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You are invited to Bulkley Valley Farmers’ Market in Smithers to pick up some afternoon picnic supplies, groceries for the week, and Saturday dinner fixings from local farms and producers. Each week you’ll find a fresh selection of fresh and organic produce, meat, eggs, poultry, artisanal prepared food, baking and local honey. You will also find the unique talents of local artists and crafters who offer jewelry, wood-working, soaps, stained glass, sewing and much more. Pay a visit to this beautiful laid-back market where you can stop and chat with the producers, sip coffee and enjoy live music.
Bulkley Valley Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday, 8:30am-12:30pm at the corner of Main St and Hwy 16 in Smithers.
Heritage Park’s annual Gardens and Green Spaces lecture series started this week!
Join them on Wednesdays from 12:00 – 1:00 pm to learn about heritage gardening!
They will have gardening- and botany-themed lectures all summer. Please see the poster below for dates and topics. More information will be posted on our Facebook page throughout the summer.
See you on Wednesday, and happy gardening!
BC Summer Reading Club 2018
The Prince Rupert Public Library invites children in Kindergarten through Grade 6 to join in on the fun and games this summer.
Meet once a week at the library for stories, crafts and activities or sign up for the “Take a Trip” kit to use on holidays or at home if you can’t attend our programs.
July 13th – August 3rd
Kindergarten: (for those finishing kindergarten)
Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
July 10th – August 16th
Finishing Grades 1 -3
Tuesdays OR Wednesdays: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Finishing Grades 4 – 6
Thursdays: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sign up in-person at the Front Desk or call in during open hours to register: 250-627-1345
The 13th Annual Stewart Bear Arts Festival kicks off with:
Monday, August 6th with an Outdoor Movie: Ferdinand at 9:30pm (dusk)
Friday, August 10th with a Beer Gardens and Chili Contest
Saturday, August 11 – Pancake breakfast, public market, local artists, remote control car races, Historical walking tour, kids games, kids bingo, silent auction, Teddy Bear picnic, Rubber duck race, photo contest Adults and children- deadline to enter photo contest August 6th at 5pm.
Saturday August 11- Fishing Derby
Sunday, August 12th – walk bike or run, open air church service
For more information call Jody Ross at 250-615-8207 or email: email@example.com. Check out the posters attached below, as well!
Date/Time: August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am
Start/Finish: Terrace Sportsplex (3320 Kalum St, Terrace, BC)
Cost: $30 (until August 8th, 2018) and $35 (Raceday)
Package pick-up and last minute sign-up: 8:00-9:30 am (Terrace Sportsplex)
Awards: Top 3 Male and Female in the categories: under 20, 20-39 and 40+
Race Director: Joe Pelletier
It’s time for another Teddy Bear Sleepover at the library! Bring your teddy or other stuffie friend and a blankie for story time, a cookie, and a goodnight hug. Your stuffie will stay at the library for an exciting sleepover. Come back at 10:00 on Tuesday morning to re-unite with your stuffie and find out how much fun they had overnight!
Monday, August 13th, 6 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 14th, 10 – 10:30 a.m.
@ Smithers Public Library
Space is limited. Register at the library by Wednesday, August 8th. Once registered, please let us know if you will not be able to attend as we usually have a waitlist. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Smithers Public Library and L’association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) bring world-renowned storyteller, Anne Glover, to Smithers. Anne Glover’s engrossing and hilarious stories feature mind-bending string figures that she weaves out of a loop of string. A turtle, a snake, a bird, a rocket… is there anything she can’t make? This international performer wows audiences wherever she goes. Don’t miss her!!
Friday, August 17th
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Smithers Public Library
For more about AFFNO, visit their website at www.affno-cb.ca. This event is generously sponsored by the Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation, Hecate Strait Employment Development Society, the Government of Canada, and the Government of BC.
This annual event is a chance for locals and visitors to celebrate the Haida Heritage Centre and its accomplishments. The Ḵay Anniversary offers Haida people a chance to share their culture with visitors, come together as a community, eat delicious food and showcase the living culture of the Haida people.