The Prince George Lupus Chapter meets on the fourth Monday of each Month beginning Sept 24 at 7PM at the Prince George Chateau – 4377 Hill Avenue (Fifth and Tabor) … Ralph 962-7282 or Penny 564-9426.
The Thought Field Therapy Get Together is held on Monday, November 5, at UNBC in room 10-4068 at 7 p.m. This month’s topic is “The Fascinating World of Individual Energy Toxins/” This free drop-in meeting is open to individuals who have been trained in Thought Field Therapy as well as people who wish to learn more about this powerful healing modality. Live Thought Field Therapy demonstrations will be offered during this meeting. For more information call Dr. Franzi Ng at 964 0118, or visit www.DrNg.net.”
The Learning Circle Literacy Program provides literacy and numeracy skills to adult learners. Tutors are available, free of cost, every Tuesday and Thursday at the Prince George Native Friendship Center (PGNFC). For more information please contact. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to Dance or watch it on TV? Beginner and Intermediate level dance class, Two-Step, ECS, WCS, NC2, Hustle, Cha-Cha and more. Bring a partner or come by yourself. Your choice, watch dancing on TV or do it yourself and change your life. Judy Russell Dance Studio, 3540 Opie Cres. Tuesday Nights – 8 p.m. – $5 drop-in fee. For more info contact: Peter at email@example.com Phone: 565-8888
The Ladies Auxiliary – Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43 hold their general meetings in the auditorium at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, except July and August. All members are encouraged to attend. Call Arline – 562-6859.
Ladies morning badminton is held Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-11 a.m. starting Sept. 25 at the Connaught Youth Centre. Come join for fun and fitness. Call 962-9540.
There will be a free workshop for parents and foster parents on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (part 1) on October 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Northern Family Health Society. Elle Ambrosi, CDBC key worker and Kathi Hughes of the provincial outreach program for FASD will discuss the common threads of FASD. This workshop will lead in part 2. Pre-registration is mandatory. Child care is available. Call 564-904 ext. 23 or 24.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (part 2) will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Northern Family Health Society. Building on the information from part 1, foster parents will explore techniques in working with their child and he/she goes into adolescence and puberty. Call 564-9064 ext. 23 or 24 to register.
The Prince George Rodeo Assoc. will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. upstairs at the livestock arena (agri-plex off 18th Ave.) in the newly renovated meeting room. We encourage and welcome old and new members to attend.
Looking to become more active? There is a new walking club in town. Walk indoors, in all weather, in a safe environment, at your own pace, together or alone, no membership fee, great prizes and rewards. Every Wed. at 8 a.m. at Pine Centre Mall. Starts Sept 12. Pick up a registration package at the Information Kiosk. Call Volunteer Prince George 564-0224 or Pine Centre Mall 563-3681. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The PG Support Group for Women with Cancer meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., Room 1-724, College of New Caledonia. All women with cancer are invited to attend. For further information, please call Nancy Shelford at the Canadian Cancer Society, 564-0885.
Power Play, for children from newborns to those five years old, will be held every Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the South Fort George Family Resource Centre, 1200 La Salle Avenue. It is a drop-in. For more information call 614-9449.
Cribbage – Elder Citizens Recreational Assoc. 1695 – 10th Avenue, 561-9381. Every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. This is a new ECRA program.
La Leche League breast feeding support group meets the second Thursday of every month 7 p.m. at the Health Unit auditorium. Pregnant and nursing mothers are invited for support, info and friendship. The group covers topics from bringing home your breast fed baby to weaning. We support breast feeding no matter what it looks like in your family. For more information or breast feeding support and questions call Tammy at 612-0085.
Footcare Clinic – Elder Citizens Recreational Assoc. 1695 – 10th Avenue, 561-9381 on Thursday, October 18. Appointment Required
Do you worry about the way you eat? Overeaters Anonymous may have the answers for you. No weigh-ins, dues or fees. Thursday night – 7 p.m. – Room 421, PGRH. Call Shelley 612-3877.
Old Time Fiddler jams Thursday nights at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre from 7-10 p.m.
The Gardening Angels meet the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., 490 Brunswick Street. Planning of theme gardens, fundraising and upcoming events will be discussed. For more information call Jackie at 564-7232.
The Laughter Yoga Club meets Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the basement of Books and Co. on Third Avenue. For more information: www.laughteryoga.org or e-mail email@example.com or phone 552-4390.
Friends of the Library book sale will be held Nov. 17-18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Kinsmen Hall, 777 Kinsmen Place off Fifth Avenue. Books are priced “Buy Donation.” Volunteers and Book, Record, CD Donations welcome! Info 967-4119 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort George Baptist Church, located on 1600 Johnson Street, presents the Sounds of Music and Dessert evening on Friday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m. Program features musicians from the church and guests from the community. Reception with coffee and dessert follows. Admission is free or by donation.
The Prince George Kiwanis Club will be holding a book sale on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, at the Save On Foods in College Heights.
