The Lethbridge Police Service has a dedicated team of members who are assigned to the downtown area of the city. These officers work diligently to keep the downtown safe by patrolling on foot, bike and the very recognizable Downtown Patrol Unit van. Join members of the unit to find out about their efforts collaborating with community partners working on the issues faced by the downtown, connecting with businesses and citizens, and taking ownership of this neighbourhood.
A neighbourhood that develops and grows relationships between residents is a neighbourhood that nurtures community health and resilience. But how is this relationship-building achieved? What do neighbours value in their sense of “neighbourhood”? Kevin MacLean of the Upper Vic Neighbourhood Association and Aimee Benoit, PdD Candidate at the University of Lethbridge, will share their knowledge and experiences on the benefits of engaging neighbours around “place” and how to build that engagement from the ground up.
Join historian Dr. Stéphane Guevremont for the second 75th anniversary lecture. He will present a new and fascinating interpretation of the 1944 fighting in France focusing on the Canadian involvement, including little-known air and sea aspects of this famous battle beyond D-Day. View a display of some of his own battlefield photographs, plus rare wartime audio and video footage, including a short book review.
Association with your neighbours can be a powerful thing, but what does this look like and how or where does this happen? One way this could happen is through neighbourhood associations and other similar community organizations. This said, how could neighbourhood associations reflect the neighbourhood they represent? Come find out more in this presentation by Jerry Firth.
Join historian Dr. Stéphane Guevremont for the first of two 75th anniversary lectures. Discover the greatest amphibious assault in history and follow the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division as it achieved glory on June 6, 1944. Learn about the planning and execution of this complex operation, including sea, air and land aspects. A multimedia lecture with photos and videos!
Tymmarah (Tymm) Sheculski will disuss how rumours, misinformation and misunderstandings contaminate our communities and, left unchecked, can increase opposition to people from diverse backgrounds. To foster positive interactions between citizens we must identify the myths and be prepared to counter them with facts.
Join members of the Textile Surface Design Guild at the Galt Museum to explore the answer to that question with Anita Luvera Mayer, a Washington state Textile Artist who will give a lecture/trunk show demonstrating how to transform one simple vest pattern into unique and individual garments by using a variety of surface design techniques. The techniques to be discussed include stamping, discharging, weaving, cutting, applique and many more. Samples of the techniques will be on view for those attending the event.
We will be presenting an introduction to the Blackfoot Language for ten weeks, taught by Julius Delaney. It is recommended that participants attend all ten sessions because they will build on each other. The sessions will be held on Thursday evenings from FEB 07 to APR 11.
Scanning your family photographs is an effective way of preserving them. Digital images are easy to copy and share with your loved ones. Come learn how to scan photographic prints, negatives, and slides and how to store them digitally long term. Basic computer skills required.