May 2017

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May

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1

Children’s Book Week
May 1st - May 7th

PTA Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1st - May 7th

May Day

National Wildflower Week
May 1st - May 7th

Drinking Water Week
May 1st - May 7th

Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day

Law Day

Goodwill Industries Week
May 1st - May 7th

Melanoma Monday

School Principals' Day

Loyalty Day

Lei Day

New Homeowner’s Day

Mother Goose Day

2

National Teacher Day

World Asthma Day

3

World Press Freedom Day

National Specially-Abled Pets Day

Garden Meditation Day

Canada: World Asthma Day

4

Star Wars Day

National Day of Prayer

International Respect for Chickens Day

5

Cinco De Mayo

Cartoonists Day

National Pie Championships
May 5th - May 6th

6

National Nurses Week
May 6th - May 12th

National Nurses Day

Kentucky Derby

No Diet Day

Free Comic Book Day

7

National Pet Week
May 7th - May 12th

Be Kind to Animals Week®
May 7th - May 13th

Root Canal Awareness Week
May 7th - May 13th

8

World Red Cross/ Red Crescent Day

Canada: World Red Cross Day

Canada: National Nursing Week
May 8th - May 14th

National Stuttering Awareness Week
May 8th - May 14th

National Etiquette Week
May 8th - May 12th

V-E Day: Anniversary, 1945

9
10

National Receptionist Day

National Night Shift Workers Day

World Lupus Day

National Bike to School Day

Moon Phase: Full Flower Moon

11
12

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

13

National Babysitters Day

National Hummus Day

14

Mother's Day

Salute to 35+ Moms Week
May 14th - May 20th

Work at Home Moms Week
May 14th - May 20th

Lewis & Clark Expedition Sets Out: Anniversary, 1804

15

Local Newspaper Week
May 15th - May 21st

National Police Week
May 15th - May 21st

United Nations: International Day of Families

Peace Officer Memorial Day

16

NAIA Men's Golf National Championships
May 16th - May 19th

17

70th Cannes Film Festival
May 17th - May 28th

18

International Museum Day

Texas Gulf Coast Press Association Convention
May 18th - May 20th

19

Nascar Day

National Endangered Species Day

National Defense Transportation Day

National Geographic Bee: National Championship

National Bike to Work Day

National Pizza Party Day

Fishing Has No Boundaries
May 19th - May 20th

20

National Safe Boating Week
May 20th - May 26th

Armed Forces Day

National Learn to Swim Day

21

National EMS Week
May 21st - May 27th

National Take Your Parents to the Playground Day

National Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 21st - May 27th

American Red Cross Founded: Anniversary, 1881

National Stationery Show
May 21st - May 24th

22

The French Open
May 22nd - Jun 11th

Canada: Victoria Day

National Maritime Day

National Backyard Games Week
May 22nd - May 29th

Canadian Immigrants' Day

23

International World Turtle Day

NAIA Women's Golf National Championships
May 23rd - May 26th

Senior PGA Championship
May 23rd - May 28th

Canada: Aboriginal Awareness Week
May 23rd - May 26th

24

National Brother's Day

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day

Morse Opens First US Telegraph Line: Anniversary, 1844

25

Red Nose Day

National Wine Day

National Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day

National Missing Children's Day

National Tap Dance Day

NAIA Mens & Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
May 25th - May 27th

Star Wars Released: Anniversary, 1977

26

National Heat Awareness Day

NAIA Division l Softball Championship (Women's College World Series)
May 26th - Jun 1st

27
28

National Hamburger Day

29

Memorial Day

Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day

UN: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Shavuot begins at Sundown

30

First American Daily Newspaper Published: Anniversary, 1783

Indianapolis 500: Anniversary, 1911

31

World No Tobacco Day

Canada: World No-Tobacco Day

Georgia Press Association Annual Convention
May 31st - Jun 3rd



Monthly Events

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Asthma Awareness Month

Fibromyalgia Education & Awareness Month

Gemini, The Twin (5/21-6/21)

Get Caught Reading Month

Gifts from the Garden Month

Global Civility Awareness Month

Haitian Heritage Month

Healthy Vision Month

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month

National Arthritis Awareness Month

National Barbecue Month

National Beef Month

National Better Hearing & Speech Month

National Bike Month

National Family Month®

National Foster Care Month

National Hamburger Month

National Hepatitis Month

National Meditation Month

National Mental Health Month

National Military Appreciation Month

National Osteoporosis Month

National Photo Month

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

National Preservation Month

National Salad Month

National Salsa Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Sweet Vidalia® Month

