Of course, there's the obvious days like: May 4th (Star Wars), Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) & Mother's Day (May 14th).  There are a lot of other recognition and observances happening in the month of May.  Some that might have special meaning to you and some that are just plain funny.  Here is a list of things to celebrate in the 5th month of the year:

ALS Awareness Month
(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease) 
American Wetlands Month 
APS Awareness Month 
Arthritis Awareness Month
Aramanth Month 
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month
Borderline Personality Disorder Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month 
Building Safety Month 
Celiac Awareness Month 
Chip Your Pet Month
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada):
Creative Beginnings Month
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month 
Drum Month 
EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) Awareness Month 
Family Reunion Month   (Between Mother's Day and Father's Day)
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Food Allergy Action Month
Freedom Shrine Month 
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Global Civility Awareness Month
Global Health and Fitness Month
Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Golf Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Home Schooling Awareness Month
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
International Audit Month
International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Maytag Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
Mystery Month
National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
National Barbeque Month
National Better Hearing Month
National Bike Month
National Egg Month
National Foster Care Month
National Good Car Keeping Month
National Guide Dog Month
National Hamburger Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Inventors Month
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month (aka NF Month)
(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month
National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month
National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Moving Month
National Pet Month
National Osteoporosis Prevention Month
National Photo Month
National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
National Physiotherapy Month
National Preservation Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month (The Sauce)
National Service Dog Eye Examination Month
National Smile Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Toddler Immunization Month
National Tuberous Sclerosis Month 
National Water Safety Month
Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
National Vinegar Month
National Youth Traffic Safety Month 
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month
Older Americans Month
Personal History Month 
Pet Cancer Awareness Month 
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month (5/11-6/15)
React Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Social Security Education Awareness Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month  
Spiritual Literacy Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Teen CEO Month
Tennis Month
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Month
Textile Month 
Tourettes Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 - 6/15) 
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women's Health Care Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month
National Family Month (5/12 to 6/16)


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