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April 2019

YKACL YOUTH GROUPS BBQ at Yellowknife River

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Abe Miller Building, 4912 53rd Street
Yellowknife, NWT Canada
Free

The Youth Groups will join for a BBQ at Yellowknife River on Friday, April 26. Meet at the Abe Miller Building at 6pm. The event will end at the Abe Miller Building (4912 53 St) at 8:30pm. YKACL’s two youth groups meet twice monthly and always encourage new participants to get involved! The Young Adults Group welcomes young people aged 19 to 29 and the Yay Fusion! Teen Group welcomes teens aged 13 to 18, with or without a disability.…

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Parent & Family Night

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Abe Miller Building, 4912 53rd St United States

The next Parent & Family Night is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, beginning at 7pm in the Abe Miller Building (4912 53rd Street). The monthly event offers an opportunity for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities to drop in for casual conversation with other family members. If you require on-site childcare, please RSVP to Julia at 920-2644. Liz Baile from the Yellowknife Catholic School Board will present information on individualized education plans and supports available for children with developmental…

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YKACL YOUTH GROUPS BBQ at Yellowknife River

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Abe Miller Building NWT Canada
Free

The Youth Groups will join for a BBQ at Yellowknife River on Friday, April 26. Meet at the Abe Miller Building at 6pm. The event will end at the Abe Miller Building (4912 53 St) at 8:30pm. YKACL’s two youth groups meet twice monthly and always encourage new participants to get involved! The Young Adults Group welcomes young people aged 19 to 29 and the Yay Fusion! Teen Group welcomes teens aged 13 to 18, with or without a disability.…

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PGI Bowl-a-Thon

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$100.00

The PGI Bowl-a-Thon for Literacy fundraiser is April 27 from 2-5 pm at the Kingpin Bowling Centre. Prizes galore. Special draw for team captains. Gather five friends and bowl for an hour. Minimum $100 donation or pledges for each team. Teams can be up to 6 people. Registration forms at www.nwtliteracy.ca. Or call 873-9262. The money raised will buy supplies for the Bison Bus mobile family literacy centre. Great fun for your family, book club members, co-workers.    

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Yellowknife RCMP Gumboot Rally team fundraising event!

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yellowknife Direct Charge Co-op, 321 Old Airport Road
Yellowknife, Canada

The Yellowknife RCMP Gumboot Rally fundraising team will accept donations for YKACL at the Co-op from approximately 4pm-6pm on Sunday, April 28. Drop by - say hi - and make a donation!

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Vigil & Community Gathering for Sri Lanka Easter Attack Victims

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Northern United Place, 5004, 54 Street
Yellowknife,
Free

Join us for a vigil to grieve the victims of the easter attack in Sri Lanka. We will have a vigil inside NUP followed by a community gathering, where food will be provided, potluck style. All are welcome, we would like to use this time to grieve for and with those affected If you would like to help, please post in the facebook event or email anusa.amy@gmail.com -rice and curry dishes and tea will be provided, if you are so…

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Speak English Cafe

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2019

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

Speak English Café Join us at the library and practice speaking English in a friendly, relaxed environment. English speakers are also welcome to volunteer their time and conversation! Every Monday @ 6:30pm – 8pm in the Library Meeting Room. This program is presented in partnership with the NWT Literacy Council.  

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May 2019

Gumboot Rally 2019: May the Fourth be with you!

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Abe Miller Building NWT Canada

The suggested team theme for the 27th annual Gumboot Rally is: STAR WARS (Trekkers and other sci-fi folk welcome) To register your  five-person (or other alien species) squad, contact our protocol droid at 920-2644 or info@ykacl.ca Or register online by clicking here! What is the Gumboot Rally? The Gumboot rally is the major fundraising event for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living. Teams of 5 people collect pledges for their team. On the day of the rally, teams dress up…

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Friendships in the North

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yellowknife Public Library, Centre Square Mall
Yellowknife, NWT X1A 2N5 Canada
Free

Friendships in the North! Living in a small town can be tough, especially when your friends move away. Discover new ways to keep in touch with friends when they move, strengthen your friendships in town, and make new friends. Three workshops (no registration required): Saturday, May 4 Saturday, May 25 Saturday, June 29 1pm - 2pm in the Library Meeting Room  This program is best suited for ages 4 - 7. The program will be led by Raven Mutford!

