Community Calendar


Dec. 8-feb.20

Kitimat Centennial Museum presents “Now Here’s the Deal …” W.A.C. Bennett’s political cartoons. The travelling exhibition from the Kelowna Museum is on display through Feb. 20. Call 632–8950 for information.


terrace salvation army hosts a Valentine’s Day dinner and homeleague fundraiser at 6 p.m. at its location on 3236 Kalum Street. For tickets call Marlene at 638-8696.

friday, feb. 16

The Gitselasu Dancers host a craft and bake sale at the Skeena Mall’s community room from noon to 6 p.m. The dance group will also be performing throughout the day. For info, call Anne at 635-6738 or JoAnne at 635-3738.

saturday, feb. 17

Terrace Art Association hosts its annual member and volunteer appreciation party at the art gallery from 4-6 p.m. Join members and volunteers who help to keep the art gallery prospering. This year’s format is a potluck dinner, therefore RSVP to 635-7332 to confirm your attendance.

saturday, feb. 17

The Terrace and District Multicultural Association hosts the 22nd annual multicultural potluck dinner at 6 p.m. at the Kitsumkalum community hall. Tickets available at Misty River Books. Entry is an ethnic dish and a ticket. Call Jane 638-1594 for information.


Terrace Nisga’a Society hosts an education fair from 1-7:30 p.m. at the society’s community room. Open to members and the public.

thursday, Feb. 22

Uplands School Community invites the public to an evening with author, teacher and councillor Barry MacDonald for an informative and interactive discussion concerning how to parent and mentor boys in today’s culture. Held in the Uplands school gym. Donations greatly appreciated at the door.

FEB. 23-25

TERRACE ART GALLERY hosts a Frostbite Festival. Escape the winter wind chill at the Terrace Art Gallery for a few hours of creative adventure. Sign up now for one or all of the five workshops being offered Feb. 23-25. Choose activities such as beading, monoprinting, ceramics, collage and a drawing circle. For more info regarding times and fees, call the gallery at 638-8884.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

TERRACe health unit hosts a planning, networking and action meeting dubbed Nurturing a healthy Terrace: spotlight on hunger and food security. Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3412 Kalum Street. To be discussed will be solutions to hunger in Terrace and action for positive change. Guest speakers: Theresa Healy, regional facilitator from B.C. Healthy Communities and Joanne Bays, regional manager of Healthy Communities and Community Food Security.Register by phoning 638-1863 or e-mail with subject line “food security meeting.” Call Agatha at 638-1863 for more info.


Terrace Churches’ Food Bank continues its food distributtion at the rear of 4647 Lazelle Ave. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 for surnames S to Z and Thursday, Feb. 15 for anyone missed. The above order will be enforced, so please come on the right day and bring identification for yourself and your dependents.

TERRACE RCMP detachment is offering a free course entitled, ‘How to drug proof your kids.’ which provides parents with practical techniques to reduce the risk of drug abuse. Six two-hour sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. starting Feb. 15. Contact Cst. Rochelle Patenaude at 638-7429 by Feb. 12 to register or for further information.

TERRACE ART GALLERY is calling for submissions to its annual Youth Art Exhibition 2007. All classroom and private teachers, as well as individual artists up to 19 years of age, are invited to participate in this annual outreach project. Submission deadline is March 9. Call Kim at the gallery 638-8884 for info. All pieces must be delivered to the gallery by April 27.

terrace academy of Music presents two days of piano instruction by Dr. Michael Redshaw form the Victoria Conservatory of Music. A soloist, ensemble player, recording artist and educator, Redshaw is also an Examiner Emeritus with the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Music Festival, Redshaw will teach free masterclasses March 10-11. A limited number of private lessons available also at reasonable rates. Call 638-1183 or e-mail with questions or to register. Registration deadline is Feb. 23.

Red Cross Medical equipment loan service in Terrace provides people who are recovering from illness, injury or surgery with borrowed medical equipment. Call 635-3045 and make an appointment or to enquire about volunteering service to the program.

The family place offers Wednesday afternoon drop-ins for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and accompanying adults at the Thornhill Community Centre from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Program runs from Jan. 17 until the end of March. Come and have fun with your baby, toddler or preschooler, meet new and old friends and relax in a family-friendly environment. Everyone welcome. No need to register. For more information, call 6388-1863.

