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he big “C”. Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that rocks you to your core. Earlier this year, a close friend of mine was handed that news and it definitely shatters any delusions of health and normalcy. And that’s because we tend to focus on the most important part the health component. But there’s more to it than health, when someone’s life is flipped like a well-set table. That’s why the Yukoners Cancer Care Fund is holding their second annual Denim Day fundraiser on April 10. Denim Day participants purchase a $5 pin and wear jeans to work. Until you see it firsthand, it is difficult to comprehend the personal, professional and financial complications unleashed by a cancer diagnosis. We take for granted that our social safety net will look after us when we’re sick and incapable of working. The reality is that every net has holes and every situation is different. Yukoners often travel Outside for treatments that can be both debilitating and sickening themselves, leaving the patients unable to work. In the meantime, those individuals have bills to pay, children to feed, housing payments to meet and pets to look after. The Yukoners Cancer Care Fund was started in 2014 by Geraldine Van Bibber and is administered by the Yukon Hospital Foun-

dation. It provides funding support for those Yukoners in need during their travel for cancer treatment. Some may question the need for funds like Yukoners Cancer Care in the internet era, when individuals can reach out to a strong network of friends via online crowdfunding on websites such as GoFundMe or YouCaring. But there are Yukoners who can’t rely on that, according to Karen Forward, president of the Hospital Foundation. “The problem for some people is that they aren’t internet savvy and don’t necessarily have that network of support,” Forward said. “The fund is for all kinds of support for travel for cancer. Some people need dog-sitting, others need a driveway shovelled.” While this is the second Denim Day in the Yukon, Denim Day fundraisers have been around for years. Forward recalls one that has been happening in Montreal for about 20 years. That event raises money for support of breast cancer patients. However, that’s not the case in the Yukon. “Yukoners Cancer Care Fund helps with all cancers except breast cancer,” Forward explained. “In the Yukon, Karen’s Fund provides that support only for breast cancer. Both are now administered by the Hospital Foundation.” The Yukoners Cancer Care Fund needs to raise $50,000 to $60,000

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annually to meet the current need from applications. While the Hospital Foundation has a number of events to raise funds, like the annual golf tournament or Festival of Trees Grand Ball, there was a need to develop an event that everyone can enjoy. Denim Day participants are being encouraged to share photos on social media of themselves and co-workers wearing denim and their buttons. They can use the hashtag #YukonDenimDay. “We really wanted a fun, affordable event that everyone can participate in,” Forward said. “The more people see it being fun, the more they’ll participate. Yukoners wanting to get involved can find Denim Day buttons at Angellina’s Toy Boutique, Climate Clothing, Three Bean Natural Foods, Season’s Galleria, the Canada Games Centre information kiosk or the Yukon College Bookstore. As well, orders of over 25 buttons can be made on the Yukon Hospital Foundation website, www.YHF.ca.

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hitehorse may be a far reach from the glitz and glamour of American Idol, but our little northern city does pack some special musical talent, courtesy of the students at the Holy Family Elementary School. Just this past January, the students dropped a CD, entitled Songs in the Key of Learning. There is a track written and performed by each grade – Kindergarten to Grade 7. The CD was professionally recorded at Green Needle Records in Whitehorse, with local musicians lending a hand. Ideas for this CD project first began in 2016, and was inspired by Yukon musician Steve Slade. At the time, Slade was involved with the North Klondike Music Society, doing songwriting workshops in the school with the kids. Gerald Woolridge, the music teacher at Holy Family, and Slade discussed the idea of recording a CD with the kids. In the fall of 2016, the project was underway with both Slade and Woolridge lending their musical expertise and assistance. Each grade contributed to the CD and wrote, performed and produced a song. Song topics include school spirit, graduation, surviving in the wilderness and a couple of Catholic themes. Woolridge is proud of the students and their first CD, and gives

challenge. But we also managed to secure some grants,” Woolridge said. The main objective

a special shout-out to Caroline Knickle who worked closely with the kindergarten students to help grow their musical talents. “The entire experience was very rewarding, a bit time consuming with planning and getting all the moving parts to work in the same direction, but I’m very proud of how it turned out,” Woolridge said. There was a challenge along the way: music production requires some serious coin to create a polished product. “Fundraising for Songs in the Key of Learning was a bit of a

was to give the students an opportunity to see what it’s like to produce music. “A lot of the kids were in awe by the entire process and did not realize how much work was involved with songwriting and music producing,” Woolridge said. When the students were not focused on recording, they had fun with the experience at the recording studio, enjoying the drum kit room and guitar wall. But when playtime is over, musicians must get back to work. Music is not all fun and games. There is a lot of precision and attention to detail involved in order to craft the best sound possible. “We also wanted the students to learn more about educational values through this project. To understand the importance of working together as a team, and to be proud of their accomplishments,” Woolridge said. Copies of the CD Songs in the Key of Learning can be purchased at Holy Family Elementary School for $10.

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Bob the Cat likes to hang out at the Atlin Recreation Centre — 15 is old for a cat, especially one that spends a lot of time outdoors — a few residents have also been gathering stories and photographs of Bob to collect in a small book. Brian Farnham is one of the organizers behind the project. Bob was one of the first people to welcome him when he moved to Atlin in 2010. “He picked me — he came right over to me, and it carried on from there,” Farnham said. “He’s more talkative than most cats I know, he seems to have an opinion on everything.

For Farnham, Bob is a symbol of the friendly welcoming community he found in Atlin. “It’s different than any other place I’ve lived,” he said. “Everybody knows each other and looks out for each other.” And everybody seems to look after Bob, as well. If they find he’s strayed too far from home, they’ll make sure he gets back safely. Atlin-based artist Cass Collins is also helping with the project. She credits Bob with helping her overcome her fear of cats. “Cats always just seemed mean

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hen Coralie Ullyett first saw him at the bar a few years ago, she thought he was cute. Ullyett and some friends were visiting Atlin, B.C., for a girls’ weekend, and before settling into their rental cabin, they stopped at the recreation centre lounge for a drink. “I hadn’t heard about Bob before, and I was surprised when this cat came over to join us for a beer,” said Ullyett. “He hung out at our table and socialized for a while; he seemed really chill.” Little did Ullyett and her friends know at the time, that they were hanging out with a local celebrity. Bob is one of the most popular cats in Atlin. When he was just a kitten, he followed the former bar manager to work one day and ended up claiming the recreation centre as his home base. This year, he’s turning 15, and the community is throwing him a party. To mark the milestone birthday

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Fete for the feline... cont’d Collins is hosting a Bob the Cat Paint Night in early April. It’s a petthemed paint party where everyone is invited to paint a portrait of their own pet, or immortalize the famous feline. She hopes to show the finished pieces at the birthday party. Like Farnham and Collins, many locals have come to love Bob, and everybody seems to have a charming tale to tell. For example, he enjoys following people around town, and has been known to catch a nap in the back of a car with an open window. Also, he loves people, but doesn’t have much time for dogs, as Atlin resident Lynne Phipps found out one day. She couldn’t help but laugh when she saw Bob notice a dog passing by and duck out of sight before leaping out to scare the unsuspecting canine. “The dog took off yelping down the road with Bob hot on his trail,” said Phipps. “I laughed all the way home and still chuckle every time I think of it.” Everyone is welcome to attend Bob’s party at the Atlin Recreation Centre on the evening of Thursday, April 12. Farnham and Collins will be selling books and Bob will be signing them with a stamp of his paw print. “The celebration is to recognize what Bob means to the rec centre and the community,” Farnham said. “To me, he’s more than a pet, he’s like a member of the family.” For more information contact AtlinBob@gmail.com Leighann Chalykoff is a Whitehorse-based writer who considers herself more of a dogperson, but may also be a Bob-person. She loves to visit the spectacularly beautiful community of Atlin every chance she gets.

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Dispatches from Namibia with Elke Reinauer

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Swakopmund is a town between desert and ocean, and between Germany and Africa A group of bare-breasted native Himba women is disembarking a taxi to sell crafts at the park beneath the red and white lighthouse. While the owner of the nearby café starts chatting in German with a patron, a Herero woman in a colorful dress walks by, searching for tourists to get her picture taken and earn some money for it. This is Swakopmund; here, Germany and Namibia come together like the Namib Desert and the ocean just outside the town. If you didn’t know that this is an African country, you would think that it’s a town somewhere in Germany with its German-like beerhouse, the cafés where you can eat black forest cake, and the German chatter everywhere. The Germans arrived in 1884. They stacked the German flag into the sand and until 1915 Namibia was a German colony, known as German-Southwest-Africa. The Germans decided to settle in Swakopmund because of its dry river named Swakop. Everything was shipped in, even sand to build houses. One could think there is enough sand in the desert, but the sand couldn’t be used because it is too salty and will not mix with water, explained Angelica Flamm-

Schneeweiss, a German hobbyhistorian who gives guided walks through the town of Swakopmund, where the buildings still remain from the colony-era. Like Dawson City, Swakopmund gives the impression of time standing still. Angelica Flamm-Schneeweiss explained how the first Germans came to Swakopmund. She pointed at the ocean and explained the difficulty of disembarking the ships which came in from Germany. The ocean waves are wild and they had to hire workers from Liberia to ship passengers through the surf in boats, she said. At the coast of West Africa there are the same conditions, so the workers knew what to do. Most visitors continued their journey by ox wagon into the inland. Flamm-Schneeweiss guided the group to the lighthouse, which could also stand on a German island. It is the landmark of Swakopmund. Just a short walk from the lighthouse is the old railway station, built in 1898. A beautiful white building, today it hosts a hotel and casino. Walking into the courtyard, it seems like time stands still. The sandy and dusty streets

reminds me of Dawson City. There was no gold rush in Namibia, but a short diamond-rush, when a railway track worker found a diamond in the the desert in 1908. The Germans then began to mine the country. When Germany lost the First World War, they also lost the colony and South Africa took over. The Germans grieved the colony and made efforts to win it back, Flamm-Schneeweiss said. In the 1930s, Germans created postcards with a zeppelin flying over the town and a tram driving in the sandy streets. They sent it off to Europe to show how attractive the town was and attract more German residents, the hobby-historian said. But there was no chance to win back the colony; the colony was history. Today 20,000 German-Namibians live in Namibia, with 2,500 in Swakopmund. They celebrate traditions like Oktoberfest and Carnival. Driving 10 kilometers out of Swakopmund is a completely different reality. Far from black forest cake and German-chatter, there is an ocean of shacks in the sand. The township is growing on the outskirts of town. People move from their villages in the north of Namibia to Swakopmund

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The Hohenzollern-Haus, built in 1905, was once a hotel

The lighthouse, the landmark of Swakopmund built by Germans with the hope of finding work. This is part of the modern existence of Swakopmund. Elke Reinauer is a writer based in Germany with strong ties to the Yukon. Please email comments about her articles to editor@whatsupyukon.com.

