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Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Friday, April 27, 2018

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Yellowknife Music Festival, Piano, Band, Fiddle and Solo Instrumental Classes

Apr 20, 2017 02:45 PM - Apr 28, 2017 06:00 PM
The Yellowknife Music Festival is an adjudicated event for music students of all ages. Classes are open to the public to observe and are held in schools and churches around the city. Admission is by donation. See for more information.

Futurpreneur "Creating Your Business Plan" boot camp

Apr 26, 2017 09:00 AM - Apr 27, 2017 04:00 PM
Futurpreneur Canada has partnered with BDIC to bring you: CREATING YOUR BUSINESS PLAN BOOT CAMP Join Futurpreneur Canada's Business Development Manager, Mark Walker in a two day “role ** **** *leeves” Boot Camp on creating your business plan. Join like-minded entrepreneurs at the same start-up stage as you in an interactive workshop setting. This is a 2 day Boot Camp designed to help entrepreneurs create a killer business plan in record time. If you're aged 18 – 39, and are dead-serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here. We will cover important topics such as market research, marketing, operations and of course, the money. We will help you understand your cash flow. Expect networking, strategic planning time, and pointers on how to elevate your business right from the start. Also learn about funding opportunities and the chance to work with a mentor, at no cost, for 6 months. This session is for you if you: - Are 18 -39 years old - Have a strong business idea to flesh out OR have recently launched your business - Are looking for a strategy and roadmap on next steps for your business - Want an opportunity for one-on-one tailored business coaching as you launch How much is it? No charge.

YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group Movie Night!

Apr 27, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Join members of the YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group for Movie Night at Capitol Theatre! Meet at the Abe Miller Building at 6:30pm then walk a block to Capitol Theatre with your peers. Snacks served. Yay Fusion! is an inclusive teen group. We meet twice per month to have fun and socialize with peers. Designed for youth aged 13-18 with or without special needs.

YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group Movie Night

Apr 27, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Join members of the YKACL Yay Fusion! Teen Group for a movie night at Capitol Theatre. Meet at the Abe Miller Building at 6:30 pm and walk to the theatre with your peers. Snacks served. Free. Yay Fusion! is an inclusive teen group. We meet twice per month to have fun and socialize with peers. Designed for youth aged 13-18 with or without special needs.

NWT Commercial Fishery Public Meeting

Apr 27, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Join the Northwest Territories Fishermen’s Federation to discuss the commercial fishing industry and opportunities to get involved in a rewarding career as a commercial fisherman. Open to all interested persons.

Join the YKACL Young Adults Group for Coffee, Conversation and a Stroll to Old Town!

Apr 28, 2017 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Join members of the YKACL Young Adults Group for an evening of coffee, conversation and a stroll to Old Town. Free. Meet at the Abe Miller Building before heading to the cafe with your peers, followed by a walk to Old Town. The YKACL Young Adults Group is an inclusive social group. We meet twice per month to have fun and socialize with peers. Designed for youth aged 19-30 with or without special needs.

Gumboot Rally 2017

Apr 29, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Gumboot Rally 2017 10am-12:30pm Saturday, April 29 @ the Abe Miller Building (4912 53 St) The Gumboot Rally is a beloved and fabulous annual tradition organized to raise funds for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living, established in 1962. The two-and-a-half-hour event is attended by costumed teams of politicians, unions, business owners and their employees, professionals, government workers, sports teams, school staff, students and families. The morning features contests of skill – such as The Boot Toss and The Boot Bowl-A-Thon – along with live music, magic shows and a BBQ. To register a 5-person team, contact: (867) 920-2644


Apr 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada holds walks all across Canada every year. This year is Yellowknife's 5th Annual Jayman Built MS Walk. Registration is open online at or email: Register as an Individual or you can Start a Team. Teams are great! Think up a creative name for the Team, perhaps get your company to sponsor it and wear company attire to help promote that company. Start Fundraising in person or online. Did you know that if you register before February 28th 2017 your name will be entered into a draw for a $500 gift voucher from Air Canada! Also, start Fundraising online Yellowknifers and for every $150 (per individual) raised by March 5th 2017 your name goes into a draw for a Prize pack: $100 gift card from Buffalo Airwear & $75 gift card from NWT Brewing Co. Day of Walk Sign in Starts at 10:00 am Walk starts at 11:00 am 1 km & 5 km Routes Hot Lunch & Live Entertainment at 12:00 pm Fight with your Feet! EndMS

Music at the Museum

Apr 30, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM And More Days
A free concert of mostly classical music, presented by Classics On Stage Yellowknife (COSY) at the Museum Café from 3 - 4pm on the last Sunday of each month.

Yellowknife Multisport Club Annual General Meeting

May 02, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
The Yellowknife Multisport Club will be holding its annual general meeting at 7 PM on Tuesday May 2. The schedule of events for 2017 will be set and the 2017/2018 Executive will be elected. The club looks forward to welcoming new volunteers to help put on events. If weather and road condition* ****it, a bike ride is planned for after the meeting.

YKACL Family Play Space for toddlers

May 03, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Children up to age 5 and their parents are invited to drop in to the YKACL Family Play Space every Wednesday from 4pm until 5:30pm. Sensory wall, toys, games, puzzles, puppets and more! Healthy snacks provided. 4919 53 St. (the YKACL Community Living Centre)

Author Visit | Joan Marie Galat

May 04, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Joan Marie Galat partners sky science and storytelling, as she shares the tales ancient cultures once told to explain what they saw in the night sky. Her enthusiasm for stargazing is contagious and leaves attendees ready to locate constellations and explore the mysteries of the night sky on their own. Based on her award winning Dot to Dot in the Sky book series. Join her at the Yellowknife Public Library on Thursday May 4th from 2pm - 3pm. Library Meeting Room Free!

Parents of Yellowknife Group (POY) discuss SELF-CARE

May 04, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Self-care for yourself is important! Being a parent is not an easy job and there are times when you need to take a deep breath and do something for you! You will learn what self-care consists of and how it is different for every person. We will also go for a walk on the trail this evening!

Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend

May 05, 2017 05:00 PM - May 07, 2017 05:00 PM
Say goodbye to some clean, gently-used but unwanted items or take home some new goods! LOOKING TO GET RID OF ITEMS? Place them on the curb in front of your property with a FREE sign or sticker on the evening of Friday, May 5, 2017. All items should be in good condition and working order (or labelled as not working). Make sure that any items that you wish to keep are safely tucked away or stored. LOOKING FOR SOME NEW TREASURES? Head out Saturday, May 6 through to Sunday, May 7 to see what treasures await on curbsides across the city. Please be respectful of others' property when you stop by to view items. Only take items that are clearly marked as FREE and are placed on the edge of the property. Curbside Giveaway Weekend ends at dusk on Sunday May 7th. All Items must be removed from the curb by owners. The City of Yellowknife is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Suitable items for the curb: books, CDs, DVDs furniture and small appliances sports equipment toys yard and gardening equipment kitchenware electronics clothing paint construction material (leftover wood, drywall, hardware, nails, screws, etc.) Items that are NOT suitable for the curb: any items that are not re-usable dirty items any items with bed bugs expired items (helmets, car seats, etc.) Check the Health Canada website for additional information about consumer product safety.

Tuesday Drop-In Toddler Time (18 - 36 mths)

May 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 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. Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 1: September 13 to October 18 Session 2: November 8 to December 13 Winter Sessions Session 1: January 17 to February 21 Session 2: March 14 to April 18 Session 3: May 9 to June 13