National Child Day celebrated

Communities in Canada celebrate National Child to mark the Adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention for the Rights of Children.

  • Nov. 19, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Communities in Canada celebrate National Child Day each year to mark the Adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention for the Rights of Children in 1991.

This year on this day (Nov. 20) Castlegar families of children aged 0 through six can celebrate at Kootenay Family Place Neighbourhood House from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m..

Families will enjoy special story times presented by CBAL, activities, snacks, fun games, workshops, information and kiosks, yoga and a special opportunity to meet with trained early childhood consultants.

Families can find out more about their children’s stage of development by booking a half hour session with an early childhood consultant. There are spaces available for individualized parent/child sessions between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and pre-booking is suggested.

Several professionals will be available for consulting including the Interior Health Nurse from 11-3, Financial planner from 11-4, Naturopath from 11-5, Iridologist from 11-1 and Chinese Medicine Practitioner from 1-5.

The event takes place at 767 11 Avenue in Castlegar.

Visit the Kootenay Family Place Facebook page for more details.