October 17, 2019

National Edge Day

Observed annually on October 17th since 1999, National Edge day celebrates individuals who live straight edge lifestyles. Straight edge is a subculture of hardcore punk whose supporters refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs.

National Mulligan Day

A mulligan is a second chance to perform an action, usually after the first chance went wrong.

National Pasta Day

Pasta is made from unleavened dough and has been a staple of traditional Italian cuisine for many centuries.

Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day has been observed annually since 1985 and aims to celebrate past and present poets such as Langston Hughes, Phillis Wheatley, Frank X. Walker and Maya Angelou. Visit AARegistry.org (African American Registry) for more information.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

"The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed every year since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly, by resolution 47/196, designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries". Visit the UN.org for more information

Medical Assistants Recognition Day

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day is a day when parents visit their children's school and have lunch with them. The objective to to raise awareness about the nutritional value of the foods children consume and create the healthiest meals possible.