June 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 June
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June 2019 Monthly Observances

  • Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month
  • African-American Music Appreciation Month
  • Audiobook Appreciation Month
  • Cancer From the Sun Month
  • Caribbean-American Heritage 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 2019 Weekly Observances

  • International Clothesline Week (June 1-8)
  • National Business Etiquette Week (June 2-8)
  • National Flag Week (June 9-15)
  • National Nursing Assistants Week (June 13-20)
  • Craft Spirits Week (June 16-22)
  • National Pollinator Week (June 17-23)
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23-29)

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June 2019 Daily Observances

June 1

  • Global Day of Parents
  • Go Barefoot Day
  • International Pen Pal Day
  • National Hazelnut Cake Day
  • National Nail Polish Day
  • National Olive Day
  • National Trails Day
  • Say Something Nice Day

June 2

  • National Cancer Survivors Day
  • National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day

June 3

  • National Chocolate Macaroon Day
  • National Egg Day
  • Wonder Woman Day
  • World Bicycle Day

June 4

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

June 5

  • Global Running Day
  • National Gingerbread Day
  • National Ketchup Day
  • 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
  • National Donut Day

June 8

  • Belmont Stakes Derby
  • 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

  • Children's Day
  • International Archives Day
  • Race Unity Day

June 10

  • Iced Tea Day

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June 11

  • National Call Your Doctor Day
  • 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
  • National Career Nursing Assistants Day
  • Sewing Machine Day

June 14

  • Flag Day
  • National Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • World Blood Donor Day

June 15

  • Global Wind Day
  • National Lobster Day
  • Nature Photography Day
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • World Juggling Day

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June 16

  • Father's Day
  • Husband Caregiver Day
  • National Fudge Day
  • Trinity Sunday

June 17

  • Full Strawberry Moon
  • National Apple Strudel Day
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18

  • International Picnic Day
  • Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 19

  • 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
  • Last Day of Spring
  • Midsummer Eve
  • National Ice Cream Soda Day
  • National Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • Recess at Work Day
  • World Refugee Day

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June 21

  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • International Day of Yoga
  • Longest Day of the Year
  • Midsummer Day
  • Summer Begins (June 21 - September 23)
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • World Music Day

June 22

  • Great American Campout, a day promoting camping
  • National Chocolate Éclair Day
  • National Onion Ring 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 10)
  • Public Service Day
  • Runner's Selfie Day

June 24

  • Discovery Day in Canada
  • Flying Saucer Day

June 25

  • Day of the Seafarer
  • National Columnists' 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

June 27

  • Decide to Be Married Day
  • Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
  • National Bomb Pop Day
  • National Handshake Day
  • National HIV Testing Day
  • National Ice Cream Cake Day
  • National Onion Day
  • National Sunglasses Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day

June 28

  • National Eat at a Food Truck Day
  • 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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