2018 Event Calendar

 

Month  Event  Event Date 
JANUARY    
  Cervical Health Awareness Month JANUARY 
  National Blood Donor Month JANUARY 
  Healthy Weight Week 1/15-1/19
  National Activity Professionals Week 1/21-1/27
  National Lutheran Schools Week 1/21-1/27
  National School Choice Week 1/21-1/27
  Catholic Schools Week  1/28-2/3
FEBRUARY    
  Black History Month FEBRUARY
  American Heart Month FEBRUARY
  National Children's Dental Health Month  FEBRUARY
  National Condom Month FEBRUARY
  Career and Technical Education Month  FEBRUARY
  National Wear Red Day  2/2/18
  Pride in Foodservice Week 2/5-2/9
  National School Counseling Week 2/5-2/9
  Canadian Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week 2/11-2/17
  Cardiac Rehabilitation Week 2/11-2/17
  Cardiovascular Professionals Week 2/11-2/17
  Random Acts Of Kindness Week  2/11-2/17
  Take Your Family To School Week 2/11-2/17
  Valentine’s Day  2/14/18
  PTA Founders Day 2/17/18
  Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2/17/18
  National Engineers Week 2/18-2/24
  President’s Day  2/19/18
  America Saves Week 2/26-3/3
  Military Saves Week 2/26-3/3
MARCH    
  Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month MARCH
  National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month MARCH
  National Nutrition Month  MARCH
  National Social Work Month MARCH
  National Women's History Month MARCH
  Read Across America Day 3/2/18
  Employee Appreciation Day 3/2/18
  National School Breakfast Week 3/5-3/9
  Patient Safety Awareness Week 3/11-3/17
  Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week 3/11-3/17
  Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day  3/14/18
  St. Patrick's Day  3/17/18
  National Poison Prevention Week 3/18-3/24
  Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week 3/18-3/24
  Certified Nurses Day  3/19/18
  Kick Butts Day  3/21/18
  National Doctors' Day 3/30/18
  Alcohol-Free Weekend 3/30-4/1
APRIL    
  Alcohol Awareness Month APRIL
  Distracted Driving Awareness Month APRIL
  Financial Literacy Month APRIL
  Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month APRIL
  Month of the Military Child APRIL
  Move More in April  APRIL
  National Autism Awareness Month APRIL
  National Cancer Control Month APRIL
  National Child Abuse Prevention Month APRIL
  National Credit Union Youth Month  APRIL
  Occupational Therapy Month APRIL
  Sexual Assault Awareness Month APRIL
  Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month APRIL
  Stress Awareness Month APRIL
  Testicular Cancer Awareness Month APRIL
  Patient Access Week  4/1-4/7
  International Children's Book Day 4/2/18
  World Autism Awareness Day 4/2/18
  National Public Health Week 4/2-4/8
  World Health Day 4/7/18
  National Library Week 4/8-4/14
  National Public Safety Telecommunications Week  4/8-4/14
  National Library Workers Day 4/10/18
  National "Drop Everything and Read" Day 4/12/18
  National Volunteer Week 4/15-4/21
  National Volunteer Week (Canada) 4/15-4/21
  Public School Volunteer Week 4/16/20
  Week of the Young Child  4/16/20
  Global Youth Service Day 4/20-4/22
  Teach Children to Save Day 4/20/18
  YMCA Healthy Kids Day  4/21/18
  National Infant Immunization Week 4/21-4/28
  Earth Day 4/22/18
  Administrative Professionals Week  4/22-4/28
  Medical Laboratory Professionals Week  4/22-4/28
  Every Kid Healthy Week 4/23-4/27
  Administrative Professionals Day  4/25/18
  National Arbor Day 4/27/18
  National Blue Sunday 4/29/18
  Children's Book Week 4/30-5/6
MAY    
  American Stroke Month MAY
  Better Hearing & Speech Month MAY
  Bicycle Safety Month MAY
  Global Employee Health & Fitness Month MAY
  Mental Health Month MAY
  National Arthritis Awareness Month MAY
  National High Blood Pressure Education Month MAY
  National Osteoporosis Month MAY
  National Physical Fitness & Sports Month MAY
  National Stroke Awareness Month MAY
  Older Americans Month MAY
  International Firefighters' Day 5/4/18
  Nurses Day 5/6/18
  National Nurses Week 5/6-5/12
  National Correctional Officers Week 5/6-5/12
  National Hospital Week 5/6-5/12
  North American Occupational Safety & Health Week 5/6-5/12
  Public Service Recognition Week 5/6-5/12
  School Nutrition Employee Week 5/7-5/11
  Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week 5/7-5/11
  Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week 5/7-5/11
  National Nursing Week (Canada) 5/7-7/13
  National Student Nurses Day 5/8/18
  National Teacher Day 5/8/18
  National School Nurse Day 5/9/18
  Occupational Safety & Health Professional Day 5/9/18
  Provider Appreciation Day 5/11/18
  National Cytotechnology Day 5/13/18
  Mother's Day 5/13/18
  National Medical Transcriptionist Week 5/13-5/19
  National Nursing Home Week  5/13-5/19
  National Women's Health Week 5/13-5/19
  Police Week 5/13-5/19
  Armed Forces Day 5/19/18
  Classified School Employee Week  5/20-5/26
  National EMS Week 5/20-5/26
  National Hurricane Preparedness Week 5/21-5/25
  Memorial Day  5/28/18
  National Senior Health & Fitness Day  5/30/18
  World No Tobacco Day 5/31/18
JUNE    
  Employee Wellbeing Month JUNE
