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Jul
06

Sports Discovery Camp

Date: July 06, 2020

Location: 300 Scott St, St. Catherines, ON L2N 1J3

Sports Discovery Camp is a sports camp unlike one you have ever seen! This is because sports are our secret weapon to building great people, not the opposite! We provide opportunities for youth to try multiple sports in a fun and non-competitive environment. Our unique program places a strong emphasis on our four core concepts: fun, confidence, teamwork and leadership. We have over 22 different... Read more...
Jul
13

Carousel Players Virtual Summer Theatre School

Date: July 13, 2020

Location: Your Home

CAROUSEL PLAYERS IS OFFERING VIRTUAL SUMMER THEATRE SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS AGES 5-14!

Choose from one of the following camps:

THEATRE ADVENTURE CAMP | July 13-17 | Ages 5-7

HEROES AND VILLAINS MYSTERY CAMP | July 20 – 24 | Ages 8-10

MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP | August 10-21 | Ages 11-14

A daily mix of on- and off-line activities for children to explore and express... Read more...

Aug
12

Options for Care

Date: August 12, 2020

Location: 1-403 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2N 1L5

Options for Care will focus on giving participants the opportunity to explore the care options that support persons living with dementia in the moderate to late stages of their journey. Join us as we explore:

- Choosing the right level of care: aging at home, retirement or longterm care

- Learning the process around long term care application

- Exploring options for discussing... Read more...

Aug
13

Job Searching for Youth

Date: August 13, 2020

Location: Online

Are you between the ages of 15 – 29 and looking for employment? Join staff from the YMCA of Niagara Employment Services for a virtual workshop that will provide valuable information about job searching, resume development, and interview skill techniques. Register for the Zoom session here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkfu2vqTsoH93OFWAHp3DOJs6jOcXCrjQd

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Aug
15

Lupus Ontario Virtual Walk

Date: August 15, 2020

Location: Online

Together we can conquer lupus. I want to share my Moms story and share what someone with Lupus lives with every day. Join me on my Walk for Lupus Ontario journey. You can make a donation, join me at the Walk, help me by sharing my link to my donation page or join my team. We can make a difference. Be a part of something big and take the steps to conquer lupus. For more information about... Read more...

Aug
18

LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: August 18, 2020

Location: 50 Church Street

The LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee meets every 4th Tuesday from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm in the Ante Room on the third floor of City Hall.

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Aug
19

Long Term Care Transitional Self-Health

Date: August 19, 2020

Location: 1-403 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2N 1L5

A Long Term Care Transitional Public Forum For care partners of a family member that has had a recent admission to Long Term Care. Topics to be discussed:

- When and how to visit your loved one in Care

- Meaningful visits and communication

- Working with Long Term Care staff

- Loss and grief

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Aug
20

Returning to Work During COVID

Date: August 20, 2020

Location: Online

Join staff from the YMCA of Niagara Employment Services for a virtual workshop that will provide valuable information about returning to work during COVID-19.

Register for the Zoom session here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpc-ihrDMoHNYENaFG-0MBjyNAGzL773nS

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Aug
24

Connections First

Date: August 24, 2020

Location: 1-403 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2N 1L5

Join us for an interactive session that explores living well with or without memory changes. This program is open to persons concerned with normal aging, persons living with a diagnosis of dementia, care partners or anyone who just wants to learn about keeping their brain healthy and planning for the future.

Learn About:

-Healthy Brain Strategies

-Normal Aging

-Dementia

-Future... Read more...

Aug
25

ZOOM Practice Sessions

Date: August 25, 2020

Location: 1-403 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2N 1L5

Join Alzheimer Niagara to test out your connection to the Zoom network and increase your comfort using the platform to connect with programs.

Explore the features inside of Zoom including:

- Using the chat box

- Renaming your display name

- Turning your video on and off

- Mute and un-mute

- Display options

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Sep
01

Sensory-Friendly Sunsets at the St. Catharines Museum

Date: September 01, 2020

Location: 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a family-orientated evening of special sensory-friendly experiences for children and adults with sensory sensitivities in a calming and inclusive environment. In this after-hours program, lighting and sounds in the Museum will be altered to reduce external stimuli and a several sensory-friendly activities will be made available for families... Read more...
Sep
09

CANCELLED - Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

Date: September 09, 2020

Location: City Hall, 50 Church St., Ante Room

Monthly meeting of the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

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Sep
15

LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: September 15, 2020

Location: 50 Church Street

The LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee meets every 4th Tuesday from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm in the Ante Room on the third floor of City Hall.

