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Habitat for Humanity Encourages Families to Apply for Home Ownership!

Habitat for Humanity Encourages Families to Apply for Home Ownership!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Apply For Homeownership  Habitat for Humanity homes are sold to families who are in need of a hand up, not a hand out.  With no down payment required and financed with affordable, interest-free mortgages, Habitat homes are safe, decent and affordable.  Partner families will have mortgage...


A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News / Youth

3 May 2016  by Ashley Martin Leader-Post   When Mohammed Ajeel came to Canada a year ago, he only knew a bit of English.  Photo Bryan Schlosser       Mohammed Ajeel, standing at left, and English instructor Lisa Jane de Gara work with students in a class.   Ajeel is a 15-year-old boy from...


FREE!  Food for the Price-Conscious (and Healthy) Person!  At the Library! Register now!

FREE! Food for the Price-Conscious (and Healthy) Person! At the Library! Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Food prices have gone way up but there are some alternatives to simply paying more. Join us as we explore these options - such as growing your own food,alternatives to pricy health foods and products, and healthy meals on a budget. Registration required. Sun, May 8 2:00-3:00 pmCentral...


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

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

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families

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!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

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...


FREE!  Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16!  Register Now!

FREE! Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16! Register Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Youth

  Ginga Futebol Academy will hold a football (soccer) program for Syrian Youth aged 13 to 16 years old.   This program is totally FREE  of charge and will be held at New Albert Park (5040 Queen St. - near Harbour Landing).   The program runs every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm Starting...


Women Help Build Habitat Homes for Those in Need!

Women Help Build Habitat Homes for Those in Need!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

28 Apr 2016 by Kerry Benjoe Leader-Post   Pink hard hats may not be that common on most construction sites, but they are at Habitat for Humanity’s Haultain Crossing build. Photo by Bryan Schlosser    A group of 200 area women comes together each year to assist with Habitat for Humanity...


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

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

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

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...


Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

The RRLIP, in collaboration with local community agencies, has just completed a photo project, featuring the pictures and stories of 8 different refugee families living in Regina! Regina is full of amazing people with many different backgrounds, histories and stories.  We hope this project...


"Izzy Dolls", 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

"Izzy Dolls", 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

The Canadian military is hoping to recruit volunteers with a specific skill set: knitting or crocheting.  That’s right. It wants you to help knit the national gift of peace, the Izzy Doll. For the past two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million...