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April Fool’s Day
April Fool’s Day
Apr 1 all-day
April Fool's Day
Traditionally, April Fool’s Day is an opportunity for playing jokes or tricks on one another.  The stranger and the more absurd the better. It is celebrated in the United States, England, France, Scotland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Germany and Norway.…
Orthodox Easter Day
Orthodox Easter Day
Apr 1 all-day
Orthodox Easter Day
Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around…
Zipper Day
Zipper Day
Apr 1 all-day
Zipper Day
On April 29, celebrate the zipper it because it is Zipper Day.We all tend to take for granted most things around us. The humble zipper that is holding up your pants, skirt or dress right now is one of those…
Orthodox Good Friday 1:17 am
Orthodox Good Friday
Apr 1 @ 1:17 am – 2:17 am
Orthodox Good Friday
Millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate Good Friday, also known as “Great Friday” to remember the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion. The Orthodox Easter dates usually differ from the dates used by western churches because most Orthodox churches retained some…
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Honesty Day
Honesty Day
Apr 2 all-day
Honesty Day
April begins with a day that celebrates falsehoods – April Fool’s Day. End it with a day that celebrates and acknowledges the importance of honesty – Honesty Day.Celebrated annually on April 30, the day was created by M. Hirsh Goldberg,…
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Apr 2 all-day
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the day between Jesus Christ’s crucifixion (Good Friday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday), according to Christian belief. Many Orthodox Christians commemorate the burial of Christ on this day.What Do People Do?Holy Communion can be received on Holy…
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World Party Day
World Party Day
Apr 3 all-day
World Party Day
April 3 is World Party Day. Also known as P Day, it is an annually celebrated unofficial holiday that aims to achieve social change and harmony by encouraging people to celebrate life by partying.The idea behind the holiday is that…
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Tell a Lie Day
Tell a Lie Day
Apr 4 all-day
Tell a Lie Day
Nope, we aren’t lying, we promise! April 4 is Tell a Lie Day!The holiday of unknown origins comes just a few days after another holiday that celebrates trickery and lying – April Fool’s Day and a few weeks before Honesty…
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Read a Road Map Day
Read a Road Map Day
Apr 5 all-day
Read a Road Map Day
Read a Road Map Day is on April 5. It encourages people to go on an adventure the old fashioned way, with a paper map!Also known as National Read a Road Map Day, the unofficial holiday is a throwback to…
Soup’s On 12:00 pm
Soup’s On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Soup's On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
St Stephen’s Memorial Hall
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National Tartan Day in Canada
National Tartan Day in Canada
Apr 6 all-day
National Tartan Day in Canada
Tartans of all varieties are worn on Tartan Day, which recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Scots and their descendants in Canada on April 6.What Do People Do?Tartan Day celebrations include parades with pipe bands, highland dancing and sports, and…
Sorry Charlie Day
Sorry Charlie Day
Apr 6 all-day
Sorry Charlie Day
April 6 is Sorry Charlie Day, a day to recognize that everyone gets rejected sometime in his or her life. The name of the holiday comes from the phrase, sorry Charlie, popular in the United States.According to some, the phrase…
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The Lord’s Day
The Lord’s Day
Apr 7 all-day
The Lord's Day
The Lord’s Day in Christianity is generally Sunday, the principal day of communal worship. It is observed by most Christians as the weekly memorial of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is said in the canonical Gospels to have been…
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Barbershop Quartet Day
Barbershop Quartet Day
Apr 11 all-day
Barbershop Quartet Day
April 11 is Barbershop Quartet Day, a day that celebrates barbershop music, a style of harmony singing without any accompanying music.The unofficial holiday commemorates the founding of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America…
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Grilled Cheese Day
Grilled Cheese Day
Apr 12 all-day
Grilled Cheese Day
April 12 is Grilled Cheese Day, a day to celebrate this hearty bread and cheese dish and to make every meal out of it.A grilled cheese consists of grilling or toasting a slice of cheese between two slices of bread.Comfort…
Soup’s On 12:00 pm
Soup’s On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Soup's On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
St Stephen’s Memorial Hall
