It Is May Already! Here Are Your Monthly and Weekly Celebrations for May!

May 1st

Here we are!  All of the Monthly and Weekly Celebrations for the Month of May.  There are some fun ones!

 May Monthly Observances
ALS Awareness Month 
(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) 

American Wetlands Month
APS Awareness Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month 

Borderline Personality Disorder Month 

Brain Tumor Awareness Month 

Building Safety Month
Celiac Awareness Month 
Chip Your Pet Month
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada)
Creative Beginnings Month
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Drum Month
EcoDriving Month
EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) Awareness Month  
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
 Freedom Shrine Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Global Civility Awareness Month
Global Health and Fitness Month 

Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month

Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Home Schooling Awareness Month
Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
International Audit Month 

International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
Lupus Awareness Month 
 
 Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month 

National Barbeque Month
National Better Hearing Month 

National Bike Month 

National Egg Month 

National Foster Care Month 

National Good Car Keeping Month
National Guide Dog Month 

National Hamburger Month 

National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month 

National Inventors Month 

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month
(aka NF Month) 

(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month 

National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month 

National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month 

National Moving Month
National Pet Month
National Osteoporosis Prevention Month
National Photo Month
National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
National Physiotherapy Month 
 
National Preservation Month

National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
(the food)National Service Dog Eye Examination Month  
National Smile Month  

National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Toddler Immunization Month 

National Tuberous Sclerosis Month

National Water Safety Month 
  Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month

National Vinegar Month
National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month 

Older Americans Month
Personal History Month

Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month 
Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month
(5/11-6/15)
React Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Social Security Education Awareness Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month 

Spiritual Literacy Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Teen CEO Month
Tennis Month
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Month  Tourettes Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 – 6/15)
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women’s Health Care Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month
National Family Month
(5/12 to 6/16)


 May Weekly Observances
 
 
Choose Privacy Week: 1-7
Toad Suck Daze: 2-4
Dystonia Awareness Week: 3-11

National Tourism Week: 3-11
Be Kind To Animals Week: 4-10
Children’s Mental Health Week: 4-10 

Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 4-10
Drinking Water Week:
4-10
Flexible Work Arrangement Week:
4-10 
Goodwill Industries Week: 4-10
Kids Win Week: 4-10
NAOSH Week: 4-10
National Alcohol & Drug Related Birth Defects Awareness Week:4-10 
National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week: 4-10

National Correctional Officer’s Week: 4-10
National Family Week: 4-10
National Hug Holiday Week: 4-10National Occupational Safety& Health Day: 4-10 
National Pet Week:
4-10
National Post Card Week: 4-10
National Raisin Week: 4-10
North American Occupational Safety& Health Week: 4-10
PTA Teacher Appreciation Week: 4-10
Public Service Recognition Week:
4-10
Screen-Free Week: 5-11
Spring Astronomy Week: 5-11
Teacher Appreciation Week: 5-9 
Update Your References Week: 5-11
National Wildflower Week: 5-11
Spring Astronomy Week: 5-11
National Nurses Day and Week: 6-12
Universal Family Week: 10-16
Food Allergy Awareness Week: 11-17  National Hospital Week: 11-17
National Nursing Home Week: 11-17

National Police Week: 11-17
National Return To Work Week:
11-17
National Transportation Week: 11-17
National Women’s Health Week:
11-17
Reading is Fun Week: 11-17
Salute to Moms 35+ Week: 11-17
American Craft Beer Week: 12-18  Children’s Book Week: 12-18
National Bike to Work Week: 12-16  

National Dog Bite Prevention Week: 12-17
National Etiquette Week: 12-16
Work At Home Moms Week: 12-18Neuropathy Awareness Week: 13-17
Salvation Army Week: 13-19
Neuropathy Awareness Week: 13-17
National Stuttering Awareness Week: 13-19
National Safe Boating Week: 17-23
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week: 18-24
National New Friends, Old Friends Week: 18-24
World Trade Week: 18-24
National Backyard Games Week: 19-26
National Educational Bosses’ Week: 19-23
National Medical Transcription Week: 19-25
International Coaching Week: 19-25
Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week: 19-25
National Stationery Week: 20-23
Mudbug Madness Week: 22-25
National Polka Weekend: 23-25 
 Old-Time Player Piano Weekend: 23-25 
  Hurricane Preparedness Week: 25-31 

 

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