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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day is a day to celebrate and encourage KINDNESS. Teach Kindness in Your Classroom

Presidents’ Day

Presidents' Day, celebrated annually on the third Monday in February, honors all the presidents who have served in the United States.

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is a global initiative to promote social justice, equality, and human rights for all people. The day emphasizes the need for fair and inclusive societies,…

International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day promotes awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Information & Resources

Desert Festival, India

The 3-day Jaisalmer Desert Festival looks at the desert culture of India. It features camel races, polo matches, puppeteers, jugglers, men with long mustaches, turban-tying competitions, and locals wearing colorful…

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day is celebrated by Girl Scouts all over the world. The goal is to bring children together from all over the world to celebrate international friendships, raise money…

Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival traditionally marks the end of the Chinese New Year Spring Festival period, celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month.


Dragobete is a Romanian holiday that celebrates the beginning of spring, plus love and romance (Romanian St. Valentine’s Day).

International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day raises awareness about the conservation challenges facing polar bears and their Arctic habitats. The day encourages efforts to address climate change and protect the environment to…

Leap Day

A Leap Day, February 29, is added to the calendar during leap years. This extra day makes the year 366 days long.