February 2020 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 2020 Monthly Observances

  • African-American Cultural Heritage Month
  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Bake for Family Fun Month
  • Creative Romance Month
  • Declutter for a Cause Month
  • Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month
  • Great American Pie Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • Library Lovers' Month
  • National Bird-Feeding Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Goat Yoga Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Hot Breakfast Month
  • National Mend a Broken Heart Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Pet Dental Health Month
  • National Senior Independence Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National Wedding Month
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
  • Spunky Old Broads Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month
  • Youth Leadership Month

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February 2020 Weekly Observances

  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Week (February 2-8)
  • Love May Make the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • International Flirting Week (February 9-15)
  • National Engineers Week (February 16-22)

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February 2020 Daily Observances

February 1

  • Decorating With Candy Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Dark Chocolate Day
  • Robinson Crusoe Day
  • St. Brigid Feast Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day

February 2

  • Candlemas Day
  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • National Carrot Cake Day

February 4

  • African-American Coaches Day
  • Medjool Date Day, honoring the type of fruit
  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
  • World Cancer Day

February 5

  • Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (college football)
  • Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

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February 6

  • National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 7

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

February 8

  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

  • Full Snow Moon
  • National Bagels and Lox Day
  • National Pizza Pie Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day
  • 92nd Academy Awards

February 10

  • Tu B'Shvat, Jewish Arbor Day known as the "New Year of the Trees" (begins at sundown on February 9)
  • World Marriage Day
  • World Pulses Day, recognizing the edible seeds of plants

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February 11

  • Extraterrestrial Culture Day
  • Get Out Your Guitar Day
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • National Peppermint Patty Day
  • National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Pro Sports Wives Day
  • Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • White Shirt Day, honoring the union strike by blue-collar workers at General Motors factories in 1937

February 12

  • Darwin Day
  • National Plum Pudding Day
  • Oglethorpe Day, honoring England's General James Edward Oglethorpe who discovered the colony of Georgia in 1733

February 13

  • Employee Legal Awareness Day
  • Get a Different Name Day
  • World Radio Day

February 14

  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
  • National Donor Day
  • Valentine's Day

February 15

  • Love Reset Day
  • National Gumdrop Day
  • World Pangolin Day, honoring the endangered scaly anteater

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February 16

  • Daytona 500
  • National Almond Day
  • NBA All-Star Game

February 17

  • Family Day in Canada
  • My Way Day
  • National PTA Founders' Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18

  • National Drink Wine Day

February 19

  • National Chocolate Mint Day

February 20

  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day
  • World Day for Social Justice

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February 21

  • International Mother Language Day
  • National Sticky Bun Day

February 22

  • National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
  • National Margarita Day

February 23

  • Curling Is Cool Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Tile Day
  • World Sword Swallowers Day

February 24

  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • Shrove Monday, the Monday before Ash Wednesday
  • World Bartender Day

February 25

  • Mardi Gras
  • National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day
  • Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday
  • World Spay Day

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February 26

  • Ash Wednesday
  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • Lent begins
  • National Pistachio Day

February 27

  • Digital Learning Day
  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Chili Day
  • National Kahlua Day
  • National Strawberry Day

February 28

  • Floral Design Day
  • National Chocolate Souffle Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day (also celebrated on August 22)

February 29

  • Bachelors Day
  • International Underlings Day, a special day for those who are not a boss or professional assistant that already have special days
  • Leap Day
  • Open That Bottle Night, to encourage wine drinkers to open wine that has been saved for a special occasion

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