BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association - ECPv4.9.2//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191104T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191104T140000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20190918T192158Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190918T192158Z SUMMARY:Stony Plain - Light Up Your Life Buffet Lunch DESCRIPTION:Do you need a good excuse to treat yourself to lunch? \nGather your friends and colleagues and go for lunch at the Orient Family Restaurant on Monday\, November 4\, 2019 between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. \nAll profit will be donated to the Light Up Your Life Tri-Community Palliative Hospice Care Society \n URL: LOCATION:Orient Family Restaurant Buffet Luncheon\, 900\, 4305 Southpark Drive\, Stony Plain\, Alberta\, Canada CATEGORIES:Fundraiser,Local Hospice Event ORGANIZER;CN="Light%20Up%20Your%20Life%20Tri-Community%20Palliative%2FHospice%20Care%20Society" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191113T120000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191113T190000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20190918T193054Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190918T193054Z SUMMARY:Stony Plain - Light Up Your Life Silent Auction DESCRIPTION:Do you want to get a head start on your holiday shopping? \nDrop by the Light Up Your Life Silent Auction on Wednesday November 13\, 2019 from noon to 7:00 p.m. at the WestView Health Centre in Stony Plain. \nOver 200 items … handcrafted; woodworking; original artwork; art prints; gift baskets\, collectibles and so much more. \nEveryone is welcome. All proceeds will go the the Light Up Your Life Society’s 2019 campaign. \n URL: LOCATION:WestView Health Centre\, 4405 South Park Drive\, Stony Plain\, Alberta\, Canada CATEGORIES:Fundraiser,Local Hospice Event ORGANIZER;CN="Light%20Up%20Your%20Life%20Tri-Community%20Palliative%2FHospice%20Care%20Society" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191116T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191116T220000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20191107T221019Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191107T221019Z SUMMARY:Grande Prairie - Movie Screening DESCRIPTION:Grande Prairie Palliative Care Society \nPresents: \n“GETTING GRACE” \nThis is YOUR chance to meet Hollywood’s Daniel Roebuck known for his many roles as director\, producer and actor in films such as The Fugitive\, Matlock\, Final Destination and many more. \nGPPCS is hosting a special screening of the Hollywood award winning film “Getting Grace” at the DJ Cardinal Theatre\, GPRC on November 16\, 2019.  The main character/actor\, Daniel Roebuck stars in the film but also co-produced\, co-wrote\, and directed it. \nClick here for short promo: \n \nThe stars of the movie Daniel Roebuck and Madelyn Dundon\, will be in Grande Prairie\, November 16\, 2019. Daniel and Madelyn will be available on Saturday to share their expertise right after the screening! \nGet your tickets at Revolution Place. \nWe hope to see you there! \n6:00 pm – Meet & greet & photo op with the stars\n7:00 pm – Movie viewing\n9:00 pm – Question period with the stars \nTickets: $30.00 (incl. fees & taxes) – General Admission \nBuy a ticket and bring a student for free … must show student ID \n URL: LOCATION:Grande Prairie Regional College Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre\, Grande Prairie\, Alberta CATEGORIES:Local Hospice Event END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191116T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191116T220000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20190918T194100Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190918T194100Z SUMMARY:Stony Plain - "Spice Up Your Life" Charity Variety Show DESCRIPTION:A fun-filled evening of outstanding performances by local musicians\, singers\, dancers and entertainers. \nAdmission by donation\, only at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. \nAll proceeds donated to the Light Up Your Life 2019 Fundraising Campaign \n URL: LOCATION:Horizon Stage\, 1001 Calahoo Road\, Spruce Grove\, Alberta\, Canada CATEGORIES:Fundraiser,Local Hospice Event ORGANIZER;CN="Light%20Up%20Your%20Life%20Tri-Community%20Palliative%2FHospice%20Care%20Society" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191119T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191119T200000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20190724T182552Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190724T182552Z SUMMARY:Dying to Know - Near Death Experiences DESCRIPTION:Hospice Calgary’s monthly education program\, Dying to Know\, is open to anyone interested in the\nvariety of topics that we cover related to death and dying. \nThese interactive sessions provide information on preparing for end of life\, offer\nstrategies for staying resilient through challenging times\, and help care partners\nbecome more confident in their roles. Participants have the opportunity to share and\nnetwork with others while learning about available resources. \nThe sessions are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6 – 8 pm. They are free of\ncharge and feature expert speakers and professionals. \nSeptember 17 – Care Partners at Home \nOctober 15 – As the Last Chapter Approaches \nNovember 19 – Near Death Experiences \nRaymond Moody coined the term ‘Near Death Experiences’ (NDE’s) in the 1970’s.