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Go ENG Girl
Saturday October 19, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
UNBC, Bentley Centre, 3333 University Way

Creating the next generation of women in engineering! Go ENG Girl is taking place at the University of Northern British Columbia on October 19th from 10 to 1:30. This is a free event for grade 7 - 10 girls and their parents or guardians to learn why an increasing number of females are choosing engineering as their path to an exciting career!

For more information and to register, visit us at unbc.ca/goenggirl

Contact:  2509606803  |  goenggirl@unbc.ca  |  Visit Website
14th Annual Healthier You Expo
Sunday October 20, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way, Prince George, BC

Explore the latest and greatest in health, wellness and personal growth at this family event! FREE ADMISSION! PRIZES! SPEAKERS! BOOTHS!

Contact:  Visit Website
Central & Northern B.C. Land Linking Workshop
Sunday October 20, 2019  |  1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
NUSC Event Space, 3333 University Way

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you!

Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn from land access experts and farmers and land owners who've already been matched!

Location: NUSC Event Space, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C.


Please RSVP: Register at youngagrarians.org/pglandlink

Share with your community! Do you know a farmer looking for land, or someone with land? Please invite them! You can offer or request ride sharing in the Facebook event discussion, too.

Questions about this event, or about the B.C. Land Matching Program? Reach out to our Central & Northern B.C. Land Matcher Jolene Swain at jolene@youngagrarians.org.

FMI: youngagrarians.org/pglandlink

To find a land linking workshop in your region visit: youngagrarians.org/events

The B.C. Land Matching Program is funded in Central and Northern B.C. by the Province of British Columbia, with support from the Real Estate Foundation of B.C.
#bclandmatchingprogram #bclmp #bcagri #growbc

Contact:  7787761817  |  joldne@youngagrarians.org  |  Visit Website
PG Fall Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Friday October 25, 2019  |  5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Coast Inn of the North, 770 Brunswick St

Join the party! Help support the Conservation of Northern BC Wetlands.

Come out for an evening of fun on Friday Oct. 25th at the Coast Inn of the North.

You'll be treated to a delicious dinner, Live & Silent Auctions & Ducks Legendary Raffles. You can take pride in knowing that you have helped support the conservation of Northern BC wetlands while enjoying an evening out.

Tickets $65 each or Conservation Champion Tables of (8) $500

Contact:  250-964-3825  |  celebrate_eventsbyjasmine@hotmail.CA  |  Visit Website
New Moon Meditation and Gong Bath
Saturday October 26, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga PG, 200-513 Ahbau St

Yoga PG invites you to an evening of drumming and gong sound bath.We are happy to have Rob Richards from DHI Sound Healing and Yoga available to bring the rich tradition of sound healing to the studio. Rob is a recent 200 HR SOYA grad and has been a student of sound and healing for some time now.
Yogi Bhajan quotes:
"The most sublime instrument of the Yogi is the gong.It is a musical instrument,a healing tool for the nervous system
and a cauldron in which you can create blends of qualities of sound that open and develop the inner Self. The sound of the gong creates deep relaxation,releases you from the torrent of thoughts and stimulates the glandular system to a higher level of function."

When asked to explain the effects of the gong meditation and its uses,Yogi Bhajan responded:
"The gong is very simple.It is an inter-vibratory system.It is the sound of Creativity itself.The gong is nothing more
nothing less.One who plays the gong plays the Universe.The gong is not an ordinary thing to play.Out of it came all music,all sounds,and all words.The sound of the gong is the heart of the Word."

Spaces are limited. Tickets are $50 each, with half of all proceeds being given to the local chapter of Canadian Cancer Society.

Contact:  250-596-8332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
UNBC Discovery Day Open House
Saturday October 26, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
UNBC, 3333 University Way

We welcome prospective students and their families to UNBC’s annual Fall Discovery Day!

Learn about our programs, meet faculty and alumni, tour the campus and get acquainted with student services.

Register early for your chance to win a prize!

Learn about our programs through presentations by our faculty.
Become more familiar with university lectures. Hear from our alumni about their experience and how UNBC degrees open doors for graduates
Meet all of the teams who support UNBC students in their studies, wellness, career readiness, and FUN!
Enjoy a delicious barbecue and a campus tour of our learning and social spaces, athletic facility, and campus housing.

Contact:  250 960 6306  |  futurestudents@unbc.ca  |  Visit Website
Oh My Gourds - Watercolour Paint Class
Monday October 28, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Watts Art Academy, 1666 Ogilvie St S

Monday October 28th | 10am-11:30am | $40

Oh my Gourds! Come for coffee and mini watercolor gourd class with Trish Hawrys. Learn layering and colour schemes to make this beautiful fall image. Supplies and coffee (with pumpkin spice blend) included.

Class is limited to 6 spots. Sign up on our website or in store.

Contact:  250-564-5879  |  wattsartacademy@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Bold Birches Paint Class
Tuesday October 29, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Watts Art Academy, 1666 Ogilvie St S

Tuesday October 29th | 6pm-8pm | $65

We’ve stepped up the canvas size on this incredible paint class because your birch trees are going to look so great you will want it bigger and bolder.

Learn how to underpaint for glow, create a dreamy background and then add those gorgeous birch trees using a palette knife. It’s going to be easy, it’s going to be fun and of course impressive.

All supplies are included. Enjoy the tea bar when you come.

Contact:  250-564-5879  |  wattsartacademy@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Faux Calligraphy Lettering Workshop
Monday November 4, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Watts Art Academy, 1666 Ogilvie St S

Monday Nov 4th | 10am-12pm | $35

Learn how to do faux calligraphy using simple supplies with Kathy Millard. Enjoy this fun class with coffee or tea. It’s just in time for card making season!

