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2016 Events

Upcoming Events

Below is a list of upcoming events that we have compiled from a number of different sources to help in your broadcast planning for the year. If you have an event you would like us to add, please e-mail us at info@newsgeneration.com.

JANUARY

  • Celebration of Life Month
  • International Creativity Month
  • National Clean Up Your Computer Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
  • National Poverty in America Awareness Month
  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  • National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  • Self-Love Month
  • Teen Driving Awareness Month
  • New Year’s Day
  • Congress Assembles
  • National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • Radio Broadcasting Anniversary
  • Healthy Weight Week
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday (Observed)
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Data Privacy Day

FEBRUARY

  • American Heart Month
  • Library Lovers’ Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Youth Leadership Month
  • Women’s Heart Week
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Groundhog Day
  • International Networking Week
  • Digital Learning Day
  • World Cancer Day
  • The Grammy Awards
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week
  • Darwin Day
  • Valentine’s Day
  • National Donor Day
  • Presidents’ Day (Observed)
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America International Conference
  • World Day for Social Justice
  • Academy Awards Presentation (Oscars)
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • National Engineers Week
  • National Conference on Education

MARCH

  • American Red Cross Month
  • Credit Education Month
  • Expanding Girls Horizons in Science and Engineering Month
  • International Ideas Month
  • International Listening Awareness Month
  • Music in Our Schools Month
  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Eye Donor Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Social Work Month
  • Workplace Eye Wellness Month
  • Youth Art Month
  • National Consumer Protection Week
  • National School Breakfast Week
  • Read Across America Day
  • International Ear Care Day
  • Peace Corps Day
  • World Wildlife Day
  • National Be Heard Day
  • Daylight Savings Time Begins
  • Check Your Batteries Day
  • Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace
  • Teen Tech Week
  • World Kidney Day
  • Deaf History Month
  • Good Samaritan Involvement Day
  • American Council on Education Annual Meeting
  • Pi Day
  • National Poison Prevention Week
  • Brain Awareness Week
  • Freedom of Information Day
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • National Biodiesel Day
  • National Cherry Blossom Festival
  • First Day of Spring
  • National Renewable Energy Day
  • World Down Syndrome Day
  • World Water Day
  • American Diabetes Association Alert Day
  • World Tuberculosis Day
  • Earth Hour
  • National Mom & Pop Business Owners Day
  • National Week of the Ocean
  • Doctor’s Day
  • World Bipolar Day

APRIL

  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Car Care Month (also October)
  • Defeat Diabetes Month
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • International Customer Loyalty Month
  • Library Snapshot Day
  • Medication Safety Week
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education and Awareness Month
  • National Youth Sports Safety Month
  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
  • School Library Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
  • April Fool’s Day
  • International Children’s Book Day
  • World Autism Awareness Day
  • Easter
  • World Health Day
  • National Library Week
  • National Volunteer Week
  • Income Tax Day
  • Global Youth Service Day
  • International Amateur Radio Day
  • Money Smart Week
  • National Park Week
  • National Playground Safety Week
  • Earth Day
  • Administrative Professionals Day
  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (Take Your Child to Work Day)
  • National Tech Children To Save Day
  • Malaria Awareness Day
  • World Veterinary Day
  • Preservation Week
  • Workers Memorial Day
  • Dia De Los Ninos/Dia De Los Libros
  • National Animal Advocacy Day

MAY

  • Arthritis Month
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
  • Get Caught Reading Month
  • Global Civility Awareness Month
  • Haitian Heritage Month
  • Heal the Children Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Homeschooling Awareness Month
  • Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Latino Books Month
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month
  • Motorcycle Safety Month
  • National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Military Appreciation Month
  • National Osteoporosis Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Preservation Month
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Women’s Health Care Month
  • Young Achievers/Leader of Tomorrow Month
  • Labor Day
  • New Home Owner’s Day
  • National Pet Week
  • National Family Week
  • NPR First Broadcast Anniversary
  • Children’s Book Week
  • National Teacher Day
  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • World Lupus Day
  • National Nursing Home Week
  • National Police Week
  • National Transportation Week
  • National Bike to Work Day
  • Armed Forces Day
  • National Safe Boating Week
  • World Trade Week
  • National Hepatitis Testing Day
  • World Day For Cultural Diversity For Dialogue and Development
  • National Maritime Day
  • National Hurricane Preparedness Week
  • Memorial Day

