Category: Virtual Events

The 35th Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala Coming Soon to a TV Near You!

Kendall Robertson // Prince George Chamber of Commerce The 35th annual Business Excellence Awards is fast approaching and given the circumstances of 2020, the event will look differently this year.  The Prince George Chamber of Commerce has partnered once again with Northland Nissan and the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group to bring you the same awards show we all know and love, however, this year you can tune in to CKPG TV from the comfort of your own home on October 12th at 5, 6, and 11 PM! This year’s theme is “Response, Recovery, and Resiliency”, a nod to the hardships

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2020 Downtown Fallfest – new ways and more days!

Colleen Van Mook // Downtown Prince George Fall is a time to celebrate the changing of the leaves and to embrace that slight chill in the air. Last year, we were so excited to see how Prince George folks filled our downtown streets on the wonderful Downtown Fallfest Saturday in September. Although the 2020 event will look different, we did not want to lose the opportunity to promote downtown and to give our community a chance to celebrate the autumn season. We have turned Downtown Fallfest into a month-long celebration and a way to support our great downtown businesses –

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Tee it up in Prince George!

Originally published on Tourism Prince George Colin Carson // Tourism Prince George Surrounded by the wild north, Prince George boasts six distinct golf courses and ample opportunities to play. Nestled in between valleys and running through natural northern forests, golfers can choose between a variety of play styles and terrain. You’ll soon find yourself on the edge of the city playing among wildflowers and local wildlife or centered in the core of the city valley, with amenities only minutes away.   Aberdeen Glen Book a Tee Time Located less than ten minutes from downtown, this premier course is the longest course in the

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How Downtown Prince George re-imagined Downtown Summerfest

Alisha Rubadeau // Downtown Prince George On Sunday July 12 Downtown Prince George invites you to our re-imagined Downtown Summerfest! That seems like the easiest sentence to write, but it was no easy task getting to it. The idiom “we’re building the plane while flying it” has been our motto since February. The changes that we have seen this year have left many events in Prince George cancelled or postponed. When we had our first Downtown Summerfest Zoom meeting, the team at Downtown Prince George knew we wanted the event to go on – but none of us could imagine

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6 ways that you can create a memorable 2020 May long weekend

Kirstyn Wallace The May long weekend is the perfect time to relax, unwind, and celebrate some much-deserved time off. While the 2020 long weekend may look a little different from years past, there are still many ways that you and your family can enjoy what Prince George has to offer.  This long weekend, we’re really encouraging people to stay close to home, practice safe physical distancing and enjoy the great activities right in our own community’s backyard. It’s important that we all continue to do our part to “plank the curve” to minimize the impacts of COVID-19.  Right now is

Mr. PG colouring page created by artist Erin Stagg

Celebrate Mr. PG’s 60th birthday!

Kirstyn Wallace There’s no better symbol of Prince George’s community spirit than Mr. PG – so it’s only fitting that his birthday would become such a demonstration of that spirit in action. When the original plans for a birthday party at the site of Mr. PG were cancelled because of provincial health orders, various local organizations, artists, and entrepreneurs banded together to come up with new plans. The result is a variety of activities that can be enjoyed from home or by practicing physical distancing. The group of presenters now includes the Prince George Farmers Market Association and their food

Critter Convos at the Exploration Place

Virtual events with the Exploration Place

Kirstyn Wallace The Exploration Place museum is currently closed, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until you can visit again. Follow The Exploration Place on Facebook, as the staff bring the museum to life virtually from your device. Critter Convos Join head keeper Sabrina, Monday to Friday at 10am on Facebook Live for an interactive, up-close visit with the animals housed at The Exploration Place. Keep your kid’s learning active as you learn about the critters unique behaviour, habitats and personalities. What Does Chad Have Take a deep dive into the local history housed at The Exploration Place.

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The Prince George Public Library goes virtual

Kirstyn Wallace Jump onto Facebook and follow along as Austin or Larissa host a weekly live Storytime session, or try a 30-minute storytime all told in French. Hands-on activities include Facebook Live kid crafts and virtual teen D&D sessions. Or if you have 10-12 year olds in your house, try a weekly Google Hangouts with friends and Teen Librarian, Chris. Storytime of Facebook Live | Tuesdays | 11am Double Digits on Google Hangouts | Tuesdays | 3pmClothing Crafts For Kids on Facebook Live | Wednesday | 11:30amRead to Me in French on Facebook Live | Thursdays | 11:30amIntro to D&D

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