Updated JANUARY 2017

FEBRUARY


Facts about Holidays & Special Days & Weeks in February.
Click on highlighted word for more information.
AMERICAN HEART MONTH A beating heart
Information about your heart from the American Heart Association.
Take a quiz about heart health.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH The Big Dipper
African-American History Month in America is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. There are many African American Heritage Sites. "Follow the Drinking Gourd" is another name for the Big Dipper. Folklore has it that fugitive slaves in the United States used it as a point of reference so they would not get lost.

CANNED FOOD MONTH picture of cans of food
Information about the history of Canned Food. Many recipies using canned food.

LIBRARY LOVERS MONTH Picture of Books
Information about librararies.

NATIONAL CHERRY MONTH Bunch of cherries
Food facts, information, and tips about cherries including recipes.

NATIONAL CHILDRENS DENTAL HEALTH MONTH Tooth with Toothbrush
Dental health games and puzzles. More dental games and puzzles.

NATIONAL WILD BIRD FEEDING MONTH Picture of Bird with worm
This is National Wild Bird Feeding Month, Do some bird crafts
Tips for feeding wild birds in your area.

POTATO LOVERS MONTH Picture of Potatos
Learn the history of the Potato including legends. Potato recipes.

2 - GROUNDHOG DAY Groundhog jumping out of hole
Find out about Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil.

3 - ANNIVERSARY OF ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT Lizard
The Endangered Species Act was put into effect in 1973.

3 - Elmo's Birthday Picture of Elmo
Elmo is a Muppet on the children's television show Sesame Street.

5 - Super Bowl The Super Bowl has been the championship game of the National Football League since 1967. This year Superbowl LI will be played at the NRG Stadium, Houston, Texasj, between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots.

5 - BIRTHDAY OF MR. POTATO HEAD Mr. Potato Head
Information about Mr. Potato Head. Dress Mr. Potato Head online.

5 - WEATHERMAN'S DAY Picture of a Weatherman
Information aboaut forecasting the weather.
Some unusual Weather Folklore plus games and a quiz.

7 - MASSACHUSETTS BECAME A STATE Flag of Massachusetts
On this day in 1788, Massachsetts became the 6th state to join the new independent union.
It was the first state to write and adopt a constitution
which served as a model for the United States Constitution.

8 - ANNIVERSARY OF FOUNDING OF BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Boy Scout Logo
Information about the Boy Scouts of America.

13 - OLDEST SCHOOL HOUSE IN AMERICA FOUNDED Picture of a School House
The oldest school house in America, the Boston Public Latin School, was found on this day in 1635.

14 - VALENTINE'S DAY Happy Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world.Valentines's Day Valentine's Day ideas for crafts, cards, puzzles, games, and more...........

14 - FERRIS WHEEL DAY Picture of a Ferris Wheel
The original Ferris wheel was designed and constructed by G.W. Gale Ferris, Jr. G.W.G.Ferris as a landmark for the 1893 World's Exposition.

14 - ARIZONA ADMITTED TO UNION Flag of Arizona
On this day in 1912 Arizona became the 48th state.

15 - NATIONAL GUMDROP DAY Picture of Gumdrops
Information about gumdrops including recipes and crafts.

17 - TUTANKHAMEN CHAMBER UNSEALED Picture of Tutankhamen
On this day in 1923 the burial chamber of Tutankhamen was unsealed.

17 - 911 EMERGENCY SYSTEM BEGAN Picture of 911
On this day in 1968 the first 911 emergency phone system went into service.

17 - NATIONAL PTA FOUNDERS DAY Picture of words National PTA
Information and history of the PTA.

20 - U.S. POST OFFICE CREATED Picture of U.S. Post Office
On this day in 1792 President Washington signed an act creating the U.S. Post Office.

20 - PRESIDENTS' DAY Presidents Lincoln and Washington
Presidents Day is always celebrated on the 3rd Monday of February.
Trivia questions about presidents.

20 - FIRST AMERICAN ORBITED EARTH Picture of an astronaut and earth
John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth.
Information about The Future Astronauts of America

21 - DEDICATION OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT Picture of Washington Monument
The Washington monument was dedicated on this day in 1885.

22 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREGORIAN CALENDAR Picture of Page of a calendar
The Julian Calendar was changed the Gregorian Calendar in 1582 by Pope Gregory.

27 - POLAR BEAR DAY Picture of Polar Bear
Information about Polar Bear Day and the Polar Bear.

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