Holidays and Festivals

National Day (Iceland) independence from Denmark in 1944
Zemla Intifada Day (Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic)
VodkaFest (with Gin) Roundup (Manhattan) 
Father's Day (El Salvador, Guatemala) *
Bunker Hill Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)

National holiday of West Germany until 1990.
World Day To Combat Desertification and Drought
World Juggler's Day
Eat Your Vegetables Day
Stewarts Root Beer Day
Feast of Saint Albert Chmielowski
Feast of Saint Gondulf
Feast of Saint Hervé patron of the blind
Feast of Saint Hypatius of Bithynia
Feast of Saint Rainier
Feast of Saint Botolph, Abbot
(d. c. 680)

* Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 10 – 23 (8of14) (2010)
* Meltdown Festival London, UK June 11 - 20 (7of10) (2010)
* North by Northeast Music Festival Toronto, Canada June 16 - 20 (2of5) (2010)
* Sonar Festival (Barcelona, Spain), progressive music and multimedia arts festival, Second Thursday through Saturday in June

Fête de la Pivoine   Translation:  Peony Day (French Republican) The 29th day of the Month of Prairial in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"Here’s to those who love us,
And here’s to those who don’t,
A smile for those who are willing to,
And a tear for those who won’t."

- Anonymous

Drink of The Day

Old Fashioned
1 part Boubon
1 teaspoon sugar
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 orange slices
2 maraschino cherries
Water or Soda water

In the bottom of a rocks glass, carefully muddle the sugar, bitters, 1 orange slice, 1 cherry and a splash of water or soda.
Remove the orange rind and add the Boubon and ice.  Garnish with the remaining orange slice and cherry.

Wine of The Day

Wild Horse (2008) Pinot Noir
Style - Pinot Noir
Central Coast

Beer of The Day

 Signature Quadruple
Brewer - Choc Beer Company  Krebs, OK
Style - Belgian-Style Ale

Joke of The Day

10. Beer: Getting sorority girls knocked up for 300 years
9.A decent excuse for your normal clumsy self
8. Beer: That nasty taste means it's workin'!
7. You have to fill your bladder with something.
6. We don't make the urine. We make the urine faster.
5. Numbing the Embarrassment of Being You
4. It's the thicker-chicker-picker-upper!
3. Easier to Spell than Whiskey
2. The *Other* Thin Yellowish Liquid
1. Beer: It's how you got here.

Quote of The Day

"Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer."
-Henry Lawson (June 17th 1867 to September 2nd 1922), an Australian writer/poet.

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

Universal Father's Week, Third Full Week in June 
Consumer Awareness Week, Third Week in June
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week, Third Full Week in June
National Health Care Risk Management Week, Third Work Week in June
Meet A Mate Week, Third Full Week in June
Old Time Fiddlers Week (Weiser, Idaho), Third Full Week in June

National Nursing Assistants Week, Week Starting the Second Thursday in June
Dragaica fair (Buzau, Romania) June 10th through 24th

Historical Events on June 17th


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Died on July 17th


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