National Child Day


Calendar of Events

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Name of Event Description Organization City Dates
Every Family Matters United Way Event United Way Event
Winnipeg, Manitoba November 16-17, 2016
2016 National Child Day Celebration

Family Skate 10:45am-12:45pm

Al Ritchie Memorial Rink

Drop in with your family for an afternoon of fun, and free activities including entertainment, a dance party, face painting, crafts, build a snack, storytime, outdoor activities and much more.

1pm-4pm at the Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre located at 445-14th Avenue.

Al Ritchie Family Wellness Center

Regina, Saskatchewan Sunday, November 20, 2016
National Child Day Luncheon - Child and Family Poverty Reduction in the Central Okanagan

Join us on Tuesday November 15th at 11:30 - 2:30 to celebrate National Child Day with a facilitated planning session with Mark Holmgren on Child and Family Poverty Reduction in the Central Okanagan.

This is a continuation of the community process on child and family poverty started last year on National Child Day 2015. At this event we will be asking for community commitment to this process and identifying next steps for our community.

Guest Speaker: Mark Holmgren "Ending Poverty in my Community"

Mark Holmgren will share his experience and perspectives about how to effectively address poverty through local leadership and collaborative actions across sectors. Learn about how other local communities have led the way and achieved significant progress to reduce poverty and how collective impact approaches to community change can make a difference in your community. Mark will also share some key trends and data around poverty and its impact.

Community Action Toward Children's Health

Kelowna, British Columbia Tuesday, November 15, 2016
National Child Day

November 20 is Universal Children’s Rights Day. This day is an opportunity to take stock of the state of children’s rights in various countries and become aware of the many injustices perpetrated against children worldwide.

This is an opportunity for Soleil des orphelins (SDO) to report on the morale and physical circumstances of sponsored orphans.

This is the perfect time to think about telling those around you about SDO’s sponsorship program and encourage them to support a good cause and save children in need. Share your experience.

Soleil des orphelins Laval, Quebec and online Sunday, November 20, 2016
A village for kids! Children and their families are invited to come and play in the library and watch videos on children’s rights. Bibliothèque J.-Alide-Pellerin Yamachiche. Quebec Saturday, November 19, 2016
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