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February Dates to Celebrate!

Posted by on Jan. 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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Looking for a reason to celebrate in your groups?  February is full of fun and nationally recognized days, you could easily turn into a group party! 

If you are stuck for ideas, but want to throw a party, try picking one of these themes and running with it!  You can also check out our great game and contest ideas post for other games and contests. 

February is official--

  • American Heart Month
  • Black History Month
  • American History Month
  • Children's Dental Health Month
  • International Friendship Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Snack Food Month
  • National Wild Bird Feeding Month
  • Responsible Pet Owners Month

Here are some other fun dates for the month of December:

February 1st:

  • National Freedom Day
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officially Being in 1920

February 2nd:

  • Bottle Cap Patented
  • Groundhog Day

February 3rd:

  • Elmo's Birthday
  • Chinese New Year
  • The Day Music Died- On this day in 1959, the plane crash claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson and the pilot, Roger Peter

February 4th:

  • Rosa Park's Birthday
  • Create a Vacuum Day

February 5th:

  • Constitutional Day in Mexico
  • Hank Aaron's Birthday
  • Disaster Day
  • National Weather-person's Day
  • Western Monarch Day

February 6th:

  • Monopoly Board Game Goes on Sale- 1935
  • Babe Ruth's Birthday

February 7th:

  • Charles Dicken's Birthday
  • Super Bowl Day
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's Birthday

February 8th:

  • Boy Scouts Day

February 9th:

  • Hershey Chocolate founded
  • Toothache Day

February 10th:

  • Umbrella Day

February 11th:

  • Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
  • White T-shirt Day
  • National Inventors Day

February 12:

  • Abraham Lincolns Birthday

February 13th:

  • Get a Different Name Day

February 14th:

  • Clean Out Your Computer Day
  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Organ Donor Day
  • Valentines Day

February 15th:

  • National Flag Day in Canada
  • National Gumdrop Day
  • Susan B. Anthony's Birthday

February 16th:

  • Nylon Patented

February 17th:

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18th:

  • Pluto Discovered in 1930

February 19th:

  • Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood Debuted in 1968

February 20th:

  • Hoodie-Hoo Day- You are supposed to go outside to shout "Hoodie-hoo!" to scare away Winter and make way for Spring!
  • Toothpick patented in 1872
  • John Glenn Orbits the Earth

February 21st:

  • Family Day
  • Love Your Pet Day
  • Presidents Day

February 22nd:

  • George Washington's Birthday
  • National Be Humble Day
  • World Thinking Day

February 23rd:

  • Dog Biscut Appreciation Day

February 25th:

  • Paper Currency Introduced in the United States

February 26th:

  • Carnival Day

February 27th:

  • Polar Bear Day
  • National No Brainer Day

February 28th:

  • Public Sleeping Day



by on Jan. 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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emptynest242
by on Feb. 8, 2011 at 3:41 PM

 group hugThank you for some wonderful ideas! Your post is helping me a great deal!

25beengoodtome
by on Feb. 8, 2011 at 3:51 PM

  That was an interesting list. But, I thought Feb. 28 was sadie Hawkins Day, the day us "Old Maids" have permission to do the proposing!

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Ladyisis
by Member on Feb. 8, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Thank you for sharing! I didn't even know some of these. :)

Cafe Amber
by Group Admin on Feb. 9, 2011 at 1:51 PM


Quoting 25beengoodtome:

  That was an interesting list. But, I thought Feb. 28 was sadie Hawkins Day, the day us "Old Maids" have permission to do the proposing!

Hi,

That one is on a leap year only on February 29th- here's the story behind it, it's a fun read:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadie_Hawkins_Day

Thanks!  :)

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