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Fri. Apr. 6 to Thu. Apr. 26 Art Exhibit - FearLess in Nature Yukon Artists at Work Gallery This exhibit tells the story of their journey to overcome fear in the great outdoors. over 15 new works of framed modelling clay and acrylic on canvas including one collaborated piece of the 2 mediums combined. 333-0860 Until Mon. Apr. 30 Art Exhibit - Wild Lives Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Explores the lives and experiences of people who work with, use, and wear Yukon’s wild fur. Thu. Mar. 8 to Sat. May 26 Art Exhibit: Filling the Void by Mark Preston Yukon Arts Centre Whitehorse based artist of Tlingit and Irish descent, Mark Preston’s contemporary pieces are inspired by minimalism and abstraction Thu. Mar. 8 to Sat. May 26 Art Exhibit: Ready Player Two by Brendan Lee Satish & Sonny Assu Yukon Arts Centre Elements from science fiction, comic book, and gaming cultures to consider how these forms alternately reinforce and transcend racial boundaries in youth culture. Until Sat. June 30 Unfurled - The Yukon in Fur Arts Underground Exhibit held in the Hougen Heritage Gallery. The rich history and current culture of trapping in the Yukon.

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Wed. Apr. 4 Whitewater Wednesday 7:00 pm Epic Pizza goes till we are done! Thu. Apr. 5 Jazz in the Hall featuring Lenny Graf & Friends 7:00 pm The Old Fire Hall Playing through the history of jazz improvisation. Evening starts with Steve Gedrose’s educational vignette and closes with the jazz jam. 334-2789 Thu. Apr. 5 Calla Kinglit CD Release Dreamers Sea 7:30 pm Yukon Arts Centre An intimate story-filled performance. Calla will be playing with a band and preceded by an opening performance. Tickets online. Thu. Apr. 5 Jam Night with Ben Mahony 7:30 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Thu. Apr. 5 Lele: Huntin’ Easter Tour 8:00 pm The Social House Thu. Apr. 5 Ginger Jam 8:00 pm Epic Pizza Fully electric jam session with PA system, drum kit and guitars provided to musicians. Featuring guest co-hosts and performers. Thu. Apr. 5 Joe Loutchan - Fiddler on the Loose 9:00 pm 98 Hotel Fri. Apr. 6 Steve Slade 5:30 pm The Cut Off Restaurant Fri. Apr. 6 Mossy Raven 6:00 pm Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill Fri. Apr. 6 Yukon Musician: Anne Turner 6:00 pm Westmark Whitehorse Jazz and Easy Listening Fri. Apr. 6 Friday Night Jams 8:00 pm Town & Mountain Hotel Bring your instrument and your voice and get in the lineup of instant communitydriven music and good times! Fri. Apr. 6 Open Mic with Patrick Jacobson 8:30 pm Town & Mountain Hotel Fri. Apr. 6 Karaoke 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Sat. Apr. 7 Cutting Lose with Peggy and Jack 5:00 pm The Cut Off Restaurant Sat. Apr. 7 Karaoke 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Sun. Apr. 8 Jam Session 4:00 pm 98 Hotel Sun. Apr. 8 Jam Night w Junkyard Bob & Ben Mahony 6:30 pm Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill Bring your instruments and jam with some locals, with drink and food specials. Sun. Apr. 8 Sunday Jam and Open Mic 7:00 pm Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill Hosted by local musicians, until late, drink specials. Sun. Apr. 8 Ben Mahony 7:30 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Mon. Apr. 9 Monday Night Jam 8:00 pm The Social House Bring your own instrument or play one supplied. Sing some tunes for your friends or sit in and play along. Wed. Apr. 11 to Sat. Apr. 21 2018 Rotary Music Festival Yukon Arts Centre Watch and support over 1200 young Yukon musicians! For info: 333-0748

GENERAL EVENTS

Wed. Apr. 4 Spanish Conversation Group 12:00 pm Yukon Government Administration Building Join us inside the Bridges Café 633-6081 Terry or Michèle Wed. Apr. 4 Closing Open Loops and Clearing the Clutter in Our Heads! 12:00 pm (co)space coworking space` In this hour Susie Anne is going to clarify the problem of using our heads as a storage unit for unfinished tasks, bring your lunch. Wed. Apr. 4 TED Talk Huddle 3:30 pm (co)space coworking space` Each week we’ll select a new topic/Talk and hang around to discuss! You never

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know what amazing things some shots of midweek creativity will spark. Wed. Apr. 4 World Religions ConferencePathway to Peace 5:00 pm Whitehorse United Church Free Admission & Free Dinner, please bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank. Wed. Apr. 4 Movie on Invasive Species Screening of Cane Toad: An Unnatural History 7:00 pm Baked Cafe 333-0614 Wed. Apr. 4 Lawrence Hill: Author Talk 7:00 pm Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Author Lawrence Hill describes the adaptation process and the artistic and emotional challenges involved in making the miniseries.Free! Everyone welcome. Call 667-5239 for more information. Wed. Apr. 4 Aviation Tales 7:00 pm MacBride Museum Learn about an industry that helped build our territory and listen to stories of close calls and day to day life in Yukon aviation. Wed. Apr. 4 Cane Toad Film Night 7:00 pm Baked Cafe Classic yet quirky award winning Australian documentary and do some hands on art with Misha Donohoe. Free Event Wed. Apr. 4 Whitehorse United Church Choir Practice 7:30 pm Whitehorse United Church Wed. Apr. 4 Spring Salsa and Bachata Classes 7:45 pm Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks We hold Masters degrees in Education and have over 20 years of teaching, dance and and performance experience. Email for more information. Wed. Apr. 4 Hump Day Trivia 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Thu. Apr. 5 Exploring Justice: Our Way 9:00 am Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Two days of exploring the alternatives to justice we can access as First Nations people. Call 393-9200 ext. 9236 or email Laura.hoversland@cyfn.net for more info. Thu. Apr. 5 Ceramic Garden Labels 6:30 pm Arts Underground Shape, decorate and detail your own markers and signs for your garden this year, all supplies included. Call 667-4080 to register. Thu. Apr. 5 Chess Corner 6:30 pm Yukon College Chess played in room A2101, beginners welcome, welcome to bring your own ‘lucky’ board. Everyone welcome to sit in on this game of strategy. Thu. Apr. 5 Hunting Film Tour 7:00 pm Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre A variety of short films on hunting, fishing and the outdoors! Snacks and drinks will be available and some amazing door prizes. Get your tickets at The Deli, Sportlodge, and Yukon Outfitters. Thu. Apr. 5 Christ Church Cathedral Choir Practice 7:30 pm Christ Church Cathedral Thu. Apr. 5 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee. Fri. Apr. 6 Dusk’a Friday Language Lunches 12:00 pm Duska Head Start and Family Learning Center Bring a bag lunch and come learn Southern Tutchone with our special guest speakers. Call Erin Pauls for more information 633-7816. All Kwanlin citizens and staff are welcome! Fri. Apr. 6 Yarn Yoga 6:30 pm Rooted Tree Massage & Yoga 30 minutes of yoga, an hour of crochet/knitting, and then more yoga! Suitable for beginners in crafting and in yoga. Call 334-8599 for more information. Fri. Apr. 6 NIKON Learn and Explore 7:00 pm Focus on Travel Learn techniques and technologies that are ideal for the successful capture of wildlife and action imagery. Register online. Fri. Apr. 6 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee. Sat. Apr. 7 First Light Image Festival Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Celebrating Yukon’s great visual storytellers. A social, allowing plenty of opportunity to engage with, and be inspired by top local photographers. Sat. Apr. 7 Early Morning Planets – Jupiter, Saturn, Mars 5:00 am Fish Lake Road Early morning planets – Jupiter, Saturn, Mars (south). Open to public; donations welcomed. Sat. Apr. 7 The Truth About Vagina Workouts 11:00 am Westmark Whitehorse Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Sophie Villeneuve will teach you the basics about Pelvic Floor Muscles. Tickets online, or at the Maternity & Baby fair. Sat. Apr. 7 Dirty Pours With Kathy Piwowar 1:00 pm Arts Underground Suitable for ages 14+, All supplies included, to register call 667-4080 Sat. Apr. 7 Reading Music for Guitar 5:30 pm Grace Space For newcomers to guitar or for intermediate/advanced players who want to become more familiar with reading&notation methods. For more information or to register, contact Krista at kristaaustad@gmail.com

