March 2009 Hol-ee-Days!



Hey again, everyone! The March 2009 list of Eclectic holidays is here. Thank you for the ideas! I have listed all of them, but if there are any others, let me know.

March Astrological Signs

Pisces: February 19 – March 20
March 21 – April 19

Birthstone of the Month

Aquamarine, Bloodstone

Flower of the Month


1. Butterfly Appreciation Day

2. Dance Like You’re in a Bollywood Film Day

3. March Around Day

4. Tara’s Mom’s Birthday!

5. All for Global Warming Day (If It Means an Earlier Spring)

6. Take Your Horoscope Seriously Day

7. Posture Awareness Day

8. Mess Up Our Internal Alarm Clocks Day (Daylight Savings Time Begins)

9. Make Your Own Pizza Day

10. Donate All of Your Dimes (and Loose Change) to March of Dimes or Other Children’s Charity

11. List Your Annoyances Day

12. List the Happy, Simple Things in Life Day

13. Comedy Appreciation Day

14. Save a Spider Day (Don’t look at me, this was on another website: (

15. Escalator Appreciation Day (Escalator Patented this Day in 1892)

16. Create Your Imaginary Friend Day (The song, “Puff the Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul and Mary was Released This Day Back in 1963)

17. Lucky Charms Day–eat Lucky Charms on that day.

18. Eye Contact Appreciation Day

19. List Positive Things About Your Job Day

20. Spring Fever Day (How Do You Prepare for Warm Months Ahead?)

21. Tiptoe Through the Tulips Day

22. Add Dramatic Pauses to Everything You Say Today (William Shatner’s Birthday)

23. Don’t Use Any Wire Hangers Day (Joan Crawford’s Birthday)

24. National Chocolate-Covered Raisin Day

25. Tara’s 35th Birthday! Woot!/Watch TV in Color Day (The first color TV was manufactured by RCA this day in 1954)

26. Wear Pointy Ears All Day (Leonard Nimoy’s Birthday)

27. Tell A Story Backwards Day (Quentin Tarantino’s Birthday – 1963)

28. AlienCG is One Year Smoke Free!!

29. EvilAlienMom’s Birthday/NoRegret’s Mom’s 80th birthday.

30. Shopping Appreciation Day

31. Play More Cowbell Day (Christopher Walken’s Birthday – 1943)

Here are some other things to be aware of this month (found here):

Cataract Awareness Month

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Craft Month

Deaf History Month

Humorists Are Artists Month

International Hamburger & Pickle Month

Irish-American Heritage Month

Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Music in Our Schools Month

Mirth Month

Noodle Month


7 thoughts on “March 2009 Hol-ee-Days!

  1. Tim: For a moment I….thought….William Shatner…was visiting my blog!

    Churlita: Exactly. Hooray for Spring. I can’t wait till we can stop expecting cold weather.

    Laura B.: It will be a very positive month! Thank you for the holiday ideas!

  2. Eros: So do I! Yes, this blog needs more cowbell.

    Ksra: I certainly will, thank you! Yup, three people in my family have a birthday in March – me, my mom and one of my brothers! It’s a busy month.

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