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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.
The ‘Northwest Artists’ exhibition is made up of multiple artists from the northwest: Kitimat, Terrace, Prince Rupert, and Smithers. ‘Fused Shards’ is a functional glass art exhibition by Elaine Farina from Kitimat. Together they are exhibiting their art in the Upstairs Gallery of the Kitimat Museum & Archives. This show is bursting with colours and textures that delight and awe the viewer. With the diversity of media and subjects, there is something for everyone.
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!
Story Hour and Tales for Twos
Tales for Twos
July 10th – 31st
10:45 – 10 45 a.m.
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Mondays: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
July 9th – 30th
Thursdays: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
July 12th – August 2nd
Tales for Twos is a lively program for two-year olds and their parents or caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, ryhymes and activities just right for this exciting age group.
Story Hour is a hour-long program for the 3 – 5 year old crowd. Each week we’ll explore a different them through stories, songs, action rhymes and colouring activities.
All programs are free of charge, but please pre-register by visiting the Library or calling us at 250-627-1345.
Each year the annual North West Photo Fest officially opens with a free public photography exhibition at the Kitimat Museum & Archives. The North West Photo Fest celebrates, promotes and explores the challenges of photography, and supports tourism in Kitimat and the northwest region. To participate in the North West Photo Fest exhibit, you must be a resident of the BC northwest (roughly within the boundaries of the Skeena Bulkley Valley federal riding), and your image must pertain to the northwest. The Museum will accept one image per participant representing this year’s them ‘The Wilderness Around Us’. The exhibition will run from August 9 – September 8, 2018
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
Darryl Hutcheon from Science World’s “Scientists & Innovators in the Schools” program presents this 90-minute interactive presentation for kids from grades 1 through 6. Volunteers from the audience will be able to conduct experiments to determine basic general rules that will be used to engineer some useful devices.
Wednesday, July 25th
1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Smithers Public Library
Darryl is a retired instructor of Physics and Automation. Darryl taught at BCIT, Kwantlen University, Thompson Rivers University, and Fraser Valley University during his career. This event is sponsored by Scientists & Innovators in the Schools (SIS) and the Northwest Library Federation.