Our Calendar

May

Birth Flower – Lily of the Valley
May Weekly Celebrations and Observances:
Family Week, Tourism Week, Nurses’ Week, Postcard Week, National Police Week, National Etiquette Week, Wildflower Week, Pickle Week, National Safe Boating Week, National Pet Week, Emergency Medical Services Week, Be Kind to Animals Week, Friends Week, Poetry Week, National Teacher Appreciation Week
May Monthly Celebrations and Observances:
Older American’s Month, BBQ Month, Bike Month, Steelmark Month,  Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Barbecue Month, Better Hearing and Speech Month, Better Sleep Month, Breathe Easy Month and Clean Air Month, Creative Beginnings Month, Flower Month, Get Caught Reading Month, Graduation Month, Month of Mary, National Bike Month, National Book Month, National Egg Month, National Family Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Prom Graduation, Safety Month, National Salad Month, National Scholarship Month, National Sight-Saving Month, Older American’s Month, School’s Out, Skin Cancer Awareness Month
May Day    May 1
Mother Goose Day May 1
Save The Rhino Day May 1
Law Day May 1
Loyalty Day (Display U.S. Flag) May 1
Brother and Sisters Day May 2
*Tuba Day (Observed the 1st Friday In May) May 4
National Teacher’s Day (Observed Tuesday in the first full week of May)  May
Cinco De Mayo     May 5
UN-Mother’s Day May 5
Bonza Bottler Day May 5
*National Day of Prayer (Observed the 1st Thursday in May)  May
Nurses Day    May 6
Clergy Appreciation Day May 6
Midwives Day May 6
No Socks Day May 8
V.E. Day May 8
*Mother’s Day ~  (Observed the second Sunday in May) May
*Migratory Bird Day May 12
Eat What You Want Day May 11
National Mole Day May 15
Hug Your Cat Day May 15
Peace Officers Memorial Day a.k.a. Police Memorial Day (Display Flag at half staff) May 15
*National Defense Transportation Day 3rd Friday in May
*Armed Forces Day (Observed the 3rd Saturday in May) May
International Museum Day May 18
*Victoria Day (Canada ~ Queen Victoria’s Birthday (24th actual) (Celebrated the first Monday precedes May 25th) May
*Ascension Day (Celebrated Thursday, 39 days following Easter) May
National Maritime Day (Display U.S. Flag) May 22
World Turtle Day May 23
Mesmerism Day May 23
Labour Day – Jamaica May 25
Neighbor Day May 26
*Memorial Day ~ (Observed the last Monday in May since 1971) May
Return of the Slugs Day May 28
*Ascension Day ~  (Celebrated 39 days following Easter) April/May
Memorial Day (Actual) (a.k.a Decoration Day) May 30
World No Tobacco Day May 31

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