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March 2015

58th Annual Muskrat Jamboree

March 27 - March 30

The people of Mackenzie Delta come out after a long winter to eat, dance, play, and celebrate the coming change in weather and to rekindle old friendships. The 4 days of this celebration are filled with activities like skidoo races, dog racing, jigging contests, a community feast, log sawing, ice chiseling, dancing, drumming, and more!

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March 2015
$5

Repair Cafe | Drop-in

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YuKonstruct Makerspace,
135 Industrial Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2V2 Canada
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Have a broken small home appliance? Bring it in and see if it’s fixable using multimeters, solderirons and other tools. This easy intro to electronics and small appliance repair will be a usual evening of learning skills that you can take home. This event is free for members. $5 drop in fee for non-members.

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March 2015
$10

Life Drawing Open Studio

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Friday until May 22, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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This non-instructional program is intended for those who have experience with drawing. Bring your own materials and supplies but you’re welcome to use the studio easels and boards. Models will be arranged by Arts Underground. $10 per session

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March 2015

Buckwheat Ski Classic

An annual ski race on the scenic Log Cabin ski trails on the South Klondike Highway.

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March 2015

Widdershins Arts & Craft Sale

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Widdershins Arts & Craft Sale,
53 Wilson Drive, Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
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“Widdershins: In a direction contrary to the sun’s course, or counter clockwise.” You’re invited to the First Annual Widdershins Arts & Craft Sale! Artists and crafters will be displaying and selling work that they are known for, as well as something new outside of their norm. A chance to move counter clockwise, if you will. There will a wide selection including pottery, natural bath and beauty products, jewelry, paintings, and much more! Artists come from all over the Yukon, Alaska…

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March 2015
$5

KIAC Drop-in Painting

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until April 25, 2015
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture,
902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT YOB 1G0 Canada
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Come and paint with artists and get inspired while inspiring others! No instruction will be offered. Paints, brushes, and easels will be provided. Just bring something to paint on!

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March 2015

Canadian Masters Curling Championships

March 29 - April 5
Whitehorse Curling Club,
300-1 Sumanik Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Watch the masters at work during this championship at the Whitehorse Curling Club!

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March 2015

Jazz on the Wing: Campbell Ryga Quartet

March 29 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Campbell is a Vancouver based musician who is recognized as a leader on soprano and alto saxophone. Campbell’s career soared as a headliner with Moe Koffman and Rob McConnell’s Boss Brass and then studying for a year with George Coleman. With 72 jazz recordings, 3 Juno Awards and 2 nominations, a Grammy nomination, and 2 Western Canadian Music Awards, Campbell is a key player on the West Coast jazz scene. The Campbell Ryga Quartet includes Bob Murphy on piano, Craig…

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March 2015

Annual Reindeer Crossing

March 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come each spring more than 3000 Reindeer make their way from the foothills to cross the frozen Mackenzie River to head to their calving grounds located on a small island in the Canadian Arctic.

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March 2015
$99

Felted Tea Cozies

March 29 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Takhini Arena,
345 Range Rd, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 3E5 Canada
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Learn about fabric and wool to make your very own tea cozy! Bring your favourite tea pot, an old towel, a nice sharp pair of scissors and a lunch. This workshop will be lead by Sheila Alexandrovich. To register click here!

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March 2015
5/hour

Ceramics Open Studio

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until July 26, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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Arts Underground is offering non-instructed open studio sessions for you to come in and use the studio’s tool and equipment. Clay and some tools are available for purchase. Open every Sunday except long weekends. $5 per hour.

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March 2015

National Masters at the Whitehorse Curling Club

March 30 - April 6
Whitehorse Curling Club,
300-1 Sumanik Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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Come see curling masters from across the nation!

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March 2015
$295

Portrait Drawing & Painting with Suzanne Paleczny

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until May 5, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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This workshop will introduce you to portrait drawing and painting, going over topics such as; anatomy of the face, proportions, characteristics of facial features, light and shadow, colour mixing, and creative use of colour. You’ll be working from live models and trying out mediums such as graphite, charcoal, and acrylic paint. All skill levels are welcome! Ages 14+. To register, drop by Arts Underground or call reception at (867) 667-4080. Yukon Art Society members get 10% off.

