February 2017 Observances for Your
Senior Activity Calendar

Find interesting and unique observances and holidays for you to use as inspiration for your senior activity program.

Fun Observances and Holidays for February
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February 2017 Monthly Observances

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Bake for Family Fun Month
  • Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • Library Lovers' Month
  • National Bird-Feeding Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Mend a Broken Heart Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National Wedding Month
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Spunky Old Broads Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month
  • Youth Leadership Month

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February 2017 Weekly Observances

  • American Heritage and Health Week (February 1-7)
  • Children's Authors and Illustrators Week (February 5-11)
  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Week (February 5-11)
  • Freelance Writers Appreciation Week (February 5-11)
  • International Networking Week (February 6-10)
  • Love Makes the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • International Flirting Week (February 12-18)
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 12-18)
  • Build a Better Trade Show Image Week (February 19-25)
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 19-25)
  • National Engineers Week (February 19-25)
  • Telecommuter Appreciation Week (February 26 - March 4)

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February 2017 Daily Observances

February 1

  • Freedom Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Candy-Making Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (College Football)

February 2

  • Candlemas Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • National Carrot Cake Day
  • National Wear Red Day
  • Working Naked Day (working outside of traditional corporate norms)

February 4

  • Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day (first Saturday of the Month)
  • Medjool Date Day
  • National Barber Day
  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day
  • Thank a Mailman Day
  • World Cancer Day

February 5

  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

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February 6

  • National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 7

  • African-American Coaches Day
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

February 8

  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

  • National Pizza Pie Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day

February 10

  • Lunar Eclipse
  • Snow (Full) Moon

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February 11

  • Get Out Your Guitar Day
  • National Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
  • National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Pro Sports Wives Day
  • Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • Tu B'shvat, Jewish Arbor Day
  • White Shirt Day

February 12

  • Darwin Day
  • Man Day

February 13

  • Employee Legal Awareness Day
  • Get a Different Name Day
  • Madly in Love With Me Day
  • National Wingman's Day
  • World Radio Day

February 14

  • Extraterrestrial Culture Day in New Mexico
  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Donor Day
  • National Have-a-Heart Day
  • Race Relations Day
  • Saint Valentine's Day

February 15

  • National Gumdrop Day

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February 16

  • National Almond Day

February 17

  • My Way Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18

  • National Drink Wine Day
  • World Whale Day

February 19

  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • NBA All-Star Game

February 20

  • Love Your Pet Day
  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • World Day for Social Justice

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February 21

  • International Mother Language Day
  • Travel Africa Day

February 22

  • Inconvenience Yourself Day
  • National Margarita Day

February 23

  • Curling Is Cool Day
  • Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Chili Day
  • Single-Tasking Day

February 24

  • Gregorian Calendar Day
  • National Tortilla Chip Day

February 25

  • World Sword Swallowers Day

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February 26

  • Academy Awards Presentation
  • Daytona 500
  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • National Pistachio Day

February 27

  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Strawberry Day
  • Shrove Monday

February 28

  • Fat Tuesday
  • Floral Design Day
  • International Pancake Day
  • Mardi Gras
  • National Tooth Fairy Day
  • Paczki Day
  • Shrove Tuesday
  • World Spay Day

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