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Trans Drop-In, Herb classes, International Women's Day celebration
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Trans & Gender-diverse Drop in at the Women's Centre 

We are so excited to announce the opening of Drop in hours for all trans and gender-diverse folks.

The Centre will be open for this programming Fridays from 3-7 each week.

Elijah Zimmerman is the Trans Drop in Coordinator. 

For information and questions
email: elijah@nelsonwomenscentre.com

Everyday Herbalism Series

This month the Kootenay School of Herbal Medicine is collaborating with the Women's Centre to offer three herbal workshops for our Healthy Women Healthy Communities program. 

February 16 from 6-8 pm Cooking with Wild Herbs
February 23 from 6-8 pm Medicinal Mushroom Magic
March 2 from 6-8pm Making an Overnight Tincture


Information and Register for all three, (or just one) at www.KootenaySchoolofHerbalMedicine/herbs.courses/. 

$10 suggested donation, all proceeds to the Women's Centre 
For the month of February we will not be accepting clothing donations.  We are in the process of organizing the donations we already have.  Thank you for understanding. 

Girl's Empowerment Movement Update

As we begin the new year, we are grateful to see the connections and personal growth fostered by the Girls` Empowerment Movement (GEM) Program. Through arts activities, lively discussions, and sharing meals together, the GEM girls had fun exploring new perspectives and how they relate to their world.

Watch for Spring Dates for the GEM Program!

And please enjoy some photos from the program on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GirlsEmpowermentMovementGEM

International Women's Day event 

This year's International Women's Day event is a celebration of the strong feminist voices in this community. 

Happening March 4 from 7-10 pm at Eagles Hall on Baker Street, the evening will feature readings, poetry, spoken word and storytelling from diverse local female voices. 

We are still in the planning stages, and so full details will be on the website 
www.nelsonwomenscentre.com/calendar as well as on our facebook page! 

Fundraising meeting
Join us Thursday, February 16th for our monthly fundraising meeting from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. We meet upstairs in the Library.

Donation Wishlist

  • cash dontions
  • grocery store gift cards
  • fair trade coffee
  • toilet paper, paper towel, tampons and pads
  • herbal tea
  • your clean empty yogurt containers with lids that fit
  • patio furniture- clean and in excellent condition for our outdoor seating area
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