Community Events and Notices

Remember to check out the notice boards located in the main lobbies for upcoming events and activites.  These notice boards are updated often!

If you have a suggestion for an event or activity we would love to hear from you, please contact the Community Coordinator

August 2019 . Regular programming continues through the month of  July. Along with the regular programming there are some fun group activities. Check out the calendar of events that are planned for July! Check out this month’s newsletter too.

An Clachan English Conversation Circle is running this year on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. This program is run in collaboration with KCHC Immigration Services.

Parent and Tot Drop-in. Bring your 0-5 year child(ren) to play with others while you connect with other parents. Parent and Tot Drop-in on Thursdays at 10:30 am starting October 18, 2018 in 06-102. We’ve got a play mat and a selections of toys for your toddler to enjoy.

Kids’ Time.  Looking for something fun for the kids to do that is close to home, and is free? Come to Unit 6-102 for our weekly Kids’ Time on Mondays at 6:30 to 7:30pm. The program will vary in structure and content from week to week but may include such activities as playing games, reading stories, singing songs, learning common phrases in different languages and playing with a selection of toys. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Book Club has been postponed until September. Stay tuned for new details.

Thursday August 22 and 29, 2019. This is a two week craft project starting with fabric dying and making a small bag the second week.  Join us at 10:00 am each day.

Wednesday August 21, 2019. Join us in the central courtyard for a family friendly Movie Night at 8:30 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Snack provided. Movie will be indoors if the weather does not cooperate.

Thursday August 15, 2019. It has been a great year at An Clachan! Let’s celebrate our accomplishments and community at a summer potluck dinner at 6:00 pm in the main courtyard. Please contact Amy with the ingredient list for your dish.

Tuesday August 13, 2019. Bring your own game or play one of ours during Games Night at 7:00 pm. This is an adults only event. Snacks provided.

Saturday August 10, 2019. Community Garage Sale from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Contact Amy at amy.case@queensu.ca to book your spot.

Wednesday August 8 2019. An Clachan all ages Soccer Game at Centennial Public School at 7:00 pm. Last month’s game was a blast so you won’t want to miss this one. Freezies provided but bring your own water.

Thursday August 1, 2019. Looking to declutter and make some money. Learn about Garage Sale Basics and Preparation at 7:00 pm so you can participate the the Community Garage Sale coming soon.

Wednesday July 31, 2019. Kindness Rocks!Come paint inspirational message on a rock for someone else to find. One simple message can change someones day.

Wednesday July 10, 2019. Who loves playing soccer? All ages welcome at Centennial Public School soccer field at 7:00 pm for the An Clachan Soccer Game. Bring your friends and family too! Rain date is July 11.

Tuesday July 9, 2019. Unplug, relax and find balance during the Forty Minute Focus. 7:00 pm in the park across the street, weather permitting or in 06-102.

Friday July 5, 2019. Support the local talent from An Clachan and enjoy a potluck dinner for the An Clachan Talent Show .

Thursday June 27, 2019. Lee Richard from QUIC will be leading a workshop on Intercultural Awareness at 7:00 pm. To celebrate our diversity you are invited to bring something to show the group that speaks to your own culture and values.

Friday June 21, 2019. Celebrate the first day of Summer with a walk at Lemoine Point. Meet at 10am. Transportation provided for those who register in advance.

Monday June 17, 2019. Celebrate the Father figure in your life. We will be having our very popular annual Paper Airplane Contest.  Come out at 6:30 pm. Prizes and ice cream.

Friday June 14, 2019. Crafts in the morning. Come at 10am to make shrinky dink charms for your key chain, necklace etc.

Tuesday June 11, 2019. Join in a popular Canadian game of Capture the Flag. No previous experience necessary. Bring your friends, the more the better. This is a great way to meet people and burn off some stress.

Wednesday May 29, 2019. Save the date for a Craft Morning.  More details to be posted in the Facebook Group.

Sunday May 26, 2019. Salat Al-Maghrib and Iftar Potluck Gathering. All are welcome to join for prayer and breaking of the fast. Planned in collaboration with Queen’s Interfaith Chaplain Abdullah El-Asmar.

Wednesday May 22, 2019. Watch the An Clachan Facebook Group for more details about the Movie Night. Plan to arrive at 7 to make sure you get a good seat!

Friday May 17, 2019. Keep busy during the P.A. Day with the Green Fingers Club . Come prepared to dig in the dirt. 10:00 am at 06-102.

Tuesday May 14, 2019. Do you love reading? Our Book Club is starting Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez. There is a free copy of the book for the first 10 people.

Monday May 13, 2019. Join us for this special Mother’s Day Celebration during Kid’s Time at 6:30 pm.

Thursday May 9, 2019. Silver Linings: Learning to Navigate Life’s Storms. Come join Amanda Larocque, PN as she shares 5 keys to making it through life’s hardships and building resiliency. 7:00 pm in 06-102.

Saturday April 27, 2019. One of our own residents is offering an Introduction to Arabic. This is an opportunity to learn some of the basics. 11:00 am in 06-102.

