August is Family Fun Month! This month focus on spending quality time with your family and those closest to you. Take that long awaited vacation, spend time outdoors, and connect with your people! Remember, family can be chosen as well. Make the time to have some Family Fun and surround yourself with those who you consider your family this month.
Other notable celebrations this month include…
- Back to School Month
- American Artists Appreciation Month
- Immunization Awareness Month
- Purple Heart Day
- The Perseid Meteor Shower
August was first called Sextillia – the Roman word for “sixth”, as it was the sixth month of the Roman year. It was later changed to August by the Emperor Augustus, named after himself.
Learn more about the history of previous months here.