June 2021 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 2021 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

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June 2021 Weekly Observances

  • International Clothesline Week (June 5-12)
  • Bed Bug Awareness Week (June 6-12)
  • National Business Etiquette Week (June 6-12)
  • National Flag Week (June 13-19)
  • Meet a Mate Week (June 14-20)
  • National Nursing Assistants Week (June 17-24)
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 20-26)
  • National Pollinator Week (June 21-27)

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June 2021 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

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

June 3

  • 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
  • National Donut Day
  • National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 5

  • Belmont Stakes (Horse racing) in New York
  • HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day
  • International Day Against Illegal Fishing
  • National Gingerbread Day
  • National Ketchup Day
  • National Trails Day
  • World Environment Day

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June 6

  • D-Day, commemorating when Allied forces landed in Normandy, France in 1944
  • National Cancer Survivors Day
  • 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

  • Call Your Doctor Day
  • 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

  • International Archives Day

June 10

  • National Ballpoint Pen Day
  • National Iced Tea Day
  • Solar Eclipse

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June 11

  • National German Chocolate Cake Day

June 12

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

June 13

  • International Albinism Awareness Day
  • Race Unity Day
  • Sewing Machine Day

June 14

  • Children's Day
  • Flag Day
  • 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 Fudge Day

June 17

  • National Apple Strudel Day
  • National Mascot Day
  • Recess at Work Day
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18

  • International Picnic Day
  • National Career Nursing Assistants Day
  • National Flip Flop Day
  • Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • Work@Home Father's 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 Juggling Day
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • American Eagle Day
  • Father's Day
  • Husband Caregiver Day
  • Longest Day of the Year
  • Midsummer Day
  • National Ice Cream Soda Day
  • National Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • Summer begins (June 20 - September 22)
  • 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
  • National Selfie Day
  • 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
  • Full Strawberry Moon
  • National Bomb Pop Day
  • National Handshake Day

June 25

  • Day of the Seafarer
  • National Food Truck Day
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day

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June 26

  • Great American Campout, a day promoting camping
  • 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
  • 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
  • World Social Media Day

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