April 2019 Observances for Your
Senior Activity Calendar

Find interesting and unique observances and holidays for you to use as inspiration for your senior activity program.

Fun Observances and Holidays for April
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April 2019 Monthly Observances

  • Adopt a Ferret Month
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Black Women's History Month
  • Community Spirit Days
  • Couple Appreciation Month
  • Defeat Diabetes Month
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • Fresh Florida Tomato Month
  • Grange Month, recognizing rural community service and agriculture
  • Holy Humor Month
  • Informed Woman Month
  • International Customer Loyalty Month
  • International Twit Award Month
  • Jazz Appreciation Month
  • Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
  • Month of the Young Child
  • National African-American Women's Fitness Month
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Cancer Control Month
  • National Car Care Month
  • National Card and Letter Writing Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Decorating Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Humor Month
  • National Knuckles Down (Marbles) Month
  • National Lawn Care Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Pest Management Month
  • National Poetry Month
  • National Rebuilding Month
  • National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Soyfoods Month
  • National Youth Sports Safety Month
  • Pet First Aid Awareness Month
  • Pharmacists' War on Diabetes
  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
  • Rosacea Awareness Month
  • School Library Month
  • Straw Hat Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
  • Women's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
  • World Landscape Architecture Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month

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April 2019 Weekly Observances

  • Laugh at Work Week (April 1-7)
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Week (April 1-7)
  • National Robotics Week (April 6-14)
  • National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 7-13)
  • National Library Week (April 7-13)
  • National Volunteer Week (April 7-13)
  • Passion Week (April 7-13)
  • Holy Week (April 14-20)
  • National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 14-20)
  • Pan-American Week (April 14-20)
  • National Park Week (April 20-28)
  • Passover (April 20-27; begins at sundown on April 19)
  • Administrative Professionals Week (April 21-27)
  • Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (April 21-27)
  • National Coin Week (April 21-27)
  • Preservation Week (April 21-27)
  • World Immunization Week (April 24-30)
  • Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting (April 27-28)

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April 2019 Daily Observances

April 1

  • April Fools' Day

April 2

  • International Children's Book Day
  • Love Your Produce Manager Day
  • National Ferret Day
  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
  • Reconciliation Day, a day to reconcile with loved ones
  • World Autism Awareness Day

April 3

  • National Walking Day
  • National Weed Out Hate Day

April 4

  • International Carrot Day
  • International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
  • National Cordon Bleu Day

April 5

  • Gold Star Spouses Day
  • National Caramel Day
  • National Deep Dish Pizza Day
  • National Raisin and Spice Bar Day

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April 6

  • Drowsy Driver Awareness Day
  • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  • International Pillow Fight Day
  • National Caramel Popcorn Day
  • National Love Our Children Day
  • Tartan Day

April 7

  • International Beaver Day
  • International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
  • International Snailpapers (newspaper) Day
  • National Beer Day
  • National Coffee Cake Day
  • No Housework Day
  • World Health Day

April 8

  • Draw a Bird Day
  • International Roma Day, a day to celebrate Roma culture
  • National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

April 9

  • International Be Kind to Lawyers Day
  • National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
  • National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day
  • National Library Workers Day
  • Winston Churchill Day

April 10

  • International Safety Pin Day
  • National Bookmobile Day
  • National Cinnamon Crescent Day
  • National Farm Animals Day
  • National Siblings Day
  • Salvation Army Founder's Day

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April 11

  • Barbershop Quartet Day
  • International "Louie Louie" Day, recognizing the party song "Louie Louie"
  • National Cheese Fondue Day
  • National Pet Day
  • World Parkinson's Day

April 12

  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  • International Day of Human Space Flight
  • National D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) Day
  • National Licorice Day
  • National Teach Children to Save Day
  • Walk on Your Wild Side Day

April 13

  • National Peach Cobbler Day
  • Record Store Day
  • Scrabble Day

April 14

  • International Moment of Laughter Day
  • National Dolphin Day
  • National Pecan Day
  • Palm Sunday
  • Pan-American Day
  • Pathologists' Assistant Day

April 15

  • Income Tax Pay Day
  • National Glazed Spiral Ham Day
  • National Take a Wild Guess Day
  • National That Sucks Day

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April 16

  • Education and Sharing Day
  • National Eggs Benedict Day
  • National Orchid Day

April 17

  • Blah Blah Blah Day, a day to do the projects that others have nagged you about
  • Ellis Island Family History Day
  • Herbalist Day
  • International Haiku Poetry Day
  • National Cheeseball Day
  • National Mustang Day
  • Verrazano Day, honoring the explorer of North America Giovanni da Verrazzano

April 18

  • Holy Thursday
  • National Animal Crackers Day
  • National Columnists' Day
  • National High Five Day
  • Pet Owners Independence Day
  • World Amateur Radio Day

April 19

  • Full Pink Moon
  • Good Friday
  • National Hanging Out Day, a day to save energy by using clotheslines to dry clothes

April 20

  • Chinese Language Day
  • Easter Even, the last day of Lent
  • First full day Passover
  • International Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day
  • National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day

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April 21

  • Easter Sunday
  • Kindergarten Day
  • National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  • National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day

April 22

  • Earth Day
  • Easter Monday
  • International Mother Earth Day
  • National Jelly Bean Day

April 23

  • English Language Day
  • National Cherry Cheesecake Day
  • National English Muffin Day
  • National Picnic Day
  • Spanish Language Day
  • World Book and Copyright Day
  • World Book Night

April 24

  • Administrative Professionals Day
  • National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

April 25

  • National Zucchini Bread Day
  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
  • World Malaria Day
  • World Penguin Day

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April 26

  • Hug an Australian Day
  • National Arbor Day
  • National Hairball Awareness Day
  • National Help a Horse Day
  • National Pretzel Day
  • Richter Scale Day
  • World Intellectual Property Day

April 27

  • Babe Ruth Day
  • Independent Bookstore Day
  • National Little Pampered Dog Day
  • National Prime Rib Day
  • National Rebuilding Day
  • World Healing Day
  • World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
  • World Veterinary Day

April 28

  • National Blueberry Pie Day
  • National Day of Mourning in Canada
  • Workers Memorial Day
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 29

  • International Dance Day

April 30

  • Hairstylists Appreciation Day
  • International Jazz Day
  • National Animal Advocacy Day
  • National Honesty Day
  • National Oatmeal Cookie Day
  • National Raisin Day

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