Terrace branch of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society sposors a family to family education course for families of persons with: depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorder. Learn the skills to cope in this free 12-week course that starts Feb. 1. Thursday nights 7-9:30 p.m. at the Stepping Stone Clubhouse. Call Eileen Callanan at 635-3620 for information.

Terrace Anti-Poverty Group Society seeks new members to help provide the vital services it offers within the community. Membership fees are only $5 a year. Fees can be waived for lower income persons. Come to the group’s office at 4628 Park Ave. For more information call 635-4631.

KALUM PUBLIC HEALTH Unit at 3412 Kalum Street offers contraceptive information and low-cost birth control, STD and pregnancy testing. OPT (Options for Sexual Health) clinics will be Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. starting Jan. 4, 2007. Confidential. For info call 638-2200.

The Terrace Writers Guild meets the last Tuesday of every month at Cafenara. Network with other writers, and share goals, markets and tips. Newcomers welcome. Call Sarah at 638-8899.

Heritage Park Museum has new winter hours. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday. For a guided tour call ahead 635-4546.

Terrace Big Brothers and Big Sisters are people who have found a rewarding and meaningful relationship with a child. They spend a couple of hours a week opening up a new world of experiences for a child. It’s easier than you might think to get involved. For more information call 635-4232.

Terrace Toastmasters meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm at the firehall building conference room. New members are always welcome. Call Bob at 638-0923 or Rolf at 635-6911.

The Healing Touch Association of Terrace offers free sessions to the community the first and third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Knox United Church (4907 Lazelle Ave.). Donations to cover hydro costs and heat greatly appreciated. For appointments call 635-8892.

Rotaract Club of Terrace Skeena Valley is now up and running and is looking for new members between the ages of 18 and 30 who are interested in making a difference in Terrace and around the world. The club will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Coast Inn of the West. For more information call Kelly at 635-8843.

Pacific Northwest Music Festival holds monthly committee meetings every third Tuesday of the month. Meetings at 7:30 p.m. at the Terrace Academy of Music (upstairs in the Tillicum building). Phone Tracey 615-2227 for info. The 2007 music festival syllabus is available at Sight and Sound – Keith Ave. Call Irene 635-3215.

The Thornhill Fire Department is looking for volunteer fire fighters. Training and safety equipment is supplied. Call 638-1466.

Support After Suicide support group monthly meetings have been cancelled. Assistance with grief is still available from others that have experienced a suicidal death of someone close. Talking and listening to others about their experiences lessens the burden and eases the pain. For support & info call Joset at 638-1347.

A brain injury support group in Terrace meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 4-5:30 p.m. now in a new location (room 280 of the public health building on Kalum St.). The meetings are open to survivors, family members and service providers. For info, call Mark at 638-1818 or e-mail

Amnesty International Terrace Action Circle’s next meeting is at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22 at the Artful Cup. The public is invited to join a discussion of upcoming events and current issues.

Soup kitchen, operating every Monday from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Kermode Friendship Society, 3313 Kalum St. Enjoy a hot bowls of soup and a bun! Call Angela or Louisa at 635-4906.

Branwyn’s Closet hosts “empowering ourselves as women” on the third Thursday of each month. Call Penny 638-8989 for more information or email:

Royal Canadian Legion needs members and their spouses for auxiliary volunteers to help prepare veggies and pie crusts once a month for steak night and with dishes. Call 635-4862 for more information.

Sweet Adelines Pacific Mist Chorus holds practices at Cassie Hall School’s music room on Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For info, call Viv 635-6905 or Trudi 635-0056.

Girl Guides of Canada in Terrace is looking for volunteers! If you would like to be a Girl Guide leader or on district council call Lia at 635-3868 for more information.

Family History Centre (genealogy) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is open Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. (other times by appointment). Free counselling and access to available. Call 635-4589.

THE SKEENA VALLEY Railroad Association meets every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the railroad coach on the Millenium Trail. Visitors welcome. Call Willy 635-2522 for info.

The Canadian Cancer Resource Centre at 207-4650 Lazelle Ave. is open Monday to Friday from 12-2 p.m. Internet access for cancer research is available. For info about emergency aid or peer support programs, call 638-8583.

The Sweet Adelines Pacific Mist Chorus holds weekly practices at Cassie Hall Elementary School’s music room, from 6:30-9:15 p.m. Call Viv at 615-9128 for more information.

