Holidays and Festivals

Queen's Day (Netherlands) *(see below)
Walpurgis Night (Central and Northern Europe) *
Children's Day (Mexico)
Eve of Beltane (Celtic Druidic holiday) * (see below)
Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, 1 official flag day of Sweden.

Reunification Day (Vietnam)
Consumer Protection Day (Thailand)
Carodejnice (Czech Republic and Slovakia)

May Eve,
eve of the first day of summer (see May 1)
National Honesty Day
Spank Out Day
Hairstyle Appreciation Day
Hairstylists Appreciation Day 
Christian Feast Day of Adjutor
Christian Feast Day of Eutropius of Saintes
Christian Feast Day of Maximus of Rome
Christian Feast Day of Quirinus of Neuss
Christian Feast Day of Suitbert the Younger
Christian Feast Day of Saint Pope Pius V
Third day of the Floralia (Roman Empire)  
* Festival of Nations 4/29/2010 - 5/3/2010 St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (2of5) (2010)
* Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 4/29/2010 - 5/2/2010 Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA (2of5) (2010)

* Eve of Beltane (Celtic Druidic holiday)  
Beltane Fire Festival (Calton Hill, Edinburgh)

* Queen's Day (Netherlands)  is the largest one-day holiday in the Netherlands.  

Fête de la Rhubarbe   Translation:  Rhubarb Day (French Republican) The 11th day of the Month of Floréal in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "My heart is as full as my glass,
When I drink to you, old friend!"

- Traditional

Drink of The Day

 Mojito 2

2 Parts Rum
Mint Leaves
1 Tsp Sugar
1/2 Lime
Fill With Soda

Muddle together the mint leaves, lime,rum and sugar then add ice. Fill with soda and give it a little swirl with a bar spoon. Garnish with the remaining mint leaves.
- See July, 31st for Mojito 1

Wine of The Day

Grande River Vineyards 2007 Reserve
Style - Petite Verdot
Grand Valley

Beer of The Day

 Ommegang Biere de Mars
Brewer - Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown, NY 
Style - American-Belgian

Joke of The Day

 I was in the pub with my wife last night and I said "I love you"
She said "Is that you or the beer talking?"
I replied "It's me talking to the beer"

Quote of The Day

"Why is abbreviation such a long word?"
- Anonymous 

Whisky of The Day

Wiser's Small Batch Canadian Whisky
- In Honor of John Philip Wiser (October 4th, 1825 – April 30th, 1911), an American manufacturer and political figure in Ontario, Canada. 

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
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

Mariachi Week (Tucsan, AZ, USA), Last week in April
National Pro-Life T-shirt Week,  Last week in April
National Scoop The Poop Week, Last week in April
National Playground Safety Week, Last Week in April 

Historical Events on April 30th


Born on April 30th


Died on April 30th


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