August – 2014 – Celebrations

Aug 1st
August Monthly Observances

Admit You’re Happy Month 

American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month

American Indian Heritage Month 
(See also November)
American History Essay Contest
(8/1 – 12/15) 
Black Business Month
Bystander Awareness Month

Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Child Support Awareness Month

Children’s Vision & Learning Month
Family Fun Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Happiness Happens Month

Motor Sports Awareness Month
National Breastfeeding Month

National Catfish Month

National Goat Cheese Month
National Golf Month
 National Immunization Awareness Month 
National Panini Month
National Picnic MonthNational Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Traffic Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month 

National Water Quality Month

National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Peach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Romance Awareness MonthTomboy Tools Month
Water Quality Month
 What Will Be Your Legacy Month
World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month



August Weekly Observances
International Tree Climbing Days: 1-5  (First Weekend)International Clown Week: 1-7
Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7
World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7
Assistance Dog Week: 3-9  (Second Week That Starts on the First Sunday)
Exercise With Your Child Week: 3-9
Knights of Columbus Family Week: 3-9

National Farmers’ Market Week: 3-9 
National Fraud Awareness Week: 3-9 
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)Old Fiddler’s Week: 3-9Single Working Women’s Week: 3-9
(Always on the week that has 8/4 in it. Some years it begins in July.)Stop on Red Week: 3-9
Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 4-8
Rock for Life Week: 4-7
National Bargain Hunting Week: 4-10  (First Mon.-Sun Week)
Psychic Week: 4-8 
  (First full week)
Sturgis Rally: 4-10
National Hobo Week: 8-11

Gay Games: 9-16
National Scrabble Week: 9-13
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 10-16  (Always 2nd Week)National Resurrect Romance Week: 10-16 (2nd  Full Week)Elvis Week: 11-17  LinkWeird Contest Week: 11-15 (Second Week)Little League Baseball World Series: 14-24
National Aviation Week: 15-21  (Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on  19th)
Minority Enterprise Development Week: 18-24

National Chuck Wagon Races: 23-31
National Safe at Home Week: 24-30 (Last M-F Week)
 Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31


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