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Scrabble Day
Scrabble Day
Apr 13 all-day
Scrabble Day
April 13 is Scrabble Day, a day to celebrate the popular word board game created in 1938 by American architect Alfred Mosher Butts.Scrabble is a board word game where 2 to 4 players place tiles each having an alphabet on…
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International Moment of Laughter Day
International Moment of Laughter Day
Apr 14 all-day
International Moment of Laughter Day
On April 14, stop, smell the roses and laugh a little (or a lot), because it is International Moment of Laughter Day.The unofficial holiday, created by humorologist Izzy Gesell, encourages people to forget the stresses of daily life and give…
The Lord’s Day
The Lord’s Day
Apr 14 all-day
The Lord's Day
The Lord’s Day in Christianity is generally Sunday, the principal day of communal worship. It is observed by most Christians as the weekly memorial of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is said in the canonical Gospels to have been…
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Columnist Day
Columnist Day
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day
Columnist Day
April 18 is celebrated annually as Columnists Day to commemorate the life and work of columnist, Ernest Taylor Pyle.The National Society of Newspaper Columnists created this holiday on the death anniversary of Ernie Pyle.Died on the JobPyle, also known as…
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Soup’s On 12:00 pm
Soup’s On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Soup's On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
St Stephen’s Memorial Hall
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Look Alike Day
Look Alike Day
Apr 20 all-day
Look Alike Day
If you have ever been told that you look familiar or look like someone else, then Look Alike Day on April 20 is the holiday you should be celebrating.Look Alike Day is a fun holiday invented to celebrate identical twins,…
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The Lord’s Day
The Lord’s Day
Apr 21 all-day
The Lord's Day
The Lord’s Day in Christianity is generally Sunday, the principal day of communal worship. It is observed by most Christians as the weekly memorial of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is said in the canonical Gospels to have been…
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Jelly Bean Day
Jelly Bean Day
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
Jelly Bean Day
April 22 is Jelly Bean Day. It is an unofficial holiday that honors the sugary bean-shaped candies that are hard on the outside and gel-like on the inside.Popular during Easter and Halloween, jelly bean candies come in a variety of…
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Lover’s Day
Lover’s Day
Apr 23 all-day
Lover's Day
April 23 is Lover’s Day, a day to celebrate your significant other and let them know how much they mean to you.While the origin of Lover’s Day is a mystery, some sources believe that the unofficial holiday is based on…
St. George’s Day in Canada
St. George’s Day in Canada
Apr 23 all-day
St. George's Day in Canada
 St George’s Day commemorates the life of St George, a Roman soldier and Christian martyr. St George’s Day is a provincial holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. It is observed on the Monday closest to April 23 each year.What…
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International Guide Dog Day
International Guide Dog Day
Apr 24 all-day
International Guide Dog Day
Every year, the last Wednesday in April is set as International Guide Dog DayThis is a day to celebrate the important role of guide dogs that help the blind and visually impaired remain safe and independently mobile day in and…
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DNA Day
DNA Day
Apr 25 all-day
DNA Day
Observed every year on April 25 since 2003, DNA Day celebrates and recognizes the importance of genetics and the scientific advances made in the field.DNA Day was instituted as a one-time celebration in the United States by a proclamation of…
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Pretzel Day
Pretzel Day
Apr 26 all-day
Pretzel Day
Celebrate the doughy, salty snack called Pretzel on April 26, Pretzel Day.Considered to be one of the oldest surviving snacks in the world, the humble but delicious pretzel is thought to have originated in Europe, possibly created by monks in…
Soup’s On 12:00 pm
Soup’s On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Soup's On @ St Stephen's Memorial Hall
St Stephen’s Memorial Hall
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The Lord’s Day
The Lord’s Day
Apr 28 all-day
The Lord's Day
The Lord’s Day in Christianity is generally Sunday, the principal day of communal worship. It is observed by most Christians as the weekly memorial of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is said in the canonical Gospels to have been…
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