August Observances to Share with Your Social Networks

Goodness, where has the time gone? We’re four months away from ending the year. Maybe that’s not a bad thing given the circumstances. But life goes on and there are things to celebrate like the following observances. 


  • American Artists Appreciation Month Link
  • American Indian Heritage Month Link  (See also November)
  • American History Essay Contest (8/1 – 12/15) 
  • Black Business Month
  • Boomers Making A Difference Month
  • National Read A Romance Novel Month
  • National Wellness Month Link
  • Read-A-Romance Month
  • What Will Be Your Legacy Month

Days in August

  • National Girlfriend’s Day: August 1
  • World Wide Web Day: August 1
  • American Family Day: August 2  Link  (First Sunday)
  • Friendship Day: August 2  Link (First Sunday)   
  • National Coloring Book Day: August 2  Link
  • National Kids’ Day: August 2 (First Sunday) Link
  • Sister’s Day: August 2 (First Sunday)
  • Book Lovers Day: August 9  Link
  • Smithsonian Day: August 10
  • Baby Boomers Recognition Day: August 17  Link 

If any or all of these observances resonate with you in some way, create interesting content with your social followings. You never know when you will make someone’s day with a meme or blog post. 


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