Events Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE:  As of Thursday, March 12, 2020, all Wellness activities at all of our sites are suspended until further notice. For more details, please visit our Coronavirus updates page.  In the meantime, we are now offering many online activities, primarily for caregivers and parents with young children.  Please see the calendar below.

Many of these activities are supported by volunteers. Join our volunteer team!

Also, check out the calendar of Wellness Activities at Saint Brigid’s.

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Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue 6:45 pm
Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue @ Virtual meeting via Zoom
Jan 5 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue @ Virtual meeting via Zoom
Join us for reading and discussion of books via Zoom in French and English while improving your bilingualism in an informal and friendly environment! Email catherine.baboudjian@veq.ca or call 418-683-2366 x 224 to sign up! This week’s book: A Bag of Marbles / Un Sac de billes by Joseph Joffo Find the book synopsis here: A …

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EPIQ: Snow Fort Building Fun! 10:30 am
EPIQ: Snow Fort Building Fun!
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
EPIQ: Snow Fort Building Fun!
Calling all dads and/or moms and kiddos out into the snow! We invite you to join us for a day of Snow Fort Building Fun via zoom. How this will work is as follows: Dana Hey will do a quick chat via ZOOM at 10am to start you off, then after that it is up …

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Caregivers Café: Anger & Caregiving – Something We Rarely Dare to Talk About 7:00 pm
Caregivers Café: Anger & Caregiving – Something We Rarely Dare to Talk About @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm
Caregivers Café: Anger & Caregiving - Something We Rarely Dare to Talk About @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
When family caregivers open up about their emotions, they are often mention feelings of stress, sadness and depression. But we rarely  talk about the anger, impatience and even rage that can flare up in an instant. Who hasn’t snapped back  during their caregiving journey and then relentlessly beat themselves up for it later? If you …

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Virtual Baby Chat Café: Sleep Like a Baby – Share Your Nap and Bedtime Strategies 10:00 am
Virtual Baby Chat Café: Sleep Like a Baby – Share Your Nap and Bedtime Strategies @ From the comfort of your home via teleconference
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Virtual Baby Chat Café: Sleep Like a Baby - Share Your Nap and Bedtime Strategies @ From the comfort of your home via teleconference
Baby Chat Café has gone virtual during the pandemic period. It’s still a great chance to meet and chat with other English-speaking parents of babies under one year of age. All you need to connect is internet access and  a cell phone, tablet, laptop or computer with webcam. If you prefer, you can opt to …

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EPIQ Informal Chat Session: Getting Through It Together 8:00 pm
EPIQ Informal Chat Session: Getting Through It Together @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EPIQ Informal Chat Session: Getting Through It Together @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Join our hosts Elise and Azanie at our first Informal Chat Session: Getting Through It Together.  Getting Through It Together wishes to create a familiar place to allow parents to be heard, feel connected and maybe have a laugh. If you choose, come share what is going on in your life and be a listening …

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Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue 4:00 pm
Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue @ Virtual meeting via Zoom
Jan 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Bilingual Book Club – Club de lecture bilingue @ Virtual meeting via Zoom
Join us for reading and discussion of books via Zoom in French and English while improving your bilingualism in an informal and friendly environment! Email catherine.baboudjian@veq.ca or call 418-683-2366 x 224 to sign up! This week’s book: A Bag of Marbles / Un Sac de billes by Joseph Joffo Find the book synopsis here: A …

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Cafe au Lait Crew Online 10:00 am
Cafe au Lait Crew Online @ Via videoconference
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cafe au Lait Crew Online @ Via videoconference
Join the Café au lait Crew on  Mondays from the comfort of your home via videoconference.  This is a relaxing, embracing space where you can benefit from parent-to-parent contact, encouragement, valuable information and  support from Shelley Dupuis, certified Breastfeeding Consultant with Allaitement Québec.  Everyone is welcome – including expectant moms. If you want to enjoy good company, please …

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Community Outreach for Seniors and their Caregivers: Managing Risk & Uncertainty 10:00 am
Community Outreach for Seniors and their Caregivers: Managing Risk & Uncertainty @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am
Community Outreach for Seniors and their Caregivers: Managing Risk & Uncertainty @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Life as we knew it changed drastically back in March 2020 with the declaration of the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been dealing with risk and uncertainty ever since. This is a very stressful time for everyone but particularly for seniors and their caregivers. Why not set aside some time this week to check in with with …

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EPIQ: Creative Night! 8:00 pm
EPIQ: Creative Night! @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EPIQ: Creative Night! @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Join our volunteers Amanda Heath and Shelley Dupuis and take some time for yourself to get creative! Whether it’s finishing a sewing project, painting a picture or knitting a scarf, this is a great excuse to schedule in the time to work on an existing project (or start a new one), spend some time with …

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TAB Virtual Drop In: Family Literacy Day Celebration 9:30 am
TAB Virtual Drop In: Family Literacy Day Celebration @ Online using videoconference technology
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Take-a-Break has gone virtual during the pandemic period. It’s still a great chance to meet and chat with other English-speaking parents of preschoolers. All you need to connect is internet access and  a cell phone, tablet, laptop or computer with webcam. If you prefer, you can opt to join by your landline.  A great chance …

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ADHD in Children: What Parents Need to Know? 7:30 pm
ADHD in Children: What Parents Need to Know? @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
ADHD in Children: What Parents Need to Know? @ From the comfort of your home via video-conference
  Join us for an informal information virtual learning session with David Martin, psychologist to learn more about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).   How can you know if your child is exhibiting normal kid behavior or ADHD? Learn more about the signs and symptoms of ADHD and what diagnostic tools are available for …

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