It’s August! Let’s celebrate!
August 1 is Respect for Parents Day – Today, call your parents! Tell them you love them and respect any sacrifices they’ve made to help you get to UC Berkeley.
August 2 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day – To celebrate this day, head over to CREAM for an ice cream sandwich, particularly with Creamfetti cookies and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.
August 3 is National Grab Some Nuts Day – This day is either for grabbing some nuts from the NutHouse! Granola Company, or scratching your balls, either way.
August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – Get chocolate chip cookies at Tender Greens for a surprisingly dank treat.
August 5 is National Underwear Day – Head over to Beauty and Attitude and treat yourself to some undies and serve some sass!
August 6 is Fresh Breath Day – On this day, do some meditation in a quiet place and breathe in some fresh air outdoors.
August 7 is National Lighthouse Day – Instead of dragging yourself to an actual lighthouse, go to Quinn’s Lighthouse for a bomb meal and a seaside view.
August 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day – This day is either wildly perverted or a day for you to show your neighbor some love with some zucchini from Berkeley Bowl.
August 10 is National S’more Day – Order a s’mores crepe from Crepevine and bask in the indulgence.
August 11 is National Presidential Joke Day – No need to celebrate because our president is already a joke!
August 12 is National Bowling Day – Today, spice things up at Albany Bowl!
August 13 is National Prosecco Day – Make bad decisions on this day while feeling bougie!
August 14 is National Creamsicle Day – Go to iScream for some creamsicle-flavored ice cream.
August 15 is National Relaxation Day – Take this day to relax because school starts in eight days!
August 16 is National Rum Day – Make bad decisions on this day, but this time, while feeling like a pirate!
August 17 is National I Love My Feet Day – Another one of the slightly pervy days of August, but use it as an opportunity to give your feetsies some love.
August 18 is National Fajita Day – Fill your tummy with some fajitas from Cancun Sabor Mexico.
August 19 is National Soft Ice Cream Day – Get some soft serve at McDonalds and live life to the fullest, baby.
August 20 is National Radio Day – Take this day to give some love to KALX, the UC Berkeley and listener-supported radio station.
August 21 is National Brazilian Blowout Day – Give yourself a new look at the Dry Bar in SF.
August 22 is National Pecan Torte Day – Get wildin’ in the kitchen and make this recipe.
August 22 is also National Ride the Wind Day – Go sailing and be free.
August 23 is National Waffle Day – Go to Little Gem Waffles, we recommend the Gempire State of Mind.
August 24 is National Secondhand Wardrobe Day – Save the planet and your wallet by buying some vintage clothes at Buffalo Exchange.
August 25 is National Women’s Equality Day – Check out the GenEq Center at UC Berkeley and strive for a more equal society!
August 26 is National Just Because Day – These national holidays days are ridiculous, so if you take these seriously, you may have some re-evaluating to do.
August 27 is National Cherry Turnover Day – Go to the Butcher’s Son for a delightful cherry turnover.
August 28 is National Chop Suey Day – Go to Great China and chomp away, dude.
August 29 is National Toasted Marshmallow Day – Okay, there are no toasted marshmallows in all of Berkeley, so just get some damn marshmallows and toast them yourself, aight?
August 30 is National Matchmaker Day – This is the day to embarrass your two of friends. Enjoy!
Turn up, Bears!
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