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Primary teaching ideas for September 2013Check out our fun activities for these September 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.

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

NOTE: As new thematic units are added on the website, these links will be updated.

SEPTEMBER 2013 Holidays and Events Calendar








1 - Calendar Adjustment Day
Emma M. Nutt Day
Nat'l No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
Father's Day (AU & New Zealand)

2  -Labor Day

- Bison-ten Yell Day

- VJ Day (US) 1945

American Flag 1st Flown in Battle 1777

Another Look Unlimited  Day

- Newspaper Carrier Day

Rosh Hashanah


- Be Late for Something Day


- Pilgrims Set Sail from Plymouth, England

Nat'l Lazy Mom's Day

7 - Grandma Moses Day
Int'l Tongue Twisters Day
Google Commemoration Day

8 - Int'l Literacy Day
Virgin Mary Day
World Physical Therapy Day
Nat'l Grandparent's Day

Wonderful Weirdoes Day
California 1850
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day


- Swap Ideas Day

- World Suicide Prevention Day

11 - Patriot Day

- Remembrance Day

- Libraries Remember Day


- Video Games Day

- Nat'l Chocolate Milkshake Day

Int'l Chocolate Day

- Yom Kippur

- Nat'l Celiac Awareness Day

14 - Star Spangled Banner 1814

- Nat'l Kreme Filled Donut Day
Farmers' Consumer Awareness Day

15 - Greenpeace Day
William B. Taft 1857
Hispanic Heritage Month Starts
Felt Hat Day
Int'l Day of Democracy

16 - Mayflower Day
Stepfamily Day
Anne Bradstreet Day
Stay Away from Seattle Day
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day


- Constitution Day

Citizenship Day

18  -Air Force Birthday
Chiropractic Founders Day
Nat'l ADD Awareness  Day
Nat'l Respect Day
World Water Day


- Talk Like a Pirate Day

- Nat'l POW/MIA Recognition Day

21 - World Alzheimer's Day
Big Whopper Liar Day
Puppy Mill Awareness Day
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

22 - First Day of Fall
Int'l Day of Peace
Hobbit Day
Nat'l White Chocolate Day
Dear Diary Day

23 - Checkers Day

- Family Day (A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Kids)
Innergize Day


- Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving

Punctuation Day

25  - Nat'l Women's Health & Fitness Day
World Ataxia Awareness Day

Nat'l One-Hit Wonder Day

26 - Johnny Appleseed Day

World Maritime Day

Shamu the Whale Day

27  - Sam Adams 1722
Ancestor Appreciation Day
World Tourism Day
Chocolate Milk Day
- Love Note Day
Hug a Vegetarian Day

- Ask a Stupid Question Day
Family Health & Fitness Day
Nat'l Good Neighbor Day

Nat'l Coffee Day
Gold Star Mother's Day
World Heart Day


- Nat'l Mud Pack Day

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

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Weekly Observances

National Nutrition Week: 9/1-9/7 Link

Self-University Week: 9/1-9/7 Link

International Enthusiasm Week: 9/1-9/7 Link

National Waffle Week: 9/1-9/7 (First Week) Link

National Payroll Week: 9/2-9/6 Link

Popcorn Festival: 9/5-9/7 Link

National Assisted Living Week: 9/8-9/14 Link

National Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week: 9/8-9/14 Link

Suicide Prevention Week: 9/8-9/14 Link

Line Dance Week: 9/9-9/14 (Starts 2nd Mon. thru Sat.)  Link

Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 9/15-9/21 Link

National Singles Week: 9/15-9/21 Link

Pollution Prevention Week: 9/15-9/21 (Third Full Week) Link

National Clean Hands Week: 9/15-9/21 (Third Full Week) Link

National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week: 9/15-9/21 (Third Full Week) Link

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week: 9/15-9/21 (Third Full Week) Link

Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week: 9/15-9/21 (Third Full Week) Link

Balance Awareness Week: 9/15-9/21 Link (3rd Week)

Constitution Week: 9/17-9/23 Link

Sukkot: 9/18-9/25 Link

National Dog Week: 9/21-9/27 (Always last week) Link

National Keep Kids Creative Week: 9/21-9/27 (Last Week) Link

International Women's E-Commerce Days: 9/23-9/28 Link

National Chimney Safety Week: 9/30-10/6 (Week before Fire Prevention Week) Link

Monthly Observances

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month Link

All American Breakfast Month Link

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month Link

Atrial Fibrillation Month Link

Baby Safety Month Link

Backpack Safety America Month Link

Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month Link

Bourbon Heritage Month Link

Childrens' Good Manners Month Link

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Link

College Savings Month Link

Fall Hat Month Link

Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month Link

Great American Low-Cholesterol, Low-fat Pizza Bake Month Link

Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month Link

Happy Cat Month Link

International or National Guide Dogs Month Link

International People Skills Month Link

International Self-Awareness Month Link

International Strategic Thinking Month Link

Library Card Sign-up Month Link

National Recovery Month Link

Mold Awareness Month Link

National Chicken Month Link

National Child Awareness Month Link

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Link

National Coupon Month Link

National DNA, Genomics & Stem Cell Education Month Link

National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also June) Link

National Head Lice Prevention Month Link

National Hispanic Heritage Month Link (September 15-October 15)

National Home Furnishings Month Link

National Honey Month Link

National Mushroom Month Link

National Organic Harvest Month Link

National Osteopathic Medicine Month Link

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Gov't) Link

National Prime Beef Month Link

National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month Link

National Sickle Cell Month Link

National Pediculosis (Head Lice) Prevention Month Link

National Piano Month Link

National Preparedness Month Link

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Link

National Rice Month Link

National Skin Care Awareness Month Link

One-on-One Month Link

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Link

Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month Link

Pleasure Your Mate Month Link

Sea Cadet Month Link

Self Improvement Month Link

September Is Healthy Aging Month Link

Shameless Promotion Month Link

Sports and Home Eye Health & Safety Month Link

Subliminal Communications Month Link

Update Your Resume Month Link

Whole Grains Month Link

Women's Friendship Month Link

World Animal Remembrance Month Link

(World) Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month Link


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