February 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Weekly Observances

  • African Heritage and Health Week (February 1-7)
  • World Interfaith Harmony Week (February 1-7)
  • Love May Make the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • International Flirting Week (February 14-20)
  • Build a Better Trade Show Image Week (February 20-26)
  • National Engineers Week (February 20-26)

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February 2022 Daily Observances

February 1

  • African-American Coaches Day
  • Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger)
  • Decorating With Candy Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Dark Chocolate Day
  • National Freedom Day, commemorating President Lincoln's approval of the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery
  • Robinson Crusoe Day
  • St. Brigid Feast Day

February 2

  • Candlemas Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (college football)
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • Carrot Cake Day
  • World Read Aloud Day

February 4

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • Medjool Date Day, honoring the type of fruit
  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
  • National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women
  • Winter Olympics in Beijing, China begins (February 4-20)
  • World Cancer Day

February 5

  • Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day
  • Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

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February 6

  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Day
  • National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 7

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

February 8

  • Extraterrestrial Culture Day
  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

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

February 10

  • World Pulses Day, recognizing the edible seeds of plants

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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

  • International 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
  • Internet Friends Day
  • National Cheddar Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Valentine's Eve
  • World Marriage Day
  • World Radio Day

February 14

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

February 15

  • Love Reset Day
  • National Gumdrop Day

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February 16

  • Full Snow Moon
  • National Almond Day

February 17

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

February 18

  • National Drink Wine Day

February 19

  • National Airboat Day
  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • Skate Shop Day
  • World Pangolin Day, honoring the endangered scaly anteater

February 20

  • Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • National Love Your Pet Day
  • NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day
  • World Day for Social Justice

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February 21

  • Family Day in Canada
  • International Mother Language Day
  • National Sticky Bun Day
  • Presidents' Day

February 22

  • Digital Learning Day
  • National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
  • National Margarita Day
  • Single-Tasking Day
  • World Spay Day

February 23

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

February 24

  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
  • National Chili Day
  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • World Bartender Day

February 25

  • National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day

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February 26

  • Carpe Diem Day, encouraging people to "seize the day" and live life fully
  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • National Pistachio 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 27

  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Kahlúa Day
  • National Strawberry Day
  • Shrovetide, the three days before Ash Wednesday (February 27 - March 1)

February 28

  • Floral Design Day
  • National Chocolate Souffle Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day (also celebrated on August 22)
  • Shrove Monday, the Monday before Ash Wednesday

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