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Saturday, November 17, 2018 to Sunday, November 17, 2019

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Oct
09

Youth Write NWT

Oct 09, 2018 04:00 PM - Mar 12, 2019 06:00 PM
Youth Write NWTLove to write? Join us for free weekly teen writing workshops. Contact the library to register. Call 920 5642 or email library@yellowknife.ca Every second Tuesday from 4pm - 6pm* Library Meeting Room October 2018 - March 2019 Workshop 1 | Creativity (led by Natasha) Workshop 2 | "I am" (led by Natasha) Workshop 3 | Real Life Writing/ Reaching Creative Goals (led by Natasha) Workshop 4 | TBA (led by Mary Kelly) Workshop 5 | TBA (led by Mary Kelly) Workshop 6 | TBA (led by Mary Kelly) Presented in collaboration with NorthWords NWT. *the November session will be held on the 1st Tuesday (Nov 6)
Nov
14

2018 annual YKACL Online Art Auction!

Nov 14, 2018 12:00 PM - Dec 14, 2018 07:00 PM
MONA THRASHER, GRAEME SHAW AND LOUIE NIGIYOK are just a few of the renowned artists whose prints, photographs and original paintings go on the virtual auction block next week! The third annual YKACL Online Art Auction accepts bids on close to 50 pieces from 12 noon on Wednesday, Nov. 14, until 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. This diverse collection of artwork from across the North and around the world, donated to the Association for this annual fundraiser, also features a dynamic selection of Cape Dorset prints, vintage NWT posters, and images from Israel, Egypt and throughout southern Canada. View the auction items on display at Centre Square Mall from Nov. 21 - Dec. 7 (near the library elevator). Funds raised will support our many programs, including the YKACL Youth Groups, Youth Employment Services, and Supported Living Services. "This is a great selection of fine art and Northern memorabilia. It made me really nostalgic looking through this collection of art works, many by artists who are no longer with us. The auction is a great opportunity to find a Northern treasure and support an amazing organization that contributes so much to our community," said Lisa Seagrave, owner of The Gallery of the Midnight Sun. The Yellowknife Association for Community Living provides lifelong support for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Nov
17

Christmas Bazaar

Nov 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Christmas Bazaar at Northern United Place, hosted by Yellowknife United Church Almost 30 vendors in one location and a great place to do some holiday shopping and support local artists. Hope to see you there!
Nov
17

Northwestel Gift of Giving Gala in support of the Stanton Foundation

Nov 17, 2018 06:30 PM - Nov 18, 2018 01:00 AM
The Stanton Foundation would like to invite you to our 17th Annual Gala, Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Explorer Hotel. We have an exceptional evening planned and hope you can join us! It’s Prom Night! Remember the expectations; dressing up for that special night, celebrating school years behind you, with the best friends you could ever imagine, on the cusp of a whole life waiting to be lived out loud? Our theme this year – Prom Night– is a great opportunity to celebrate the life you live and the strength of this Northern community you choose every day to make your home. Since 1997, the Stanton Foundation has been dedicated to strengthening the Stanton Territorial Hospital’s ability to provide high-quality healthcare by raising funds for patient care, equipment and major capital needs. We strive to make a difference in healthcare right here for the North with your dedication and contributions.
Nov
17

SCHUBERTIADE

Nov 17, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
A concert of Schubert’s most popular songs will take place at the Museum Café on 16th and 17th November at 7pm, featuring your favourite COSY singers in collaboration with renowned Canadian pianist, Cheryl Emery Karapita. Tickets available from Roy’s. Adults: $20; Students/Seniors $15 Why not dine at the museum café before the show? The new Museum Café host, Flavour Trader Chef Etienne, is preparing a special concert menu. Refreshments, including wine, will be available for purchase from 6 - 7pm and also at intermission. https://cosyyellowknife.com
Nov
17