JUNE

  • Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf Hurricane Season Begins
  • Audiobook Appreciation Month
  • Cancer From the Sun Month
  • Child Vision Awareness Month
  • Children’s Awareness Month
  • Effective Communications Month
  • Fireworks Safety Months (June to July)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
  • Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month
  • National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
  • National Rivers Month
  • National Safety Month
  • Student Safety Month
  • World Environment Day
  • National Cancer Survivors Day
  • World Oceans Day
  • Flag Day: Anniversary of the Stars and Stripes
  • World Blood Donor Day
  • Family Awareness Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week
  • First Day of Summer
  • Public Service Day
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • National HIV Testing Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day

JULY

  • Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
  • Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Park and Recreation Month
  • Independence Day
  • Nelson Mandela International Day

AUGUST

  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Children’s Vision and Learning Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • National Minority Donor Awareness Day
  • National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • National Traffic Awareness Month
  • World Lung Cancer Day
  • National Exercise With Your Child Week
  • International Youth Day
  • National Aviation Week
  • National Aviation Day
  • World Humanitarian Day
  • Be Kind to Humankind Week
  • Women’s Equality Day

SEPTEMBER

  • Atrial Fibrillation Month
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Hunger Action Month
  • International Speak Out Month
  • Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National DNA Awareness Month
  • National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Preparedness Month
  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Recovery Month
  • National Skin Care Awareness Month
  • National Wilderness Month
  • International Day of Charity
  • Labor Day
  • National Suicide Prevention Week
  • International Literacy Day
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Patriot Day & National Day of Remembrance
  • National Assisted Living Week
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • International Day of Democracy
  • International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone Layer
  • Citizenship Day
  • Constitution Week
  • National Farm Safety and Health Week
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week
  • International Week Of The Deaf
  • Autumn Begins
  • World Maritime Day
  • Family Health & Fitness Day
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • R.E.A.D. In America Day
  • World Tourism Day
  • National Women’s Health And Fitness Day

OCTOBER

  • Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month
  • Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
  • Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
  • Global Diversity Awareness Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • National Arts and Humanities Month
  • National Audiology Awareness Month
  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Crime Prevention Month
  • National Critical Illness Month
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Depression Education and Awareness Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Down Syndrome Month
  • National Liver Awareness Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • National Stop Bullying Month
  • National Work and Family Month
  • Talk About Prescriptions Month
  • Vegetarian Month
  • International Day of Nonviolence
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Mental Illness Awareness Week
  • World Space Week
  • Child Health Day
  • World Teachers’ Day
  • National Depression Screening Day
  • World Mental Health Day
  • Emergency Nurses Week
  • National Food Bank Week
  • Columbus Day (Observed)
  • National School Lunch Week
  • Smart About Credit Day
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Mammography Day
  • World Food Day
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • National Chemistry Week
  • National Friends of the Libraries Week
  • National School Bus Safety Week
  • Prescription Errors Education and Awareness Week
  • United Nations Day
  • Halloween

NOVEMBER

  • American Diabetes Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • Prematurity Awareness Month
  • Vegan Month
  • Daylight Savings Time Ends
  • General Election Day
  • National Young Readers Week
  • Veterans Day
  • World Diabetes Day
  • America Recycles Day
  • American Education Week
  • World Television Day
  • National Family Week
  • Thanksgiving
  • Black Friday
  • Cyber Monday

DECEMBER

  • National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
  • National Write a Business Plan Month
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
  • World AIDS Day
  • Special Education Day
  • Anniversary of International Space Station Launch
  • Hanukkah
  • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • Human Rights Day
  • Human Rights Week
  • Winter Begins
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas
  • Kwanzaa
  • New Year’s Eve

If you have any events you would like to add to the list, please email us at: info@newsgeneration.com