UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Aug 11 :Board Recruitment Ad:

The Edmonton Intercultural Centre (EIC) is looking for new board members! Make a difference! Work with a friendly, inclusive/diverse team & gain professional experience. Use your valuable skill sets to help advance governance, structures, and processes which will support EIC in its expansion/growth. 

The Organization: Edmonton Intercultural Centre

Vision:  Edmonton, an inclusive and intercultural community.

Mission:  Edmonton Intercultural Centre fosters a dynamic model of intercultural engagement.

Desired Skills: Specific skills in the following areas are required: board governance & experience in an executive role on a board; finance and accounting, legal, community engagement and human resource management. We value diversity on our Board, and welcome applications from individuals that reflect Edmonton's diversity.

Qualifications: Leadership, management or professional background in finance, accounting, legal, HR, and community engagement and communications; Experience with non-profit Board governance and funding is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area; Ability and commitment to fulfil the time commitment and responsibilities of the role; Motivated and inclusive team player able to work in a diverse team.  

Requirements: Commitment to a two-year term starting September 2018.  Selected candidates will be invited to attend monthly Board meetings leading up to the 2018 AGM when they will stand for election. A time commitment of up to 10 hours a month is expected to attend one board meeting and one committee meeting each month, including prep time for meetings. A police record check, and references are also required.

 TO APPLY | Please submit your CV, covering letter + 2 references saved as one file.   Submit to edmontoninterculturalcentre@gmail.com

 

Aug 12 : lnt’l Youth  Day ( UN)

Aug 15: Assumption  ( Christian )

Aug 18 : Now-Ruz (Shenshai) – Zoroastrian

Aug 20: Day of Hajj ( Day of  Arafat ) ---Islam

Aug 21 : Eid-ul- Adha ( Islam)

 Aug 23: Onam ( India )

 Aug 24 : Birth of Prophet  Zarathustra ( Shenshai ) – Zoroastrain

Aug 26 : Raksha Bandhan ( Hindu )

Aug 26: Notting Hill Festival (UK)

Aug 30 : St. Rosa of Lima ( Peru )

Aug 26: Viva Italia  Festival : 11:am - 9:00 pm ( Giovanni Caboto Park )

Sep 03: labour day ( Canada , USA )

Sep 03: Janmashtami ( Hindu )

Sep 06: Paryushana-Parva ( Jain )

Sep 10-11 : Rosh Hashanah/ New Year  ( Jewish)

Sep 11: Annual General Meeting at Edmonton Intercultural centre -The Board and staff of the Edmonton intercultural Centre invite you to join them for the Annual General Meeting of the organization.   Discover the unique exploration and model of intercultural activities and programs.     

The meeting will be held September 11, 2018 @ 5:30 PM, in the lunchroom space adjacent to the gymnasium.  Light refreshments will be provided.     Please RSVP to edmontoninterculturalcentre@gmail.com   by September 4, 2018.    We welcome all those who have interest in the centre.

Sep 11 : Day of Remembrance (USA)

Sep 11: Meskerem ( New Year) Ethiopia

Sep 11: 1st Muharram- Islamic New Year ( Islam)

Sep 12-16: Gahambar Paitishahem ( Zoroastrian )

Sep 13: Ganesh Chaturthi ( Hindu )

Sep 13 : Samvatsari (  Jain )

Sep 13: Dashhalakshani- Parva ( Jain )

Sep 15 :Oktoberfest ( Germany )

Sep 16 :  Dia de la Independecia ( Mexico )

Sep 17 : keiro No Hi ( Japan )

Sep 19 : Yom kippur ( Jewish )

Sep 20 : Ashura ( Islam )

 Sep 22: Chichen itza festival ( Mexico )

Sep 23 : Mabon ( Wicca)

Sep 23 : Shuki Sorei Sai ( Japan , Shinto )

Sep 23 : Ananta- Chaturdasi ( Jain)

Sep 24- 5 : Sukkot ( Jewish )

Sep 24 : Our lady of Las Mercedes ( Dominican Republic , Peru )

Sep 24 : Harvest Moon Festival : China, Hong Kong , Taiwan , Vietnam

Sep 24 : Chuseok  ( Korea )

Sept 24 : ksamavani ( Jain )

Sep 28 : Fiesta San Miguel ( Mexico )

Sep 30 : San Geronimo Day  ( Aboriginal/ Native American )

Sep 22 : Mid Autumn Lantern Festival  ( China town )

Oct 01 : Shemini Atzeret ( Jewish)

Oct 02 : Mehragan ( Iran , Zoroastrain )

Oct 02 : Simchat Torah ( Jewish)

Oct 02: Gandhi’s Birthday ( India )

Oct 03: Foundation day ( korea)

