April 2017 Holidays And Celebrations

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APRIL MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Child Abuse Awareness Month
National Cannabis Awareness Month
National Fair Housing Month
International Guitar Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Lawn and Garden Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Couple Appreciation Month
National Decorating Month
National Fresh Celery Month
National Garden Month
National Humor Month
National Landscape Architecture Month
National Inventor’s Month
National Jazz Appreciation Month
National Soft Pretzel Month
National Soy Foods Month
National Straw Hat Month
National Poetry Month
National Pecan Month
National Welding Month
Records and Information Management Month
Scottish American Heritage Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month
National Safe Digging Month

APRIL WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Testicular Cancer Awareness Week, April 1-7 (aka Get A Grip Day!)
International Tree Climbing Days, April 2-3 (Moved from March)
Bat Appreciation Week, April 2-8 (First Full Week)
National Blue Ribbon Week, April 2-8 (First Full Week) (Child Abuse)
National Public Health Week, April 2-8 (First Full Week)
National Window Safety Week, April 2-8 (First Full Week)
Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, April 9-15 (Second Full Week)
Spring Astronomy Week, April 9-15 (Always has Spring Astronomy Day)
National Library Week, April 9-15 (Second Full Week)
National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) Week, April 9-15 (Always Second Full Week in April)
National Student Employment Week, April 9-15 (Always the Second Full Week)
National Animal Control Appreciation Week, April 9-15 (Second Full Week)
Global Youth Service Days, April 14-16 (Third Weekend)
Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week, April 16-22 (Third Week)
Coin Week, April 16-22 (Third Full Week)
National Pet ID Week, April 16-22 (Always Third Week)
Interstate Mullet Toss, April 28-30 (Last Full Weekend)
National Dream Hotline, April 28-30 (Last Weekend)
National and Global Youth Service Days, April 28-30 (Last Weekend)
Administrative Professionals Week, April 23-29 (Last Full Week)
Air Quality Awareness Week, April 23-29 (Last Week)
Bedbug Awareness Week, April 23-29 (Last Week)
Fibroid Awareness Week, April 23-29 (Always the Fourth Week)
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 23-29 (Last Full Week)
National Princess Week, April 23-29 (Always Last Full Week)
Sky Awareness Week, April 23-29 (Last Full Week)

APRIL NATIONAL DAYS

APRIL 1
April Fools Day
National One Cent Day
National Sourdough Bread Day
National Love Our Children Day – First Saturday In April

APRIL 2
World Autism Awareness Day
International Children’s Book Day
National Ferret Day
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
National Reconciliation Day

APRIL 3
National Chocolate Mousse Day
National Find a Rainbow Day
National Tweed Day

APRIL 4
International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day
National Hug a Newsperson Day
National School Librarian Day
National Walk Around Things Day
SAAM Day of Action – First Tuesday in April

APRIL 5
National Caramel Day
National Deep Dish Pizza Day
National Go For Broke Day
National Raisin and Spice Bar Day
National Read a Road Map Day
National Walking Day – First Wednesday in April
Childhelp National Day of Hope – First Wednesday in April

APRIL 6
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
National Caramel Popcorn Day
National Sorry Charlie Day
National Student-Athlete Day
National Tartan Day
National Teflon Day
National Alcohol Screening Day – Thursday of First Full Week in April

APRIL 7
World Health Day
Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide
National Beer Day #NationalBeerDay
National Coffee Cake Day
National No Housework Day

APRIL 8
International Romani Day
National All is Ours Day
National Empanada Day
National Zoo Lovers Day

APRIL 9
National Cherish an Antique Day
National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day
National Name Yourself Day
National Winston Churchill Day

APRIL 10
National Cinnamon Crescent Day
National Encourage a Young Writer Day
National Farm Animals Day
National Siblings Day #NationalSiblingsDay

APRIL 11
National Barbershop Quartet Day
National Cheese Fondue Day
National Eight Track Tape Day
National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
National Submarine Day
National Library Workers Day – Tuesday of National Library Week

APRIL 12
National Big Wind Day
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
National Licorice Day
National Bookmobile Day – Wednesday of National Library Week

APRIL 13
National Peach Cobbler Day
National Scrabble Day
National Thomas Jefferson Day
National Support Teen Literature Day – Thursday of National Library Week

APRIL 14
National Dolphin Day
National Equal Pay Day
National Ex-Spouse Day
National Pan American Day
National Pecan Day
National Reach as High as You Can Day

APRIL 15
National Glazed Spiral Ham Day
National Rubber Eraser Day
National Take a Wild Guess Day
National Titanic Remembrance Day
National Auctioneers Day – Third Saturday in April

APRIL 16
National Orchid Day
National Bean Counter Day
National Eggs Benedict Day
National Healthcare Decisions Day
National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #PJDay

APRIL 17
National Tax Day #TaxDay – Changes Annually
World Hemophilia Day
National Bat Appreciation Day
National Cheeseball Day
National Ellis Island Family History Day
National Haiku Poetry Day

APRIL 18
National Animal Crackers Day
National Columnists’ Day
National Lineman Appreciation Day

APRIL 19
National Amaretto Day
National Garlic Day
National Hanging Out Day
National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day

APRIL 20
National Cheddar Fries Day
National Lima Bean Respect Day
National Lookalike Day #NationalLookalikeDay
National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day
National High Five Day – Third Thursday in April
Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay – Third Thursday of Each Quarter

APRIL 21
National Yellow Bat Day
National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day
National Kindergarten Day

APRIL 22
International Mother Earth Day
National Earth Day
National Girl Scout Leader’s Day
National Jelly Bean Day

APRIL 23
World Book and Copyright Day
English Language Day
National Cherry Cheesecake Day
National Lost Dogs Awareness Day
National Picnic Day #NationalPicnicDay
National Take a Chance Day
National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

APRIL 24
World Day for Laboratory Animals
National Pigs in a Blanket Day

APRIL 25
World Malaria Day
National DNA Day
National East Meets West Day
National Hug a Plumber Day
National Telephone Day
National Zucchini Bread Day

APRIL 26
World Intellectual Property Day
National Audubon Day
National Help a Horse Day
National Kids and Pets Day
National Pretzel Day
National Richter Scale Day
National Administrative Professionals’ Day – Wednesday of Last Full Week in April

APRIL 27
National Babe Ruth Day
National Prime Rib Day
National Tell a Story Day
National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day – Fourth Thursday in April

APRIL 28
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
National Superhero Day #NationalSuperheroDay
National Blueberry Pie Day
National Brave Hearts Day
National Great Poetry Reading Day
Workers Memorial Day
National Arbor Day – Last Friday in April
National Hairball Awareness Day – Last Friday in April

APRIL 29
Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare
International Dance Day
National Peace Rose Day
National Shrimp Scampi Day
National Zipper Day
National Sense of Smell Day – Last Saturday in April
National Rebuilding Day – Last Saturday in April
National Pool Opening Day – Last Saturday in April

APRIL 30
International Jazz Day
National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
National Bugs Bunny Day
National Hairstylist Appreciation Day
National Honesty Day
National Kiss of Hope Day
National Oatmeal Cookie Day
National Raisin Day
National Sarcoidosis Day
National Pet Parents Day – Last Sunday in April

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