April 2018 Monthly, Weekly and Food Celebrations

 April 2018

Monthly Holidays

Adopt A Ferret Month

Adopt A Greyhound Month

Atlanta Food & Wine Month


Alcohol Awareness Month

Amateur Radio Month

Autism Acceptance Month

Cancer Control Month

Car Care Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

(International) Cesarean Awareness Month

Community Spirit Days (1-30)

Confederate History Month

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Defeat Diabetes Month

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Emotional Overeating Awareness Month

Fair Housing Month

Financial Literacy Month

Frog Month

Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month

Global Astronomy Month

Global Child Nutrition Month

Grange Month

Holy Humor Month

Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)

Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor Than March)

Informed Women Month

International Customer Loyalty Month

International Guitar Month

International Twit Award Month

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Keep America Beautiful 

Library Snapshot Month

Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Young Child

Move More In April 

National Autism Awareness Month

National Cancer Control Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Card and Letter Writing Month

National Decorating Month

National Exchange Club – Child Abuse Prevention Month

National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month

National Donate Life Month

National Facial Protection Month

National Garden Month

National Heartworm Awareness Month

National Humor Month

National Kite Month

National Knuckles Down Month

National Landscape Architecture Month

National Lawn Care Month

National Minority Health Month

National Multiple Birth Awareness Month

National Occupational Therapy Month

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

National Pest Management Month

National Pet Month

National Poetry Month

National Rebuilding Month

National Safe Digging Month

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Note: Sarcoidosis Day is August 29

Nationally Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Month

National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

National Social Security Month 

National Welding Month

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month

Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Physical Wellness Month

Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month 

Records and Information Management Month

Rosacea Awareness Month

School Library Media Month

Straw Hat Month

Stress Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Women Helping Women Heal Month

Workplace Conflict Awareness Month

World Habitat Awareness Month

World Landscape Architecture Month

Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month


Weekly Celebrations

APAWS Pooper Scooper  Week: 1-7

Bat Appreciation Week: 1-7 (First Full Week)

Golden Rule Week: 1-7

Laugh at Work Week: 1-7

Medication Safety Week: 1-7

National Blue Ribbon Week:  1-7  (First Full Week)  (Child Abuse)

National Public Health Week:  1-7  (First Full Week)

National Window Safety Week:   1-7 (First Full Week)

Testicular Cancer Awareness Week: 1-7 (aka Get A Grip Day!)

World Hula Week: 1-7 (Begins on Easter Sunday)

Explore Your Career Options: 2-7

Hate Week: 4-10

Mule Day: 5-8

The Masters Tournament: 5-8

Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting: 7-8

National Dental Hygienest Week: 7-13

National Robotics Week: 7-15

Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week: 8-14 (2nd Full Week)

National Dog Bite Prevention Week:8-14   (2nd Full Week)

National Crime Victims Rights Week: 8-14

National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) Week: 8-14 (Always 2nd Full Week in April)

National Student Employment Week: 8-14 (Always the 2nd Full Week)

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week: 8-15

Pan American Week:  8-14 (Always includes the 14th)

Undergraduate Research Week: 8-14    (Always has 11th in it)

American Indian Awareness Week:  9-13

National Library Week: 9-15  (2nd Full Week)

National Occupational Health Nursing Week: 9-15

National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: 9-13

International Wildlife Film Week: 14-22

Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week: 15-21  (3rd Week)

National Coin Week: 15-21 ( 3rd  Full Week)

National Karaoke Week: 15-21

National Pet ID Week: 15-21 (Always 3rd Week)

National Paperboard Packaging Week: 15-21 (Always includes Earth Day 4/22)

National Volunteer Week: 15-22

Spring Astronomy Week: 16-22 (Always has Spring Astronomy Day)

Week of The Young Child: 16-20

American Quilters Society Week: 18-24

Cleaning For A Reason Week: 18-24

Consumer Awareness Week: 18-23

Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week: 18-23

AFRMA (Fancy Rat & Mouse) Days: 27-29

National Dance Week: 20-28 (Includes  April 26 which is Dance Day )

Global Youth Service Days: 20-22 (3rd Weekend)

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW): 21-28

Money Smart Week: 21-28

National Park Week: 21-29

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week: 22-28

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week:22-28   (Last Full Week)

Administrative Professionals Week: 22-28 (Last Full Week)

Air Quality Awareness Week: 22-28   (Last Week)

Bedbug Awareness Week: 22-28  (Last Week)

Fibroid Awareness Week: 22-28  (Always 4th  Week)

International Dark Sky Week: 22-28

National Princess Week:22-28  (Always Last Full Week)

National Infertility Awareness Week: 22-28

Preservation Week:22-28  (re: Libraries)

Sky Awareness Week: 22-28   (Last Full Week)

National Environmental Education Week: 23-29 

National Playground Safety Week: 23-27

National Scoop The Poop Week: 24-30

World Immunization Week: 24-30

International Mariachi Week: 25-31

National Tattoo Week: 25-30

Fiddler’s Frolic: 26-29

Gathering of the Nations Powwow: 26-28

Interstate Mullet Toss:  27-29 (Last Full Weekend)

National Dream Hotline:  27-29 (Last Weekend)

National & Global Youth Service Days:  27-29 (Last Weekend)

National Small Business Week: 29-5/5

Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week) : 30-5/6

Food Celebrations

National BLT Sandwich Month

National Florida Tomato Month

National Garlic Month

National Grilled Cheese Month

National Soft Pretzel Month

National Soy Foods Month

National Bake Week Begins First Monday

National Egg Salad Week Second Week

Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day is the third Saturday in April

National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day, Easter Sunday (March or April)

April 1

National Sourdough Bread Day

April 2

National Peanut Butter And Jelly Day

April 3

National Chocolate Mousse Day

April 4

International Carrot Day –

National Cordon Bleu Day

National Ramen Noodle Day

April 5

National Caramel Day

National Deep Dish Pizza Day*

National Raisin and Spice Bar Day

April 6

International Carbonara Day

National Caramel Popcorn Day

New Beers Eve Day

April 7

National Coffee Cake Day

National Beer Day

National Burrito Day

World Health Day

April 8

National Empanada Day

April 9

Chinese Almond Cookie Day

National Gin & Tonic Day

April 10

National Cinnamon Crescent (Croissant) Day

April 11

National Cheese Fondue Day

April 12

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

National Licorice Day

April 13

National Peach Cobbler Day

April 14

National Pecan Day

April 15

National Glazed Spiral Ham Day

April 16

National Eggs Benedict Day

Day of the Mushroom

April 17

National Cheese Ball Day

Healthy Kids Day

World Malbec Day

April 18

Animal Crackers Birthday / National Animal Cracker Day.

Raw Milk Appreciation Day

April 19

Garlic Day

National Amaretto Day

National Rice Ball Day

April 20

National Pineapple Upside- Down Cake Day

Lima Bean Respect Day

April 21

Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day

April 22

National Jelly Bean Day

April 23

National Cherry Cheesecake Day

National English Muffin Day

National Picnic Day

April 24

National Pigs-In-A-Blanket Day

National Sauvignon Blanc Day

April 25

National Crotilla Day

National Zucchini Bread Day

April 26

National Pretzel Day

April 27

National Prime Rib Day

April 28

National Blueberry Pie Day

April 29

National Shrimp Scampi Day

April 30

National Oatmeal Cookie Day

National Raisin Day

Celebration lists and information are sourced from the following websites: 

www.brownielocks.com; www.holidayinsights.com; www.thenibble.com; www.foodimentary.com and www.verseoftheday.com

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