It is October and we’re thinking about Halloween and we hope you are too.  We are having a Halloween Costume Contest again this year where you can submit a photo of yourself or group in costume to the MRSA Social Committee email account on Friday, October 29 by 4:30 p.m. for a chance to win a prize.  The contest will be split into two categories: an Individual Costume and a Group Costume.  The winner of the Individual Costume contest will get a $25.00 gift card and the winners of the Group Costume contest will get a $45.00 gift card to share. Electronic Voting for best Individual and Group costume will be held from 8:30 a.m. November 1 until 4:30 p.m. November 2.  Winners will be announced November 3rd.

In your email entry, please include the following information:

  • Individual Costume:
    • Your name
    • Your Costume Title
  • Group Costume:
    • The Name of Each Person in Your Group (listing a contact person for the gift card in case you win)
    • Your Costume Title

Only MRSA Members eligible for entry.

The MRSA Social Committee would like to recognize the following important events for the month of October: Islamic History Month; LGBT History Month; Women’s History Month; Pitru Paksha (Hinduism); Thanksgiving Day; World Mental Health Day; Durga Puja (Hinduism); Mawllid al-Nabi (Islam); Sharad Purnima (Hinduism); Installation of Scriptures as Buru Brant (Sikhism); Birth anniversary of The Báb (Bahá’í); Samhain (Wicca); Halloween.

Best wishes to all who are celebrating these occasions!

Fibre Arts – Finishing School Virtual Weekly Drop-in

The Social Committee is happy to promote a weekly fibre arts finishing school for you to attend on a drop-in basis.
Bring your own fibre project to work on in a supportive and social setting.  Get tips on your projects from Edith Koprek or help someone else with theirs.

A google meet link will be provided to MRSA members to join every Thursday between 12:30 – 1:30pm. from Sept. 23 – Oct. 28. You will need to be logged in with your mtroyal account to access this Google Meeting.

The Social Committee will revisit our ‘virtual’ events every two months and determine if we can move to an in-person event or continue with virtual due to covid-19 concerns.  We foresee this as an ongoing event whether virtual or in-person.

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