March 2, 2018
National Read Across America Day
National Read Across America, also known as Dr. Seuss Day, is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. According to the National Education Association, "research has shown that children who are motivated and spend more time reading do better in school."
National Day of Unplugging
The National Day of Unplugging is a 24 hour period and starts on the first Friday in March. According to the nationaldayofunplugging.com, the project is an outgrowth of The Sabbath Manifesto, an adaption of the ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.
National Employee Appreciation Day
National Employee Appreciation Day is a secular holiday celebrated on the first Friday in March. The day was created for the purpose of strengthening the bond between employer and employee and creates and opportunity for employers to thank their employees for their hard work and effort.