Oct 04 : Feast of St. Francis of Assisi ( Italy )

Oct 06 : 10:00 am - noon Giovanni Caboto Park 

Oct 08 : Thanksgiving ( Canada )

Oct 08: Indigeneous Peoples Day ( USA )

Oct 08: Taiiku no hi ( Japan )

Oct 09 : Han- Gul Day ( korea )

Oct 09: Navratri ( Hindu)

Oct 10: Double Tenth Day ( Taiwan)

Oct 11: Coming out  Day ( LGBT)

Oct 11 : Int’l Day of the Girl  ( Un)

Oct 12-16: Gahambar Ayatherm ( Zoroastrian)

Oct 12: Dia de la Raza ( Mexico )

Oct 12 : Nossa Senhora de Aparecida ( Brazil )

Oct 16 : National Boss Day  ( Canada , USA )

Oct 17 : Chung yeung Festival ( China , Hong Kong , Taiwan )

Oct 17 : Durga puja ( Hindu)

Oct 19: Dussehra ( Hindu )

Oct 22 :  Abu Simbel Festival ( Egypt )

Oct 23 : Chulalongkorn day ( Thailand )

Oct 24: Pavarana ( Buddhist)

Oct 25: Kathina ( Buddhist )

Oct 27: karva Chauth ( Hindu)

Oct 31 : Halloween ( Canada , USA)

Oct 31 : Samhain ( Wicca)

Oct 31 : Araba’een ( Shia ) ..( Iran , Islam , Iraq , Islam )

Nov 01: All Saints day (Christian)

Nov 02: All Souls day (Christian)

Nov 02: Dia de los Muertos ( Mexico )

Nov 02: Dia de Finados ( Portugal )

Nov 03: Bunka No hi (  Japan )

Nov 05: Guy Fawkes day ( UK)

Nov 07 : Diwali ( Sikh , Hindu )

Nov 07 : Mahavira Nirvana ( Jain )

Nov 09: Birthday of the Bab ( Baha’i)

Nov 10 : The Rack 10:00 am to 2 :00 pm ( Studio 96 )

Nov 10: Birth of the Baha’u’llah (  Baha’i)

Nov 11 : Veterans day ( USA)

Nov 11: Remembrance day ( Canada , UK , Australia )

Nov 15 : Shichi- Go – San ( Japan)

Nov 19 : Discovery  Day ( Puerto Rico )

Nov 20: Transgender day of Remembrance ( LGBT )

Nov 20: EID-Maulad -un- Nabi  ( Islam )

Nov 22: Thanksgiving Day (USA)

Nov 23 : Guru Nanak’s Birthday  ( Bikarami ) Sikh

Nov 23 : Kinro kansha No Hi ( Japan )

Nov 23 : Lokashah Jayanti ( Jain )

Nov 24 : Martyrdom of Guru Teg bahadur ( Sikh )

Nov 25: St. Catherine’s day  ( Canada , France )

Nov 26: Day of Covenant (Baha’i)

Nov 28: Ascension of Abdu’l- Baha ( Baha’i)

Nov 30: St. Andrew’s  Day  ( Scotland )

Dec 01: Rosa Parks Day ( USA )

Dec 02 : First Sunday of Advent ( Christian )

Dec 03- 10 : Hanukkah ( Jewish )

Dec 06 : St. Nicholas Day ( Christian )

Dec 07 : Pearl Harbor day ( USA )

Dec 08: Feast of the Immaculate Conception  ( Christian )

Dec 08: Bodhi Day ( Buddhist )

Dec 12 : Our lady of Guadalupe ( Mexico)

Dec 13 : Aga Khan’s Birthday  ( Islam Ismaili)

Dec 13 : Luciadagen ( Sweden )

Dec 15 : Navidades ( Puerto Rico )

Dec 15 : Family Movie Night  7:00 - 10:00 pm 

Dec 16- 24: Posadas ( Mexico )

Dec 16: Bijoy Dibash ( Bangladesh)

Dec 21: Yule  ( Wicca )

Dec 21: Tohji- Tasai ( Shinto )

Dec 23 : Joseph Smith’s Birthday  ( Christian- Mormon)

Dec 23 : Heisei Emperor’s Birthday  ( Japan )

Dec 25: Christmas day ( Christian )

Dec 26: Death of Prophet Zarathustra ( Zoroastrian)

Dec 26 :Kwanzaa ( African – American / Canadian, USA)

Dec 26: Wren day / St Stephen’s day ( Ireland )

Dec 26: Junkanoo( Bahamas)

Dec 30: Rizal day ( Philippines )

Dec 31- Jan04 : Gahambar Maidyarem ( Zoroastrian)

Dec 31 : Omisoka ( Japan )

 

 

 

 

 

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