|Courtesy Society for Storytelling|
Not all cultural and literary events are declared official by government agencies. Some are by passionate nonprofit groups whose members want to have fun with their topics or get the word out about their important work. Listings are for the United States unless noted.
National Storytelling Week
United Kingdom, February 1-8
Heads-up, as this event is the first week of February.
Be Kind to Food Servers Month
Be On-Purpose Month
Book Blitz Month
Brain Teaser Month International
Celebration of Life Month
Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month International
Clean Up Your Computer Month
Creativity Month International
Get Organized Month
Glaucoma Awareness Month
New Year's Resolution Month for Business International
Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month
Poverty in America Awareness Month
Radon Action Month
Rising Star Month International
Self-Help Group Awareness Month
Shape Up US Month
Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Stalking Awareness Month
Volunteer Blood Donor Month
Wayfinding Month International
Wealth Mentality Month International
What January event most influences writing your life story? What are you doing in your community to observe a special event?
Some listings courtesy Chase's Calendar of Events.