February 2019 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 2019 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
  • 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 2019 Weekly Observances

  • Love May Make the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • National Engineers Week (February 17-23)

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February 2019 Daily Observances

February 1

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Dark Chocolate Day
  • National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women
  • Robinson Crusoe Day

February 2

  • Candlemas Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Day
  • National Carrot Cake Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday

February 4

  • 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

  • Chinese New Year, Year of the Pig
  • National Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

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February 6

  • National Frozen Yogurt Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (college football)

February 7

  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

February 8

  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

  • National Bagels and Lox Day
  • National Pizza Pie Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day

February 10

  • World Marriage Day

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February 11

  • 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
  • Extraterrestrial Culture Day
  • National Plum Pudding Day

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

  • National Gumdrop Day

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February 16

  • National Almond Day
  • World Pangolin Day, honoring the endangered scaly anteater

February 17

  • Daytona 500
  • My Way Day
  • National PTA Founders' Day
  • NBA All-Star Game
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18

  • Family Day in Canada
  • National Drink Wine Day
  • Presidents' Day

February 19

  • Full Snow Moon
  • National Chocolate Mint Day

February 20

  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day
  • World Day for Social Justice

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February 21

  • International Mother Language Day
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering 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
  • Open That Bottle Night, to encourage wine drinkers to open wine that has been saved for a special occasion
  • World Sword Swallowers Day

February 24

  • Academy Awards Presentation in Los Angeles, California
  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • World Bartender Day

February 25

  • National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day
  • National Cupcake Day in Canada

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February 26

  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • National Pistachio Day
  • World Spay Day

February 27

  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Kahlua Day
  • National Strawberry Day

February 28

  • Digital Learning Day
  • Floral Design Day
  • National Chili Day
  • National Chocolate Souffle Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day

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