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Sat. Apr. 7 Crib Tournament 6:15 pm Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 254 Crib tournaments every Saturday - Member and non-members welcome. Sat. Apr. 7 UFC 223: Ferguson vs Khabib 6:30 pm Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill Sat. Apr. 7 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee. Sun. Apr. 8 Improv Classes - Level 1: Groundwork 11:00 am The Guild Hall Gain more confidence with everyday interactions, improve your public speaking, or if you just want a night a week devoted to laughter! Sundays for 4 weeks, Email Shahin@ shahinteaches@gmail.com to register. Sun. Apr. 8 Whitehorse Scrabble Club 1:00 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Are you a wordy person, put your words to the test and join the Scrabble Club. Must be 19+ Sun. Apr. 8 Adult RPG Drop-in 2:00 pm Whitehorse Public Library Monthly Role-Playing Game (RPG) Free! No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Must be 18 years of age or older. Sun. Apr. 8 Improv Classes - Level 2: Scenework 2:00 pm The Guild Hall Sundays for 4 weeks, Email Shahin@ shahinteaches@ gmail.com to register. All students must register in advance. Sun. Apr. 8 Ceramics Open Studio 2:30 pm Arts Underground Non-instructed open studio. Participants are welcome to use the studio’s tools and equipment; clay and some tools are available for purchase. Every Sunday except long weekends. $5/hour. Sun. Apr. 8 Japanese Conversation Classes 3:00 pm Multicultural Centre of the Yukon Call 393-2588 or email Fumi Torigai the instructor at jcayukon@gmail.com for more info. Sun. Apr. 8 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee. Mon. Apr. 9 Free drop-in computer labs 10:00 am Yukon Learn Free Drop-In Computer Lab for Self Directed Studies A tutor/Instructor will be available on site to assist you. 867-668-6280 or toll free: 888-668-6280 Fax: 867-633-4576 Mon. Apr. 9 Technical Theatre Training 4:00 pm Heart Of Riverdale Free workshops based on instructional classes and hands-on lab sessions. Register online. For more info call 667-6700. 667-6700 Mon. Apr. 9 Available Light Cinema: Leaning Into The Wind-Andy Goldsworthy 6:00 pm Yukon Arts Centre British sculptor and environmentalist Andy Goldsworthy uses his natural surroundings to create works of art in San Francisco, St. Louis, New England, Brazil, Scotland and France. Mon. Apr. 9 GO The Surrounding Game 6:00 pm Starbucks Chilkoot Centre Simple Game Deep Strategy. Beginners & Visitors Welcome. For more information email: tjbowlby@gmail.com Mon. Apr. 9 Euchre Night 6:00 pm Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 254 667-2802 Mon. Apr. 9 Stage Management: From Prep to Strike 6:00 pm The Old Fire Hall For people with some experience in stage management. Ages 16 and up. To register call 393-2676 or email info@ gwaandaktheatre.ca Mon. Apr. 9 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee. Mon. Apr. 9 Available Light Cinema:The Death of Stalin 8:00 pm Yukon Arts Centre The Soviet dictator lives out his final days, and chaos erupts after his death. Tue. Apr. 10 Second-hand Clothing Bazaar 5:30 pm Whitehorse Seventh-day Adventist Church Donations of clean clothing in good condition welcome. All proceeds go to charitable causes. For more info. call 633-3463. Tue. Apr. 10 The Underachievers 6:30 pm Arts Underground A club for painters of all skill levels. Bring your own supplies, we have easels and plenty of space. There is no instruction. Cost is free with a membership. Tue. Apr. 10 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8:00 pm The Guild Hall Incorporating real audience members this hilarious musical is part improv, part wacky musical spelling bee.

KIDS & FAMILIES

Daily, Mondays to Fridays - Learning Together Program 9:00 am at both Hidden Valley School and Selkirk Elementary School. Free drop-in program: playtime, group snack, circle time, craft time. Caregivers learn how to support children’s learning at home.

Wed. Apr. 4 Fantastic Fibres 10:30 am Family Literacy Centre All ages. Listen to a story, sing songs and create masterpieces with fabrics and fibres of all sorts. Call 668-8698 for more details. Wed. Apr. 4 Parent-Child Mother Goose 10:30 am Macaulay Lodge No Cost for these sessions, but registration is required. Register online or call 322-5990 if you need assistance. Age: Birth to 18 months. Wed. Apr. 4 Baby Talk Session: Breastfeeding 1:15 pm Whitehorse Health Centre Bring your baby, let us inform and discuss topics related to the health and concerns you may have as your baby reaches milestones. Wed. Apr. 4 Tän Sakwäthän - Youth 4:00 pm Skookum Jim Friendship Centre Different weekly topics, open to youth ages 12 - 17. For more info call 633-7683 Wed. Apr. 4 Nest Box Building Workshop 6:00 pm YuKonstruct Makerspace The skilled folks at Yukonstruct will guide you through the assembly of your very own nesting box. Fun for the whole Family. Register online. Thu. Apr. 5 Power of Painting 12:30 pm Family Literacy Centre 18+ Months. Listen to a story, sing songs and create masterpieces with paint. Call 668-8698 for more details. Thu. Apr. 5 Girls, Trans & Rainbow Club 3:00 pm Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre All girls, trans, non-binary & 2-spirited folks, ages 15-21 welcome. Come together, find support and take action. Thu. Apr. 5 Youth Drop In 5:30 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 10 - 17 yrs. Call 6684794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Thu. Apr. 5 Parent & Child Yoga 6:15 pm Long Lean Mean Fitness A flowing class for a parent and child of 6 years and up. Register online or call 334-3479 for more information. Fri. Apr. 6 Parent and Tot Drop In 10:00 am Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 0-4 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Fri. Apr. 6 Mommy Barre 1:30 pm Long Lean Mean Fitness Focuses on strength, posture, core and flexibility. . Register online or call 334-3479 for more information. Fri. Apr. 6 Girls Club 7:30 pm Bethany Church Call 668-4877 for more information. Sat. Apr. 7 Family Free Play Drop In 10:00 am Family Literacy Centre Read, make crafts and participate in imaginative play. Mon - Fri 10 - 3 pm Call 668-8698 for more info. Sat. Apr. 7 Free Day in the Clothing Room 10:00 am Church of the Nazarene Children’s, Mens and Womens clothing that was freely received, freely we want to give. Call 633-4903 for more information. Sat. Apr. 7 Young Explorer’s Preschool Program 10:30 am MacBride Museum Play games, create crafts, read stories and sing songs. This is a family event. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Sat. Apr. 7 Yukon Maternity and Baby Fair 12:00 pm Westmark Whitehorse Everything you need for babies or children in Yukon, right here in one place! Admission is by donation. Sat. Apr. 7 Family Drop In 3:00 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 9 and under, must be accompanied by a parent. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Sun. Apr. 8 Kids Yoga 11:15 am Rooted Tree Massage & Yoga 45 minutes of mindfulness, growth, and movement. We play games and tell stories - for ages 5-7. Call 334-8599 for more info. Sun. Apr. 8 Rivals of Ixalan Store Championship 12:00 pm TItan Gaming & Collectibles Rally your pirate crew, herd your dinosaurs, or assemble your (school?) of merfolk! Sun. Apr. 8 Wee Moves 2:00 pm Yukon Transportation Museum AGES 3-5, an interactive afternoon of play and science exploration Leave the kids in our capable hands and run your Sunday errands or stay with us and get your hands dirty. Save your spot by registering at weemoves@goytm.ca Mon. Apr. 9 Parent and Tot Drop In 10:00 am Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 0-4 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Mon. Apr. 9 Eurythmics 10:30 am Family Literacy Centre Ages 0-5. Enjoy a mix of music, movement and fun. Call 668-8698 for more details. Tue. Apr. 10 Back To Nature 10:30 am Family Literacy Centre All ages. Stories, activities and crafts to connect your child to their natural surroundings. Call 668-8698 for more details. Tue. Apr. 10 Youth Drop In 5:30 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 10 - 17 yrs. Call 6684794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early.

MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

Wed. Apr. 4 Northern Voices Toastmasters 7:00 am Sport Yukon Supportive members will help you develop your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867689-6363 toastmastersyukon@gmail.com Wed. Apr. 4 Yukon Residential Landlord Association AGM 6:30 pm Whitehorse Public Library Memberships, renewals, Yukon landlords please attend. Information at 335-8888 or by email yukonrla@gmail.com Thu. Apr. 5 Forum on Invasive Species 9:00 am Mount MacIntyre Recreation Centre Held in the Grey Mountain Room, register online. Email for more information. Thu. Apr. 5 Funding Proposal Development: Best Practices 10:00 am Centre de la francophonie Explore the “do”s and “don’t”s, and offer a few suggestions for developing successful funding applications. Call to register 456-4304 or email executiveassistant@volunteeryukon.ca for more info. Thu. Apr. 5 Sundogs Toastmasters Club 12:00 pm Sport Yukon A lunch time session to learn the skills, practice the speaking, receive the feedback to improve your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867689-6363 toastmastersyukon@gmail.com Thu. Apr. 5 Entrepreneurs Speaker Series 5:00 pm (co)space coworking space` Hear hard won start up successes and laugh out loud blunders. Drinks and appetizers served. Thu. Apr. 5 Midnight Sun Toastmasters Club 5:30 pm Yukon College Room A2714. An after work meeting to help you gain confidence in public speaking, improve communication and add to your leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867689-6363 toastmastersyukon@gmail.com Sat. Apr. 7 Yukon Amateur Radio Association: Coffee Discussion Group 9:00 am A&W Restaurant Casual event. Hams from outside the Yukon and those are interested are welcome Tue. Apr. 10 The Yukon Prospectors Association 7:00 pm Yukon Chamber of Mines Prospectors and those interested in mineral exploration welcome! ‘Wed. Apr. 11 to Fri. Apr. 13 Zero Waste Territory Wide Working Forum Yukon College A two-day working forum is a platform for information sharing, streamlining of operations, and inspiration that will help guide the future of recycling and waste reduction efforts in the territory.

