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Primary teaching ideas for August 2013Check out our fun activities for these August holidays and occasions. Holidays that are displayed as links will bring you to a thematic unit at Apples4theteacher.com. You will find word searches, coloring pages, thematic reading lists, short stories, poetry, jigsaw puzzles, interactive quizzes, interactive games, worksheets, printables, etc.

August 2013 Holidays printable calendarBelow you will find a calendar of events and holidays for August 2013. If you would like a copy of this calendar to use on your website, you may download the printable pdf version of the August 2013 Holidays and Calendar of Events. For best results, select "Landscape" mode to print the pdf calendar.

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This 2013 holidays calendar is brought to you by:  Apples4theTeacher.com

Note:  Back to School generally starts anytime in August or September.


- Girlfriend's Day
- Colorado 1876
- US Air Force Day
- WWW Day
- Respect for Parents Day


- Braham Pie Day


- Watermelon Day

- Nat'l Mustard Day

4- B. Obama 1961
- Coast Guard Day
Nat'l Chocolate Chip Day
- Sisters Day
- Friendship Day
- Nat'l Kids Day


- Assistance Dog Day

- Int'l Beer Day


- Hiroshima Day
- Nat'l Fresh Breath Day
- Nat'l Night Out

7  - Lighthouse Day

- Professional Speakers Day
- Purple Heart Day
- Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day

8  - The Date to Create

- Happiness Happens Day
- Odie Day
- Eid-Al Fitr


- Int'l Day of the World's Indigenous People

- Veep Day

10 - Missouri 1821
- Herbert Hoover  1874
- Smithsonian Day
Nat'l S'mores Day
- Nat'l Garage Sale Day


- Daughters and Sons Day


- IBM PC Day

- Int'l Youth Day

- Vinyl Record Day


-  Int'l Left Hander's Day


- Nat'l Navajo Code

 Talkers Day

- VJ Day


- Chauvin Day

- Nat'l Relaxation Day

16 - Joe Miller's Joke Day
- Nat'l Airborne Day
- Hug Your Boss Day
- Men's Grooming Day

17 - Nat'l Thrift Shop Day
- Int'l Geocaching Day
- Int'l Homeless Animals Day


- Bad Poetry Day
- Cupcake Day
- Mail Order Catalog Day
- Serendipity Day


- Bill Clinton 1946
- Aviation Day
- World Humanitarian Day

- "Black Cow" Root Beer Float Day

20  - Benjamin Harrison 1833

Nat'l Chocolate Pecan Pie Day


- Hawaii 1959

- Senior Citizen's Day


- Be An Angel Day
- Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day


- Valentino Day
- Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade & Its Abolition


- Pluto Demoted Day

- Vesuvius Day

- Nat'l Waffle Day

25  - Kiss and Make Up Day

- Nat'l 2nd Hand Wardrobe Day
- Int'l Bat Night (24-25)


- Nat'l Dog Day
- Women's Equality Day

- World Daffodil Day

- Lyndon B Johnson 1908

- The Dutchess Who Wasn't Day

28- Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day
- Radio Commercials Day
- Crackers Over the Keyboard Day


- According to Hoyle Day
- More Herbs, Less Salt Day
- Int'l Day Against Nuclear Tests


- Nat'l Holistic Pet Day

- Nat'l Toasted Marshmallow Day


- Love Litigating Lawyers Day

Weekly Observances

International Clown Week: 8/1-8/7 Link

Simplify Your Life Week: 8/1-8/7 Link

World Breastfeeding Week: 8/1-8/7 Link

Single Working Women's Week: 8/4-8/10 Link

National Farmers' Market Week: 8/4-8/10 Link

Assistance Dog Week: 8/4-8/10 Link (Second Week)

Knights of Columbus Family Week: 8/4-8/10  Link

National Resurrect Romance Week: 8/4-8/10 Link (2nd Full Week)

Exercise With Your Child Week: 8/4-8/10  Link

National Fraud Awareness Week: 8/4-8/10 Link

Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 8/5-8/9 Link

Psychic Week: 8/4-8/9 Link (First full week)

Single Working Women's Week: 8/4-8/10 Link

Sturgis Rally: 8/5-8/11 Link

National Hobo Week: 8/8-8/11 Link

Elvis Week: 8/9-8/13 Link

Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 8/11-8/17 Link (Always 2nd Week)

Weird Contest Week: 8/12-8/16 Link (Third Week)

National Aviation Week: 8/15-8/21 Link (Always week of Orville Wright's Birthday)

Little League Baseball World Series: Link 8/15-8/24

Be Kind To Humankind Week: Link 8/25-8/31

National Safe at Home Week: 8/26-8/30 Link (Last M-F Week)


Monthly Observances

American Adventures Month Link

American Indian Heritage Month Link (See also November)

Black Business Month Link

Cataract Awareness Month Link

Celery, Fennel and Cactus Month Link

Children's Eye Health & Safety Month Link

Children's Vision & Learning Month Link

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month Link

Golf Month Link

Happiness Happens Month Link

Motorsports Awareness Month Link

National Immunization Awareness Month Link

National Panini Month Link

National Minority Donor Awareness Month Link

National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month Link

National Truancy Prevention Month Link

National Water Quality Month Link

National Win With Civility Month Link

Neurosurgery Outreach Month Link

Orange and Papaya Month Link

Psoriasis Awareness Month Link

What Will Be Your Legacy Month Link


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