnesty International Day
    Don't Fry Friday - Friday before Memorial Day
    National Hamburger Day

  • May 29
    International Jazz Day - Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
    Learn About Composting Day

  • May 30
    Mint Julep Day
    Water a Flower Day

  • May 31
    Memorial Day last Monday of month
    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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