Tag Archives: Fernie Women’s Resource Centre


Plan Your Week – Community Family Calendar

Fernie Early Years Weekly Calendar


Little Sprouts & Mountain Kids

Little Sprouts Kids Program at EcoGarden Fernie

These two popular summer programs start tomorrow:

Mountain Kids at Rotary Park, for 0-6 year olds and their caregivers. 9:30-11:30. Tomorrow there will be sprinklers, snacks, stories and activities provided. Brought to you by Fernie Women’s Centre. For more details: Mountain Kids Facebook Page

Little Sprouts in the Garden, for 0-6 year olds, runs every Thursday at the EcoGarden in Prentice Park, Fernie in July and August from 9:30-11:30am. This program is facilitated by the Wildsight Elk Valley Branch. For more details: Little Sprouts Facebook Page

Job Posting At Fernie Women’s Resource Centre

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The Fernie Women’s Resource Centre is looking for a temporary Office Assistant/Outreach Worker. Check out the posting on WorkBC. Please help us spread the word about this job opportunity!

Job posting expires September 16th.


Fernie Women’s Resource Offers Free Yoga Program

Free Yoga Program at Fernie Women's Resource Centre


Free Lunch For Women (Children Welcome) At Fernie Women’s Resource Centre

free lunch for women at Fernie Women's Resource Centre

Women & Writing At Women’s Resource Centre

I love discovering new programs in Fernie, especially creative ones. This class seems different and a wonderful and relaxing way to get the creative wheels turning again. Found on OurFernie.com:

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Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy and the Fernie Women’s Resource Centre present Women & Writing!

Women & Writing is a program that gives women the chance to build confidence in their writing skills as they learn new ways to express their thoughts and feelings through the written word. Writing will be paired each week with a craft project to stir creativity and increase comfort. Join us for tea and some fun in a relaxed environment! February 6 to March 13, Fridays, 2-4pm at the Fernie Women’s Resource Centre! Free! For more information or to register, contact: Meghan Morton, Community Literacy Coordinator at mmorton@cbal.org or (250) 946-6474″

Celebrate International Women’s Day In Fernie

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Come out and help The Fernie Women’s Centre celebrate the 100th year anniversary of International Women’s Day with a night of socializing and local entertainment.

The event will be held Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at The Arts Station from 7 to 9 PM. Entrance is by donation or free.

There will be yummy munchies by The Blue Toque.

The highlight of the night will be all the local entertainment!
Come check out:
• The Bickertons featuring Heather McDonald, Paul Michael, and Mike Tomney
• Spoken word by Tanya Malcolm
• Poetry by Courtney Baker
• Jenna Priestner and Marcia Hanson
• Open mike slots from 8:15-8:30
• Sage McBride and Tim Newton of Shred Kelly will be closing the night off.

Everyone is welcome!

We hope to see you there!

***  Did you know, in 1911…

Following the decision agreed at Copenhagen in 1911, International Women’s Day (IWD) was honoured the first time in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland on 19 March. More than one million women and men attended IWD rallies campaigning for women’s rights to work, vote, be trained, to hold public office and end discrimination. However less than a week later on 25 March, the tragic ‘Triangle Fire’ in New York City took the lives of more than 140 working women, most of them Italian and Jewish immigrants. This disastrous event drew significant attention to working conditions and labour legislation in the United States that became a focus of subsequent International Women’s Day events. 1911 also saw women’s ‘Bread & Roses’ campaign.

– from the IWD Fact Sheet