Category: Education

CVN Invites the public to learn about geology of the Comox Valley

Along river banks and beaches of the Comox Valley, a jumbled record of ancient volcanic activity, forgotten swamps and domineering ice sheets presents itself in the form of cobbles. Some of these have traveled thousands of kilometers over hundreds of millions of years to find themselves under your feet. This talk will present a new guide to the identification and interpretation of cobbles in our region with a focus on the geological history and the processes that formed these rocks.

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AWAKENING SANGHA through WisePLAY

“Playfulness is a way of being that avoids the pitfall of self-importance. Play can take us into experience in an adventurous and challenging way that uses energy and concentration and mindfulness. The nervousness and clumsiness of self-consciousness gets consumed in the purity of the action.” Ajahn Succito Turning The Wheel of Truth

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Longing and Belonging: The Perils and Passions of Place

The Comox Valley Jung Society will present a lecture “Longing and Belonging: The Perils and Passions of Place” by Jungian Analyst Matt Kelly on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at NIC. Note: Date changed from January 12, 2018.

Feeling a sense of belonging is a deep human need for most people; but what happens when our sense of belonging turns to feeling trapped? Alternately, what happens when our deep longing for other places, people or times blinds us to the fullness of the present moment?

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Youth Media Project call for Applications

Youth Media Project is a program for community action through media involving 9 participants between the ages of 16 – 30. In this 13-week program, youth receive training in video production, gain employability skills, and work with a network of community partners to create videos through work placements – highlighting community resources, and presenting ideas for community change. The project welcomes all youth, including immigrant youth, Aboriginal youth, street- involved youth and others who face barriers to employment.

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