Grand Tea Master Sada shares his knowledge about the benefits of tea, including its environmental and social impacts. Tea tasting included.
$60, all supplies included, maximum 6 people
Learn to use porcupine quills, caribou hide & beads to string a simple 4 strand bracelet.
Northerner Kelvin Redvers explores hydraulic fracturing in north eastern British Columbia and the impact it is having on northern communities.
People of a Feather describes a unique cultural relationship between the Inuit of Sanikiluaq and the eider duck, which provides eider down, the warmest feather in the world. Both people and eiders face challenges resulting from massive hydroelectric dams powering eastern North America.
Please join the Breast Health/Breast Cancer Action Group and colleagues in an NWT-wide official launch of this inspiring and touching documentary on hope, survivorship and healing. Four NWT women share their stories with breast cancer and their experiences participating in the Action Group's psycho-social programs, Healing Through Art and the annual Survivor's Retreat. Coffee, tea/juice and dainties will be provided.
Come and generate some healing energy for yourself and for the planet! Christa Domcheck of Sundog Yoga will be teaching drop-in Hatha Yoga class in the collective soul space. All levels welcome, no previous Yoga experience required.
Green Drinks and Folk Fridays pair up for a special Earth Week edition! Listen to great music and check out the local Green Drinks group. Informal, unstructured and everyone is welcome.
The Aurora Fiddle Society is excited to present this multi-instrument musical workshop happening on May 4/5th. The Brian Pickell Band from Ontario is made up of world-class musicians, and they are bringing their skills and expertise to Yellowknife to offer fiddle, piano, guitar and tin whistle classes. Please see our Workshops page at www.aurorafiddle.com for more class descriptions and information.
Out with the old and in with the new - to you! Time to clean out your closet. Men's, women's and children's clothing are all welcome, provided they are clean and in good shape. Bring some or take some, whichever you prefer!
Get inspired by watching how worm composting is changing the world. 'Squirm: the story of cathy's crawly composters' See the trailer on Youtube.
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Composting Workshops! Answer your backyard compost conundrums, get dirty in the vermicomposting bins and check out the future of the YK centralized compost program! Bring a container for take-home worms.
$40, bring your own duffle, (tools only supplied), maximum 6 people
Learn how to make warm duffle socks - or liners for your winter mukluks or boots. Bring half a metre of duffle to class & learn how to make a custom-fitted pattern. Also, learn how to handstitch the duffle & do simple embroidery. (Duffle is available at Northern Transitions and Sunlines near the Salv. Army.)
North America's original paddling film festival, which has been held since 1991, will be screening at the Northern United Place on Saturday, May 4th at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased from Overlander Sports.
Pulled together by the magnetic, globe-trotting compositions of Brian Pickell and a love of traditional music, the group is stunningly musical and energizing. The band showcases the superlative fiddling talents of Shane Cook, multiple winner of the Canadian and Grand Masters Fiddle Contests as well as the American Grand National; renowned Ottawa multi-instrumentalist James Stephens on the fiddle, mandolin and viola; Pat O'Gorman, an admired mainstay of the Canadian music scene, on flute, whistles and pipes; Julie Schryer, widely considered to be one of the finest piano accompanists in Canada; and Brian Pickell, an accomplished composer, guitarist, banjo and mandolin player.
Admission by donation
"...Baroque-like beauty..." -Earle Hichner, The Irish Echo
"...incredibly good... really stirs my soul..." -Arnie Naiman, Maplepost
This Sunday, May 5th from 10 - 5 many of the Yellowknife Relay for Life teams are getting together to host the Carnival for a Cure in the DND Gym at the Multiplex!!
It's a great chance to get out and have some familty fun and support a great cause, The Canadaian Cancer Society!
We'll have games, food, and prizes for all participants!
Lace up for the 2013 MS Walk and help change lives for the better – beginning right where you live. Your participation will help fund innovative programs and services in your own community – and support groundbreaking research dedicated to finding a cure.
Register as an individual -- Enter a Team-- Come as a Family
There is a 1 km and a 5 km walk
Lunch and Entertainment
Register & Fundraise now to End MS
$60 all supplies included, maximum 8 people
Make a pair of baby booties using special creamy buckskin with the same qualities as home-tanned hide. Learn 2 different beading techniques to decorate them: couching (with 1 needle) & edgebeading.
The Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts are holding their annual craft sale on May 10, 2013 from 10 to 12am.
Yellowknife's annual spring tradeshow, brought to you by the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce and local business!
more information to follow
An annual childrens thrift sale.
What is A Taste of Northern Living?
It's ten chefs - some serving northern food like white fish tacos or bannock and some offering foods from around the world such as Vietnamese salad rolls or ???
- It's a wine bar decanting two popular vintages
- It's live music ranging from classical to jazz to world
- It's the fun of outbidding your friends, neighbours or even complete strangers on your favourite silent auction item
- It's the chance of winning a door prize.
What better way to spend an evening with your friends and help raise money for a worthy cause?
- Quyn Chi from A Taste of Saigon
- Debbie Doody from the Dancing Moose Cafe
- Diamante Restaurant
- Jeremy Flatt for Food First
- Mark Plouffe and his cooking class from Ecole St. Patrick High School
- Eileen Erasmus from K'alemi Dene School
- Sousanh Chal.....? from One of a Thai
- Prem Manickum from Prem's Exotic Cuisine
- Ronnie Beltran from Smokehouse Cafe
- Sarah Heaton from Sarah's Hot and Ready
more info to follow
Join Yellowknife area residents as they pick up the pace in the Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes to raise funds for diabetes research.
For more information, or to volunteer, contact:
Don Finnamore (867) 873-6897 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara Naugler (867) 766-2190 or email@example.com
To register online, visit www.jdrf.ca/walk
The annual Northword's Writers Festival celebrates Canada's rich and diverse literacy culture. Local and invited authors give readings and promote their works, including open mic events and workshops.
Held on the first weekend of June in Yellowknife. More information to follow as events are planned.