Events

July

Jul 01 Canada Day Parade !

The Rotary Club of Yellowknife Canada Day Parade ! 

Come Celebrate Canada's 148th birthday

The 50th Anniversary of Canadian Flag.

Join in the fun and enter the float competition or the kid's decorated bike contest.

July 1st Wednesday at 11:00 am starting at the YK Community Arena , Franklin Avenue.

for more information contact Ted Mcleod at 765-0585 or vivst www.yellowkniferotary.ca 

Start Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
End Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Contact:
Ted McLeod
Contact Phone:
765-0585

Jul 01 CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Join us to celebrate Canada's 148 birthday!  Bring your blankets and claim a spot on the lawn or pick a spot on the amphitheatre.  Enjoy some food from the Farmers Market or bring your own.  There will be a variety of entertainment in the amphitheatre, including a Citizenship Ceremony, roving musicians and entertainers on the lawn and other activities to keep you engaged all afternoon! 

Canada Day Celebrations are funded by Celebrate Canada at Canadian Heritage.  Les Célébrations Canada Day sont financées dans le cadre du programme Celebrate Canada de Patrimoine Canadien.

Start Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
End Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Time:
12 - 3:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Somba K'e Civic Plaza
Contact:
Ted McLeod - Rotary Club
Contact Phone:
867 446-2793
E-mail Address:

Jul 06 Stand

Old Town Paddle and Co. Presents a surf and SUP film about a threatened coast STAND.  Film screening and presentation with Norm Hann.  Monday, July 6, doors open at 7pm at the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre. Admission by donation to the Standup4GreatBear Society. Refreshments and door prizes.

Start Date:
Monday, July 6, 2015
End Date:
Monday, July 6, 2015
Time:
7pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern Frontier Visitors Centre

Jul 08 Twin Otter 50th Anniversary Celebration Tour

For 50 years, the Twin Otter aircraft has been a lifeline of support in the north. Come out to the Yellowknife Airport to celebrate the plane’s 50th anniversary. Tour the new Viking Air Ltd Series 400 Twin Otter aircraft and sign a wing rib that will go into the 100th Series 400 to be built.

Start Date:
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
End Date:
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Time:
1:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Yellowknife Airport Terminal
Contact:
Viking Air Ltd
Contact Phone:
250-656-7227

Jul 10 Midnight Sun Float Plane Fly-In

The Midnight Sun Fly In is a bi-annual event hosted by the Midnight Sun Fly In Association on the shores of Great Slave Lake at the city of Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories .  Established in 1936, Yellowknife is a community of 19,000, boasting a wide range of amenities and activities. Interests in the area for aviation enthusiasts, especially those traveling by float plane, include spectacular lakes, hiking, fishing and sightseeing. By summer solstice, Yellowknife receives about 20 hours of daylight with no real darkness, making your visit truly unique.

 Activities planned for the 2015 Fly In will be held at the historic Wardair Dock and will include lake-side dining, live entertainment, a fly-out picnic and great conversation. Your host society will ensure that parking and fuel are readily available and a full schedule has been established to allow you and your passengers to relax and enjoy your visit.

Start Date:
Friday, July 10, 2015
End Date:
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time:
See event website for a complete itinerary
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Various locations, see event website for details
Contact:
Yvonne Quick
Contact Phone:
867-873-4036

Jul 13 The Draw of the Great Outdoors - Summer Art Camp

Ages 6-12

Cost: $27

Limit: 10 kids

 

Drawing Inspiration from Canadian artists such as Tom Thompson and the ‘Famous Group of Seven’ we will venture into the wilds around Yellowknife to capture the sub arctic terrain with our drawing tools and paint.

 

A typical day will include:  a morning excursion, picnic lunch, free play, and an afternoon in-studio art lesson

 

Day camp runs from Monday to Friday. Camp begins at 9:00am (drop off is between 8:30 -9:00am) and runs until 4:00pm (pick up is between 4:00-4:30pm)

 

Requirements:

Good walking shoes, small backpack, a snack, a picnic lunch, a water bottle, and appropriate painting/hiking clothes

 

Provided: All art materials, including portable easel and sketchpad and 1 healthy snack

Start Date:
Monday, July 13, 2015
End Date:
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time:
9 am - 4:30 pm
Community:
Where:
5507 47th Street( off of school draw)
Contact:
Tracey Breitbach
E-mail Address:

Jul 13 Paint Your Perfect Summer! Summer Art Camp

The Draw of the Great Outdoors  July 13-17, 2015

 

Ages 5-10

Cost: $275

Limit: 10 kids

 

Drawing Inspiration from Canadian artists such as Tom Thompson and the Famous Group of Seven we will venture into the wilds around Yellowknife to capture the sub arctic terrain with our drawing tools and paint.

 

A typical day will include:  a morning excursion, picnic lunch, free play, and an afternoon in-studio art lesson

 

Day camp runs from Monday to Friday. Camp begins at 9:00am (drop off is between 8:30 -9:00am) and runs until 4:00pm (pick up is between 4:00-4:30pm)

 

Requirements:

Good walking shoes, small backpack, a snack, a picnic lunch, a water bottle, and appropriate painting/hiking clothes

 

Provided: All art materials, including portable easel and sketchpad and 1 healthy snack

 

Camp base: 5507 47th Street( off of school draw)

Start Date:
Monday, July 13, 2015
End Date:
Friday, July 17, 2015
Community:
Where:
Private Residence

Jul 16 Yellowknife Hash House Harriers Old Town Hash

WHO: Old Towners, House Boaters, Shack Dwellers, Ragged Asses & Wild Cats...
WHAT: YKH3 #020 - the BLOKE on the ROCKS hash!
WHEN: Sat July 16th @ _____ ? (time TBA)
WHERE: Meeting location TBA (probably Tin Can Hill/Con Mine area)
WHY: What better way to ease into your Folk On The Rocks weekend?
HOW: Show up, wear old sneakers, bring some friends and some bug spray. And be careful, damn it!
COST: $7 hash cash (covers 2x cans of beer on trail)

HARE: Prize Prick
NOTES: Let's take advantage of the long daylight hours and try an evening hash. LIVE HARE TRAIL, try n' catch me if you can, you wankers! Expect a gritty, down n' dirty trail run... rocks, mud, hills and bugs. Fun guaranteed. Also, it's the last YK hash for our very own "Smoked on the Water", so let's give the man a proper send-off.

QUESTIONS: drop a line... [ yellowknife.h3@gmail.com ]

On-on!

Start Date:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
End Date:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time:
TBA
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Old Town
E-mail Address:

Jul 20 En Plein Air Summer Art Camp

Ages 6-12

Cost: $275

Limit: 10 Kids

 

Drawing our inspirations from French Impressionist artists such as Monet, Degas and Renoir we will venture into the gardens and character zones of Yellowknife  to capture a sensory impression of a place or a moment with an extra emphasis on color and light!

 

A typical day will include: a morning excursion, picnic lunch, free play and an afternoon in studio art lesson

 

Day camp runs from Monday to Friday. Camp begins at 9:00am (drop off is between 8:30 -9:00am) and runs until 4:00pm (pick up is between 4:00-4:30pm)

 

Requirements:

Good walking shoes, small backpack, a snack, a picnic lunch, a water bottle, and appropriate painting/hiking clothes

 

Provided: All art materials, including portable easel and sketchpad and 1 healthy snack

Start Date:
Monday, July 20, 2015
End Date:
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time:
9 am - 4 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
5507 47th Street( off of school draw)
Contact:
Tracey Breitbach
E-mail Address: