FEBRUARY - 3rd Monday – Presidents Day

3rd Monday in FEBRUARY* - Presidents Day

U.S. Presidents Day, officially known as Washington's Birthday, is a federal holiday in the United States and is celebrated on the third Monday of February. In 2010, Presidents Day falls on February 15.

Although it has become known as a great weekend for sales, especially on cars, there's a lot more to the holiday. Presidents Day is a good chance to learn more about American History, civic responsibility and even U.S. Geography. The site below can help you celebrate and have some fun.

George Washington

Presidents Day was originally designated in honor of George Washington's birthday and is still legally called "Washington's Birthday." The first president of the United States was born on February 22, 1732.


From http://familyinternet.about.com/od/holidayfun/a/presidentsday.htm



Washington's Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February. It is also commonly known as Presidents Day (or Presidents' Day). As Washington's Birthday or Presidents Day, it is also the official name of a concurrent state holiday celebrated on the same day in a number of states.


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*Presidents' Day will be celebrated as follows:
                       2011 – February 21
                       2012 – February 20
                       2013 – February 18
                       2014 – February 17