Holidays and Festivals

Bounty Day (Norfolk Island)
Lindisfarne Day, (Germanic Neopaganism) commemorating the Viking Raid on Lindisfarne in 793
Name Your Poison Day
World Brain Tumor Day
World Oceans Day
Province Day
(Temotu Province)
Upsy Daisy Day
Best Friends Day
Second day of the Vestalia honor of Vesta (Roman Empire)
Feast of Saint Elphege, Bishop, martyr (Translation day)
Feast of Saint Medard, Bishop of Noyon, confessor
Feast of Saint Audomar, Bishop of Thérouanne, confessor (Translation day)
Blessed Chlodulph, Bishop of Metz
* Common Ridings Hawick, Scotland - First weekend in June -

Fête de la Fourche   Translation:  Pitchfork Day (French Republican) The 20th day of the Month of Prairial in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"The German likes his beer
The Pommy likes his half and half
Because it brings good cheer
The Scotsman likes his whisky
And the Irishman likes his hot
The Aussie has no national drink
So he drinks the bloody lot."

- Traditional

Drink of The Day


2 parts gin
1 part dry vermouth
1 part sweet vermouth
strawberry coulis/crushed strawberries
Shake alcoholic ingredients and serve over crushed ice with strawberry coulis and strawberries garnish
Serve in Cocktail Glass, Tumbler, or Flute

Wine of The Day

Rietvallei Estate Wine (2007) Shiraz
Style - Shiraz

Beer of The Day

Boulevard Pilsner  
Brewer - Boulevard Brewing Co., Kansas City, MO 
Style - American-Style Specialty Lager 

Joke of The Day

 A woman gets home, runs into his house, slams the door and says,
"Honey, pack your bags. I won the lottery!!"
The husband says, "Wow! That's great! I'm so happy! Should I pack
for the ocean, or should I pack for the mountains?"
She says, "I don't care. Just get the hell out!"

Quote of The Day

"Bitten by the brewer's horse."
- Old English slang for being drunk

Whiskey of The Day

McAfee's Benchmark Old #8 Brand Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

June Observances

African-American Music Appreciation Month
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Awareness Month
Aquarium Month
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month
Black Music Month
Cancer From The Sun Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children's Awareness Month
Corn and Cucumber Month
Country Cooking Month
Dairy Alternatives Month
Dairy Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International Men's Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon and Mango Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Adopt a Cat Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Family Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month
(Also September)
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Awareness Month
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Book Month
National Ice Tea Month
National Lady Lawyers Month
National Migraine Awareness Month
National Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
National R.O.S.E. Month
National Rescue a Cat Month
National Rivers Month
National Safety Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Student Safety Month
National Tire Safety Month
National Week of The Ocean Festival Sea-son
Thursday before the Second Saturday in March through Second Saturday in June
Okra & Pluot and Aprium Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Skyscraper Month
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Turkey Lovers' Month
Vision Research Month
Women's Golf Month
World Infertility Month
World Naked Bike Ride Month
(Northern Hemisphere)

Observances this Week

National Automotive Service Professionals Week, Second Week in June
Families in Business Week, Second Week in June
Email Week, Second Week of June

Superman Days First Thursday through Sunday in June
International Clothesline Week First Saturday through Second Saturday

Jim Thorpe Native American Games, Second Sunday through Third Sunday in June
National Automotive Service Professionals Week, Full Week of June 12th
National Flag Week, Week of June 14th * CLICK HERE

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