Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Finally, it’s warmer!!! Barbecues, Memorial Day celebrations and the end of school is 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 1-31 – National Bike Month
May 2 – Great American Grump Out
May 3- National Day of Reason
May 3 – National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
May 4 – International Respect For Chickens Day
May 4 - No Pants Day
May 5 – Bonza Bottler Day
May 5 – Free Comic Book Day
May 5 – Join Hands Day
May 6 – No Diet Day
May 6 – No Homework Day
May 7 – Melanoma Monday
May 8 – No Socks Day
May 9 – National Receptionists Day
May 10 - World Lupus Day
May 11 – Eat What You Want Day
May 12 - International Migratory Bird Day
May 12 – National Babysitters 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 From Capistrano Day
May 30 – Hug Your Cat Day

All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2012 Edition.

-- Brandon Digwood