What’s Going on in February?

Everyday there is some new national holiday. Discover some of these holidays and what they are all about.


Anna Rampoldi, Contributor

February 1st: National Texas Day: This day recognizes the lone star state with a day of celebration. It is our 28th state and has a rich history of how the state became a part of America. It used to be part of Mexico and on December 29, 1845 it officially became a state. 


February 2nd: National Groundhog Day: As we all know on the morning of February 2nd we wake up and turn on the news to watch the groundhog comes out of its borrow to tell us if we will have a late spring or if winter will end early. This day celebrates the magnificent groundhog that gives us the news.


February 4th: National Thank a Mail Carrier Day: Every day mailmen drive around the city to deliver our mail to us. On this day make sure to thank you mailman for delivering your letters and packages. 


February 7th: National Bubble Gum Day: Having bubble gum blowing competitions is one of the highlights of many peoples childhood. On this day, grab your favorite type of bubble gum and see who can blow the biggest bubble. 


February 9th: National Pizza Day: The delicious meal that originated from Italy which we all enjoy actually does have a national holiday. That being said, this day is a good excuse to ask your parents to order pizza from your favorite chain. 


February 14th: Valentines Day: Bring your loved ones together and show how much you love them on Valentines Day, the holiday of love. Though we all may not have that special someone to spend the day with spending it with family is always a great way to show them how much you love them. 


February 17th: National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Putting a smile on someone’s face is always a great way to go on with your day. Instead of just blankly going through you day just take the five seconds out of your day to hold that door open for another. Just a simple act of kindness like this could really help out someone’s day. 


February 20th: National Love Your Pet Day: Whether you have a cat, dog, fish, or lizard this day is for your pet. We all have a special place in our hearts for our unique pet. So, on this day when you get home and spend time with your pet and give them some love. 


February 26th: National Tell a Fairy Tale Day: We all have those fairy tales that we loved to be told over and over again when we were little. This day is dedicated towards those lovely childhood memories of fairy tales. They take us on a magical journey that we could never forget and that is why on this day it is time to refresh your brain and tell a fairy tale. 


February 27th: National Retro Day: In this day and age most of the clothes and furniture we buy is very modern. On this day brings out your inner 70s and dress retro. The happy vibes that retro outfits give is sure to put a smile on your face. 


Information Credit: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february/

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