May National Days and More

Posted by Dori Estabrook on

 May is filled with interesting national and international days. But the most important thing to remember is that May is National Mental Awareness Month and Foster Care Month. While you celebrate Mother’s Day, graduations, and weddings,  let us also remember those suffering from mental illness and children in foster care.


National Mental Health Awareness Month

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

               National Foster Care Month

               National Photography Month

               Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


1st           National Chocolate Parfait Day

               National Lemonade Day

               World Laughter Day

2nd          National Chocolate Truffle Day 

                International Harry Potter Day

3rd           National Teachers Day

4th          Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You

               National Foster Care Day

5th          Cinco de Mayo

6th          National Nurses Day

              National Military Spouse Appreciation Day

7th          Kentucky Derby 

              Free Comic Book Day

8th          Mother’s Day

11th        National “Eat What You Want” Day

              National Receptionist Day

12th        National Nutty Fudge Day

13th        National Apple Pie Day

              Friday the 13th

14th        Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day

15th        National Chocolate Chip Day 

               International Family Day

16th        National Barbeque Day

17th        National Cherry Cobbler Day

              World Baking Day

18th        I Love Reese’s Day

19th        National Devil’s Food Cake Day

20th        Bike to Work Day

21st        National Strawberries and Cream Day

22nd        National Vanilla Pudding Day

24th        National Scavenger Hunt Day

25th        National Wine Day

26th        National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

30th        Memorial Day

31st        National Macaroon Day


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