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Monthly Events

Aquarius, The Water Carrier (1/20-2/18)

Be Kind to Food Servers Month

Canada: Alzheimer Awareness Month

Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster)

Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Get Organized Month

International Creativity Month

National Be On-Purpose Month

National Clean Up Your Computer Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Hobby Month

National Hot Tea Month

National Mentoring Month

National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

National Radon Action Month

National Skating Month

National Soup Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

National Sunday Supper Month

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Oatmeal Month

Ontario: March of Dimes Month

Shape Up US Month

Teen Driving Awareness Month

Western Pacific Hurricane Season

Weekly Events

Diet Resolution Week
Jan 1st - Jan 7th

International Consumer Electronics Show
Jan 5th - Jan 8th

National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan 7th - Jan 22nd

Pennsylvania Farm Show
Jan 7th - Jan 14th

North American International Auto Show
Jan 8th - Jan 22nd

Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show
Jan 13th - Feb 4th

Healthy Weight Week
Jan 16th - Jan 20th

Australia : Australian Open
Jan 16th - Jan 29th

Sugar Awareness Week
Jan 16th - Jan 20th

Canada: Vancouver International Boat Show
Jan 18th - Jan 22nd

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Digital Conference
Jan 19th - Jan 21st

Kentucky Press Association Tradeshow
Jan 19th - Jan 20th

Sundance Film Festival
Jan 19th - Jan 29th

Wyoming Press Association Conference
Jan 19th - Jan 21st

Texas Press 2017: Midwinter Conference & Trade Show
Jan 19th - Jan 21st

Oregon Truffle Festival
Jan 20th - Jan 22nd

Kidfilm® Festival
Jan 21st - Jan 22nd

Sioux Empire Farm Show
Jan 24th - Jan 28th

Zehnder's Snowfest (with Ice and Snow Carving Competitions)
Jan 25th - Jan 30th

Minnesota Press Association Convention
Jan 26th - Jan 27th

Michigan Press Association Annual Convention
Jan 26th - Jan 27th

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Jan 26th - Feb 5th

IFPA Publishers & Manager Summit
Jan 27th - Jan 28th

Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition
Jan 27th - Jan 30th

Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan 27th - Feb 5th

Seattle Boat Show
Jan 27th - Feb 4th

Rolex 24 at Daytona
Jan 28th - Jan 29th

National Catholic Schools Week
Jan 29th - Feb 4th

National Cowboy Poetry Day
Jan 30th - Feb 4th

Daily Events

NHL Winter Classic
Jan 1st

Canada: Polar Bear Swim 2017
Jan 1st

New Year's Day
Jan 1st

Euro Introduced : Anniversary, 1999
Jan 1st

Sugar Bowl
Jan 2nd

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Jan 2nd

55 MPH Speed Limit Anniversary, 1974
Jan 2nd

Rose Bowl
Jan 2nd

Drinking Straw Day
Jan 3rd

Canada: Braille Day
Jan 4th

Pop Music Chart Introduced: Anniversary, 1936
Jan 4th

National Spaghetti Day
Jan 4th

Trivia Day
Jan 4th

World Braille Day
Jan 4th

Twelfth Day (Night)
Jan 5th

National Bird Day
Jan 5th

Three Kings Day
Jan 6th

International Programmers' Day
Jan 7th

Golden Globe Awards
Jan 8th

National JoyGerm Day
Jan 8th

National Clean-Off-Your-Desk Day
Jan 9th

England: Plough Monday
Jan 9th

National Apricot Day
Jan 9th

College Football Playoff Championship Game
Jan 9th

National Save The Eagles Day
Jan 10th

League of Nations Founding: 97th Anniversary
Jan 10th

National Milk Day
Jan 11th

Canada: Sir John A. Macdonald Day
Jan 11th

"Designated Hitter" Rule Adopted: Anniversary, 1973
Jan 11th

National Pharmacist Day
Jan 12th

Haiti Earthquake: Anniversary, 2010
Jan 12th

Moon Phase: Full Wolf Moon
Jan 12th

National Sticker Day
Jan 13th

Ratification Day, U.S., 1784
Jan 14th

National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
Jan 14th

British Museum: Anniversary, 1759
Jan 15th

First Super Bowl: Anniversary, 1967
Jan 15th

National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
Jan 15th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed)
Jan 16th

US Surgeon General Declares Cigarettes Hazardous: Anniversary, 1964
Jan 16th

Civil Service Created: Anniversary, 1883
Jan 16th

PGA of America Founded, 1916
Jan 17th

Benjamin Franklin: Birth Anniversary, 1706
Jan 17th

Moon Phase: Third Quarter
Jan 19th

National Cheese Lover’s Day
Jan 20th

Aquarius, The Water Carrier (1/20-2/18)
Jan 20th

National Hugging Day™
Jan 21st

Kiwanis International Anniversary
Jan 21st

Queen Victoria: Death Anniversary, 1897
Jan 22nd

National Pie Day
Jan 23rd

John Hancock Birth Anniversary, 1737
Jan 23rd

National Handwriting Day
Jan 23rd

Belly Laugh Day
Jan 24th

National Compliment Day
Jan 24th

California Gold Discovery: Anniversary, 1848
Jan 24th

First Winter Olympics: Anniversary, 1924
Jan 25th

First Scheduled Transcontinental Flight: Anniversay, 1959
Jan 25th

First Televised Presidential News Conference: Anniversary, 1961
Jan 25th

National Chocolate Cake Day
Jan 27th

Moon Phase : New Moon
Jan 27th

National Preschool Fitness Day
Jan 27th

UN: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
Jan 27th

Vietnam Peace Agreement Signed: Anniversary, 1973
Jan 27th

National Blueberry Pancake Day
Jan 28th

National Seed Swap Day
Jan 28th

Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion, 1986
Jan 28th

Senior Bowl 2017
Jan 28th

National Puzzle Day
Jan 29th

The Seeing Eye Established: Anniversary, 1929
Jan 29th

Pro Bowl 2017
Jan 29th

National Have Fun at Work Day
Jan 29th

National Croissant Day
Jan 30th

Bubble Wrap® Appreciation Day
Jan 30th

First Social Security Check Issued Anniversary: 1940
Jan 31st

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MiAD Spec Ad Library: January Ad Categories
  • Wedding Services
  • Health, Mind & Body

Campaigns & Classified: 1st Quarter
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Available: 11/20/16
  • Health, Mind & Body
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Available: 11/20/16
  • Weddings
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Ready-to-run Editorial Features
Comprehensive bridal-related editorial, color cover & promotional ads

Health, Mind & Body
Comprehensive health-related editorial, color cover & promotional ads

January Timely Features
Features on specific events, promotional opportunities & seasonal topics to take advantage of in January