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just not supposed to be dog. We would love him no matter what. Then one afternoon Charlie Brown and Snoopy disappeared. We were playing with them on a free run and all of a sudden both dogs were gone. After 30 minutes Snoopy came back. Happy as always he went into his pen and had a nap. Charlie Brown did not show up. It was 35 below. He would not make it through the night. We were looking for him all over the place. The whole night we were out on our snow machines yelling and screaming, “CHARLIE BROOOOOWN.” Nothing. Same thing the next day and the following night. No tracks, nothing. He was gone and we were all very sad. We thought we had lost him and said goodbye. Another day went by and we were still devastated. But then the phone rang. Our neighbor. He had a visit from his friend who mentioned a dog hanging around his cabin for a few days. The description was just too perfect. Could it really be Charlie Brown? The cabin was way out in the bush and in the opposite direction from our house. We started the truck, hopped in and drove to the cabin. The friendly man invited us in, made coffee and started to talk about the dog. He comes and goes, he said. Very shy. He gave him a few fat scraps. But then the dog left again. He usually comes closer to night the man said. So we drank coffee and waited. Then all of a sudden the man said, “Quiet. I just saw the tips of two ears in the window. He is here.”

We started saying – or almost singing – the name, “Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown, come here.” Still not sure if it was really him.

We took him in our arms, gave him warmth and fed him. There we were, in a cabin, out in the Yukon woods and holding our dog in our arms. It was one of the most touching moments in our lives. Back home again, we fed him a hot meat soup. He had lost so much weight. Snoopy was ecstatic. His brother was back. What joy! One week later we prepared the sled for a run. When we went to get Snoopy we saw magic - Charlie Brown was not in his dog house, he was outside. Jumping four feet in the air, barking, dancing, and smiling. “Take me, take me,” he said. And we took him.

After, all of the dogs got some hot meat soup. And Charlie Brown was so proud. So proud to be part of the team. And since then Charlie Brown is a key dog in our team. Still today, we don’t know what changed – why he all of a sudden wanted to be a sled dog. It seems like he is just thankful to be alive. Yes, Charlie Brown is alive.

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the other did not, infamously. To set the table for this story of triumph and tragedy from 100 years ago, here are the ten best hitters for career average in the history of baseball through the 2017 season: Top 10 Career Batting Average 1 Ty Cobb . . . . . . . .366 2 Rogers Hornsby . . .358 3 Joe Jackson . . . .356 4 Ed Delahanty . . . .346 5 Tris Speaker . . . .345 6 Billy Hamilton . . .344 6 Ted Williams . . . .344 8 Dan Brouthers . . .342 8 Harry Heilmann . .342 8 Babe Ruth . . . . . .342 The rare photo with this piece, showing Ruth and Jackson sitting and talking (probably about hitting) had to be taken in Chicago

PHOTO: New York Daily News 1920

t’s possible baseball sluggers George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. and Joseph Jefferson “Shoeless Joe” Jackson bonded because of the similarities of their impoverished childhoods. Ruth was raised primarily in an inner city Baltimore orphanage, even though he was not an orphan, and Jackson was the son of poor rural sharecroppers in Pickens County outside of Greenville, South Carolina who never attended a day of school in his life. Ruth’s parents, saloonkeepers, couldn’t afford to feed him so they put him in an orphanage and Jackson’s sent him out to pick cotton when most kids are learning their ABC’s. But the orphanage and cotton mill had baseball teams, which gave both their chances to succeed. One did, gloriously, and

Babe Ruth, left, and Shoeless Joe Jackson talk hitting in Chicago in 1920

during the 1920 season. That season was Ruth’s first in a Yankee uniform and Jackson’s last in professional baseball. Jackson and seven other members of the White Sox were banned for life after the 1920 season by Judge “Kenesaw Mountain” Landis, the first commissioner of baseball, for conspiring to fix or rig the outcome of the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds – even though all eight were found “not guilty” in a court of law. The cheating charges, called “The Black Sox Scandal of 1919,” were undoubtedly true against six of the eight, but not against Jackson. He admitted taking money, but denied any involvement in throwing the games, and one other, Buck Weaver, who admitted knowing about the fix, but didn’t take any money and didn’t report what he knew. Jackson – one of baseball’s biggest stars at the time – was banned by Landis for circumstantial evidence against him, including a long, handwritten and signed letter from him supposedly admitting his guilt. The judge overlooked the well known fact that Shoeless Joe was illiterate. He could neither read nor write and couldn’t sign autographs for his legion of fans. He couldn’t even order food off a menu and always ordered last when out to dinner with his team-

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The sordid saga of “Shoeless Joe”

Shoeless Joe Jackson mates listening to them order first, then going with whatever sounded good. Six of the White Sox players were certainly guilty of cheating, because their 1919 World Series statistics, both pitching and hitting, were awful. But Jackson was the leading batter in the Series hitting .375 in the games the White Sox lost and over .500 in the games they won.

He had 23 fielding opportunities in left field, made all of the plays with zero errors and even threw out five runners trying to advance on fly balls. He denied participating in the fix, but admitted knowing about it and was banned from baseball forever by Landis for not reporting it to authorities. The general feeling was that cont’d on page 11...


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The sordid saga of “Shoeless Joe” ... cont’d Statue of Shoeless Joe Jackson in his hometown of Greenville, South Carolina for scoreless innings pitched into the 1940’s, but the Yankees turned him into a home run hitter and he won four more Series as a batter (1923, their first ever, 1927, 1928 and 1932). He’s the only player in baseball history to win multiple World Series as a pitcher for one team and a home run hitter for another; a distinction that will last forever. Just as Jackson was being banished from the sport, Ruth was taking it over on his way to becoming the greatest baseball player who ever lived to play the game. Shoeless Joe went on to live a long life of obscurity, but not poverty and shame as was often reported. He was a successful purveyor of distilled spirits (liquor stores) who married a literate woman able to read, write and sign things like cheques and mortgages. He died in 1950, two years after The Babe, forgotten and unforgiven. As for his nickname, it’s not true that he played baseball barefoot. As a young teen in South Carolina at the turn of the century (1900), he played “Mill Ball” on Sundays, since work was forbidden in the Bible Belt.

PHOTO: Jason Riedy on Foter.com Jackson got railroaded by Landis, who was hired by the owners to clean up baseball, which had gotten dirty during the war years of 1914-18. Players were underpaid and gambling on baseball games was a popular pastime so conditions were ripe for a big mess like the Black Sox Scandal. Hollywood made a movie in 1920 about it callled Eight Men Out, which included the famous line of a young fan speaking to Jackson outside of Comiskey Park: “Say it ain’t so, Joe,” which never

happened in real life, but Jackson always said it wasn’t so from the get go, to no avail. Landis booted him from the game when he was 32 and in his prime years at the end of the 1920 season, not long after the photo was taken. Ruth was 25 at the time and grew up in Baltimore a big fan of Jackson’s saying: “I copied (Shoeless Joe) Jackson’s style because I thought he was the greatest hitter I had ever seen, the greatest natural hitter I ever saw. He’s the fella who made me a hitter.”

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Ruth had already won three World Series as a young pitcher for the Boston Red Sox (1915, 1916 and 1918), who inexplicably traded him to the Yankees in 1919 for $100,000. It is generally considered to be the worst trade in baseball history, which led to “The Curse of The Bambino” because that 1918 Series win was the Red Sox’s last in the 20th century as they didn’t win another until 2004 against the St. Louis Cardinals. Ruth was a great pitcher and loved holding the World Series record

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There were cotton mills all over the south in those days and most had their own ball teams. A small town sportswriter happened to be watching a game in which Jackson was trying unsuccessfully to break in a new pair of spikes, which were giving him blisters. Finally he set them aside and finished the game

in his stocking feet and the legend of “Shoeless Joe” Jackson was born. It followed him throughout his career to the Hall of Infamy, but not the Hall of Fame, from which he is also banned despite the third best batting average in history. There is a Shoeless Joe Museum in Greenville dedicated to clearing his name and getting the ban lifted, but it will never happen. Joe took the money from the gamblers, reportedly $5,000, and was as guilty as an egg-sucking dog with yolk dripping from his chin. It didn’t matter that he was just trying to beat the gamblers at their own game. Ruth got the “Babe” nickname as a 19-year-old rookie signed in 1914 by the Red Sox, who were well known for signing unknown teenagers to small contracts to save money. They probably thought they made a great deal by selling him for $100,000 when he was 25 in the photo. It was a HUGE mistake. The Yankees who started off in 1903 as the New York Highlanders became the Yankees in 1913 and followed Ruth to their first Series win in 1923. They now have 27, far and away the most in baseball. Second best is the Cardinals with 11. Shoeless Joe just faded away and never said it was so, but at least he got one World Series win with the cheapskate White Sox, in 1917, sandwiched between two Red Sox wins and two years before the Black Sox debacle. Good for Joe and his trusty bat, “Black Betsy,” but the sordid saga of “Shoeless Joe” was baseball’s saddest story… ever. PLAY BALL! Doug Sack, 71, is the editor of Sourdough Chronicle, the quadannual newsletter of the Yukon Council on Aging, YCOAYukon.com. Before that, he was young.

