Dates To Celebrate
2/1: National Freedom Day and American Poet, Langston Hughes, Birthday
2/1: Ground Hog Day
2/3: National Wear Red Day for Women’s Heart Health Awareness
2/4: Civil rights activist, Rosa Parks, Birthday and MCG Jazz event.
2/5: Super Bowl Sunday
2/6: Educator, Melvin Tolson, Birthday and Lame Duck Day.
2/7: African American Coaches Day and Rose Day (pick up a fresh rose at Johanna’s Garden or 24 kt. gold dipped rose at Laverty’s Jewelry).
2/8: National Kite Flying Day
2/9: Pulitzer prize-winning author, Alice Walker, Birthday and Chocolate Day.
2/10: MCG Jazz event and begin Tu BiShvat (New Year for Trees).
2/11: MCG Jazz event, end Tu Bishvat, and 1st black US military officer to attain General, Daniel James, Birthday.
2/12: 16th President, Abraham Lincon, Birthday and Grammy Awards.
2/13: World Radio Day
2/14: Valentine’s Day, National Ferris Wheel Day for inventor of and Northsider, George W.G. Ferris Jr., and influential abolotionist, Frederick Douglass Day.
2/15: Northside Mardi Gras festival begins and Women’s rights activist, Susan B. Anthony, Birthday.
2/16: Northside Mardi Gras Kick off with George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic’s Mardi Gras Madness.
2/17: Northside Mardi Gras events and Random Acts of Kindness Day.
2/18: Northside Mardi Gras events and Drink Wine Day.
2/19: Northside Mardi Gras events.
2/20: Northside Mardi Gras and President’s Day.
2/21: Northside Mardi Gras, International Mother Language Day, and Civil rights activist/iconic Jazz singer, Nina Simone, Birthday.
2/22: Northside Mardi Gras and National Margarita Day.
2/23: Northside Mardi Gras and co-founder of NAACP, W.E.B. Du Bois, Birthday.
2/24: Northside Mardi Gras events.
2/25: Northside Mardi Gras and MCG Jazz performance event.
2/26: Northside Mardi Gras and Academy Awards.
2/27: Northside Mardi Gras and Shrove Monday.
2/28: Northside Mardi Gras’s Fat Tuesday and King Crowning event.
3/1: Ash Wednesday, Share a Smile Day, and World Math Day.
3/2: Read Across America Day.
3/3: DEADLINE for Northside Leadership Conference Scholarship and first Fish Fry Friday of Lent.
3/4: National Grammar Day and Innovator of traffic light and more, Garrett A. Morgan, Birthday.
Northside Fish Fry Map 2017
To submit your Northside Fish Fry in 2017*, use the online form here ==> https://goo.gl/forms/KrB0bHIVDquwdrgD2
*Submissions will only be taken and updated on to our complimentary Google Map through April 14, 2017.