Joanne Shenandoah and Thelma Cheechoo

Nov 17, 2018 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Joanne Shenandoah, Ph.D., is one of “America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed Native American musicians of her time”, Associated Press. She is a Grammy Award winner with 3 Nominations, over 40 music awards including 14 Native American Music Awards – Hall of Fame Inductee with music ranging from solo to full symphony and 22 recordings. Tickets available at www.naccnt.ca and by calling the box office at 867 766 6101. She is a humanitarian, working as a peace advocate, earth justice and has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world, from North and South America, South Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia. She has received multiple awards and praise for her work to promote universal peace and understanding. She is a direct descendant of the famed “Chief Shenandoah” who is noted to have been given a “Peace Medal” by George Washington and established Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (The Oneida Academy). Shenandoah is a founding board member of the Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge, a non-profit higher learning educational facility that is based on Iroquois principles. Also in 2014 she served as Co-Chair for the Attorney General’s National Task Force of Children Exposed to Violence for the Department of Justice. Shenandoah has performed for noted leaders suc* ** *** *oliness the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, Huston Smith, Mikhail Gorbachev, and is celebrated with the honor of East - West Interfaith Ministry. Shenandoah has performed at prestigious events such as St. Peter’s Basilica, The White House of the US, Carnegie Hall, 5 Presidential Inaugurations, The Vatican - St. Peter's Basilica for the canonization of the first Native American St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Madison Square Garden, Bethlehem Fine Arts Center, Palestine, Crystal Bridges Museum, Smithsonian museums, The Ordway Theater, Hummingbird Centre, Toronto Skydome, The Parliament of the Worlds Religions, (Africa, Spain and Australia) and Woodstock ‘94. Reviews “Joanne Shenandoah is one of the finest attributes to Native American Music and Culture.” - Neil Young "She weaves you into a trance with her beautiful Iroquois chants and wraps her voice around you like a warm blanket on a cool winter's night," - Robbie Robertson “Tonight I have heard an angel!” - Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements Thelma Cheechoo Indie-folk singer/songwriter Thelma Cheechoo has been taking her sweet, soulful voice to the stages big and small, and sharing a brand of music that spans, world folk, roots, and country-rock. She has opened shows for Blue Rodeo, Buffy Saint-Marie, Susan Aglukark, Jimmy Rankin, and will join Joanne Shenandoah in Yellowknife. Thelma’s album “STAY” charted at #4 on college radio, #30 on the iTunes Charts and #9 on the Indigenous Music Charts. Thelma’s album “STAY” was nominated for “BEST COUNTRY ALBUM” at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards. Pre-show performance by Patrick Jacobson. Tickets Adult $40 Senior/Youth $25
Nov
21

Tłı̨chǫ Caribou Skin Lodge/ Tłı̨chǫ Ewò Kǫ̀nı̨hmbàa Public Viewing and Interpretation

Nov 21, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM And More Days
In 1893, American adventurer Frank Russell bought a caribou skin lodge from Tłı̨chǫ trading chief, K’aàwidaà (also known as Bear Lake Chief). 100 years later, the lodge came back to the NWT. From November 20-22, in commemoration of 20th anniversary of its return, K’aàwidaà’s tipi will again be on temporary display at the PWNHC. Public Viewing and Interpretation: November 20th, 21st, 22nd, 3 to 5pm
Nov
21

YKACL Family Networking Group Social!

Nov 21, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Join us for the third YKACL Family Networking Group Social! (7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21) Come meet with other family members of people with disabilities for another casual get-together at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Join us for our Family Networking Group November social at the Abe Miller building at 4912 53rd Street. Our hosts, Karen and Carla, share the parent experience. “The Family Networking Group is a comfortable, safe and confidential space to meet for family members supporting relatives with disabilities. It’s an opportunity for families to share information, experiences and conversation,” said group co-host Carla Maxwell. “We enjoy meeting with other families and sharing stories and support. Each family’s journey is unique and special, different but similar.” Childcare and respite support will be available at the meeting location. If you intend to bring your family member, please contact us at 920-2644 by Monday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. so we can ensure we have enough staff. Hope to see you there!
Nov
22

Tłı̨chǫ Caribou Skin Lodge/ Tłı̨chǫ Ewò Kǫ̀nı̨hmbàa Public Viewing and Interpretation

