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Tall Tales Long Lenses - with John E. Marriott
Wednesday February 28, 2018  |  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Canfor Theatre, UNBC, 3333 University Way

Come meet Frank the Tank, Delinda the Wolf, Casper the Friendly Bear and a host of other wildlife characters as one of Canada's premier professional wildlife photographers, John E. Marriott, presents the remarkable stories and photos behind his critically-acclaimed new book, Tall Tales, Long Lenses.

John is the photographer behind two of three BC Parks license plates and has been featured in National Geographic, Canadian Geographic, Reader's Digest and Ranger Rick. He's the star of the web series, EXPOSED with John E. Marriott, and is the wildlife photography columnist for Outdoor Photography Canada magazine.

This is an admission-by-donation event hosted by the Prince George Photographic Society.

***Seating is First-Come, First-Serve***
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

A selection of John's books will be available for purchase.

Contact:  250-562-3717  |  bstevent@uniserve.com  |  Visit Website
Caledonia Ramblers full-moon snowshoe
Thursday March 1, 2018

The Caledonia Ramblers are hosting a full-moon snowshoe along Ginter's trail to UNBC on Thursday, March 1.
The trip is rated easy and begins east of UNBC and below University Way.
Participants should bring a headlamp, a day backpack, sufficient water or perhaps something hot to drink, snacks or maybe something more substantial to eat, extra warm clothing, gaiters and hiking poles. They should also consider bringing ice-cleats (grippers) in case the trail is icy. Meet at the city hall parking lot 10 minutes before the 7 p.m. departure time. The carpool fee is $2.
For more information, contact Nowell at 250-562-7485.

Contact:  250-562-7485
Copper Clay Basics at Two Rivers Gallery
Thursday March 1, 2018  |  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way

Create fine metal jewelry from a clay-like substance! Learn the basics of this exciting medium and create a necklace pendant or button.
Fee: $75

Contact:  250-614-7800  |  Visit Website
Plaza 400 Toastmaster Club Open House
Thursday March 1, 2018  |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Purden Room (4th Floor), Plaza 400 Building,, 1087 4th Avenue

Learn how communication & leadership skills can take you to where you need to be! Toastmasters is a safe, friendly way to learn how to communicate at meetings, interviews, or in the community, and be a valued leader in any organization.

This is a free, guest friendly event with no commitment to join.

Contact:  250-981-5628  |  thejonuks@shaw.ca  |  Visit Website
Wildlife Photography Seminar with John E. Marriott
Thursday March 1, 2018  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Weldwood Theatre, UNBC Campus, 3333 University Way

Join one of Canada's premier professional wildlife photographers, John E. Marriott, for a two-hour wildlife photography seminar focusing on making you a better wildlife photographer. John covers the backyard basics and delves into a variety of topics, including an in-depth, beginner-to-advanced overview of your optimal camera settings and techniques for a diverse range of wildlife photography encounters and situations. John will provide a run-down of his own gear and what he considers to be must-have equipment, he’ll provide a comprehensive look at how to capture action in wildlife photography, he’ll look at the ethics of photographing wildlife, and he will provide insight into how to make a career as a wildlife photographer.

Join John as he shares with you his experiences photographing polar bears, wolves and other wild predators, and reveals his favourite tips, techniques, and easy-to-access locations for getting incredible wildlife shots.

This event is open to the public. Registration is $30 for Prince George Photographic Society club members, $50 for non-members. Seating is limited, so contact Bob Steventon at bstevent@uniserve.com / 250-562-3717 to register and reserve your spot now.

Contact:  250-562-3717  |  bstevent@uniserve.ca  |  Visit Website
International Women's Day Breakfast "Celebrating Women Who Make a Difference"
Friday March 2, 2018  |  7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Ramada Plaza Hotel, 444 George Street

Join MLA Shirley Bond and Ramada Plaza Hotel Manager, Heather Oland for International Women's Day Breakfast "Celebrating Women Who Make a Difference" at the Ramada Hotel. Join Shirley and Heather as we hear inspiring stories from women in our community.
Tickets are $30 available at the Ramada Hotel.
Proceeds will support community programs.

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Miracle Theatre - The Fabulous Lipitones
Friday March 2 - Sunday March 18, 2018  |  8:00 PM - 10:15 PM
ArtSpace above Books & Co., 1685 3rd AVenue
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In this presentation, FortisBC will walk through its evolving approach to collaborating with the City to help address community goals through innovation and energy conservation, and will highlight the community impacts of local projects including the Fortis Call Centre, and other new starts in the City.

Contact:  250-563-6937  |  anne.laughlin.pg@shaw.ca  |  Visit Website
9th Annual Sacred Heart School Gala
Saturday March 3, 2018  |  6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Ramada Hotel, 444 George Street

Sacred Heart School 9th Annual Gala fundraising event. Come out and support the oldest Elementary School in Prince George! This is the only major community fundraising event the school holds, monies raised this year will aid in funding the outdoor play structure. Tickets can be purchased by coming in to the school office or calling to charge by phone. 785 Patricia Blvd or call 250-563-5201. Tickets are $55 each - a great buffet meal, entertainment and of course FUNdraising!

Contact:  250.563.5201  |  sacredheart@cispg.ca  |  Visit Website
Caledonia Ramblers family-friendly snowshoe
Saturday March 3, 2018

The Caledonia Ramblers are hosting a family-friendly snowshoe to Livingston Springs in Crooked River Provincial Park on Saturday, March 3.
The trip is rated moderate, will largely travel over flat terrain and take four hours to complete.
Participants should bring a day backpack, sufficient water or something hot to drink, snacks and/or lunch, extra warm clothing and possibly gaiters and hiking poles.
Meet at the city hall parking lot 10 minutes before the scheduled 10 a.m. departure time. The carpool fee is $5 and the trailhead is 70 kilometres north of Prince George.
For more information, contact Nowell at 250-562-7485.

