Countdown to Valentines Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:28

The week kicks off International Random Acts of Kindness Week, when we're all encouraged to do the good deeds we know we ought to be doing the other 51 weeks of the year.

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Tuesday is the all-star Grammy salute in Los Angeles to Stevie Wonder. The show will be broadcast on CBS on Monday, February 16, a week from tomorrow.

"Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life - An All-Star Grammy Salute," at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. PT via @YouTube

Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the day the late South African President Nelson Mandela was released from prison, after serving 27 years for his opposition to apartheid.

Thursday's the day for the American Heart Association's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show in New York. Celebrities take to the runway wearing red dresses to encourage women to protect their heart health.

Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection, at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, February 12; Livestream beginning 8 p.m. ET

Friday is not just any Friday. It's Friday the 13th . . . when the superstitious would be well-advised to take extra care.

And Saturday is St. Valentine's Day . . . the day for lovers to exchange cards, chocolates and flowers and the major motion picture '50 Shades of Grey' is released in the theaters.