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  • Movie Night

    Movie Night

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    2018/02/02

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come out for a screening of this Canadian/American classic. Stick around and join us for a discussion of the film’s messages and if they still hold up in 2018. Although everyone is welcome, seating is limited. Popcorn and admission is free.

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  • Game Day Saturday

    Game Day Saturday

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    2018/02/03

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

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  • PTSD Support Group

    PTSD Support Group

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/05

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

     

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    It impacts thousands of individuals and families. If you are suffering or want to learn how to support others who suffer from PTSD, please feel free to come to our safe and confidential support group.

     

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  • Weekly Drumming

    Weekly Drumming

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/06

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    Every week friends and family come together to share songs, drumming  and  laughter. The evening is open to everyone– from those who attend regularly to those visiting for the very first time.

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  • Seniors’ Social

    Seniors’ Social

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    2018/02/07

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come out and catch up with friends, play cards or discover a new hobby.

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  • Adult Exercise Program

    Adult Exercise Program

    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    2018/02/08

    Come on out and bring your yoga mat, exercise clothes including sneakers and lots of water.

  • This Thursday only–Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    This Thursday only–Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    2018/02/08

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come visit our weekly social for beginners and seasoned crafters and beaders. Join Paul Pike in exploring traditional and contemporary designs, materials and methods. Have fun, meet friends and make a memory that will last forever.

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  • Braiding Workshop

    Braiding Workshop

    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    2018/02/10

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Bring a loved one and join us for a discussion of the meaning and importance of the braid in Indigenous culture. This short talk will be followed by demonstrations and hands-on practice with traditional and contemporary style braids. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Weekly Drumming

    Weekly Drumming

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/13

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    Every week friends and family come together to share songs, drumming  and  laughter. The evening is open to everyone– from those who attend regularly to those visiting for the very first time.

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  • Seniors’ Social

    Seniors’ Social

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    2018/02/14

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come out and catch up with friends, play cards or discover a new hobby.

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  • Adult Exercise Program

    Adult Exercise Program

    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    2018/02/15

    Come on out and bring your yoga mat, exercise clothes including sneakers and lots of water.

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  • Game Day Saturday

    Game Day Saturday

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    2018/02/17

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

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  • Weekly Drumming

    Weekly Drumming

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/20

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    Every week friends and family come together to share songs, drumming  and  laughter. The evening is open to everyone– from those who attend regularly to those visiting for the very first time.

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  • Seniors’ Social

    Seniors’ Social

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    2018/02/21

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come out and catch up with friends, play cards or discover a new hobby.

  • Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    2018/02/21

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come visit our weekly social for beginners and seasoned crafters and beaders. Join Paul Pike in exploring traditional and contemporary designs, materials and methods. Have fun, meet friends and make a memory that will last forever.

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  • Adult Exercise Program

    Adult Exercise Program

    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    2018/02/22

    Come on out and bring your yoga mat, exercise clothes including sneakers and lots of water.

  • Living With Loss

    Living With Loss

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/22

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    Do you or someone you know struggle with feelings of grief over the loss over a loved one? Please come join us at 7pm for a community support group at our St. George’s location.
    Everyone is welcome.

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  • Weekly Drumming

    Weekly Drumming

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2018/02/27

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    329 Main Street, St. George’s

    Every week friends and family come together to share songs, drumming  and  laughter. The evening is open to everyone– from those who attend regularly to those visiting for the very first time.

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  • Seniors’ Social

    Seniors’ Social

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    2018/02/28

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come out and catch up with friends, play cards or discover a new hobby.

  • Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    Nujio’qonik Beading Group

    6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    2018/02/28

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    90 Main Street, Stephenville

    Come visit our weekly social for beginners and seasoned crafters and beaders. Join Paul Pike in exploring traditional and contemporary designs, materials and methods. Have fun, meet friends and make a memory that will last forever.

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March

Our Story

 

The People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Center has been formally recognized as the second site of its kind on the island. This results from more than a year of planning, consultation and negotiations involving local leaders, volunteers and community members with the generous support of the St. John’s Friendship Center and the National Association of Friendship Centres.

Friendship Centers are non-profit and charity organizations that deliver culturally appropriate services to Indigenous people– regardless of status– in urban communities. Every Center is as unique as the area it serves allowing for programs and services that vary nationally based on need.

As the Center secures new funding sources, resources will be developed to assist individuals with challenges related to employment, health, education, justice and housing. Community cultural gatherings, ceremonies and teachings will remain integral to the Center’s offerings.

Based out of the former United Church and prior home to the Bay St. George Cultural Circle, the new Center also has a satellite office in the town of Stephenville.

To become a member or volunteer, please click a box to download and complete an application.

Thank you.

Need something more?

Our doors are open to members and guests alike to provide a safe and welcoming gathering place. Trainings, workshops, special events and celebrations may be held after regular business hours or on weekends. Please check our event calendar or talk with our staff for details.

Address: 329 Main St., St. George’s, NL and

90 Main Street, Stephenville, NL

Phone: 709.643.3902  Fax: 709.643.3877

Business Hours: 8:30a-4:30p M-F