Nov 22, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
In 1893, American adventurer Frank Russell bought a caribou skin lodge from Tłı̨chǫ trading chief, K’aàwidaà (also known as Bear Lake Chief). 100 years later, the lodge came back to the NWT. From November 20-22, in commemoration of 20th anniversary of its return, K’aàwidaà’s tipi will again be on temporary display at the PWNHC. Public Viewing and Interpretation: November 20th, 21st, 22nd, 3 to 5pm
Nov
22

Bear Lake Chief’s Caribou Skin Conical Lodge: An Object Biography

Nov 22, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
In 1893, American adventurer Frank Russell purchased a caribou skin conical lodge from the Tłı̨chǫ trading chief, K’aàwıdaà (“hıghest trader”) who was known as Bear Lake Chıef by the Hudson’s Bay Company and other traders. With the assistance of anthropologist June Helm (1924-2004), the lodge was repatriated to the NWT in 1997. In 1998, in partnership with the Tłı̨chǫ, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) hosted an exhibit featuring the lodge. On Thursday, November 22nd a public presentation by former Territorial Archaeologist, Tom Andrews, will examine the lodge’s history, the people involved in its construction, use, and disposition, focusing on how its repatriation led to important cultural revitalization project, part of an ongoing cultural collaboration between the Tłı̨chǫ and the PWNHC. w/ Territorial Archaeologist Emeritus Dr. Tom Andrews
Nov
23

YK Quilters & YK Guild of Arts and Crafts Annual Christmas Sale

Nov 23, 2018 07:00 PM - Nov 24, 2018 02:00 PM
Preview - Friday, November 23 from 7 - 9 pm Sale - Saturday, November 24 from 10 am - 2 pm Yellowknife Quilters & Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts Annual Christmas Sale @ St. Pat's Rock Area and Mezzanine
Nov
23

Classical Music Concert

Nov 23, 2018 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM And More Days
Join Table for Five, Ursa Miners Choir and visiting oboist, Beth Levia as we delve into the music of the Baroque era. Come and experience the music of Bach, Handel and Monteverdi: live and in Concert! Performances are 7:30 PM, November 23 & 24 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, located at 4909 52nd St. Tickets are $20.00, available in advance at Roy's AVU (lower level of the YK Centre) or at the door on concert nights.
Nov
24

Build your Own Piñata Workshop in French - Adults and children (3yo and +)

Nov 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Build your Own Piñata Workshop in French - Adults and children (3yo and+) A family fun activity! In this workshop, offered in French, you will learn how to make your own piñata while practicing your French and learning a few Spanish words. Whether you are alone or with your family, you will discover a Mexican Holiday tradition and build a piñata according to your inspiration. Workshop Goals – Discover holidays Mexican traditions – Make your own piñata Cost : 35 $ /25$ for students presently enrolled in a course, free for children (up to 13yo) Date : November 23 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm and November 24 from 10am to 12pm To sign up, visit our website!
Nov
24

YKACL Youth Groups to attend the Santa Claus Parade!

Nov 24, 2018 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
5:30pm – 7:30pm Saturday, Nov. 24: Santa Claus Parade! Join members of the YKACL Youth Groups as they attend the Santa Claus Parade! RSVP to Michael at 920-2644 The YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group is an inclusive youth group that meets twice per month to have fun and socialize. Designed for youth aged 13-18 with or without a disability. The YKACL Young Adults Group is an inclusive youth group that meets twice per month to have fun and socialize. Designed for youth aged 19-27 with or without a disability. Please RSVP to Michael at 920-2644
Nov
24

Santa Claus Parade

Nov 24, 2018 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Kick off the holiday season with the Santa Claus Parade! The City of Yellowknife invites you to come downtown at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 for this annual event. The parade starts at City Hall, proceeds along Franklin Avenue and down 49th street. This years theme is "Christmas Treats". Come see how local schools, businesses and organizations have decorated their floats for your enjoyment. Residents are also invited to explore the Holiday Market inside Centre Square Mall form 5:00-7:30 p.m. To register a float, please fill out the application form here. All schools, businesses and organizations are encouraged to apply! To register as a vendor in the Holiday Market inside Centre Square Mall, please fill out the application form here.