12 July Celebrations + a Birthday!

July Is National Picnic MonthIn The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, you’ll find July poems about:
End of Ramadan
National Picnic Month
Halfway Day
Independence Day
Video Games Day
Paper Bag Day
Blessing of the Boats
National Moon Walk Day
National Hammock Day
National Ice Cream Day
International Day of Friendship
and a Birthday!

July Highlights


In The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, Holly Thompson writes about Obon. Learn more about this Japanese holiday by watching this video

Celebrate Obon

National Moon Walk Day

Celebrate space travel twice this month: on National Moon Walk Day (July 21) and again on the Birthday of NASA (July 29)!

Birthday of NASA


National Ice Cream Day

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Lee Wardlaw’s poem “I Scream!” 

Ice Cream Day

End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr)

Celebrate the end of Ramadan with “Break-Fast” at Night by Ibtisam Barakat!

"Break-Fast" at Night