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September 2017 HolidaysTeachers - check out our fun holidays and occasions for September 2017!

Holiday links will bring you to either a thematic unit at Apples4theteacher.com or another website that offers more information about the holiday. Being creative in your teaching makes learning fun.

Some holidays have nothing to do with teaching. We just think they're crazy and fun. That's because we realize our teachers need a life too - so celebrate !

For Apples4theTeacher.com links, you may find the following teacher resources: information about the holiday or occasion, thematic book lists, short stories, poetry, worksheets and other printables, craft ideas, recipes, articles of interest, songs and plays. Holiday kid activities include: interactive coloring pages, jigsaw puzzles, scramblers and interactive games. Use the children's activities to integrate literacy. Coloring pages can be used as story starters or journal pages. Word search games can be used to introduce vocabulary and dictionary skills.

Below you will find events and holidays for September 2017 broken down by day. Weekly and monthly observances can be found toward the bottom of the page.

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

Back to School (Schools starting in September, usually start shortly after Labor Day) - This day floats depending on individual school calendars.
Constitution Week (Sept 17-23)
National Hispanic Heritage Month
(Sept 15 - Oct 15)

September 1, 2017 - Friday

09/01 Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day  Link *
09/01 Calendar Adjustment Day  Link *
09/01 Chicken Boy's Day  Link *
09/01 Eid-Al-Adha  Link varies
09/01 Emma M. Nutt Day  Link *
09/01 National Lazy Mom's Day  Link 1st Friday
09/01 National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day  Link *
09/01 Toy Tips Executive Toy Test Day  Link *

September 2, 2017 - Saturday

09/02 Bacon Day Link Sat before Labor Day
09/02 Bison-ten Yell Day  Link *
09/02 National Buffalo Chicken Wings Days (09/02-09/03) Link Sat, Sun before Labor Day
09/02 National Writing Date Day Link 1st Sat

September 3, 2017 - Sunday

09/03 Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand) Link 1st Sunday  

September 4, 2017 - Monday

09/04 Labor Day Link 1st Monday
09/04 Newspaper Carrier Day  Link *

September 5, 2017 - Tuesday

09/05 Another Look Unlimited Day  Link Day after Labor Day
09/05 Be Late For Something Day  Link *

September 6, 2017 - Wednesday

09/06 Phases of the Moon - Full Moon Link varies

September 7, 2017 - Thursday

09/07 "Neither Snow nor Rain" Day  Link *
09/07 Google Commemoration (Founded) Day  Link *
09/07 Grandma Moses Day  Link *
09/07 Salami Day  Link *

September 8, 2017 - Friday

09/08 International Literacy Day  Link *
09/08 Virgin Mary Day (birthday)  Link *
09/08 World Physical Therapy Day  Link *

September 9, 2017 - Saturday

09/09 California Statehood 1850  Link *
09/09 Farmers' Consumer Awareness Day  Link 2nd Saturday
09/09 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day  Link *
09/09 International Drive Your Studebaker Day  Link 2nd Saturday
09/09 Wonderful Weirdos Day  Link *

September 10, 2017 - Sunday

09/10 National Grandparent's Day  Link 1st Sunday after Labor Day
09/10 National Hug Your Hound Day  Link 2nd Sunday
09/10 Swap Ideas Day  Link *
09/10 World Suicide Prevention Day  Link *

September 11, 2017 - Monday

09/11 National Boss/Employee Exchange Day  Link 1st Monday after Labor Day
09/11 Patriot Day Link *

September 12, 2017 - Tuesday

09/12 Trail of Tears Commemoration Day (9/12-9/13) Link *
09/12 Video Games Day  Link *

September 13, 2017 - Wednesday

09/13 International Chocolate Day  Link *
09/13 National Celiac Awareness Day  Link *
09/13 Phases of the Moon - Last Quarter Link varies
09/13 Star Spangled Banner Day Link *

September 14, 2017 - Thursday

09/14 National Kreme Filled Donut Day  Link *

September 15, 2017 - Friday

09/15 Felt Hat Day  Link *
09/15 Greenpeace Day  Link *
09/15 International Day of Democracy  Link *
09/15 National POW/MIA Recognition Day  Link 3rd Friday
09/15 William B. Taft 1857  Link *

September 16, 2017 - Saturday

09/16 AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day  Link 3rd Saturday
09/16 Anne Bradstreet Day  Link *
09/16 Big Whopper Liar Day  Link 3rd Saturday
09/16 International Coastal Cleanup Day  Link 3rd Saturday
09/16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer  Link *
09/16 Puppy Mill Awareness Day  Link 3rd Saturday
09/16 Stay Away From Seattle Day  Link *
09/16 Stepfamily Day  Link *

