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Dec
9
Mon
Creative Playtime @ The Bridge Youth & Family Services
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Drop in for families with children 0-6.

Dec
10
Tue
Creative Playtime @ Peachland Community Centre
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Drop-in for families with children 0-6.

Youth in Care Network @ The Wellness Centre
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join us for ongoing sessions on the second Monday of each month at The Bridge Wellness Centre on Cadder Ave. A variety of activities will be organized on these nights and supper will be provided. For more information or to let us know you’re coming, contact Danielle or one of The Bridge counsellors.

The fourth Monday of each month is our Night Out activities:

  • Sept 24: Frisbee Golf @ Know Mountain Park 4-6:30 p.m.
    • Let’s get outside and enjoy the early fall weather with a hike and round of frisbee golf
    • Supper and drinks provided
    • 450 Knox Mountain Drive
  • Oct. 8: Adopt-A-Stream @ Golfview Park 4-6:30 p.m.
    • Join us in our efforts and seize the opportunity to help keep Kelowna’s streams healthy and beautiful.
    • We have taken the responsibility for a section of a local stream by using equipment to pick up litter and pull noxious weeds.
    • A special supper at the DQ close by will be our much deserved reward!
    • Golfview Park | 810 Valley Road
  • Oct. 28 (Monday): Medieval Fall Festival @ The Bridge Wellness Centre 4-7 p.m.
    • Come celebrate the harvest season with your local youth in care group.
    • Fun activities will be planned and feel free do come in costume if you’d like
    • Supper, treats drinks will be provided
    • 630 Cadder Ave
  • Nov. 5: Escape Room @ Impulse 4-6:30 p.m.
    • We will be meeting at Impulse Escape Room for an evening of puzzling dilemmas
    • Supper will be provided
    • 157 Asher Road
  • Nov. 19 Christmas Gift Making @ Tokyo 4-6:30 p.m.
    • We will be warming up to the chilly season making gifts for those we love.
    • We will be enjoying the often-requested all-you-can-eat Asian Tokyo restaurant
    • 2125 Enterprise Way
  • Dec. 10 Christmas Party @ The Bridge Wellness Centre 3-7 p.m.
    • Come jingle in the Christmas season with the YICN!
    • Supper and drinks will be provided
    • 630 Cadder Ave
Prenatal Wellness @ Kelowna Family YMCA
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Prenatal Wellness @ Kelowna Family YMCA

Prenatal wellness is FREE for everyone! This wellness program includes weekly fitness classes and exercise guidelines, nutrition tips, healthy lifestyle tips, and connections to a great wealth of knowledge in your community. Attend fitness classes as early in your pregnancy as possible, and stay with us after your baby is born! With six rotating topics, choose when to attend each session for a program individualized to your needs.

No registration required. This informative program is offered at the Kelowna Family Y. Tuesdays 6:00 pm Yoga (Group Fitness Studio) 7:00 pm Education Childminding is available during class times on Tuesdays. Thursdays 7:15–8:00 pm Deepwater Aquafit (Dive Tank)

Offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y Offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y.

Upcoming Education Sessions: 

  • January 22: Healthy Lifestyles
  • January 29: Worries and Concerns
  • February 5: Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy Part II

 

Dec
11
Wed
Creative Playtime @ The Bridge Youth & Family Services
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Drop in for families with children 0-6.

Beyond the Blues @ The Bridge Youth & Family Services
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Beyond the Blues Postpartum group is a therapeutic and educational program designed for women experiencing postnatal symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. The group aims to strengthen mental health and well being, while developing positive relationships with children and family.

During the eight week (1 ½ hour) sessions, women are provided opportunities to socialize, find support, and to learn coping and self-care tools. The group is a safe place to gain these skills. Child-minding is available at no cost.

This program is provided at no cost to families, thanks to our generous funders* and donors.

For referral to this program please contact your local Public Health Nurse or Adult Mental Health Counselor listed below:

• West Kelowna Public Health Center 250-980-5150

• Kelowna Public Health Center: 250-868-7700

• Rutland Public Health Center: 250-980-4825

• Kelowna Mental Health Center: 250-868-7788

Dec
12
Thu
Special Deliveries @ The Bridge Youth & Family Services
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration is required. Please contact us at 250-763-0456.

Special Deliveries is a weekly prenatal program that offers:

  • A nutritious lunch
  • Prenatal vitamins (at no cost)
  • Food certificates to enhance healthy eating
  • Information on healthy eating during pregnancy
  • Information on breastfeeding

The program receives visits from a Public Health Nurse to discuss topics of interest.

There is no cost to join Special Deliveries, thanks to our generous funders* and donors.

Etcetera Youth Group @ The Bridge Wellness Centre
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Etcetera Youth Group @ The Bridge Wellness Centre

Please note: Etcetera will be temporarily meeting at The Bridge Wellness Centre on Cadder Ave.

Etcetera is a weekly, facilitated program where youth ages 11-14 and 14-18 who identify as LGBT2Q+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, 2 Spirit, Intersex, Pansexual…etcetera) and their allies can meet supportive peers in a safe environment.

No registration required.

4:30-5:30 pm ages 11-14

5:30-6:00 pm all ages

6:00-7:00 pm 14- 18

We do social activities, hold special events, conduct empowerment and healthy relationship discussions, and engage other areas of interest for our young people.

Prenatal Wellness Aquafit @ Kelowna Family YMCA
Dec 12 @ 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Prenatal Wellness Aquafit @ Kelowna Family YMCA

Prenatal wellness is FREE for everyone! This wellness program includes weekly fitness classes and exercise guidelines, nutrition tips, healthy lifestyle tips, and connections to a great wealth of knowledge in your community. Attend fitness classes as early in your pregnancy as possible, and stay with us after your baby is born! With six rotating topics, choose when to attend each session for a program individualized to your needs.

No registration required. This informative program is offered at the Kelowna Family Y. Tuesdays 6:00 pm Yoga (Group Fitness Studio) 7:00 pm Education Childminding is available during class times on Tuesdays. Thursdays 7:15–8:00 pm Deepwater Aquafit (Dive Tank)

Offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y Offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y

Dec
13
Fri
Parent Talk @ The Hub at Pearson Road Elementary
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Come and see the difference a morning can make! Parent Talk is a time to connect with other moms, dads and caregivers while you add some tools to your parenting tool box. Join us for a break and meet with other adults while children are supervised at The Hub at Pearson Road Elementary. Weekly sessions include a talk related to parenting, wellness and child development.

There is no cost to attend Parent Talk and no registration required.

Coffee, tea and healthy snacks are provided for adults. Please bring a water bottle and a healthy nut-free snack for your child(ren).

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