Social Sidekick 4/2-4/8: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Social Sidekick 4/2-4/8: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Hannah Curran
March 16, 2017

April Twitter showers bring May social superpowers! Focus this month on upping the cadence and quality of both social content and community engagement, and by month’s end you should begin reaping the benefits. And with so many events popping up this spring, coming up with something to say will be the easy part! Keep your Q2 content goals on track by subscribing to get Social Sidekick sent straight to your inbox each week.

CELEBRATE APRIL

//ARTS//
Jazz Appreciation Month, Poetry Month

//HEALTH//
Alcohol Awareness Month, National Autism Awareness Month, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, National Donate Life Month, National Facial Protection Month, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month, National Minority Health Month, Occupational Therapy Month, National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month, STI Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month of Action

//FOOD//
Garden Appreciation Month, National BLT Sandwich Month, Soft Pretzel Month, Soyfoods Month, Grilled Cheese Month, Garlic Month 

//FUN//
Inventors Month, Decorating Month, Couples Appreciation Month

// FIRST WEEK OF APRIL//
National Public Health Week

Sunday, April 2 

//HOLIDAYS//
World Autism Day, Pascua Florida Day, PB&J Day, Ferret Day, Children Book Day

//HASHTAGS//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Marvin Gaye, Michael Fassbender, Emmylou Harris, Christopher Meloni

//TV EVENTS//
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS, 8 PM)

//TV PREMIERES//
Call the Midwife (PBS, 8 PM), Home Fires (PBS, 9 PM), The Real Housewives of Potomac (Bravo, 9 PM), Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (Adult Swim, 11:30 PM)

Monday, April 3

//HOLIDAYS//
Finding a Rainbow Day, Tweed Day, Chocolate Mousse Day, World Party Day, Hospital Admitting Clerks Day

//HASHTAGS//
#ManCrushMonday or #MCM, #MondayBlues, #MotivationMonday, #MarketingMonday, #MeatlessMonday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Alec Baldwin, Jane Goodall, Marlon Brando, Adam Scott, Doris Day, Leona Lewis, Cobie Smulders, Amanda Bynes

//TV PREMIERES//
Meow Madness (Hallmark, 8 PM), Southern Charm (Bravo, 9 PM)

Tuesday, April 4

//HOLIDAYS//
Cordon Bleu Day, D.A.R.E. Day, Equal Pay Day, Ramen Noodle Day, Vitamin C Day, Walk Around Things Day, World Rat Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Robert Downey Jr., Maya Angelou, Jamie Lynn Spears, Heath Ledger, Natasha Lyonne, David Cross

//TV PREMIERES//
Jesus of Rome (PBS, 8 PM), iZombie (CW 9 PM), Prison Break (Fox, 9 PM), Louis C.K.: 2017 (Netflix)

Wednesday, April 5

//HOLIDAYS//
Deep Dish Pizza Day, Caramel Day, Day of Hope, Read a Road Map Day

//HASHTAGS//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Pharrell Williams, Lily James, Hayley Atwell, Bette Davis, Spencer Tracey, Colin Powell

//TV PREMIERES//
The Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo, 9 PM), Archer (FXX, 10 PM), Brockmire (IFC, 10 PM), Talk Show the Game Show (truTV, 10 PM)

Thursday, April 6

//HOLIDAYS//
Army Day, Caramel Popcorn Day, Tartan Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Paul Rudd, Merle Haggard, Zach Braff, Raphael, Candace Cameron-Bure

//TV PREMIERES//
Dark Net (Showtime, 10 PM), Idiotsitter (Comedy Central, 10 PM)

Friday, April 7

//HOLIDAYS//
World Health Day, National Beer Day, Walk to Work Day, Beaver Day, Coffee Cake Day

//HASHTAGS//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Jackie Chan, Russell Crowe, James Garner

//ALBUM RELEASES//
Andrew Combs, “Canyons Of My Mind”; Arca, “Arca”; Blaenavon, “That’s Your Lot”; Clark, “Death Peak”; Cold War Kids, “L.A. Divine”; Cotton Mather, “Wild Kingdom”; Deep Purple, “InFinite”; Falling in Reverse, “Coming Home”; Father John Misty, “Pure Comedy”; Future Islands, “The Far Field”; Guided by Voices, “August By Cake”; Happyness, “Write In”; Imelda May, “Life Love Flesh Blood”; Joey Bada$$, “ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$”; K.Flay, “Every Where Is Some Where”; Karen Elson, “Double Roses”; Leeroy Stagger, “Love Versus”; Michelle Branch, “Hopeless Romantic”; Sam Gellaitry, “Escapism III”; San Fermin, “Belong”; The Chainsmokers, “Memories…Do Not Open”; The Flatliners, “Inviting Light”; The Maine, “Lovely, Little, Lonely”; The New Pornographers, “Whiteout Conditions”; The Wooden Sky, “Swimming In Strange Waters”; Timber Timbre, “Sincerely, Future Pollution”; Wear Your Wounds, “Wear Your Wounds” [Coverage’s Jacob Bannon, Kurt Ballou, Mike McKenzie, Chris Maggio & Sean Martin]; White Reaper, “The World’s Best American Band”; Diet Cig, “Swear I’m Good At This” 

//MOVIE PREMIERES//
The Case for Christ, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Going in Style

//TV PREMIERES//
American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (Amazon), The Get Down (Netflix), Win It All (Netflix), First Dates (NBC, 8 PM), The Toy Box (ABC, 8 PM)

Saturday, April 8

//HOLIDAYS//
Zoo Day, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day, Empanada Day  

//HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Patricia Arquette, Robin Wright, Taylor Kitsch, Ezra Koenig

//TV PREMIERES//
Moonlight in Vermont (Hallmark, 9 PM), Nate and Jeremiah by Design (TLC, 9 PM), The Son (AMC, 9 PM)