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MS Walk

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Change the Future of MS, register today at mswalks.ca for the 7th Annual Jayman Built MS Walk Sunday May 5 2019  1km and 5km Routes  Check-in 10:00 am, Opening Ceremonies 10:30 am, Walk starts at 11:00 am, Hot Lunch and Music at 12:00 pm, Closing Ceremonies at 1:00 pm Mildred Hall School Front Gym

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Job Fair

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Are you a job seeker? Our next job fair will be on May 8, 2019 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Greenstone Building, Yellowknife Come network in a professional and relaxed atmosphere! Sign in on eventbrite You are an employer and have vacancies? Come recruit and find your ideal candidate. It is free ! Book your table on eventbrite 

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Celebrity Story Time featuring Mayor Rebecca Alty

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Yellowknife Public Library, Centre Square Mall
Yellowknife, NWT X1A 2N5 Canada
Free

Join Mayor Alty at the library for songs, stories & snacks! This is the first event in the library's new Celebrity Story Time series which will take place throughout the summer. Stay tuned for announcements about future featured readers!   Thursday, May 9 5:30pm - 6:30pm Children's Area of the Library   Une histoire sera lue en francais. Best suited for ages 3 - 6 but siblings are welcome.

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YKACL Employment Services kiosk: Dettah

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chief Drygeese Conference Centre Dettah, Northwest Territories Canada
Free

Visit YKACL Employment Services manager Junn Gesmundo and his staff at the Association's kiosk on Friday, May 10, at the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Annual Career Fair from 9am - 3pm in the Chief Drygeese Conference Centre in Dettah.

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NWTFA/COPA108 Rust Remover 2019

May 11 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
Northern United Place Auditorium, 5403 Franklin Ave
Yellowknife,
$35.00

Annual Rust Remover seminar presented by the Northwest Territories Floatplane Association/COPA Flight 108.  Participation qualifies as recurrent training requirement for private pilots.  For agenda details and online registration, visit our website at www.nwtfloatplane.com.  Registration is free for NWTFA/COPA 108 members and $35 for non-members.

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The Science of the Sacred Book Launch

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada
Free

The Science of the Sacred Book Launch In The Science of the Sacred: Bridging Global Indigenous Medicine Systems and Modern Scientific Principles, naturopathic doctor and First Nations member Nicole Redvers, N.D., explores the ways in which modern medical science is finally able to support traditional healing systems that have been practiced by Indigenous and traditional cultures for centuries. Join the author to celebrate the launch of this exciting new book! Sunday, May 11 | 3pm - 4pm  Library Meeting Room  

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Jazz superstar Paul McCandless with Charged Particles

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25 – $40

Grammy award winner and world renowned-jazz superstar Paul McCandless and the Bay-Area jazz trio Charged Particles will be playing compositions from McCandless’s solo records with a fresh twist and new energy. Known for soaring lyricism and gorgeous compositions, McCandless plays soprano, tenor, and sopranino saxophones, oboes, English horn, bass clarinet, penny whistles, and a collection of folk flutes. As a leader, he has released 30 records. The trio’s repertoire blends jazz with elements of Latin music, funk, fusion, classical music,…

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Dene Kede | Speak Dene Cafe

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Library Meeting Room, 2nd floor - Centre Square Mall 5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3R8 Canada
Free

The Yellowknife Public Library is excited to host the Speak Dene Cafe with Paul Andrew. The idea is simple. We get together to speak a Dene language. Open to everyone and anyone. First gathering on Monday, May 13 at Noon - 1pm in the Library Meeting Room.  Bring your lunch and enjoy!

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Conscious Kindness Day

May 15
Yellowknife, NT Canada
Free

May 15th is Conscious Kindness day. You can participate by planning simple acts of kindness like treats for your staff, customers or constituents. It's an easy way to get your workplace or organization working together for a better community. If you've experienced kindness, tell the world and inspire others by sharing stories and ideas on social media with the hashtag #consciouskindness For materials or more information about Conscious Kindness Day please email office@nwt.unitedway.ca

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Blake Pouliot

May 18 @ 7:00 pm
Northern Arts & Cultural Centre, 4701 - 52nd Avenue
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N7 Canada
$25 – $40

Winner of 2016 Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal Manulife Competition Establishing himself as one of Canada’s most promising young artists, 24 year-old violinist Blake Pouliot is the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Orchestra Symphonique de Montréal (OSM) Manulife Competition. After his performance of the Korngold Violin Concerto at his debut with the Montreal Symphony and conductor Vasily Petrenko in February 2017, he was described by Montreal’s La Presse as “Clearly. Absolutely. Undoubtedly virtuoso.” In 2018, Mr. Pouliot released his debut…

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Soulful Bodies

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Top Knight YK, NWT Canada
$30 – $200

Sit your cold bones down to experience sizzling soul and R&B beats hot enough to melt the last of the spring ice. Soulful Bodies is back for year two with our live music burlesque experience! Join Northern performance company Parkas & Pasties Burlesque once again as they get sexy to the smooth sounds of local group Midnight Soul with vocalist Margo Nightingale. May 16-18 at Top Knight.

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