Protecting yourself from the horror of COVID this Halloween?

Many families are anticipating a very different Halloween this year due to the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic. To keep the people of Pasadena safe the city has released guidelines on how to celebrate safely. In order for people to remain socially distant many of the traditional Halloween celebrations, such as trick or treating, are not recommended by the City of Pasadena. A news release from the office of the Pasadena city manager tells residents which events they should avoid, which are not permitted at …

Pumpkin craft DIY to get kids in Halloween spirit

Kids dressed up in costumes knocking on everyone’s door for candy is one of the Halloween traditions. Pumpkins carved with scary faces with candles inside is one of the many activities families can do for this specific holiday. Keeping children in the holiday spirit can be a challenge for parents, especially with Covid-19 pretty much guaranteeing there won’t be trick or treating. With millions of crafts to choose from this simple Halloween DIY gives younger kids an opportunity to bond with family and friends while …

Courier Convos: Dispelling Magical Misconceptions

In this episode, anthropology professor Derek Milne deconstructs stereotypes regarding religion, magic and witchcraft and explains the participatory transformation of Halloween.   Intro music provided by: Waltz Of The Skeleton Keys by WombatNoisesAudio | https://soundcloud.com/user-734462061 Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US

Pumpkin Nights: Nothing but a photo op stop

When an event is hyped on all social media platforms, held in celebration of a big holiday and located in a spacious setting, naturally the expectations are high. Unfortunately, expectations can lead to disappointment. The Pomona Fairplex is showcasing local artists throughout the month of October at an event called Pumpkin Nights. What this entails is about a 30 minute trail filled with fake carved pumpkins, a scavenger hunt, poor ponies tired of giving pony rides and no Halloween music. But wait, there’s plenty of …