National Vinegar Month

National Water Safety Month

National Women's Healthcare Week

Older Americans Month

Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month

Ramadan

React Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Weekly Events

Children’s Book Week
May 1st - May 7th

PTA Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1st - May 7th

National Wildflower Week
May 1st - May 7th

Goodwill Industries Week
May 1st - May 7th

Drinking Water Week
May 1st - May 7th

Festivals of Nations
May 4th - May 7th

National Pie Championships
May 5th - May 6th

Chastain Park Spring Arts & Crafts Festival 2017
May 6th - May 7th

Holland Tulip Festival
May 6th - May 14th

National Nurses Week
May 6th - May 12th

Be Kind to Animals Week®
May 7th - May 13th

National Pet Week
May 7th - May 12th

Root Canal Awareness Week
May 7th - May 13th

Canada: National Nursing Week
May 8th - May 14th

National Stuttering Awareness Week
May 8th - May 14th

National Etiquette Week
May 8th - May 12th

Salute to 35+ Moms Week
May 14th - May 20th

Work at Home Moms Week
May 14th - May 20th

National Families Week
May 15th - May 21st

National Police Week
May 15th - May 21st

Local Newspaper Week
May 15th - May 21st

NAIA Men's Golf National Championships
May 16th - May 19th

70th Cannes Film Festival
May 17th - May 28th

Texas Gulf Coast Press Association Convention
May 18th - May 20th

Fishing Has No Boundaries
May 19th - May 20th

National Safe Boating Week
May 20th - May 26th

National Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 21st - May 27th

National Stationery Show
May 21st - May 24th

National EMS Week
May 21st - May 27th

National Backyard Games Week
May 22nd - May 29th

The French Open
May 22nd - Jun 11th

Vehicle Safety Week
May 22nd - May 29th

Senior PGA Championship
May 23rd - May 28th

Canada: Aboriginal Awareness Week
May 23rd - May 26th

NAIA Women's Golf National Championships
May 23rd - May 26th

Canada: Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival
May 24th - May 29th

Kodiak Crab Festival
May 25th - May 29th

NAIA Mens & Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
May 25th - May 27th

NAIA Division l Softball Championship (Women's College World Series)
May 26th - Jun 1st

Cape May Music Festival
May 28th - Jun 15th

Georgia Press Association Annual Convention
May 31st - Jun 3rd

Book Expo America Trade Exhibit
May 31st - Jun 2nd

Daily Events

Keep Kids Alive - Drive 25 Day
May 1st

Law Day
May 1st

Loyalty Day
May 1st

May Day
May 1st

Mother Goose Day
May 1st

New Homeowner’s Day
May 1st

Melanoma Monday
May 1st

School Principals' Day
May 1st

Lei Day
May 1st

National Teacher Day
May 2nd

World Asthma Day
May 2nd

Moon Phase: First Quarter
May 2nd

Canada: World Asthma Day
May 3rd

National Specially-Abled Pets Day
May 3rd

National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
May 3rd

World Press Freedom Day
May 3rd

Garden Meditation Day
May 3rd

National Day of Prayer
May 4th

National Day of Reason
May 4th

International Respect for Chickens Day
May 4th

Star Wars Day
May 4th

Cinco De Mayo
May 5th

Cartoonists Day
May 5th

Kentucky Derby
May 6th

National Nurses Day
May 6th

No Diet Day
May 6th

No Homework Day
May 6th

Free Comic Book Day
May 6th

40th TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour
May 7th

World Red Cross/ Red Crescent Day
May 8th

Canada: World Red Cross Day
May 8th

V-E Day: Anniversary, 1945
May 8th

Reno, Nevada: Anniversay 1868
May 9th

National Bike to School Day
May 10th

National Receptionist Day
May 10th

National Night Shift Workers Day
May 10th

World Lupus Day
May 10th

Moon Phase: Full Flower Moon
May 10th

Irving Berlin: Birth Anniversary, 1888
May 11th

Military Spouse Appreciation Day
May 12th

National Hummus Day
May 13th

National Babysitters Day
May 13th

Mother's Day
May 14th

Lewis & Clark Expedition Sets Out: Anniversary, 1804
May 14th

Peace Officer Memorial Day
May 15th

United Nations: International Day of Families
May 15th

Battle of Champion's Hill: Anniversary, 1863
May 16th

International Museum Day
May 18th

Moon Phase: Third Quarter
May 18th

National Bike to Work Day
May 19th

National Defense Transportation Day
May 19th

National Geographic Bee: National Championship
May 19th

National Endangered Species Day
May 19th

National Pizza Party Day
May 19th

Nascar Day
May 19th

Armed Forces Day
May 20th

Amelia Earhart Atlantic Crossing: Anniversary, 1932
May 20th

Homestead Act: Anniversary, 1862
May 20th

Lindbergh Flight: Anniversary, 1927
May 20th

National Learn to Swim Day
May 20th

Hewlett, William: Birth Anniversary, 1913
May 20th

American Red Cross Founded: Anniversary, 1881
May 21st

National Take Your Parents to the Playground Day
May 21st

National Maritime Day
May 22nd

Canada: Victoria Day
May 22nd

Canadian Immigrants' Day
May 22nd

International World Turtle Day
May 23rd

New York Public Library: Anniversary, 1895
May 23rd

National Taffy Day
May 23rd

Baseball First Played Under Lights: Anniversary, 1935
May 24th

Morse Opens First US Telegraph Line: Anniversary, 1844
May 24th

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day
May 24th

National Brother's Day
May 24th

National Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day
May 25th

Moon Phase: Super New Moon
May 25th

National Missing Children's Day
May 25th

National Tap Dance Day
May 25th

Star Wars Released: Anniversary, 1977
May 25th

National Wine Day
May 25th

Red Nose Day
May 25th

Vietnam & U.S. Resume Relations: Anniversary, 1994
May 26th

National Heat Awareness Day
May 26th

National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
May 26th

Golden Gate Bridge Open: Anniversary, 1937
May 27th

National Hamburger Day
May 28th

Memorial Day
May 29th

Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day
May 29th

UN: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
May 29th

Virginia Plan Proposed: Anniversary, 1787
May 29th

Shavuot begins at Sundown
May 29th

Indianapolis 500: Anniversary, 1911
May 30th

Lincoln Memorial Dedication: Anniversary, 1922
May 30th

First American Daily Newspaper Published: Anniversary, 1783
May 30th

Canada: World No-Tobacco Day
May 31st

World No Tobacco Day
May 31st

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