Oct. 26 Community Events

Webinar for chronic pain, seniors' health fair, B.C. artists grant funding call

Webinar for chronic pain

An online workshop on a 10-step approach to living with chronic pain will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Dr. Patterson will walk through steps to decrease shame, grieve what is lost, understand how pain works, and embrace a pain-informed spirituality of simplicity, beauty, gratitude, and kindness.

Registration on http://peopleinpainnetwork.wildapricot.org/event-2358186


Seniors’ health fair

On Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the 18th annual Seniors’ Health Fair will take place at the Nechako Seniors Friendship Centre.

Along with flu shots, attendees can learn about diabetes, heart health, local activities for seniors, alternative therapies, nutrition, hospice, and other health-related topics.

Lunch and refreshments are available for purchase with senior’s discount.


B.C. artists funding call

Visual artists, craft artists and independent critics and curators throughout British Columbia are invited to apply for funding through the BC Arts Council. Awards are available for artistic projects that focus on the creation of new work.

This funding is available to support subsistence (recipients of awards are expected to devote the majority of their time to their practice for the duration of the project), costs of materials, equipment and space rental, funds to be paid to other creative artists required for the project; and travel expenses relevant to realizing the project.

The deadline for applications is Nov. 15. More information on  http://ow.ly/iSb0305gc5g