This week’s suggestions include celebrating Friday the 13th; observing Dress Up Your Pet Day; watching the Golden Globes; and more.
1. This week is the first Friday the 13th of the year. You can celebrate the day by holding a scary movie night, reading a scary tale or whatever you can think of. Or just let us know what you think the scariest movie and book is.
2. The 2012 movie season unofficially begins this weekend, with several expected big hits. First is a Disney 3-D re-release, “Beauty and the Beast,” rated G. Also opening are “Contraband,” an R thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, and “Joyful Noise,” a PG-13 comedy starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton.
3. Saturday is Dress Up Your Pet Day, so feel free to dress up your pet! If it’s chilly outside, you can simply go with a warm doggie jacket or what have you. Check around, too, because some places might be having special events today.
4. Sunday night the Golden Globes will be presented. The awards show is on NBC starting at 8 p.m. EST. Follow the link to the official website to see the full list of nominees, the latest news and more.
5. The NFL playoffs are heating up, with four crucial games set for this weekend. Two are Saturday and two are Sunday. Check the NFL website for matchups and game times.
GateHouse News Service