Events

There are many opportunities to engage with others in the community. Check out what’s coming up:

 


Introduction to Kootenay Adaptive Sports Association

Who says there's only one way to stay active? Join us on Monday, November 8th at 11AM PT to hear from the Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association (KASA). Not only does KASA encourage inclusive physical activity through their adaptive mountain biking program, they also advocate for more accessible biking trails. Stop by to learn more! Mike…

Free

The Edible Garden Project with Cindy Wei

From rooftops to school yards to front-yards, the Edible Garden Project (EGP) transforms North Shore environments into thriving community gardens. Join us on Friday, November 12th at 2PM PT to learn how the EGP grows thousands of pounds of produce every season to support local programming and strengthen the North Shore's local food systems. Cindy…

Free

Volunteering with the Bat Education and Ecological Program (B.E.E.P.S.)

Curious about bats? 🦇 Get involved with this unique volunteer opportunity from the Bat Education and Ecological Program (B.E.E.P.S)! Join us on Monday, November 15th at 11AM as B.E.E.P.S shares their preservation and education efforts of bat species in Peachland, BC. The Bat Education and Ecological Protection Society, or B.E.E.P.S, was founded in 2015, two…

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Custom Assistive Devices with Tetra Society

Want to go curling? Need an easier way to walk your dog? Having trouble using your laptop or drinking that morning cup of coffee? Our affiliated society, the Tetra Society of North America makes customized devices to meet your specific needs! Join us on Friday, November 19th at 2PM PT to find out more about…

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Family Support Institute of BC 

A disability doesn't just change the life of the person with it, but also the lives of those around them. The Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) wants to see all individuals and families supported, valued and connected in their communities. Join us on Monday, November 22nd at 11AM PT to learn more about FSI…

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Introduction to Whistler Adapted Sports Program

Get ready to go down the snowy slopes of Whistler this winter! Join us on Friday, November 26th at 11AM PT to learn more about the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program and how they provide the environment, support and opportunity to become physically active and focus on abilities rather than disabilities. Whistler Adaptive is committed to…

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Easter Seals Volunteer Opportunities with Dale Kilgore

Having a disability does not define your self-worth. Join us on Monday, November 29th at 3-4PM PT to learn more about Easter Seals BC/Yukon and the programs and services they provide to persons with diverse abilities that help build their self-esteem, self-confidence and sense of independence. Easter Seals BC/Yukon is a service of the BC…

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Healthy Cooking with True Nosh

Who said healthy food couldn't taste good? Join us on Monday, December 6th at 3PM as RenĂ©e Chan from True Nosh comes back to teach us how to produce delicious gourmet food without compromising taste. Get ready to add a new recipe to your weekly menu! RenĂ©e is the founder of True Nosh and a…

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ConnecTogether’s Holiday Get Together!

Space is limited! Register for your FREE ticket before they're gone. It’s the holiday season, and we want to celebrate with you! Join us on Friday, December 10th from 1:30-3:30pm for a safe, online holiday gathering via ZOOM. There will be DIGA succulent ornament making, ConnecTra virtual escape rooms, a VAMS musical performance, holiday trivia…

Free

Introducing Music Therapy with Jennyfer Hatch

Sometimes music can help explain the feelings that words can't. Join us on Monday, December 13th at 3PM as Jennyfer Hatch previews the upcoming Music Therapy program with ConnecTra beginning in 2022. Stop by and learn more about how music therapy can help you, how the program will look, and how to sign up. Jennyfer…

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What’s Coming Up on ConnecTogether in 2022

It's a new year and the ConnecTra Society is back with more exciting programming! Join us on Monday, January 10th at 12PM PT as ConnecTra showcases the upcoming classes, presentations, and events for 2022. Learn which classes are returning, what new ones will start, and hear an update on future in-person events! ConnecTra is a…

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Perspectives Series: Invisible Disabilities

In Perspectives: Invisible Disabilities, we're bringing in individuals who live with non-visible disabilities to talk about their lived experiences and answer your questions on this topic. Join us on Monday, Jan. 17th at 12pm PT for this open and honest virtual discussion. No disability journey is the same, but we can always learn from other…

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