Celebrations and Events in April 2019

Celebrations and Events in April 2019

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in April 2019.

April Fool's Day

1st Apr 2019

Celebrated all over the wold as a morning of jokes and tricks - but don't play a trick after noon - or you are the fool!

Related: April Fools Day Colouring Pages

International Children's Book Day

2nd Apr 2019

Held on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, which is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books.

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World Autism Awareness Day

2nd Apr 2019

Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all through the month of April to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support.

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Good Friday

19th Apr 2019

A bank holiday in the UK, this Christian celebration commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten today.

Easter Day

21st Apr 2019

Easter is the Christian celebration of Christ's resurrection, adopted as a secular celebration with bunnies and chocolate eggs.

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Earth Day

22nd Apr 2019

Worldwide event to raise awareness of the environmental issues which face the whole of planet Earth.

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Related: Earth Day Printable Puzzles

Family Safety Week

22nd Apr to 26th Apr 2019

Organised by RoSPA, this week highlights ways to prevent children becoming the victims of accidents.

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St. George's Day

23rd Apr 2019

Celebration of England's Patron Saint.

More about St. George's Day

Related: St. George's Day Printables

National Shakespeare Day

23rd Apr 2019

23rd April was both Shakespeare's birthday and date of his death. Celebrations are held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon and around the UK.

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Penguin Day

25th Apr 2019

Awareness day to highlight the dangers that penguin's habitats face, as well as the number of penguin species which are endangered.

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Screen-Free Week

29th Apr to 5th May 2019

Annual event to encourage us to unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends.

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Celebrations and Events in April 2019