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Cultural Saturdays

Cultural Saturdays offers cultural activities each week with an adult and kids program available.

Adults program will a different activity each week such as dance, theatre, pottery, sewing, concerts and more. Try something new or return to an old favorite there is something for everyone. Adults program varies in each week in time and cost.

Kids program is also available for 5-12 age group. 9-4pm most weeks for a full day of art activities. Pre registration is required via eventbrite. Once a month there will be a special edition with a guest instructor teaching a special skill.

January

Adults program:

January 5th, 7-9pm Couples Latin Dance with Adriana of Latin Vibes
January 12th, 7-9pm Theatre Games Night
January 19th, 2-4pm Beginner Pottery with Kerri Holmes
January 26th Drawing for Painting with Liza Gareau Tosh

Kids Program:

January 5th, 12th and 19th
A full day of creativity on Saturdays with Nadia. Lots of fun and great way for your child to develop different arts skills!

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged 5-12
  • Full and Half day options available: 9am-12pm and/or 1pm-4pm (lunchbreak supervised, bring a packed lunch – please note, we ask for a nut free environment)
  • Half day $28, full day $56 per child
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Nadia Logist Navarro has been teaching violin and music to kids and adults for many years. She has been teaching arts & crafts classes to groups of kids since 2011 in the summer camps & homeschooling programs that she and her husband have developed.

January 26th Special addition: Join Sami Valavaara for a kids guitar jam session! Check back for further details!

 

 

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Thank you to our Sponsors:

Thank you to our Sponsors
British Columbia Arts Council The City of Fernie Columbia Basin Trust Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance BC Hydro The Fernie Fix Park Place Lodge