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CFURadio Youth Academy
Friday August 23, 2019  |  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
CFUR Office 6-354 at UNBC, UNBC 3333 University Way

CFURadio is very excited to announce their 4th annual Youth Academy!!! This camp for youth aged within 14-18 aims to teach teens about podcasting, radio, and media. It is a great summertime opportunity to spend time with positive adult mentors and get adjusted to the world of media!

There are THREE different camps over the summer:
July 2nd - 12th
July 22nd - August 2nd
August 12th - 23rd

Check out our website for more details and registration forms!

We are taking registrations now!

Sensational Synchro Camp 2019
Friday August 23, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 3:30 AM
PG Aquatic Centre

Sensational Synchro Camp!
August 22-23 from 9:00-3:30 at the PG Aquatic Centre
Cost is $100. For new or returning athletes to come and enjoy synchronized swimming.
Registrants need Swim Kids 4 or equivalent.
If you have any questions or wish to register, please email us at:
pgsynchro@gmail.com

Summer Sewing Camps
Friday August 23, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Theatre NorthWest, #36-556 North Nechako Road

Summer Sewing Camps With Our Mistress of Wardrobe!

Child, Youth and Teen Summer Sewing Camps. Learn to sew, follow a pattern and get some time away from the kids this summer!

Many classes running between July and August 2019.

For full details, dates, times, or to register, visit www.theatrenorthwest.com

Contact:  Summer Sewing Camps With Our Mistress of Wardrobe! Child, Youth and Teen Summer Sewing Camps. Learn to sew, follow a pattern and get some time away from the kids this summer! Many classes running between July and August 2019. For full details, dates, times, or to register, visit www.theatrenorthwest.com  |  boxoffice@theatrenorthwest.com  |  Visit Website
Brian Smith: Fly-Tying Demo & Book Signing
Saturday August 24, 2019  |  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
London Drugs - Parkwood Plaza, 1600 15th Avenue

Meet author Brian Smith, have your copy of ESSENTIAL FLY PATTERNS FOR LAKES AND STREAMS signed, and learn to tie proven fish-catchers for your next fly fishing trip.

•••Demos at 12:30 & 1:30 p.m.•••

In his third book, "Essential Fly Patterns for Lakes and Streams: Tips for Tying Your Own Flies" (Caitlin Press), Brian Smith shares the results of 50+ years of developing and refining fly patterns, offering more than 80 flies with pattern recipes and instructions for each.

BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE
FREE EVENT

Contact:  6048859194  |  monica@caitlin-press.com  |  Visit Website
Free Winery Tours At Northern Lights Estate Winery
Sunday August 25 - Sunday September 15, 2019  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Northern Lights Estate Winery, Northern Lights Estate Winery 745 Prince George Pulpmill Rd
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Sunday August 25, 2019
Monday August 26, 2019
Wednesday August 28, 2019
Sunday September 1, 2019
Monday September 2, 2019
Wednesday September 4, 2019
Sunday September 8, 2019
Monday September 9, 2019
Wednesday September 11, 2019
Sunday September 15, 2019

Come take a tour of our beautiful winery! Learn about how we make the wine here at Northern Lights Estate Winery. The viewing includes going through the cellar, Orchard, Tasting room and a lot more!
Available for all ages!

Contact:  250-564-1112  |  https://northernlightswinery.ca/
Open Drum Circle @ Omineca Arts Centre
Sunday August 25, 2019  |  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Omineca Arts Centre, 369 Victoria Street

To build community we are inclusive in drum ceremony as we use it to learn and promote Indigenous and Dakelh languages, knowledge, cultures and histories. Everyone is welcome to our Open Drum Circles on Sundays to participate, share, dance, learn or observe.

Monday Night Beading
Monday August 26 - Monday September 2, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Omineca Arts Centre, 369 Victoria Street
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Monday August 26, 2019
Monday September 2, 2019

Bring your beads and bead on!
Our first beading night will be shared space with a Henna Workshop.
This will be a fun opportunity for artistic and cultural exchange to occur!

Contact:  250-552-0826  |  info@ominecaartscentre.com  |  Visit Website
Art In The Park At The Ancient Forest / Chun T'oh Whudujut
Saturday August 31, 2019  |  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ancient Forest / Chun T'oh Whudujut, Highway 16, 113 km east of PG

Enjoy the beauty, magic and biodiversity of the forest through a fun-filled day of music and arts. The event will begin at 11am with welcoming to the Territory by the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations and a dedication of the festivals in memory of Mary Gouchie by singer-songwriter, Kym Gouchie.

Arts in the Park will begin with local artists and musicians, from dancers and quilters, knitters and painters, sculptors and felters, basket weavers and wood turners scattered throughout the forest performing and showing off their creations. Attendees can wander throughout the forest enjoying the many sights and sounds, while searching for Gandalf and the mystical forest fairies.

