May Special Events & Holiday Gift Guide

May 2017

Hot Pink Rose

Observances for the Month of May

Bicycle Safety Month

Foster Care Month

High Blood Pressure Month

Mental Health Month

 

National Photography Month

Older Americans Month


Special Events in May

National Pet Week (1 – 7)

Wildflower Week (2 -8)

Children’s Book Week (4 -10)

National Police Week (May 10 -May 16)

National Women’s Health Week (10 – 16)

National EMS Week (17 – 23)

Medical Transcriptionist Week  (17 – 13)


Important Days in May

1 May Day

5 Cinco de Mayo

6 National Nurses Day

Gifts for Nurses

Nursing Apparel & Accessories

8 VE Day, WW II

8 World Red Cross / Crescent Day

9 National Teacher Appreciation Day*

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher Gift Stores

14 Mother’s Day*

18 International Museum Day

20 Armed Forces Day*

21 National Waiters and Waitresses Day

24 Victoria Day* (Canada)

26 Sally Ride Day

27 International Jazz Day

28 Amnesty International Day 

29 Memorial Day*

31 World No Tobacco Day

*Date varies from year to year.