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Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

28 Apr 2016 by Kerry Benjoe  Leader-Post     Judy Jones, Canadian Blood Services associate director for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories, said blood donations are needed every day, but there are a few factors coming into play, which are impacting its supply. Some of the...


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...


Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

Government House - Changing Art Exhibits! 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina QEII Art Gallery Located along the Queen Elizabeth II Wing – Upper Hall, this space provides opportunities for local and provincial artisans to prominently display their works. This exhibit—which has featured everything...


FREE! Family Storytime!  At the Library!

FREE! Family Storytime! At the Library!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families

FAMILY STORYTIME CRAFTERNOON  For families.  Registration required!   A leisurely afternoon of stories, crafting and refreshments.  Supplies provided.  Ages 3 and over. Sunday, May 1  2:00-3:00 pmSunrise Branch 3130 E. Woodhams Dr. 306-777-6095 (for information...


FREE!  Personal Financial Management Workshop!  At the Regina Food Bank!

FREE! Personal Financial Management Workshop! At the Regina Food Bank!

Posted in Community Programs

This free workshop is designed to help those with fixed or low incomes make the best financial decisions with their available resources. Participants will learn budgeting, banking options, managing credit, debt repayment, and the effects of consumerism. Workshop dates: Monday May 2nd and...


Job Fair 2016!  Free!  Plan to Attend!

Job Fair 2016! Free! Plan to Attend!

Posted in Community Programs

Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Job Fair 2016:  Empowering Newcomers through Employment  Connecting Employers to a Diverse Workforce    Thursday April 28, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Core Ritchie Multi-Purpose Gym 445 14th Ave, Regina   Come meet some of the best employers in the city,...


FREE!  Lego Play! At the Library!

FREE! Lego Play! At the Library!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families

LEGO PLAY!  Drop In! (no registration needed) Ages 6-12. Enjoy some fun construction time with the library's collection of LEGO bricks! Parents and caregivers are asked to remain in the library or join in during this free play time. Thursday April 28  3:30 - 6:00 pm Thursday May 26  3:30...


Free!  Police Showcase!  Find Out About Regina Police Service!

Free! Police Showcase! Find Out About Regina Police Service!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

May 25!   2 live shows!  1:30 pm and 6:30 pm    Brandt Centre - Evraz Place                                                                                               Live ACTION Demonstrations by: Explosive Disposal Unit Crisis Negoitators SWAT K9 more front-line...


Fraud Alert!

Fraud Alert!

Some new immigrants are receiving phone calls from someone impersonating a CIC officer or Toronto Police.  This type of phone call is known as a 'SCAM'or 'FRAUD'.  Calls are made by criminals, who pretend to be an agency official.  They try to scare you, then get personal information so they...