April is the month of the growing season, when trees and flowers begin to “open”. So that means April is the month of GROWTH!
April is a hopeful month which promises good and beautiful things in the future.
There are a lot of holiday celebrations in the month of April and we wanted to take the time to share some of them with you.
April National Month Observations:
At the beginning of each month, we will be sharing a list of National Days that you can observe during that given month. At the beginning of every week, we will provide a more detailed explanation of the Awareness Days observed in that week.
- National Autism Awareness Month
- National Month of Hope
- National Parkinson’s Awareness Month
- Sexual Assault Awareness Month
- Stress Awareness Month
- National Volunteer Appreciation Month
- Occupational Therapy Month
- National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April National Week Observations:
The first week of April is:
- National Public Health Week
The second full week of April is:
- National Student Employment Week
- National Volunteer Week
The third full week of April is:
- Boys & Girls Club Week
The fourth full week of April is:
- Every Kid Healthy Week
April National Day Observations:
At the beginning of each week, we will be posting a day-to-day list that details all of April’s National Day Observations. It will include what the holiday is for and how you can observe it.
April 1st: April Fools Day
April 2nd: World Autism Awareness Day/SAAM Day of Action (Sexual Assault Awareness Month)
April 3rd: Childhelp National Day of Hope/National Walking Day
April 6th: National STUDENT-Athlete Day (NSAD)/National Love Our Children Day
April 7th: National Handmade Day/World Health Day
April 8th: National Zoo Lovers Day
April 9th: National Name Yourself Day
April 10th: National Siblings Day
April 11th: Parkinson’s Disease International Awareness Day
April 12th: National Day of Silence
April 15th: National Education and Sharing Day.
April 16th: National Healthcare Decisions Day/National Stress Awareness Day
April 18th: National High Five Day
April 19th: National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
April 22nd: National Earth Day
April 23rd: National Take a Chance Day
April 25th: National DNA Day
April 26th: National Kids and Pets Day
April 27th: Show your Metal Day
April 28th: National Superhero Day