Awareness Education

Your Daily, Weekly & Monthly Events for December

We’re almost midway into November and most of us are thinking ahead to our upcoming December and year-end events. It’s the biggest time of year for handing out appreciation gifts and focusing on many safety observances associated with holiday celebrations and travel but there are also some important awareness events coming up as well. Here’s a comprehensive list of everything going on in the coming month, to help you plan accordingly.

Day

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday – December 1
Greenwood Day – December 1
Rosa Parks Day – December 1
Skywarn Recognition Day – December 1
World AIDS Day – December 1
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery – December 2
National Mutt Day – December 2
Special Education Day – December 2
International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3
World Wildlife Conservation Day – December 4
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development – December 5
International Volunteers Day – December 5
Repeal of Prohibition Day – December 5
Special Kids Day – December 5
Miners’ Day – December 6
International Civil Aviation Day – December 7
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7
Feast of the Immaculate Conception – December 8
International Shareware Day – December 8
National Wreaths Across America Day – December 8
International Anti-Corruption Day – December 9
World Choral Day – December 9
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day – December 9
Dewey Decimal System Day – December 10
Green Monday – December 10
Human Rights Day – December 10
International Animal Rights Day – December 10
National Day of Animal Rights – December 10
Nobel Prize Day – December 10
UNICEF Birthday – December 11
Poinsettia Day – December 12
US National Guard Birthday – December 13
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – December 14
Official Lost & Found Day – December 14, 2018
Bill of Rights Day – December 15
Pan American Aviation Day – December 17
Wright Brothers Day – December 17
International Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day – December 18
International Migrants day – December 18
International Human Solidarity Day – December 20
National Re-gifting Day – December 20
Crossword Puzzle Day – December 21
First Day of Winter/Winter Solstice – December 21
Forefather’s Day – December 21
Humbug Day – December 21
International Dalek Remembrance Day – December 21
National Homeless Person’s Remembrance Day – December 21
National Underdog Day – December 21
World Peace Day – December 21
Yule – December 21
National Haiku Poetry Day – December 22
Festivus – December 23
Human Light Celebration – December 23
National Pfeffernuesse Day – December 23
Christmas Eve – December 24
Christmas – December 25
Boxing Day – December 26
Pledge of Allegiance Day – December 28
New Years Eve – December 31
Universal Hour of Peace Day – December 31
World Peace Meditation Day – December 31

Week

Advent – December 2-24, 2018
Clerc-Gallaudet Week – December 3-10
Computer Science Education Week – December 2-8
Hanukkah – Evening of December 2 through Evening of December 10
Human Rights Week – December 10-17
International Coelenterate Biology Week – December 3-7
International Language Week – Third Week of December
Kwanzaa – Week of December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019
National Hand Washing Awareness Week – December 2-8
National Influenza Vaccination Week – December 2-8
National Older Driver Safety Awareness Week – December 3-7
Posadas – December 16-24
Saturnalia – December 17-23
Tie One On For Safety Campaign – Runs November 22 through January 1
Tolerance Week – December 1-7

Month

Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month
International AIDS Awareness Month
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
National Stress-Free Family Holiday Month
National Tie Month
National Write a Business Plan Month
Operation Santa Paws
Safe Toys and Celebration Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Take a New Year’s Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS)
Universal Human Rights Month
World AIDS Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

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