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Celebrate Galentine’s Day

by Katie Skrzek

Feb 11, 2019

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Galentine’s Day was originally seen on an episode of Parks and Recreation, wherein female characters on the show celebrated their female friendships the day before Valentine’s Day. The non-official holiday is now celebrated beyond television screens. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, gather your best friends and have a happy Galentine’s Day.


Dine Out

Make reservations at one of your favorite restaurants, or a new spot you want to try. Plan a brunch, lunch, dinner or even a happy hour to celebrate your friendship.


Go to Class

Look for interesting classes in your neighborhood. Get a group together for a candle-making class, yoga, a cooking class, painting workshop or other new activity you can try together.


Plan a Trip

Gather to book a girls’ trip at a later time. Come up with some destinations you’d all like to visit, and search for the best flights for a weekend getaway.


Game Night

Have your friends over for a game night at your home. Ask everyone to bring their favorite snack and you can supply the beverages, alcoholic or not.


Go to the Spa

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation at the spa. Find a place with a variety of offerings for your friends’ needs, including salon treatments and pre-natal options.


Show Love From Afar

If you aren’t geographically close enough to see your friends on Galentine’s Day, plan a Skype session, send them a card or gift or simply call them.


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