Monday, May 1, 2017

Readers Write and Monday Miscellany


Brett's Monthly

It's that time of the month -  namely the first day of the month - when Brett By (to distinguish him from the local Brett Bo) is kind enough to provide the bizarre and unique holidays for the current month.

Thanks Brett.

Click on the daily ones to open the links.

  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care 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
Weekly Celebrations:
  • 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, 2017 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
International Tuba Day - first Friday in May
Space Day - first Friday in May
National Teachers Day (Tuesday of the first full week of May)
10 National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May
10 School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse's Week
12 Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day - Friday before Mother's Day
12 Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day 
13 Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day
13 Blame Someone Else Day - first  Friday the 13th of the year.
13 International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May
13  National Train Day- Saturday closest to May 10th
14 Mother's Day second Sunday in May
19 National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month
20 Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month
20 Be a Millionaire Day - now we all can go for that
24 Victoria Day(Canada) - usually the 24th
26 Don't Fry Friday - Friday before Memorial Day
27 International Jazz Day - Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
27 Ramadan - date varies
29 Memorial Day last Monday of month.


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