Monday, June 2, 2008

June Holidays


June 14th Flag Day
Father's Day
June 21st Summer Solstice

  • Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat-Month
    • "The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is celebrating June as Adopt A Shelter Cat Month to educate people about the wonderful cats and kittens available for adoption at shelters." Source - Click Here For News Release
  • Aphasia Awareness Month (National)
  • Audiobook Month
  • Candy Month
  • Dairy Month (National)
  • Drive Safe Month (National)
  • Firework Safety Month (June - July 4th)
  • Flag Month (National)
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month (National)
  • Gay and Lesbian Pride Month (US)
  • Iced Tea Month (National)
  • People Skills Month (International)
  • Rose Month (National)
  • Safety Month (National)
  • Scleroderma Awareness Month (National)
  • Send A Rose Month
  • Turkey Lovers Month
  • Vision Research Month
  • Zoo and Aquarium Month

First Week of June:

  • Aphasia Awareness Week (National)
  • Fishing Week (National)
  • Headache Awareness Week (National)

Second Week of June:

  • Bathroom Reading Week (National): 2nd week in June
  • Clay Week (National)
  • Headache Awareness Week (National)
  • Hug Week (National)
  • Little League Baseball Week (National)
    • National Little League Baseball Week: "In 1959, on the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Little League Baseball, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed the week beginning the second Monday of June each year to be observed as National Little League Baseball Week with full support of the Congress. The proclamation was made in recognition of Little League's encouragement of young people "to develop a feeling of fair play, community spirit and respect for the discipline of rules and decisions." Source: Little League History, submitted by FLA
  • Men's Health Week (National)
  • National River Cleanup Week – June 7-15, 2008

Third Week of June:

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Fourth Week of June:

  • Camping Week (National)
  • Eye Safety Awareness Week
  • Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week (National)

Other Weekly Observances in June (we're not sure which week):

  • Amateur Radio Week
  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
  • Flag Week (National)
  • Gay Pride Week
  • Hermit Week (National)
  • Small Business Week
  • Step Parents Week
  • Take Your Pet to Work Week
  • U.S. Equestrian Team National Horse Week

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