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International Mother Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd. It is a day to reflect on the importance of our Earth and its life-sustaining ecosystems.

World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day is a day to celebrate and raise awareness about these fascinating flightless birds and their habitats. The date coincides with the annual northward migration of Adelie penguins,…

Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day is an annual event that encourages young people around the world to participate in service projects that benefit their communities, their countries, and the world.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day takes place during National Poetry Month in April. Celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with you, and sharing it with others throughout the day!…

International Dance Day

International Dance Day is celebrated every year on April 29th, the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810) - the creator of modern ballet. The mission is to celebrate and bring people…

International Jazz Day

In 2011, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization officially designated April 30th as International Jazz Day. People and communities from all over the world come together to celebrate…

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's victory over the French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While often mistaken for Mexico's Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo is…

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week in the U.S. is celebrated during the first full week of May each year. It is a time to express gratitude and recognition for the dedication and…

Children’s Book Week in May

During Children's Book Week, bookstores, libraries, and schools participate in various events to celebrate children’s books and the joy of reading. Learn more at

Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day, also called National Teacher Day, falls on the Tuesday of Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank a teacher!