Upcoming Action Observances

While some holidays are a good excuse to kick back and do nothing with your day off, on these days it's the opposite - a chance to do something interesting or different.

National Compliment Day

National Compliment Day

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National Opposite Day

National Opposite Day

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National Puzzle Day

National Puzzle Day

Puzzles are important to keep our brains active.

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National Backward Day

National Backward Day

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National Create a Vacuum day

National Create a Vacuum day

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National Shower with  a Friend Day

National Shower with  a Friend Day

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National Send a Card to a Friend Day

National Send a Card to a Friend Day

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National Kite Flying Day

National Kite Flying Day

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National Clean Out Your Computer Day

National Clean Out Your Computer Day

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National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk day

National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk day

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National Make a Friend Day

National Make a Friend Day

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National do a Grouch a Favor Day

National do a Grouch a Favor Day

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National Random Acts of Kindness Day

National Random Acts of Kindness Day

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National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

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National Public Sleeping Day

National Public Sleeping Day

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National I Want You to be Happy Day

National I Want You to be Happy Day

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National Be Heard Day

National Be Heard Day

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National Get Over it Day

National Get Over it Day

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National Pack Your Lunch Day

National Pack Your Lunch Day

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National Good Samaritan Day

National Good Samaritan Day

If you saw someone in trouble, would you be a Good Samaritan and help out?

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National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day

National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day

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National Napping Day

National Napping Day

Day after Return of Daylight Savings Day

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National Everything You Think is Wrong Day

National Everything You Think is Wrong Day

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True Confessions Day

True Confessions Day

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National Everything You Do is Right Day

National Everything You Do is Right Day

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No Selfies Day

No Selfies Day

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National Awkward Moments Day

National Awkward Moments Day

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National Let’s Laugh Day

National Let’s Laugh Day

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International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Don't worry - be happy!

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National Common Courtesy Day

National Common Courtesy Day

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National Goof Off Day

National Goof Off Day

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National Something on a Stick Day

National Something on a Stick Day

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National I Am in Control Day

National I Am in Control Day

Recalls Secretary of State Alexander Haig's statement after the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

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National Take a Walk in the Park Day

National Take a Walk in the Park Day

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National Find a Rainbow Day

National Find a Rainbow Day

Hopefully the famous April showers will help you find a rainbow today - though we can't promise you'll find the pot of gold!

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National Hug a Newsman Day

National Hug a Newsman Day

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National Walk Around Things Day

National Walk Around Things Day

As spring starts to warm up in the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to get out in the fresh air for a walk.

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National Go For Broke Day

National Go For Broke Day

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National Read a Road Map Day

National Read a Road Map Day

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National No Housework Day

National No Housework Day

Spring lasts for three months, so no need to spring clean every day - today put your feet up instead.

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National Name Yourself Day

National Name Yourself Day

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National Reach as High as You Can Day

National Reach as High as You Can Day

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