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The OYN:NA Program for Youth Ages18-30 (Registration Deadline)
The OYN:NA Program for Youth Ages18-30 (Registration Deadline)
Sep 4 all-day
The OYA:NA program is an 11-week learning opportunity that focuses on both life skills and employment skills through a holistic and cultural perspective. We have a total of 7 spots for Indigenous youth and 3 for Non-Indigenous youth between the ages of 18 and 30. Interested participants may contact the program coordinator Suliman at suliman@npaamb.ca Details: -The Oya:an program will run 4 days a week for 11 weeks -Participate in a Community Service Opportunity to impact change in your community -Earn up to $250 per week of training -Earn “Building Blocks” incentive awards -Transportation and childcare assistance may be available The registration deadline is Sept 4, 2020. The start date is September 29, 2020
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FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre: CELEBRATION OF NATIONS (Online Edition) 12:00 pm
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre: CELEBRATION OF NATIONS (Online Edition) @ Online
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm
An annual weekend gathering of Indigenous Arts, Culture and Tradition. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy present Celebration of Nations, a gathering of Indigenous arts, culture and tradition in downtown St. Catharines. The culminating main gathering takes place annually the weekend after labour day, and Celebration of Nations featured programming takes place all year long! Celebration of Nations is an opportunity for Niagara residents and visitors to participate in an inclusive and engaging community gathering, built on the Two Row Wampum teaching that promotes walking together, in parallel, with respect, compassion and understanding to cultivate an inclusive community. 11-13 September 2020 (online edition) THIS YEAR’S THEME: MIGHTY NIAGARA AND THE GREAT LAKES WATERSHED This online event is brought to you by the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
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BLOCKERS & ATTACKERS: Indigenous Women in Sports Leadership 11:00 am
BLOCKERS & ATTACKERS: Indigenous Women in Sports Leadership @ Online
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Welcome to NCNW’s inaugural event, Blockers & Attackers: Indigenous Women in Sports Leadership. This lunch webinar will take place on Saturday, September 19th from 11AM-1PM. The theme of the luncheon is Indigenous Women in Sports Leadership. We have two outstanding competitive Indigenous female athletes here to share their experiences and success stories. Our featured speaker is Waneek Horn-Miller, the first-ever Mohawk woman from Canada to compete in the Olympic games. She also won a gold medal for Canada’s water polo team among many other outstanding accomplishments. Waneek is a motivational speaker and fights against racism and unfair treatment of Indigenous athletes. Additionally, our youth guest speaker is Jessica Ghosen, a roller derby team member of the Queen City Roller Derby located in Buffalo, New York. Jessica continues to compete and win nationally on an all-star team named Lake Effect Furies. Full of passion, she has a mission to represent Indigenous women who face challenges and risks in their day-to-day lives. We know that we can count on you to help us make this event our best one yet! Your support is key in aiding a magnitude of individuals, families, and children who seek assistance through our Chapter. Thank you in advance for your contribution and support. If you have any questions, we are only a call or email away. We hope to see you at our inaugural event. This online event is brought to you by Niagara Chapter-Native Women Inc.
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The Poppy Project: Niagara Falls History Museum 1:00 pm
The Poppy Project: Niagara Falls History Museum @ Niagara Falls History Museum
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Poppy Project is a collaborative community ART PROJECT by the Niagara Falls History Museum in conjunction with Stick ‘N Needles Guild. The Museum is inviting you to work on this large scale installation of knit and crochet poppies to drape over the exterior of the Museum for Remembrance Day. Our goal is 2500 poppies by September. The public is asked to create these poppies at home or at the Museum (once it is reopened) at regularly scheduled events throughout 2020. During the current crisis, we would love to see social media posts with you making poppies #nfpoppyproject and tag the Museum. Until the museum reopens, please keep your poppies at home. We will be developing plans for drop off once the museum is back open. Members of the Stick’N Needles Guild will be on hand to help participants with the poppy patterns. Coffee, tea and yarn will be provided at these events, but please bring your own needles or hook if you have them. This event is brought to you by the Niagara Falls History Museum and the Stick’N Needles Guild
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Carousel Players Giant Puppet Party 2:00 pm
Carousel Players Giant Puppet Party @ Lester B. Pearson Park
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Carousel Players and professional designer and puppeteer Alexa Fraser bring you Carousel Players’ Giant Puppet Party, an outdoor, large space activity that allows for social distancing requirements. Using a variety of materials and a video tutorial, families can create their own fabulous giant puppet right from home. Then, join us on Saturday September 26 at Lester B. Pearson Park at 2 pm for our Giant Puppet Party! What does a Giant Puppet Party entail? Music, dancing, laughter, and more! Carousel Players’ Giant Puppet will lead everyone in song and dance, creating a community that is together, apart and making art. Families will be socially distanced and given staggered arrival times in an effort to ensure public safety for all attendees and staff. This outdoor event is brought to you by the Carousel Players
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