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Valemount

MONs Family Place Drop-In is on Mondays from 9am – noon with Hannah. Come for the connection with other families, parenting resources and fun for you and your 0-6 year old children at RVCS (99 Gorse St). For more info call 1-844-324-2004 or email [email protected]
Upcoming Themes: February 26 Pink shirt day awareness and activities

THURS Feb 22 The Wardens live at the Valemount Community Theatre. Doors at 7, show 7:30. Reg. admission $30, student/senior $25. Tickets available at Infinity or www.valemountarts.org.

SAT March 9 Pet First Aid Certification Course. See barkfirstaid.ca to register.

MON March 11 @ 4:00pm Valemount Public Library Annual General Meeting Downstairs at the Library. Board positions available. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Ongoing Valemount Events

TUES, WED, THURS StrongStartBC at Valemount Elementary School 11:30-2:30 starting Oct. 3rd. Free drop in program for children 0-5 years accompanied by their caregivers. Enjoy play-based early learning incl. songs, stories, art and more. Stop by the school for more info.

WED Oldtimers band and music night at the Golden Years Lodge 7pm. All welcome! Play music, listen or dance.

TUES & FRI Drop-in soccer at Valemount Secondary. Age 12+. $5 and waiver must be signed.

THURS Free Drop-In/Coffee House at the Golden Years Lodge the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month from 10 am until 2 pm. It’s open to everyone regardless of your age. If you currently have any ‘mobility issues’ call the CARE-AVAN 778-915-8550 for a ride in the accessibility bus.

WED & SAT Yoga classes for every body. Hatha yoga Wednesdays 6:30-8pm. Yin Yoga Saturdays 9-10:30am. Breathwork, strengthening and relaxation. $15 drop-in or 10-class pass $120. Please bring mat, props. Call/text 250-566-1740.

FRI Join us for Seniors Drop In at the Valemount RVCS office (99 Gorse St) Escape the cold and join us indoors every Friday for Seniors Drop-In. Learn how to knit a mini tree and mini hats, relax the mind and body during Zumba/meditation, and play your favorite board game. I hope to see you there! January 19th from 2pm-3pm. No registration required.

TUES and FRI at 7 PM Curling and Drop-In Curling Valemount Curling Club 98 Elm St. Clean shoes required.

SAT 10am-11:15am Creative writing group. Join us for writing and friendly conversation at the Rocky Mountain Goat office. Everyone welcome. Contact Laura for more info at [email protected] / 250-566-5135.

SUN 1-3 pm Crafty Stitchers meet downstairs at the Valemount Public Library, all welcome! Call 250-566-4367.

SAT 10am-1pm the Valemount United Anglican Church have a thrift store, on 7th and Cedar!

SUN Pancake breakfast at the Valemount Legion Sundays 8 to 10:30 am. By donation!.

MON through FRI the Valemount Seed Library is available in our lobby during business hours at RVCS Valemount (99 Gorse St). Office hours: Monday to Wednesday 8:30am-4pm, Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday 8am-4pm Come take free seeds to grow in your garden this summer. By saving seeds, we can maintain genetic diversity, adapt to changing environmental conditions, and save money by not having to purchase new seeds every year. Made possible with funding from CBT. For more info call 1-844-324-2004 or email: [email protected].

MON through FRI Contact the Valemount RVCS Office to book your Community Garden Plot. Cost $25/year, Volunteer 8hr/year, tools provided. Contact 250-566-9107 or email [email protected] for more info or to sign up.

MON through FRI the Free Food Farm Stand and Pantry are available for anyone who would like free, fresh produce. We accept donations of unprocessed fruits and veggies. The stand is accessible in the front lobby at RVCS Valemount (99 Gorse St) and is available to everyone- just help yourself! Emergency top-up food is accessible to our clients and anyone who walks through the door. Call 1-844-324-2004 or email: [email protected].

