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It's A Date!: Fun Events for February

Interesting events to discuss during a family meal.

Looking for interesting 'table talk' for a family meal? Here's February's list. (The number in parenthesis is the calendar date.) One easy question to start conversation might be, "Why is this a significant event?"

National Freedom Day (1)

Groundhog Day (2)

Rosa Park's Birthday (4)

Girls & Women in Sports Day (6)

Love Your Robot Day (7)

Toothache Day (9)

Chinese New Year begins (10)

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday (12)

First Public School founded in U.S. (13)

Valentine's Day + Read to Your Child Day (14)

Presidents Day + Pluto Discovered (18)

Batman & Robin Comic debut (20)

George Washington's Birthday + World Thinking Day (22)

Tootsie Roll candy debut (23)

Tell a Fairy Tale Day (26)

Polar Bear Day (27)

Not certain of the significance of a listed date? Google away!

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Margaret Santjer January 31, 2013 at 06:30 PM
Thanks for the ideas, Paddy!

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