Nov. 16 Community: Christmas Bazaar, kid trauma workshop

...local writer talks U.S.-Mexico border, discounted Grade 4/5 student SnowPass now available

Christmas Bazaar

On Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Christmas Bazaar will take place at the Nechako Senior Friendship Centre, with door prizes to be drawn at 3 p.m.


Workshop: kid trauma

A one-day workshop, hosted by Linda O’Neil, for parents and community members to understand how stress and trauma affects the brain and children’s behaviour will take place at W. L. McLeod Elementary’s conference room on Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Register at


Local writer talks U.S.-Mexico border

On Nov. 29 at 7 p.m in Vanderhoof Public Library, local author David Griffith will be reading excerpts the first three books of his Border series, accompanied by pictures of his first-hand research in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.


Grade 4/5 student SnowPass

Discounted SnowPasses for Grade 4 and 5 students are now available at nearby mountains: Smithers Hudson Bay Mountain and Mackenzie Powder King.

Three free lift passes to about 155 ski areas across Canada will accompany a SnowPass Purchase.

SnowPasses are valid from Dec. 1 to end of ski season, and more information can be found on


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