May 2017
Featured Events

Women's Health Care Month 
Older Americans Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month

Food Safety Tip
When carrying food to another location, keep it cold to minimize bacterial growth. Use an insulated cooler with sufficient ice or ice packs to keep the food at 40 °F or below. Pack food right from the refrigerator into the cooler immediately before leaving home.
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Monthly Events

Women's Health Care Month 
Older Americans Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Heal the Children Month
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Mental Health Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage
Haitian Heritage Month
Latino Books Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
National Asparagus Month

National Artisan Gelato Month 
National Barbecue Month
National Beef Month
National Egg Month
National Hamburger Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
National Strawberry Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Vinegar Month
National Bike Month
National Meditation Month
National Photo Month
National Smile Month (May 15 - June 15)
Clean Air Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Family Month 
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Weekly Events

1-7 National Raisin Week
1-7 Turnoff Week
1-7 National Herb Week
4-7 Festival of Nations
6-13 National Doughnut Week
7-13 Goodwill Industries Week
7-13 Be Kind to Animals Week®
7-13  National Pet Week
7-13  Hurricane Preparedness Week
7-13 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week
14-20 National Women's Health Week
14-20 Food Allergy Awareness Week

14-20 National Nursing Home Week

15-19 National Bike to Work Week
15-21 National Vegetarian Week
20-26 National Safe Boating Week
20-30 International Pickle Week
23–30 National Backyard Games Week

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday


Executive Coaching Day,  May Day; Melanoma Monday 2 Natl Truffles Day National Specially-Abled Pets Day, UN World Press Freedom Day 
4  National Orange Juice Day

 5  Cinco de Mayo;  National Hoagie Day, AMA founded (1847); School Lunch Hero Day
No Homework Day, International No Diet Day; Bike to School; National Nurses Day; Join Hands Day
 7  National Roast Leg of Lamb Day;  Lemonade Day
 World Red Cross Day; World Ovarian Cancer Day
9  National Teacher Day

10   National Shrimp ; Bike to School Day; National School Nurse Day; National Clean Up Your Room Day; National Lipid Day
11 Eat What You Want Day, Minnesota, 32nd State; Donate a Day’s Wage to Charity; National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day 12  Child Care Provider Day; Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day; International Nurses Day; Military Spouse Appreciation Day  


13   National Fruit Cocktail Day; Natl Apple Pie DayLetter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive”Animal Disaster Preparedness   
14  Natl Buttermilk Biscuit Day; Mother's Day
15  International Day of Families; National Chocolate Chip Day; Ntl Women's Check-up Day

16  Natl Coquilles St. Jacques Day; National Love a Tree Day

17   UN World Telecommunications Day, World Hypertension Day National Walnut Day 18   Intl Museum Day; National Cheese Soufflé Day; National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day; National No Dirty Dishes Day; National Visit Your Relatives Day; National Hummus Day 19  National Devil's Food Cake Day; Natl Bike to Work Day; National Endangered Species Day; National Pizza Party Day; Food Revolution Day 20 Weights & Measures Day,  Pick Strawberries Day;  National Quiche Lorraine Day   21  World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development; Natl Waitstaff Day
22 United Nations: International Day for Biological Diversity; Natl Maritime Day; National Vanilla Pudding Day 23  National Taffy Day
24 Brother’s Day;
Natl Escargot Day; National Scavenger Hunt Day; Emergency Medical Services for Children
25  National Missing Children's Day; Natl Brown-Bag-It Day; Red Nose Day; National Wine Day 26  National Cherry Dessert Day; National Blueberry Cheesecake Day;  Heat Safety Awareness Day; National Don’t Fry Day   27  Natl Grape Popsicle

 28 National Brisket Day; National Hamburger Day

 29   Intl Day of United Nations Peacekeepers;  Wisconsin, 30th State; National Coq Au Vin Day; Memorial Day Observed  30 National Mint Julep Day   31 National Senior Health & Fitness Day®;  National Macaroon Day;  UN  World No Tobacco Day; World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis)  

The holidays and events listed in the calendar come from numerous resources, such as:
United States Department of Agriculture; Food and Drug Administration; Presidential Declaration; Federal, State
 or City Governments; Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Food Associations; American Medical Association; Medical Affiliations;
Private Organizations and Companies; Retail Promotions

The events have been verified. However, you should confirm the dates before making plans. Some events may vary from one
state to another. Visit our web sites for more ideas.
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Jake and Sandra

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