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Barkerville's Family day Weekend Celebrations
Monday February 17, 2020  |  11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Barkerville Historic Town & Park, 14301 Hwy 26 E.

Barkerville is excited to announce that its historic main street will re-open for the entire Family Day weekend! Join us for winter exhibits, games, performances, bonfires, and more with some of your favourite historic interpreters. Warm up with a hot meal at the The Barkerville Cafe and Gift Store and get your kicks sliding down Barkerville's Shamrock Tube Run. C. Strouss & Co., McPherson's Watchmaker's Shop, and Mason & Daly General Merchants will be open gives you access to the eclectic selection of old fashioned goods found at five of their stores.

**BARKERVILLE ADMISSION PRICES DURING THE EVENT**
- Adults: $10
- Youth and Seniors: $5
- Children 5 and under: Free
- Family (2 adults and up to four children): $25

**TUBE RUN LIFT PASS PRICES**
- Adults: $16
- Youth: $12
- Children 2-5: Free with paid adult
- Family (2 adults and up to four children): $60
50% OFF TUBE RUN PASSES ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH

**SCHEDULE OF EVENTS**
Coming soon - check our website or Facebook page for updates.

**BUS TRANSPORTATION**
Skip the highway driving and enjoy a safe and fun trip to Barkerville on our special event charter bus. Admission to historic main street for the event is included in the price of the bus ticket. Limited tickets available through advance online sales only. Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/barkerville-historic-town-amp-park-27637565129

**ACCOMMODATIONS**
Barkerville Cottages: 250-994-3332 ex. 0 or https://www.awinfosys.com/das/bv/shared/custom/mdlBooking.asp
The Wells Hotel: 250-994-3427
Mountain Thyme Getaway & Willow River Inn: 250-994-2345
Becker's Lodge Bowron Lake Adventures Resort: 250-992-8864
The Nest by Island Mountain Arts: 250-994-3466
Hubs Motel & Whitecaps Inn: evolutioncampservices@gmail.com
Troll Ski Resort Accommodations: https://www.trollsnowschool.com/air-bnb-options/

**EXPLORE THE AREA**
Skiing: Troll Ski Resort and Wells and Area Trails Society - WATS
Snowmobiling: Wells Snowmobile Club and Becker's Lodge Bowron Lake Adventures Resort
Arts: Island Mountain Arts and Sunset Theatre
Food & Fun: Pooley St. Cafe, The Wells Hotel, Jack O Clubs General, and The Bear's Paw Cafe, Wells, BC

Contact:  250-994-3332  |  barkerville@barkerville.ca  |  Visit Website
A youth-centred evening of performances, Kym Gouchie & Lheidli T'enneh Men's Drum Group
Thursday February 20, 2020  |  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Exploration Place, 333 Becott Place

Join us for an evening of youth-centred performances. Free admission. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

This evening is part of the 'Inheritors of the future' project.

Kids Flow in the Dark
Saturday February 22, 2020  |  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga PG , 200-513 Ahbau

Kids Flow in the Dark

Come and have some glow-in-the-dark fun! Bring a white T-shirt (and any other white clothing) to decorate with paints and join us in some yoga games, music, fun poses and good vibes!

Instructor: Jen Pomeroy
Investment: $25
Date: Feb. 22nd
Time: 3:30pm - 5pm

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
The Science of Conscious Breathwork
Saturday February 22, 2020  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga PG , 200-613 Ahbau St

The Science of Conscious Breathwork

During this 2 - hour, interactive workshop you will gain an understanding of conscious breathwork, what it is and ways that you can utilize this breathwork to combat stored trauma, stress and excess body fat.

Here are a few of the topics that we dive into:
- The difference between good and bad stress
- What un-released stress does to your physical and mental health
- How unhealed trauma impacts you today
- How embodiment practices can positively impact and reverse the negative effects of stress and trauma
- Techniques you can use immediately after the workshop in your everyday life!



Instructor: Kara Mayhew

Investment: $25

Date: Saturday, February 22nd

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
PJ Storytime
Monday February 24, 2020  |  6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library, 888 Canada Games Way

Bring your little ones dressed in their PJs for stories, rhymes and songs before bedtime. For 0-5 yrs. Free drop in.

Contact:  2505639251  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Toastmasters Demonstation Meeting
Thursday February 27, 2020  |  6:45 PM
AiMHi Building, 950 Kerry Street

By raising your communication & leadership skills, you can make our world a better place. See how Toastmasters can help without obligation to join or speak. 6:45 pm. AIMHI Building, 950 Kerry Street. Free. For more info. visit the Facebook event page or contact Greg @ 250-981-5628.

