e4c February/March Updates

SIT Fall Term Completed – New Term Begins January 28
The School for Indigenous Teachings held a closing ceremony for the fall semester on December 17 at Alex Taylor School. Participants received certificates and gifts for their accomplishments from instructors, and a feast followed. The School for Indigenous Teachings (e4c/Wellness Network/ECALA) offers weekly classes in the inner city delivered by knowledge keepers and cultural leaders over the course of 8-10 weeks. The program and classes will repeat in accordance with ongoing interest and demand.

The next semester starts with the opening ceremony on January 28th. For information on classes and registration, visit @e4cwellness on Facebook, or contact Taro at (780) 424-2870 or thashimoto@e4calberta.org. Also visit @schoolforindigenousteachings on Facebook.

“Comfort and Joy” Winter Solstice Music Night Concert
Winter warmth was found with neighbours and friends enjoying music and treats! Studio 96 and e4c hosted a merry musical event including choirs, candlelight, and sing-a-longs! Friday, December 21, 2018 was an evening gathering of all things merry and musical at Studio 96 (10909 96 Street). See Kathryn’s article on page four.

For information regarding next year’s concert please contact: (780) 424-2870/Email: krambow@e4calberta.org

McCauley Apartments Mural Project – Production Workshops and Meetings
The spring/summer of 2019 just became more colourful! McCauley Apartments along with Capital Region Housing’s Education Department and SUCCEED Program have joined with McCauley Apartments tenants and neighbours to design and complete the McCauley Apartments Community Mural Project. Design workshops and initial production will occur during February and March. Stay tuned for more news as the mural develops! Please contact for information: thashimoto@e4calberta.org/(780) 424-2870.

McCauley Apartments Office Hours in 2019
The e4c Office at McCauley Apartments (9541- 108A Avenue) is a friendly gathering place for tenants and McCauley neighbours. We welcome you to stop by for a cup of coffee, or call for information on a range of community-based programs at (780) 424-2870. We are open weekly 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Taro is the e4c Community Development Officer.

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Volume 40, Issue 8 will be published December 15. Articles and photos concerning community news, events, and opinions are welcome. We also accept submissions of poetry and cartoons. Deadline: November 22, 2019. Send submissions to: editor@bmcnews.org. Articles should be 400 words or less and accompanied by photographs (JPG, in high resolution) when possible.