Category: Virtual Events

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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

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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

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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