"If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud." ~ Emile Zola

15 September 2009

Interesting Holidays & Observances- Veg, Animals, Health, & More!

The next couple of months will celebrate a plethora of veg-, compassion-, and animal-related holidays, plus lots of important issue-awareness days/weeks that are important to me. Check'em out! Party, anyone?

The Veg Calendar

September: World Animal Remembrance Month, Yoga Awareness Month

September 15-21:
National Farm Animals Awareness Week (U.S.)

September 18th:
International Day of Peace

September 19th:
Puppy Mill Awareness Day

September 25th:
Hug A Vegetarian Day (I'm expecting some love, gang!)

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, LGBT History Month, Emotional Wellness Month, National Depression Education and Awareness Month, National Animal Safety and Protection Month,
Vegetarian Awareness Month, & National Pet Wellness Month

October 1st:
World Vegetarian Day

October 2nd:
World Farm Animals Day

October 3rd: Alternative Fuel Day

October 4th: World Animal Day

October 5-11: Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 6th: Ecological Debt Day

October 8th: National Depression Screening Day

October 10th: World Mental Health Day

October 11th: Coming Out Day

October 17-24:
National Primate Liberation Week (U.S.)

October 18-24: Freedom From Bullies Week


October 19-25: Freedom of Speech Week

October 23-31:
World Go Vegan Week

October 28th: National Chocolates Day- yay!

November: Vegan Awareness Month

November 1-7" National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

November 1st:
World Vegan Day

November 9-16: World Kindness Week

November 13th:
World Kindness Day

November 15th: Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 16th: International Day for Tolerance

November 21: National Survivors of Suicide Day

November 25th: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

December 10th:
International Animal Rights Day

Find awareness days and observances of your own!

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