March is the month when spring officially begins and Daylight Savings takes root typically the second Sunday in the month. It can be a dramatic month with sometimes wild and shifting weather as Mother Nature tries to shed her winter coat. But as the seasons change from winter to spring, it's the perfect time to review the special days, holidays, awareness weeks, and observances for March.

One can use March as an inspiration for learning more about health challenges and healthy habits. This is also a great month of the year to explore historical facts, interesting people, new concepts, hobbies, and more. And, of course, Easter and Passover sometimes occur in March and other times they don't.

·         March 1: National Peanut Butter Lover's Day

·         March 2: Dr. Seuss's Birthday, National Read Across America Day

·         March 3: World Wildlife Day, World Book Day

·         March 4: National Hug a G.I. Day, National Grammar Day, World Obesity Day, Employee Appreciation Day

·         March 5: National Day of Unplugging* (first Friday of every March)

·         March 6: National Dentist's Day, National Oreo Cookie Day

·         March 7: National Cereal Day

·         March 8: International Women's Day

·         March 9: National Meatball Day

·         March 10: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

·         March 11: Johnny Appleseed Day

·         March 12:Plant a Flower Day, Genealogy Day

·         March 13: National K-9 Veterans Day

·         March 14: National Pi Day, Learn About Butterflies Day, National Potato Chip Day

·         March 15: The Ides of March

·         March 16: Freedom of Information Day, National Artichoke Day, National Panda Day

·         March 17:St. Patrick's Day, Absolutely Incredible Kid Day* (third Thursday of every March)

·         March 18: National Supreme Sacrifice Day, National Biodiesel Day

·         March 19: National Poultry Day

·         March 20: Equinox Earth Day, First Day of Spring*, International Day of Happiness

·         March 21: National Teenager Day, International Day of Forests, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day

·         March 22: World Water Day

·         March 23: World Meteorological Day, National Puppy Day, American Diabetes Alert Day

·         March 24: World Tuberculosis Day, National Cocktail Day

·         March 25: Tolkien Reading Day, International Waffle Day

·         March 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, National Spinach Day

·         March 28: Respect Your Cat Day

·         March 29: National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

·         March 30: I am in Control Day, Take a Walk in the Park Day, National Doctors' Day

·         March 31: World Backup Day