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Wading bird.jpg January 5 - National Bird Day

Annual event. / wikipedia, National Bird Day

MLK service firstlady.JPG January 19, 2015 - MLK Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King's birthday, January 15. / wikipedia, MLKDay.gov

Free Hugs at Praça da Savassi, Belo Horizonte, MG , Brazil.jpg January 21 - National Hug Day

Annual event created by Kevin Zaborney, to encourage everyone to hug family and friends more often. / wikipedia

Recycling symbol.svg February 1 - March 28, 2015 - RecycleMania

RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8- week period each spring, schools report recycling and trash data which are then ranked according to collected recyclables per capita, total recyclables, recycling rate, and the least amount of trash per capita. / wikipedia, RecycleMania,

Weymouth Green Packs.jpg February 2 - May 1, 2015 - National Green Week

Schools and groups are encouraged to take this opportunity to spend time with students discussing sustainability topics and exploring ways they can make a difference. / National Green Week, Green Education Foundation

April 12 - 18, 2015 - National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, Points of Light

Clotheslines@redStreet2013.JPG April 19, 2015 - National Hanging Out Day

National Hanging Out Day, Project Laundry List

Arbor Day (4098640444).jpg April 24, 2015 - Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is celebrated every year on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates according to their best tree-planting times. The customary observance is to plant a tree. / wikipedia, Arbor Day Dates Across America

April 26, 2014 - Neighborday

Neighboring, GOOD

Boulder.bcycle.solar.jpg May - National Bike Month

Bike Month is May each year, and Bike to Work Week is the week of Bike to Work Day, which varies from city to city. W / National Bike Month

IMBDposter 2013.gif May 9, 2015 - International Migratory Bird Day

Conservation initiative that brings awareness on conserving migratory birds and their habitats throughout the Western Hemisphere. IMBD officially takes place on the second Saturday in May in the U.S. and Canada and on the second Saturday of October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean each year. Recognizing that this date does not work well for all places or for the migratory birds themselves - sites host these programs at their convenience throughout the year. / wikipedia, Bird Day

National Day of Civic Hacking Logo.jpg May 27, 2014 - National Day of Civic Hacking

If community engagement’s on your agenda, take advantage of National Day of Civic Hacking. Many think this is just a day for the tech community to creates shiny new apps for civic good, but it’s more than that — it’s a venue for local governments to connect with residents and discuss the function of basic services. Whether it’s government departments or community groups organizing the local events the objective remains consistent — improve public service. / Code for America

HBT - 5K RUN National Trails Day 2011 (5888214451).jpg June 6, 2015 - National Trails Day®

Held the first Saturday every June to spread awareness and celebrate hiking. / wikipedia, National Trails Day®, American Hiking Society