Thursday, September 1, 2011

September 2011 month-long celebrations

September is a quiet month, with kids back in school and few major holidays. Spice up the month by choosing a cause or holiday from the following list of September celebrations. Events are listed alphabetically, with descriptive words such as "National" and "World" omitted.

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days

Animal Remembrance Month
Arthritis Month
Atrial Fibrillation Month
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Baby Safety Month

Backpack Safety America Month
Be Kind to Writers and Editors Month
Better Breakfast Month
Biscuit Month
Blueberry Popsicle Month
California Wine Month
Campus Safety Awareness Month
CDC Fruit of the Month - Figs
CDC Vegetable of the Month - Chili Peppers
Chicken Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Injury Prevention Month
Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Children's Good Manners Month
Cholesterol Education Month
Classical Music Month
Coastal Cleanup Month
College Savings Month
Coupon Month
Courtesy Month

Disaster Preparedness Month
DNA, Geonomics and Stem Cell Education Month
Emergency Preparedness Month
Ethnic Foods Month
Fall Hat Month
Food Allergy Awareness Month
Food Safety Education Month
Fruits and Veggies - More Matters Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
Grandparents Month

Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-Fat Pizza Bake Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
Happy Cat Month
Head Lice Prevention Month
Healthy Aging Month

Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15th to October 15th
Home Furnishings Month
Honey Month
Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month - September 5th to October 5rh
ITP Awareness Month
KaBOOM! Play Day
Latino Nutrition Month - September 15th to October 15th
Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Literacy Month
Marriage Health Month
Million Minute Family Challenge - September 1st to December 31st
Mold Awareness Month
Mushroom Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
One-on-One Month
Organic Harvest Month
Osteopathic Medicine Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Papaya Month
Pediculosis Prevention Month
People Skills Month
Piano Month
Pink Flamingo Month
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Potato Month
Preparedness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Read a New Book Month
Recovery Month
Rice Month
Save the Tiger Month
School Success Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self-Awareness Month
Self-Improvement Month
Senior Pet Health Care Month
Sewing Month

Shameless Promotion Month
Sickle Cell Month
Skin Care Awareness Month
Sports and Home Eye Health and Safety Month
Square Dancing Month
Strategic Thinking Month
Subliminal Communications Month
Update Your Resume Month
Volunteer for REALTOR Association Service Month
Whole Grains Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women's Friendship Month

Yoga Awareness Month

If you know of other month-long celebrations that should be included in this list, please provide info in the Comments section below. Happy September!

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