Contact:  250-981-5628  |  thejonuks@shaw.ca  |  Visit Website
Downloads:
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2020 Central Interior Heritage Expo
Saturday February 29, 2020  |  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum, 850 River Road Prince George, BC V2L 5S8

2020 Heritage Expo

Come explore, share & celebrate the history of people, events and locations in the Central Interior of British Columbia

The Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum, Prince George Heritage Commission, The Prince George Public Library and UNBC Continuing Studies Department are coordinating a free Heritage Expo in Prince George on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 from 11:00 am – 3:00.

Contact:  (250) 617-5931  |  rob.bryce@unbc.ca  |  Visit Website
Intro to Meditation Workshop
Saturday February 29, 2020  |  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga PG, 200-513 Ahbau St

This 2 hour meditation workshop is designed for those who are new to meditation and are looking to begin a practice.

This workshop will include all the basics needed to understand the whys, the how to, the science of and the skills to begin a personal meditation practice.

Science has now been able to map the profound changes in brain function that happen with a simple and consistent practice.

Come and check it out to help deepen your Yoga.

Instructor: Rob Richards
Investment: $10 ($5 for participants of the Beginner Yoga Series with Jen Pomeroy)
Date: Saturday, Feb 29th
Time: 3 pm-5pm

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.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
Ray Olson
Sunday March 1, 2020  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum, 850 River Rd

"Ghost Towns on the East Line"
Book and Power Point Presentations, stories, discussions, and great fellowship.

Come on down to the Museum and enjoy presentations and discussions led by Ray Olson, a local author and historian who has written several books including "Ghost Towns on the East Line". Ray is a dynamic speaker with many interesting stories and images to share on the following four Sundays: February 2nd and 16th, March 1st and 8th. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be served.

Contact:  2505637351  |  nfieber@pgrfm.bc.ca  |  Visit Website
Yoga, Food & You
Sunday March 1 - Sunday April 5, 2020  |  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga PG, 200-512 Ahbau St
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Sunday March 1, 2020
Sunday March 8, 2020
Sunday March 15, 2020
Sunday March 22, 2020
Sunday March 29, 2020
Sunday April 5, 2020

Greater health has found you! Join us for a 6 week coaching series - Experience health and well-being using movement, nutrition, philosophy and science of yoga.

Each week of this 6 week series introduces a new area of health while helping you meet your goals using YOGA themes and environment.

This private "closed group" setting encourages questions and interactions in an easy and comfortable way. Excellent for people who have tried many diets, groups or trends without seeing long-term results. Yoga, Food & You reaches beyond the athletic acrobatic movements of and into the whole mind, body and spirit of yoga.

Cost includes 6 group sessions, access to an exclusive online group, a private movement therapy session with Kelly, a private nutritional consultation with Kara and special group offer for Gibson's Landing Athletics!

Applicants who apply prior to February 1st, 2020 qualify for early bird pricing.

Please apply for the series here. An application form will be emailed to you. Acceptance into program is dependent on candidate relevance to topics.

Please note, acceptance into series is not confirmed until the application form has been filled out and payment has been received.

Instructors: Kelly Stone and Kara Mayhew
Investment: $325 per person. (Early bird price: $280 per person)
Dates: March 1st - April 5th
Day and Time: Sundays 3pm - 5pm

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
Ray Olson
Sunday March 8, 2020  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum , 850 River Rd

History of logging and sawmilling in Prince George, BC and area. Power Point presentations, stories, discussions, and great fellowship.

Come on down to the Museum and enjoy presentations and discussions led by Ray Olson, a local author and historian who has written several books including "Ghost Towns on the East Line". Ray is a dynamic speaker with many interesting stories and images to share on the following four Sundays: February 2nd and 16th, March 1st and 8th. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be served.

Contact:  2505637351  |  nfieber@pgrfm.bc.ca  |  Visit Website
Empowered Women’s Collective Meeting
Saturday March 14, 2020  |  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga PG, 200-513 Ahbau St

Join the Empowered Women’s Collective for our second circle connection of 2020!
If you are a woman who is feeling the need for connection and support from other women then please join us on March 14th at 6pm at Yoga PG.

This group is for women to connect with other women. To inspire and support, motivate and encourage, lift and empower. The space of the circle is held for each of us that would like to share about a particular challenge in our life to feel a sense of belonging and to see that you are not alone in your struggles.
We wish to create a tribe of support within the circle, to end the loneliness and isolation our modern way of living brings.

All women are invited and welcome.

This gathering will be recurring monthly. Please join our Facebook group for updates on upcoming group circles and events. https://www.facebook.com/groups/866651583793784/?ref=share

This is a free event to attend. Please register online to save your spot.

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
MERGE Basics Workshop
Saturday March 14, 2020  |  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga PG , 200-513 Ahbau St

Learn about fascia and functional movement in this fun two-hour workshop. Fascia is your bodies largest organ that controls movement and stores information of past traumas, movement patterns and more. The first hour will include a discussion on fascial lines and fascial imbalances, the pain-fear injury cycle, holistic body communication and the freedom of movement in alignment. The second hour will include a brief overview of key movements and a thirty-minute practice incorporating learned knowledge!

Instructor: Robin MacDonald
Investment: $25
Date: Saturday, March 14th
Time: 3pm -5pm

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
Backpacking Basics at CNC
Wednesday March 25, 2020  |  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Room 1-501A, College of New Caledonia, 3330 22nd Avenue

Join the Prince George Public Library at CNC for Backpacking Basics! Get tips on packing, staying healthy, keeping to your budget, and knowing which items you absolutely must have! Free drop in.

Room 1-501A near the gymnasium entrance.

Contact:  250-563-9251  |  ask@pgpl.ca  |  Visit Website
Yin Yoga and Acupuncture Workshop
Sunday April 19, 2020  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Yoga PG , 200-513 Ahbau St

Join us and gear up for a Spring Transformation. This unique workshop combines Yin Yoga with traditional Acupuncture. Slow paced yoga shapes focused on movement of blocked Qi, activation of blood, clearing heat and detoxification are complemented with the healing art of acupuncture. First, you will prepare your body to deeply relax in the most comfortable Savasana. From this meditative state, the profound and powerful experience of acupuncture will leave you feeling restored and ready to launch into Spring. No previous yoga or acupuncture experience is required. The only thing you need is comfortable loose fitting clothes and an intention for this coming Spring.

Spaces are limited due to the time requirement for each person.

Some Extended Medical Benefits plans may cover this workshop. Please contact your benefits company for information on your coverage. We cannot direct bill. Sam's acupuncture license number will be provided with your receipt upon booking.

Date: Sunday, April 19th
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Investment: $50
Yin Yoga Instructor: Kelly Stone
Acupuncturist: Sam Peppard

Contact:  2505968332  |  admin@yogapg.com  |  Visit Website
Symphonic Reveries
Saturday April 25, 2020  |  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Vanier Hall, 2901 Griffiths Ave.

We begin this concert with Kevin Lau’s A Dream of Dawn and follow with Gabriel Faure’s Dolly Suite and Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to Sicilian Vespers. Our feature guest artist for this concert is our very own Principal Cellist, Flora Camuzet who will play Edouard Lalo’s Cello Concerto.

After preliminary studies in cello, chamber music and orchestra in Paris, Flora earned a degree at the prestigious Conservatoire Superieur de Musique et Danse de Lyon. Her career has taken her from her home country of France to Japan, and Portugal and now Canada. Flora was our principal cellist in the 2016-2017 season, we were thrilled when she returned to this position in September 2018.

Contact:  (250) 562-0800  |  gm@pgso.com  |  Visit Website
Northern Living Expo
Friday May 1 - Sunday May 3, 2020
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Friday May 1, 2020
Saturday May 2, 2020
Sunday May 3, 2020

We are please to announce that the First Annual NORTHERN BC HEALTHY LIVING EXPO is now accepting vendor applications.

The Northern British Columbia Healthy Living Expo was created out of a recognized need for an event or venue to showcase the amazing healthy living options available in our region of the province. As local entrepreneurs, we recognized that there are so many amazing practitioners and businesses in the region, yet so many people do not even know they exist.


Friday, May 1, 2020 - 5:00pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Contact:  250-617-5717  |  nbchealthylivingexpo@gmail.com  |  Visit Website
Rhythm and “Blew”
Saturday May 9, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Prince George Playhouse, 2833 Recreation Pl

Join us for one or all of these fun-filled and educational one-hour concerts for children ages three to ten.

This concert is all about rhythm! This event will be an interactive concert where children will help create a potpourri of food items to develop special rhythms and then challenge the orchestra to play pieces that include those special rhythms.

Following the concert there will be a special reception for all the children after the concert featuring many food items they used in the concert and more!

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

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