February 2018 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 2018 Monthly Observances

  • 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
  • Jobs in Golf Month
  • Library Lovers' Month
  • National Bird-Feeding Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Cherry 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 2018 Weekly Observances

  • African Heritage and Health Week (February 1-7)
  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Week (February 3-9)
  • Children's Authors and Illustrators Week (February 4-10)
  • International Networking Week (February 5-9)
  • Love May Make the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • International Flirting Week (February 11-17)
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 11-17)
  • Freelance Writers Appreciation Week (February 12-17)
  • Build a Better Trade Show Image Week (February 18-24)
  • National Engineers Week (February 18-24)
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 25 - March 3)
  • Telecommuter Appreciation Week (February 25 - March 3)

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February 2018 Daily Observances

February 1

  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Dark Chocolate Day
  • Robinson Crusoe Day

February 2

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • Candlemas Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women
  • Sled Dog Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • National Carrot Cake Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day

February 4

  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
  • Pork Rind Appreciation Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • World Cancer Day

February 5

  • National Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

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February 6

  • African-American Coaches Day
  • National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 7

  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (college football)
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

February 8

  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

  • National Bagel Day
  • National Pizza Pie Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day

February 10

  • National Cream Cheese Brownie Day

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February 11

  • Get Out Your Guitar Day
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • National Inventors Day
  • National Peppermint Patty Day
  • National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Pro Sports Wives Day
  • Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • White Shirt Day
  • World Marriage Day

February 12

  • Darwin Day

February 13

  • Employee Legal Awareness Day
  • Fat Tuesday
  • Get a Different Name Day
  • International Pancake Day
  • Madly in Love With Me Day
  • Mardi Gras
  • Paczki Day
  • World Radio Day

February 14

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Donor Day
  • National Have-a-Heart Day
  • Valentine's Day

February 15

  • National Gumdrop Day

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February 16

  • Chinese New Year, Year of the Dog
  • National Almond Day

February 17

  • My Way Day
  • National PTA Founders' Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18

  • Daytona 500
  • National Drink Wine Day
  • NBA All-Star Game

February 19

  • Family Day in Canada
  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • Presidents' Day

February 20

  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • World Day for Social Justice

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February 21

  • International Mother Language Day
  • National Sticky Bun Day

February 22

  • Digital Learning Day
  • DiscoverE Girl Day, a day to encourage girls to pursue engineering
  • National Chili Day
  • National Margarita Day

February 23

  • Curling Is Cool Day
  • Iwo Jima Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Tile Day

February 24

  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • Open That Bottle Night, to encourage wine drinkers to open wine that has been saved for a special occasion
  • World Bartender Day
  • World Sword Swallowers Day

February 25

  • National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day

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February 26

  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • National Pistachio Day

February 27

  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Cupcake Day in Canada
  • National Strawberry Day
  • World Spay Day

February 28

  • Floral Design Day
  • Inconvenience Yourself Day
  • National Chocolate Souffle Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day

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