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October Acts of Kindness Calendar

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The October Acts of Kindness Calendar is ready! It’s part of my kindness calendar series, designed to inspire kindness and goodwill all year long.

printable October Acts of Kindness Calendar on an orange, black and yellow background with title text reading October Kindness Calendar

Each month’s kindness calendar includes ideas based on unique holidays and themes of the month. Are you ready to start spreading some joy? Scroll down to see this month’s suggestions.

October Acts of Kindness Calendar Themes

The themes I pull from for the October Acts of Kindness Calendar are a combination of meaningful awareness dates and fun, unusual holidays.

Feel free to follow the calendar exactly or simply use the suggestions as ideas to stimulate your own random acts of kindness.

October Monthly Observances

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Children’s Magazine Month
  • Church Library Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Eat Better, Eat Together Month
  • Emotional Wellness Month
  • National Book Month
  • National Cookbook Month
  • National Go on a Field Trip Month

October Weekly Observances

  • Customer Service Week
  • Veterinary Technicians Week
  • National School Lunch Week
  • National Newspaper Week
  • National Friends of Libraries Week
  • National Food Bank Week
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul Week
  • National Red Ribbon Week

October Holidays and Special Observance Days

  • October 1 – National Homemade Cookies Day
  • October 2 – National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
  • October 5 – National Do Something Nice Day
  • October 8 – Clergy Appreciation Day
  • October 11 – National Stop Bullying Day
  • October 12 – National Farmer’s Day
  • October 14 – National Costume Swap Day
  • October 15 – National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • October 18 – Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day
  • October 22 – National Mother-in-Law Day
  • October 26 – National Day of the Deployed
  • October 28 – National Make a Difference Day
  • October 31 – Halloween

Printable October Acts of Kindness Calendar

To print your calendar, simply click the image below or click ==>> October Acts of Kindness Calendar

printable October Acts of Kindness Calendar

Resources for This Month’s Calendar

Here are a few links and items that will help you complete the acts of kindness in the October Acts of Kindness Calendar:

Want to download all of the calendars at once? I’ve bundled them all together for your convenience in an annual printable kindness calendar.


More Acts of Kindness Resources

If you liked the October Acts of Kindness calendar, check out all of the monthly kindness calendars based on each month’s holidays and special observances.

a calendar with a pencil on it with title text reading Monthly Acts of Kindness Calendars

You might also like these Acts of Kindness for a Stronger Marriage.

a printable calendar on a red background with title text reading Acts of Kindness for Your Spouse for a Stronger Marriage

And these random acts of kindness cards for kids are a great way to teach your children to be kind.

printable cards for kids with title text reading Random Acts of Kindness Cards for Kids

What are your favorite ways to spread kindness and joy to others? I’d love to hear your ideas! Please share them in the comments.


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