6 Things to do with your extra day off

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It’s Thanksgiving! It’s the time of year to give thanks for friends, family, education, and more importantly the fact that you don’t have to go to class on Monday.

So, to celebrate the first long weekend of the year, here is a collection of activities to keep yourself busy, because why stop being busy now, right?

Photo: Emily Fox
Photo: Emily Fox

Soccer at UNB Saint John

On Monday evening check out the UNB Saint John Seawolves as they face off against the Crandall University Chargers. What better way to end the long weekend than watching UNB Saint John’s athletes play on their home field.

The women play at 6 P.M. followed by the men at 8:00 P.M. at the Canada Games Stadium.


Spooky Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum

If you’re a local, take your family to the New Brunswick Museum on Saturday for their first Spooky Saturday of the month.

With the promise of “chilling gallery tours” and a tour of their visiting exhibition Always Loved, Never Forgotten: Death and Mourning in Acadia, you will be sure to get in the Halloween spirit and set for the certain to be spooky month of October.

If you want your museum fix but cannot make it Saturday, the museum is open Thanksgiving Day from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Photo: www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca

Queen Square Farmer’s Market

Need some fresh veggies? The Queen’s Square Farmer’s Market is back! Stop by Queen’s Square between 9 A.M. and 2 P.M. on Sunday for some great products from local farmers, artists, and crafters.

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Binge Watch a Series

You may have been so busy with schoolwork that you missed several great new shows that have debuted over the last few weeks.

Netflix’s latest superhero television series, Marvel’s Luke Cage, was released just last week!

If you don’t want to leave your house (as few of us do), this is your perfect opportunity to lay back and take in some crime-fighting action.

If superheroes aren’t your thing, there are a number of other great shows that have debuted recently: Shomi is still streaming until the end of November and luckily has the third season of Transparent, FX has debuted two strong comedies with Donald Glover’s Atlanta and Pamela Adlon’s Better Things in September, plus with only one week until the finale this is the perfect time to catch up on RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars.

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Host a Presidential Debate Streaming Party

With one month to go until America implodes, it may be time for us Canadians to Sheryl Sandberg it up, lean in, and accept that we are unable to escape the wrath of Clinton vs. Drumpf 2k16.

With no class on Monday, Sunday night’s debate is the perfect opportunity for a drinking game! Get your friends together, tune into PBS, and drink every time you wonder how America got to this point.


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Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.