Supplies you must bring:

Photocopy paper
Pencil and eraser
Markers (Crayola extra fine tip from dollar store will do)

Sign up on our website at wattsartacademy.ca or in store.

Contact:  250-564-5879  |  wattsartacademy@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Paint your Pet using Oils
Wednesday November 6, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Watts Art Academy, 1666 Ogilvie St S

Paint Your Pet in oils with Andrea Fredeen!

Wednesday’s | 6pm-8pm | November 6, 13, 20 & 27 | 4 Sessions | $250

Do you want a painting of that special pet in your life? How about one that you painted yourself? Join artist Andrea Fredeen as she guides you through the process of deciding on a composition, blocking in shapes, and addressing tonal values and colour as you create an oil
painting of your pet.

This is a course that runs over four weeks and is geared towards people who have some experience with painting. Participants will bring their own oil painting supplies. There will be
supply kits for purchase through Watts Art Academy if necessary.

A good quality photograph that is at least 5×7 inches large is needed (8×10 is preferable). Canvas/panel should not be larger than 11×14 inches or smaller than 8×10 inches The image shown for this class is 9×12 inches.

Brushes: A couple sizes of round brushes such as #6, #10, a small detail brush, 1/2 flat brush. Bring what you have and we will see if it’ll work.

Paints: Oil paint colours suitable to your pet, white, black, maybe ultramarine blue, burnt sienna for shading.

Contact:  250-564-5879  |  wattsartacademy@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Metal Clay Jewelry Day Retreat
Saturday November 16, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Watts Art Academy, 1666 Ogilvie St S

Saturday November 16th | 10am-4:30pm


Develop some amazing skills in this fun day retreat and take home two metal jewelry pieces.

Learn how to set a cubic zirconia stone, colour your metal and imprint designs into silver metal clay. You will be using a torch to fire and finish your pieces.

Lunch and supplies included. Class size limited to 6. Sign up on our website wattsartacademy.ca or in store.

Contact:  259-564-5879  |  wattsartacademy@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Chamber and Baroque
Sunday November 17, 2019  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Ramada Plaza Hotel , 444 George St.

Join us for a Sunday afternoon treat of Chamber and Baroque music while enjoying tea, coffee, or a glass of wine in a casual setting.

Contact:  (250) 562-0800  |  gm@pgso.com  |  Visit Website
FREE Full to Fulfilled Workshop
Sunday November 17, 2019  |  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga PG, 200-513 Ahbau St

The “Full to Fulfilled” Workshop is designed to provide participants an opportunity to experience real conversation with Wellness Coach Sandra Payne. Using the holistic approach of Wellness 360 and interactive discussion around some of life’s challenges, fears, and limiting beliefs regarding our capacity to make change, and leave with powerful actionable tools for uncovering your true passions and desires and setting the course to living your best life. Self- Discovery is at the heart of the “Full to Fulfilled” workshop and you will leave feeling empowered to take the next steps towards living a truly happy and fulfilled life.
This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is there a cost for the workshop?
This workshop is a complimentary offering from Sandra Payne Wellness Coaching Programs.

2. Do I have to speak?
We will break into pairs to share about our challenges throughout the workshop however sharing with the group is not required.

3. Am I expected to sign-up afterwards?
All participants are offered a complimentary Self Discovery Session with Sandra Payne for more personalized conversation about your challenges and goals and to learn more about the coaching programs offered with no obligation.

4. Do I need to bring anything?
A pen and paper is handy to have but you won’t need to necessarily write notes. You may wish to bring a bottle of water.

5. How long is the workshop?
90 minutes long.

6. What should I wear?
Dress comfortably.

Contact:  250-596-8832  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
Ocean Flow with Jozef Bienkowski-Gibbs
Saturday November 23, 2019  |  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga PG, 200-513 Ahbau St

Inspired by surfing and grounded in traditional yoga, this dynamic movement practice will leave you feeling energized, blissful, and deeply connected to the world around you. With gratitude to Eoin Finn, founder of Blissology Yoga for his mentorship and the Superflow movement patterns upon which this class is based.

10% of Class proceeds support the Rugged Coast Research Society in their efforts to document and remove plastics from British Columbia's coastlines.

Class will be followed by a presentation on the Society and the work we do.

Saturday, Nov. 23rd 4pm - 7pm
Instructor – Jozef Bienkowski-Gibbs
Investment - $40 (Early bird pricing until Nov 9th - $35)

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
Songs, Stories and Serenades
Saturday January 18, 2020  |  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Vanier Hall, 2901 Griffiths Ave.

The title says it all! Richard Strauss’ Serenade for Winds, Anatol Liadov’s Eight Russian Folk Songs, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Launy Grondahl’s Trombone Concerto featuring Brian Wendel, Principal Trombonist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Brian Wendel joined the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trombone in 2017, at age twenty-one. Winner of two International Trombone Association competitions (2014 and 2016), Brian has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic Brass Ensemble.

Contact:  (250) 562-0800  |  gm@pgso.com  |  Visit Website
Jonathan Crow Comes Home
Saturday February 29, 2020  |  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This concert begins with award winning Canadian composer Marjan Mozetich’s Postcards from the Sky, followed by two pieces by Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 Unfinished and Entr’acte from Rosamunde.

The highlight of the evening will no doubt be Jonathan Crow’s performance of Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26.

Born and raised in Prince George, Jonathan Crow is a product of School District 57’s String Program and the Prince George Music School. Jonathan is currently Associate Professor of Violin at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music. He has been Concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony since 2011.

Contact:   (250) 562-0800  |  gm@pgso.com  |  Visit Website


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