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April 2015

Celebration of Swans

April 1 - April 30
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Every year
Swan Haven,
M'Clintock Bay, Marsh Lake, YT Canada
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Every year, thousands of trumpeter swans migrate through the Yukon. Residents and visitors alike flock to open waters at Marsh Lake to see the swans arrive. This celebration involves interpretation and special events. Swan Haven Interpretive Centre opens on April 1 and offers interpretation and programming throughout the month of April.

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April 2015
$10

Dark Room Club

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until April 29, 2015
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture,
902 Second Avenue, Dawson City, YT YOB 1G0 Canada
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Interested in photography? Then the Dark Room Club is right up your alley. Paper is available for purchase. $10 per drop-in. For more information or to join, please contact Rebekah.

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April 2015
305 plus GST

Beginner Pottery/Ceramics With Larry DuGuay

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until May 6, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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In this workshop you’ll be introduced to the properties of clay, wheel throwing techniques, and hand-building and studio practices. Participants will be able to fire and glaze their own work to take home! Ages 14+. To register, come to Arts Underground or call (867) 667-4080. Yukon Art Society members get 10% off!

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April 2015
$10

Painting Open Studio with Neil Graham

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Wednesday until May 20, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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Intended for those with experience painting, these non-instruction sessions provide space to work on paintings with others. Bring your own materials and supplies, but you’re welcome to use the studio easels. $10 per session

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April 2015
$75

The Art of Chocolate Making

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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Spend an evening making delicious chocolate, just in time for Easter! Learn the principles of chocolate tempering and enrobing of artisanal chocolates, and then take home the samples you’ve made to give to loved ones. To register click here!

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April 2015

Rixx & Roxx

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until July 29, 2015
Casa Loma,
1702-1790 Centennial Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0A1 Canada
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Whether you call it the Wax Museum or the Wrinkle factory Rixx and Roxx will be playing a wide variety of music from originals to covers! Come and hang with us, it’ll be a time you won’t forget!

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April 2015

Johnny Rogers & the New Music Jam

April 1 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until May 6, 2015
Paddy’s Place,
101 Wood St, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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New tunes every Wednesday at Paddy’s Place.

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April 2015

BRU Night

April 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until May 6, 2015
Yukon Inn,
4220 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1K1 Canada
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It’s a night of music with Ryan Dorward and Brandon Bothwell that you don’t want to miss out on at the Yukon Inn’s Boiler Room!

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April 2015

Dawson City International Short Film Festival

April 2 - April 5

This film festival is one of the most northern festivals of its kind. The Dawson City International Short Film Festival (DCISFF) shows short films of all genres every Easter weekend. The Festival also features workshops, meet-and-greets, awards, and more. Purchase tickets in advance online.

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April 2015
$6

Jazz in the Hall: Anne Turner

April 2
Old Fire Hall,
1105 1st Ave , Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4 Canada
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This jazz series at the Old Fire Hall happens once a month throughout the winter months. Yukon jazz musicians play to Whitehorse audiences. This evening features bassist Anne Turner, educational vignette and jazz jam. Old Fire Hall. Tickets $6 at the door.

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April 2015

Dawson City Sled Dawgs Diamond Dempster Daze

April 2 - April 3
Dawson City, Yukon,
Dawson City, YT Canada
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Come join in as snowmobiles ride along the frozen Dempster Highway and rip through Tombstone Territorial Park. Celebrations at Diamond Tooth Gerties to follow!

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April 2015
Free

Raven Rules

April 2 @ 11:00 am - April 27 @ 6:00 pm
Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery,
4129 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1H7 Canada
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“Raven Rules”, a show of paintings by artist Heidi Hehn will open with a reception at Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery on April 2nd, 5 to 8pm. The show runs until April 26. Gallery hours; Tuesday until Saturday, 11am to 6pm, Sunday, 11am to 4pm. YAAW’s new location is 4129 4th Avenue, beside Antoinette’s.

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April 2015

Free Comics Workshop

April 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the first Thursday until May 7, 2015
Whitehorse Public Library,
1171 Front Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6 Canada
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Learn the art of storytelling and make your very own comic books! All for free at the Whitehorse Public Library. Bring your ideas and supplies.