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Seasonal Recipes with Sydney Oland

Roasted grape, leek and goat cheese tart

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rapes make a lovely sweet and savoury addition to a variety of meals. If you can manage it try and time this recipe for when you have the bottom of a bag of grapes that have gotten a little old. For some reason grapes that have gone a bit wrinkly tend to roast the best. If you don’t have a leek, an

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Roasted grape, leek and goat cheese tart .. cont’d METHOD

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Set oven at 400ºF. In a pan toss together olive oil, grapes and sliced leeks until well coated with oil, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes, or until the grapes have begun to burst and are soft. Remove from oven and let cool.

2 a slotted spoon place roasted grapes and leeks on top of goat cheese trying to drain out some of the liquid

Roll out puff pastry onto a lined baking sheet. Break up the goat cheese and dot all over the pastry. Using

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released by the grapes. Fold edges of pastry oven the filling and pinch the corners to seal.

Bake for 15 minutes, or until pastry is golden, then remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving – drizzle with remaining liquid from the pan the grapes were roasted in and top with sliced green onions to garnish.

Out of the oven and ready to eat

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Kicking it Special O-style The 2018 Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction presented by Canadian Tire Whitehorse takes place April 7 at the Yukon Convention Centre by Tamara Neely

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It’s an opportunity to get exercise, to connect with people. To have laughs. On Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 there were hoots and cheers from the stands as the Northwestel Charging Moose hosted the inaugural Special Olympics Yukon Indoor Soccer Invitational presented by Whitehorse Tim Hortons. But it’s not just sports. Special Olympics puts on classy events for the

athletes, coaches and volunteers and the Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction is a gala fundraising event to help the organization continue to offer quality opportunities for the athletes. The Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction takes place at the Yukon Convention Centre on Saturday, April 7. For more information call 668-6511 or go to SpecialOlympicsYukon.ca.

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hat’s Up Yukon is excited to be a sponsor of this year’s Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction on April 7. Special Olympics Yukon enriches the lives of Yukoners with an intellectual ability through opportunities to train and compete in sports, and the gala – which is sold out – is a fundraiser to help them provide programming. It’s friendship. It’s confidence. It’s connecting with the broader community.

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Special Olympics athlete Queyanna Thompson painted this acrylic on board painting and has donated it to the Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction. Special Olympics is giving Thompson the opportunity to fly with her soccer team to Antigonish, Nova Scotia this summer to compete at the National Games PHOTO: Tamara Neely

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Edu-tainment for kids, Yukon-style

The new Yukon-made TV show for preschoolers called Look at My Book launched on March 26 on Northwestel’s channels 209 and 709 by Megan Skarnulis

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hen you type, “wholesome family shows” into Google the results tend to be dated shows, such as Full House, Sesame Street, or 7th Heaven. This may lead you to wonder is family-first entertainment a thing of the past? Where is the Mr. Rogers of present day? Are children’s shows merely occupying time, rather than actually teaching them something? Thanks to the contributions of Yukon Media Development there is a new Yukon-based television show, called Look at My Book, that launched on March 26 on Northwestel’s cable channel. The pilot episode will run three times daily at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for at least two weeks. Look at My book was created for a preschool audience. It has an intentionally retro-feel, and it focuses on the skills that children need to learn to read. The fuzzy puppets and jovial songs make learning to read seem fun for kids. Undoubtedly, the task of helping a little person to navigate the world of words is certainly a daunting task. From this show, parents or caregivers might gain some strategies to assist little ones with early literacy. This is the type of family-first programming that you can curl up under a blanket and watch with a child. The show will introduce you to the colourful “alphabet bears.” Each bear represents a different letter, has a unique name, and a positive message associated with their letter.

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Look at My Book’s Michael Brooks (left), Fiona Wen, Bluey, Nicole Edwards and Stu are bringing kids edu-tainment to Northwestel’s community channel The alphabet bear Uta for example, reminds children, “You are special and unique. You use your special gifts to find the dreams you seek.” The other alphabet bears have equally positive messages to share with your children as they learn about phonetic sounds. While celebrating books is the central theme of the program, the pilot episode also explores other important developmental themes,

such as learning about body image. This is not the Paw Patrolstyle of go-go-go entertainment; rather, this show intentionally explores more complex content to help children expand their attention span, and learn to ask respectful questions of others. Somehow, Look at My Book keeps the topic of body image – a typically heavy subject – lighthearted while not undermining the importance of seeing our-

selves and others as unique and special. The creator of the show is Michael Brooks, a former primary school teacher who has been working in the field of children’s literacy for nearly three decades. Brooks admits that the irony is not lost on him that he has created a television show to encourage children to read books; yet, he sees the show as a starting point to ignite a spark in children to become

lifelong readers. Brooks himself is featured in the show in a snazzy sequin jacket with a full cast of Yukoners. Alongside Brooks, actor, and singersongwriter, Nicole Edwards, and puppeteer Rob Pelletier wrote the script for the pilot episode. Edwards, together with Fiona Wen and Rob Pelletier’s puppets are the stars of the show. Edwards is a Yukon-based singer-songwriter who has recorded five albums, and regularly performs at festivals. The puppeteer for the show, Rob Pelletier is a father of three children, so naturally he makes his puppet characters Stu and Bluey lovable. Finally, child actor Fiona Wen brings a bilingual component and musical talent to the show. Look at My Book was created, written, filmed and produced in the Yukon at a Whitehorse-based studio. It is a showcase of Yukon imaginative talent from a number of creative professionals with decades of experience in early literacy. If nothing else, sitting down to watch Look at My Book will provide a time for you to slow down from the demands of parenthood, to snuggle those special little people while gaining some tips for yourself to help them learn to read. Megan Skarnulis is a Yukonbased writer who makes every effort to balance the craziness of motherhood, a career, and maintaining a beautiful home in the country.

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Free wildlife viewing events Saturday, April 7

Saturday, April 21

Thursday, April 26

Picnic and stories around the campfire Tagish River Bridge, Day Use Area , 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

Watercolour landscape workshop Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Swan Haven seniors’ tea Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (drop in)

Come to this great swan viewing area with your own picnic lunch and sit around the campfire enjoying a cup of tea and homemade bannock. Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Ida Calmegane will share some traditional stories of spring in Yukon. Be sure to bring a mug for tea, a lawn chair, and a blanket so you can sit back and relax!

Would you like to try painting landscapes? Local artist Daphne Mennell will be on hand to share techniques with aspiring artists. Materials will be provided. No experience is required. Please arrive at the start time to receive necessary instructions.

The Marsh Lake Community Society invites you to enjoy tea, coffee, homemade goodies and peaceful swan viewing. For more information call 867-660‐4999 or email marshlake@gmail.com.

Swan Haven hootenanny Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Bring your acoustic instruments to Swan Haven for a musical evening, unplugged! We’ll have songbooks available so you can sing along. Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday, April 8 Bird identification workshop Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Join interpreter Jukka Jantunen as he helps identify our feathered friends that make their home in Yukon. Jukka will share his photographs and identification tips inside the interpretive centre.

Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15 Family weekend Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Sunday, April 22 Bird banding 101 Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come learn all about Yukon’s three bird banding stations from the experts themselves. Weather-permitting, members of the Society of Yukon Bird Observatories will demonstrate banding techniques. After the demonstration we will enjoy a slide show presentation about migration monitoring and bird banding in Yukon.

Tuesday, April 24 Brownie Mountain hike Marsh Lake, meet at 10 Burns Road in Whitehorse to carpool, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This short but steep hike is also known as M’Clintock West Ridge. We’ll get an elevated view on Swan Haven and M’Clintock Bay in the lovely, evening light. Requires walking 2 km over very steep, uneven terrain. Review the trail description at yukonhiking.ca.

Saturday, April 28 Bird photography workshop Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bring your camera and questions and join photographer Jukka Jantunen for a workshop on bird photography. Jukka will take you down on the ice to try your hand at snapping photos of the birds, while discussing some tips and tricks of this challenging hobby. If weather is poor this event may be moved inside the centre. This event is intended for beginner to intermediate photographers.

Saturday, May 5 Shorebirds of Swan Haven Swan Haven Interpretive Centre, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Move over swans, it’s shorebird time! The shores of Swan Haven boast much more than swans and ducks. Sandpipers and snipes, yellowlegs and godwits, interpreter Jukka Jantunen will sort it all out during a short walk and talk. Rubber boots are recommended.

The whole family is welcome to attend an afternoon of swan watching and fun activities. Get your face painted, vote for your favourite artwork, play games, read a book, do a swan craft, and immerse yourself in the cacophony of swan sounds.

