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Ballroom and Social Dancing
Friday February 23 - Friday June 29, 2018  |  7:30 PM
Judy Russel's Enchaînement Dance Centre, 3540 Opie Crescent
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Dance North Ballroom & Social Dance
7:30 every Wed & Fri - drop-in fee $5
Anyone welcome to drop-in anytime

Contact:  250-460-0490  |  emailus@dancenorth.ca  |  Visit Website
Northern Historical Conference
Friday February 23 - Saturday February 24, 2018
University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way
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Saturday February 24, 2018

This is the second annual history conference at UNBC, hosted by the Northern Historical Student Society. Our theme this year is "Discovery." There will be presentations from scholars, community members, and students from all over BC, with a focus on Northern British Columbia. This conference provides excellent networking opportunities and an exciting chance to learn about history and share what you love.

Our keynote this year is Mica Jorgenson from McMaster University.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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iRest® Meditation
Saturday February 24, 2018  |  12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Life can be hard. iRest can help.
iRest is a simple form of meditation designed for modern day living. Everyone needs a way to feel at ease when life gets challenging. iRest helps you tap into a place that is calm - even when life is not.
It is easy to learn, easy to do, and it can be done by anyone.
Some people use iRest to relax when life gets busy. Others use it to help heal from: serious trauma, stress, insomnia, depression, PTSD, chronic pain and chemical dependency.
Research shows iRest works. iRest meditation helps:
Increase happiness
Decrease stress, anxiety, and depression
Improve sleep, Increase energy
Strengthen your resilience to deal with day-to-day life
The best way to understand iRest is to do it.
$50 - workshop limited to 20 people

Contact:  250-564-9642  |  hatha@chinookyoga.com  |  Visit Website
Saturday Storytime
Saturday February 24 - Saturday May 19, 2018  |  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way
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For children 0-5 yrs! An introduction to books, stories, songs and rhymes specifically for preschoolers.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 108  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Traditional Bow Design & Manufacture
Saturday February 24 - Saturday April 7, 2018  |  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way
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An introductory class on the design and manufacture of traditional archery equipment. Instructor Theo Ploias will teach you how to build your own longbow, from the design stages to the finished product.

Contact:  2506147800  |  twyla@tworiversgallery.ca  |  Visit Website
Read to Me in French
Monday February 26, 2018  |  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Join Brittany for stories and songs in French! For children 5-9 years.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 108  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
How to Get Digital Ready to Generate Sales
Wednesday February 28, 2018  |  10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

You're a business owner, your time is valuable, and you want to increase your sales. We have just the workshop for you! Meet Dana Walls-Mathison in this workshop and learn how to take advantage of the latest digital marketing tools to help you grow your local business.

A few of your takeaways from this workshop will be:

- Strategies and tactics for digital marketing

- Digital marketing including website, social media, search engine optimization and marketing 

- The 2018 trends to include in your marketing strategy

Here is what our former seminar attendees had to say. . .
"Good information and it was presented in an easy to understand format"

"Very good workshop, thanks, Dana"
"Dana has a wealth of knowledge on Social Media trends and I appreciate her sharing"

"Very enjoyable, loved the interactive format... Keep up the great work!"

How to Get Digital Ready to Generate Sales
Wednesday February 28, 2018  |  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

You’re a business owner, your time is valuable, and you want to increase your sales. They have just the workshop for you! Meet Dana Walls-Mathison in this interactive seminar and learn how to take advantage of the latest digital marketing tools to help you grow your local business. Dana will discuss digital marketing essentials for your business and demonstrate how you can benefit financially and market your products and/services more efficiently by transitioning from traditional advertising, to the new marketing technologies that are available.

A few of your takeaways from this workshop will be:
Yesterday’s buyer’s journey, today’s marketing funnel
Strategies and tactics of digital marketing
Digital marketing including website, social media, search engine optimization and marketing
Making your content memorable
The 2018 trends to include in your marketing strategy

Cost: $15 for Chamber members, $20 for non-members

Contact:  Visit Website
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
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
Sacredsouldance offers: Conscious Dance "Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. ”
Thursday March 1, 2018  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
788 PG Pulpmill Road, Across from Northern Lights Winery

Sacredsouldance offers: Conscious Dance

Thursday 6 pm to 8 pm (pls. come a little earlier for org./info),
788 Pulpmill Rd, PG (across from Northern Lights Winery), by donation. No experience nor knowledge required, just your willingness to move with diverse genres of rhythmic world music in a wave like sequence.
A regular community event for every body, which intends to facilitate free conscious movements with rhythmic music in a safe, shoe- and drug free space.
It offers a space for potential physical and mental re-balancing and reconnecting ourselves and community . Reconnecting on different level is essential for health and needs to be experienced.
More info at sacredsouldance@gmx.com.
Bring a water bottle and comfy clothes in layers (prepared to sweat).

Embodied Authenticity
Explorative free movement with awareness (focus on movements, breathing, sensations and emotions) provides the potential to feel, return to , release and express our authentic selves.
Dance as one traditional human form of meditation, ceremony and ritual can contribute to a shift in consciousness. Surrender to the music, our movements and our emotions, is guiding us.
Stress relieve, inner healer, exercise
It can help release stress, providing natural body exercise based on our own inner wisdom as well as the experience of non-ordinary or altered states of consciousness, where we can let go of our thinking mind.

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
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
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
Arthritis Connects Symposium - Arthritis Care from Children to Adult
Sunday March 4, 2018  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Prince George Civic Centre , 808 Canada Games Way

IN-PERSON

Time:
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children. Join us to learn about a spectrum of arthritis-related issues that are affecting both your physical and mental health, and how you can navigate through the health services and access arthritis-related services. Topics will include symptoms, treatment options, and availability of healthcare providers for different types of arthritis among children and adults.

This event is available both online and in-person (space is very limited), and coincide with the Prince George Wellness North Expo 2017.

Dr. Lori Tucker , pediatric rheumatologist, Dr. Greg Marcotte, rheumatologist.

About the Symposium
Improve your knowledge of symptoms and treatment options for people with arthritis, especially children;
Improve your self-management skills to manage your arthritis symptoms;
Get a better understanding of the key healthcare providers who should be on your healthcare team;
Learn about the availability of community-based arthritis resources and healthcare options;
Socialize with others with similar condition(s)

Register: Please call The Arthritis Society at 1.866.414.7766 or email registration@bc.arthritis.ca

Contact:  1-866-414-7766  |  registration@bc.arthritis.ca
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
Song Writing for Teens
Tuesday March 6, 2018  |  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Tired of playing "Wonderwall"? Learn to write your own songs.

Contact:  250-563-9251 ext. 108  |  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
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
Spruce City Wildlife Association 25th Annual Wild Game Banquet and Fundraiser
Saturday March 10, 2018  |  5:30 PM
Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way
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