April 18: Dyngus Day
According to the official holiday website, “Historically a Polish-American tradition, Dyngus Day celebrates the end of the often restrictive observance of Lent and the joy of Easter.” Some celebratory activities include men chasing around women to drench them with water, and hitting them with pussy willow branches. So basically, Dyngus Day is spring break.
April 20: Lima Bean Respect Day
Much like Rodney Dangerfield, the lima bean doesn’t get any respect. Well not today! Did you know lima beans are an excellent source of fiber? They also help balance your blood sugar and lower cholesterol. So give this bean a break and try extolling its more admirable qualities for the day.
April 21: National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
If you didn't already know this, you can see yourself out.
April 22: National Jelly Bean Day
When you grab a handful to celebrate this year, just make sure you don't get "BeanBoozled."