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DAYS

  • Banana Day, [Westchester University, PA]  (April 15, 2020 - 3rd Wed in April)
     
  • Easter Sunday in 2020 is April 12 (can be March or April)
     
  • International Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day (2020 is October 17)
     
  • National Arbor Day [Arbor Day Foundation]
    (April 24, 2020 - last Friday in April - many states observe different dates according to best local tree planting times)
     
  • [National 30 Hour Famine] (Feb 28-29, 2020 and April 24-25, 2020) Students in the U.S. and around the world unite to learn about hunger, raise funds to help the hungry, and then go hungry themselves for 30 hours!
     
  • National Burrito Day (April 2, 2020 - 1st Thurs)
    (Burrito Recipes)
     
  • [Bermuda Peppercorn Ceremony]  (April 22, 2020, usually held on the Wednesday closest to St. George’s Day, April 23).  A major annual ceremonial event in St. George, when the Governor officially receives one Peppercorn from a Freemason official. In 1816 Bermuda's capital moved from St. George to Hamilton City. The old stone State House, built in 1619, was given to the Freemasons for an annual rent of One Peppercorn.
     
  • [World Fish Migration Day  (Next date is October 24, 2020) To create awareness of the importance of open rivers and migratory fish.

WEEKS

  • Egg Salad Week in 2020 is April 13-18 (week after Easter, March or April) Dedicated to the many delicious uses for all of the Easter eggs that have been cooked, colored, hidden and found.
     
  • National Library Week (April 19-25, 2020)
      [American Library Association]
     
  • National Public Health Week: April 6-12, 2020 (1st full week in April) [American Public Health Assoc.]
     
  • National Procrastination Week was last month
     
  • Stewardship Week - April 26-May 3, 2020 (last Sun in April to 1st Sun in May) [Nat’l Assoc. of Conservation Districts] To encourage conserving natural resources for our future. 2020 Theme is 'Where would we BEE without Pollinators?'
     
  • [UK Coffee Week(April 27 - May 3, 2020 - Can be in April or May).  COFFEE WEEK HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO AUTUMN - NEW DATES TO FOLLOW.  The nation’s largest celebration of coffee, all for a good cause.
     
  • UK: National Gardening Week: April 27-May 3, 2020  [Royal Horticultural Society]  Encouraging gardners to share their love of gardening.
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