5 Events Happening This Week Your Family Can Celebrate

Pride Month, Donut Day, Free Fishing Days and more!

By Kara Murphy June 1, 2022

LGBTQ Pride Month

June is Pride Month and books are a great way to launch a discussion at home about acceptance, understanding, and empathy with your kids along with LGBTQ rights and what it means to be an ally. Check out these 9 LGBTQ literature recommendations for children and young adults from the Anti-Defamation League.

Dinosaur Day

Celebrate Dinosaur Day with Jurassic Quest. Dinosaur fans everywhere are invited to join the second annual Jurassic Quest Great Big Dino Playdate in celebration of International Dinosaur Day! Each session will include about 30 minutes of family-friendly fun, such as dino storytime, show and tell, games and trivia, cute dino baby appearances and more, led by the Jurassic Quest dinosaur trainers: Safari Sarah, Captain Caleb, Prehistoric Nick and Park Ranger Marty. See the full Dino Day schedule here. June 1

National Donut Day

Do-nut let this day go by without a celebration. Get one ... or a dozen. Check local donut shops for special Donut Day deals! June 3


Chag Sameach! Shavuot is one of the three pilgrimage festivals mentioned in the Torah. Typical dishes on Shavuot include stuffed blintzes and cheesecake — yum! Other customs include reading from the Torah and adorning synagogues with fresh flowers. June 4-6

National Fishing and Boating Week

More than 20 states mark this occasion by offering "free" fishing days when you don't need a fishing license! Find info about when your state's free fishing days are here. June 4-12