The Ladies Auxiliary – Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43 hold their montly bake sale upstairs in the Legion, 1335 Seventh Ave. the last Saturday of each month from 4-5 p.m.
The Elder Citizens Recreation Association, 1692 – 10th Avenue, will be having their annual craft sale on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. 2 p.m.. Come for coffee or lunch. Entertainment will be provided by the Rainbow Singers from ECRA. Everyone welcome. For information call 561-9381.
Order of The Eastern Star – Harvest Dinner, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, Fourth Ave and Vancouver St. Tickets: $30.00 available at 964-4577 or 964-1118. Join us for fun, wonderful dinner, entertainment, Silent Auction. Bring your friends. Only 75 tickets available.
Harvest Fall Fair will be held October 20 at Our Saviours’s Lutheran Church, corner of Dufferan and Ospika from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be crafts, bake table, New to You, and Four Corners (Third World Crafts).
The Prince George Chapter $936 and Lodge #928 Loyal Order of Moose will celebrate 60 years for the lodge in Prince George at a Come n’ Go tea October 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the hall, 663 Douglas Street.
B.C. Old Time Fiddlers dance will be held October 20 at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre, 1692 10th Avenue, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets available at Northern Hardware and at Thursday night jams. Call 963-7576 to reserve tickets.
Enjoy an evening of the best of blues and acoustic guitar, Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. at Artspace above Books and Company. Hosted by Single Car Garage Mike Foottit, Dean Cherkas, Blain Powel – sharing the stage with blues artists Darlene Shatford, Kathy Frank and Jim Ladds. Tickets $10, available in advance at Books and Company.
Annual Victoria Street Market at St. Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church 5th & Victoria will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 27. English Tea at noon – 2:30 p.m. Come and do your Christmas shopping! Lots of Baking, Crafts. This n’ That, Woodwork, Quilts.
Canadian Peacekeepers Association general meeting will be held at 19:30 hours (7:30 p.m.) in the Legion boardroom October 21, followed by a social. All those who served on U.N peacekeeping missions are welcome.
Harold Moore Annual Fish Bake at Elder Citizens Recreational Assoc. 1695 – 10th Aveenue, 561-9381, Sunday, October 21, 5 p.m. $10 per person. Tickets available at ECRA Office.
Prince George Italian Cultural Centre offers Italian Language classes for children, youth and adults. For information or to register, please call Anna Monetta 612-2954.
A Red Hat society chapter is now accepting new members. You must love to wear a red hat and a purple top is our second colour. Lots of jewelry, red pumps. Join us for fun and friendship. Call 562-8036.
The Prince George Academy of the Creative Arts is accepting registrations for music lessons and writing/art classes. Call 277-1702 or visit our website for further info… www.pgacademy.ca
Schizophrenia Society’s support group for family and friends of people with mental illness meets the second Tuesday of every month, 8:30 p.m. at 1117-Sixth Avenue. All are welcome. Call 561-8033 for information.
Never to early to plan you winter crafts. The Hospital Auxillary Thrift Shop has lots of wool, just what you will need for mittens and afghan making this fall and winter. Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at 277 George Street.
Girl Guides of Canada has ongoing registration for Sparks, Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders, girls five to 15 years old. Girl Guides are also recruiting adult volunteers. Grab your gear and check it out. For more information call 563-8454.
Parent Support Circles. Free and confidential support groups, giving parents the opportunity to share thoughts, feelings, concerns, and resources. Facilitated by trained volunteers, we have specific circles available for fathers, mothers, and parents or caregivers. Childcare and transportation assistance available. Contact Parent Support Services at 561-0607.
The Council of Senior Citizens Organizations is an advocacy group devoted to improving the quality of life of all seniors. Seniors oganizations withing to affiliate or indviduals wishing to become members, please contact Ernie Bayer at 604-576-9734.
Al-Anon meetings. Does someone’s drinking bother you? Contact Al Anon and Alateen at 563-7305. Hart Serenity group meets Monday at 7:30 p.m. Hartland Baptist Church. Beginners meeting Tuesday 7 p.m. Knox United Church, Nechako Group Tuesday at 8 p.m. Knox United Church, 1448-Fifth Avenue. Hart coverage group meets Wednesdays at Knox United Church from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mustard Seed group meets Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s. New Hope meets Fridays at 1:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Never to early to plan you winter crafts! The Hospital Auxillary Thrift Shop has lots of wool, fabric, patterns, and buttons. We are having our Summer Clearance of clothing for the month of August. Check us out. Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at 277 George Street.
Being a father can be tough. Father’s Support Circle, offered by Parent Support Services and the John Howard Society is giving dads a chance to gather and share the challenges and encouragement needed to become the fathers they want to be. The circle meets weekly. Call 561-0607 for more information.
Kids in Control – A free eight-week psycho-education program for children/youth between the ages of eight and 18 years old who have a parent or sibling living with mental illnes (schizophrenia, bipolar, anxiety and problem substance abuse). KIC provides kids with education and support to cope and adapt to the challenges they may be facing. Information and pre-register by calling Kim at 561-8033.