Best Free Valentine Coloring Pages, Quotes, Clip Art And Fun Facts
Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.— Unknown
February is Full of Fun
Valentines Day is February 14th, is but one in a month of other fun holidays.
February Holidays include the winter holidays of Presidents Day or Washington and Lincoln Days, Mardi Gras (this one moves around with the Lenten Season Dates and Easter), and some others listed below. Ohio also celebrates John Glenn Day for our astronaut, the last surviving member of the Mercury Seven class of NASA astronauts from the 1950s.
We know that February is also Black History Month, commemorating the history of Africans and African Americans and descendant immigrants that have contributed to the Unites States in lasting ways.
You are every reason, every hope and every dream I've ever had.— Nicholas Sparks; "The Notebook"
I love you and that's all that's really important, isn't it?— David Letterman to his wife and son on his retirement program in 2015
Fun February Festivals
Here are some other February Celebration Days in an easy tpo use list. Other February days for fun are lissted here.
Feb. 1 National Freedom Day. Lisa Marie Presley's, Langston Hughes', and Clark Gable's Birthday
Feb. 2 Ground Hog Day and Shakira's Birthday. Candlemas.
Feb. 3 Normal Rockwell's birthday. The Day the Music Died: deaths of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, plane crash in 1959.
Feb. 4 Rosa Parks and Charles Lindbergh's Birthday.
Feb. 7 Charles Dickens Day
Feb. 8 Jules Verne's Birthday.
Feb. 10 Leontyne Price's Birthday. This is my favorite, because Ms. Price once came to my school's vocal music classes to speak to the children. She was already a famous opera star for some time and took the interest to come to a little school in the Mid-West.
Feb. 10 - 16 Freelance Writers Appreciation Week.
Feb. 11 Thomas Edison's Birthday.
Feb. 12 Plum Pudding Day. Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Feb. 15 Susan B. Anthony's Birthday
Feb. 15 - 18 The Great American Backyard Bird Count. Call your local State Park or Natural Resrouces Department and find out how to do this to add to your state bird count!
Feb. 18 Pluto's anniversary day of discovery. Pluto was discovered this day in 1930.
Feb. 20 Cherry Pie Day - One of my favorites!
Feb. 22 George Washington's Birthday
Feb. 24 National Tortilla Chip Day
Feb. 27 Polar Bear Day
Feb. 29 Leap Day - This occurs once every 4 years in Leap Year, adding together the approximately 1/4 day over 365 days we have every year. 4 x 1/4 = 1 day extra every 4 years.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it...— George Moore, writer
Puzzles and Activities
Today's Valentine's Day. There's a whole day devoted solely to love. Does that make any sense? Nah. Love makes us all crazy. But it's fun too.— Lisa Greenwald in "Sweet Treats & Secret Crushes"
I claim there ain't
As great as Valentine.— Ogden Nash
Gift Cards Can Be Good Holiday Gifts
Gift cards can be a handy and thoughtful item for gift giving on Valentine's Day. Amazon gift cards are offered in various denominations and provides your friend or sweetheart with entrance into the world of books, music, and film.
Amazon also carries the Kindle e-reader and a wide range of items in many departments, including auctions and collectibles. Of course, they also carry Valentine's Day themed items. iTunes gift cards are appropriate for anyone with an iPod or who enjoys music as a hobby or inspiration.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you— A.A. Milne, creator of Pooh Bear
Graphics to Cut and Use
Many are the starrs I see, but in my eye no starr like thee.— English saying.
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Holiday Coloring Books Are Healthy Fun
In 2015, the health and wellness community discovered that and coloring pages can be ideal even for adults! -- This is because the act of coloring is relaxing for many people. Even business executives are finding peace and fun in coloring. coloring books
Many kids still love to color these days. Sometimes our children and their young friends like to have an entire coloring book to hold as they color the pictures and designs.
The book keeps the pictures all together in one place to avoid the mess of papers scattered everywhere. This makes cleanup easier on busy holidays.
At the same time, a colored picture can be torn easily from the book and posted on the family refrigerator for all to see, or even mailed as a Valentine's Day card. That is one card to be remembered!
Pussy said to the Owl, "You elegant fowl!
How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
But what shall we do for a ring?"— Edward Leer
© 2008 Patty Inglish MS