Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Finally, it’s warm! Barbecues, Memorial Day celebrations and the end of school are all just ahead…along with pollen, bee stings and poison ivy. As you take the good with the bad, check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:

May 1 – Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25 Day

May 1 – Mother Goose Day

May 2 – Melanoma Monday

May 3 – National Two Different Colored Shoes Day

May 4 – Great American Grump Out

May 4 – International Respect For Chickens Day

May 5 – Bonza Bottler Day

May 5 – National Day of Reason

May 6 – No Diet Day

May 6 – No Homework Day

May 6 - No Pants Day

May 7 – Free Comic Book Day

May 7 – Join Hands Day

May 7 – National Babysitters Day

May 8 – No Socks Day

May 10 - World Lupus Day

May 11 – Eat What You Want Day

May 11 – National Receptionists Day

May 13 – Blame Someone Else Day

May 14 - International Migratory Bird Day

May 14 – Underground America Day

May 18 – International Museum Day

May 18 – Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day

May 21 – “I Need A Patch for That” Day

May 23 – International World Turtle Day

May 25 – Towel Day

May 28 – Slugs Return Form Capistrano Day

All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2011 Edition.

--by Brandon Digwood