Astronomical Calendar: Monthly Observances

January ** February ** March

April ** May ** June

July ** August ** September

October ** November ** December

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January

Monthly Observances This Month --

Glaucoma Awareness Month
Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Radon Action Month
National Mentoring Month
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

February

Monthly Observances This Month --

American Heart Month
African American History Month
National African American Read-In
Library Lovers' Month
National Children's Dental Health Month
National Pet Dental Health Month
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

March

Monthly Observances This Month --

"March Roars in Like a Lion and Goes Out Like a Lamb."

Women's History Month
National Reading Month
Music In Our Schools Month
Red Cross Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
National Nutrition Month®
National Frozen Food Month
National Umbrella Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)

April

Monthly Observances This Month --

" April Showers Bring May Flowers !"

Global Astronomy Month
Mathematics Awareness Month
National Frog Month
National Garden Month
School Library Month
National Poetry Month
Month of the Young Child
National Minority Health Month / Minority Cancer Awareness Month
Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month
Alcohol Awareness Month
National Donate Life Month (Organ, eye, and tissue donors)
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Financial Literacy Month
Fair Housing Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)

May

Monthly Observances This Month --

" April Showers Bring May Flowers !"

National Preservation Month
Museums and Galleries Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Food Allergy Action Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month / Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Toddler Immunization Month
Healthy Vision Month
Better Hearing and Speech Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National Bike Month
Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
National Military Appreciation Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Older Americans Month
National Small Business Month
World Trade Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)

June

Monthly Observances This Month --

Men's Health Month
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
National Oceans Month
Great Outdoors Month
Immigrant Heritage Month
National Tire Safety Month

July

Monthly Observances This Month --

African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month
Park and Recreation Month

August

Monthly Observances This Month --

National Immunization Awareness Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Neurosurgery Awareness Month
National Make-A-Will Month
National Back to School Month
Family Meals Month
National Peach Month
Get Acquainted with Kiwifruit Month
National Catfish Month
National Sandwich Month

September

Monthly Observances This Month --

Library Card Sign-up Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
National Preparedness Month
National Recovery Month
National Prostate Health Month (NPHM)
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
Life Insurance Awareness Month
Intergeneration Month
Local Food Month
National Chicken Month (Chick-Hatching Exhibit)
National Mushroom Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)

October

Monthly Observances This Month --

National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)
Polish American Heritage Month
National Reading Group Month
Fire Prevention Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
World Blindness Awareness Month
Polio Awareness Month
Depression Awareness Month
Positive Attitude Month
Children's Health Month
International Walk-to-School Month
Women’s Small Business Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Energy Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
American Pharmacists Month
National NeighborWoods® Month Celebrating Trees in Communities

November

Monthly Observances This Month --

Native American Heritage Month
National Adoption Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month
National Lung Cancer Awareness Month
American Diabetes Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
Long-Term Care Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Career Development Month

December

Monthly Observances This Month --

National Handwashing Awareness Month



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