â ¤Child care conference
The Prince George Child Development Centre announces its 9th annual Child Care Conference at CNC, on April 9 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration is $60. Registration packages available. Workshops include disability awareness, FASD, developmental screening for Aboriginal families, Moe the Mouse, toys and stories to enhance language development in children aged three to 5.
For more information call Supported Child Care at 250-563-7168.
â ¤Musical auditions
Auditions for the School District #57 premier of the historical musical play, Boxcar Vagabonds by Gerda Blok Wilson and Gordon Long will be held at the Spruceland Performing Arts Room, Wednesday and Thursday, April 6 and 7, from 3 to 5 p.m.
This is an exciting opportunity for students of all ages, singers, dancers, actors and technical crew. Performances will be June 2 and 3. Phone Gerda at 563-4208.
â ¤PG authors nominated
Harvey Thommasen and Kevin Hutchings, co-authors of Birds of the Raincoast: Habits and Habitat have just been honoured with a nomination for the BC Book Prizes.
Thomassen and Hutchings, along with R. Wayne Campbell and Mark Hume, were shortlisted for the BC Booksellers’ Choice Award in Honour of Bill Dutchie, awarded to the best book published in British Columbia in terms of public appeal, initiative, design, production and content.
â ¤Ride safe program
Children’s Injury Prevention. A comprehensive injury prevention program emphasizing the prevention of brain injury will be starting again in April 2005.
The Ride Safe Message:
1. Wear the gear
2. Plan your activity
3. Develop good skills.
Program includes educational classroom sessions for children in Grades K to 7 and high school or youth groups and a bike rodeo.
Contact Brenda MacDougald at the PG Brain Injured Group Soc. 564-2447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
â ¤Naturalists meet
The Prince George Naturalists will host a presentation by Wayne Saunders of the Prince George Observatory on The Wonders, Beauty and Science of the Heavens, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Spruce City Wildlife’s Fish Hatchery. Coffee is served followed by the monthly meeting.