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2022 Summer Programs 

Sunday August 21         Car Boot Vendor Registration                   11:00 am – 4:00 pm

If you would like to have a space at this giant yard sale. CLICK HERE to register!

August 22 – 26            Mixed Media Madness Camp       8 – 13 years    10:00 – 4:00    $195 week/ $50 day drop in (if space allows, call 250-629-3669 to confirm) 

This camp is a full day of art making activities for young artists ages 8 to 13. From portrait painting to comic book creating, there’s something for all artsy kids. Use the week to build a portfolio that will be shown at the Youth Art Show & Gallery which will run alongside the Saturday Market. CLICK HERE to register.

Youth Leadership Program   13 – 21 years
Are you looking to gain experience in leadership and working with children? This program helps you learn the skills to be prepared to become a Leader. CLICK HERE to register to receive updates.

 

Autumn Market Vendor    Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00, Sept. 10 – Nov. 12  REGISTER HERE

Yultide Market Vendor     Saturdays 10:00 – 2:00, Nov. 19 – Dec. 17 (Reg. opens Sept. 14)

Winter Market Vendor     Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00, Dec. 31 – Mar. 4 

Spring Market Vendor     Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00, Mar. 11 – May. 13 

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Year Round Youth Programs

Volunteer and Intern Programs 10 – 19 years
Build workplace skills and experience! Learn the basics skills needed to: work in a Café as a server or assistant manager, maintenance or landscaping skills, advertising basics, organize  and run activities and many other jobs; the time commitment for these programs are flexible and accommodating. 

Leaders for the Earth 13 – 19 years
Registrations are being taken for this fun and educational activity for youth! We will be hosting regular in-person, at-a-distance, outdoor and environmental leadership activities for youth, including outdoor living skills, environmental awareness, and food and farming skills. We will also offer virtual and remote resources through a monthly newsletter. 

Youth Book Club  13 – 19 years
A monthly book club for teens ages 13-19. Our goal is to create a space for book-loving teens to gather, read and discuss new books, and socialize. We have been meeting over Zoom and are completing our second book, and anyone who wishes to join is very welcome! 

Across the Ages – Fostering Intergenerational Connections 12 – 19 years
Created in 2020, Across the Ages  is a program to foster intergenerational connection on the Southern Gulf Islands, run collaboratively between the SGI Community Resource Centre and the Pender Community Hall. We are recruiting youth (19 and under) and senior members (55+) from across Southern Gulf Island communities to participate in a virtual buddy program. 

Register for a Youth Program

 

Registrations

Wednesday June 15          12:00 – 3:30pm

55+ Soup, Sandwich and Cinema     

This activity is brought to you by the Pender Island Health Centre Community Support Programs. CLICK HERE to register for the lunch.

 

3rd Friday Monthly           1:00 – 3:00 pm

55+ Take a Break                           by donation   

Sign up to get information about this monthly activity put on by the Health Centre and SGI Community Resource Centre! CLICK HERE to receive updates and registration information.

 

Regular Activities  – COMING SOON

10:00 – 12:00 1st Friday Monthly                     

Crafty Corner                                  by donation   

Registration is not required, drop in is fine, but will allow us to keep you up to date about future special activities, changes to the program, make sure we have enough supplies or supplies you may want to bring. Start date TBD.

 

10:00 – 12:00 2nd Friday Monthly                   

Heritage Skills Keepers              by donation

Learn about the self-sufficiency skills our homesteader, pioneer and First Nations ancestors used to live with and in harmony with the bounty of the land. Discussions and presentations can range from local food security, food walks, modern self-sustainability projects, or home crafts…. All ages welcome. Registration is not required, but will allow us to keep you up to date about future special activities or changes to the program.  

 

10:00 – 12:00 3rd Friday Monthly                  

Adulting 101                                      by donation                    

Do you Adult well? Maybe you could learn some ways to do it better!  We will talk about, and have presentations about money, wellness, DIY, relationships, lifestyle, work… All ages welcome. You can join us in person or, for most dates, online.  Registration is not required, drop in is fine, but will allow us to keep you up to date about future special activities or changes to the program. Start date TBD.

   – Are you interested in sharing your skills or knowledge? We are looking for volunteer leaders to help build up our skills as a community.  

 

10:00 – 2:00 3rd Friday Monthly                   

Youth Leadership Session           by donation                   

A great get together for youth 13 – 24 to have fun, learn skills, play games and develop events and activities!  Lunch provided.  Registration is not required, drop in is fine, but will allow us to keep you up to date about future special activities or changes. 

 

10:00 – 12:00 4th Friday Monthly                   

To Be Announced                         by donation                   

 

10:00 – 12:00 5th Friday Monthly                   

To Be Announced                         by donation                   

With only four of these special weeks per year, what should we do with these bonus days? Let us know what you would like to see and we can help get it going!

Past events

10:00 – 2:00, January 23         Winter Clean-up Work Bee

Get your dusters, pails and squeegees ready, it’s time to dust off the annual Community Hall Cleaning Work Bee. Come for the whole day or just an hour. We can find jobs for all ages and abilities.

Bring yourself, your friends, buckets, wash rags, pruners, gloves and a desire to make our Hall sparkle. Enjoy a homemade lunch, refreshments and the satisfaction of working together to support our Hall!

 

7:00 pm, January 29                 Film: American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

After being forced by the Nazis to sing defeatist war propaganda, Mildred Gillars (Meadow Williams) is captured by American authorities and sent to trial. After agreeing to defend Gillars, lawyer James Laughlin (Al Pacino) struggles to redeem her reputation. 

Friday May 20         7:30 – 9:00pm 

Film: Free Guy

This film is being put on by the Community Hall Youth Leadership program. In the extremely popular video game, Free City, a NPC named Guy learns the true nature of his existence when he meets the girl of his dreams, a human player. $5, masks encouraged during the film.

Saturday May 21         6:00 – 7:30pm     

Potluck and Film Night

6:00 – 6:30 help set-up and visit. 6:30 – 7:30 dinner. 7:30 film. Meet up with your friends and neighbours, bring a pot dish to share and chat about whatever you like. $2, masks encouraged during the film.

Saturday May 21         7:30 – 9:00pm 

Film: The First Grader

An 84-year-old Kenyan (Oliver Litondo) fights for his right to attend school for the first time and receive the education he previously could not afford. $5, masks encouraged during the film.