Kitimat Coming Events

 

 

Thursday, May 26

KITIMAT CONCERT Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting at 7:30 pm. in the lounge at the Anglican Church, 1739 Gyrfalcon Ave. Anyone interested in having live performing arts continue in Kitimat is invited to attend.

 

 

 

Friday, May 27

WALTER SCHMIDT will be at the Snowflake Seniors Centre 1-3 p.m. to share his tale of espionage and sabotage at Kemano in the early 1950s.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 31

KITIMAT PUBLIC LIBRARY Book Club meets at 7.30 pm. New members welcome. Pick up a copy of Mordecai Richler’s very funny “Barney’s Version” anytime.

 

 

 

Thursday, June 16

CAW RETIREES June social takes place at the union hall  with guest speaker CAW 2301 president Gary Warren. The topic will be benefits/2012 negoatiations. Coffe and goodies courtesy of CAW national. Phone the union hall to check the time.

 

 

 

Ongoing

IS YOUR HOME SAFE? Kitimat Fire and Ambulance is reinstating its Emergency Awareness Program.  Contact the EAP coordinator at 250-632-1976 or kitimat.eap@hotmail.ca to set up an appointment for your free and easy home and safety assessment.  Assessment includes smoke detector testing, discounts coupons for home safety equipment, suggestions for fire prevention and fire safety, and more. Help reduce your family’s risk of being harmed!

 

PRESCHOOLER storytimes at the Kitimat Library, Fridays from 11-11.30 a.m. until the end of June.  Come out for some storybook fun; please register in person or by calling 250 632 8985.

 

 

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