Community Calendar

SAT, JUNE 9

MANAGING WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The course “Managing Walk-In Volunteers” is being offered in Campbell River to ESS members. Location to be announced. Please email me your request to attend no later than by May 23 as I must provide registration information to the Justice Institute of BC a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the course. There is a class limit of 24 participants and it is free to attend. – Brenda J. Yule; bjstroke@gmail.com

TAILGATE TREASURES SALE

8 a.m. – 12 p.m., upper parking lot of Campbell River United Church, 415 Pinecrest Road. Functional and fun items for everyone. Kitchen, books, garden, gifts, and even some goodies. Proceeds to Grandmothers Campaign of SLF in support of African grandmothers raising children orphaned by AIDS. Find more on Facebook Campbell River Grandmothers.

SUN, JUNE 10

6TH ANNUAL DEFEAT DEPRESSION WALK

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ostler Park, Campbell River. Registration is 10 a.m. at the longhouse, and the 4 km walk begins at 11 a.m. The route is the same as in past years – walk up to the museum, cross to Sequoia Park and back down to Ostler Park. Join us for a bbq after the event at the longhouse. Visit our Defeat Depression website to register, make a donation or enter a team. Help us raise funds for the Campbell River Beacon Club, while raising awareness and reducing stigma about mental illnesses. Since 1994 the Beacon Club has provided a safe, welcoming environment for adults with mental illnesses to spend time with their peers, and to work on their recovery and re-integrate into the community. For more info go to beaconclub.ca/

SAT, JUNE 16

GOSPEL MUSIC JAMBOREE

7 p.m. Discovery Community Church, 250 – 10th Ave. Everyone Welcome

TUES, JUNE 19

HABITAT VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT BBQ

5-8 p.m., 477 Hilchey Road. Tour the Habitat build site, meet our team, and learn how you can get involved! Everyone welcome. Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers.

WED, JUNE 20

Forest Circle Society for Families Annual General Meeting

5:30-7 p.m. Forest Circle Child Care, 1685 S. Dogwood Street (NI College campus), Campbell River. Come for pizza party, lady bug release, information, director elections, children’s door prizes and family fun! MORE: www.forestcirclesociety.com

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