Gardening 101 (Second Offering!)
May
11
2:00 PM14:00

Gardening 101 (Second Offering!)

This workshop is for anyone itching to explore the possibilities of bringing more color to their outdoor space. We'll cover the essentials like: understanding NL's zoning for plants; the difference between annuals and perennials; choosing soil, fertilizers, and location; and the difference between buying a plant and growing from seed.

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TEDxStJohns 2019
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

TEDxStJohns 2019

#newfoundLATITUDE: freeing thoughts to take action.

In addition to the directional meaning, the concept of latitude is defined as "scope for freedom of action or thought." On May 10, 2019, six local speakers will create the opportunity to think outside the box and consider new ideas and perspectives.

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Gardening 101
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Gardening 101

This workshop is for anyone itching to explore the possibilities of bringing more color to their outdoor space. We'll cover the essentials like: understanding NL's zoning for plants; the difference between annuals and perennials; choosing soil, fertilizers, and location; and the difference between buying a plant and growing from seed.

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Opportunity Knocks NL
Mar
13
9:00 AM09:00

Opportunity Knocks NL

Opportunity Knocks NL is a one-day symposium that will explore solutions to career and employment challenges facing women of diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.

The symposium will offer a mix of sessions designed for newcomer women, local employers and employment support organizations, as well as an "UnPanel" session that will facilitate collaborative sharing of knowledge, experiences, and skills between all of our speakers and attendees. Over lunch, local organizations and employers are encouraged to set up a registered booth to further engage attendees.

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Home Reno Series: Interior Wall Basics
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Home Reno Series: Interior Wall Basics

Perfect for the wanna-DIY homeowner who has an unfinished basement, porch, or another tricky wall. We'll walk through the basics of laying out and framing an interior wall, including a door and window opening. The workshop will cover how to insulate, create a vapour barrier, and drywall the wall -- and you'll get a chance to get your hands a little dirty if that's what you want!

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#Adulting | Move Yer Body
Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

#Adulting | Move Yer Body

How to: Determine what exercise plan is (actually) right for you.

#Adulting is back with a session designed to help you beat the resolution rush -- and get your body movin' in a way that feels great, works for your body and schedule, and is as pressure- and guilt-free as possible.

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Forum and Function 2018
Oct
4
11:00 AM11:00

Forum and Function 2018

Bringing together those working in the design, architectural, and construction industry, strengthening our Design Community.

The Interior Designers of Newfoundland and Labrador (IDNL), in partnership with the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), are pleased to announce the fifth-annual exhibitor trade show and professional development event: Forum and Function Design Ex.

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#Adulting | Basic Home Reno
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

#Adulting | Basic Home Reno

How to: (safely) do so much more than you thought you could. In our first-ever repeat #Adulting session, we're bringing the practical skills of DIY to any- and everyone interested in doing a little more around the house for themselves.

In this session, Gavin Anstey of Anstey Construction Ltd. will provide a foundation in basic home renovation -- building your confidence and your understanding of necessary safety precautions to work on your home generally, while providing a hands-on opportunities to learn a couple of specific skills.

All ages, abilities, experiences, and anxieties are welcome. We got you.

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#Adulting | Rock the Side Hustle
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

#Adulting | Rock the Side Hustle

How to: succeed outside the 9-5. In this #Adulting session, we welcome a diverse panel of "side hustlers" who are making a go of their talents and passion outside their regular job.

On Tuesday, April 17th, we're welcoming:

  • Colleen Menchions, CPA, CA | Accountant
  • Andrew Murphy | Design Engineer & DJ
  • Mandy Woodland | Consultant, Reformed Lawyer and Molecular Biologist
  • Melane LeDrew | Craftsperson

To lead a conversation that will cover:

  • The jump from hobby to hustle;
  • The financial and legal implications of a side gig;
  • Mistakes you can now avoid, because our panelists didn't have this session; and
  • What it takes, professionally and personally, to make the side hustle work for you.
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#Adulting | Help Wanted
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

#Adulting | Help Wanted

SOLD OUT! Email us to get on the waitlist & join our mailing list to get exclusive pre-sales to tickets next time.

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How to: find a job. Our second #Adulting session of 2018 gets to the heart of it -- in this economy, on this island, in your field: how can you maximize your skillset to ensure you're the best candidate in the pile?

Zaren Healey White is an avid apply-er, bureaucracy navigator, and career navigator, here to help you develop skills for each stage of the job hunt.

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Health and Wellbeing (Two Dates)
Nov
22
3:30 PM15:30

Health and Wellbeing (Two Dates)

Join us for a day of learning and connection with the girl or feminist caregiver in your life. 

This session will give girls (9-12*) and the people who love and care for them the knowledge to navigate puberty, self love, girls' and women's rights, and healthcare -- in an explicitly feminist learning environment.

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#Adulting | Live Dear Abby
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

#Adulting | Live Dear Abby

What's on your mind? In the fifth session of our #Adulting Series, we're bringing together a diverse panel of practical and spiritual guides to bring the beauty, intrigue, and perspective of an advice column to life.

As an attendee, you'll have the chance to submit anonymous questions on life, career, relationships, habits, goals, and more, which our panelists will discuss and explore. The session promises to be a unique evening navigating life's realities -- with the full range of Quidi Vidi Brewery products on tap.

Submit Questions In Advance Here!

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#Adulting | Financial Peace
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

#Adulting | Financial Peace

In our fourth #Adulting Session, we welcome Jon Dalton of Investor's Group. Marrying his life as a caregiver with that as an expert in financial health, Jon's warm approach to personal finance will help clarify both sides of the equation: helping you move toward defining your financial goals and your preferred option(s) for achieving them. We'll talk about life's curveballs ("It's twins!"), windfalls, and the menu of investment and savings options available to you.

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#Adulting | Basic Home Reno
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

#Adulting | Basic Home Reno

Safely doing more than you thought you could: that's our goal with our third session of the #Adulting series.

In this session, Mark Pottle of West Coast Woodworks will provide a foundation in basic home renovation -- building your confidence and your understanding of necessary safety precautions to work on your home generally, while providing a hands-on opportunity to learn to tile a backsplash and hang a picture/shelf correctly.

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#Adulting | Owning Your Home (One Day!)
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

#Adulting | Owning Your Home (One Day!)

  • Common Ground Coworking (not accessible) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You're beginning to love the idea of owning your space: designing it to your taste, investing your money in something you'll own, or just getting out of the world of renting. But where do you start?

While there's a lot to learn and plan for when it comes to buying your own home, it's not nearly as complicated (or boring) as we make it. Join us on May 18th for an informal and practical session that will leave you ready to take your first steps toward owning the home that works for you.

 

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#Adulting | Feeding Yourself
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

#Adulting | Feeding Yourself

  • Dynamis Health Centre (accessible) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With all the noise about nutrition and all the tasks on your To Do list, how do you make sense of a plan to feed yourself better? Spend an afternoon exploring what food makes you feel great; what nutrition hacks are perfect for your unique energy and time challenges; and what options are available to us on this little rock to feed ourselves awesome local food.

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space | for women & gender non-conforming folks
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

space | for women & gender non-conforming folks

Enjoy some time in a dedicated space for female and gender non-conforming folks in our community. We're simply making some space to talk about what we talk about when we meet as friends (so: anything!) in an open, safe, and casual conversation. Bring a friend, or come make more! Tea and treats free for all.

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