Events

September

Sep 02 COMMUNITY SHOWCASE NIGHT

Come out to sign‐up for programs or to volunteer this fall!  Discover some of the fantastic services available to Yellowknifers!  Find some great recreational opportunities to keep you active and involved.  Over 60 organizations will be present so you have endless possibilities to connect with your community!

Start Date:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
End Date:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Time:
6 - 8 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Multiplex - DND Gym
Contact:
Special Events Coordinator– City of Yellowknife
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Sep 04 Curbside Giveaway Weekend

Say goodbye to some clean, gently-used but unwanted items or take home some new goods!

LOOKING TO GET RID OF ITEMS?  Place them on the curb in front of your property with a FREE sign or sticker on the evening of Friday, September 4, 2015.  All items should be in good condition and working order (or labelled as not working).  Make sure that any items that you wish to keep are safely tucked away or stored.

 LOOKING FOR SOME NEW TREASURES?  Head out Saturday, September 5 through to Monday, September 7 to see what treasures await on curbsides across the city.  Please be respectful of other's property when you stop in for a visit.  Only take items that are clearly marked as FREE and are placed on the edge of the property.

 Curbside Giveaway Weekend ends at dusk on Monday, September 7, 2015.  All items must be removed from the curb by owners. The City of Yellowknife is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Start Date:
Friday, September 4, 2015
End Date:
Monday, September 7, 2015
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
City-wide
Contact:
Special Events Coordinator– City of Yellowknife
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Sep 12 KO K'E Storytelling Festival

Celebrating strong indigenous women

 

*Abbreviations in brackets after artist name denote performance locations:

YK = Yellowknife (NACC)

HR = Hay River (Riverview Cineplex)

IN = Inuvik (Midnight Sun Complex)

NW = Norman Wells (Dennis Drolet Memorial Community Hall)

SI = Fort Simpson (Bompas Elementary School)

SM = Fort Smith (Mission Historic Park)

 

Dëneze Nakehk’o (YK 3:30pm, HR 7pm, SI 7pm) is Denesuline and Dehcho Dene from Denendeh. He has over a decade’s worth of Northern media and broadcasting experience, a continuation of his family’s storytelling tradition. Nakehk’o is the Director of Radio for CKLB, part of the Native Communications Society of the Northwest Territories.

Jacq Brass (YK 3:30pm) includes themes of love, activism, change and identity throughout her poetry. Described as “blunt” and “unapologetic,” her work has been published in a number of Canadian poetry anthologies. She currently lives in Yellowknife, where she has been performing spoken word since 2011.

Lawrence Nayally (YK 3:30pm) was raised in Fort Wrigley by his grandparents, and grew up inspired by the wisdom of his elders. Nayally is Host of CKLB Radio’s Deh Cho on the Go, his stories are infused with his youthful exuberance and infectious personality.

Reneltta Arluk (YK 7:30, SM 7pm, NW 7pm, IN 7pm) is of Inuvialuit and Dene descent and is originally from Fort Smith, NWT. Raised by her grandparents on the trapline in a nomadic environment, Arluk holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Alberta and founded Akpik Theatre, a professional Indigenous Theatre company in the NWT.

Moe Clark (YK 7:30pm, HR 7pm, SI 7pm) is a multidisciplinary Métis artist, storyteller, spoken word artist, singer, educator, producer, public speaker, activist and self-described, “Mistress of the looping pedal.”

Quantum Tangle (YK 7:30pm, SM 7pm, NW 7pm, IN 7pm) fuses old-world sounds and new-world flair. Greyson Gritt and Tiffany Ayalik embrace their blended backgrounds, combining their talents of throat singing, haunting melodies and traditional legends. Gritt and Ayalik are excited to present a circumpolar mix of flavours from across Canada and Greenland.

Thelma Cheechoo (YK 7:30pm, HR 7pm, SI 7pm) is a storyteller from Moose Factory Island, Ontario, located on the southern tip of James Bay. Her family, who owned a hunting and fishing business on Kesagami Lake, lived off the land while keeping storytelling and music a vital and natural part of everyday life.

 

Yellowknife shows are approximately 90-mins in length, with a 15-min intermission.

Start Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
End Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time:
3:30 and 7:30 pm starting times
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern Arts And Cultural Centre
Contact Phone:
(867) 766-6101
E-mail Address:
Website:

Sep 12 FLESH & BONE: Photo exhibit by Angela Gzowski

Born and raised in Yellowknife, this is Angela’s first-ever hometown show. In it, she shares a selection of images from across the North, as well as a hauntingly beautiful series which blends the female form and found animal bones. More than just an art show, this event is an all-night party!

 

To see Angela’s work: www.angelagzowski.com

 

To register for the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/angelagzowskiphotography

 

Licensed Event 19+ only, please

Start Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
End Date:
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time:
7 pm - 2 am
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Champagne Room (Above the 50/50 mini-mall)

Sep 13 8th Annual World Religions Conference

Forgiveness, Punishment and Justice

8th Annual World Religions Conference, Yellowknife

Moderated by His Worship Mark Heyck, Mayor of Yellowknife

This year scholars from Buddhism, Hinduism, Native Spirituality, Christianity and Islam will present their perspective on Forgiveness Punishment and Justice"focusing on following questions;

What is the importance of Justice in establishing peace in society?
Is it always necessary to recompense an injury with a punishment?
Can forgiveness bring reformation?
Can Justice and Forgiveness coexist?
What do the scriptures say about dealing with offense in society?
What is more helpful to establish peace in society “Punishment” or “Forgiveness” and how.
What is the concept of “Forgiveness” in relation to God?
 

Program 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Doors open at 2:30 pm.

Start Date:
Sunday, September 13, 2015
End Date:
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time:
3 - 5 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Tree of peace friendship centre
Contact Phone:
1-866-208-2683
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Sep 19 INDOOR GARAGE SALE

The fall Indoor Garage Sale features 50 tables of used goods all in the same place!!  Come browse table after table and see what you can score for a cheap price!  Small change and shopping bags are recommended as you never know what you'll find to buy!  Please use care in the parking lot.

Start Date:
Saturday, September 19, 2015
End Date:
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time:
8 am - 11 am
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Multiplex gym
Contact:
Special Events Coordinator– City of Yellowknife
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Sep 27 Music at the Museum

Come celebrate Culture Days with us at our first performance of the new season of songs and instrumental classical music by COSY members.

Join us on the last sunday of every month, from 3 - 4 pm, for a free classical music concert! We perform at the museum cafe, and admission is free!

Start Date:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
End Date:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time:
3 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Museum Cafe (inside Prince of Wales Heritage Centre)
E-mail Address: