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The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, May 20th, 2019

More wine!

Trending Event
🍷 National Wine Day

This Saturday is National Wine Day, so pour some mo' scato and say chardon-heyyy to a good time. Don't be a "cork-tease" this weekend (someone who talks about all the good wine they have, but never opens it). Uncork the good stuff and treat yo self. 

No matter what you choose, just remember to love the wine you're with. 

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

#1 Trending Event
🧞‍♂️ Aladdin Hits Theaters
This marks the first time that the genie emoji has made its way into the Weekly Forekast. The live-action version of Disney's 1992 classic hits theaters this week. You could say it's a new fantastic point of view. 


#2 Trending Event
🐺 Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
Love it or hate it, Game of Thrones still has a bit left in the tank. While the series finale took place yesterday, this Sunday HBO is dropping a 2-hour documentary that looks at the enormous effort that went into making season eight.  


#3 Trending Event
🗣 Talk Like Yoda Day
Do or do not talk like Yoda on Tuesday - there is no try. Get inspired by watching this YouTube video of famous Yoda quotes.

What Else is Happening?

Holidays
🐝 World Bee Day
Celebrated on the birthday of Anton Janša, the person who pioneered modern beekeeping techniques, World Bee Day aims to bring awareness of the importance of bees and their contribution to conserving biodiversity (a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals).


Sports
🎾 French Open Starts
The tennis greats descend onto the clay this week for the 123rd French Open.  Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are the favorites for the men, while Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep are favorites for the women. 


Holidays
🌎 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
With three-quarters of the world’s major conflict having a cultural dimension, now is an important time as any in bridging the cultural gaps for peace and stability.


Holidays
🐢 World Turtle Day
We love this day as it brings attention and awareness to both turtles and tortoises alike.  We also love the  Month of May as it marks the 35th anniversary of our favorite turtles, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.


Other
🤡 Red Nose Day
Having raised more than $150 Million since 2015, the Red Nose Day Campaign strives to end child poverty.  Head down to your local Walgreens and purchase a red nose, then post and tag yourself with #HeroHighFive.


⭐ The Best of the Rest

Check out the Forekast website for all the events we couldn't fit into this newsletter.  Below are some other events we'd like to give a shoutout:

A homogenized diet is a bad thing, the theme for this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity is focused on biodiversity as a foundation for our food and health.

This week marks the 42nd anniversary of the premiere of Star Wars (A New Hope).

The 103rd Indianapolis 500 runs this weekend with Simon Pagenaud at the pole position.

If you’re into kart racing video games, check out Sonic Team Racing which is released this week.  

For our London readers, the 106th Chelsea Flower Show is in full bloom this week.  A major theme this year will be technology and urban farming.

 
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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