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November 17, 2017 | Friday
Parent/Tot Kindergym (0-5yrs)
Victoria West Community Centre | 521 Craigflower Road Victoria
$2
A time for preschoolers and caregivers to play and learn together in a fun, positive environment. Caregiver participation is required. Come bounce on the Bouncy Castle, and Sing with Johanne at Circle Time! Mon & Fri Sep 11-Dec 15 ....

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Lego Stories
Sidney/North Saanich Branch Library | Sidney
Free
Listen to stories while you use the library's Lego to create masterpieces to display in the library windows. Ages 5 years and up. Drop in event..

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Early Years Healty Start Fair
Fairview Community School | 205 Howard Ave Nanaimo
Free
Family resources, Triple P Positive Parenting Program, snacks, games, vision screening, activities, stories, Public Health Nursing, door prizes and more..

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Sensory Storytime: Deep Blue Sea
Nellie McClung Branch Library | Victoria
Free
Features sensory-rich stories, movement and songs appropriate for preschoolers with autism or sensory processing issues and preschoolers who thrive on routine. Parent and caregiver participation required. For ages 3-5. Register online..

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The Village Bash
Royal Bay Secondary School | 3500 Ryder Hesjedal Way, Victoria, BC V9C 0J6 Colwood
An exciting evening of food, drinks, great talks, talented youth performers, and excellent conversations! https://learning.rethinkthinking.ca/village-bash-2017.

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November 18, 2017 | Saturday
Home Alone Program Preparing Youth
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
1 class for $33.00
The before and after school times or occasional outings for parents are easily dealt with when your child is H.A.P.P.Y a Home Alone Program Prepared Youth! Program focuses on home and personal safety and emergency procedures. Booklet and....

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Kindergym
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
Drop - In for $3.00
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3....

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Little Elves Shoppe at the Christmas Bazaar at St. Luke Cedar Hill
St. Luke's Hall | Cedar Hill Cross Road at Cedar Hill Road, Victoria
Free Admission - Little Elves Shoppe $1 per item
The Little Elves Shoppe is an opportunity for children to shop for members of their families. They can shop, wrap and tag their gifts, all in one stop for just $1 per item. St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar also includes Handicrafts & Needlework,....

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PJ party
GR Pearkes Recreation Centre | 3100 Tillicum Road
$20 per child; siblings $10 each
Let our experienced leaders entertain the kids while you have a night out! Toys, games, crafts, snacks, movies and more!.

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Starlight Skate
Nanaimo Ice Centre | Nanaimo
Regular Admission
An opportunity to come out and enjoy soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. A great time for couples and families before dinner or that "night out" with friends..

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Star Wars Dive-in Movie/Games
Nanaimo Aquatic Centre | Nanaimo
Regular Admission
Feel the force while you watch one of the Star Wars movies in the warm waters of the pool..

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Wonderful Woodpeckers
Francis/King Regional Park | Victoria
Free
What makes woodpeckers so good at what they do? Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist and learn how to identify different woodpeckers by sight, sound, and habits. Meet at the Francis/King Nature Centre off Munn Rd. 5+ years..

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Coastal Community Credit Union Sponsored Skate
Oceanside Place Arena | Parksville
Free
Join your friends for an everyone welcome skate. Free admission and skate rentals..

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Red Cross Child Care Emergency Fist Aid
Qualicum Commons | Parksville
$86
Be prepared to get trained in first aid skills. This course is approved by the Provincial Community Care Licensing Branch and is recommended for parents and caregivers of children. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety....

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Caleb Kroffat Memorial CPR & AED Training Event
Duncan Island Savings Centre, Genoa Room | Duncan
Free
Participate at five stations featuring hands-on practice for recognizing a cardiac emergency, calling 911, performing CPR, and using an AED. This free training is offered through a partnership between the Heart & Stroke, Island Savings Centre, St.....

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November 19, 2017 | Sunday
Highlands Winter Craft Fair
Caleb Pike Heritage Park | 1589 Millstream Road District of Highlands
free admission
Highlands Winter Craft Fair will be held November 19th 10:00am to 4:pm in two sites: Caleb Pike Heritage Park 1589 Millstream Rd and Highlands Community Hall 729 Finlayson Arm Rd Free admission Handcrafted gifts pottery, homemade edibles and more.

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Wiggling Worms
Bowen Park (Lower Picnic Shelter) | Nanaimo
$8/person
Are worms really slimy? Have you wondered what they eat or which end is their head? Why do they come out in the rain? Learn through games, crafts and stories. Parent participation required..

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Durrance Lake Loop
Mount Work Regional Park | Victoria
Free
Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for a hike around this picturesque lake to explore its many inhabitants. Wear sturdy, waterproof footwear. Meet in the Durrance Lake parking lot off Durrance Close, off Willis Point Rd. 8+ years..

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The Sweeper - A Buddhist Tale with author Rebecca Hazell
Banyen Books & Sound | 3608 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6R 1P1 Vancouver
Free and open to the public.
Join award-winning children's author and Buddhist teacher Rebecca Hazell for a children's storytime (for kids 5-10 and adults alike) launch of her new Shambhala Publications book The Sweeper: A Buddhist Tale. Inspired by Buddhist tradition, this original story tells how Padme, a young servant girl, meets the Buddha as she is sweeping her master’s house. When she laments that she is so busy that she would never have time to meditate, the Buddha gives her the instruction to “sweep and clean.” This simple mindfulness practice transforms Padme’s life, and when she encounters the Buddha many years later, he teaches her how to send compassion out to others. This beautifully illustrated picture book is a wonderful way to introduce children to the power of mindfulness meditation practice..

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November 20, 2017 | Monday
Parent/Tot Kindergym (0-5yrs)
Victoria West Community Centre | 521 Craigflower Road Victoria
$2
A time for preschoolers and caregivers to play and learn together in a fun, positive environment. Caregiver participation is required. Come bounce on the Bouncy Castle, and Sing with Johanne at Circle Time! Mon & Fri Sep 11-Dec 15 ....

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