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No Plot? No Problem!/Pre-November Plot Planning Party,

No Plot? No Problem!/Pre-November Plot Planning Party,

The EdMoWriMos are holding a NaNoWriMo introduction and Plot-Planning party at the Idylwylde library on October 13. I won’t make it, but it sounds like it’ll be fun ^_^

When: Saturday, October 13th, 2:30-5:00 pm

Where: EPL – Idylwylde Branch 8310 88 Avenue – Program Room (http://www.epl.ca/about-epl/branches-and-hours/idylwylde-branch)

RSVP: On this thread http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/forums/canada-alberta-edmonton/threads/61280 at the NaNo boards.

Who: Anyone participating in NaNoWriMo, and anyone thinking about doing so! This is your chance to convince that friend who’s always on the fence, your hesitant spouse, or your coworker who keeps muttering about writing a novel some day.

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Can’t Stop The Serenity

Can’t Stop The Serenity

Can’t Stop The Serenity is a global series of screenings of the film Serenity, held as a charity fundraiser.

This year, CSTS Edmonton‘s local charity partner is the Youth Emergency Shelter Society (YESS). There will also have a separate auction with items table set aside to raise funds for Kids Need to Read, and the remaining 75% of all event proceeds will be donated to Equality Now to support women’s human rights!

Tickets are $15 each, and this year they are screening not only Serenity, but also Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog!

When: 25 June · 12:00 – 17:00
Where: Metro Cinema Society, Zeidler Hall, Citadel Theatre
632-7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW
Edmonton, AB

For more information, see the Can’t Stop The Serenity — Edmonton site, or the Facebook Event.

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Camp Mission Access

Camp Mission Access

For ages 8-12, your child’s assignment in this secret agent themed day camp is to complete four missions through writing, inclusive activities, games, and dance.

Spend the day working on spy mission styled workshops organized and hosted by Alison Neuman, author of Ice Rose – A Young Adult Spy Novel. Designed as an inclusive camp with a focus on learning, physical activities, and social development, Camp Mission Access is an opportunity for children with an without disabilities to work together.

Date: August 4 & 5 – 8 & 9, 2011 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm.)
Location: Glenrose School Campus, Glenrose Hospital 10230 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Register: Online

Check out the Camp Mission Access page and Alison’s Blog for more information.

Free Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day!

May 1st is Free Comic Books Day!

Happy Harbor Comics is continuing the tradition of having various additional events planned, as well as giving away free comics. There’s raffles and prize draws at the various locations, as well as guests from E-Ville Roller Derby, and local artists doing sketches if you bring a donation for the food bank. Look at their page for specific details.

Also, if you haven’t heard, HH vol. 1 moved to a new site earlier this month, so this is a good time to check out the new site.

Animethon 16

Animethon 16

Animethon runs August 7, 8, and 9 at MacEwan City Centre.

Animethon is an annual festival focusing on the popular culture of anime (Japanese Animation) held yearly in the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Admission:

    Event Pass (All Three Days) – $35.00
    Friday Day Pass – $10.00
    Saturday Day Pass – $25.00
    Sunday Day Pass – $15.00

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Towel Day 2009

Towel Day 2009

Towel Day :: A tribute to Douglas Adams (1952-2001)

“You sass that hoopy Douglas Adams? Now there’s a frood who knew where his towel was. You are invited to join your fellow hitch hikers in mourning the loss of the late great one. Join in on towel day to show your appreciation for the humor and insight that Douglas Adams brought to all our lives.”

What do I do?

Carry your towel with you throughout the day to show your participation and mourning.

When do I do it?

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