September 17, 2017 - Sunday

09/17 Citizenship Day  Link *
09/17 Constitution Day  Link *

September 18, 2017 - Monday

09/18 Air Force Birthday  Link *
09/18 Chiropractic Founders Day  Link *
09/18 Hug A Greeting Card Writer Day  Link *
09/18 National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day Link *
09/18 National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day  Link *
09/18 National Respect Day  Link *
09/18 National Woman Road Warrior Day  Link 3rd Monday
09/18 World Water Monitoring Day  Link *

September 19, 2017 - Tuesday

09/19 Get Ready Day Link 3rd Tuesday
09/19 Talk Like A Pirate Day  Link *

September 20, 2017 - Wednesday

09/20 Phases of the Moon - New Moon Link varies
09/20 Rosh Hashanah  (9/20-9/22) Link varies

September 21, 2017 - Thursday

09/21 International Day of Peace  Link *
09/21 World Alzheimer's Day  Link *

September 22, 2017 - Friday

09/22 American Business Women's Day  Link *
09/22 Dear Diary Day  Link *
09/22 Elephant Appreciation Day  Link *
09/22 First Day of Autum Link 22 or 23
09/22 Hobbit Day  Link *
09/22 Ice Cream Cone Day  Link *
09/22 International Day of Radiant Peace Link *
09/22 Love Note Day  Link 4th Friday
09/22 National Centenarian's Day  Link *
09/22 National White Chocolate Day Link *
09/22 World Car Free Day (WCD) Link *

September 23, 2017 - Saturday

09/23 Fish Amnesty Day  Link 4th Saturday
09/23 Innergize Day  Link Day after the Autumn Equinox
09/23 Kids' Day (Kiwanis Clubs)  Link 4th Saturday
09/23 National Hunting and Fishing Day  Link 4th Saturday

September 24, 2017 - Sunday

09/24 Gold Star Mother's Day  Link Last Sunday
09/24 Punctuation Day  Link *
09/24 Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving  Link *

September 25, 2017 - Monday

09/25 Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Kids  Link 4th Monday
09/25 National One-Hit Wonder Day  Link *
09/25 World Ataxia Awareness Day  Link *

September 26, 2017 - Tuesday

09/26 Johnny Appleseed Day  Link *
09/26 Shamu the Whale Day  Link *

September 27, 2017 - Wednesday

09/27 Ancestor Appreciation Day  Link *
09/27 National Women's Health & Fitness Day  Link Last Wednesday
09/27 Samuel Adams 1722  Link *
09/27 World Tourism Day  Link *

September 28, 2017 - Thursday

09/28 Fish Tank Floorshow Night  Link *
09/28 National Good Neighbor Day  Link 4th Sunday
09/28 Phases of the Moon - First Quarter Link varies
09/28 World Maritime Day  Link varies

September 29, 2017 - Friday

09/29 Ask A Stupid Question Day  Link Last School Day of the Month
09/29 Hug A Vegetarian Day  Link Last Friday
09/29 National Attend Your Grandchild's Birthday  Link *
09/29 National Coffee Day  Link *
09/29 VFW Day  Link *
09/29 World Heart Day  Link *
09/29 Yom Kippur (9/29-9/30) Link varies

September 30, 2017 - Saturday

09/30 Ashura (09/30 - 10/01) Link varies
09/30 Fall Astronomy Day  Link Sat near 1st qtr moon between mid Sept and mid Oct
09/30 Family Health and Fitness Day USA  Link Last Saturday
09/30 National Public Lands Day  Link Last Saturday

* The holiday is celebrated on the same day each year.

Weekly Holidays and Observances

International Enthusiasm Week Link
National Nutrition Week Link
National Payroll Week Link
National Waffle Week Link
Self-University Week: Link
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week Link
Suicide Prevention Week Link
Popcorn Festival Link
National Assisted Living Week Link
Line Dance Week Link
Constitution Week Link
National Clean Hands Week Link
National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week Link
National Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week
National Keep Kids Creative Week Link
National Singles Week Link
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week Link
Balance Awareness Week Link
International Women's E-Commerce Days Link
Pollution Prevention Week Link
National Dog Week Link
National Chimney Safety Week: Link

Monthly Holidays and Observances

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Mont Link
All American Breakfast Month Link
Atrial Fibrillation Month Link
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month Link
Baby Safety Month Link
Backpack Safety America Month Link
Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month Link
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Link
Childrens' Good Manners Month Link
College Savings Month Link
Fall Hat Month Link
Go Wild During California Wild Rice 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
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 Link
National Head Lice Prevention Month Link
National Hispanic Heritage Month   ( Sept 15 to Oct 15 ) 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 Pediculosis (Head Lice) Prevention Month Link
National Piano Month Link
National Preparedness Month Link
National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month Link
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Link
National Recovery Month Link
National Rice Month Link
National Sickle Cell Month Link
National Skin Care Awareness Month Link
One-on-One Month Link
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Link
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month Link
Sea Cadet Month Link
Self Improvement Month Link
September Is Healthy Aging Month Link
Shameless Promotion 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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