Does your loved one have a brain disorder such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, panic/anxiety disorder, personality disorder or OCD? For free info and /or support call Northwest B.C. Schizophrenia coordinator in Terrace at 635-8206 or toll free: 1-866-7877 (FAM-SUPP). Or attend the Terrace Support Group on the third Tuesday of the month (except December) at 7:30 p.m. at #102- 4450 Greig Ave.

Alzheimer’s Support and Education Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the conference room at Terraceview Lodge. If Alzheimer’s or other geriatric dementias touch your life, you are welcome to attend. For more info, call Aveline at 798-2581 or Doris at 635-0223.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings every night of the week. Call 635-6533. N/A meetings 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at the education room at the hospital. Call Tony at 798-2598.

The Artful Cup hosts Stitch ‘n Bitch, a co-ed knitting circle Tuedays from 7-10 p.m. Sewing and crochet also welcome with people on hand to teach. For more info call Renee at 615-9383.

Single parents, couples, grandparents, foster parents, babysitters… everyone is welcome when lunch is served at the Parent Connection Group. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Skeena Kalum Housing building at 4616 Kalum. Toys, transportation and crafts provided. Call 635-7087 for more information.

Terrace Churches’ Food Bank will distribute food over four days at the rear of 4647 Lazelle Ave. from 1-3 p.m. starting on Monday, Feb. 12 for surnames A to H; Tuesday, Feb. 13 for surnames I to R; Wednesday, Feb. 14 for surnames S to Z; and Thursday, Feb. 15 for anyone missed. The above order will be enforced, so please come on the right day and bring identification for yourself and your dependents.

Dad’s Group meets Mondays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 4665 Park Ave. It’s sponsored by the Terrace Child Development Centre. The focus is recognizing and supporting the valuable role fathers play in their child’s life. Parenting support, speakers, information. Call 635-1830.

The Métis B.C. Nation wants to help sign up Métis members of the community for citizenship in order to be recognized as a nation. Deadline is approaching. Call Leanne at 615-9700, e-mail reg6registrar@gmailcom or go to #206-3228 Kalum St. Transportation to the Terrace office will be provided for the elderly, single mothers, etc.

The Northwest Métis Association meets on the third Wednesday of each month at #206-3228 Kalum Street. Call 638-1199 for information.

Any dog owners interested in working towards competitive basic obedience trials phone 635-6777 and leave a message.

The Kiva Café hosts a staff potluck for NWCC students the last Sunday of every month from 6-9 p.m. Every month has a new theme. Free for students. Non-students can come with a dish. Call Karen at 638-6398 for information.

Mentors needed: Children in the In-School Mentoring program are eagerly awaiting the chance to have a mentor spend one hour a week with them, just hanging out and having fun. For the mentor, it’s a meaningful opportunity to make a profound difference in the life of a child. For more information, call 635-4232.

The Terrace Community Band rehearses Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. in the Skeena Junior Band Room. We welcome all adult wind musicians and percussionists to join in the fun! Info: please call 635-4729.

The Terrace Dragonboat Society meets every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. and Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at Water Lily Bay. Anyone interested in dragonboating is welcome to come out and give it a try. Call Carol 635-4640 or Jocelyn 638-6265.

Skeena Diversity hosts and presents another Safe Harbour – Respect for All workshop. The workshop is free, takes two-plus hours and entitles the participants to a Safe Harbour logo to place on the window or door of their workplace. Scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 from 9-11:30 a.m. at city hall (downstairs boardroom). To pre-register contact: 635-1520 or “”

The Terrace division of the B.C. Honey Producers Association has wrapped up for the 2004 season. Our next meeting will be in February. We remind all beekeepers in the northwest that our area is closed to bee imports, including queens. This is to ensure we remain mite-free. We need new members and welcome beginners. Anyone wishing to become a member may contact Martin at 635-3289 or Yvette at 638-1533.

The Canadian Cancer Resource Centre offers cancer support group for family and friends meeting every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Next meeting is Nov. 24. The cancer centre is at 207-4650 Lazelle Ave. It’s open Monday to Friday from 12-2 p.m. Internet access for cancer research is available. For information about emergency aid or peer support programs, call 638-8583.

Terrace Mental Health Authority’s advisory committe is looking for people interested in mental health issues to join their committee. Call Linda or Pam for information at 638-2202.

