May 5, 2010

May Dates

JenniferBy Jennifer Kohel

May Monthly Observances

Family Wellness Month
Get caught reading Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Foster Care Month
National Mental Health Month
National Moving Month
National Smile Month
National Stroke awareness Month
Older American’s Month
Women’s Health Care Month

May Weekly Observances

Be Kind to Animals Week May 2-May 8
National Family Week May 2-May 8
National Nurses Day and Week May 6-May 12
Reading is Fun Week May 9-May 15
EMS(Emergency Medical Services) Week May 17-May 23
National Safe Boating Week May 22-May 28

May Daily Observances

Kentucky Derby May 1
World Laughter Day May 2 (First Sunday in May)
National Teacher Day May 4
Childhood Stroke Awareness Day May 5
Cinco de Mayo May 5
Best daughter’s Birthday May 6
National Day of Prayer May 6
Child care Provider Day May 7(Friday before Mother’s day)
World Red Cross Day May 8
Birthmother’s Day May 8(Sat. before Mother’s day)
Mother’s Day May 9
Receptionists Day May 12
Armed Forces Day May 15(3rd Saturday in May)
Preakness Stakes May 15
NASCAR Day May 16
Neighbor Day May 23
National Missing Children’s Day May 25
Indianapolis 500 May 30
Memorial Day May 30(Traditional)
Memorial Day May 31(Observed)

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