On May 22, 2019, the Class of 2033 had their kindergarten orientation. I drove past Signal Hill and saw the swell of improbably small and cute four and five year olds spilling out of the school, peeking in their welcome packets – 60 families on the cusp of a big transition. I distinctly remember sitting … Continue reading Don’t Die Curious
Are you interested in community, connection and conversation? Last year, the Vancouver Foundation launched a project called On the Table, inviting people to host small gatherings designed to anchor conversations. The 2019 offering will take place September 26 - October 3. If you're interested in being a catalyst for positive change, why not think about … Continue reading Want to host an On the Table community conversation?
The Pemberton and District Chamber of Commerce has been organizing a range of different networking events, from pop-ups at Stay Wild, to social media seminars, to meetings in different establishments through the community. The latest event will take place June 12, and is a chance to BBQ and warm up the Visitor Information Centre, as … Continue reading Open House, June 12, celebrates opening of the Visitor Centre for 2019
Would you like some useful ideas on how to help your child manage their big emotions? Signal Hill Elementary School's PAC is bringing the well-known Childrens’ Counsellor Suli Ackhurst to present an Emotion Coaching Workshop. She will be sharing a variety of skills and understandings to help parents support children through life's emotional ups and … Continue reading How to help your child manage their big emotions: Signal Hill PAC presents an emotion coaching workshop June 10 6:30- 8:30pm
Saturday, June 8 is the day for the Pemberton Breeding Bird Survey. In the morning all are invited to join the serious ornithologists to look at and identify the beautiful birds of our valley. It's part of the 2019 Bioblitz, in which humans head in out in force to unleash their wonder on the natural … Continue reading Pemberton’s Breeding Bird Survey takes place Saturday June 8. Meet at 7:30am
Kick off the weekend and gather under the great roof of the Downtown Barn this Friday, the first of market season. Everything that's awesome about Pemberton under one roof.
Thanks to my friend, writer Danielle Baker, for sharing this beautiful rendition of the Beatles' classic Blackbird, in Mi'kmaq, recorded by students at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, Cape Breton, to bring awareness to the fact that 2019 has been declared the International Year of Indigenous Languages by the United Nations. The aim of … Continue reading What happens if your favourite song is translated into a First language?