NATIONAL OPEN AN UMBRELLA INDOORS DAY                        

National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day is observed annually on March 13th. One often wonders how superstitions are passed on from one generation to the next.  There is an old superstition about opening your umbrella indoors and that it would bring you bad luck. National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day encourages you to do just that and …
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National Umbrella Month – March

I have a brain buster for you: What goes up when the rain comes down? I’ll give you a hint. This thing was originally created to help block the sun. Need another hint? Mary Poppins was known to carry one. Still haven’t guess it? Well, Rihanna famously sang about this object. Think you know it …
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NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY

National Umbrella Day casts a little shade on February 9th. The day honors one of the world’s most useful inventions, the umbrella! Not only does the umbrella help keep us dry from the rain, but it also protects us from the heat of the sun. Umbrellas can also be used as a fashion accessory. While …
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NATIONAL RUBBER DUCKY DAY – January 13

According to a 1973 Sesame Street calendar, Rubber Duckie’s Birthday is January 13th so around the country it’s National Rubber Ducky Day! A friend of Ernie and Big Bird, Duckie made his debut in a February 1970 episode. The rubber ducky (also spelled duckie) has come a long way from his first concept as a …
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Gentle January

Ringing in a new year means new beginnings and endings. Celebrating the New Year is the first holiday on the calendar, but the world didn’t always see January that way. Around 700 B.C., January replaced March as the first month of the year. Roman king Numa Pompilius revised the calendar and added two months to …
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SAFE TOYS AND GIFTS MONTH

During December, participate in Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Since December is the biggest gift-giving month in the world, it’s important to keep safety in mind as you’re shopping for the little ones in your life. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 251,700 toy-related injuries were treated by hospital emergency rooms around the …
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NATIONAL TAILGATING DAY – First Saturday in September

On the first Saturday in September National Tailgating Day reminds us what the autumn colors and scents already do. Those colors signal grilling time and a season of cheering on our favorite teams! September 4, 2021 Tailgating is the custom of gathering outside the stadium before the game with fans of the same team for …
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January

January Overview – Ringing in a new year means new beginnings and endings. But the world didn’t always see January that way. Even when January replaced March as the first month of the year after Roman king Numa Pompilius revised the calendar around 700 B.C., many religions held to celebrating the new year either on March …
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BABY SAFETY MONTH – September

Baby Safety Month is an annual designation observed in September.  Every year Baby Safety Month features a special area of focus.  In 2016, the importance of product registration cards and their role in effectively managing product safety is at the forefront of the 2016 campaign.  Babies keep parents and caregivers busy, but by filling out those …
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