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Do Talk to Strangers!  You'll Be Happy You Did!

Do Talk to Strangers! You'll Be Happy You Did!

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6 Jun 2016Leader-PostCOLBY ITKOWITZDo talk to strangers — you’ll be happy you didZoomBookmarkSharePrintListenTranslateIt’s not quite therapy, but if you need someone to hear you, they’ll listenRita Goodroe smiled at the passersby, offering them a seat in the empty chair in front of her....


Beautiful Feet Ministries! Taking Supplies to Zambia!

Beautiful Feet Ministries! Taking Supplies to Zambia!

7 May 2016  by Darlene Polachic  Leader-Post      BIBLES FOR ZAMBIANS   Clair Ziolkowski, founder of Beautiful Feet Ministries, will take 2,400 of these pillowcase dresses, sewn by volunteers across Saskatchewan, to Zambia later this year for girls in orphanages.  Clair Ziolkowski’s first...


Sask. Science Centre Releases Bats from Shelter!

Sask. Science Centre Releases Bats from Shelter!

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14 May 2016  By Alex Johnson Leader-Post   Bats spread their wings after winter at the ‘spa’ Saskatchewan Science Centre event coordinator Sheila Beaubien feeds a big brown bat some mealworms in Regina on Friday. Some bats that spent the winter at the science centre were released...


MOSAIC! A Festival of Cultures! June 2nd, 3rd and 4th!

MOSAIC! A Festival of Cultures! June 2nd, 3rd and 4th!

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Mo Fun! Mo Culture! Mosaic! Mosaic will be taking place on June 4th, 5th and 6th! We have twenty participating pavilions with the return of the Polish and First Nations Pavilions!   Austrian Edelweiss Pavilion   Balaton Hungarian Pavilion                       ...


Language School Organizations Call On Government to Restore $225,000 Grant!

Language School Organizations Call On Government to Restore $225,000 Grant!

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Protests continue over cuts to Sask. language schools  Education Minister says parents can pick up the extra cost   CBC News Posted: May 30, 2016 5:23 PM  People who support heritage language classes were at the Legislature on Monday to protest the government's decision to cut $225,000 from...


Education for Truth and Reconciliation!  Public 'Blanket Exercise' in Regina!  June 1!  FREE!

Education for Truth and Reconciliation! Public 'Blanket Exercise' in Regina! June 1! FREE!

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Join us for the Blanket Exercise, an interactive experience that explores the impact of the history between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.  Without knowing our shared history, we cannot come to reconciliation.   Bring an open mind and heart—and a blanket!   All are welcome,...


High Praise for City's First Cultural Plan!

High Praise for City's First Cultural Plan!

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19 May 2016 Leader-Post by Natascia Lypny   Regina’s first cultural plan is on its way to implementation after years of public involvement and a significant rewrite.   Coun. Bob Hawkins, a member of the municipal community and protective services committee that approved the plan Wednesday,...


Petition to RESTORE Government Funding for Heritage Language Schools!

Petition to RESTORE Government Funding for Heritage Language Schools!

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The Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages (SOHL) is circulating a petition which will be presented in the Legislative Assembly! They need your support! SOHL and SIA have been in touch with MLA David Forbes, who is prepared to present a Petition to restore funding for heritage...


FREE! Wings Over Wascana  Nature Festival 2016! Saturday May 28!

FREE! Wings Over Wascana Nature Festival 2016! Saturday May 28!

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Learn about Wascana Marsh and what animals live there!   Lots of Activities!    Pond-dipping, nature walks, bird-watching.... Wascana Marsh is a thriving 223 hectare marshland located within Wascana Centre in Regina. Its existence dates back to 1913 when a planner had the foresight to...


Cathedral Village Arts Festival Kicks Off with Poetry and a whole Lot More!

Cathedral Village Arts Festival Kicks Off with Poetry and a whole Lot More!

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Story by Ashley Martin May 23, 2016   Sheri-D Wilson wanted to call it “action poetry.” She was overruled. Wilson came up with term back in the late 1980s, part of a budding hybrid scene of poetry and theatre in Vancouver. “Action poetry” encompassed the characteristics of the art form: “It’s...