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May 2020

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

April 29 - May 5 Children’s Book Week
April 29 - May 5 Screen-Free Week
1 - 7 Choose Privacy Week
1 - 7 National Physical Education & Sports Week (SHAPE America)
1 - 7 National Raisin Week
4 - 11 National Herbs Week
5 - 11 Brain Tumor Action Week
5 - 11 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
5 - 11 National Hurricane Preparedness Week
5 - 11 National Pet Week 
6 - 10 PTA Teacher Appreciation Week
6 - 12 National Nurses Week
6 - 12 National Stuttering Awareness Week
7 - 13 National Wildflower Week
12 - 18 National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week
12 - 18 Food Allergy Awareness Week
12 - 18 National Nursing Home Week
12 - 18 National Transportation Week
12 - 18 National Women’s Health Week
12 - 18 National Police Week
18 - 24 National Safe Boating Week
21 - 31 United Nations: Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-self-governing Territories

SPECIAL DAYS
1 - Executive Coaching Day
1 - Loyalty Day
1 - May Day
2 - National Day of Prayer
3 - United Nations: World Press Freedom Day
5 - México: Cinco de Mayo
6 - Melanoma Monday
7 - National Teacher Day
7 - World Asthma Day
8 - Donate a Day’s Wages to Charity Day
8 - National Bike to School Day
8 - National Receptionist Day
8 - National School Nurse Day
8 - National Third Shift Workers Day
8 - 9 UN: Time of Remembrance & Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War 
9 - National Babysitters Day
10- Military Spouse Appreciation Day
10 - World Lupus Day
11 - Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive
12 - Mother’s Day
13 - National Hummus Day
15 - Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day
15 - Peace Officer Memorial Day
15 - United Nations: International Day of Families
17 - United Nation: World Telecommunications & Information Society Day
17 - National Bike to Work Day 
17 - National Defense Transportation Day
18 - Armed Forces Day
18 - International Museum Day
19 - National Hepatitis Testing Day
21 - United Nations: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development 
22 - National Maritime Day
22 - National Missing Children’s Day
22 - United Nations: International Day for Biological Diversity 
23 - United Nations: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
25 - Brown-Bag-it Day
27 - Memorial Day
29 - United Nations: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
29 - National Senior Health and Fitness Day
31 - United Nations: World No–Tobacco Day

Sources

2020 Chase’s Calendar of Events
2020 Holiday and observances.com
2020 National Health & Wellness Observances Calendar
2020 United Nations Observances
2020 USDA Health Observances & Holidays
2020 National Food Days – ScottRobertsWeb.com
2020 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