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Event Calendar - May

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Wednesday, May 4
Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day is marked by Star Wars fans around the world on the 4th of May.
Thursday, May 5
World Password Day

World Password Day

World Password Day was started by the computer company Intel in 2013.
Sunday, May 8
VE Day

VE Day

VE (Victory in Europe) Day marks the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
Thursday, May 12
Florence Nightingale's Birthday

Florence Nightingale’s Birthday

Florence Nightingale is primarily known for her nursing career. Her work directly improved the health of millions of people around the world.
Sunday, May 15
International Day of Families

International Day of Families

Since 1993, the 15th of May has been marked as the International Day of Families.
Monday, May 16
Wesak

Vesak

Wesak is a Buddhist festival, celebrating the birth of the Buddha.
Wednesday, May 18
International Museum Day

International Museum Day

International Museum Day has been marked since 1977, to raise awareness of, and promote the use of, museums.
Friday, May 20
World Bee Day

World Bee Day

World Bee Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of bees and their role in food production and environmental protection.
Saturday, May 21
International Tea Day

International Tea Day

International Tea Day raises awareness of issues related to tea production.
Monday, May 23
World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day was created to help people celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises (and their disappearing habitats around the world).
Wednesday, May 25
Africa Day

Africa Day

Africa Day is marked every year on the anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the Organization of African Unity.

We have taken care to ensure that all information on the calendar was correct at the time of publication. However, please double-check this before planning events and activities with your children in case events have been moved or cancelled.

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