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EVENT: Salvation Army Christmas Kettles
WHEN: Now – December 24
WHERE: Various Locations around Prince George
MORE: The Salvation Army Christmas Kettles have been supporting the community for the past 90 Years! Please watch for the Christmas Kettles around Prince George and donate when you can. Also please remember that money raised in Prince George stays in Prince George to assist families throughout the year
CURRENTLY RAISED: $46,930.97
GOAL: This years’ goal is $250,000
VOLUNTEER: Call 250-564-4000
PRESENTED BY: CKPG TV & 99 3 the Drive
SUPPORTED BY : 101.3 The River
EVENT: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story Written by Alan Janes
WHEN: Now – December 15
WHERE: Theatre North West
MORE: “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be the Day”, “Oh Boy”, “Not Fade Away”, Buddy Holly’s hit songs burst with the passion, energy, and attitude of the original rock ‘n’ roll. Hear them come gloriously alive in Buddy, the world’s most successful rock ‘n’ roll musical. It’s a fast, fun, endlessly entertaining celebration of one of the most unlikely and incredible success stories in music history. It’ll have you up and dancing in the aisles!
TICKETS: Available at Theatre North West & Books and Company
BROUGHT TO YOU IN PART BY: CKPG & 99.3 The Drive
EVENT: 26th Annual Salvation Army Tree of Lights
WHEN: Now – December 24th
WHERE: On Top of the Coast Inn of the North
COST: Each bulb is just $5 and all money raised in Prince George stays in Prince George. The tree money gives assistance to families in Prince George during Christmas. TO PURCHASE: Front Desk at the Coast Inn of the North or any Credit Union Locations. Rick Kelly live on location from 4pm-6pm on Wednesday November 27th to kick off the tree of lights, you’re invited to come down between 4:30pm-6pm.
TREE OF LIGHTS UPDATE: $8782.00
PRESENTED BY: CKPG TV & 101.3 the River
SUPPORTED BY: 99 3 the Drive
EVENT: Northern Lights Festival
WHEN: Now - January 1st
WHERE: on Connaught Hill
TICKETS: $10 per car load.
MORE: The Northern Lights Festival is a festive community based event that will transform Connaught Hill into a unique and innovative winter wonderland featuring 10 major animated displays, over 200,000 lights and a surprise around each corner.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Tourism Prince George, CKPG, 101.3 The River & 99.3 The Drive
EVENT: Celebrate A Life Annual Memorial
WHEN: Thursday December 12th @ 7pm
WHERE: St.Giles Presbyterian Church
MORE: Sponsored by Prince George Hospice Society. A time to celebrate and reflect on those we love through music, readings and candle lighting we honour our beloved ones. Everyone is welcome - admission is free with refreshments to follow in the Fellowship Hall.
EVENT: Zion Lutheran Community Carol Fest
WHEN: Friday December 13th at 7pm
WHERE: Zion Lutheran Church
MORE: Please bring a non-perishable food item to the event.
EVENT: 28th Annual Kris Kringle Luncheon
WHEN: Friday, December 13th, 2013 11:00am – 1:30pm
WHERE: Prince George Civic Centre
TICKETS: $38 each and available at the Child Development Centre Office 250-563-7168 with proceeds of the event going to the Child Development Centre of Prince George. Tables available for 10 and up to 12 people
MORE: It’s a Prince George Christmas Tradition with the Child Development Centre. Come out and enjoy a Traditional Buffet with gourmet desserts. Live & silent auction, balloon raffle, door prizes, gifts, giveaways, and fun events. Ideal for company Christmas parties.
PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY: CKPG TV, 101.3 The River & 99.3 The Drive
EVENT: Prince George Dress Dreams
WHEN: Saturday December 14th 11a, - 3pm
WHERE: At Shh... Westwood Location
MORE: Prince George Dress Dreams a non-profit organization is collecting formal gowns to deserving underprivileged grads.
MORE INFO: Visit www.princegeorgedressdreams.webs.com
EVENT: New Works
WHEN: Deadline is December 15th
MORE: Submit your true, local stories to Truenorth new works, Theatre North West's new play development program. Two winning short plays will be chosen to be dramaturged and work shopped by professional Theatre Artists this winter. One of the plays will be produced at TNW in February 2015.
