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 Bird Day! Field Trip to a Park!  Learn about Saskatchewan Birds! FREE!

Bird Day! Field Trip to a Park! Learn about Saskatchewan Birds! FREE!

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In collaboration with Nature Saskatchewan, RODS Welcoming Community for Newcomers Program is presenting a 'Bird Day' event for newcomer families and youth (8 years and up)!   Participants will learn about different kinds of Saskatchewan birds and participate in various activities. To be held...


How to Prepare In the Event of an Emergency

How to Prepare In the Event of an Emergency

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4 May 2016 by Craig Baird Leader-Post   If the worst happens, how prepared are you?  Flooding, severe storms, and wildfires can strike with little to no warning, cutting utilities for hours or days or resulting in an evacuation. Unfortunately, most Canadians are not prepared for such a...


FREE!  Hearing Screenings for Children! At the Library!

FREE! Hearing Screenings for Children! At the Library!

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May is Speech and Hearing Month!  Hearing is an important component of early literacy!    Dr. Debbie Davis and the audiologists at Eastside Audiology will provide free hearing screenings for anyone under 18, including newborns.  Wednesday, May 11    5:30-8:00 pmGlen Elm Branch 1601 Dewdney...


Community Gardens!  Information!

Community Gardens! Information!

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Want to join a Community Garden this summer? Find out where community and school gardens are located in Regina and how to join using this interactive map and table! Click on the interactive community and school garden map to see where public gardens are located in Regina (must be in a...


City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

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The City of Regina has launched a mass notification system to alert residents during emergencies.   May 2016 by Natascia Lypny Leader-Post    “I can’t stress enough how important this system is for our community,” said Fire Chief Ernie Polsom. The system, called Notifynow, will send out...


Breast Milk Donors Sought for RQHR Neonatal ICU Depot

Breast Milk Donors Sought for RQHR Neonatal ICU Depot

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Breast milk donors are being sought for the milk depot at the Regina General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). “Breast milk is of particular importance to help babies in our NICU gain health and strength, but some mothers cannot provide their own for a variety of reasons, such...


Mosaic Stadium Farewell!  Join the Fun!

Mosaic Stadium Farewell! Join the Fun!

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Mosaic Stadium is a community gathering space that is special to many in Regina and our province as a whole. It has served us well and we wanted to make the stadium as accessible as possible in 2016 for residents to say good-bye.”  - Mayor Fougere   Kick-Off Celebration - May 21, 2016 ...


FREE! Children's Clay Workshop!  At the Library!

FREE! Children's Clay Workshop! At the Library!

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Animal Pockets: Children's Clay Tile Creation Workshop!  Children ages 7-12.  Registration required!  In this clay workshop, artist Denise Smith will teach young creators how to make animal shaped, clay wall pockets that can hold jewelry, keys, flowers and other treasures.  Children...


FREE! Regina Regional Heritage Fair!  Friday May 6!

FREE! Regina Regional Heritage Fair! Friday May 6!

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Any student in grades 4 through 8 in Saskatchewan is eligible to participate in the Heritage Fairs program. Any teacher or homeschooling family can use Heritage Fairs to enhance their Social Studies, Science, Communication, or Language Arts classes. Heritage is wide-reaching and...


Fundraiser!  Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

Fundraiser! Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

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28 Apr 2016 Ashley Martin Leader-Post    The event is called Ride Don’t Hide, and that’s exactly the point. The fundraiser fights stigma and generates cash for programs.  Photo by Don Healy    Carole Morsky is co-chair of the Ride Don’t Hide cycling fundraiser in support of the Canadian...