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“Fun Stop,” New Era, Mar. 2019, 40–41.

Fun Stop

Your Ultimate How-to Guide

New Era Magazine, 2019/03 March

The Extra Smile

Cartoons

Well! That wasn’t so bad! Your homework is all done?

That was just backpack number one!

Ryan Stoker

Cartoons

It’s supposed to be an angel Moroni statue, but no one would model for me, so I got Marvin to help. … It’s a work in progress.

Val Chadwick Bagley

How to Win This Caption Contest!

This photo is in dire need of your dashing wit. Send in your best caption ideas to newera@ldschurch.org. We’ll share the winning entries in a future issue.

How to Plan the Perfect Mutual Activity

Follow this simple roadmap to Mutual activity planning perfection. Grab a friend or family member and fill out the blank spaces before reading the story.

Congratulations! You’ve been assigned the (adjective) job of planning the next combined Mutual activity. With a little (verb ending in -ing) ahead of time, and a couple of (plural noun) to lend a (part of the body), it’s sure to be a/an (adjective) activity to remember. For starters, make sure everybody knows to wear (type of clothing) and to bring their best (noun) for the festivities. The weather forecast should be just about (adjective) to hold a (number)-legged race at the park. If the weather turns (adjective), however, you can always use your backup plan to go (verb ending in -ing) indoors, provided you don’t forget to pack a (noun). Above all else, don’t forget the (adjective) refreshments. A plate full of (plural noun), or even a small box of (adjective + plural noun) will make everyone shout “(Exclamation)!”

How to Plan Your Next Group Date for under $5

Do you know someone who owns an indoor skydiving facility you can use for free?

Yes

Do that!

No

Are you planning on providing dinner?

No

Whew! You just saved a bundle!

Yes

Do you make a mean Mac and Cheese, or a top-notch PB&J?

Yes

All set!

No

Learn how. Your future self thanks you.

Need to change plans? Does your group enjoy …

Board games?

Yes

Do that!

No

A rousing game of kickball?

Yes

Do that!

No

A digital scavenger hunt?

Yes

Do that!

No

Baking brownies together?

Yes

Do that!

No

Writing and shooting a short movie on your phones?

Yes

Do that!

No

“Make a Great Date,” Apr. 2010 New Era