  Men's Health Month JUNE
  National Safety Month JUNE
  National CPR-AED Awareness Week 6/1-6/7
  Community Health Improvement Week  6/3-6/9
  World Environment Day 6/5/18
  Family Health & Fitness Day  6/9/18
  National Men's Health Week 6/11-6/17
  National Career Nursing Assistants Day 6/14/18
  National Nursing Assistants Week 6/14-6/21
  Father's Day 6/17/18
  Healthcare Risk Management Week  6/18-6/22
JULY    
  National Parks & Recreation Month JULY
  Independence Day  7/4/18
  Parents' Day 7/22/18
AUGUST    
  Back to School (End Of Summer) AUGUST
  Children's Eye Health and Safety Month AUGUST
  National Breastfeeding Month AUGUST
  National Immunization Awareness Month AUGUST
  World Breastfeeding Week 8/1-8/7
  National Night Out 8/7/18
SEPTEMBER    
  Baby Safety Month SEPTEMBER
  National Food Safety Education Month SEPTEMBER
  Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month SEPTEMBER
  Head Lice Prevention Month SEPTEMBER
  Healthy Aging Month  SEPTEMBER
  Library Card Sign-up Month SEPTEMBER
  National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) SEPTEMBER
  National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month SEPTEMBER
  National Cholesterol Education Month SEPTEMBER
  National Preparedness Month SEPTEMBER
  Prostate Cancer Awareness Month SEPTEMBER
  National Payroll Week  9/4-9/8
  International Literacy Day 9/8/18
  National Grandparents Day 9/9/18
  National Suicide Prevention Week 9/9-9/15
  International Housekeepers Week 9/9-9/15
  National Assisted Living Week  9/9-9/15
  National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week 9/9-9/15
  National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 9/9-9/15
  World Suicide Prevention Day 9/10/18
  Neonatal Nurses Day 9/15/18
  National Hispanic Heritage Month 9/15-10/15
  National Adult Day Services Week 9/16-9/22
  National Rehabilitation Awareness Week 9/16-9/22
  National Surgical Technologists Week 9/16-9/22
  Prostate Cancer Awareness Week 9/16-9/22
  World Alzheimer's Day  9/21/18
  Child Passenger Safety Week 9/23-9/29
  National Women's Health and Fitness Day 9/26/18
OCTOBER    
  American Pharmacists Month (APhM) OCTOBER
  Domestic Violence Awareness Month OCTOBER
  International Walk to School Month OCTOBER
  National Breast Cancer Awareness Month OCTOBER
  National Bullying Prevention Month OCTOBER
  National Crime Prevention Month OCTOBER
  National Cyber Security Awareness Month OCTOBER
  National Physical Therapy Month OCTOBER
  National Principals Month OCTOBER
  Child Health Day 10/1/18
  Customer Service Week 10/1-10/5
  National PA Week  10/6-10/12
  Emergency Nurses Week  10/7-10/13
  Fire Prevention Week 10/7-10/13
  National Healthcare Food Service Week 10/7-10/13
  National Healthcare Supply Chain Week  10/7-10/13
  Teen Read Week  10/7-10/13
  Emergency Nurses Day 10/10/18
  Walk to School Day 10/10/18
  National Depression Screening Day 10/11/18
  International Central Service Week 10/14-10/20
  International Infection Prevention Week 10/14-10/20
  National Medical Assistants Recognition Week 10/15-10/19
  National School Bus Safety Week 10/15-10/19
  National School Lunch Week 10/15-10/19
  Global Handwashing Day 10/15/18
  National Boss Day 10/16/18
  International Credit Union Day  10/18/18
  National Mammography Day 10/19/18
  America's Safe Schools Week 10/21-10/27
  National Character Counts Week 10/21-10/27
  National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week 10/21-10/27
  National Healthcare Quality Week 10/21-10/27
  National Teen Driver Safety Week 10/21-10/27
  Pharmacy Week 10/21-10/27
  National Healthcare Facilities & Engineering Week 10/21-10/27
  National Respiratory Care Week 10/21-10/27
  Red Ribbon Week 10/23-10/31
  Make A Difference Day 10/27/18
  Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 10/28-11/3
  Halloween 10/31/18
NOVEMBER    
  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month NOVEMBER
  Lung Cancer Awareness Month NOVEMBER
  Military Family Appreciation Month NOVEMBER
  National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month NOVEMBER
  National Diabetes Month NOVEMBER
  National Family Caregivers Month NOVEMBER
  Home Care and Hospice Month NOVEMBER
  PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month NOVEMBER
  National Patient Transport Week 11/4-11/10
  National Radiologic Technology Week  11/4-11/10
  Perioperative Nurse Week   11/4-11/10
  Election Day  11/6/18
  Veteran's Day  11/11/18
  American Education Week 11/12-11/16
  National Education Support Professionals Day 11/14/18
  America Recycles Day  11/15/18
  Great American Smokeout 11/15/18
  National Parental Involvement Day 11/15/18
  Substitute Educators Day 11/16/18
  National Family Volunteer Day 11/17/18
  National Family Week 11/18-11/24
  Thanksgiving 11/23/18
DECEMBER    
  National Impaired Driving Prevention Month DECEMBER
  Safe Toys and Gifts Month DECEMBER
  World AIDS Day 12/1/18
  National Handwashing Awareness Week 12/2-12/8
  National Influenza Vaccination Week 12/2-12/8
  Hanukkah (Chanukah) 12/2-12/10
  Christmas  12/25/18
  Kwanzaa 12/26/18