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Fri. Apr. 6 COBRA FS 8:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Fri. Apr. 6 Golden Horn Judo 3:30 pm Golden Horn Elementary Fri. Apr. 6 Ladies Grappling 6:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Fri. Apr. 6 Strong by Zumba with Lynda 6:00 am Better Bodies Crosstraining Centre Combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. Call 633-5245 for more info. Sat. Apr. 7 zFit with Jennifer 10:00 am Better Bodies Crosstraining Centre Call 633-5245 for more info. Sat. Apr. 7 to Sun. Apr. 8 Simapalooza 2018 Mount Sima Dummy Downhill, Slush Cup, Ski/board competitions, Slopestyle, Big Air, Ski/boarder X, and more! Great Food and Beverage. Awesome food specials and Outdoor Lounge. Sun. Apr. 8 Annual Whitehorse Bouldering Competition 4:00 pm Porter Creek Secondary School Routes set up for any level of climber so don’t be shy and bring a friend! Sun. Apr. 8 Carcross Kickboxing 12:30 pm N60 Combative Arts Sun. Apr. 8 Carcross Kids Kickboxing 11:30 am N60 Combative Arts Sun. Apr. 8 COBRA FS 8:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Sun. Apr. 8 Ladies Grappling 6:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Sun. Apr. 8 Pre School Martial Arts 3:30 pm N60 Combative Arts Sun. Apr. 8 Slush Cup? Biathlon Range Tue. Apr. 10 Adult Biathlon 6:30 pm Biathlon Range

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Tue. Apr. 10 Fitilates 5:15 pm 7th Ray Healing Combining elements of both exercise science, fitness and classical Pilates. To register book online. Tue. Apr. 10 Grappling 6:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Tue. Apr. 10 Insanity Live Mornings 6:00 am Peak Fitness Extreme cardio conditioning program that will transform your body. Drop in or sign up call 3354281 or email brittyfit@gmail.com for more information. Tue. Apr. 10 Ladies Kickboxing 5:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Tue. Apr. 10 Muay Thai 7:00 pm N60 Combative Arts Tue. Apr. 10 Pilates for Men 6:15 pm Long Lean Mean Fitness Pilates an excellent technique for whole-body fitness, as well as a foundation for cross training with other kinds of sports and exercise. Register online or call 334-3479 for more information. Wed. Apr. 11 Dancefit 12:00 pm Better Bodies Crosstraining Centre Workout dance rooted in jazz, hip hop and Latin styles will take you away from your stresses. Wednesdays with an extra class on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m Call 633-5245 for more info. Wed. Apr. 11 Zumba High Cardio 6:30 pm 7th Ray Healing To register book online. 334-9605 info@7thraystudio.com

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the aid of props. To register book online. Fri. Apr. 6 Authentic Movement Healing Dance 6:15 pm Grace Space Respectful attentiveness to our inner wisdom and yearnings, made visible through our spontaneous movements. Call 335-6216 or email info@gracespaceyukon.com Fri. Apr. 6 Sally & Sisters Lunch 12:00 pm Whitehorse Food Bank Free Hot Lunch for Women & Children 334-9317 Fri. Apr. 6 Spring Forest Qigong Level 1 Workshop 9:00 am Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Learn the moving meditation practice of Spring Forest Qigong so that you can balance, heal, and connect your mind, body, and spirit. Space is limited! Register early to secure your spot! 333-2576 yukonbaxter@gmail.com Fri. Apr. 6 Yarn Yoga 6:30 pm Rooted Tree Massage & Yoga 30 minutes of yoga, an hour of crochet/knitting, and then more yoga! Suitable for beginners in crafting and in yoga. Call 334-8599 for more information. rootedtreemassage@gmail.com Fri. Apr. 6 Zen Yoga 6:30 pm 7th Ray Healing A one hour Yoga practice that focuses on centering and flexibility. To register book online. 334-9605 info@7thraystudio.com Sat. Apr. 7 Red Tara Practice 12:30 pm VajraNorth Everyone welcome. For more info contact 667-6951 (Cheryl Buchan) 633-3715 Sat. Apr. 7 Spring Forest Qigong Level 2 Workshop Golden Age Society Techniques to share unconditional love, kindness, and forgiveness energy to help open up blockages and facilitate healing.. Space is limited! Register early to secure your spot! 333-2576 yukonbaxter@gmail.com Sat. Apr. 7 The Truth About Vagina Workouts 11:00 am Westmark Whitehorse Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Sophie Villeneuve will teach you the basics about Pelvic Floor Muscles. Tickets online, or at the Maternity & Baby fair. Sun. Apr. 8 Community Yoga 10:00 am Breath of Life Collective This donation class is open to all levels of yogis. Call or email to register. 3363569 thebreathoflifestudio@gmail.com

Sun. Apr. 8 Gentle Yoga 12:30 pm Rooted Tree Massage & Yoga For the all ages, the stiff and the recovering bodies of life. Everyone welcome - Beginners encouraged! Call or email to register. 334-8599 rootedtreemassage@gmail.com Sun. Apr. 8 Restorative Yoga 10:30 am Alpine Bakery To register call or email 393-4440 wallymaltz@mac.com Mon. Apr. 9 Buddhist Meditation Society 5:15 pm White Swan Sanctuary All are welcome! Mon. Apr. 9 Sally & Sisters Lunch 12:00 pm Whitehorse Food Bank Free Hot Lunch for Women & Children 334-9317 Mon. Apr. 9 Shamata Meditation 5:15 pm White Swan Sanctuary Group meditation all levels welcome Tue. Apr. 10 Golden Horn Yoga 6:00 pm Golden Horn Elementary Terice 668-6631 Tue. Apr. 10 Weight Watchers 5:00 pm Yukon College Please arrive 30-minutes prior to the listed meeting time for weigh-in and registration, room A2202. 403-473-0645 blong@weightwatchers.ca Wed. Apr. 11 Sharing Circles 5:00 pm Skookum Jim Friendship Centre Men only, Dinner provided Call 633-7688 Wed. Apr. 11 The Alzheimer/Dementia Family Caregiver Support Group 7:00 pm Copper Ridge Place A group for family or friends caring for someone with Dementia. Info and register call Cathy 334-1548 or Joanne 668-7713. Wed. Apr. 11 The Counselling Drop-In Clinic 10:00 am Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services Free Drop-In counselling is offered every Wednesday from 10am - 4pm. Wed. Apr. 11 Women & Children Lunch Date 11:30 am Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre Delicious Free Lunch for Women & Children Wed. Apr. 11 Yoga for Paddlers (Part 2) 5:15 pm Whitehorse Elementary Lead by yoga instructor Michelle Eshpeter every Wednesday, email info@flatwateryukon.ca for more info.

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The second annual Air North First Light Image Festival takes place April 7 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

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Keynote speaker Pat Kane specializes in sharing Northern stories and his work has been featured in Canadian Geographic, Reuters, Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, VICE, CBC and more

Keynote speaker Andy Clark is a 27-year veteran of Reuters and has covered famines, disasters, world summits, global sporting events, the first Gulf War and conflicts in the Balkans

First Light Image Festival - Schedule Workshops (Sold out) The business of photography (Cathie Archbould & Brianne Bremner – 10 a.m.)

Social Impact Photography (Mark Kelly & Alistair Maitland – 11:15 a.m.)

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to include a daytime component with various workshops for learning and exchange of ideas. Unfortunately, for anyone looking to get tickets, the workshops have already sold out. They also have two keynote speakers from Outside, Pat Kane from Yellowknife, N.W.T. and Andy Clark of Gibsons, B.C. Kane is a member of the Timiskaming First Nation in Ontario/ Quebec and specializes in telling stories about Northern peoples, issues and culture. Clark is a veteran photographer who spent 27 years with Reuters News Pictures covering international events around the world. “He has a real knack for finding that one feature shot that will capture an event,” Jacques said. In addition, the event will provide an opportunity for photographers to see some of the latest, greatest new equipment. Sales representatives from both Nikon and Panasonic will be onsite during the day. As well, The Camera Store from Calgary, Alberta will be in attendance and has a special feature they’ll be doing. “They have a Camera Store TV channel on YouTube with over 300,000 subscribers,” Jacques explained. “They’ll be recording a segment for the channel right at the festival.” There are still tickets available for the social evening; doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets for the social event, visit the website at FirstLightImageFestival.ca.

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t’s springtime in the Yukon and our days are getting longer, Yukoners are preparing for the summer season and imagining new ways to tackle and explore our beautiful territory. According to Executive Director Matt Jacques, the First Light Image Festival organizers intentionally chose this time of year to build upon the emergence of spring and the new energy that entails. In fact the inaugural event in 2017 took place on the same day, April 7, last year and was a huge success. “Last time, the event was a runaway success,” Jacques said. “We were at the Old Fire Hall and sold out 130 tickets. The response was great, we needed to follow up and build on it for 2018.” According to Jacques, they couldn’t have done that without support from the community and their sponsors: Air North, Panansonic, Nikon and the Community Development Fund. This year’s event moves to the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) and is more involved. The different opportunities in the space will allow the event to grow, but not be overwhelmed. “We wanted to grow, but keep it sustainable,” Jacques explained. “But we spoke to the folks at the KDCC and it was a flexible space that will accommodate us.” Last year’s festival was mostly designed as a social event for professional photographers, but also attracted a good number of parttimers and amateurs. Jacques says this showed an opportunity for building on the event. This year, they have expanded

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Jay Gough of Nikon Canada, along with Trisha Gillings of Panasonic Canada (not pictured), will be on site all day with trade show style booths demonstrating their latest equipment, and delivering “Tech Talks” over the lunch hour Danny Macdonald is the editor of What’s Up Yukon. He is a lifelong Yukoner, who is active in sports, community organizations and Yukon’s events scene.

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(Trisha Gillings, Panasonic Canada & Jay Gough, Nikon Canada – 12:30 p.m.)

Creating, Pitching & Editing Projects (Pat Kane – 1:15 p.m.)

Finding Feature Images (Andy Clark – 2:30 p.m.)