Wednesday April 17, 2019. Come join Amy and Wendy Luella Perkins in button making from 9-11 am. Drop in for a few minutes or stay a while. A great way to start your day and create something for you or a friend.

Wednesday April 24, 2019. Bring your creativity and we will provide the paint and canvas for this Crafternoon

Wednesday April 10, 2019. Share some laughs during a comedy movie night. This evening is for adults only. Snacks provided!

Friday April 5, 2019. This P.A. Day we have some “Eggciting” activities planned. Join us at 10:00 am for some egg-centred activities.

Friday March 22, 2019. Let’s join together at 7:00 pm for a Multi-Cultural New Year’s Celebration to learn as a community about how a new year is celebrated in different parts of the world.

Tuesday March 19 and 26, 2019.  This is a 2-Part Crafternoon Series. We will be making coffee filter flowers. Please RSVP to amy.case@queensu.ca .

Thursday March 14, 2019.  Come join us for an evening of friendship and fun at Games Night. (adults only event)

Thursday March 14, 2019. Need to take a break from the apartment? Want to connect with other children and parents? Join us for some fun at this March Break Boredom Buster.

Friday March 8, 2019.  All female identified adults are invited to attend “She”: International Women’s Day Celebration at 7:00 pm. We will have some interactive activities including dancing. Light refreshments will be available.

Wednesday March 6, 2019. Take some time out to relax and use singing as a way of meditation during Soulful Singing at 10:00 am. Children are welcome to attend along with a parent/guardian.

Sunday March 3, 2019. Missing the colours of spring? City of Kingston Greenhouse is open to the public. We will meet at 06-102 at 2:00 pm and walk over together to enjoy the smells, colours and warmth of spring.

Wednesday February 6, 2019. Back by popular demand is Soulful Singing. Feel rejuvenated after this uplifting meditative singing at 10:00 am.

Tuesday February 5, 2019. Games Night is a great way to meet new people and have some laughs. Join in at 7:00 pm to play one of our games or bring one of your favourites.

Friday February 1, 2019. Bring the children for a Play Date!  Play with our toys, colour some pictures and other fun activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. From 10:00 am to 11:20 am in 06-102.

Wednesday January 30, 2019.  Feeling some winter blues? Take a break to join some friends, potting plants and enjoy a warm drink.

Friday January 11, 2019. Put on your warm clothes and join us outdoors to appreciate some of the wonders of the season during our Winter Walk. Meet at 06-102 at 10:00 am.

Wednesday January 2, 2019. Are your children bored? Meet up with some other kids and parents at 1:30 pm for some fun activities.

Wednesday Decmeber 12, 2018. Soulful Singing was such a success we are having an encore. Join Wendy Luella Perkins at 9:30 am for this uplifting, meditative practice. A great way to relieve some end of term stress.

Wednesday December 12, 2018. The date is planned for the next Games Night. This evening is for adult participants only. Come out to play your favourite game.

Friday December 7, 2018. OH! What Fun!  Join Amy and special guest at the An Clachan Holiday Party at 7:00 pm. All are welcome. RSVP for this event.

Friday November 30, 2018. We have games and activities planned for the P.A. Day on Friday November 30 between 10 am and noon. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday November 29, 2018. November Games Nights is set. Bring your own game or play one of ours. This evening games night is for adults only. Snacks provided.

Thursday November 22, 2018. Sing away some worries and feel rejuvenated! Join singer-songwriter Wendy Luella Perkins with this musical meditative practice of Soulful Singing.

Tuesday November 20, 2018. Take a break, you deserve it! Join Amy for a Stress Buster Cafe. Bring your favourite mug. Various activities available.

Tuesday November 13, 2018.  Bring out your creative side with this fun Crafternoon. If you have scissors, bring them or share Amy’s.

Friday November 9, 2018. Come out from 7 to 9 to enjoy music, entertainment, rangolis and much more at this Diwali Celebration

Tuesday November 6, 2018. Bust some stress with an outdoor game of Manhunt. Meet at 06-102 at 7 pm for this adult version of hide and seek.

Monday October 29, 2018. Join us for this very special Halloween themed Kids Time from 6:30 – 7:30.

Friday October 26, 2018. Four Directions is joining us for this P.A. Day event to teach us how to make a corn husk doll and tell how they fit in the indigenous culture. All ages are welcome at 1:30. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday October 18, 2018. Games Night is back. Bring your own board game or play one of ours. Never played a board game before – not a problem, come out to 06-102 at 7 pm to see what it is all about. Remember this evening event is for adults only.

Friday September 28, 2018.  Join Kate Johnson, Queen’s Chaplain to make a button for your backpack during the fun P.A. Day kids time.

Saturday September 22, 2018. Join us in the courtyard from 1 pm to 5 pm for the Fall Fun Fair. There will be an obstacle course, mini putt and lots of outdoor games. Fun for all ages.

Saturday September 15, 2018. Meet your neighbours and connect with resources from Queen’s Campus & Kingston Community and the An Clachan Meet & Greet. Between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm in 06-102.

Monday September 10, 2018. Kids Time celebrates International Literacy Day. Bring a book to trade with other children at the Children’s Book Swap.