Busy Busy Busy! October Brings Many Celebrations!

Oct 1st



October Monthly Observances


Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
AIDS Awareness Month
American Cheese Month
American Pharmacist Month 

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Apple Month

Applejack Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bullying Prevention Month 

(World) Blindness Awareness Month

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Children’s Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign

Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month

Clergy Appreciation Month

Computer Learning Month
Cookie Month 
Co-op Awareness Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month 

Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month

Eat Country Ham Month Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair-Improve Your Home Month
Fair Trade Month
Financial Planning Month 
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month  

  German-American Heritage Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month 

Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
International Drum Month 

International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month 

Intergeneration Month

Italian-American Heritage Month
 Long Term Care Planning Month

Lupus Awareness Month
Month of Free Thought

National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
National Caramel Month  

National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month
National Cookbook Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month 

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Diabetes Month
National Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month 

  National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Ergonomics Month 

National Family Sexuality Education Month – Let’s Talk!

National Field Trip Month
National “Gain The Inside Advantage” Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month 

National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Physical Therapy Month

National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin’ Month

National Protect Your Hearing Month 

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month 

National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National RSV Awareness Month 

National Sarcasm Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

National Stamp Collecting Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month 

National Vegetarian Month
 National Window Covering Safety Month 
National Work and Family Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Pear and Pineapple Month 
Photographer Appreciation Month
Pizza Month

Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

Rhubarb Month 
Right Brainers Rule! Month
Sausage Month 

Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month 

Tackling Hunger Month 

Talk About Prescriptions Month
Vegetarian Month
Wishbones for Pets Month

Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Menopause Month
 October Weekly ObservancesUniversal Children’s Week: 1-7
World Dairy Expo: 1-5
No Salt Week: 3-10
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: 4-7

National Storytelling Weekend: 4-6
World Space Week: 4-10
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: 5-6
National Physicians Assistant Week: 6-12
Emergency Nurses Week: 6-12
Fire Prevention Week: 6-12
Great Books Week: 6-12 
Mental Illness Awareness Week: 6-12 

Mystery Series Week: 6-12

National Carry A Tune Week:
National Metric Week: 6-12 

National Work From Home Week: 6-12

Nuclear Medicine Week: 6-12
Customer Service Week: 7-11
Fall Astronomy Week: 7-13
Financial Planning Week: 7-12 
Kids’ Goal Setting Week: 7-11
Spinning & Weaving Week: 7-13 

World Rainforest Week: 7-13
Take Your Medicine Americans Week: 10-16

Great American Beer Festival: 10-12
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week: 13-19 
Earth Science Week: 13-19

Freedom From Bullies Week: 13-19
Getting The World To Beat A Path To Your Door Week: 13-19
National Chestnut Week:
National Food Bank Week: 13-19
Teen Read Week: 13-19
YWCA Week Without Violence: 13-19
National School Lunch Week: 14-18 
YWCA Week Without Violence: 14-20
Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week: 17-24
Freedom of Speech Week: 20-26
Medical Assistants Recognition Week: 20-26
National Character Counts Week: 20-26

National Chemistry Week: 20-26
National Forest Products Week: 20-26 
National Friends of Libraries Week:

National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week: 20-26 
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week:
National Massage Therapy Week: 20-26 
National Respiratory Care Week: 20-26

National Save For Retirement Week: 20-26
Pastoral Care Week: 20-26
Red Ribbon Week: 20-26 
Ally Week: 21-25
Kids Care Week: 21-27
National School Bus Safety Week: 21-25 
National Nuclear Science Week: 21-25
Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week: 24-30
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week: 24-31

World Origami Days: 24-11/11
International Magic Week: 25-31
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week: 27-11/2  

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