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Sep
22

Simple Strategies for Stressed Educators

Date: September 22, 2020

Location: 3550 Schmon Parkway, Thorold

Join Patrice Palmer, teacher, trainer and writer for this workshop based on her book: The teacher Self Care Manual. Participants will have an opportunity to learn strategies to reduce stress by having a conversation about the mindsets and habits developed throughout our working life that contribute to stress and in extreme cases burnout. Patrice will share her insights and tools that you... Read more...
Sep
24

Early Childhood Human Resources Update

Date: September 24, 2020

Location: 3340 Schmon Parkway, Unit #3, Thorold

A NEW session as part of our Better Business Practices Series Employers including child care organizations are required under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to review their workplace violence and harassment programs with employees annually. Traditional methods of reviewing the policies and programs are often ineffective when it comes to delivering the right message when dealing... Read more...

Sep
29

Exploring Physical Literacy Through a Mindful Lens

Date: September 29, 2020

Location: 3340 Schmon Parkway, Unit #3, Thorold

A new addition to our Workplace Wellness Series Exploring Physical Literacy Through a Mindful Lens breaks down the fundamental movement skills through yoga and mindfulness-based activities that strengthen a child’s sense of body confidence, spatial awareness and self-regulatory skills. This workshop is intended for early childhood professionals who work with children ages toddler to kindergarten,... Read more...
Oct
01

Self-Care Strategies for Leaders

Date: October 01, 2020

Location: 3340 Schmon Parkway, Unit #3, Thorold

A NEW session as part of our Leadership Series It is well known that leaders face constant demands every day; from budget issues to human resource issues, the list never ends. These demands create a huge amount of stress. In order for their teams to be successful, leaders must develop and integrate strategies of self-care. Leaders must lead by example. In this workshop, we will focus on... Read more...
Oct
06

Sensory-Friendly Sunsets at the St. Catharines Museum

Date: October 06, 2020

Location: 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a family-orientated evening of special sensory-friendly experiences for children and adults with sensory sensitivities in a calming and inclusive environment. In this after-hours program, lighting and sounds in the Museum will be altered to reduce external stimuli and a several sensory-friendly activities will be made available for families... Read more...
Oct
07

Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

Date: October 07, 2020

Location: City Hall, 50 Church St., Atrium

Monthly meeting of the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

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Oct
17

32nd Annual Pumpkinville

Date: October 17, 2020

Location: 650 Read Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2R 7K6

A fun family outing, loaded with fall activities for everyone including scarecrow building, pumpkin carving, giveaways, inflatables, crafts, a hay dive, food vendors and so much more. Visit with the animals at Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm. Stay tuned and visit our website for more information. Read more...
Oct
27

Self-Intelligence – Supporting Children’s Self Esteem Building in the Early Years

Date: October 27, 2020

Location: 3550 Schmon Parkway, Thorold

In the early years, what matters most to the development of a child’s sense of self is whether or not the adults in their life embody a sense of their own selves. Lucky for us, Self-Intelligence has the capacity to develop over an entire lifespan, and we can support the development of our children’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-regulation skills as we nurture our own. Throughout... Read more...
Oct
28

ECCDC’s First Interactive Wellness Symposium for Educators and Administrators

Date: October 28, 2020

Location: Stone Mill Inn, 271 Merritt Street, St. Catharines

This one-of-a kind symposium will offer unique opportunities for early years educators and administrators to engage in experiences to support their own well-being and gain strategies to foster health, well-being and happiness practices with children and families. Nora Spinks, CEO of the Vanier Institute of the Family will be a guest speaker for the event. Nora is providing an interactive... Read more...
Nov
04

Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

Date: November 04, 2020

Location: City Hall, 50 Church St., Ante Room

Monthly meeting of the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee

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Nov
14

Kids Have Stress Too!®

Date: November 14, 2020

Location: 3550 Schmon Parkway, Thorold

An interactive training workshop from The Psychology Foundation of Canada for professionals who work with families and children in early learning and care environments. Did you know?: • stress can affect children's physical, emotional, social and intellectual well-being • children experience everyday stress in a different way than adults • extreme stress can a negative effect on brain development... Read more...
Nov
22

St. Catharines Santa Claus Parade

Date: November 22, 2020

Location: Downtown St. Catharines

Santa Claus is coming to town for our Annual St. Catharines Santa Claus Parade. The parade is scheduled to start at 4:45pm and will end at Market Square. Follow the parade for a variety of activities and the opportunity to meet Santa at the Market. This event is rain, snow or shine. Stay tuned for more information and check out our website for any updates. Read more...

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