If all this excitement makes you hungry there is also lunch available by donation through the Dome Creek Community Association as supplies last.

Getting to the Celebration:

Complimentary accessible buses from Prince George and McBride are available by pre-registration on a first come, first serve basis. Please RSVP through Engage Sport North via: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/art-in-the-park-discovering-chun-toh-whudujut--august-31-2019-2138765868?resp=on&dateid=2138461461

Please note the departure times for the bus you choose; you must take the same bus back.

Bus options:

  • Bus 1: Leave Prince George at 9:30am from CN Centre parking lot
    • Arrive Ancient Forest at 11am
    • Enjoy the festival - 11am -1pm
    • Leave forest at 1:00pm
    • Arrive back in Prince George 2:30 pm  

 

  • Bus 2: Leave Prince George at 11am from CN Centre parking lot
    • Arrive Ancient Forest at 12:30pm
    • Enjoy the festival 12:30 -2:30pm
    • Leave forest at 2:30pm
    • Arrive back in Prince George 4:00 pm 

 

  • Bus 3: Leave McBride at 9:30 am from McBride Train Station
    • Arrive Ancient Forest at 11am
    • Enjoy the festival 11am -1pm
    • Leave forest at 1:00pm
    • Arrive back in McBride 2:30 pm 

 

Parking:

  • There will be parking at the Ancient Forest.
  • Please work with the parking attendants to make parking as easy as possible
  • Please car pool with friends and family if possible!

 

Things to Consider:

  • Please bring a water bottle
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather
  • Bring extra snacks as needed
  • Car pool with friends and family

 

Open House at the Prince George Conservatory of Music
Sunday September 8, 2019  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Prince George Conservatory of Music, 3555 5th Ave

Come and explore the Conservatory, meet the teachers and try an instrument. Registration is ongoing. All ages welcome.

Contact:  250-564-7467  |  pgconservatory@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Laser 101: Etch A Glass Bottle
Wednesday September 11, 2019  |  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way

September 11 | 5:30 - 8:30 | 1 session

Etch into glass, stone or metal. Create and cut out your own designs in MDF, acrylic or plywood. In our Laser 101 workshops, you will learn how to use the Epilogue Laser Cutter and Engraver through four different modules. Sign up for one, two or all of the modules. Pre-requisite for Epilogue Laser use.

Register here: https://tworivers.z2systems.com/np/clients/tworivers/eventRegistration.jsp?event=4739

Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50

Contact:  2506147800  |  Visit Website
Ferret Frenzy 2
Saturday September 14, 2019  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Knowledge Garden, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

The ferrets are back! Have you ever wondered what ferrets are like as pets? Join Ferrets North Information and Rescue Society in the Knowledge Garden. Enjoy a short presentation, bring questions, and best of all - meet some ferrets! Feel free to BYOF (bring your own ferret). Weather permitting.

Contact:  2505639251  |  adhanjal@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
CrossRoads Street Festival: Powersports, Skiing and Snowboarding Festival
Saturday September 21, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
CrossRoads Brewing, 508 George Street

We live in Prince George for the wonderful people and the great outdoors. CrossRoads Brewing, along with local recreation clubs and small businesses, is pleased to welcome back our 3 exciting events coming to downtown Prince George. These annual seasonal events are to celebrate and promote our northern outdoor lifestyle. We want to inspire people to get outside and participate in our community’s fantastic recreational activities, clubs, and places. The events are also intended to increase community pride and bring life back into the downtown. Therefore, they will occur at the crossroads of historic George Street and 5th Avenue.

FREE DAYTIME OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOWS – 10AM-3PM

 

September 21st - This is our second annual FREE family-friendly daytime outdoor recreation show - celebrating our outdoor powersports, skiing and snowboarding lifestyle. The September event is located downtown Prince George at 5th and George Street. Bring the whole family down to check out what’s new, and connect with local clubs and small businesses. Experience fun interactive activities to encourage kids and adults to discover and try different outdoor recreation opportunities!

TICKETED EVENING STREET PARTIES – 6PM-MIDNIGHT Featuring SHRED KELLY, Whiskey Creek, and Canadian Waste

Come experience fun, safe adult-oriented evenings with fantastic live music, local craft beer, street food and interactive outdoor party games. Event tickets are $34 (plus fees) and include a souvenir glass and the first drink. *Or buy all 3 Street Festival event tickets for $89 (Limited Availability)* The parties are limited to those 19 years and older with 2 pieces of identification. Tokens for food, beer, cider and wine will be sold on-site at $5 each. We’ll have tenting and the brewery indoors so these parties will occur rain or shine (no ticket refunds). Please plan ahead for a safe ride home. 

 

Contact:  250-614-2337  |  events@crossroadscraft.com  |  Visit Website

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