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Your Daily, Weekly & Monthly Events for August

August is almost here! Here is your schedule of everything happening for the month, by the week and day to day. Use this calendar to plan your upcoming events, take advantage of your customized promotional products and capitalize on a month filled with important and exciting events, holidays and observations.

Day

DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs – August 1
Lammas/Lughnasadh – August 1
National Girlfriend’s Day – August 1
National Minority Donor Awareness Day – August 1
National Night Out – August 7, 2018 (First Tuesday in August)
Respect for Parents – August 1
Rounds Resounding Day – August 1
Statehood Day (Colorado) – August 1
World Scout Scarf Day – August 1
Earth Overshoot Day -August 2, 2017
International Beer Day – August 3, 2018 (First Friday in August)
International Hangover Day – August 4, 2018 (Day after International Beer Day)
Mead Day – August 4, 2018
Sandcastle Day – August 4, 2018 (First Saturday in August)
Single Working Woman’s Day – August 4
US Coast Guard Birthday (USCG) – August 4
American Family Day – August 5, 2018
Friendship Day – August 5, 2018 (First Sunday in August)
National Kid’s Day – August 5, 2018 (First Sunday in August)
National Sister’s Day – August 5, 2018 (First Sunday in August)
National Lighthouse Day – August 7
Professional Speakers Day – August 7
Purple Heart Day – August 7
Happiness Happens Day – August 8
International Cat Day – August 8
Universal & International Infinity Day – August 8
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People – August 9
National Book Lovers Day – August 9
Veep Day – August 9
Shop Online for Groceries Day – August 10, 2018 (Second Friday in August)
Smithsonian Day – August 10
Spoil Your Dog Day – August 10
Worldwide Art Day – August 10, 2018 (movable date)
National Garage Sale Day – August 11, 2018 (Second Saturday in August)
International Youth Day – August 12
World Elephant Day – August 12
Assistance Dog Day – August 13, 2018 (Monday of International Assistance Dog Week)
International Lefthander’s Day – August 13
Perseid Meteor Showers – August 13, 2018
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15 (Catholic)
National Medical Dosimetrist Day – August 15, 2018 (Third Wednesday in August)
National Relaxation Day – August 15
Bennington Battle Day (State of Vermont) – August 16
National Black Cat Appreciation Day – August 17
National Men’s Grooming Day – August 17, 2018 (Third Friday in August)
National Thrift Shop Day – August 17
Clear the Shelters Day – August 18, 2018
International Geocaching Day – August 18, 2018 (Third Saturday in August)
International Homeless Animals Day – August 18, 2018 (Third Saturday of August)
Mail Order Catalog Day – August 18
World Honey Bee Day – August 18, 2018
Chef’s Appreciation Day – August 19, 2018 (Sunday of Chef’s Appreciation Week)
World Humanitarian Day – August 19
World Orangutan Day – August 19
World Photography Day – August 19
Senior Citizen’s Day – August 21
National Tooth Fairy Day – August 22 (Also on February 28)
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & it’s Abolition – August 23
Pluto Demoted Day – August 24
Brother’s Day – August 25, 2018
Founders Day (National Park Service) – August 25
Franchise Appreciation Day – August 25, 2018 (Last Saturday of August)
Kiss and Make Up Day – August 25
National Dog Day – August 26
Women’s Equality Day – August 26
Marine Corps Reserve Birthday – August 29
More Herbs, Less Salt Day – August 29
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day – August 29
Frankenstein Day – August 30
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances – August 30
International Whale Shark Day – August 30
National Holistic Pet Day – August 30
Eat Outside Day – August 31

Week

Be Kind to Humankind Week – August 25-31
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over – August 17 – September 3, 2018
Eid-Al Fitr – Evening of August 20 – Evening of August 21, 2018
Exercise With Your Child Week – August 5-11, 2018
Exhibitor Appreciation Week – August 6-10, 2018
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week – August 12-18, 2018 (Second Week in August)
Gallop International Tribal Indian Powwow – August 5-12, 2018
Happily Married Husband and Wife Week – August 26 – September 1, 2018
International Assistance Dog Week – August 5-11, 2018 (Starts on First Sunday in August)
International Mathematicians Week – August 1-9
Knights of Columbus Family Week – August 5-11, 2018
Minority Enterprise Development Week – August 18-24
National Aviation Week – August 15-21, 2018 (Always during the week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on August 19)
National Chef’s Appreciation Week – August 19-25, 2018 (Third Week in August)
National Farmers Market Week – August 5-11, 2018 (First Week of August)
National Fraud Awareness Week – August 5-11, 2018 (First Full Week in August)
National Health Center Week – August 5-11, 2018
National Minority Donor Awareness Week – August 1-7
National Safe at Home Week – August 20-24, 2018 (Last Mon-Fri Week in August)
North American Organic Brewers Week – August 23-26, 2018
Shark Week – August (Specific Dates TBA)
Simplify Your Life Week – August 1-7
Single Working Women’s Week – July 29 – August 4, 2018
Summer Olympics – July 24 – August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
World Breastfeeding Week – August 1-7 (First Full Week of August)
World Police and Fire Games – This is a biennially event held every two years. Next event will be August 8-18, 2019 in Chengdu, China.
World Water Week – August 26-31, 2018

Month

American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month
American History Essay Contest
American Indian Heritage Month
Black Business Month
Boomers Making a Difference Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Children’s Vision & Learning Month
Family Meals Month
Foot Health Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Happiness Happens Month
Medic Alert Month
Motorsports Awareness Month
National Back to School Month
National Breastfeeding Month
National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month
National Golf Month
National Health Center Week – August 5-11, 2018
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Parks Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Sandwich Month
National Traffic Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month
National Water Quality Month
National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Pedestrian Safety Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month

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