June 2022 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 June
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June 2022 Monthly Observances

  • Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month
  • African-American Music Appreciation Month
  • Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
  • Audiobook Appreciation Month
  • Cancer From the Sun Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Child Vision Awareness Month
  • Dementia Care Professionals Month
  • Effective Communications Month
  • Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing Month
  • Georgia Blueberry Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • International Surf Music Month
  • LGBTQ Pride Month
  • Men's Health Month
  • National Accordion Awareness Month
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month
  • National Bathroom Reading Month
  • National Camping Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
  • National Children's Awareness Month
  • National Dairy Alternative Month
  • National Dairy Month
  • National Firework Safety Month
  • National Foster a Pet Month
  • National Iced Tea Month
  • National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • National Oceans Month
  • National Pollinator Month
  • National Rivers Month
  • National Rose Month
  • National Safety Month
  • National Soul Food Month
  • National Steakhouse Month
  • National Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • Perennial Gardening Month
  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Awareness Month
  • Rebuild Your Life Month
  • Skyscraper Month
  • Sports America Kids Month
  • Student Safety Month
  • World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month

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June 2022 Weekly Observances

  • International Clothesline Week (June 4-11)
  • Bed Bug Awareness Week (June 5-11)
  • National Business Etiquette Week (June 5-11)
  • National Flag Week (June 12-18)
  • Meet a Mate Week (June 13-19)
  • National Nursing Assistants Week (June 16-22)
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 19-25)
  • National Pollinator Week (June 20-26)

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June 2022 Daily Observances

June 1

  • Global Day of Parents
  • Global Running Day
  • Go Barefoot Day
  • International Dinosaur Day (some sources say May 17)
  • National Hazelnut Cake Day
  • National Nail Polish Day
  • National Olive Day
  • National Pen Pal Day
  • Say Something Nice Day

June 2

  • National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
  • Yell "Fudge" at the Cobras in North America Day

June 3

  • National Chocolate Macaroon Day
  • National Donut Day
  • National Egg Day
  • National Gun Violence Awareness Day
  • World Bicycle Day

June 4

  • International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • National Cheese Day
  • National Cognac Day
  • National Trails Day

June 5

  • HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day
  • International Day Against Illegal Fishing
  • National Cancer Survivors Day
  • National Gingerbread Day
  • National Ketchup Day
  • Whitsunday, Christian celebration of Pentecost
  • World Environment Day

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June 6

  • D-Day, commemorating when Allied forces landed in Normandy, France in 1944
  • National Yo-Yo Day
  • Russian Language Day

June 7

  • Boone Day, honoring Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone
  • National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • World Food Safety Day

June 8

  • Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Best Friend Day
  • Upsy Daisy Day, a day to remind people to get up in the morning with a grateful and happy attitude
  • World Oceans Day

June 9

  • International Archives Day

June 10

  • National Ballpoint Pen Day
  • National Iced Tea Day

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June 11

  • Belmont Stakes (Horse racing) in New York
  • National German Chocolate Cake Day

June 12

  • National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • Race Unity Day
  • World Day Against Child Labor

June 13

  • International Albinism Awareness Day
  • Outdoor Marketing Day
  • Sewing Machine Day

June 14

  • Call Your Doctor Day
  • Family History Day
  • Flag Day
  • Full Strawberry Moon
  • National Bourbon Day
  • National Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • World Blood Donor Day

June 15

  • Global Wind Day
  • National Lobster Day
  • National Prune Day
  • Native American Citizenship Day
  • Nature Photography Day
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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June 16

  • National Career Nurse Assistants Day
  • National Fudge Day
  • Recess at Work Day

June 17

  • National Apple Strudel Day
  • National Flip Flop Day
  • National Mascot Day
  • Work@Home Father's Day
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18

  • International Picnic Day
  • Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • World Juggling Day

June 19

  • Father's Day
  • Husband Caregiver Day
  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
  • Juneteenth, Emancipation Day in Texas in 1865
  • National Martini Day
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • American Eagle Day
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day (observed)
  • Last Day of Spring
  • Midsummer Eve
  • National Ice Cream Soda Day
  • National Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • World Refugee Day

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June 21

  • Anne and Samantha Day, honoring the memories and contributions of Anne Frank and Samantha Smith
  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • International Day of Yoga
  • Longest Day of the Year
  • Midsummer Day
  • National Selfie Day
  • Summer begins (June 21 - September 22)
  • World Music Day

June 22

  • National Chocolate Éclair Day
  • National Onion Rings Day
  • Stupid Guy Thing Day

June 23

  • International Widows' Day
  • Let It Go Day, a day to promote letting go of annoyances
  • National Pink Day (International Day of Pink was April 8)
  • Public Service Day
  • Runner's Selfie Day

June 24

  • Flying Saucer Day
  • National Food Truck Day
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 25

  • Day of the Seafarer
  • Great American Campout, a day promoting camping

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June 26

  • International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
  • National Chocolate Pudding Day

June 27

  • Decide to Be Married Day
  • Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) in Canada
  • Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
  • National HIV Testing Day
  • National Ice Cream Cake Day
  • National Sunglasses Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day

June 28

  • International Lightning Safety Day
  • National Tapioca Day

June 29

  • International Day of the Tropics
  • National Camera Day
  • Saint Peter and Paul Day

June 30

  • Asteroid Day
  • National Bomb Pop Day
  • National Handshake Day
  • World Social Media Day

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