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April 2015
$305

Level II Ceramics / Pottery with Lynne Sofiak

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until May 15, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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Completed the beginner ceramics course? Refine your techniques for creating functional ware! This class will also provide an opportunity to try creating more sophisticated forms. To register, drop by Arts Underground or call reception at (867) 667-4080. Yukon Art Society members get 10% off.

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April 2015
$35

Festival of Fools

April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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The Festival of Fools, also known as All Fool’s Day has been around since Roman times when they celebrated the Festival of Hilaria, dedicated to the pursuit of fun and spring frivolity. Come celebrate this Festival with the Lemon Bucket Orkestra from Toronto and the Yukon Circus Society! Tickets are: Adults $35, Elders $30, Students $17. Buy your tickets here!

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April 2015

John Hatch: Japan & Montreal in Black + White

April 3 - April 25
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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April 2015

Irene Hutton Memorial Bonspiel

April 3 - April 5
Village of Mayo,
Mayo, YT Canada
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The Memorial Bonspiel takes place the first weekend of April to honor a longtime volunteer in curling. Up to 24 teams participate with a chance for great prizes. After curling a dinner and dance is held for participants.

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April 2015

Watson Lake’s 61st Annual Open Bonspiel

April 4 - April 6
Watson Lake Recreation Centre,
Lakeview Ave, Watson Lake, Yukon Canada

Put on your sweater, soak your old straw broom, lace up your curling boots…It’s time to curl like we did back in the day! $100 / team ★ 3-game guarantee ★ Cash Prizes And don’t miss the extra fun, including darts, bocce, door prizes, and costume awards! Sign up as a team or individual by Tues, April 1 by contacting Sarah at 604-347-7313 or sarahmwolfe@gmail.com

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April 2015

Dawson’s Amazing Easter Egg Fight

April 4

There are strange things done under the midnight sun. Join in on the strange tradition on Dawson City’s frozen river where eggs decorate participants as people pelt each other with eggs!

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April 2015

Watson Lake’s Got Talent!

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Watson Lake Recreation Centre,
Lakeview Ave, Watson Lake, Yukon Canada
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Entry fee and cash prizes! Winner takes all! All ages! So start practicing and tell all of your friends!

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April 2015

Canada Games Centre Easter Activities

April 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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Purchase your wristband and bring your somebunny for free. Hop through the Canada Games Centre and enjoy our drop-in activities and family friendly surprises.

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April 2015

Brave New Words

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the first Tuesday until June 2, 2015
Rah Rah Gallery,
6159-6th Ave, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Canada
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Join in Rah Rah Gallery’s open mic event for writers and storytellers. There will usually be a live musician hosting. Espresso, wine, and beer will also be available for purchase.

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April 2015

Whitehorse Photography Club Meeting

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the first Tuesday until May 5, 2015
Whitehorse Public Library,
1171 Front Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6 Canada
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For over 35 years the Whitehorse Photography Club as been active with workshops, field trips, meetings, guest speakers and more for photographers of all levels.

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April 2015

Rotary Music Festival

April 8 - April 18
Venues around Whitehorse,
Whitehorse, YT Canada
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The Rotary Music Festival creates venue space for young musicians to showcase their talents in piano, flute, woodwinds, voice, strings, guitar, percussion, bands, choirs, and more. Around 1,200 participants come each year for performance and adjudication. Come watch and support young Yukon musicians!

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April 2015

Cannibal: The Musical

April 9 - April 25
Old Fire Hall,
1105 1st Ave , Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4 Canada
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Created by Trey Parker, directed by Brian Fidler. Created by the very same Trey Parker behind Team America, South Park, and the recent huge Broadway hit The Book of Mormon. Cannibal is loosely based on the true story of Alfred Packer and the details of his trip from Utah to Colorado that left his travel companions dead, and somewhat eaten. Encouraged by the writer to adapt the show to one’s whim, it was only a matter of time until Yukon’s…

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April 2015
$75

Botanical Illustration with Misha Donohoe

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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Have a love for flowers and colour? This workshop is for you! Learn about botanical drawing and colouring with Prismacolor pencils in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Learn about achieving depth, translucency, and vibrancy in your work. All levels welcome. Ages 14+. To register, drop by Arts Underground or call reception at (867) 667-4080. Yukon Art Society members get 10% off. All supplies included in cost.

