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Adults get to declare their choices for local government elected officials on October 20. Although young people cannot yet participate in this democratic opportunity, it’s a perfect time to think and talk together about leadership. 

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: 
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Now in it's 4th year, this fun event is a colourful walk / run fundraiser event followed by a concert with Hark Raving Sirens.

This is a great family event that raises funds for the Fernie Child Care Society, a local non-profit organization. Come and check out some of our amazing community trails and their beautiful fall colours. Be sure to join us after the race with refreshments and food, prizes and live music by the Hark Raving Sirens.

Register early and receive a free pair of Colour Crawl Sunglasses, while quantities last!

Picky eaters in the house can be a constant frustration and worry for parents. Here’s a strategy to help your youngsters develop healthy relationships with food and take some of the stress off mom and dad’s shoulders.

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'Back to school' is emotionally loaded for many of us. As a phrase, those three words can represent many different feelings all tangled together. 

For generations, people have suffered and sacrificed to find answers. A quest for truth. Climbing to mountain-high monasteries or crossing the Swamp of Sadness to search out all-knowing beings.

Young people value play, discovery, and connection – those are the things that are important to all of us when we are little. Do you remember how easy it was to laugh and make friends when you were a kid?

Your teenager may pull away from family time, he may spend evenings on his phone in a private bubble, or she might start hanging out with people that you find questionable. How are we supposed to support and guide our teens when they resist our presence?
 

Bucket lists tend to be a list of big ticket items that you would like to accomplish in your lifetime, possibly as a means of ensuring that you have a full life.

Who has your back? When you’re in a tough spot, and life has thrown you into a dark place you never dreamed possible, who cares if you find your way out?

Earth can thrive if we treat her right. Same with our kids.