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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 Photography Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Weekly Celebrations:

  • Be Kind to Animals Week -First full week of month
  • 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
    Hawaiian Lei Day
    Loyalty Day
    May Day
    Mother Goose Day
    Save the Rhino Day

  • May 2
    Baby Day
    Brothers and Sisters Day

  • May 3
    Garden Meditation Day
    Lumpy Rug Day
    National Teacher's Day - Tuesday of first full week of May
    World Press Freedom Day

  • May 4
    Bike to School Day - First Wednesday in May
    Bird Day
    National Candied Orange Peel Day
    Renewal Day
    Star Wars Day

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

  • May 6
    Beverage Day
    Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day - Friday before Mother's Day
    International Tuba Day - first Friday in May
    Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day
    National Tourist Appreciation Day
    National Nurses Day
    No Diet Day
    Space Day - first Friday in May

  • May 7
    Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day
    Free Comic Book Day - first Saturday in May
    Herb Day - first Saturday in May
    Kentucky Derby Day - first Saturday in May
    National Babysitters Day - Saturday before Mother's Day
    National Day of Prayer
    National Fitness Day - first Saturday in May
    National Tourism Day
    National Train Day- Saturday closest to May 10th

  • May 8
    Iris Day
    Lilac Sunday second Sunday in May
    Mother's Day second Sunday in May
    National Outdoor Intercourse Day
    No Socks Day
    V-E Day
    World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

  • May 9
    Lost Sock Memorial Day

  • May 10
    Clean up Your Room Day

  • May 11
    Eat What You Want Day
    National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May
    School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse's Week
    Twilight Zone Day

  • May 12
    Fatigue Syndrome Day
    International Nurses Day
    Limerick Day

  • May 13
    Blame Someone Else Day - first Friday the 13th of the year.
    Friday the 13th
    Frog Jumping Day
    International Hummus Day
    Leprechaun Day

  • May 14
    Dance Like a Chicken Day
    International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May
    National Windmill Day - the second Saturday in May

  • May 15
    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
    National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month
    National Endangered Species Day - third Friday in May
    Pick Strawberries Day

  • May 21
    Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month
    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
    Victoria Day(Canada) - Monday preceding the 25th
    World Turtle Day

  • May 24
    International Tiara Day
    National Escargot Day

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

  • May 26
    Sally Ride Day

  • May 27
    Don't Fry Friday - Friday before Memorial Day
    Sun Screen Day

  • May 28
    Amnesty International Day
    International Jazz Day - Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
    National Hamburger Day

  • May 29
    Learn About Composting Day

  • May 30
    Memorial Day last Monday of month
    Mint Julep Day
    Water a Flower Day

  • May 31
    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).




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