MORE INFO: Contact Jeremy Stewart 250-563-6969
EVENT: Born Neath a Star
WHEN: Sunday, December 15th @ 2pm
WHERE: Elder Citizen Recreation Association
MORE: The Forever Young Chorus & Gospel Singers have joined together to present: "Born Neath a Star." This is the annual family Christmas concert at the Elder Citizen 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. Admission is by donation and there will be goodie bags for the children along with refreshments and fellowship to follow.
MORE INFO: Call 250-561-9381
EVENT: Polar Express Christmas Adventure
WHEN: December 18th, 2013 doors open at 4 movie starts at 4:30pm
WHERE: Famous Players 6
TICKETS: $10 each. All proceeds to the Canadian Red Cross for the Typhoon Haiyan relief. ONLY 200 Tickets Available at the Books & Company
MORE: For ONE night, and ONE showing only! Bring the family to a Christmas Movie Tradition and get your family into the holiday spirit while helping out the Canadian Red Cross. The evening will start off with the viewing of the hit holiday Movie “Polar Express”. After the movie load up in the awaiting busses to take a tour of the Northern Lights on top of Connaught Hill, then end off the evening back at the theatre with a visit with Santa. Support your the Canadian Red Cross for the Typhoon Haiyan relief and make this your family holiday tradition to kick off the holiday season.
PRESENTED BY: Famous Players 6, Canadian Red Cross, Tourism Prince George, Pacific Western Transportation, 101.3 The River & 99.3 The Drive
EVENT: Railway and Forestry Museum Annual Celebration of Lights
WHEN: December 18th - December 24th
WHERE: Railway and Forestry Museum
MORE: Celebrate the season with the Railway and Forestry Museum. Santa is waiting for you!! Enjoy the beautiful Christmas Village and displays, hot chocolate and roasting hot dogs and s'mores around a bonfire with rides on the Cottonwood Railways. Sneak Preview available November 23rd from 4-8pm Free admission with a cash donation in support of the relief efforts in the Philippines. Santa won't making an appearance, he is working up at the North Pole!
MORE INFO: Phone 250-563-7351
EVENT: Winter Light
WHEN: Saturday, December 21st 7pm
WHERE: Civic Centre Ice Rink
MORE: Celebrate the first day of Winter and welcome back the light. Dress warmly, bringing your music makers, lanterns, winter-themed costumes and join the 20 minute walk which will meander through downtown and return to the Civic Centre Plaza. Lantern making sessions at the Two Rivers Gallery's Sunday Open Studio session on December 15th from 1pm-4pm.
MORE INFO: Call 250-564-3859
WHEN: Saturday, December 21st 4pm-8pm
WHERE: Outdoor Civic Plaza
MORE: Last minute Christmas shopping, old time Christmas traditions, photos with Santa, Hot Drinks/Food for purchase, DJ Music, Solstice Celebrations and caroling!
EVENT: Out of Alba
WHEN: December 21st, 7:30pm
TICKETS: $18 each and available at books and company.
MORE: Out of Alba has been making music for 20 years, sharing the Celtic Culture in B.C. Their Music also reflects the origins of the band members with Scotland, Ireland, USA and Canada in the mix. They have enjoyed collaborations with various artists, performed in the Prince George Folk Festivals and Coldsnap Festivals and at other local and regional events.
EVENT: Boogie With the Stars: New Year’s Dinner and Dance featuring 8 Piece Dance Band “Pink Champagne”
WHEN: Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 Doors open at 6pm dinner at 7pm, Competition 8pm, Then at 9pm dance in the New Year with 8 piece band “Pink Champagne.”
