Apr. 20 Community Briefs

Dementia caregiver workshop, May toddler fun in library, fine arts scholarship

Dementia caregiver workshop

A full-day workshop for family members caring for a person with dementia will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Apr. 21 at Riverside Place.

Pre-registration with Leanne Ranes at 1-866-564-7533 or lranes@alzheimerbc.org is required for the day-long workshop, offered by donation.


May toddler fun in library

In Vanderhoof Public Library this May:

Rhymes and songs for 0 to 35-month-olds

Early seps towards literacy and a love of books

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

May 3 to 31


Wiggles and Giggles for 3 to 5-year-olds

Music and movement, stories and games

Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

May 5 to 26


Fine arts scholarship

Applications for BC Arts Council scholarships are now available to British Columbians attending a full-time arts degree or diploma program this fall, as well as to B.C. students in pre-professional half-day dance programs in combination with their high school studies.

The application deadline is Apr. 30, with scholarships providing up to $6,000 each in financial assistance.

Eligible disciplines include arts administration, community-based arts practice, museology, conservation, dance, media arts, theatre, music, curatorial practice, visual arts and creative writing.

More information, including guidelines and application forms, can be found on https://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html