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How do I set a reminder in Google Calendar for an event that occurs on every Sunday before the 1st of the following month?

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  1. In the main Google Calendar view, click 'Create'
  2. Click the text box representing the start date (The datepicker pops up)
  3. Choose a month that has 5 Sundays (For example, August 2015)
  4. Pick the 5th Sunday in that month (For example, August 30, 2015)
  5. Click the 'Repeat...' checkbox (The repeat popup appears)
  6. Choose the following options

    • Repeats: Monthly
    • Repeat every: 1 months
    • Repeat by: day of the week

That's it! It should now say under summary: Monthly on the last Sunday, which I believe is what you wanted.

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    Thanks for the quick answer, any idea how to do the same thing but for either the last Sunday or Saturday, whichever is closer to the end of the month? I'll write up a separate question if you can answer it :) – nullgraph Oct 1 '15 at 19:23
  • Hmm....I'm not sure about that one. I don't know of a way to say Saturday OR Sunday. – TwitchBronBron Oct 5 '15 at 12:51
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    Item 3 above is useful. Took me ages to realise last Sunday only appeared when there were 5 Sundays in the chosen month. – justintime Nov 23 '15 at 3:59
  • This is not working. I need to schedule a reminder for Memorial Day every year, which is the last Monday of May. The reminder has to be in the past so it will show up in future years before another May occurs with 5 weeks. I set a reminder in 2017 and set it to the last Monday. I see the reminder shows up the last Monday of 2019, but not 2018 (who cares), 2020, 2021-2023 (which actually have 5 mondays)... I stopped at 2025. If I edit the 2019 event it says it repeats "every 12 months on the fourh Monday" which is also not true as it doesn't show up in future years there either. – Michael Apr 22 at 18:34
  • I went back to look at the 2017 entry to try to edit it, and now it's gone as well... – Michael Apr 22 at 18:36

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