Special Days and Observances in June

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The month of June has some really fun and interesting days to celebrate. The days listed here are those that should be of special interest to gifted children and their families. The month has also been set aside to focus on some special interests. You can find information and activities for the month as well as the special days in it. (See holidays and observances for each month.)

Month-Long Observances

  • National Audio Book Month
  • Perennial Gardening Month
  • International People Skills Month
  • National Fruit and Veggies Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Recycling Month
  • Fiction is Fun Month
  • Effective Communications Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • National Family Month
  • Zoo and Aquarium Month

Week-Long Observances

  • Teacher Thank You Week - June 5 - 11 (first week)
  • National Flag Week - June 12 - 18 (week with Flag Day)
  • National Camping Week - June 19 - 25 (last full week)

Special Days and Holidays

First Week

  • June   2  Dinosaur Day
  • June   3  Repeat Day
  • June   3  First U.S. Space Walk
  • June   4  Socrates' Birthday
  • June   5  World Environment Day
  • June   6  D-Day Anniversary

Second Week

  • June   7  Daniel Boone Day
  • June   8  World Ocean Day
  • June 12  Sewing Machine Day
  • June 12  Magic Day
  • June 14  Anniversary of the Creation of the US Army
  • June 14  Family History Day
  • June 14  Flag Day

Third Week

  • June 15  National Electricity Day
  • June 15  Fly a Kite Day
  • June 15  Nature Photography Day
  • June 16  Fresh Veggies Day
  • June 17  Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • June 18  International Picnic Day
  • June 19  Father's Day (third Sunday)
  • June 20  American Bald Eagle Day
  • June 21  Summer Begins

Fourth Week

  • June 23  SAT Math Day
  • June 24  Celebration of the Senses
  • June 24  Let it Go Day
  • June 24  International Fairy Day
  • June 24  Camera Day
  • June 25  Great American Backyard Campout (4th Saturday)
  • June 30  Meteor Day
  • June 30  Descendent's Day

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