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Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated every year on his birthday - July 18th. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what…

National Disability Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day celebrates the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This act provides individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities protection from employment discrimination, equal opportunity to…

Olympic Games Paris

The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, is an international multi-sport event from July 26 to August 11 in France. Paris is the main host city.…

International Day of Friendship

The International Day of Friendship is meant to inspire people around the world to build culturally diverse bridges and bring people together through friendship. Click HERE for information and activities.

International Youth Day

The United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 each year to recognize efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society. It also aims to promote…

World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day was launched to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. The elephant is loved, revered and respected by people and cultures around the…

Little League World Series

The Little League World Series, an annual baseball tournament in the United States for children 10 to 12 years of age, takes place from August 14 to August 25 at…

Yukon’s Discovery Day, Canada

Discovery Day is celebrated on the third Monday in August every year in Dawson City, Yukon. This week-long festival, also known as Klondike Gold Discovery Day, celebrates the Yukon's rich history of…

Women’s Equality Day, US

Women’s Equality Day commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution giving women the right to vote.