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May 2021

MONTHLY CELEBRATIONS
ALS Awareness Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asparagus Month
Better Sleep Month
Clean Air Month
Correct Posture Month
Employee Health & Fitness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Garden for Wildlife Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
Global Civility Awareness Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Home Schooling Awareness Month
Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month 
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Allergy Awareness Month
National Arthritis Month
National Asthma Awareness Month
National Barbecue Month 
National Bicycle Safety Month
National Bike Month
National Beef Month 
National Better Hearing & Speech Month
National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
National Egg Month
National Family Month May 08 – June 19 
National Foster Care Month
National Good Car–Keeping Month
National Hamburger Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Lupus Awareness Month
National Mental Health Month
National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Osteoporosis Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National Preservation Month
National Teen Pregnancy Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
National Strawberry Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onion Month
National Vinegar Month
Older Americans Month
Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month May 08 – June 19
Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Women’s Health Care Month
Young Achievers/Leaders of Tomorrow Month

WEEKLY CELEBRATIONS

Children’s Book Week
Screen-Free Week
Choose Privacy Week
National Physical Education & Sports Week (SHAPE America)
National Raisin Week
National Herbs Week
Brain Tumor Action Week
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
National Hurricane Preparedness Week
National Pet Week 
PTA Teacher Appreciation Week
National Nurses Week
National Stuttering Awareness Week
National Wildflower Week
National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week
Food Allergy Awareness Week
National Nursing Home Week
National Transportation Week
National Women’s Health Week
National Police Week
National Safe Boating Week
United Nations: Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-self-governing Territories

SPECIAL DAYS
Executive Coaching Day
Loyalty Day
May Day
United Nations: World Press Freedom Day
México: Cinco de Mayo
Melanoma Monday
National Teacher Day
World Asthma Day
Donate a Day’s Wages to Charity Day
National Bike to School Day
National Receptionist Day
National School Nurse Day
National Third Shift Workers Day
UN: Time of Remembrance & Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War 
National Babysitters Day
Military Spouse Appreciation Day
World Lupus Day
Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive
Mother’s Day
National Hummus Day
Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day
Peace Officer Memorial Day
United Nations: International Day of Families
United Nation: World Telecommunications & Information Society Day
National Bike to Work Day 
National Defense Transportation Day
Armed Forces Day
International Museum Day
National Hepatitis Testing Day
United Nations: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development 
National Maritime Day
National Missing Children’s Day
United Nations: International Day for Biological Diversity 
United Nations: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
Brown-Bag-it Day
Memorial Day
United Nations: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
National Senior Health and Fitness Day
United Nations: World No–Tobacco Day

Sources

2021 Chase’s Calendar of Events
2021 Holiday and observances.com
2021 National Health & Wellness Observances Calendar
2021 United Nations Observances
2021 USDA Health Observances & Holidays
2021 National Food Days – ScottRobertsWeb.com
2021 Brownielocks.com
Michigan State University ANR- msue.anr.mus.edu
BRGHealth.com
Brownielocks.com
Sleep Foundation.org
Student Action with Farmworkers – SAF-unite.org
California Department of Fish and Wildlife -Wildlife.ca.gov