Events and Workshops

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Spring Forest Qigong
Wednesdays May 9 – June 27
@ 7:30 – 8:30pm in Room 102
Cost by donation- suggested amount is $5.
Instructor: Kimi Nakamura,

Drop-In class, please use the side entrance – door will be open 15 minutes before the start. No LATE entry. “Spring Forest” Qigong (SFQ) is a powerful self-healing practice of gentle movements that can be done standing, sitting or lying down.  This practice will increase vital energy and heal body, mind and spirit. The practice of Qigong (chee gong) is related to Tai Chi and is internally focused with simple physical movements: visualization, breath, postures/movements and sound. Dress comfortably. Please bring a yoga mat or towel to stand on. Drink water before coming, you are welcome to bring a water bottle.


POUND® Fitness
Wednesdays April 5 – June 21
@ 5:30 – 6:30pm in the Multi-purpose Room
$8.00/Drop-In class
Instructor: Meghan Hunt

POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.



Helping Families Thrive with the Nurtured Heart Approach®
Thursday June 8th and 15th (Room 102)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facilitator: Marny Elliott (B.A.,R.I.H.R.)

Cost: $48/person for both 2 hour sessions

Information and registration: click here, visit , email or call 250.218.8702.

In this 4 hour quick start workshop, you will be fully trained to begin using the Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA). Empowering, effective and heart centered, it is transforming behaviour, building relationships, improving communication and fostering stronger children from the inside out. NHA is shifting families, classrooms and communities around the world with a proven impact on children regardless of age, stage or ability. Shift yourself and your children into greater success with confidence and lasting influence!

“Marny, your work is life-changing. The Nurtured Heart works because it goes above, beyond and below everything else that is out there.”

If you are challenged by specific behaviours, searching for effective ways to handle repetitive/frustrating dynamics, seeking better ways to communicate or wanting to be the best adult you can be to a child in your life, NHA is an invaluable asset.

Marny Elliott, is a Certified NHA Trainer, Coach and Emotional Health Therapist. She is also the mother of 2 children.


“In the Know” with the FORCE BC
4th Monday every month (March – May) & 2nd Monday in June
7:00 – 9:00 pm Lake Trail library

These sessions provide parent education on various child/youth mental health topics, and provide a discussion time for parents/caregivers to network and find support in one another.  For more information or to connect with the FORCE Society for Kids’ Mental Health for support for your child/family, please email  or  F.O.R.C.E. Society in BC



Paint with Me Workshop
Sunday Feb. 12 @ 1:00 – 4:30 pm (Art Room)
$40/person *Pre-registration required.
Instructor: Foxglove Hollow Studio
Experience the growing trend of ‘Paint With Me Parties’! Together with a group of other aspiring artists create your very own work of art in this guided workshop. All materials are supplied.










Monthly Community Dinners 

Monthly Community Dinner

Monthly Community Dinner

Everyone is welcome to our Community dinners , featuring healthy, fresh local foods, from our own garden as much as possible.   Come early and join our volunteers to prepare and “cook together” the main offerings for the dinner.   Or just  feel free to bring yourself, your family  and your good company.

Potluck items are welcome.  If you bring a dish please bring the recipe to place beside it for others to share and know what’s in the dish if there are any food allergies.

Our dinners offer a free, fun, family event each month held at Lake Trail School 805 Willemar Ave. in Courtenay.

Upcoming Dinners each month:
Please email for more info