Category Archives: Holidays

National Hot Dog Day

When we think of summer, hot dogs come to mind almost immediately. It’s just part of the overall experience. A summer day at the amusement park or at a baseball stadium pairs nicely with a hot dog (or tofu dog, for those of you who prefer a meatless version). Hot dogs don’t have to be […]

World Turtle Day

Every year on May 23, American Tortoise Rescue (ATR), a non-profit organization, observes World Turtle Day. This event is intended to raise awareness about the need to maintain turtles, tortoises, and their increasingly disappearing habitats. The day to advocate the conservation of turtles is observed as World Turtle Day. It aims to encourage human actions […]

World Bee Day

They are crucial to growing many of our favorite and healthiest foods as they move pollen from plant to plant, pollinating more than 100 fruits and vegetables, including strawberries, potatoes and apples. Unfortunately, many bee species are under threat as a result of changes in land use, pesticides, intensive agriculture and climate change — but […]

Queen Bee

UK’s Princess of Wales dons veil and boots to mark World Bee Day Buckingham Palace issued a photograph of Kate, the wife of heir to the British throne Prince William, on Saturday to mark World Bee Day. The picture, taken last year, showed the Princess of Wales, as she is officially titled, beekeeping at Anmer […]

National Panda Day

March 16 is National Panda Day, a day for celebrating the fluffiest, bamboo-munching bears. Every year on March 16, we celebrate the fluffiest, bamboo-munching bears that are a source of national pride for China. There are two subspecies of panda: The Giant, black and white panda, and the ‘Qinling panda’ – A much smaller, brown […]