Kids

Students in the Columbia Basin can learn about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship through JA British Columbia (JABC). Columbia Basin Trust is providing JABC with $460,500 over three years to provide support to students throughout the region.

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm

Registration for Fall 2020 has begun! Stop in and visit them. Check out their space, meet their teachers, ask questions.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Teen Happiness Lab Presents: Best Year Ever!

TEACHING TEENS TOOLS AND SKILLS, BACKED BY RESEARCH, TO BUILD CONFIDENCE, RESOURCEFULNESS, EQUANIMITY, CONNECTION, AND HAPPINESS THAT WILL SERVE THEM NOW AND THE FUTURE.

Slay the Semester on your terms your way! Discover your strengths with the VIA Strengths Finder, a scientifically validated survey that is regarded as a central tool of positive psychology. It’s been used in hundreds of research studies and taken by over 8 million people in over 190 countries.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Time: 
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn to identify tracks and scat of winter wildlife. Read the stories in the snow about what activity is going on in your own backyard.

Wild Nature Tours are led by local naturalists with all proceeds being returned to environmental education programming.

Cost is $40 for nonmembers (includes lifetime Wildsight membership) and $30 for current Wildsight members. Sign up online.

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time: 
11:00am - 12:00pm

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy - Elk Valley and the Fernie Heritage Library are joining forces for #familyliteracyweek and inviting anyone wanting to participate in the "The Great Big Buddy Read".

Event Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Peter H. Reynolds' classic book, THE DOT, challenges us to 'Make your mark and see where it takes you. Bring a friend, sibling or meet someone new and join in on some activities to mark your own creativity. All children require a valid library card and waiver to attend. Must be 7 years or older to attend.

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 8:00pm

A Christmas Pool Party and celebrate the start of the festive season in style! This family friendly event will have loads of activities for the kids, including a swim and underwater pictures with Santa.

Cost: Regular admission

Event Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Holiday Movie: "KLAUS"

Popcorn and a holiday-themed movie on this Pro D Friday. Drop in, waiver required. Children under 7 able to attend when accompanied by a caregiver.

Wild Child Sewing came about from Leah's personal need for clothing for her daughter that was unique, of great quality, and a reflection of her lifestyle here in Fernie. She wanted clothing that was going to fit her and last her longer than the clothing Leah was finding in department stores or online.

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Bring your acoustic instrument (voices count as well!) and join the jam! Not your forte? Craft alongside the carollers. Hot chocolate and treats and all craft supplies provided.