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HIGH FIVE - Principles of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 - i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

March 16th, 9:00am to 4:30pm
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Job Search Strategies - an Employment Workshop for Teens

Attention job-hunting teens!  Join us for an employment information session with RNC Employment Services and learn about transferrable skills and job search strategies. Get insider tips on how to spruce up your resume, start your job search and prepare for interviews.

Day & Time:  Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Date:  March 12 (during March Break)

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

 

March 12th, 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 – 11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Day & Time: Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Date:   January 18, 2019 (PA day)

Ages: 9 – 11

January 18th, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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What's New in Astronomy - a youth Astronomy Presentation

Join Ian Wheelband of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for this engaging presentation, followed by a telescope viewing of the night sky (weather permitting).

Day & Time:  Wednesday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  March 13

Ages:  11+

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

March 13th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: Nutty about Nuts and Seeds!

Nutrition Seminar #2 with Dietitian Samantha D'Arcy. Nut butter, nut milk, nut flour, nut cheese? How many different ways do you use nuts and seeds your diet? Join us in this class to learn how to make delicious dishes with nuts and seeds. We’ll learn about the health benefits of nuts and seeds, myths and facts about sprouting, and so much more. Small samples and recipes provided.     Pre-register

 

March 12th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: All about the Mediterranean diet

In the first of 2 nutrition seminars Sobey's Dietitian Samantha D'Arcy returns to explore the foods and nutrients that make up this lifestyle, and how it is helping people live healthier with fewer conditions such as heart disease. We will also discuss recipes and talk about how to start adding these foods into your diet. Small samples and recipes provided. Pre-register.

February 12th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Applying for Canadian Citizenship

Learn about the new changes to the Citizenship Act, the rights and responsibilities of Canadian Citizenship, eligibility requirements, application process, document preparation, free settlement services available in the community, and resources from the Library that can help you prepare for your test.

 

Registration is required.

May 25th, 10:00am to 12:30pm
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Learn to sew on a button and do simple stitches in our sewing program! Complete a simple bag or stuffed toy to take home!

Dates: Mondays November 12 and 26, and December 10, 3:30-4:30

Ages: 6 years and up

Fee: Free with advance registration

Room: Optimist

Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday 3 times .
November 12th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
November 26th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
December 10th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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