Groundhog Day Is Headed Your Way!
Prove you're ready for it by learning these fun facts:
#1 The average groundhog is 20 inches long and weighs 12-15 pounds.
#2 A baby groundhog is called a kit or a cub.
#3 A groundhog can whistle when it is alarmed.
#4 The largest Groundhog Day celebration is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
#5 Punxsutawney Phil first left his burrow on Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 1887.
#6 The Hoover Public Library is hosting a Groundhog Day party on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. There will be a skit featuring the famous Punxsutawney Phil, followed by an animal shadow match game. Party-goers will also make a Groundhog Day card and an official holiday top hat. Groundhog punch will wet your whistle, and dirt cups will fill you up. You no longer have to register for this event (ignore the PDF calendar). Just follow the stars through the Kid Zone on Groundhog Day morning.