April events to celebrate

light+it+up+blue+autism+awareness+day+2010It’s a beautiful spring day in the Washington, DC area. I hope you get outside for a bit!

From World Autism Day to William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday to the White House Easter Egg Roll and the Smithsonian Craft Show, content and engagement ideas for Facebook updates, blog posts, and tweets abound.

Here are some conversation-ready dates to add to your editorial calendar in April.

April
Apr 1 – April Fool’s Day
Apr 2 – World Autism Awareness Day (wear blue today)
Apr 6 – Volunteer Week begins
Apr 7 – U.N. World Health Day
Apr 10 – Smithsonian Craft Show begins
Apr 12 – National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
Apr 13 – Palm Sunday
Apr 13 – National Library Week
Apr 15 – Tax Day
Apr 15 – Passover
Apr 15 – Birthday of Leonardo da Vinci (1452)
Apr 15 – Lunar eclipse
Apr 16 – 50th anniversary of the first album released by the Rolling Stones (1964)
Apr 18 – Good Friday
Apr 20 – Easter
Apr 20 – Virginia Historic Garden Week
Apr 21 – White House Easter Egg Roll
Apr 21 – Boston Marathon
Apr 21 – Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday
Apr 22 – Earth Day
Apr 23 – Administrative Professionals Day
Apr 24 – Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Apr 25 – Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
Apr 26 – USA Science & Engineering Festival (DC)
Apr 26 – The 450th birthday of William Shakespeare
Apr 29 – International Dance Day
Apr 29 – Solar Eclipse today
Apr 29 – Tony Awards nominations
Apr 30 – Children’s Day

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About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a public relations and marketing consultant, and owns Fletcher Prince (www.FletcherPrince.com). Follow Mary on Twitter @FletcherPrince.

Posted on April 1, 2014, in Social Media Tips and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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