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February 2018

Charitable recycling donation pilot project launched for Gumboot Rally

February 13 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 12:00 pm
Abe Miller Building, 4912 53rd Street
Yellowknife, NWT Canada

Charitable recycling donation pilot project launched for Gumboot Rally THE YELLOWKNIFE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING encourages residents to take advantage of a new charitable recycling donation system at the Bottle Shop Recycling Depot. Developed by the NWT Waste Reduction and Recovery Program team at the GNWT Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the new pilot project allows organizations to issue a charitable tax receipt to residents once they have dropped off at least $20 worth of bottles and cans. How does…

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Take the YPL MadLibs Survey

February 26 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 11:30 pm
Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada

Let us know what you think! Take the YPL MadLibs Survey. How to Enter: Complete the MadLibs survey Drop off your completed survey at the library front desk, in an envelope in the book drop, or by taking a photo and emailing it to: library@yellowknife.ca You could win: A Gaudreau Calgary Flames Jersey Book Bundle full of local goodies   All ages are welcome to enter. Contest Closes May 31, 2018.

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March 2018

Community Garden

March 16 - May 31
Yellowknife, NT

Now is the time to register for a community garden plot for Summer 2018.  Plots are still available at Sites 1 and 2 (corner of Kam Lake and Woolgar), Site 4 (Weledeh School) and Site 6 (Niven - only a half plot open here).  Apply online at http://www.ykgardencollective.org/apply-for-a-plot . Questions? email membership@ykgardencollective.org

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April 2018

AZ World Foods Contest

April 1 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Yellowknife, NT
Free

Take a culinary journey around the world with your library card! Check out our new online resource, A-Z World Foods, and get access to the culinary history of 174 countries in the world’s largest database of global food culture and recipes. Review a recipe and post it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the #azfoodypl for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Luluz Market! Contest Closes: June 30, 2018 www.yellowknife.ca/onlineresources

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Thursday Baby Time

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2018

Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada

Join us for a program that introduces your baby to the joy of music, rhyme, lap play, and more. This early childhood literacy program is for children aged 18 months or younger and their parent or caregiver. Noon - 12:30pm in the Library Meeting Room     

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YWCA NWT Leadership Council Meeting (14-29 years old)

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YWCA NWT, 4904 54th ave
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories x1a2p3 Canada
Free

*Please invite people who might want to join this Leadership Council! Those in Nunavut and outside of Yellowknife are welcome to join the council remotely!* **Registration forms can be found at: http://ywcanwt.ca/children-and-youth/youth-council ** After celebrating amazing women in our communities with our “Bada55 Women of the North” project and our Passion to Purpose event, YWCA NWT is extending the Young Women's Leadership Council to highlight Canadian women’s history, culture, and heritage! We meet for fun outings, create e-portfolios, meet Women of Distinction…

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - May 5 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2018

NACC, 4701 52 ave

Load up the chariots and join Ptarmigan Ptheatrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. Shows are at 8:00 pm nightly at NACC April 26 to 28 and May 2 to 5. Get out your toga if you are coming for Opening Night! Tickets available at NACCnt.ca. For info, email ptarmiganyk@hotmail.com

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YKACL Youth Groups join THE AVENGERS! for movie night

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Abe Miller Building NWT Canada
Free

Join members of the YKACL Young Adults Group and YAY Fusion! Teen Group for an AVENGERS! Movie Night Friday, April 27 Meet at Abe Miller Building (4912 53 St) at 6pm and head over to Capitol Theatre for a screening of Avengers: Infinity War The YKACL Young Adults Group is an inclusive social group for youth aged 19 to 27 years with or without special needs. The YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group is an inclusive social group for youth aged 13…

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TAILS | Read to a Dog!

