What's happening in February

February is now in full swing. Beyond the predictable Valentine’s Day and much needed day off for President’s Day, this month has a lot to offer.  Check out what’s in store!

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Feb. 4

Rain or shine, your mail arrives.  This is your opportunity to show your appreciation for Thank a Mailman Day.

Feb. 6

Don your red clothes for National Wear Red Day.  Created by the American Heart Association, today is an opportunity to join the heart health movement.

Feb. 12

Celebrate the theory of Natural Selection introduced by Charles Darwin on International Darwin Day.

Feb. 13

In 2015, there will be three Friday the 13ths and this is the first one.  This day has long been considered unlucky, and a morbid fear of the day is called paraskevidekatriaphobia…now that’s a mouthful.

Feb. 14

Tired of the intensified focus on relationships for Valentine’s Day? Perhaps a good book would make you feel better. Emphasize a different kind of love on Library Lover’s Day.

Feb. 16

Have fun this President’s Day, and enjoy your three-day weekend.

Feb. 17

Imagine Dragon fans can rock out to the band’s brand new album, “Smoke + Mirrors,” released today.

Feb. 19

Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year! It is the year of the goat, so people with that Chinese Zodiac sign are predicted to have a particularly favorable year.

Feb. 20

Show your furry family member a little extra attention for National Love Your Pet Day.

Feb. 24

To remedy pet overpopulation, The Humane Society created a worldwide Spay Day.  Spaying or neutering animals can drastically cut down the homeless pet population and increase the lifespan of your pet.

Feb. 26

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of mermaids and dragons in honor of National Tell a Fairy Tale Day.

Although February is the shortest month, there is no shortage of enjoyment, so make the most of it!