Happening at the Ashcroft HUB

A movie day, sign and wine glass painting, a home vendors event, a night market, and much more.

To contact the HUB for information, or to register for a program, call (250) 453-9177 or email ashcrofthub@gmail.com unless otherwise noted.

Community Connect Expo

There are still a few spaces available at the Community Connect Expo, taking place at the HUB from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. The event will address post-wildfire trauma recovery with tools, resources, education, and trauma recovery help via a full day of speakers and workshops. Local programs, services, clubs, and resources that are available to help will also be featured.

The registration cost is $20 per person, and includes lunch and snacks.

Anyone who wants to attend but needs assistance with the registration fee should contact the South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society at (250) 453-9656.

TRU courses

Thompson Rivers University is offering several courses at the HUB in April. Occupational First Aid Level 1 is being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, and Transportation Endorsement is being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17; the fee for each course is $160.

A Fire Suppression Recertification course is being offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 24 ($50), and a two-day Fire Suppression and Entrapment course is being held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 24 and 25. The fee for this course is $250.

For more information, contact Margaret Hohner at (250) 256-4296 or mhohner@tru.ca. To register for any of the courses, go to http://bit.ly/2AbNUuf.

Movies at the HUB

This month’s movies at the HUB will both be screened on Saturday, April 21. Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly and Simon starts at 4 p.m., and Maze Runner: The Death Cure—which was partially filmed in the area—starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 per person, with the doors opening 30 minutes before showtime; a concession is also available.

Sign workshop

Come on down to The Hutch to create a unique sign that reflects your personality, using custom-scrolled wooden words, barn board, and PIY paints. There are four words to choose from—Garden, Family, Harmony, and Friends—with a limited number of each word available.

The workshop is on Saturday, April 21 from 1 to 4 p.m., and the cost is $40 per person, which includes everything needed to complete the project, guidance, and refreshments. Registration and payment are required by April 13; for information, or to register, call The Hutch at (250) 457-0073, email thehutchashcroft@yahoo.ca, or visit their Facebook page (The Hutch) at https://www.facebook.com/thehutchashcroft/.

Home vendors event

Come on down to the HUB on Sunday, April 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. for a Home Vendors event featuring teas, Tupperware, Scentsy, Young Living, and much more. While you’re shopping, take a break and get a soothing massage from In Harmony W/Health Massage. There will be prizes, samples, and more.

For more information, contact Becky Dunbar at http://bit.ly/2F9LgvT.

KRUSH spring dance recital

The KRUSH Dance Company will be holding its spring recital on Saturday, April 28, with recitals at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. (doors open one hour before each performance). Admission is $3 at the door. Come down and watch dozens of talented local dancers strut their stuff and bust some moves in a variety of dance styles.

Paint your wine glasses workshop

On Sunday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p.m., bring two wineglasses to The Hutch and be guided through the process of painting them, either freehand or with the help of stencils. The fee is $25 per person, which includes refreshments and everything you need (except the wine glasses) to complete the project.

Contact The Hutch (see “Sign workshop” above) for more information or to register.

Night Market

The next HUB Night Market will take place on Friday, May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m., just in time for Mother’s Day. Come on out to the market to shop for Mom (and maybe pick up something for yourself) from one of many local vendors who will have food, crafts, and much more on display.

The cost for vendors is $3 (plus $5 if a table is needed).

Community Coffee Wednesdays

If you are a senior who would like to enjoy tea, coffee, and snacks while chatting with others, playing cards or board games, enjoying music, and more, come down to the Community Coffee Wednesdays each week from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The event is a by-donation drop-in one. If you need the Community Bus to take you to and from the HUB, it is available from 1 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday afternoon, for a $2 pick-up fee. Call 1-855-359-3935 to book the bus, which will pick you up at your home and drop you off when you are ready to leave the HUB.

Party on at the HUB

Looking for a good place to host your next party? The HUB makes having a party easy: you can pick an activity, rent a room, and even have HUB staff deal with goodie bags and cake. Activities include baking; clay creations; adult or children’s painting classes; a big screen movie party; crafts, and more. Custom cakes and cupcakes are available from Cakes ‘N More by Jessica (call 250-457-7128 for more information).

Fees vary according to the activity and the number of people involved. To learn more about booking the HUB for a special party, contact the office.



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