Cultural and Literary Events for May 2014

Haitian Heritage Month Poster
Lots of ethnic and family heritage to write about this month.

Check with your library, college, government agencies, or community groups for activities in your area.

Listings are for the United States unless noted.

Asian Pacific-American History Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
National Family History Month,
   Australasian
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month,
   May 11-June 15
Victorious Woman Month International

Other Observances in May
Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Barbecue Month
Better Hearing and Speech Month
Bike Month
Civility Awareness Month International
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Foster Care Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
Good Car-Keeping Month
Hamburger Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Inventor's Month
Latino Books Month
Meditation Month
Mediterranean Diet Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month  
Mental Health Month
Military Appreciation Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
Moving Month
Older Americans Month
Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
Photo Month
Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month 
Preservation Month
REACT Month
Salad Month
Salsa Month
Smile Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Stroke Awareness Month
Sweet Vidalia Onion Month
Teen CEO Month
Tennis Month
Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Vinegar Month
Women's Health Care Month
Young Achievers/Leaders of Tomorrow Month

What is going on in your area this month? 

Some listings courtesy Chase's Calendar of Events. Poster courtesy Haitian Heritage Museum.