New Westminster to bid farewell to the year in New Orleans style

December 31, 2016 by  

With 2016 coming to a close, a New Westminster event will offer a way of saying goodbye to the past and hello to the future in an atmosphere of fun and reflection.

During the New Orleans Jazz Funeral for [Read more]

Radon detection course to be held in Mississauga

December 31, 2016 by  

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is present in a portion of Canadian homes. Since it is colorless, odorless and hard to detect, an upcoming Mississauga course will give participants skills they can use to test for [Read more]

Newmarket event will help participants become more social media savvy

December 31, 2016 by  

More businesspeople are turning to social media to promote themselves and their company to potential clients and customers, and at an upcoming Newmarket event, they will have a chance to hone their skills when it comes to this now [Read more]

Future babysitters sought in Stoney Creek

December 30, 2016 by  

Babysitting can provide a way for a teen to earn some extra money, and an upcoming course near Stoney Creek will help to ensure they have the skills they need to be a success.

The Canadian Red Cross will be offering its babysitting course, which provides a full eight hours of practical, hands-on instruction. Those who participate will learn how to entertain children and prevent injuries, administer basic first aid and find out what to do in an emergency. They will also be given tips about how to make their babysitting business as successful as possible.

During the lunch break, pizza will be served to the students, and there will also be snacks throughout the day. Upon successful completion of the training, each participant will be given a course manual and a card that indicates that they have received the training. The lamination process can be utilized to protect cards like this and ensure they last.

The day has been planned so that it will combine learning with fun, and those who will be participating are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring along a pen or pencil.

The babysitting course will be held on January 2 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in the offices of the Canadian Red Cross, which are located at 400 King Street East in Hamilton. The fee to take part is $60, and more details are available on the Hamilton Spectator’s website.

Richmond Hospital to host annual Psychiatry Clinic Day

December 30, 2016 by  

The Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry will once again be holding its annual clinic day, and professionals with an interest in the field are invited to attend.

The focus for this year’s conference will be [Read more]

Residents of Vaughan invited to show SickKids hospital some love

December 30, 2016 by  

This Valentine’s Day, a special event will be held near Vaughan that will give people a chance to show some love to the local children’s hospital.

The Heart to Heart Foundation will be [Read more]

Full Family Day of fun planned for Whitby

December 29, 2016 by  

This February, Whitby will be marking the Family Day holiday with an assortment of activities for both the young and the young at heart.

The day of free fun will [Read more]

Milton residents asked to show some warmth

December 29, 2016 by  

This winter, people from Milton are asked to join others from all across the country who will be taking a walk to show their support for those who are facing a housing crisis.

The Coldest Night of the Year will see [Read more]

Langley families invited to enjoy spring break at the fort

December 29, 2016 by  

This spring break, Langley students are invited to enjoy a selection of activities at Fort Langley that will give them a chance to have some fun while learning about the nation’s past.

The historic site will be open [Read more]

St. Catherine’s residents invited to actively ring in the New Year

December 28, 2016 by  

This New Year’s Eve, families in St. Catherine’s will have an opportunity to greet 2017 and engage in family physical activity at the same time.

Seymour Hannah Sports and Entertainment Complex will be hosting a free family skate, complete with music played by a DJ, crafts, coloring, and other activities for the kids, party favours and even a mock countdown, where the partygoers will be making a special toast at 1:00 pm.

For those who prefer to spend time in the water, the St. Catharine’s Kiwanis Aquatics Centre will be holding a family swim. As with the skating, there will be music supplied by a DJ who will be taking requests. The kids can enjoy activities at the coloring table, which will be set up in the facility’s lobby, and there will also be party favours for all of the guests. There will be no admission fee charged to enter. A print company can be called upon to produce banners, decorations, favours and more for events such as these.

Both of the special New Year’s Eve events will take place on December 31, with the skating stating at 11:00 am and running until 1:00 pm, and the swimming beginning at 12:00 pm and lasting until 2:00 pm. The regular supervision and admission requirements will apply, and further details can be found on the St. Catherine’s website.

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