Evening Social (Tickets available) Doors at 6:30 p.m. KDCC Longhouse

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Community EVENTS ATLIN

Wed. Apr. 4 Ladies’ Lunch & Carpet Bowling 7:00 pm Atlin Rec Centre Sat. Apr. 7 Saturday Sewing 10:00 am Atlin Rec Centre Every level of experience, from absolute beginner to advanced sewer, is welcome! Sun. Apr. 8 St. Martins Anglican Church Service 10:00 am St. Martins Anglican Church Sun. Apr. 8 Atlin Christian Centre 10:30 am Atlin Christian Centre Wed. Apr. 11 Ladies’ Lunch & Carpet Bowling 7:00 pm Atlin Rec Centre

BEAVER CREEK

Fri. Apr. 6 Tot Time 9:30 am Nelnah Bessie John School Sat. Apr. 7 Volleyball 8:00 pm Beaver Creek Community Club Mon. Apr. 9 Tot Time 9:30 am Nelnah Bessie John School Tue. Apr. 10 Volleyball 8:00 pm Beaver Creek Community Club

CARCROSS

Wednesdays Healthy Choices & Nutrition Activities 9:00 am Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Wednesdays Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program Lunch 12:00 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School For more info:kathleen. cranfield@ctfn.ca 821-4251 Wednesdays Tlingit Language Game Nights 5:30 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Wednesdays Hiroshikai Judo 6:00 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School 332-1031 Wednesdays AA Carcross 6:30 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Wed. Apr. 4 School Council 7:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Thu. Apr. 5 Executive Council Carcross/ Tagish First Nation Building Thu. Apr. 5 CPNP Lunch 12:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Thu. Apr. 5 Pottery with Claudia MacPhee 3:30 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School Every Tuesday and Thursday, please enter by side door. Everyone welcome! no fee for community members 8673993321 Thu. Apr. 5 Sewing Nights 6:30 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Thu. Apr. 5 Prenatal Classes for Mothers and Fathers to be 7:00 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School With Kathleen Cranfield, Registered Midwife and CPNP coordinator Sat. Apr. 7 Traditional Handgames 1:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Sat. Apr. 7 First Nations Fire Feast 5:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building A unique culinary experience will take guests on an adventure into Indigenous cuisine through food, dance and storytelling. Mon. Apr. 9 Art at the Carving Shed 5:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Mon. Apr. 9 AA - Tagish 7:30 pm Carcross/ Tagish First Nation Building Tue. Apr. 10 Elders Breakfast 10:00 am Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Tue. Apr. 10 Pottery with Claudia MacPhee 3:30 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School Every Tuesday and Thursday, please enter by side door. Everyone welcome! no fee for community members 8673993321 Tue. Apr. 10 Tlingit Language classes 5:00 pm CTFN Capacity Building Tue. Apr. 10 Excellence Group 5:00 pm Carcross/Tagish First Nation Building Tue. Apr. 10 Sports Night 6:00 pm Ghùch Tlâ Community School Tue. Apr. 10 Women’s Group 7:00 pm Carcross Community Campus 821-4251

CARMACKS

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, Sewing Group 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tage Cho Hudan Interpretive Centre. Sewing supplies available for personal projects or feel free to bring your own supplies and projects.

DAWSON CITY

Until Sat. Apr. 14 Art Exhibit - Curtis Grahauer KIAC Klondike Institute of Art & Culture Featuring his work of As Far Upriver as you can go Before Having to switch to a Pole. Wed. Apr. 4 Sticks and Skates 2:30 pm Dawson City Arena Call 993-7400 Ext 299 for more details. Wed. Apr. 4 Public Skate 3:30 pm Dawson City Arena Call 993-7400 Ext 299 for more details. Wed. Apr. 4 CFYT Trivia 8:00 pm The Billy Goat A fundraiser for CFYT local radio. Thu. Apr. 5 Handgames Club 3:00 pm Tr’ondek Hwech’in Youth Centre Email for more information. youthoutreach@trondek. ca Thu. Apr. 5 Art Night 7:00 pm Tr’ondek Hwech’in Youth Centre Email for more information. youthoutreach@trondek.ca Thu. Apr. 5 Open Mic In The Lounge 9:00 pm Westminster Hotel Hosted by Jonathan Howe Fri. Apr. 6 Super Seniors Weights 55+ 11:00 am Dawson City Fitness Centre Fri. Apr. 6 Women & Weights (Ladies Only) 12:00 pm Dawson City Fitness Centre

Fri. Apr. 6 Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Youth Centre 3:00 pm Tr’ondek Hwech’in Youth Centre Sat. Apr. 7 Seedy Saturday 9:30 am Art & Margaret Fry Recreation Centre Presentations by Otto of Kokopellie Farm and John Lenart, followed by a seed exchange. Sat. Apr. 7 Painting 1:00 pm KIAC Klondike Institute of Art & Culture Inspire and be inspired by other artists. Bring your own ideas and painting surfaces. Paints, brushes and easels are supplied, no instruction offered. Sat. Apr. 7 Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Youth Centre 3:00 pm Tr’ondek Hwech’in Youth Centre Sat. Apr. 7 Cocktail Night 5:00 pm Eldorado Hotel In the Sluice Box Lounge, from classics over hot/desert drinks, to a featured special. Sat. Apr. 7 Coffee House & Open Mic Night 7:00 pm KIAC Klondike Institute of Art & Culture Share your talents or just hang out and enjoy yourself! All funds raised will be donated locally. Everyone Welcome, in KIAC Ballroom Sun. Apr. 8 St. Paul’s Church Service 10:30 am St Paul’s Church 867-993-5381 Sun. Apr. 8 Soul Sunday with The Sweet Nuggets 11:00 pm Westminster Hotel Mon. Apr. 9 Super Seniors Weights 55+ 11:00 am Dawson City Fitness Centre Mon. Apr. 9 Women & Weights (Ladies Only) 12:00 pm Dawson City Fitness Centre Tue. Apr. 10 Step n Strong 7:00 pm Robert Service School For more information email: getrealfit(at)me.com 867-993-2520 Tue. Apr. 10 Dawson City Council Meeting 7:00 pm Dawson City Town Hall The meetings are aired live on Dawson City TV Channel 12. Council holds a Question Period at each meeting that takes place towards the end of the meeting. This provides the public an opportunity to ask Council questions. 867-993-7400 Wed. Apr. 11 CFYT Trivia 8:00 pm The Billy Goat A fundraiser for CFYT local radio.

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Tue. Apr. 10 Takhini Family Game Night 7:00 pm Takhini Hall Wed. Apr. 11 Adult Volleyball 6:30 pm St. Elias Community School Wed. Apr. 11 Kids Craft Time with Marty Ritchie 3:15 pm Haines Junction Community Library Call 634-2215 for more information. Wed. Apr. 11 Seniors - Drop-In and Activities 1:30 pm Haines Junction Seniors Apartments Arts, craft, fitness, pool tournaments, shuffleboard, carpet bowling, and card and board games. Refreshments.

MARSH LAKE

Wednesdays & Thursdays Choir Wed. 7:00 pm, Thu. 6:30 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre Wed. Apr. 4 Waste Mgnt Society Meeting 7:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre Fri. Apr. 6 Yukon Wine and Whiskey Weekend Inn on the Lake Celebrate the bounty of the great north while sipping and savoring some of Canada’s best whiskies and wines. Email carson@ exceptionalplaces.com or 660-5253 call to book. Sat. Apr. 7 Knitting Circle 1:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre 660-4999 managermarshlake@gmail.com Sun. Apr. 8 Drop in Badminton 12:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre Tue. Apr. 10 North of 60 Seniors Cafe 2:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre Tue. Apr. 10 Yoga 5:30 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre Drop in Yoga info@ yogawhitehorse.ca Tue. Apr. 10 Local Advisory Council 7:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre followed by hot apple cider and refreshments. 660-4999 Tue. Apr. 10 Darts and Games Night 7:00 pm Marsh Lake Community Centre We’ll be doing a quick orientation for those who haven’t played before and playing 301. The bar will be open for a beverage while we play.

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FARO

Wednesdays Archery 3:30 pm & 7:00 pm Faro Recreation Centre No experience or equipment needed. Wed. Apr. 4 Faro Fire Department Meeting 7:00 pm Faro Fire Hall Faro Fire Department Wednesday Meeting. Fri. Apr. 6 Teen Drop in Gym 7:00 pm Del Van Gorder School Sun. Apr. 8 Faro Church of Apostles Mass 10:00 am Church of Apostles Sun. Apr. 8 Faro Bible Chapel Sunday Service 10:30 am Faro Bible Chapel with Pastor Ted Baker 994-2442 994-2442 Tue. Apr. 10 Parent & Tot Storytime 10:00 am Faro Community Library For babies to age 4. Stories & crafts will be provided Wed. Apr. 11 Faro Fire Department Meeting 7:00 pm Faro Fire Hall Faro Fire Department Wednesday Meeting.