\nContinued research has sparked a high level of interest and curiosity\, and people\nbeginning to feel more confident in sharing their stories publically. Elaine Munce\,\nDirector of Community Hospice Services for Hospice Calgary\, will share some of the\nresearch around NDE’s and those experiences. She will also present segments of a\npoignant interview with renowned inspirational speaker\, Toben Anderson\, during\nthe final 48 hours of her life. \n URL: LOCATION:Sage Centre\, 1245 70 Avenue SE\, Calgary\, Alberta\, Canada CATEGORIES:Education,Workshop ORGANIZER;CN="Hospice%20Calgary" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191125T080000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191125T170000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20191112T191118Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191112T191118Z SUMMARY:Grande Prairie - End-of-Life Doula Course DESCRIPTION:End-of-Life Doula Course \nDouglas College brings its end-of-life doula course to Grande Prairie from November 25 – 29\, 2019. \nThis course is designed for individuals who have been or will be called upon to provide care\, support and advocacy for someone who is facing the end of their life. Students in this course develop an understanding of how the continuity of care and advocacy they provide complements the end of life care provided by the medical community and hospice palliative care workers and volunteers. \nWhether you are a family caregiver seeking a deeper understanding of the questions and issues that arise at end of life\, or are planning to open a practice as an End of Life Doula\, this course will provide you with opportunities to discuss issues\, ask questions\, and find a community of practice that can support you as a caregiver through the end of life journey. \nFor more information about the community of practice for End of Life Doulas\, please contact The End of Life Doula Association of Canada. \nBy the end of this course\, students will be able to: \n\n\n\ndescribe end of life care and the role of the end-of-life doula;\ndiscuss a range of beliefs and practices surrounding death;\ndemonstrate effective communication skills;\nunderstand the complexity of grief and demonstrate effective responses to expressions of grief;\nunderstand and demonstrate the use of Advanced Care Planning tools\nunderstand the legalities of funeral practices in the Province; and\nunderstand the end-of-life doula community of practice.\n\n\n\nTopics covered include: \n\n\n\npalliative care and the complementary role of the end of life doula;\nchanging demographics and its effect on the health care system;\ncross-cultural and religious beliefs and practices surrounding death;\neffective communication skills;\nvigiling and vigil support\ncomplexity of grief and grieving\, and the variety of coping mechanisms employed by the bereaved;\ncommunity resources available;\nimportance of and tools for Advanced Care Planning;\nethics and legal requirements; and\nbuilding a community of practice.\n\n\n\nPlease click here for course outline. \n URL: LOCATION:Stonebridge Hotel\, 12102 100th Street\, Grande Prairie\, AB CATEGORIES:Education END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191128T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/Edmonton:20191128T200000 DTSTAMP:20191114T032724 CREATED:20191030T175950Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191030T175950Z SUMMARY:Calgary - FREE 2019 Kids' Grief Workshop Series DESCRIPTION:Our FALL WORKSHOP SERIES is for kids ages 5 to 9. \nIt will be held once per week for three weeks at the Bowness Community Association from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates: \nThursday November 28 \nThursday December 5 \nThursday December 12 \nBernie’s Buddies Workshops integrate a peer support environment where kids interact with other kids who’ve experienced a death loss in their lives. They participate together in a therapy dog visit\, yoga exercise movement and mindfulness\, and creative grief conversations to help each other find community while navigating emotions after a life-altering loss. **This loss does not have to be recent and there is no cost to participate. \nParticipants receive a certificate of completion and picture of Brisk\, our therapy dog. \nParents and caregivers are encouraged to visit with each other while their children are participating in the workshops. \n URL: LOCATION:Bowness Community Association\, 4907 43 Ave NW\, Calgary\, AB\, T3B 4P9 CATEGORIES:Grief Support,Workshop ORGANIZER;CN="Bernie%27s%20Buddies" END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR