Upcoming Events

Art Club - "You call that art?"

Date:  |  Category: Virtual Activities & Resource Program (VARP), Online event

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Friday, February 26, 2 p.m.

This virtual art gallery will explore some of the most famous (and most expensive) art pieces of all time. We will also see if we can spot the fake, and review up-and-coming artists (i.e. kids' art comes to life!)

You do not need any previous experience with art to participate. Who knows, perhaps you'll be inspired to create your own masterpiece!

E-mail dan@ilcwr.org for the Zoom link.

Staying Well Together: Body, Mind and Soul - Fitness

Date:  |  Category: Virtual Activities & Resource Program (VARP), Online event, Recurring activity

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Tuesday, March 2, 2 p.m.

Join us every Tuesday this winter for a virtual series to help keep your body and mind healthy. 

Our session this week is facilitated by our very own Sheri Roberts! Sheri has experience working with people of all abilities and encourages creativity to help keep you moving. 

E-mail dan@ilcwr.org to register.

Tuesday Morning Coffee Club

Date:  |  Category: Virtual Activities & Resource Program (VARP), Online event, Recurring activity

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Tuesday, March 2, 10:30 a.m.

Join us every Tuesday morning from the comfort of your own home with your favourite beverage. The Tuesday Morning Coffee Club is a safe space to unwind, check in with friends and enjoy some casual conversation.

Email dan@ilcwr.org for the Zoom link.

How We Are Seen: People with disabilities in the media

Date:  |  Category: Online event, Virtual Activities & Resource Program (VARP)

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 23:30 p.m.

Join us for a free webinar hosted by Jeffery Preston, Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at Western University. The webinar will focus on how people with disabilities are portrayed in film, television and other forms of media. It will also discuss the negative ways people with disabilities have been portrayed in the media and how this can be improved. 

E-mail sherir@ilcwr.org for the Zoom link. 

About the speaker
Born with a rare neuromuscular myopathy, Jeffery Preston has spent his life dedicated to advocating for himself and others with disabilities. His research focuses on the representation of disability in popular and digital culture. Jeff is currently an Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at King’s University College at Western University in London, ON.

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Tournament of Hope 2021

Date:  |  Category: In-person event

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Join us at Grand Valley Golf and Country Club for our 2021 Tournament of Hope!

More details to come. Learn more about the Tournament of Hope here