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The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, April 22nd, 2019

The Avengers Are Back This Week

#1 Trending Event
🍿 Avengers: Endgame hits theaters


*Don't worry, no spoilers* 

Avengers: Endgame hits theaters this week in what's sure to be one of the biggest box office hits of the year. This event has been #1 on Forekast since January, so yes - people are pretty excited. If you haven't bought your tickets yet, you may be out of luck for opening weekend. It's sold out almost everywhere. Watch the trailer here

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

#2 Trending Event
🌎 Earth Day
Today's the day. Celebrate #EarthDay by contributing to the conversation. Topics of discussion typically include climate change, ending plastic pollution, and the protection of endangered species. Feel free to take in our amazing planet by getting outside, or streaming anything on Netflix narrated by David Attenborough. 


#3 Trending Event
💉 World Immunization Week
The World Health Organization has named April 24th to 30th World Immunization Week. Its aim is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against diseases. You can learn more on the WHO website


#4 Trending Event
🏈 2019 NFL Draft
The NFL Draft heads to Nashville for the first time ever this week. Coverage starts Thursday at 8:00 PM ET on ABC, ESPN, NFL Network and streaming online. Will Kyler Murray go #1? Will the Patriots find Tom Brady's heir apparent? What will the Raiders do with their three first-round picks? Be sure to tune in, it's going to be a fun day. 

What Else is Happening?

Holiday
📚 Independent Bookstore Day
Indie bookstores across the country will host parties celebrating their unique and lively spaces.  Check the link in the event page to find an indie bookstore celebrating in your area. 


Gaming
🦂 Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch) 
The 11th installment of the super successful fighting game is launching this week.  The tagline for the game is "Past Meets Present", where in story mode characters meet their past or present counterparts. 


Movies
📽 Tribeca Film Festival 2019
The annual film festival celebrating storytelling in all forms kicks off this week.  Among the special events is the world premiere of Danny Boyle's Yesterday, as well as special screenings celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apocalypse Now and 30th anniversary of Say Anything.


Holidays
👖 Denim Day
This event encourages people to wear jeans to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault.  This event was sparked in protest of an Italian Supreme Court ruling which overturned a rape conviction due to the victim wearing "very, very tight jeans".


⭐ The Best of the Rest

This is a big week of events, be sure to check the Forekast website for everything else happening this week.  Below are some other events we'd like to give a shoutout to:

"But Pretzel Day.  Oh, I like Pretzel Day" -Stanley.  For our gluten free friends, we added a soft pretzels recipe to the event page, just use gluten free flour.

World Penguin Day marks the return of Adelie Penguins to their breeding grounds.

This Friday marks 30 years since the first Dragon Ball Z episode premiered in Japan on Fuji Television.

The Samsung's ambitious folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, is set to be release this week.  

Taylor Swift's website has a countdown on her website.  We're not sure what it is for, but it's probably music related.
 

Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.

You're All Caught Up! 

Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you see any big events coming up in the future. 

👋See You Next Week!

 

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