Days of Significance (February 2020)

Posted February 2, 2020

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher or Mr. Dickieson. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.


Days of Significance (February 2020)

February 4, 2020 World Cancer Day WHO
February 8, 2020 Nirvana Day Buddhism
February 9, 2020 Magha Puja Day Buddhist
February 10, 2020 Tu BiShavat Jewish
February 14, 2020 St. Valentine Day Christian
February 15, 2020 Nirvana Day Buddhism
February 15, 2020 National Flag of Canada Day
February 17, 2020 Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 17, 2020 Family Day Ontario
February 21, 2020 International Mother Language Day UN
February 22, 2020 Maha Shivaratri Hindu
February 24, 2020 Losar Tibetan Buddhism
February 25, 2020 Shrove Tuesday Christian
February 26, 2020 Wear Pink for Anti-Bullying
February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday Christian
February 26-March 1, 2020 Intercalary Days Baha’i

*Days may vary a few days before or after the indicated date due to moon sightings and time zones for some Days of Significance.*

* These dates were taken from UGDSB Equity and Inclusion Calendar 2019-2020

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