Contact:  250-562-7485
Family Movies: BFG
Saturday March 3, 2018  |  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Settle in for a free, family-friendly movie. Feel free to bring snacks and enjoy the show. For 0-9 yrs.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 108  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Folk Traditions with PGSO
Saturday March 3, 2018  |  7:30 PM
Vanier Hall, 2901 Griffiths Ave

Enjoy listening to Kodaly’s Intermezzo from the Harry Janos Suite, Gounod’s Petite Symphony, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9.

Contact:  Visit Website
Parents Night Out Fundraiser
Saturday March 3, 2018  |  5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Treasure Cove Casino, 2003 Highway 97

Support Heritage Elementary and enjoy a fun night out! Tickets are just $30 and include dinner, comedy show, silent auction, and a dance. Featuring comedians Mwanasi Lo, Brian Majore, Devon Flynn, Jon White, Penelope Pahal and DJ Services from the Art of Magic. There will also be a 50/50.
Doors open at 5:30pm.

Tickets are available now through MunchaLunch
( https://munchalunch.com/schools/HeritageBC/ )
OR
by contacting PAC at heritagepac@outlook.com

Spring Active Living Market
Saturday March 3 - Sunday March 4, 2018
Pine Centre Mall, 3055 Massey Drive
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Saturday March 3, 2018
Sunday March 4, 2018

Learn more about recreation activities, programming, and events in your community at the upcoming Spring Active Living Market on March 3 and 4 at the Pine Centre Mallhttps://goo.gl/y7U4nW 

Over 30 booths will attend to discuss how you can get active or involved in recreation programs this Spring and Summer. Some example activities you can receive information about or register for include the following: 
• Yoga/ Fitness classes
• Swimming
• T-ball/ softball/ baseball
• Soccer
• Cycling
• Football
• Lacrosse
• Rugby
• Arts, and science

View a full listing of groups and clubs attending the Spring Market:https://goo.gl/UHkUE4 

View event details: https://goo.gl/y7U4nW 

Is your sports organization planning a two or more day tournament in the#CityofPG? Tourism Prince George and the City will be attending the Spring Market to provide information on the SportPG Hosting grant. Info:https://goo.gl/GmF4gx

When you visit the Market, pick up a free printed copy the 2018 Spring and Summer Active Living Guide – a great resource for information about recreation programs and events in Prince George. 

Or, starting March 1, view the digital version of the Active Living Guide online: www.princegeorge.ca/recreation 

Looking to host a booth at the Market? Find out how your organization can get involved here: https://goo.gl/UHkUE4

Contact:  Visit Website
Caledonia Ramblers snowshoe
Sunday March 4, 2018  |  7:15 AM

The Caledonia Ramblers will be hosting a snowshoe up Pope Mountain near Fort St. James on Sunday, March 4.
The trip is rated moderate-strenuous, 12.6 kilometres round trip with a 753 metre elevation gain. It should take 3 hours up and 2 hours down.
Participants should bring a day backpack, sufficient water or perhaps something hot to drink, lunch and snacks, extra warm clothing, gaiters, hiking poles and possibly ice cleats (grippers).
Meet at the city hall parking lot 10 minutes before the 7:30 a.m. departure time. The carpool fee is $15 and the trailhead is 165 km northwest of Prince George
For more information, please contact Mark at 250-563-1410.

Contact:  250-563-1410
Yoga 101 - An Intro to Yoga
Sunday March 4, 2018  |  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
320 Vancouver St.

This 1 hour free workshop usually held the first Sunday of the month is a safe environment where everyone is new! Over the course of this workshop you are given a brief background of yoga, taken through the foundational postures one at a time, and receive alignment cues, emphasizing what is most important. This is a great opportunity for students to experience what a yoga class is like and experience some of the benefits of a yoga practice. FREE

Contact:  250-564-9642  |  hatha@chinookyoga.com  |  Visit Website
Wine and Paint Night
Monday March 5, 2018  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Northern Lights Estate Winery, 745 Prince George Pulpmill Road

Join us at the winery for a wine and paint night. All supplies and instruction will be provided by the Two Rivers Gallery alongside a glass of our wine and light snacks from the Bistro. Limited space available so make sure to call the Wine Shop to book your space today! $50+tax (250) 564-1112

Contact:  250-564-1112  |  Visit Website
CNIB 100th Birthday Celebration
Tuesday March 6, 2018  |  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Celebrate CNIB's (formerly Canadian National Institute for the Blind) 100 years of service in Canada. Refreshments provided.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 141  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Gardening in Prince George: Propagation/Seed Saving
Wednesday March 7, 2018  |  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

With Lynn Barker & Christiane Hirt.

Master Gardeners from David Douglas Botanical Garden Society share information about gardening in our city. Presented by Enhance PG and the Grow North Project.

Contact:  250-563-9251  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Spring Ahead Nerf: Adults
Friday March 9, 2018  |  5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Spring into Spring with an evening of Nerf just for adults. Call 250-563-9251 ext. 141 to register. Limited space.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 141  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Uncork & Unwind: Mandalas
Friday March 9, 2018  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way

Sip some wine while you relax and paint your own meditative mandala. Let your creative side take over!

Friday March 9, join us from 7-9pm for this "Uncork & Unwind" event! It costs $40 to register (includes materials and 1 glass of wine; additional wine can be purchased for $5/glass).

19+ event. Register online: http://tworiversgallery.ca/learn-create/adults/uncork-unwind/

Contact:  2506147800  |  aisha@tworiversgallery.ca  |  Visit Website

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