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April 30, May 1, May 2 - Ponds, Puddles & Play Event

For ages 30 months to 5 years. 

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April 27, 2024 - Family History Fair & Social Tea

Join the North Cariboo Metis Association for an afternoon of family history. 

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April 19 - Terrific Twos

Was your child born in 2021 or 2022? Do you have questions about your child? 

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Quesnel Youth Soccer Association

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Quesnel Minor Baseball

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March 23 & 24, 2024 - Indigenous Athlete Development Camp

Free swimming camp open to Indigenous youth ages 10-18.

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March 18-22, 2024 - Indigenous Culture Week

Join CNC Quesnel to honour and recognize the rich and vibrant cultures of the First Nation, Inuit, and Metis Peoples of Turtle Island. The public, students, and staff are invited to the Opening Ceremony, workshops, and Artisan Market. 

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March 16, 2024 - North Cariboo Metis Association - Tea Workshop

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March 1 - April 2 - I Spy the Alphabet community event

Visit various businesses in Downtown Quesnel (14 letters), West Quesnel (6 letters), and South Quesnel (6 letters) to find upper- and lower- case wooden letters. Scan the QR code and enter your child’s name, phone number, age and a selfie with the letter(s) you find for a chance to win!

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March 12, 2024 - Quesnel Live Arts presents DIYET & the Love Soldiers

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February 20, 2024 - NASA Wheelchair Basketball

Northern Adapted Sports Association is hosting a free opportunity to try out the sport of Wheelchair basketball. 

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Hoofbeats & Heartbeats 4-H Club

The 4-H club is a positive youth development program for ages 6-21 years. No Horse Needed.

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February 2024 - ERASE Parent Sessions on Youth Substance Use

The Ministry of Education and Child Care, in partnership with adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Hayley Watson, will be hosting free virtual sessions on youth substance use for parents/guardians, caregivers and caring adults. Dr. Watson will provide valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to equip participants with the tools needed to guide their children and youth toward making positive choices when it comes to substance use.

Key Takeaways for Participants:

  • Learn why children/teenagers are drawn to substances.
  • Understand what causes and maintains substance use disorder and needs.
  • Increase your child’s ability to make positive choices about substances.
  • Acquire practical conversation tools for discussing substances in the home

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February 18, 2024 - Free Concert

The Quesnel & District Arts Council and Axis Theatre present Frog Belly & Rat Bone

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Young Adult Art Space

A monthly event at the Quesnel Arts & Recreation Centre for young adults aged 15-20 years.

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Free Activity Program

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February 27, 2024 - Early Learning Event - Story Workshop

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February 3, 2024 - Quesnel Live Arts presents Oktopus

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January 27, 2024 - Early Learning Event - Family Literacy Day

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ERASE Family Sessions

The Ministry of Education and Child Care ERASE (Expect Respect & A Safe Education) Program is hosting a free online education sessions for families.

The Establishing Safe, Caring, & Respectful Digital Communities session is recommended for Parents/Caregivers/Grandparents and youth aged 10 and up as a way to facilitate the conversation of safe and caring use of technology at home and in the community.

Available training dates include:

January 17

January 23

February 7

February 28

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Early Learning Event - Literacy Quesnel & Friends Kids Christmas Fair - December 14

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December 9 Santa & Mrs. Claus - SQ Business Association Event

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December 5 - ERASE Family Online Safety Session

Free Online Session
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Early Learning - International Children's Day Event - November 20

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Quesnel Live Arts Performance - November 18, 2023

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Early Learning - Benefits of Play

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Welcome to Kindergarten

Learning Through Play Series

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Youth 4 Youth Contest

Northern Health's Youth 4 Youth Campaign is aiming to encourage talking about ways you support mental wellness. The campaign includes a chance to win Apple AirPods! Follow the link for contest details. Deadline is November 10. 

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Quesnel & District Writing Contest

Deadline November 3

Grades 8-12