Here Comes February: What to Watch for

by | January 31, 2018 9:32 pm

Last Updated: January 31, 2018 at 1:40 pm


February 2018
American History Month / Black History Month / American Heart Month & Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

Character Word for February: Courage

Wednesdays:   PreSchool Storytime: 10:30 AM: Harvin Clarendon County Library: 803-435-8633 Storytime for Children under 6 years old w/ parent/caregiver every Wednesday at the library at 10:30am

All Feb  Rocket Girls display at 4 Main, Summerton: 803-485-4385
Feb 1   National Freedom Day Feb 1, 1958 First US satellite launched
Feb 2   Happy Groundhog Day
+ Feb 2, 18  World Wetlands Day 

Feb 2   National Go Red for Women Day McLeod Health Red Heart Luncheon: Please dress in red: Noon: McLeod Health Clarendon Plaza (formerly Cypress Center) 843-777-2005

Feb 3, 1936   National Wildlife Federation’s Birthday

Feb 3    Miss Clarendon Pageant by Jr. Ambassadors: at Weldon Auditorium, no Pre-Teen: 6 PM: 803-435-4405

Feb 4, 1789   George Washington elected 1st President by Electoral College
Feb 4  World Cancer Day

Feb 4   Super Bowl LII    in Minneapolis

Feb 6, 1911 Ronald Reagan Birthday; 2-12-1809 Lincoln’s Birthday; 2-22-1732  Washington’s Birthday
Feb 8, 1910  Boy Scouts of America Founded 

Feb 9, 1870 US Weather Bureau established

Feb 9-25   Winter Olympics in South Korea

Feb 12 & 13    Enrollment and testing for new students at Clarendon County Adult Education. Contact Lisa: 803-473-2531

Feb 13   National Pancake Day

Feb 13   Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras

Feb 14  Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14   Ash Wednesday / Lent Begins

Feb 15, 1820  Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday

Feb 15   American Revolution Round Table – SC: Beaufort and Hilton Head Island:  Luncheon meeting  e-mail ARRT – SC at Pre or Lynn V (843-707-7562):  Adv. Reserv.

Feb 16   Chinese New Year – Year of the Dog – Lunar Year 4716

Feb 16-18   Southeastern Wildlife Exposition – Charleston
Feb 16-19   Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend: To Participate:

Feb 19  Presidents’ Day Holiday

Feb 19, 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima begins

Feb 20, 1962 First US orbiting of Earth by John Glenn

Feb 21, 1885 Washington Monument dedicated
Feb 22   World Thinking Day promoted by the Girl Scouts


TBA Feb   Turbeville Ruritan Pancake Supper: 5:30-7:30 PM ECHS Cafe: Turbeville: $5/adults, $3/students

Feb 24   Jr. Chamber Oyster Roast: at Armory: 803-435-4405: 6:30 – 9 PM: Steamed oysters, Beaufort stew: Advance Tickets

Feb 26   Elizabeth Peyre Richardson Manning NSDAR meets Manning 1st Baptist Church: 5 PM: 803-473-2054  or 803-473-3028

Feb 27  General Francis Marion Memorial Day in SC, Feb 27, 1795 Marion died 
Feb 27
  General Francis Marion Memorial Celebration at Marion’s Tomb: 11 AM: DAR at Pineville:(843) 509-6404
Feb 27, 1781  First Battle of Fort Watson
, Gen. T. Sumter defeated

Feb 27   World Spay Day

Permanent RX (Prescription) Drop Box in Clarendon County at the Sheriff’s Office

Now- March  Buy a donation-ticket for EPRM DAR quilt chances,  stop by Cyndi’s Today’s Styles, Manning or 803-478-2645 (see attachment)

Now – March 1   Migratory Bird Sanctuaries Closed: Santee NW Refuge: 803-478-2217

While they last: Sylvia Clark’s Clarendon History Book: $35 & If These Walls Could Talk: $20 @ Archives: 803-435-0328

Summerton Rotary Club meets for breakfast every Thursday, 7:15,  at St Matthias Episcopal Church, 9 N. Dukes St., except the 5th Thursdays

Wednesdays:  PreSchool Storytime: 10:30 AM: Harvin Clarendon County Library: 803-435-8633  Storytime for Children under 5 years old will take place every Wednesday at the library at 10:30am


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