Delicious Easter snacks, wearing pyjamas to work and consuming e – what isn’t there to look forward to in April?! After we duck for cover on April Fools’, there is plenty of fun days to make the most of in your social media content calendars!

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Month-long April Events

Supermarket Free Month
Go Blue for Autism
Adopt a Greyhound Month

April – Special Days

April 1
April Fools’ Day
National Smile Day
Daylight savings ends

April 2
World Autism Awareness Day
International Children’s Book Day
Reconciliation Day

April 3
World Party Day

April 4
World Stray Animals Day
Tell a lie day
Hug a Newsman Day

April 5
First Contact Day

April 6
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Dance Academy film released (AUS)
ChIps film released in AUS
Sydney Royal Easter Show begins

April 7
World Health Day
National Youth Week
No Housework Day
School Holidays begins NSW (Not in NSW? Check out your state here)

April 9
Swimming: 2017 Australian Swimming Championships

April 10
Passover
National Sibling Day
Better Call Saul (USA)

April 11
World Parkinson’s Day

April 12
International Day of Human Space Flight
The Fate Of The Furious In Cinemas AUS
Grilled Cheese Day

April 13
Scrabble Day
Byron Bay BluesFest begins

April 14
Good Friday

April 15
Easter Saturday
Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD)
World Creativity And Innovation Week begins

Bean Social Facebook Group

April 16
Easter Sunday
Wear Pajamas to Work Day

April 17
Easter Monday
Haiku Poetry Day
National Espresso Day

April 18
Pretty Little Liars (USA)

April 19
Fargo (USA)

April 22
Earth Day

April 23
English Language Day
Take a Chance Day

April 24
Sydney Comedy Festival begins
The Voice 7:30pm Nine (AUS)

April 25
Anzac Day
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 released AUS

April 26
Hug a Friend Day
The Handmaid’s Tale (USA)
School Holidays ends NSW

April 27
International Guide Dog Day
Grand Designs Australia 8:30pm Lifestyle (AUS)

April 28
Pay it Forward Day
Girls in ICT Day

April 29
Astronomy Day

April 30
Email Debt Forgiveness Day

Just a reminder that these events are correct at the time of writing – but it’s useful to double check the events you want to use are applicable to your community. Enjoy!


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