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Sonoma Family Life Magazine

Don’t be Fooled! April is a Busy Month

Apr 13, 2011 12:00AM

April 7: World Health Day. No action today, no cure tomorrow. The theme of the World Health Day 2017 is Depression: Let's talk. www.who.int/world-health-day

April 22: Earth Day. Since 1970. Every year over 500 million people celebrate this international day of observance of environmental problems. www.earthday.org

April 28: Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. In 2003 the program was changed to provide boys and girls with opportunities to explore careers at any age. Recommended age range 8–18. www.daughtersandsonstowork.org

April 29: Arbor Day. A tree planting festival which became a formal holiday in 1872. ‘The net cooling effect of a young, healthy tree is equivalent to 10 room-size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day.’ (U.S. Department of Agriculture.) www.arborday.org

April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Monthwww.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth