Bring on the Scrabble

Lorraine Doiron's View from the Porch.

Scrabble! The first game of the season is on Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Library.

Something to put on your calendar: the Glenwood Womens’ Institute Bazaar at the Glenwood Hall will be October 22 from noon to 3 p.m. Crafts, bake table, flea market items. If you would like a table to sell your treasures call 250-847-4797.

Adults’ Activity Day: Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to noon at St. Joseph’s. Check out what is available in our community to help you get through the long winter months, either playing scrabble, cards, darts, bowling, getting healthy with yoga, exercise, volunteering for a project, group. If you would like a table to inform the community about your group/activity they are free but you need to register. Contact Andrew Hillaby at the Town.

Strengthening Families Together (Helping Canadians Live with Mental Illness) is hosting free mental health workshops starting in October. Learn the facts about mental illness. Afternoon or evening sessions. Register by calling 847-9779. Online support group: www.bcss.org.

Rural Writers in Residence, an exciting line-up of workshops and evening events over one weekend in October. Visit www.ruralwriters.wordpress.com for details.

Transforming our Future is a two-day practical public legal education course designed for activists, advocates, community service providers. Learn about the Canadian justice system, human rights law, equality rights, and develop legal strategies to address the impact of systemic discrimination. It’s on Oct. 6 and 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre.  Questions or to register, call Deanna at education@westcoastleaf.org or 1-866-737-7716 ext. 114.

Matt Davey will show how to develop your workplace to decrease vandalism opportunities using a method called Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. It’s on Sept. 22. Register by calling 847-5072.

Congratulations to Colin Bateman, General Manager of the Aspen. They won the Certified Hotel Administrator certificate. This certification places them among the best in his profession worldwide.

Servaas Mes, of the Human Health Project, 1175 Main Street, Suite 4 (upstairs in the Calderwood building), is offering somatics classes: Healthy Backs;  Cat Stretch Series; Grounding Your Body; The Baby in your Brain. Starts soon. Call 250-877-3528 for information.

Two interesting websites: http://enterprisingartisans.wordpress.com/ features artisans from the Bulkley Valley to the Lakes, allowing them to work together to discover the potential to sell their work.

http://www.beyondthemarket.ca/about/ aims to build, strengthen, diversify the produce industry from Valemount to Terrace, linking farmers, ranchers, purchasers, consumers.

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