WHERE: Prince George Civic Centre
TICKETS: $85 each available at the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation 250-565-2515, Wood Wheaton Supercentre 250-564-4466 and the Prince George Citizen 250-562-2441
MORE: Dance in the New Year to the sounds of the 8 piece dance band Pink Champagne and raise money for the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation. Your New Year’s Eve will begin with cocktails, dinner then the Boogie with the Stars Dance Competition: a collection of local personalities who’ve been paired up with local instructors to perform dance routines. Similar to Dancing with the Stars but local and in support of a great cause. Then dance in 2014 with Pink Champagne, 8 piece dance band compiled of some of Prince George’s most talented singers and musicians.
This Year’s Dancing Competitors are:
Rebecca Lear Phil Thalmann
Franca Petrucci Lee Goats
Kelli Moorhead Peter Weedon
Norm Coyne & Candice Manahan 1st ever married couple
Brad Bonner Paz Milburn
Dexter Tabora Leslie Farella
PRESENTED BY: Wood Wheaton Supercentre, Canadian Tire, BK Two Way Radio, Prince George Citizen, Hubbell Designer Goldsmiths, Concept Design, Judy Russell’s Enchainment Dance Centre, CKPG TV, 99.3 The Drive & 101.3 The River
EVENT: AWANA Children's Club Registration
WHEN: January 6th 6pm
WHERE: Hartland Baptists Church and club will be help Mondays 6-8pm
MORE: Want an activity that would teach you children the power of God's Word to make the right choices in life? AWANA Childrens Club is an interdenominational Christian Club specializing in Bible Memory and moral living choices. Ages 3- Grade 6 Welcome.
MORE INFO: Contract Trudy Klassen 250-971-2297 or email email@example.com
EVENT: Snowed In Comedy Tour
WHEN: Two shows, Saturday, January 18, 2014 @ 7:30pm &10pm
WHERE: Prince George Playhouse
TICKETS: On Sale Now at One Board Shop located in Spruceland shopping center. Or online at www.snowedincomedytour.com
For a $10 discount use the password snowedin
MORE: The Snowed In Comedy Tour Returns after last year’s stellar show Received amazing reviews, The Georgia Straight said “ I wish the show was longer.” Returning is Arj Barker with two letterman appearances and most recognized from the hit HBO sitcom flight of the Conchords. He played Dave, their best friend. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn is back along with Edinburgh Fringe fest nominee Peter Johansson. The wild man MC Craig Campbell returns for his sixth tour of duty. Don’t miss out on the comedy show the Kelowna Daily courier called “Better than the Just for Laughs tour”. Look for the TV special filmed during last year’s tour on Check TV.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: 99.3 the Drive
EVENT: Coldsnap 2014 – the Prince George Winter Music Festival
WHEN: January 24 – February 1
TICKETS: All main stage tickets are $30 including GST available at Books & Co. and Studio 2880. All shows start at 7:30pm
CONCERT: Prince George Block Party Friday, January 24th at the Ramada Ballroom. This night will have the Festivals Opening Ceremonies and will feature from the Peak Performance Project: The Boom Booms & Dear Rouge
CONCERT: Rocking Raunchy Roots & Blues Saturday, January 25th at the Ramada Ballroom. Featuring the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, Miss Quincy & the Showdown, and PG Idol Winner David Baycroft
CONCERT: Newly Blended Molodies & Harmonies Sunday, January 26th at the PG Playhouse Featuring Catherine Maclellan, Red Moon Road, and Rosewood’s Diary
CONCERT: Smokin’ Hot Vocals Tuesday, January 28th at the PG Playhouse featuring Royal Wood, David Myles, and Ali Henry & the Northern Boys
CONCERT: Verse, Ballads and Slam Wednesday, January 29th at UNBC Canfor Theatre featuring Brendan McLeod, Slam Poetry, and an open mic
CONCERT: American Acoustic & Country Blues Friday, January 31st at the PG Playhouse featuring Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton & Peter Lang
CONCERT: Spicy Latin Jazz & Afro-Cuban Dance Party Saturday, February 1st at the Coast Inn of the North featuring Rumba Calzada, Andino Suns, and NBC Latino-Canadian Society
MORE: Coldsnap is one of Canada’s premiere winter music festivals, and one of the top cultural events in British Columbia. From its beginnings in 2008 it has been featured as a Globe and Mail top pick, a West world destination, a CBC concerts series, and the centrepiece of “Coldsnap Week” as declared by the mayor and council of the City of Prince George. Coldsnap is run entirely by volunteers who believe in highlighting local, national, and international artists of all genres in a way that is accessible to all members of the community. Coldsnap has also earned a reputation as the place to see “the next big thing”, bringing in artists like Dan Mangan, Said the Whale, Aiden Knight, Brasstronaut, Hannah Georgas, Delhi 2 Dublin, Linda McRae and Hey Ocean! shortly before they’ve gone on to critical and international success www.coldsnapfestival.com
PRESENTED BY: CKPG & 99.3 The Drive & 101.3 The River
EVENT: Investors Group Walk for Memories
WHEN: Sunday, January 26th, 2014 Registration opens at 12:30pm, Walk begins at 1:30pm and ends at 3:30pm
WHERE: CN Centre
MORE: 70,000 people in BC have Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and that 10,000 of them are under the age of 65 years old. The Investors Group Walk for Memories brings businesses, neighbors, family members and public officials together helping to fight the affect of the disease. Walk January 26th and help support and bring awareness about Alzheimer.
