Elder’s Update – News and Upcoming Events



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 Deadline for entries: August 15, 2019

NEW PROGRAMS at The KwiKwgwadzi Elder’s Centre:


ELDERS CAFÉ Drop-in from 9-3 MONDAYS Breakfast: (toast, fruit, yogurt) Soup & sandwiches in the afternoon. Crafts, learning and teaching opportunities, and social activities

Elder’s Monthly Birthday Social: Starting in August with a BBQ on Friday, August 9th

Youth with Elders Program: Every second Thursday from 10-3, starting on August 8th       

Elders Cooking for Elders: Every Thursday (Afternoons on Sally’s fitness days, 9-3 on all other Thursdays)

Craft Nights – Cedar weaving group continues through to September when Avis comes

back to weave hats with us. Until then we will be practicing our bark preparation and weaving skills, making berry picking baskets. We be making dream catchers as well. Our next session is on August 19th, 6:00pm at the KwiKwgwadzi


BINGO: Elder’s fundraiser Bingo will start again in September, usually the first Tuesday of every month, however, due to the business of the beginning of the school year, we will be holding our September Bingo on the SECOND TUESDAY: September 10th

Dear community: Your Elder’s group is in need of donations for door prizes for our BINGO fundraisers

Gilakas’la in advance to everyone who helps out in their own way!

Elders for Council

Elders are called following the alphabetical phone list so everyone has equal opportunity to attend. Elder’s who commit to attend must be able to stay for the duration (usually 10:00 to 3pm) An honorarium will be presented on the day of, and lunch will be provided by your Elders worker, unless you prefer to bring your own.

Are you an Elder who is interested in doing opening prayers and welcome ceremonies for the larger community? Please call Kristen to put your name on the list. Thank you!