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Saturday, August 24, 2019 to Monday, August 24, 2020

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Moon Bread Story Time

Aug 24, 2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you love the moon? Whitehorse writer Dianne Homan really loves it, especially now that she has figured out the pattern of how it changes shape. Come hear her story about the moon's pattern and the making of her book, Moon Bread! Saturday, August 24 | 11am - 11:30am Children's Area of the Library Best suited for kids ages 4 - 8 but all are welcome! The program will be followed by a craft and snack.

11th Annual Fall Harvest Fair

Aug 24, 2019 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Once again, YKDFN's Dechita Naowo and Ecology North have partnered to bring Dettah, Ndilo and Yellowknife communities together in celebration of local food and harvest. This year, the annual Fall Harvest Fair will return to the Ndilo Gymnasium! This will be an afternoon of family-friendly activities, harvest workshops, storytelling, and of course, the annual veggie show-off (bring your submissions by 3:00 PM). The day will come to an end with the community feast and local harvest potluck (bring something to share)! If you are interested in getting involved as a workshop facilitator or volunteer, do not hesitate to get in touch!

Travel Talk | Walk Your Own Camino

Aug 24, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Whitehorse writer, Dianne Homan, will share some of the thoughtful and quirky stories from her book as well as share information about the Camino de Santiago, the beautiful pilgrimage route across Spain. She'll be walking her sixth Camino this fall! Come and get inspired to walk your own camino. Saturday, August 24 2pm - 4pm Library Meeting Room

Bag Lunch Book Club | Moccasin Square Gardens

Aug 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Join us in the library meeting room at the end of every month for the Bag Lunch Book Club! Bring your lunch and discuss a great title from our book club collection. The book for August is Moccasin Square Gardens by Richard Van Camp. Multiple copies are available for check out. Last Tuesday of Every Month Library Meeting Room Noon - 1pm


Aug 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
At the end of a glorious northern summer come out to see a presentation on an Antarctic summer! 24 hour daylight meets cross country skis and endless ice. You'll get to see the 7th continent through a northern pilot's eyes and get an insight into camp life on the other end of our planet. Come ask any questions you have about the Antarctic and hear the story of one lucky Yellowknifer who got to see one of the most remote parts on earth. Tom McLennan is a pilot and photographer with a love of travel. He has lived in Yellowknife for almost four years and flown all over the north, and now the far south. Originally an Ontarian Tom loves the outdoors, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and an evening beer on the porch. Keep an eye out for him commuting via kayak on houseboat bay. Wednesday, August 28 | Noon - 1pm Library Meeting Room

Yellowknife Youth Choir Auditions

Aug 29, 2019 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Singers entering grade 6 and up are invited to audition for the Yellowknife Youth Choir. Bring a song to sing or perform your best rendition of "O Canada" for the conductor, Susan Shantora. For more information about the choir visit our website and hear us sing! Rehearsals are Sunday evenings at Sir John Franklin High School and start on September 8.

Community Coffee Break

Aug 30, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Join us at the library the last Friday of the month for a community coffee break. Stop by to enjoy a cup of coffee, visit with other library patrons, pick up some books, register for programs, and meet the staff! Last Friday of the month 3pm - 4pm May - August

The Great Frame Lake Artist Treasure Trail

Aug 31, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Calling all treasure seekers—there's many gems to be found along Frame Lake trail Before winter sets upon us, Northern Arts and Cultural Centre is presenting a new music and arts festival to give summer a proper send off. Featuring some of Yellowknife's finest artists, the trail will become a treasure seeker's dream. Find them all, and you just might win real treasure. There are two entrances—oneat the trail entrance near the hospital and one behind the Legislative Assembly. Artists will be stationed along the trail. Get a passport at the entrance and ask a friendly volunteer to mark your passport at each station. Find every artist and submit your completed passport for a chance to win season passes for NACC’s 2019-2020 season. Featured ArtistsJohnny Cole Wesley Hardisty Terry Pamplin and Jennifer Walden Natasha Duchene Maggie Mercredi Miranda Currie Admission is by donation, with a $10 suggested donation to fundraise for NACC's prog*******. Those unable to donate are still welcome to attend.

Old Town Sailor's Pond Regatta

Aug 31, 2019 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Encouraging all Yellowknifers, of all ages to build their own boat to compete on Yellowknife Bay. It's intent is creativity and inclusion with families and friends working together. Anything goes...the ONLY RULE is no electronic guidance. Registration $5/boat opens Saturday August 31 at 5pm until 6:45...with festivities : Music with Joe Snow & Snowproblem and Food by Fish on the Bay. Races start at 7pm. 1) Kids race 2) Classic Sailboat race. 3) ALL ages, ALL boats race! *$15 to rent a beauty boat made by Snowking himself*

Lord of the Rings Escape Room

Sep 04, 2019 12:00 PM - Sep 09, 2019 07:00 PM
Lord of the Rings Escape Room Bilbo Baggins has hidden the Ring and fled the Shire! Find the ring and get it to Gandalf before the Black Riders arrive! Sessions available Sept 4 - 9 Room takes approx. 1 hour Teams of up to 5 permitted Room best suited for hobbits ages 14 - 130 Call, email, or visit the library to book your session!

DJ Glow Party

Sep 06, 2019 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
The City of Yellowknife invites families to a fun filled DJ Glow Party on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Somba K’e Civic Plaza. Special guest DJ Kilo November will be spinning the tunes with funky lights and glow in the dark beach balls, light up rocket balls, and more! Residents are invited to bring their own fun light-up toys to add to the glow. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be in the Multiplex Gym.

Free Korean Food Workshop - Learn to make kimchi

Sep 07, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Learn to make kimchi: a traditional fermented Korean side dish. RSVP at Organized by the Korean Cultural Centre (under the Embassy of the Republic of Korea) and the NWT Taekwondo Association.

Free Taekwondo Workshop

Sep 08, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come try the martial art of taekwondo with a Canadian national team coach. Free and open to the public. Saturday, Sept. 7 — 10 a.m. - noon — ages 6-12Sunday, Sept. 8 — 10 a.m. - noon — ages 13+RSVP at Organized by the Korean Cultural Centre (under the Embassy of the Republic of Korea) and the NWT Taekwondo Association.

Free Korean Film Screening - Little Forest (2018)

Sep 08, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
After failing her college exams Hye-won abandons her school and job in Seoul to return to the small village where she was raised. An award-winning box office success in Korea. English subtitles. Rated PG (PG-13 US). RSVP at Organized by the Korean Cultural Centre (under the Embassy of the Republic of Korea) and the NWT Taekwondo Association.

Tuesday Toddler Time 18-36 months (Drop in: No registration required)

Sep 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM And More Days
Let your toddler explore the world through stories, rhymes, finger plays and songs that reinforce language development and learning. This lively and interactive program offers special one-on-one time for children and their caregivers. Admission is free. The programming will be followed by a half hour of socialization time.