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Dadventures:  A recap from the Mont Wright Hike! 

Dadventures, a new Wellness Centre initiative to support men raising children, got off to an exciting start in late September with a drizzly-but-fun hike up Mount Wright. The fifteen eager participants included five dads, one grandad and nine excited children ranging in age from 2 to 8 years. Jarryd Smith, …

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Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Once again this year, Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccination for members of the English-speaking community who meet certain eligibility criteria (see below).  No registration is required; this service is offered on a walk-in basis. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., November 5 at the St-Gabriel de …

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Teleconference: Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec

The Community Health Education Program returns this fall with another informative  teleconference at the Wellness Centre.   We will be learning together about  Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec at this session. This free event  will be held in Room 1123 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion ( …

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Join the EPIQ Walk/Run for a Cure for Breast Cancer

Join EPIQ as we walk/run for a cure for breast cancer at the CIBC Run for the Cure. Choose the 1k or 5k on Sunday, October 6 at 9 am at the lovely Domaine Maizerets. Kids are welcome! If you are unable to join us, please consider donating to our …

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Upcycle your winterwear to families in need!

Consider donating your outgrown winterwear to local families in need of warm clothing. Drop off sites are open until October 11. See poster for more information:

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Spa-tacular evening at Strøm Nordic Spa on Friday, October 4

Come relax and socialize with other English-speaking parents at Strøm Nordic Spa (515, boul. Champlain Québec, Quebec, Quebec G1K 0E4) . Unwind in the hot baths, the dry and steam saunas, and then enjoy the cozy indoor and outdoor  rest areas. Bask in the silence or make it a social …

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Explore the world of colours at the next TTT

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Caring Ahead: Survey on family caregiving and preparing for end-of-life in dementia

Feeling supported and as prepared as possible for the end-of-life of a family member with dementia helps family caregivers cope and adjust during bereavement.  If you are caring for a family member or friend with dementia who lives in a nursing home, you are invited to complete the Caring Ahead …

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Apple Orchard Outing

It’s apple picking season and another EPIQ event is on it’s way! Join us in the orchard for a fun filled day in the country on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Your host, Michele Lupien will meet you at the entrance to Ferme Genest in St- Nicolas, 2091, route Marie-Victorin Lévis …

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Let your little one shine in a Children’s Christmas Choir

Children’s Christmas Choir Does your child love to hum and sing? Let’s put those sweet vocal cords to good use! EPIQ volunteer and musician, Andreea Dumitru is willing to develop your son or daughter’s talents as part of mini-children’s choir involving kids who are 5 years and older.  Weekly rehearsals  …

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