Wednesdays Volleyball 8:00 pm J.V. Clark School Thu. Apr. 5 Circuit Training 5:30 pm J.V. Clark School Thu. Apr. 5 Floor Hockey 8:00 pm J.V. Clark School Fri. Apr. 6 Dinner and Movie Night 5:00 pm Mayo Community Hall And Recreation Centre Sun. Apr. 8 St. Mary’s Church Service 11:00 am St Mary’s Church (867)667-7746 Mon. Apr. 9 Yoga 5:00 pm Mayo Curling Arena Tue. Apr. 10 Community Feast and Info Session 5:30 pm Mayo Curling Arena Tue. Apr. 10 Tabata 5:30 pm J.V. Clark School Tue. Apr. 10 Mayo Sewing Nights 7:00 pm Yukon College Mayo Campus Tue. Apr. 10 Floor Hockey 8:00 pm J.V. Clark School

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Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Public Skate Haines Junction Community Centre Weds 3:15 - 5:15, Fri 3:00 - 6:30 and Sat 1:00-4:00 Wed. Apr. 4 Adult Volleyball 6:30 pm St. Elias Community School Wed. Apr. 4 Kids Craft Time with Marty Ritchie 3:15 pm Haines Junction Community Library Call 634-2215 for more information. Wed. Apr. 4 Seniors - Drop-In and Activities 1:30 pm Haines Junction Seniors Apartments Arts, craft, fitness, pool tournaments, shuffleboard, carpet bowling, and card and board games. Refreshments. Wed. Apr. 4 Village of Haines Junction Council Meeting 7:00 pm St Elias Convention Centre Thu. Apr. 5 Adult Soccer 7:30 pm St. Elias Community School Thu. Apr. 5 Chair Yoga For Seniors 3:00 pm Haines Junction Seniors Apartments Thu. Apr. 5 Circuit Training 5:00 pm Haines Junction Call Steve at 296-6097 for more information. Thu. Apr. 5 Elders’ Tea & Fitness Lunch 11:00 am Mun Ku Thu. Apr. 5 Open Mic 7:30 pm St Elias Convention Centre Thu. Apr. 5 Seniors - Carpet Bowling 1:30 pm St Elias Convention Centre All Seniors and Elders welcome! Thu. Apr. 5 Seniors Tai Chi 1:30 pm Haines Junction Thu. Apr. 5 Women’s Circle 5:30 pm Mun Ku Email elskloppers@gmail.com for more information. Fri. Apr. 6 Story Hour 10:00 am Haines Junction Community Library Mon. Apr. 9 Fitness Classes - Pilates & Yoga 5:15 pm Da Ku Cultural Centre Tue. Apr. 10 Romp and Stomp Music and Movement 10:00 am Haines Junction Community Centre In the Mezzanine Free, music and movement for kids 0-4 and parents, There will be a healthy snack provided. All welcome! Come get your wiggles out!! To register call 335 2583 Tue. Apr. 10 Southern Tutchone Classes 12:00 pm Da Ku Cultural Centre

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Thu. Apr. 5 Adult Night at the Youth Centre 7:00 pm Old Crow Community Center Sun. Apr. 8 St. Luke’s Church Service 11:00 am St. Luke’s Church 867-993-5381 Tue. Apr. 10 Gym Night 7:00 pm Old Crow Community Center

TAGISH

Wednesdays & Saturdays, Tagish Library 12:00 pm Tagish Community Centre 3993418 Wed. Apr. 4 Coffee and Chat: Tagish Community Centre 2:00 pm Tagish Community Centre Fresh baked goods every Wednesday. Wed. Apr. 4 Tagish Advisory Council meeting 7:00 pm Tagish Community Centre Agenda posted at tagish.ca Thu. Apr. 5 Carpet Bowling 11:15 am Tagish Community Centre Everyone is invited to come and learn the technical game of Carpet Bowling. Thu. Apr. 5 Catch Kids Club 4:00 pm Tagish Community Centre Snacks, crafts, field trips and lots of fun games. Email recreation@tagishyukon.org for more information. Sat. Apr. 7 OsteoFit 10:00 am Tagish Community Centre Sat. Apr. 7 Youth Music School 11:00 am Tagish Community Centre Email recreation@tagishyukon.org for more information. Sat. Apr. 7 Pickleball 11:00 am Tagish Community Centre Come try Pickleball, a new sport offered which combines table tennis and regular tennis. Sat. Apr. 7 Clay Doll Workshop W/ Sandra Storey 1:30 pm Tagish Community Centre The basics of figurative clay sculpture exploring faces, hands and feet as well as animals and animal spirits. Register online. Tue. Apr. 10 Carpet Bowling 11:15 am Tagish Community Centre Everyone is invited to come and learn the technical game of Carpet Bowling. Wed. Apr. 11 Coffee and Chat: Tagish Community Centre 2:00 pm Tagish Community Centre Fresh baked goods every Wednesday.

TESLIN

Thu. Apr. 5 Badminton Nights 7:00 pm Teslin Rec Center Every Thursday, bring your racket or just bring your self for some swift fun! 335-4250 teslinrec@teslin.ca Fri. Apr. 6 Girls Club 6:00 pm Teslin Rec Center For grades 7-12, come hang out, games, activities and snacks! Call Kelsey 335-4250 for more information. Fri. Apr. 6 Youth Club 8:00 pm Teslin Rec Center For grades 7-12, come hang out, games, activities and snacks! Call Kelsey 335-4250 for more information. Tue. Apr. 10 After School Sports K - Gr. 4 3:30 pm Teslin Rec Center Tue. Apr. 10 Yoga in the Mezzanine 5:30 pm Teslin Rec Center Every Tuesday, mats provided just bring your zen. 335-4250 teslinrec@teslin.ca Tue. Apr. 10 Teslin Dance Group Practice 7:00 pm Teslin Healing Centre Every Tuesday evening, for more info contact Melaina at 867.390.2532 ext. 333 or Melaina.sheldon@ttc-teslin.com

WATSON LAKE

Thu. Apr. 5 Help and Hope Drop in for Moms and Kids 1:00 pm Watson Lake Recreation Centre Crafts and Activities together! Thu. Apr. 5 Body Fit 7:00 pm Watson Lake Recreation Centre Contact Meaghan for more information 536-8023 Sun. Apr. 8 St. John’s Church Service 10:00 am St. John’s Church Service (867) 536-2932 Mon. Apr. 9 Help and Hope Drop in for Moms and Kids 1:00 pm Watson Lake Recreation Centre Crafts and Activities together! Tue. Apr. 10 Body Fit 7:00 pm Watson Lake Recreation Centre Contact Meaghan for more information 536-8023

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a patch of alpine flowers and decided to have a roll instead. We laughed with heightened relief as we watched the bear munch on some flowers instead of our lunch…. Or us! “After a tense journey to camp with the bear following in our footsteps, we eventually settled in for a cold dinner and a sleepless night. “The sun brought a new day, and our comfort rose with it. The bear had moved on and we completed our trek with great content.” Jackie Dowell-Irvine was born and raised in Nova Scotia and has been a proud Yukoner for 20 years. Dowell-Irvine lives with her family on a semi remote, offgrid acreage four hours northeast of Whitehorse. When Dowell-Irvine arrived in the north, she struggled with her

eorgia O’Keefe once said, “During a multi-day back“I have been absolutely packing trip we stopped for our terrified my whole life and I first lunch at a small summit lake. have never let it keep me from do- It was a glorious day and we sat to ing a single thing I wanted to do.” take-in the view. On a Friday evening in a gal“As we were eating, we noticed lery, glass of red in hand, it might a small black ball that was moving be quite relaxing to contemplate closer to the shoreline of the lake, a painting of a thunderstorm from directly across from us. The black the top of a mountain, or the bear moved closer to the shore northern lights on a cold winter’s and stood to sniff the air. Realising eve. that our lunch was perhaps more For the artist who created it, appetizing than we wanted, we however, the experience may have quickly packed it away and began been slightly more breathtaking. to talk in loud voices. In the summer of 2017 two “We watched with wide eyes Yukon artists embarked on a col- as the bear began running along laborative project to explore the the shore of the lake towards us. fear of bears in the wilderness. Inrelationship between creative pro- I can’t say I remember what we spired by her desire to overcome cess and the fear that they have talked about, but the conversation this fear, she has ventured into reexperienced in nature. Dee Bailey sure got louder! What I do remem- mote places and documented this and Jackie Dowell-Irvine have cre- ber was the gripping realisation of journey: “The Yukon landscape is now a ated a body of work to explore this just how fast bears can run. theme. “We frantically closed our constant source of peace and inDee Bailey moved to the Yukon backpacks, without a thought of spiration for me. This presence in in 2010 for a wilderness guiding job. snapping a photo to record the nature along the Canol Road and the Pelly Mountains has been the Being drawn to wild places, Bailey majesty of nature. has had many moments where she “With bear spray in hand we greatest gift to me and I want to has been challenged by fear. She is set-off nervously. We watched the share this gift with others.” Together, Dowell-Irvine and also lucky enough to have experi- bear coming towards us, and then, NORTHERN OF SOCIAL TRAINING PROGRAM: INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE TRAINING PROGRAM: Bailey have created one collabenced someNORTHERN interesting encounters asINSTITUTE if suddenly struck by aJUSTICE better with animals in the wild: idea, the bear came to a halt by orative piece for their up com-

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Jackie Dowell-Irvine’s “Yea, though I walk through the valley...” 2018 which was inspired by Josh Barichello’s photo of Caribou Pass on the North Canol ing exhibition, Fearless in Nature. Dowell-Irvine painted the light on the Magundy River trail near her home and Bailey added “2.5 dimensional elements” of detail in modelling clay on top of the acrylic paint. The piece represents a memory and a common fear of surprising animals on remote trails. “Creating art related to our fears has helped us work though some of those apprehensions and rediscover the joy to be felt in Yukon’s wild places” Dowell-Irvine said. Through this body of work Dowell-Irvine and Bailey hope to encourage others to enjoy, appreciate, and perhaps even protect, the beauty of the Yukon.

Dee Bailey’s ‘Paragliding: Still Scary’, 8x8” Modelling Clay on Board, 2018

You don’t have the search far in the Yukon Territory to find inspiring stories of overcoming fear. The territory seems to boast a large proportion of courageous souls who have the good sense to smile and carry on – albeit cautiously – in the face of their own fear. Fearless in Nature, opens at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery on Friday, April 6 with a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 pm. The gallery is located at 4th Avenue and Wood Street in downtown Whitehorse. The exhibit runs until April 28. Yukon Artists At Work is an artist-run gallery in the heart of Whitehorse. Member artists spend their days creating art that celebrates our community and reflects life in the Yukon.

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