Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 2012 month-long celebrations

Along with May flowers come many celebrations - something to suit your every mood, to satisfy your hunger, to fulfill your desire to do good in the world.

Celebrations are listed in alphabetical order, with words such as "National," "International," and "World" left off. To find, say, Strawberry Month, simply scroll to "S." (No need to wonder if it's listed under "N" for National Strawberry Week or "W" for World Strawberry Week.)

ALS Awareness Month
American Wetlands Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asparagus Month
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Better Sleep Month
Bike Month

Borderline Personality Disorder Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Breathe Easy Month
Business Image Improvement Month
CDC Fruit of the Month - Limes
CDC Vegetable of the Month - Potatoes
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Chocolate Custard Month
Civility Awareness Month
Correct Posture Month
Creative Beginnings Month
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
Date Your Mate Month
Digestive Disease Awareness Month
Displaced Homemakers Month
Duckling Month
EcoDriving Month
Egg Month
Employee Health and Fitness Month
Family Month - celebrated from Mother's Day to Father's Day

Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Awareness Month
Foot Health Awareness Month
Foster Care Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Haitian Heritage Month

Hamburger Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month
High Blood Pressure Education Month
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Internal Audit Awareness Month

Jewish American Heritage Month
Kite Month - March 31st to May 6th
Latino Books Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Meditation Month
Mediterranean Diet Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Mental Health Month
Military Appreciation Month

Motorcycle Safety Month
Moving Month
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Month

Older Americans Month
Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
Personal History Awareness Month
Pet Month
Photo Month
Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Physiotherapy Month
Prepare to Buy a Home Month
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month - celebrated from Mother's Day to Father's Day
Preservation Month
Respect for Chickens Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Salad Month
Salsa Month
Service Dog Eye Exam Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Smile Month
Strawberry Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Stroke Awareness Month
Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Awareness Month
Teen CEO Month
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Teen Self-Esteem Month
Tennis Month
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month - May 15th to June 15th
Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Victorious Woman Month
Vinegar Month

Young Achievers/Leaders of Tomorrow Month
Youth Traffic Safety Month   

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

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