August Nature / Fun Happenings

 

  • August is National Water Quality, Immunization Awareness and Win with Civility Month
  • Aug 8: New Moon, Aug 15: First Quarter Moon, Aug 22: Full Moon, Aug 30: Last Quarter Moon
  • Aug 1-7: Happiness Happens Week
  • Aug 5-7: Tall Timbers Days
  • Aug 7-13: National Farmers Market Week
  • Aug. 9-13: Perseids Meteor shower peak
  • Aug 9-16: Elvis Week
  • Aug 19-21: Kool-Aid Days
  • Aug 23-Sept 1: World Water Week
  • Aug 25-31: Be Kind to Humankind Week
  • Aug. 27-29: International Bat Nights
  • Aug 1: Air Force and Friendship Day
  • Aug 3: Watermelon and Friendship Day
  • Aug 4: Coast Guard and National Chocolate Chip Day
  • Aug 5: International Beer Day
  • Aug 7: National Lighthouse and American Family Day
  • Aug 8: International Cat Day
  • Aug 10: S'mores Day
  • Aug 12: World Elephant Day
  • Aug 14: VJ Day
  • Aug 16: Migratory Bird Treaty Signed 106 Years Ago
  • Aug 20: National Honey Bee Day
  • Aug 21: Senior Citizens Day
  • Aug. 26: National Dog Day
  • Aug. 28: WBU Canton Store Owners Birthday
  • Aug. 30: Toasted Marshmallow Day.
  • Wild Turkeys can be seen with their young.
  • Purple Martins and other swallows begin congregating at staging grounds before heading south.
  • Purple Martin southward migration is completed by end of month.
  • Orioles are gone by the end of the month.
  • Male Little and Big Brown Bats start to spend part of the night in winter hibernation sites in early August.
  • Eastern Monarch Butterflies lay eggs.
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbirds migrate through Southern Ontario