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Sew and Save

Sew and Save

ages 10-17

Learn the basics of sewing, save the earth and money. Sew your own reusable shopping bag and learn about healthy eating, meal planning and grocery shopping tips and tricks. Sewing builds self-confidence, teaches a lot of patience and allows for a creative social outlet. While healthy snacks will be served, please pack a nut-free lunch and reusable water bottle.

Make and Take Monday – Monster Cookies

Make and Take Monday – Monster Cookies

ages 0-6 and guardians

“Sometimes me think ‘What is friend?” Then me say “Friend is someone to share last cookie with.” ~ Cookie Monster. Create cookies in a jar at the Parent Link Centre. This is a great opportunity for children to practice pre-math skills.

Aging Well Health Forum

Aging Well Health Forum

ages 18 and over

You know what they say, “time waits for no man” and yes it’s true, you cannot avoid the aging process, but you do have some level of control when it comes to how you age. Successful aging isn’t just about luck, in fact, there are specific steps that you can take today, in order to influence how well you age in the future

Look at Me, I’m 3!

Look at Me, I’m 3!

ages 3 and guardians

Celebrate all those inquisitive 3 year olds! This celebration will include crafts and activities suited for the curious mind of a 3-year-old, information on your child’s third year as well as Ages and Stages Developmental Questionnaires. And of course there will be cake!

Family Connections – Game On

Family Connections – Game On

all ages

Having a strong family unit starts with creating the bond. Many times families may become disconnected within the family unit, and the bond becomes strained. This program is intended to build strong family relationships, share family traditions, and increase awareness in the community. It is designed for parents to attend with their children.

Triple P Parenting Seminar - Series Raising Confident, Competent Children

Triple P Parenting Seminar - Series Raising Confident, Competent Children

ages 18 and over

The values, skills and behaviors to encourage children are the choice of every individual parent. However, some core skills are important for everyone. Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get along with others when they develop certain life skills.

LEGO™ Day

LEGO™ Day

ages 6-12

Spend your no school day with everything LEGO™. There will be zones for all ages filled with free building, building with kits, coding with LEGO™ Education and LEGO™ challenges. Building LEGO™ in teams develops social skills such as sharing, cooperation, problem solving, and communication. Please pack a nut free lunch and water bottle.

Eat Right, Be Bright

Eat Right, Be Bright

ages 0-6 and guardians

Enjoy a healthy snack with your child while learning about our new Canada Food Guide. Have all your nutrition questions answered by a Registered Dietitian.

Learning to Say “No”

Learning to Say “No”

ages 18 and over

Saying “no” can be a scary thing, and many times, it is hard to say “no” to our children. For many parents it may be easier to give in rather than to deal with their child’s negative reaction. Parents can become more focused on the short-term goal of creating a peaceful environment, instead of setting consistent limits and boundaries.  This workshop is designed to empower parents to take back control of their households, and learn new ways to give consequences that work.

Power of Simplicity

Power of Simplicity

ages 18 and over

The vast and overwhelming world of consumerism has sucked us into the belief that happiness is something to be acquired. I will be happy when I have this, achieved or become that, and so on. Come and explore with us the power of material, psychological and emotional simplicity.

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