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Yellowknife Public Library, Centre Square Mall
Yellowknife, NWT X1A 2N5 Canada

Children aged 6-12 can practice their reading one-on-one with a specially trained St John Ambulance therapy dog. Reading to a dog is calming and reduces anxiety. It is perfect for shy or less confident readers. Sessions are 20 minutes long, between 1pm - 2pm on  Saturdays.   Call 920 5642 or email library@yellowknife.ca to book a session! Sessions available Jan 13 - May 26  

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Let’s Talk Science

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada
Free

Stop by the library for a science filled afternoon of activities and experiments with the Let's Talk Science team. Sunday, April 29 1pm - 5pm Library Meeting Room Activities suitable for children in kindergarten - grade 7

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May 2018

Tuesday Toddler Time (drop in)

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 12, 2018

Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada

Let your toddler explore the world through stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs that reinforce language development and learning. We ask that a parent or caregiver attend with the child. Ages 18 - 36 months. Library Meeting Room. All programs are free & everyone is welcome.

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A Better Man Film Screening

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northern United Place, 5004, 54 Street
Yellowknife,
Free

YWCA NWT, in partnership with the Yellowknife Women's Society and the National Film Board of Canada, invite you to A Better Man, a documentary film that offers a fresh look at the healing and revelation that can happen for everyone involved when men take responsibility for their abuse. Twenty years after experiencing domestic violence at the hands of her live-in boyfriend, Attiya marks a new beginning in her own recovery process—as well as an important starting point for Steve, the…

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Wednesday Story Time

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2018

Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada

Story Time is a fun way to introduce your child to the joys of books and learning. We ask that a parent or caregiver attend with the child. Ages 3-5 10am - 11am in the Library Meeting Room  

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Employment Cafe / Café-emploi

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Greenstone Building, 5101 50th Ave.
Yellowknife , Canada
Free

Looking for a job? Employment Cafe is back. Come with your Resume and your best smile to network in a professional but relaxed atmosphere! Join us on May 2nd from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Greenstone Building. -- Vous cherchez un emploi? Le Café-emploi est de retour. Venez avec votre CV et votre plus beau sourire et réseautez avec des employeurs dans une ambiance professionnelle et décontractée, en formule 5 à 7. Rejoignez-nous le 2 mai de 17h…

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - May 11 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2018

NACC, 4701 52 ave

Load up the chariots and join Ptarmigan Ptheatrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. Shows are at 8:00 pm nightly at NACC April 26 to 28 and May 2 to 5. Get out your toga if you are coming for Opening Night! Tickets available at NACCnt.ca. For info, email ptarmiganyk@hotmail.com

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Thursday Baby Time

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2018

Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada

Join us for a program that introduces your baby to the joy of music, rhyme, lap play, and more. This early childhood literacy program is for children aged 18 months or younger and their parent or caregiver. Noon - 12:30pm in the Library Meeting Room     

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SingPopYK

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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First thursday of the month
Elks Club Downstairs, 4919 49th St
Yellowknife, NT Canada
$10

Sing your heart out with an inclusive, informal, drop-in choir. By the end of the night you'll be belting out a classic pop song in harmony. Bring your bravest inner pop star and take your rightful place in the choir. Song will be announced on facebook 2 days before the event. Everyone 19+ is welcome and no music knowledge or experience is required.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - May 12 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2018

NACC, 4701 52 ave

Load up the chariots and join Ptarmigan Ptheatrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. Shows are at 8:00 pm nightly at NACC April 26 to 28 and May 2 to 5. Get out your toga if you are coming for Opening Night! Tickets available at NACCnt.ca. For info, email ptarmiganyk@hotmail.com

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - May 13 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2018

NACC, 4701 52 ave

Load up the chariots and join Ptarmigan Ptheatrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. Shows are at 8:00 pm nightly at NACC April 26 to 28 and May 2 to 5. Get out your toga if you are coming for Opening Night! Tickets available at NACCnt.ca. For info, email ptarmiganyk@hotmail.com

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Gumboot Rally 2018

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abe Miller Building, 4912 53rd Street
Yellowknife, NWT Canada

The Gumboot Rally is a beloved and fabulous annual tradition organized to raise money for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living, established in 1962. The popular event event is attended by teams of politicians, unions, business owners and their employees, professionals, government workers, sports teams, school staff, students and families. The morning features contests of skill – such as The Boot Toss and The Boot Bowl-A-Thon – along with live music, magic shows and a BBQ. To register a 5-person…

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