Arts and Culture
A small army of volunteers fed over 300 persons at the 29th Annual Grand Forks Community Christmas Dinner, held at noon at the Gospel Chapel on Christmas day. The numbers were down slightly from last year where over 400 were served.
The students of John A. Hutton Elementary school proudly presented Christmas is a gift as this year's Christmas concert for family and friends. All the classes took part in this fun display of talent.
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Aboriginal students at Selkirk College and College of the Rockies will find support and a place to gather once construction is complete on the colleges’ newly announced Aboriginal Gathering Places. The two spaces, valued together at nearly $2.5 million, will be built thanks in part to a $400,000 contribution from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).
“The Aboriginal Gathering Places will...
A unique video by a Vancouver comedy duo, Local Anxiety, gives a little different take on the 21st century Christmas. From their eco-comedy CD Greenpieces, the duo take what began as an innocent video and created a new Christmas icon.
As half of Local Anxiety Mark Leiren puts it:
Children from kindergarten through to grade 7 took their audience through the Twelve Days of Christmas at the annual Dr. Perley Elementary School Christmas concert. Held on Dec. 8, the show included a cast of narrators, and singers from every grade.
Just click on the pictures below for the enlarged view, or watch the video. Don't stop before the end of the video - the youngest group were...
On Dec. 18 Grand Forks will join tens of thousands of volunteers throughout North America braving winter weather to add a new layer to over a century of data. The annual Christmas bird count (CBC) is the longest running citizen science survey in the world.