As a teenager, Jeremy Stewart could never have conceived of being where he is today. From high school dropout, to migrant vagabond, to celebrated poet with a master’s degree, Stewart’s path to contentment wasn’t one always smoothly paved. “People who grow up in poverty can distort their whole horizon of what’s possible for them,” said Stewart.
When I say locally sourced foods, you say hipster. But the brains behind Home Sweet Home aren’t looking to jump on a fad of overpriced groceries. Diandra Oliver and Laura Sapergia are looking to fill the downtown Prince George grocery store chasm with healthy options that won’t break the bank.
The footwork will be intricate, the competition fierce and the bling bangin’. On New Years’ Eve the star-studded gala event Boogie with the Stars returns to the Prince George Civic Centre. The Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation fundraiser promises thrills (but hopefully, no spills) as six local personalities pair up with instructors in an attempt to be crowned the year’s ultimate dance champion before the clock ticks over to 2014.
The Forever Young Chorus & the Gospel Singers have joined together to present: “Born Neath a Star” This is the annual family Christmas concert at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre All 60 members from both choirs will be singing together to bring you an afternoon of entertainment certain to put you in the Christmas spirit. Sunday, December 15th, 2013 at 2 pm Admission is by donation Goodie bags for the children Refreshments and fellowship to follow after the concert Elder Citizens Recreation Association, 250-561-9381 Location: 1692 Tenth Avenue (on 10th, between Vancouver and Winnipeg St.)
Annual Christmas turkey dinner and dessert at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre Location: 1692 10Th Avenue (on 10th, between Vancouver and Winnipeg St.) Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th at 5 pm Tickets are $16.00 each - advance tickets only Take your family out to dinner and enjoy an evening of Entertainment that includes door prizes Get your ticket early to avoid disappointment Elder Citizens Recreation Centre, 250-561-9381
Come see an astonishing display of hundreds of crèches (nativity sets) From around the world. FREE ADMISSION Wednesday,December 04 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday,December 05 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday,December 06 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday,December 07noon to 9 p.m. Hosted by: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4180 5th Ave, Prince George (corner of 5th and Voyageur)
Annual Crafts and Collectable Fair and Bake Sale At the Elder Citizens Recreation Center 1692 10th Avenue Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 10:00 am to 4:00 pm We have a great variety of vendors – too many to name Christmas shop here for that unique gift item. Lots of free parking Delicious home baked goods, concession available Proceeds to centre operations To book a table call 250-561-9381
An evening of belly dance, featuring the Raqqaset al Qamar troupe, Amanita Middle Eastern Dance students, and special guest performers. Tickets, $10, available at door. Come check it out at ArtSpace, 1685 3rd Avenue, on Saturday, November 2nd, starting at 8 pm.
The Order of the Easter Star presents: Hatter’s Tea & Bazaar Saturday, November 2nd at the Masonic Hall, 450 Vancouver Street Time: 1 - 4 pm Tickets are $5.00 and this includes coffee or tea and a plate of goodies Do your early Christmas shopping at our bazaar and bake sale Check out the White Elephant Table for many interesting items There will be different prize categories for those wearing hats Tickets will also be available at the door. For more information or for tickets phone Dianne at 250-964-4131
Elder Citizens Recreation Association Welcomes you to the ECRA Drama Club’s presentation of a Hilarious Fall Show “Jokes R On Us” Cost: $10.00 adults and children under 12 are $5.00 Friday, November 1st, at 7 pm Saturday, November 2nd, at 2 pm Sunday, November 3rd, at 2 pm Tickets available at ECRA office and at the door 1692 Tenth Ave., Pr. Geo. 250-561-9381 Just another great show to keep seniors (and everyone else) laughing!
We are having a “Fall Harvest Dinner” at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre Saturday, October 26th, 2013 Time: 5 pm Cost: $14.00 per person. Tickets are now available at the office at 1692 Tenth Ave., Pr. Geo. (On Tenth Ave. between Vancouver and Winnipeg St.) For more information call 250-561-9381
The Forever Young Chorus from the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre will be singing for the Hixon Community at the Hixon Community Hall Sunday, October 6th, at 2:00 pm The Forever Young Chorus group presents: The Romance of the Rail A musical tribute to the age of steam locomotion Tickets $10.00 per person – Children: 5 to 12 years old $5.00 To get a ticket: Please contact Bill or Donna Bosnich at 250-963-9475 There is limited seating so please phone early to avoid disappointment.
Trevor Moore has finally found his niche. He moved around as a kid, hitting Cranbrook and Vancouver as well as Prince George. He even swapped high schools in his last year and half. But photography seems to be the place where he’s found stability.