This month has some good holidays, from Chicken Boy’s Day until Shemini Atzeret Day. Here are some holidays you can celebrate each day with ideas to help you celebrate each of them.
September 1: Chicken Boy’s Day – Buy a chicken suit and wear it all day to commemorate Chicken Boy.
September 2: V-J Day – V-J…Is that like PJ day? Oh, no – I guess it stands for Victory in Japan.
September 3: National Lazy Moms Day (2010) – Are you a lazy mom? Then this day is for you!
September 4: Give the dog a break and carry in your own newspaper for once.
September 5: Be Late for Something Day – This gives you a sound excuse to be late for something.
September 6: Labor Day – Go to work and labor…oh, wait – most people have the day off from work. Never mind.
September 7: Google Day – Google yourself.
September 8: International Literacy Day – This is good news if you don’t know how to read; today you will learn how.
September 9: Wonderful Weirdoes Day – For all those wonderful weirdoes out there.
September 10: Swap Ideas Day – Got an idea? Swap with someone!
September 11: Remembrance Day – Be extra careful not to forget anything.
September 12: Video Games Day – Oh, great, now the guys have an excuse to play video games all day…
September 13: International Chocolate Day – Gee, seems like there is a day dedicated to chocolate at least once a month! Must be popular.
September 14: Wild Card – Create your own holiday today.
September 15: Felt Hat Day – Buy felt in your favorite color and make yourself a funky hat to wear.
September 16: Step-Family Day – If you don’t have a step-family, create one for the day.
September 17: Citizenship Day – Be a good citizen. Maybe you’ll win an award.
September 18: National Respect Day – Hopefully, some of us will learn what the word means.
September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day – Oy, matey! Yes, I’m talking to you.
September 20: National Women Road Warrior Day (2010) – If you are a woman, sign up to become a warrior.
September 21: International Day of Peace – I hope you can have a peaceful day.
September 22: Dear Diary Day – Start each sentence you say with, “Dear Diary.”
September 23: Earth Overshoot Day – This means we have used up all our resources for the year; guess you’ll have to do without until January 1st.
September 24: Punctuation Day – Make sure to punctuate every sentence you speak.
September 25: National One-Hit Wonder Day – To take the words right out of Holidaypedia’s mouth, “Give a little boogie love to all those artists who hit it big once and then faded into oblivion.”
September 26: Johnny Appleseed Day – Plant an apple tree in honor of Johnny Appleseed.
September 27: Ancestor Appreciation Day – Make a family tree and list all your ancestors up until 20 generations ago. You thought it was gonna be easy, didn’t you?
September 28: World Maritime Day – Research and write a paper on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment for World Maritime Day.
September 29: National Attend Your Grandchild’s Birth Day – Since we all have grandchildren being born today.
September 30: Shemini Atzeret Day – Tell me what Shemini Atzeret Day is. In just one word.