Astronomical Calendar: Monthly Observances

January ** February ** March

April ** May ** June

July ** August ** September

October ** November ** December

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Monthly Observances This Month --

Glaucoma Awareness Month
National Braille Literacy Month
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Folic Acid Awareness Month
National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
National Radon Action Month
National Mentoring Month / National Thank You to Mentors Month
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Get Organized Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

American Heart Month
AMD / Low Vision Awareness Month
African American History Month
National African American Read-In
Library Lovers' Month
Career and Technical Education Month® / CTE Month®
National Children's Dental Health Month
Hot Breakfast Month
National Pet Dental Health Month
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
National Time Management Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

"March Roars in Like a Lion and Goes Out Like a Lamb."
(Origin: Constellations Leo the Lion & Aries the Ram)

Women's History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
National Reading Month
National Reading Awareness Month / Read Aloud Month
National March Into Literacy Month
Music In Our Schools Month
Red Cross Month
Social Work Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Brain Injury Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
National Sleep Awareness Month
National Nutrition Month®
National Frozen Food Month
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
National Umbrella Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)


Monthly Observances This Month --

" April Showers Bring May Flowers !"

Global Astronomy Month
Global Citizen Science Month
Mathematics & Statistics Awareness Month
National Frog Month
National Garden Month
School Library Month
Drop Everything and Read Month
National Poetry Month
Amateur Radio Month
Public Radio Music Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
Month of the Young Child
Month of the Military Child
Women's Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month
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 Home Inspection Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)
National Car Care Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

" April Showers Bring May Flowers !"

National Preservation Month
Museums and Galleries Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Teacher Appreciation Month
National Radio 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
Lupus Awareness 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
Good Car Keeping Month
National Military Appreciation Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
National Missing Children’s Month
Older Americans Month
National Home Improvement Month
National Small Business Month
World Trade Month
National Kite Month (April; plus in some years: some days in March and May)


Monthly Observances This Month --

Men's Health Month
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
National Dairy Month
National Oceans Month / World Oceans Month
Great Outdoors Month
Camping Month
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
Immigrant Heritage Month
National Tire Safety Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

National Dry Eye Awareness Month
African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month
Lakes Appreciation Month
Park and Recreation Month
Military Consumer Protection Month
Independent Retailer Month
National Ice Cream Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

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


Monthly Observances This Month --

Library Card Sign-up Month
National Literacy Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International Ozone Month
National Preparedness Month
National Substance Abuse & Opioid Recovery Month
National Prostate Health Month (NPHM)
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
Life Insurance Awareness Month
Intergeneration Month
Youth Soccer Month
Better Breakfast Month
Local Food Month
National Chicken Month (Chick-Hatching Exhibit)
National Mushroom Month
Military Opportunities Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)
Cat Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

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


Monthly Observances This Month --

"Winter Remembers What Happened in November"

Native American Heritage Month
National Family Literacy Month
Manatee Awareness 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
World Vegan Month
National Career Development Month


Monthly Observances This Month --

National Handwashing Awareness Month

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