All Rivers West District offices will be closed on Monday, May 22, 2017 for Victoria Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 23.
Released by: Joy Bateman, Senior Development Officer/ Citizen Services and Program Delivery Branch, Service Canada / Government of Canada
IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! The dates for the 2017 Call for Applications have not been announced yet but tentative timeframe is from beginning of May until the middle of June. Time for the pre-planning phase to begin!
PLEASE feel free to pass along this information to anyone you feel might be interested in applying or working in partnership on a project (such as Town, Schools, other Non-Profits, Health, Library, Legions, Friendship Centers, Band Offices, etc.)
NOTE: First of all I would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming offers to host an information session/workshop in your area. I would love to come to all but unfortunately cannot, so have gone to those who offered first or have not had one in their area for some time. There are still a few sessions yet to confirm the location so keep checking your emails! As you can see I do have a few dates still open so if there is not a session near you and you would still like to host one, please give me a call.
Thursday, April 13th at 9:30: Strasbourg Seniors Centre, Strasbourg Community Hall (Senior’s Club), 113 Pearson Street
Tuesday, April 18th at 1:00: Radisson – Goodridge Event Centre, 310 Albert Street
Wednesday, April 19th at 9:00: Paradise Hill Community Centre, 102 – 3rd Ave
Wednesday, April 19th at 1:00: Meadow Lake Museum & Tourist Information Building, Lions Den Room, Highway #4 SE (902-9th St W)
Thursday, April 20th at 1:00: Saskatoon – Parkridge Centre, 110 Gropper Crescent (just off 22nd St W)
*free parking available on west side of building and on the street
Monday, April 24th at 9:00: Kerrobert Courthouse, 433 Manitoba Ave
Monday, April 24th at 10:30: Francophone Conference Call, Please pre-register and send me your name, email and phone number
Monday, April 24th 1:00: Lloydminster, RCMP Building 2nd Floor, 5106-44th St
Tuesday, April 25th at 9:00: Moose Jaw, ADDRESS: TBD
Thursday, April 27th at 9:30: Regina – Life Long Learning Centre, 2151 Scarth Street, 2nd Floor
Temporary location is 2151 Scarth Street - just 2.5 blocks north of College Avenue Campus which is being renovated. Handicapped parking space right in front of our building and another 1/2 block away in front of Affinity Credit Union Building. FREE parking a block south on Scarth Street and along 14th Ave and on Cornwall Street. Parking meters right in front of our building are generally open too.
Friday, April 28th at 9:30: Kennedy Seniors, 200 Main Street
Monday, May 1st at 1:00: Kenaston Adams Centre, 700 Block of 3rd St
Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00: Shellbrook Senior Centre, 101 Railway Ave (end of Main Street)
Wednesday, May 3rd at 1:00: Dubuc Friendship Centre – The Hub, 12 Bernier St
NOTE: No café in town, however lunch could be available as long as you pre-register.
Thursday, May 4th at 9:30: Ogema Senior Citizens Dew-Drop In, 106 Main Street
Monday, May 8th at 1:30: Fort Qu’Appelle Senior Centre, 420 Broadway Ave W
Tuesday, May 9th at 1:00: Leroy – Evergreen Country Home, 401-1st Ave NE
Wednesday, May 10th at 1:00: Porcupine Plain – Quillys Community Place, 302 Pine St W
Thursday, May 11th at 1:00: Yorkton Friendship Centre, 139 Dominion Avenue
Friday, May 12th at 1:00: Leader Community Hall, 402 – 1ST Ave W
Tuesday, May 16th: La Ronge, ADDRESS: TBD
Wednesday, May 17th: La Ronge, ADDRESS: TBD
Thursday, May 18th at 1:00 CST (2:00 MB TIME): Creighton Recreation Culture and Tourism, 216 Creighton Avenue
Rivers West District will have the following upcoming workshops available:
- Tuesday, May 23rd: Friends Around the Table Gathering - Due to low registrations, the Friends Around the Table Gathering scheduled for Tuesday, May 23rd has been postponed until a later date..
- Wednesday, May 24th: Grant Writing Workshop at the Atoskewin Success Centre, 491 – 114th Street, North Battleford
- Saturday, June 3rd: HIGH FIVE and Sunday, June 4th: Play Leadership at the Don Ross Centre, North Battleford
- Monday, June 5th: CAAWS Effective Communication Workshop at the Atoskewin Success Centre, 491 – 114th Street, North Battleford
- Tuesday, June 6th: Forever... in motion Leadership Training for Older Adults ($40 per person) at the Hanley Senior Centre, 107 Lincoln Street, Hanley
Check back for more upcoming workshops!
Do you know someone passionate about the recreation sector? Nominate them for a position on the SPRA Board of Directors. The following five positions are available:
President, October 2017 to October 2019
Director for Cities, October 2017 to October 2019
Director for Towns, October 2017 to October 2019
Director at Large, October 2017 to October 2019 - 2 positions available
Nominations close at 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
This tour focus is on the celebration of musical memories with the focus being on the old time dance. The program consists of performances and workshops with storyteller Bonnie Logan and music by old time band Gopher Broke and will be hosting a Old Time Medicine Show event in each community. This will include performances by local musicians, storytellers, poets, and dances.
May 13/2017 in Loon Lake
2:00 pm - Musical Memories Storytelling Workshop with Bonnie Logan: A workshop on sharing our memories of family and community get togethers, old-time dances, music and mayhem!!! at Loon Lake Seniors Center - Free
7:00 pm - Gopher Broke Traveling Medicine Show at The Loon Lake Rec Hall - $10 admission