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April 2015
$295

Introduction to Silversmithing and Jewellery Design with Shelley MacDonald

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - April 12 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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In this class you’ll be introduced to fundamental metalworking techniques and usage of specialized tools. Work with both copper and silver to make your own unique jewellery in this friendly and fun workshop! You’ll acquire the basic principles of jewellery making and design. Bring a notebook, pen, and old clothing to wear. No previous experience required! Ages 18+. To register, drop by Arts Underground or call reception at (867) 667-4080. Yukon Art Society members get 10% off.

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April 2015

Walking With Our Sisters

April 11 - April 25
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre,
1171 1 Ave, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G9 Canada
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A Commemorative Art Installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the USA. Over 1,181+ native women and girls have been reported missing or murdered in the last 30 years in Canada. Many vanished without an adequate inquiry into their disappearance or murders by the general public, media, politicians, and even law enforcement. In this massive commemorative art installation, 1,763+ pairs of moccasin vamps (tops) and 108 pairs of children’s vamps were created and donated by individuals…

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April 2015
$135

Fine Art for Kidz

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until June 6, 2015
Vanier Catholic Secondary School,
16 Duke Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4M2 Canada
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In this class young artists will be introduced to the basics of art making. Each Saturday a new medium will be explored, subjects include: Drawing, printmaking, painting, collage, sculpture, and mixed media. Ages 6 – 12. To register for the morning or afternoon classes, click here! There will be no classes Saturday May 16.

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April 2015
$65

Tree of Life Necklaces

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Canada Games Centre,
200 Hamilton Blvd Whitehorse, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0A6 Canada
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The tree is a symbol found in many spiritual and mythological traditions around the world. It symbolizes many things, one of which is the three main systems of the tree: roots, trucks, and branches which represent the development of body, psyche, and spirit. Learn wire bending techniques and make your very own tree of life necklace! To register click here!

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April 2015

Volunteer of the Year 2014

April 15
Coast High Country Inn,
4051 4th Ave, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1H1 Canada
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The City invites your organization to nominate an individual who has made a significant contribution to your organization or to the community as a whole in 2014. Nominate today!

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April 2015

Spring Show of Winter Art Work

April 17
AB Hall,
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Answering the question, “What do you do in the Winter?” Great music & an amazing array of artwork and music by Skagway residents.

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April 2015

Skagway Folk Festival

April 17
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April 2015

Dog Wash Fundraiser

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the third Saturday until May 16, 2015
The Feed Store Pet Junction,
9006 Quartz Road, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2Z5 Canada
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Come bring your dog to wash off the winter blues or spring mud, and raise money for a good cause! All profit will be going to the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter. First come first serve.

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April 2015
$5

Yk-Ak Coffee House

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Whitehorse United Church,
601 Main St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1M6 Canada
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For our final coffee house it’s Open Stage by invitation. Phone (867) 633-4580. There will also be a potluck at 4:30 PM, so bring something to contribute! Help set up 5:30 PM, 7 PM the show starts.

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April 2015
$225

Figurative Clay Sculpture with Sandra Grace Storey

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 30, 2015
Arts Underground,
305 Main St #15, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B4 Canada
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In this intensive workshop students will be exploring gesture and creating a sense of weightlessness and physicality with the use of armatures. Each student will be making a number of pieces in order to develop skills in clay sculpture with a focus of risk-taking and exploration instead of a finished product. Completed work will be fired and a later class for colouring will be held. Bring reference material of anything you’d like to make! Could be the human figure, animals,…

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April 2015

Kids Kreate: Zine-making

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yukon Arts Centre,
300 College Drive, Whitehorse, YT Canada
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This family event is designed for kids and adults alike to get messy, have fun, and learn about art! Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! The Kids Kreate family event takes place one Sunday from September to April. The classes run from 1 – 4 pm at the Yukon Arts Centre unless otherwise noted.

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