McBride 

MONs Family Place Drop-In is on Mondays from 9am – noon at RVCS (942 3rd Ave). Join for connection with other families, parenting resources and fun for you and your 0-6 year old children. No registration required. For more information call 1-844-324-2004 or email: [email protected]
Upcoming themes: February 26 Show your support early and wear a pink shirt and play with Play-Doh

WED’s Starting February 7th to March 13th Join us for a Six Session Healthy Cooking Program Food Sense that is free of cost. Cook simple & delicious meals, Share tips in the kitchen, Learn how to read nutrition labels. Held at the McBride Secondary School in the Foods Room (1300 2nd Ave) from 4:30-7:30pm. Children 13 and up are welcome with adult accompaniment. Registration is required please contact the office register 250-569-2266 or email [email protected] . This program is brought to you by the RVCS Adult Literacy and Family Support Program.

WED Feb 21 Advanced Care Planning workshop hosted by The McBride Old Age Pensioners Organization (OAPO) 1- 3pm at the common room of Beaverview Lodge in McBride This workshop will include going through the Ministry of Health booklet called “My Voice” which give information and forms for advance planning for your health care, representation agreements. wills, Power of Attorney and other issues that are best dealt with early. If you would like to attend we advise you to get a copy of “My Voice” booklet” ahead of time so you can look through it. They are available free at the Public Health Office in McBride ( next to the hospital) from Monday to Thursday from 9am, to noon and 1pm to 4pm. At the workshop, will be the Public Health Nurse Ashley Flavelle and the former Notary, Linda Fry to answer questions and explain your options. A great workshop for all Seniors! For more information call Pete Amyoony 250-968-4334 or e-mail [email protected].

Ongoing McBride Events

MON through THURs, McBride RVCS (942 3rd Ave) now has a FREE FOOD PANTRY that’s available to all! Emergency top-up food is accessible to our clients, preschool program and anyone who walks through the door. We share and accept donated foods that are safe

and fresh for use. Contact RVCS at 250-569-2266 or email [email protected]. The local Food Bank is also available: 250-569-3186.

TUES Tuesday Night Jam is now playing in the CN Station Lobby, 6:15-8:30. It is an open jam; musicians, singers, and onlookers welcome. For more information call David at (250) 569-2569.

TUES Chess Club – 5-6pm at the McBride library. All ages and abilities welcome.

WED Free Drop-in Pickleball 7:30-9pm @ the McBride High School. Everyone welcome (grade 8 and older) Bring clean gym shoes. Equipment and basic instruction provided. No experience, or high level of fitness required. Come have fun.

WED Free Parent Workshop How to Talk so Kids Will Listen starting Oct 25th from 7-8pm at the McBride Centennial Elementary School limited spaces Registration is required contact RVCS at 1-844-324-2004 or email events@ rvcsbc.org for more information.

THUR & FRI Weekly Adults’ Programs at the McBride Library: Fibre Artists (Thurs, 10:30am), Writing Group (Fri, 1.30pm). Call 569 2411 for details.

MON & WED it’s time to Dance during Community Fitness with Jodie at the Elks Hall. Twice weekly from 7:15pm-8pm this drop-in program offers free admission to seniors and youth. Other age groups are invited to pay by donation or pay what you can. Call 250-230-8035 for info.

Dunster

WED Mar 6 Dunster Fine Arts School Society Annual General Meeting Monthly Director’s Meeting to follow at the Dunster Schoolhouse 5:30 to 7:30 pm Everyone welcome. Agenda items can be sent to Nancy at [email protected]

SAT Mar 9 10am-3pm The Annual Seedy Saturday presented by the Open Gate Community Garden in McBride @ the Dunster School. Vendors will be selling seeds, plants, garden decoration and all sorts of prepared products made from our local agricultural bounty and informative presentations throughout the day. Bring seeds to participate in the big seed swap table. If you or someone you know would be interested in being a vendor or presenter please reach out by email to [email protected]

Ongoing Dunster Events

SAT Dunster Community Association Saturday Potluck Lunches at the Dunster Community Hall 11:30 to 1:00 Lunch served at 12:00 noon sharp Coffee, tea and juice provided. Donations to the Dunster Community Association gratefully accepted Hope to see you there! contact: Pete Amyoony 250-968-4358

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