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Indigenous Creative Arts Showcase

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Robert McLaughlin Gallery (72 Queen St., Oshawa)
Thursday, October 27th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

From the collaborators of the four-part Anti-Indigenous Racism Panel Series, we are joining as a collective again for a one-night, in-person event! Celebrate the creativity of the local Indigenous community through music, poetry, and dance performances.

Light refreshments will be provided for this free, drop-in event.

Stay tuned for more details soon!

Presented in partnership with the Region of Durham, Durham Public Libraries, Durham College, Durham College Students Association, Ontario Tech University, and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

Indigenous Creative Arts Showcase.

 

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Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Black Experience Townhall: Building Relationships & Moving Forward

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[Adults, youth]

Newcastle Community Hall (20 King Ave. W.)
Thursday, October 6th
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Durham Black Network presents the 2nd Black Experience Townhall, focusing on the justice system and policing through real-life stories, advice on navigating the system, advocacy, community dialogue strategies on building relationships, and moving forward.

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington and the Carion Fenn Foundation.

Black Experience Townhall poster.

Please click on the image above or this link for a full-size poster (PDF)

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through Eventbrite directly.

Please note:

  • Media Waiver: This program will be recorded, posted online, and shared with other platforms to help increase awareness, improve community, and allow others to learn from the content. By attending you are giving the Carion Fenn Foundation your permission to record your image, conversation and give up permission to distribute this content as it sees fit. This program will be recorded by the Carion Fenn Foundation. If you do not feel comfortable being included in the recording, please let the Carion Fenn Foundation know before the event. If you have any concerns regarding this waiver or any media that may be captured, please contact the Carion Fenn Foundation at 289-923-8170.
  • Donations: The program is free to attend. Donations are voluntary, and are being collected by the Carion Fenn Foundation.

 

 

 

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop (Online)

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Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Monday, November 7th
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Improve your relationships with your partner, family, friends, and others. Learn about active listening and empathy, how to better express your needs and feelings, and the role of non-verbal communication.

Presented in partnership with The Coaching Mind.

Check out an alternate session of the Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop on Monday, October 3rd at the Courtice Branch! (Drop in; registration not required for the in person session)

 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Monday, November 7, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop (Courtice)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, October 3rd
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Improve your relationships with your partner, family, friends, and others. Learn about active listening and empathy, how to better express your needs and feelings, and the role of non-verbal communication.

Presented in partnership with The Coaching Mind.

Check out an alternate session of the Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop on Monday, November 7th online via Zoom! (Registration required for the online session)

 

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Monday, October 3, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Harvest Festival Book Sale

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Newcastle Branch
Saturday, October 1st
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Have a book? Give a book.
Need a book? Buy a book!

Support your Library and Museum and visit the Newcastle Branch during the Newcastle Harvest Festival for our largest book sale ever!

Books and other materials donated by the community and de-selected from the Library will be available for purchase all day at bargain rates, and all the proceeds will come back to support Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives.
 

Book Donations

Time for a little shelf cleaning! Donations of all materials, including books, DVDs, video games, etc. will be accepted at all locations from Monday, September 12th until Friday, September 30th.

Harvest Festival Book Sale.

 

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Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Babysitting Course (Courtice)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, November 26th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:

  • How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
  • Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
  • How to recognize potential hazards;
  • What parents expect of a babysitter;
  • How to safely find customers; and
  • Rural babysitting.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, September 24th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, October 29th at the Bowmanville Branch!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, October 29th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:

  • How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
  • Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
  • How to recognize potential hazards;
  • What parents expect of a babysitter;
  • How to safely find customers; and
  • Rural babysitting.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, September 24th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, November 26th at the Courtice Branch!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

Date: 
Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Newcastle)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch
Saturday, September 24th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:

  • How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
  • Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
  • How to recognize potential hazards;
  • What parents expect of a babysitter;
  • How to safely find customers; and
  • Rural babysitting.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, October 29th at the Bowmanville Branch and Saturday, November 26th at the Courtice Branch!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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c_wonder Coding Workshop (Grades 5 to 8, Bowmanville)

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[Ages 10 to 14; Grades 5 to 8]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, November 19th
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Each c_wonder Coding Workshop introduces participants to the fundamentals of coding. Students will explore coding concepts such as inputs, outputs, if statements, loops, variables, and operators through hands-on activities to apply what they have learned and strengthen their coding skills.

Presented in partnership with Engineering Outreach, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Ontario Tech University.

Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Be sure to check out other upcoming c_wonder Workshops!

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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c_wonder Coding Workshop (Grades 1 to 4, Newcastle)

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[Ages 6 to 10; Grades 1 to 4]

Newcastle Branch
Saturday, October 22nd
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Each c_wonder Coding Workshop introduces participants to the fundamentals of coding. Students will explore coding concepts such as inputs, outputs, if statements, loops, variables, and operators through hands-on activities to apply what they have learned and strengthen their coding skills.

Presented in partnership with Engineering Outreach, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Ontario Tech University.

Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Be sure to check out other upcoming c_wonder Workshops!

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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