Holidays and Festivals

National Day (Iraq)
Martyr's Day (Tunisia)
Day of Valor
* (see below)
Vimy Ridge Day (Canada)
* (see below)
Winston Churchill Day

Day of the Finnish Language (Finland)
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day
Name Yourself Day
National Cherish An Antique Day
National Alcohol Screening Day
Jenkins's Ear Day
Appomattox Day
Baby Massage Day
Christian Feast Day of Gaucherius
Christian Feast Day of Materiana
Christian Feast Day of Waltrude

* Snowbombing Festival Mayrhofen, Austria, Europe  April 5 – 10 (5of6) (2010)
* Beer Tasting to Benefit Pints for Prostates Sarasota FL (2010)

* Day of Valor, also known as the "Bataan Day" (the Philippines)
* Vimy Ridge Day, commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge. (Canada)
Fête de la Ruche   Translation:  Hive Day (French Republican) The 20th day of the Month of Germinal in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "Let No Man Thirst For Lack Of Real Ale."

- Unknown

Drink of The Day

 Bacardi Cocktail

1 Part Rum
2 Parts Sweet and Sour Mix
Splash of Grenadine

Wine of The Day

Five Star Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon
Style - Cabernet Sauvignon
Walla Walla Valley
Certified Organic    

Beer of The Day

 Schlafly Kolsch Ale
Brewer - The Saint Louis Brewery, Inc.,  St Louis, Missouri, USA
Style - Kölsch

Joke of The Day

 Being a modest man, when I checked into my hotel on a recent trip, I said to the lady at the registration desk ... "I hope the porn channel in my room is disabled." To which she replied, "No, it's regular porn, you sick bastard."

Quote of The Day 

“When I drink, I think; and when I think, I drink.”
- Francois Rabelais (1494 – April 9th 1553), a French Renaissance writer.

April Observances

Alcohol Awareness Month
Amateur Radio Month
Atlanta Food & Wine Month
Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month
Cancer Control Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Community Spirit Days
Confederate History Month
Couple Appreciation Month
Cranberries and Gooseberries Month
DNA, Genomics and Stem Cell Education and Awareness Month
Defeat Diabetes Month
Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
Facial Protection Month
Fair Housing Month
Financial Literacy Month
Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month
Frog Month
Get Yourself Tested Month
Global Child Nutrition Month
Grange Month
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)
Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor to March)
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month
Informed Woman Month
Injury Prevention Month
International Cesarean Awareness Month
International Customer Loyalty Month
International Daffynitions Month
International Guitar Month
International Twit Award Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Lawn and Garden Month
Learn Thai Month
Library Snapshot Month
Math Awareness Month
Month of the Military Child
Month of the Young Child
National African American Women's Fitness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Card and Letter Writing Month
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month
National Decorating Month
National Donate Life Month
National Garden Month
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month
National Humor Month
National Kite Month
National Knuckles Down Month
National Landscape Architecture Month
National Multiple Birth Awareness Month
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Oral Health Month
National Parkinson's Awareness Month
National Pecan Month
National Pest Management Month
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
National Pet Month
National Poetry Month
National Prepare Your Home To Be Sold Month
National Rebuilding Month
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Education and Awareness Month
National Stress Awareness Month
National Welding Month
National Welding Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month
Patient Safety Awareness Month
Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month
Physical Wellness Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month
Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
Procrastination Awareness Month
Records and Information Management Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
School Library Media Month
Southern Belles Month
Soy Foods Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
Straw Hat Month
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month
Women's Eye Health and Safety Month
Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
World Habitat Awareness Month
Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month

Observances this Week

American Indian Awareness Week, Second Week of April
Garden Week,  Second Week of April
National Animal Control Appreciation Week,  First Full Week of April
National Blue Ribbon Week,  (Child Abuse) First Full Week of April
National Public Health Week,  First Full Week of April
National Week of the Ocean,  First Full Week of April
National Window Safety Week,  First Full Week of April

The Masters Tournament, Second Wednesday through Sunday in April
Hate Week, April 4th through 10th
National Week of the Ocean, Usually the Week of April 6th

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