Weekly Meetings


ORIGAMI CLUB meets every second and fourth Friday at the Library Meeting Room at 7 p.m. For more information call Noriko at 638-8529.


TERRACE SCRABBLE CLUB now meets on Saturday mornings at the Terrace Public Library at 10 a.m. The club plays national Scrabble Association rules and offers exercises and word lists for new members. For more info call Walter at 638-0433.


ROSSWOOD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION hosts a pancake breakfast on the third Sunday of the month. From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Rosswood Community Hall, 42 km north of Terrace on Kalum Lake Drive. For info call 635-8806.

TERRACE BAHA’I community offers weekly classes in spiritual education for children. For more info call 635-4595.

TERRACE BEE Association meets the last Sunday of every month until June at the Terrace Public Library at 2 p.m. For more info call Martin De Hoog at 635-3289.

TERRACE HORSESHOE CLUB meets Sundays at 1 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. to pitch horseshoes. You don’t need to bring your own set to play. They meet at the Horseshoe pitch at North Sparks and Halliwell (beside Heritage Village and the Kin Hut). Beginners and all ages welcome.


MOOD DISORDER OF BC TERRACE CHAPTER holds support group meetings every first and third Monday at the Stepping Stone Clubhouse. For depressive or bipolar conditions. Info: Allen at 638-8749.

MILLS MEMORIAL Hospital Auxiliary meetings are held on the third Monday in the month at 7 p.m. The venue is at the hospital in the training room. New members are very welcome. For information, call Cathy at 635-2230.

ROSSWOOD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION holds its monthly general meeting on the third Monday of the month. From 7-9 p.m. at the Rosswood Community Hall. New members welcome. The coffee will be on. Please call 635-8806 for more information.

SENIORS GET together for Five-Pin Bowling at the Terrace Bowling Alley. Meet at 1 p.m.

SKEENA SQUARES. Square dancing. Beginners welcome. Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at the Carpenters’ Hall, at the corner of Sparks and Davis. For more info call 635-6875.

TERRACE DOWNTOWN LIONS CLUB meets at its new clubhouse on the Thornhill Community Grounds every first and third Monday of the month. For more info call Peggy at 635-5887 or Mike at 635-6738.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meets Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish, at 4830 Straume. Email for more information.

ORDER OF THE ROYAL PURPLE meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. Call 638-2415 and 635-9228 for more info.

SKEENA VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD ASSOCIATION meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the railcar in the linear park (Grand Trunk Pathway). New members welcome.

MOOD DISORDER OF BC TERRACE CHAPTER holds support group meetings every first and third Monday at the Stepping Stone Clubhouse. For depressive or bipolar conditions. Info: Allen at 638-8749.

MILLS MEMORIAL Hospital Auxiliary meetings are held on the third Monday in the month at 7 p.m. at the hospital in the training room. New members are very welcome.

THE SKEENA VALLEY SNOWMOBILE CLUB meets on the first Wednesday of the month downstairs at the Sandman Inn at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. For info, call Joyce at 635-7913.


DAIKO JI SOTOZEN CENTRE hosts Zazen meditation every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at the centre. For info phone 635-3455.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD Clinic is open every Tuesday night from 7-9 p.m. Information and counselling on birth control and birth control supplies at reasonable cost. Drop in. They’re at the front of the health unit on Kalum. For more info or to volunteer call 638-2027.

T’AI CHI FOR SENIORS is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m. at the Happy Gang Centre. For more info call Marg at 638-6364.

THE TERRACE COMMUNITY BAND rehearses Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. in the Skeena Junior band room. We welcome all new and former adult members to join in the fun. For info, please call 635-4729.

SCHIZOPHRENIA SOCIETY meets the third Tuesday of every month from September to June at 7:30 p.m. at Stepping Stone Clubhouse. For more information call 638-2202.

SHAMROCK 4-H CLUB meets the third Tuesday of each month. New members between the ages of 9 and 19 years old are welcome. Call Laurie at 635-9401 or Lynn at 635-2931 for more information.

TERRACE WRITERS’ GUILD meets the last Tuesday of every month at Cafenera Cafe at 7:30 p.m. Very informal get together to share information and give positive encouragement. For more info call Chantal 638-7978.

TERRACE TOASTMASTERS meets selected Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the Skeena Health Unit, 3412 Kalum Ave. Next meetings scheduled are April 5 and 12. Open to new members. Call Bob at 638-0923 or Rolf at 635-6911.

