June 2020 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 2020 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
  • Firework Safety Month
  • Georgia Blueberry Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • International Surf Music Month
  • LGBT Pride Month
  • Men's Health Month
  • Migraine and Headache Awareness 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 Iced Tea 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

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June 2020 Weekly Observances

  • International Clothesline Week (June 6-13)
  • National Flag Week (June 14-20)
  • National Nursing Assistants Week (June 18-25)
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 21-27)
  • National Pollinator Week (June 22-28)

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June 2020 Daily Observances

June 1

  • Global Day of Parents
  • Go Barefoot Day
  • 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

  • Global Running Day
  • National Chocolate Macaroon Day
  • National Egg Day
  • World Bicycle Day

June 4

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

June 5

  • Full Strawberry Moon
  • National Donut Day
  • National Gingerbread Day
  • National Ketchup Day
  • World Environment Day

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June 6

  • Belmont Stakes in New York
  • D-Day, commemorating when Allied forces landed in Normandy, France in 1944
  • National Trails Day
  • National Yo-Yo Day
  • Russian Language Day

June 7

  • Boone Day, honoring Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone
  • National Cancer Survivors Day
  • National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • Trinity Sunday

June 8

  • National Best Friend Day
  • National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness 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

  • Call Your Doctor Day
  • International Archives Day

June 10

  • National Iced Tea Day

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June 11

  • National German Chocolate Cake Day

June 12

  • National Jerky Day
  • National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • World Day Against Child Labor

June 13

  • International Albinism Awareness Day
  • Sewing Machine Day

June 14

  • Children's Day
  • Children's Sunday
  • Family History Day
  • Flag Day
  • National Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • Race Unity Day
  • World Blood Donor Day

June 15

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

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June 16

  • National Fudge Day

June 17

  • National Apple Strudel Day
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18

  • International Picnic Day
  • National Career Nursing Assistants Day
  • Recess at Work Day
  • Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 19

  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
  • Juneteenth, Emancipation Day in Texas in 1865
  • Last Day of Spring
  • Midsummer Eve
  • National Martini Day
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • American Eagle Day
  • Longest Day of the Year
  • Midsummer Day
  • National Ice Cream Soda Day
  • National Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • Summer begins (June 20 - September 21)
  • World Juggling 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
  • Father's Day
  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • Husband Caregiver Day
  • International Day of Yoga
  • World Music Day

June 22

  • Discovery Day in Canada
  • 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

June 25

  • Day of the Seafarer
  • National Bomb Pop Day
  • National Handshake Day

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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
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 27

  • Decide to Be Married Day
  • Great American Campout, a day promoting camping
  • Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
  • National HIV Testing Day
  • National Ice Cream Cake Day
  • National Sunglasses Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day

June 28

  • National Tapioca Day

June 29

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

June 30

  • Asteroid Day
  • World Social Media Day

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