July 2017 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 July
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July 2017 Monthly Observances

  • Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • Family Golf Month
  • Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
  • Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
  • International Zine (small magazine) Month
  • National Blueberry Month
  • National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
  • National Family Reunion Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Horseradish Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Park and Recreation Month
  • National Vacation Rental Month
  • National Watermelon Month
  • Smart Irrigation Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Women's Motorcycle Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

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July 2017 Weekly Observances

  • Be Nice to New Jersey Week (July 2-8)
  • National Farriers Week (July 9-15)
  • Sports Cliché Week (July 9-15)
  • Nude Recreation Week (July 10-16)
  • Captive Nations Week (July 16-22)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome Education and Awareness Week (July 18-25)
  • National Moth Week (July 22-30)
  • Single Working Women's Week (July 30 - August 5)

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July 2017 Daily Observances

July 1

  • Canada Day
  • International Day of Cooperatives, promoting these organizations that work together to mutually benefit all its members
  • National Gingersnap Day
  • National Postal Worker Day
  • Second Half of the New Year Day

July 2

  • Halfway Point of 2017, observation at noon of being at the halfway point for 2017
  • World U.F.O. Day, to encourage people to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects

July 3

  • Caribbean Day, celebrating a treaty that established the Caribbean Community
  • Compliment-Your-Mirror Day
  • Eat Beans Day
  • International Plastic Bag Free Day
  • National Chocolate Wafer Day
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 4

  • Independence Day
  • National Barbecued Spareribs Day
  • National Caesar Salad Day

July 5

  • National Apple Turnover Day

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July 6

  • International Kissing Day
  • National Fried Chicken Day
  • Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

July 7

  • Father-Daughter Take a Walk Together Day
  • Global Forgiveness Day, a day to forgive and to be forgiven
  • National Strawberry Sundae Day
  • Tell the Truth Day

July 8

  • Bald Is In Day
  • Carver Day, celebrating the life and accomplishments of George Washington Carver in Diamond, Missouri
  • National Chocolate With Almonds Day
  • Stone House Day, an annual tour of stone houses in Hurley, New York

July 9

  • Buck Full Moon
  • National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10

  • Don't Step on a Bee Day
  • International Town Criers Day
  • National Piña Colada Day

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July 11

  • Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Miami Florida
  • National Blueberry Muffin Day
  • National Mojito Day
  • World Population Day

July 12

  • Eat Your Jello Day
  • National Pecan Pie Day
  • Paper Bag Day
  • Simplicity Day, honoring Henry David Thoreau and his advice to live a life of simplicity

July 13

  • Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • Gruntled Workers Day
  • National French Fries Day

July 14

  • Bastille Day

July 15

  • National Gummi (Gummy) Worm Day
  • National Tapioca Pudding Day
  • National Woodie Wagon Day
  • Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day

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July 16

  • National Corn Fritters Day
  • National Ice Cream Day
  • National Personal Chef Day

July 17

  • National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
  • National Peach Ice Cream Day
  • World Emoji Day

July 18

  • National Caviar Day
  • National Sour Candy Day
  • Nelson Mandela International Day

July 19

  • National Daiquiri Day
  • National Hot Dog Day
  • Take Your Poet to Work Day

July 20

  • Fortune Cookie Day
  • Moon Day, recognizing man's first landing on the moon in 1969
  • National Lollipop Day

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July 21

  • National Junk Food Day
  • No Pet Store Puppies Day

July 22

  • National Day of the Cowboy
  • Rat-Catchers Day, observed on the anniversary of the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

July 23

  • Auntie's Day
  • Gorgeous Grandma Day
  • Hot Enough For Ya Day
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

July 24

  • Cousin's Day
  • National Drive-Thru Day
  • National Tell an Old Joke Day
  • Pioneer Day in Utah

July 25

  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

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July 26

  • Aunt and Uncle's Day
  • National Coffee Milkshake Day

July 27

  • National Chili Dog Day
  • National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
  • National Scotch Day
  • Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
  • Walk on Stilts Day

July 28

  • National Milk Chocolate Day
  • World Hepatitis Day

July 29

  • National Lasagna Day
  • Rain Day at Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, the day of the year where rain almost always falls

July 30

  • International Chicken and Waffles Day
  • International Day of Friendship (Friendship Day is also celebrated on August 6)
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • National Father-in-Law Day
  • National Whistleblower Day
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 31

  • National Mutt Day
  • National Raspberry Cake Day

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