Coming Events for Kitimat

Thursday, March 17

ART CLUB of Kitimat meets at 7 p.m. in Room 403 at MESS. Night scenes - bring watercolour supplies and photos. For more info contact Eileen at 250-632-2423 or Penny at 250-632-3428.

Thursday, March 17

ART CLUB of Kitimat meets at 7 p.m. in Room 403 at MESS. Night scenes – bring watercolour supplies and photos. For more info contact Eileen at 250-632-2423 or Penny at 250-632-3428.

Monday, March 21

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY: Crafts for ages 4+ welcome from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Space Limited.  Please call 632-8985 or drop by to register. Free.

Monday, March 21

CHRIST THE KING parish bereavement ministry committee is sponsoring ‘Connecting Each Other with Hope”, a grief support group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. The sessions run Mondays, 7-9 p.m. in the Catholic church hall until April 11. An opportunity to learn and reflect together with people who understand, know and care what a journey with grief is like. The sessions are open to everyone, regardless of their religious affiliation. To register or for more information, please call Lidia (632-6292) or Susana at the parish office (632-2215).

Tuesday, March 22

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY – Join in some Shadow Puppet Fun to music for 8s and under.  Come on out from 11 a.m.-noon in the Program room.  No registration necessary.  Free.

Wednesday,

March 23

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY – Our annual Build-a- Lego creation happens at 1 p.m. at the Library. All ages welcome.  Win prizes!  Please drop by or call 632-8985 to register.  Free!

Thursday, March 24

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY – Little Author’s Writing Corner welcomes children ages 6+ from 2 to 3:30 to write your very own storybook!  To Please register.  Free.

 

Friday, March 25

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY– Movie classic Marx Brothers’ “Horse Feathers” presented at 1 p.m. on our 10’ screen.  All laughs are free.

Tuesday, March 29

KITIMAT SPORT FISHING Advisory meets at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the Public Safety Building. Please attend as this is another avenue to voice your opinion and any concerns. Federal Fisheries representatives will be there to answer your questions. Motions will have to be put forward in writing at our meeting for Fisheries to accept our xoncerns.

Tuesday, March 29

FREE ULYSSES Agreement Workshop for families, 7-9 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room upstairs in the Terrace Sportsplex.  The workshop is for individuals with mental illness and their family and/or friends.  A Ulysses agreement is a tool for advance planning that provides clear guidelines for support persons to follow.  Can be used by children, youth, adults or parenting adults with a variety of mental health concerns.  Space is limited so register early at: 1-866-326-7877 or terrace@bcss.org

Wednesday, March 30

FREE ULYSSES  Agreement Workshop for service providers 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Best Western – Skeena II Room- Terrace.  A Ulysses agreement is a tool for advance planning that provides clear guidelines for support persons to follow.  Can be used by children, youth, adults or parenting adults with a variety of mental health concerns.  Space is limited so register early at: 250-635-8272 or email: nwmanager@bcss.org

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 30

KITIMAT FOOD BANK will be holding their AGM at 7 p.m. in the lounge of the Presbyterian Church.  You are welcome to attend.

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 30

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY: Free Investment Workshop for Seniors at 11 a.m.  No registration needed.

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 13

Is you child starting Kindergarten this year? The Health Unit will be holding a pre-Kindergarten immunization clinic/Kindergarten round up fair for all children born in the year 2006. Please call 632-3181 to book your appointment from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

FREE SOUP & STUDY at the Anglican Church every Wednesday evening until April 20, All are welcome to attend. Soup & bun supper 6-6:30 p.m. Lenten Bible series “Path to the Cross” 6:30 p.m -7:30 p.m. Seperate childrens series included. 1739 Gyrfalcon 250-632-7812.

 

FREDA DIESING School of Northwest Coast Art – Student Exhibition, runs until March 26 at the Kitimat Museum.

Kitimat multiple sclerosis – I have M.S. but M.S. does not have me. You are not alone, male or female, and the Kitimat M.S. group would like to be here for you. Total confidentiality. For more information contact Mary at 250-639-6016.

Kitimat Fibre Arts Guild Interested in knitting, spinning, weaving? For more info phone Maureen 250-632-5444.

 

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