The National Film Board of Canada is celebrating International Animation Day (which was on October 28th) by hosting a selection of animated films, including new releases and premieres, free and online for anybody to watch. Be warned, however, that animation does not necessarily mean the movies are for kids.
In the wee morning hours of November 2, the time officially turns back an hour and we get to relive the time between two and three a.m.. For most of us, this means sleeping. CBC gives us a brief history of how this extra hour came about, and some of the debate that still surrounds it.
30 days hath November, which means people (not just men) have 30 days to join the movement for men’s health. Whether that’s through growing a mustache, donating to the cause, or simply encouraging others to get involved. You’ll find everything you wanted to know about the Movember campaign at the above site.
Day of the Dead
For some, Halloween marks the start, not the total, of a period for thinking about spirits on the other side. For although it’s generally thought of as a single day, Dia de los Muertos really starts Halloween night and continues to its’ culmination on November 2nd. USA Today has an article about how you can make this celebration of lives lived a little more authentic.
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