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October

Following is a list of National Days for the month of October.  Weekly and monthly observations follow the days at the bottom of the page.

 

October 1

October 2

October 3

October 4

October 5

October 6

October 7

October 8

October 9

October  10

October 11

October 12

October 13

October 14

October 15

October 16

October 17

October 18

October 19

October 20

October 21

October 22

October 23

October 24

October 25

October 26

October 27

October 28

October 29

October 30

October 31

 

*Day * – New Proclamation

 

Week Observations
Universal Children’s Week: 1-7
Sukkot: 1-9
World Dairy Expo: 7-12 (First Tues. – Sunday)
No Salt Week: 3-10
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: 4-7
National Storytelling Weekend: 4-6 (1st Full Weekend) ?
World Space Week: 4-10
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend: 5-6
National Physicians Assistant Week: 6-12
Emergency Nurses Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Fire Prevention Week: 6-12
Great Books Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Mental Illness Awareness Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Mystery Series Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
National Carry A Tune Week: 6-12
National Metric Week: 5-11 (Week always has 10th in it.)
National Work From Home Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Nuclear Medicine Week: 5-11 (1st Full Week)
Customer Service Week: 7-11 (1st Week) ?
Fall Astronomy Week: 7-13
Financial Planning Week: 6-12 (1st Mon-Sun Week)
Kids’ Goal Setting Week: 7-11
Spinning & Weaving Week: 7-13
World Rainforest Week: 7-13
Take Your Medicine Americans Week: 10-16
Great American Beer Festival: 10-12
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week: 19-25 (Third Full Week)
Earth Science Week: 12-18 (Always 2nd Full Week)
Freedom From Bullies Week: 12-18 (2nd Full Week)
Getting The World To Beat A Path To Your Door Week: 13-19
National Chestnut Week: 12-18 (2nd Full Week)
National Food Bank Week: 12-18 (Week Always Has 16th in it, World Food Day)
Teen Read Week: 13-19
YWCA Week Without Violence: 12-18 (Second Full Week)
National School Lunch Week: 13-17 (Starts on 2nd Monday)
YWCA Week Without Violence: 14-20
Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week: 17-24
Freedom of Speech Week: 19-25 (3rd Full Week)
Medical Assistants Recognition Week: 19-25 (3rd Full Week) Link
National Character Counts Week: 20-26
National Chemistry Week: 20-26
National Forest Products Week: 19-25 (Starts Third Sunday)
National Friends of Libraries Week: 19-25 (Third Full Week)
National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week: 20-26
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: 19-25 (Always Third week)
National Massage Therapy Week: 19-25 (Last Full Week)
National Respiratory Care Week: 19-25 (last full week)
National Save For Retirement Week: 19-25 (3rd Full Week)
Pastoral Care Week: 20-26
Red Ribbon Week: 19-25 (Last Week)
Ally Week: 21-25
Kids Care Week: 10/26 – 11/1 (Always Includes 10/27 Make A Difference Day)
National School Bus Safety Week: 21-25 (Third Full Week)
National Nuclear Science Week: 21-25
Disarmament Week: 24-30
Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week: 24-30
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week: 24-31
World Origami Days: 24-11/11
International Magic Week: 25-31
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week: 27-11/2

Month Observations

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan)
American Cheese Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Apple Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bullying Prevention Month
(World) Blindness Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Children’s Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign (10/1-12/31)
Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair-Improve Your Home Month (10/1-3/31/13)
Fair Trade Month
Financial Planning Month
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month
Gay & Lesbian History Month
German-American Heritage Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Hog Wild – Eat Country Ham
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Italian-American Heritage Month
International Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month
Intergeneration Month
LGBT History Month
Long Term Care Planning Month
Month of Free Thought
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month
National Cookbook Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Field Trip Month
National “Gain The Inside Advantage” Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Pear and Pineapple Month
Photographer Appreciation Month
Pizza Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons Month
Rhubarb Month
Right Brainers Rule! Month
Sausage Month
Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month Link (Different Than Squirrel Appreciation Day in January)
Tackling Hunger Month
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Vegetarian Month
Wishbones for Pets Month (10/15 – 11/30)
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Menopause Month

 

 

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