MORE INFO: Contact Lana Styr 250-552-1025
EVENT: Harlem Globetrotters
WHEN: Tuesday, February 11th at 7pm
WHERE: Northern Sports Centre
TICKETS: $27 General Admission, $60 Court Side available now through Ticketmaster
MORE: The incomparable Harlem Globetrotters return to Prince George. Founded in 1926 by Abe Saperstein, the Harlem Globetrotters played their first-ever road game on January 7, 1927 in Hinckley, Ill. On January 12,1998 the Globetrotters played their historic 20,000th caeer game, a unmatched by any other professional sports team in the world. Much of what fans enjoy about basketball began with the Halem Globetrotters. The team's message, flair, and appeal knows no boundaries and corsses barriers between culture, societies, and people. The Harlem Globetrotters are true champions and pinoneers of basketball all around the globe.
PRESENTED BY: CKPG & 99.3 The Drive & 101.3 The River
EVENT: Haywood Noram Western Canadian Cross-Country ski Championships
WHEN: February 14th - 16th
WHERE:Caledonia Nordic Ski Club
MORE: Caledonia Nordic Ski Club will host the ski competition for the 2014 Winter Games. The event will attract athletes from across Canada who will be vying for positions on Canada’s 2014-15 World Cup Team. Additionally athletes from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon Territories, and the
Northwest Territories will be representing their province in order to determine the Western Canadian
Champions. It is expected that approximately 350 athletes will compete from across Canada.
CONCERT: Hedley Wild Live Tour
WHEN: February 14, 2014 @ 7pm
WHERE: CN Centre
TICKETS: On Sale Now!
MORE: Multiplatinum Canadian pop stars and Juno Award winners, Hedley announce the coast-to-coast Wild Live Tour, in support of their fifth studio album, Wild Life. Kicking off in Prince George. BC on February 14, the tour will be the band’s most extensive Canadian tour to date with more than 30 shows across the country. Joining Hedley on the first half of the tour until March 25 will be Danny Fernandes, JRDN and Alyssa
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: 101.3 The River & Live Nation
EVENT: The Backyardigans Deep Sea Adventure Live
WHEN: Tuesday, February 18th @ 6:30pm
WHERE: CN Centre
MORE: Come along as the Backyardigans explore a magical aquatic world the new production Sea Deep in Adventure.
TICKETS: On Sale Now
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Today’s Best Music, 101.3 The River
EVENT: Spruce King Show Home Lottery
TICKETS: Purchase your ticket for the 17-hundred square foot home built by Scheck construction on November 24th at the Show Home 26-26 Links Drive in Aberdeen Glen Estates or buy them now at Canadian Tire, Pine Centre Mall and at the Spruce Kings Office or by calling 250-962-4946(I-WIN). BC Gaming Event License #59144 Know Your Limit, Play Within It. Must be 19+ to purchase tickets.
