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
2/6: Educator, Melvin Tolson, Birthday and Lame Duck Day
2/7: African American Coaches Day and Rose Day
2/8: National Kite Flying Day
2/9: Pulitzer prize-winning author, Alice Walker, Birthday
2/11: 1st black US military officer to attain General, Daniel James, Birthday
2/12: 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, Birthday
2/13: Fat Tuesday and World Radio Day
2/14: Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday, National Ferris Wheel Day for inventor of and Northsider, George W.G. Ferris Jr., and influential abolitionist, Frederick Douglass Day
2/15: Women’s rights activist, Susan B. Anthony, Birthday
2/17: Random Acts of Kindness Day
2/18: National Drink Wine Day
2/19: President’s Day
2/21: International Mother Language Day, and Civil rights activist/iconic Jazz singer, Nina Simone, Birthday
2/22: National Margarita Day
2/23: Co-founder of NAACP, W.E.B. Du Bois, Birthday
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February | Celebration Guide
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The shortest month of the year doesn’t come up short of reasons to celebrate! From Black History Month, National Freedom Day, Groundhog’s Day, President’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Maha Shivaratri, and of course there’s the Northside Annual Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday before Lenten Fish Fry Friday’s begin. Showcase how you’re celebrating with neighbors this month and relieve that cabin fever!
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