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Events, Activities and Programs for You!

This page is a listing of upcoming events and services offered to Sagamok community community members.  All these listings appear in our Community Calendar that you can find here:  http://sagamok.ca/calendar/

 

Currenlty, we list  

  • March Break 2018
  • For Everyone
  • For Youth
  • For Families
  • For Parents
  • For Elders

 

 

 

 

MARCH BREAK

 

 

Monday, March 12   CRAFTS: MAKING SOCK MONKEYS from 1-7pm at the Youth Centre.  This event is for youths between the ages of 12 - 24 years. 

 

 

Tuesday, March 13   LASAGNA MAKING from 1-7pm at the Youth Centre

 

 

Wednesday, March 14   YOUTH DROP IN from 1-5pm at the Youth Centre. 

 

 

Thursday, Friday and Saturday March 15, 16 & 17   YOUTH CENTRE OPEN REGULAR HOURS

 

 

For more information, contact Jenna Guignard by calling (705)865-2171 ext.329

 

 

 

Poster: March Break Youth Centre Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 16   H.E.A.R.T. CONFERENCE from 9:30am - 3:30pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  This year's conference features former NHL player Jason Simon who is an Active Professional Speaker and Motivator and touring North America.  He brings his message of struggle, perseverance and a commitment to mental and physical well-being.  He is extremely passionate about the development of the youth within aboriginal communities.  Door prizes!  Lunch and snacks provided.  For more information, contact Jenna Guignard by calling (705)865-2171 ext.329

 

 

 

for EVERYONE!

January 20 - March 24     Chief & Council 2018 COMMUNITY CHALLENGE    Chief & Council encourage community members to eat healthy and be more active!  The entire family is welcome to join!  Registration ends: January19, 2018.  Extended to January 23, 2018.  Various physical activity programs, cooking demonstrations, monthly good food boxes.  Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Adult Male, Adult Female, Youth and Children.  For more information or to register, contact Laura McMeekin-Clarke, Physical Wellness Worker at (705) 865-2171 ext.318. 

Read more about this challenge in our news section!

Chief and Council 2018 Community Challenge Update: Day 1; Can still register tomorrow!   Posted January 20, 2018

2018 Chief & Council Community Challenge Launches January 20.  71 Sign Up for Challenge.  20 Sign In for opening day Registration   Posted January 20, 2018

 

Once Monthly (2nd Friday)   COMMUNITY SOUP KITCHEN from 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Sagamok Niigaaniin Works offices located at 575 Sagamok Road.  Clients can come in by 10am to help make soup for the day and homemade buns or scone for lunch.  The Community Soup Kitchen is sponsored by Sagamok Niigaaniin Ontario Works.  For more information, contact Sagamok Niigaaniin Works at (705) 865-1395. 

February 16, March 16

 

Monday Nights    SPRING SEWING CLUB from 6-9pm at the Community Wellness Department.  Everyone is welcome.  There will be a sewing instructor on site.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  There will be new stock of spring fabrics. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 20   BEADING WORKSHOP from 2-4pm or 6-8pm at Saswin (51 Kokoko Miikan).  This event is facilitated by Kirsten Stoneypoint.  Please call Brad Polson or Jennifer Lalonde at (705) 865-2182 to register for your preferred time or obtain more information. 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 24   50s-60s Dance with Oh Behave Band from 6-9pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  This event is for everyone but children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  !  Cost is $1 or 1 canned food item.  There will be a Best 50s-60s Singer Costume Contest in two divisions (24 years+ and under 24 years) with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to be won.  Canteen available. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for YOUTH!

Mondays   YOUTH ADDICTIONS TALKING CIRCLE from 4-6pm at the Youth Centre (512 Cedar Street).  For grades 6, 7 & 8 students.  Transportation provided from Biidaaban Kinoomaagegamik to the Youth Centre and then home afterwards.  Participants will enjoy dinner and fun activities while learning in a Circle setting.  This is a safe, culturally based environment facilitated by Community Workers and Traditional Teachers.  Parental Consent is required.  17 spots available.  For more information, please contact Darlene McNaughton, Student Mental Health Worker at (705) 865-2387 or Jenna Guignard, Youth Wellness Worker at (705) 865-2171 ext.329. 

 

 

Thursdays    YOUTH BOYS DRUMMING PROGRAM from 6-8pm at the Community Wellness Building. For more information, please contact Michael Abitong, Community Mentor at (705) 865-2171 EX.349.

 

 

Thursdays    YOUTH BODY FIT PROGRAM (Boys 12-15 years)    from 4:00 - 5:00pm at the Sagamok Fitness Centre located at 512 Cedar Street.  For more information, contact Michael Abitong, Community Mentor at (705) 865-2171 ext.349. 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesdays (February 7, 14, 21 & 28, March 7 & 14)    KARATE (Youth Girls & Boys Ages 12-24) from 5-6:30pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  Instructor Allen Toulouse.  Get the self confidence you always wanted. 

Increased fitness     Increased Strength     Sharpened Awareness     Better Focus     Reduced Stress and Tension     Improved Self Confidence     Learn Practical Self Defence   

Register with Michael Abitong, Community Mentor by phoning (705) 865-2171 ext.349

 

 

 

  

4th Wednesday   LBGTQ2S GROUP (ages 12-24) from 6-8pm at the Youth Centre for youth. For more information, contact Jenna Guignard, Youth Wellness Worker at (705) 865-2171 ext.329.

 

 

 

 

4th Wednesday   Sagamok YOUNG WARRIORS YOUTH COUNCIL MEETINGS    Council Meets every 2nd  Wednesday of each month from 4:45-6:30pm at the New Youth Centre located at 512 Cedar Street. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Jenna Guignard, Youth Wellness Worker at (705) 865-2171 ext.329 or guignard_jennifer@sagamok.ca

March 14           April 11                 May 9

 
 
 

Youth Centre Hours of Operation

512 Cedar Street                        (705) 865-3001

Thursdays           4:30-8:30pm

Fridays                 4:30-9:00pm

Saturdays            2:00-9:00on

 

 

 

 

for FAMILIES!

Mondays    14+ VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE  from 6-9pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  Minimum of 8 players per team. Deadline to register a team is January 19. Season schedule TBD after registration is complete.  For more information, contact Laura McMeekin-Clarke, Physical Wellness Worker at the Sagamok Community Wellness Department by phoning (705) 865-2171 or by emailing physicalwellness@sagamok.ca

 

 

Tuesdays (February 6, 13, 20, 27 & March 6, 20)   Youth/Family BADMINTON from 6-8pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  Divisions: Mix Couples & Youth (12-24 years) Singles. Bring a parent, uncle, brother or sister!  Register with Michael Abitong, Community Mentor by phoning (705) 865-2171 ext.349  

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 30   EASTER EGG HUNT from 1-3pm at the Multi-Educational Centre.  There will be lots of fun for kids and families with games, snacks and prizes.  For more information or to register your family, contact Gail Trudeau at the Community Wellness Department by phoning (705) 865-2171 ext.352. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for PARENTS!

The DAD'S PROGRAM is for all those men in the Sagamok community who fill the role of "Dad" in the lives of one of our new generations - fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other guardians.  The Dad's Program meets every second Wednesday between 6-8pm.  The group is inclusive of all Dads and determines activities together as a group.  The Dad's program provides Dads with an opportunity to come together as parents is a supportive environment to share stories, skills, advice and engaging them as parents in a social setting.  For more information or to request transportation, contact Dennis Trudeau, Parent-Infant Advisor at the Community Wellness Department at (705) 865-2171 ext.324 between the hours of 9am-4:30pm.  The Dad's Program is a program of Sagamok Naandwejige-Gamik. 

 

 

The MOM's PROGRAM The Mom's Program is for all mothers in the Sagamok community who fill the role of "Mom" in the lives of one of our new generations - mothers, step-mothers, grandfathers, uncles and other guardians. 

The Mom's Program is currently in a "Confidence Camp" program cycle and meets every Monday between 7:00-8:30pm, engaging participants with healthy eating cooking classes, custom physical fitness plans, mental health and wellness, cultural wellness, beauty boot camp (make up application and skin care workshops) and much more!  Transportation is available for this event by request.  For more information or to request transportation, contact Dennis Trudeau, Parent-Infant Advisor at the Community Wellness Department at (705) 865-2171 ext.324between the hours of 9am-4:30pm.  The Dad's Program is a program of Sagamok Naandwejige-Gamik. 

 

 

 

for ELDERS!

Tuesdays & Thursday Mornings        Chair Yoga from 11:15am - 12:00pm at the Elders' Eagle Lodge (West Wing).  Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support.  Classes begin February 6 and run through until March 29.  Please dress comfortably, bring a reusable water bottle and a positive attitude.  If you require transportation or want to register, please contact Laura McMeekin-Clarke, Physical Wellness Worker at (705) 865-2171 ext.318 or emailing physicalwellnessworker@sagamok.ca 
 
 
 
First Friday of Month        Bowling Club (55+)  from 10:30am-12:00pm at Venture Lanes Bowling Alley in Espanola [52 Mead Boulevard (705) 869-2450  venturelanebowling@gmail.com] with Lunch from 12:15pm-1:45pm [location determined by group].  This program is for individuals 55+ or self-referred individuals seeking opportunities for low-impact physical activity and or more socialization.  Bowling fees are covered by Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik. Lunch is the responsibility of the participant (either restaurant or pack your own lunch!)  There are limited transportation spots available and spots are reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.  Alternatively, participants may drive themselves.  Join the Sagamok Bowling Club and enjoy some laughs, healthy snacks, physical activity, music and social time with friends.  To register, contact Laura McMeekin-Clarke, Physical Wellness Worker at Sagamok Naandwedjige-Gamik by phoning (7050 865-2171 ext.318 or emailing physicalwellnessworker@sagamok.ca 

March 2