EARLY BIRD PRIZING:
Early Bird Draw #1 –Vancouver Canuck's Get-Away with departure from Prince George supplied by Japatedon Travel & Cruises. Valued at $1,000.00 - draw date Sunday December 8, 2013 (8:00pm at the Spruce Kings Lottery Show Home).
GRAND PRIZE: 1,702 square foot Custom Built Show Home including Home Alive Automation System and Security System from Curtis Elite and appliances from the Northern Hardware; located at 2626 Links Drive in the Aberdeen Glen Subdivision of Prince George, BC. Valued at $491,225 (fees and taxes included) - draw date Thursday May 15, 2014 (8:00pm at the Spruce Kings Show Lottery Show Home).
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: 99.3 The Drive & 101.3 The River
EVENT: Love Ourselves Challenege
WHEN: Now - Til January 20th
MORE: February includes Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Submit your photos feature their wristbands! Don't have a wristband? If you live in BC, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address and they will send you your free wristband.. A photo a day will be featured throughout the month of February. To view the Pictures in their social media streams : http://loveourbodiesloveourselves.blogspot.ca/ , facebook.com/loveourbodiesloveourselves
EVENT: 6th Annual Homemade Frozen Cookie Dough, Pastry Dough and Baking Powder Biscuit Sale
MORE: Fundraiser for the Elder Citizen Recreation Association - 1692 10th Ave (between Vancouver and Winnipeg Street)
There are 7 varieties of cookies to choose from. Each package contains three pounds of frozen cookie dough for $10.00. Just slice and bake! Also available are one pound packages of homemade frozen pastry dough for $2.50.
MORE INFO/ORDER: call 250-561-9381 or after hours call 250-964-1118 or email email@example.com
EVENT: Learn to Square Dance
WHEN: Monday's at 7pm
WHERE: Knox United Chruch - 1448 5th Avenue
MORE: Get out and do-si-do! Have fun meeting new people and great exercise by learning to square dance with Northern Twisters Square Dance. No experience necessary. Just drop in.
MORE INFO: Call Gys 250-964-4851
EVENT: Drum Circle with Granville Johnson
WHEN: Friday's 7 to 9pm
WHERE: Le Cercle des Canadiens Francais de Prince George, 1752 Fir Street
MORE: Drop-in fee $10, for students, seniors and on income assistance $5 for more information please call 1-250-966-2320
EVENT: DO YOU HAVE CROHN’S OR ULCERATIVE COLITIS?
WHEN: Second Wednesday of the month. Time: 7 pm
WHERE: Room 5030 UHNBC
MORE: Come and experience a support group for others with inflammatory bowel disease. You are not alone, share stories, learn, all in an understanding environment.
NOW: The Elder Citizens Recreation Association invites you to join them as the place to go for a social life that will include friendship, fun, laughter, good food, volunteer opportunities and many fun activities. You are invited to join! Call Rolanda at their office for details 250-561-9381. They are located at 1692 10th Ave (between Vancouver and Winnipeg St).... ECRA is once again re-starting the following programs:
• Cards: Bridge, Canasta, Cribbage and Whist
• Group Activities (no experience needed): Carpet Bowling, Floor Curling, Line Dancing, Wii Games and Tai Chi.
• Senior Performing Arts: The Drama Club, the Gospel Singers group and the Forever Young Chorus. They have a friendly and fun craft group and also play bingo.
Now: As a tribute to Robert Wood, a scholarship fund has been established to be awarded to a deserving electrical apprentice. If you would like to make a donation, please go to any Scotiabank in Prince George and give to this Account, number 503100092886. If you need more information please call Lydia Naccarato at 250 962-5351.
Now: PLEASE CHECK OUT THE NORTHERN CAPITAL SPORTS SOCIETY COMMUNITY CALENDAR. Click on: NCSS Calendar and check it out. If you want to put your event on this calendar, please email the information to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The following information is needed: Date, Venue, and Name of the event and a website (if available) that I can create a link to
Things that can go on this calendar: Annual General Meetings, not regular meetings, Tournament information (not schedules) Concerts Events such as PG-X 100th Exhibition, Canada Day Celebrations, May Day Parade, Cancer Society Run For a Cure.