Northern Lenses Camera Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except July and August), at 7 p.m. in the Terrace Art Gallery (located in the basement of the Terrace Library.) For information call David at 638-0146 or Ian at 635-3812, or email New members are welcome.


ALZHEIMERS SUPPORT AND EDUCATION GROUP monthly meeting every second Wednesday of each month at the Terraceview Lodge at 7 p.m. If Alzheimers or other geriatric dementias touch your life, you’re welcome to attend. Call Aveline at 798-2581 or Doris at 635-0223.

COFFEE BREAK – COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY FOR WOMEN: Bible study, child care and study material supplied at the Christian Reformed Church, 3602 Sparks from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Elaine: 635-9005 or Lucy:635-9610.

FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE (geneology) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at 1744 Kenworth St., is open Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. Any other time by appointment. Call 635-3190.

KINETTE CLUB OF TERRACE meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Kin Hut at 6:30 p.m. We are an energetic group of women serving the community’s greatest needs. If you’d like more information, call Corrine or Helen at 638-1231 (Eves).

NORTHWEST BC METIS ASSOCIATION meets every third Wednesday of the month, excluding July and August, at 6:30 p.m. at 206-3228 Kalum St. Drop by or call 638-1199.

NORTHWEST INJURED WORKERS ASSOCIATION, a registered society that helps people with WCB problems, meets every second Wednesday of the month at the Kin Hut at 7 p.m. For info call Jim Smith at 635-9121

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Coffee Group meets every second Wednesday at the White Spot at 10 a.m. Call Lisa at 635-4974 for info.

ONE STEP, a women’s drop-in group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3 p.m. at Ksan House Society. An opportunity for women to come together, share and listen. For information, or to recieve a childcare subsidy, call 635-2373.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY dancing every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Knox United Church Hall at 4907 Lazelle Ave. Call 635-5163.

747 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS Unicorn Squadron holds air cadet training sessions every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. at the air cadet hall at the airport. For more info. call Linda at 635-5567.

TERRACE DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB meets Wednesday evenings at 6:45 at the Legion. Interested partnerships welcome. For more information contact 635-3788.

TERRACE ROD AND GUN CLUB meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse at the Rifle Range.

THORNHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE has an adult-child drop-in with preschool and literacy activities that parents and children can enjoy together Wednesday from 1:15-3:15 p.m. through April 13. Note: now sesseion during March break.Snacks and good company! Everyone welcome, no registration, no charge. Call 638-1863.

ZAZEN MEDITATION at 7 p.m. every Wednesday evening at the Terrace Buddhist Centre. Everyone welcome. For info call 638-8396 or 635-9242.


BIG BROTHERS & Big Sisters holds a board meeting the third Thursday of every month at 3237 Kalum St. at 7:30 p.m. They’re looking for volunteers and board members. Contact Lois at 635-4232 for more info.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Cancer Resource Centre. Drop in. For more info call Rose Marie at 635-6985 or Craig 635-0049.

CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP meets the third Thursday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Skeena Health Unit Auditorium. The group fights pain with education, laughter, sharing and caring. For more information, call Pat at 635-5078 or Diane at 638-8587.

GREATER TERRACE BEAUTIFICATION SOCIETY meets every first Thursday of the month at city hall in council chambers from 7-9 p.m. The society’s mission statement is to foster individual responsibility for beautification and tidiness. Receipts for charitable donations.

KINSMEN CLUB of Terrace meets the first and third Thursday of each month until June. The Kinsmen seek to build and maintain a first class community. For more info call Bruce at 635-6316.

TERRACE PARENTS for French meet the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Kiti K’Shan school staff room. Call 635-0135.

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibily) meets Thursday evenings at the Northwest Health Unit auditorium. Weigh in starts at 6 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Come for a free visit. For more info call Joan at 635-0998.

SWEET ADELINES PACIFIC MIST CHORUS holds weekly practices at Cassie Hall Elementary School’s music room, from 6:30-9:15 p.m. Call Viv at 615-9128 for more information.

Alanon meets every Sunday at 7 p.m at the Women’s Centre.

The Terrace Greater Beautification Society’s beautification work bees meet Tuesday nights at the George Little House at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. The society also meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at city hall. New members welcome. For information call Chris at 638-1049. (LEAVE OUT FOR SUMMER)

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