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International Women’s Day 2016

March 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Women’s Leadership Council invites you to celebrate International Women’s Day 2016  – A Celebration of Women & Community!

Schedule of FREE Events – Kamloops Library Downtown

**Please bring a donation for the YMCA Women’s Shelter

We are…Family
10:00-12:00 Drop-In Family Playroom (weekly program)
10:15-11:15 Parent-Child Mother Goose
11:15-12:00 Family Health & Fitness
11:00-12:00 Interactive Literacy Centres with SD73

We are…Beauty, Inside and Out
12:00-12:30 Yoga by Atman Yoga, Reiki & Reflexology
12:30-1:30 Healthy Eating, Healthy You! Seminar by Laura Kalina & Cheryl Christian
1:30-2:00 Kix 4 Chix Demo with Angela Veltri

We are…Community, presented by Kamloops Women’s Resource Group Society –KWRGS
3:00-5:00 Women of Influence Scavenger Hunt – visit the KWRGS table for details
3:00-5:00 Big Little Science Centre Activities
3:00-5:00 Community Services Displays from Elizabeth Fry Society, Family Tree, YMCA
3:30-4:00 Welcome by KWRGS and Presentation from Katherine McParland, Youth
Homelessness Manager, Interior Community Services
4:00-5:00 Meet the TRU WolfPack Women’s Volleyball Team

We are…Human
6:00pm Human Library Open Forum – You can’t judge a book by it’s cover! Join our panel of unique speakers in a conversation about stereotypes, stigmas, and celebrating successes!

**You are encouraged to bring an item for the YMCA Women’s Shelter to provide families with some necessities as they start a new life. The start up items will be assembled in a bin or laundry basket so they have a reusable container! These lists are a guideline and can be modified as all items help women start over again!

Cleaning Basket

Paper towels

Disinfectant wipes

Bathroom cleaner

All purpose cleaner

Vinegar and baking soda

Broom and dust pan

Mop and bucket

Laundry soap

Fabric softener sheets

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!


March 8, 2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Kamloops Library
100 465 Victoria Street
Kamloops , bc v2c 2a9 Canada
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