AU - Australia, BE - Belgium, BC - British Columbia, CAN - Canada, GB - England, FR - France, DE2 - Germany, IRL - Ireland, ISL - Israel; NZ - New Zealand, SE - Nordic, CH - Switerland, UK - Scotland, ZA - South Africa **
May 4-6 - New Warrior Training Adventure, South Sioux City, NE, Minto Heights, NSW, AU, Liginiac, FR, Blacksburg, SC, Prescott, AZ, Penn Yan, NY
May 4-6 - Mainely Men 73 - Making a differenec from the inside out, Pilgrim Lodge, West Gardiner, Maine
May 11-13 - New Warrior Training Adventure, Königslutter, DE, Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN
May 18-20 - New Warrior Training Adventure, Dwellingup, WA, AU, Cold Spring, NY, North Oxford, MA, North Oxford, MA, Valley Center, CA, Valley Center, CA, Almond, WI, Robertson, WY,
NM May 23-27 - Texas Men's Rites of Passage, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú
CA May 25-27 - Couples Communication Retreat, Warren Farrell, Esalen, Big Sur
CA May 25-28 - Redwood Men's Center Men's Conference and Gathering. Mendocino Woodlands, Camp 2
May is: Skin Cancer Awareness, * Masturbation Month; Asian Pacific American Heritage;. Better Hearing and Speech; Better Sleep; Correct Posture; Creative Beginnings; Family Support; Foster Care; Get Caught Reading; Helping American Youth; National Allergy/Asthma Awareness; National Arthritis; National Barbecue; Good Car-Keeping; Hepatitis Awareness; Mental Health; Osteoporosis Prevention; Physical Fitness and Sports; Recommitment; Scholarship; Self-Discovery; Senior Citizens Month , Senior Travel; Sight-Saving; Stroke Awareness; Teaching and Joy, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Tuberous; Sclerosis Awareness; *Older Americans; Personal History Awareness; Revise Your Work Schedule; and Strike Out Strokes Month
May 14-Jun 18: National Family Month. Apr 29-May 5: *National Science & Technology Week. May 1-7: Cartoon Art Appreciation Week. May 5-11: National Nurses Day and Week. May 6-12: Be Kind to Animals; Flexible Work Arrangements; *Jewish Heritage; National Family; National Pet; PTA Teacher Appreciation; Suicide Awareness; Wildflower; and Teacher Appreciation Week. May 7-13 National Etiquette; and National Herb Week. May 13-219: National Medical Services; *Nat Police; *National Transportation; and *World Trade Week. May 19-25: *National Safe Boating Week. May 20-26: Good Stewardship; International Reggae Music; National New Friends-Old Friends; and, National Reflexology Awareness Week. May 21-28: Buckle Up America; and, National Backyard Games Week. May 1: May Day observed since ancient times and has become Labor Day in most countries except the U.S., Bermuda and Canada. Kindness Day, Teen Day, Freedom Riders Anniversary, Executive Coaching Day. *Law Day. *Loyalty Day. Peace of Mind Day. 40th Anniversary of the U-2 Incident with Francis Gary Powers. May 2: Holocaust Rememberance Day. May 6:: National Day of Hearing Testing. May 8: V-E Day 55th Anniversary, World Red Cross Day, May 9: National Receptionests Day, National Teachers Day. May 10: National Small Business Day. May 12: Chronic Fatigue Awareness Day May 14: *Mother's Day. May 15: *Peace Officer Memorial Day May 19: *National Defense Transportation Day. National Bike to Work Day. May 20: *Armed Forces Day. May 21: National Waitstaff Day, Neighbor Day Youth Against Violence. May 22: *National Maritime Day. May 25: National Missing Children's Day. May 26: Morning Radio Wise Guy Day. May 28: Ancestor Honor Day. Memorial Day. (celebrated on Monday the *29th Memorial Day Prayer for Peace requests flying the flag at half-staff for the customary forenoon period.) May 31: National Senior Health and Fitness Day. World No-Tobacco Day.
* Means a Presidential Proclamation was made.
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Most tornadoes occur in May
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Hamar males of Ethiopia's Omo region enter manhood by undergoing a ceremony called "The Jumping of the Bull". Hamar elders paint the initiates' faces with ritual chalk designs. Twenty to thirty bulls are gathered together and forced to stand side by side in a long line. Each initiate leps onto the first bull's back, then runs across the backs of the other bulls, taking as few steps as he can. Should he falter or fall, he will be teased mercilessly by women for the rest of his life. Men of the African Ark calendar, Pomegranate
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