International Day of Nonviolence
The International Day of Non-Violence is observed by all UN member states on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The purpose of this day is to disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness to secure a culture of peace and tolerance.
The seventh day of Sukkot is known as Hoshana Rabbah while the eighth day is known as Shmini Atzeret and the day after is called Simchat Torah. Hoshana Rabbah is known as the day of the final sealing of judgment, which began on Rosh Hashanah.
Random Acts of Poetry Day
Random Acts of Poetry Day is about painting poetry in the public square, either literally or figuratively. On this day, recite your favorite piece of poetry in the streets, chalk your poem onto the sidewalk (or a blackboard), leave one on a subway seat, pin one onto your local grocery store board.
World Farm Animals Day
World Farm Animals Day was founded to highlight the poor conditions suffered by some farm animals, and promote awareness in the hope something may be done to improve their lives. On this day, visit a farm with your friends and family, or donate to an animal protection charity of your choice!
Shemini Atzeret is a Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei in the Land of Israel, and on the 22nd and 23rd outside the Land, usually coinciding with late September or early October.
World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay
The first Friday of October every year is celebrated around the globe as World Smile Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to do acts of kindness to spread good will and cheer. On this day, make sure to use #WorldSmileDay to spread positivity on social media to brighten the day for others!