APRIL 2012
1-Sorry Charlie Day- April Fools Day-Poetry and the Creative Mind Day- Reading is Funny- One Cent Day- Palm Sunday
2-Autism Awareness Day- Int'l Children's Book Day- Hans Christian Andersen Bday
3 - Tweed Day - Pony Express Day- World Party Day- Washington Irving Bday- Find a Rainbow Day-Nat'l Chocolate Mousse Day
4 - Nat'l Day of Hope- Children's Day (Taiwan)- Maya Angelou Bday-MLK Assassination - NATO Estab.- Walk Around Things Day
5- Nat'l D.A.R.E. Day- Booker T. Washington Bday- Nat'l Read a Road Map Day
6- Army Day- Good Friday- Passover (6-14)- Tartan Day- Jump Over Things Day
7- No Housework Day- World Health Day- Metric System Anniv.- Tangible Karma Day
8- Easter- Buddha Day- Ponce de Leon Day- Zoo Lovers Day
9 - Easter Monday- Name Yourself Day- Winston Churchill Bday- Jenkins Ear Day- Cherish an Antique Day- Appomattox Day
10 – Safety Pin Day- Equal Pay Day- Nat'l Farm Animals Day- Nat'l Library Workers Day- Salvation Army Founder's Day
11- Barbershop Quartet Day- Nat'l Pet Day- Jackie Robinson Day- World Parkinson's Disease Day
12-D.E.A.R. Drop Everything and Read Day- Beverly Cleary Bday- Walk on the Wild Side Day- Big Wind Day
13- Thomas Jefferson Bday- Scrabble Day
14- Children with Alopecia Day- Dictionary Day-Titantic Struck the Iceberg Anniver.
15 - Income Tax Pay Day (observered 4/16 this year)- McDonald's Day-Leonardo Da Vinci Bday- Take a Wild Guess Day
16- Wilbur Wright's Bday- U.S. Income Tax Filing Deadline
17-Bat Appreciation Day
-Nat'l Haiku Poetry Day- Nat'l Stress Awareness Day-Ford Mustang Day
18- Paul Revere Day- Nat'l Wear Your Pajama's to Work Day- Pet Owner's Day
19- Humorous Day- Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day- Yom HaShoah- High Five Day
20- Husband Appreciation Day- Cuckoo Day- National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day
21 - Kindergarten Day- National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day- Nat'l Teach Your Children to Save Day- Webster Dictionary Published
22- Earth Day- "In God We Trust" Day- Nat'l Jelly Bean Day- Girl Scout Leaders Day
23 - James Buchanan Bday- Homerun Day-Wm Shakespeare Bday- Movie Theatre Day- World Book and Copyright Day
24- Pigs in a Blanket Day- Library of Congress Day
25- Administrative Professionals Day- Red Hat Society Day- Hug a Plumber Day
26 - Hug a Friend Day- Audubon Day- Take Your Daughters to Work Day-Richter Scale Day- Poem in Your Pocket Day
27- Ulysses S. Grant Bday- Nat'l Arbor Day- Tell a Story Day- Babe Ruth Day- Morse Code Day
28- Maryland Statehood- James Monroe Bday- Penguin Day- Poetry Reading Day- Sense of Smell Day- World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
29- Zipper Day-Nat'l Dance Day-Pinhole Photography Day
30- Louisiana Statehood- National Honesty Day- World Healing Day

Weekly Observances
  • Golden RuleWeek: 1-7
  • Holy Week: 1-7
  • International Pooper-Scooper Week: 1-7
  • Laugh at Work Week: 1-7
  • National Blue Ribbon Week: 1-7 (First Full Week) (Child Abuse)
  • National Public Health Week: 1-7
  • National Week of the Ocean: 1-7
  • National Window Safety Week: 1-7
  • Medication Safety Week: 1-7
  • Explore Your Career Options: 2-7
  • The Masters Tournament: 2-8
  • Passover Week: evening of April 6 to the evening of April 14
  • Bat Appreciation Week: 8-14 (2nd Full Week)
  • National Library Week: 8-14
  • National Networking Week: 8-14
  • Orthodox Holy Week: 8-14
  • Pan American Week: 8-14
  • National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: 23-27
  • Consider Christianity Week: 8-14
  • Health Information Privacy and Security Week: 10-16
  • National Animal Control Appreciation Week: 10-16
  • National Park Week: 14-22
  • Coin Week: 15-21
  • Fibroid Awareness Week: 15-21 (Always 3rd Week)
  • National Environmental Education Week: 15-21
  • National Karaoke Week: 15-21
  • National Volunteer Week: 15-21
  • National Pet ID Week: 15-21(Always 3rd Week)
  • National Paperboard Packaging Week: 16-20
  • Cleaning For A Reason Week: 18-23
  • Consumer Awareness Week: 18-23
  • International Whistlers Week: 18-22
  • Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week: 18-23
  • Kentucky Derby Week: 19-5/4
  • National Dance Week: 20-29
  • National & Global Youth Service Days: 20-22
  • Money Smart Week: 21-28
  • Administrative Professionals Week: 22-28
  • National Crime Victims Rights Week: 22-28
  • National Playground Safety Week: 22-28
  • Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week: 22-28
  • Preservation Week: 22-29
  • Sky Awareness Week: 22-28
  • Week of The Young Child: 22-28
  • (Spring) Astronomy Week: 23-29
  • Safe Kids Week: 23-28
  • National Scoop The Poop Week: 24-30
  • Fiddler's Frolic: 26-29
  • Gathering of the Nations PowWow: 26-28
  • National Dream Hotline: 27-29
  • National Pie Championships: 27-29
Monthly Observances
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Month
  • ASPCA Month
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Amateur Radio Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month
  • Cancer Control Month
  • Car Care Month
  • Celebrate Diversity Month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • (International) Cesarean Awareness Month
  • Confederate History Month
  • Couple Appreciation Month
  • Cranberries and Gooseberries Month
  • Defeat Diabetes Month
  • Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
  • Fair Housing Month
  • Financial Literacy Month
  • Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month
  • Frog Month
  • Global Child Nutrition Month
  • Grange Month
  • Grilled Cheese 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
  • Month of the Young Child
  • Month of the Military Child
  • National African American Women's Fitness Month
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Card and Letter Writing Month
  • National Decorating Month
  • National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month
  • National Garden Month
  • National Humor Month
  • National Kite Month
  • National Knuckles Down Month
  • National Landscape Architecture Month
  • National Multiple Birth Awareness Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • National Parkinson's Awareness Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Pet Month
  • National Poetry Month
  • National Sexual Assault Awareness 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
  • Rosacea Awareness Month
  • School Library Media Month
  • Soy Foods Month
  • Straw Hat Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month
  • Women's Eye Health & Safety Month
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
  • World Habitat Awareness Month