Centre Wakefield La Pêche

           Where community comes together

Events

Centre Wakefield La Pêche is host to a wonderful array of community and cultural events, festivals and celebrations.

Centre Wakefield La Pêche is the proud home of a number of annual festivals and celebrations including: Dragonfest winter carnival, Marché Wakefield Market, Wakefield Writers Festival des écrivains La Pêche, Canada Day celebrations, Wakefield Doc Fest, The Aegle Event's Wakefield Moonlight River Run, Chambre Wakefield La Pêche's Earth and the Wakefield Christmas Market.

The Centre is also home to Cinéma Wakefield films, Théâtre Wakefield productions as well as a variety of classical and contemporary concerts and more!

Biblio Wakefield Library holds a variety of events, exhibits and vernissages featuring artists and authors from near and afar.

You can host your own event too! Our beautiful rooms and grounds are intended for banquets, receptions, business meetings, conferences, classes and festivals.

Our building was designed to entertain, if you’re interested in bringing your event or show to the Centre Wakefield La Pêche, please contact us at rentals.locations@centrewakefieldlapeche.ca or 819-459-2025.

Upcoming Events

    • 01/26/2019
    • 03/23/2019
    • 9 sessions
    • The Studio

    Saturdays 1130am to 1230pm in the Studio

    10 weeks starting January 26

    moonwolf144@gmail.com for more info


    • 04/06/2019
    • 07/01/2019
    • 13 sessions
    • Lounge/Salon
    Register

    Are you a young musician between the ages of 11 & 17 who would like to receive mentoring support from a professional musician?

    Would you like to join a rock band, perform live on Canada Day and have a chance to perform at RBC Bluesfest?

    Sound awesome? Then come join RBC Bluesfest Be In The Band!

    Tuition for this incredible 10 week program is only $125!

    To participate in the program you have a minimum one year of experience with your instrument.

    Lead by a professional musician the program begins with a evaluation session:

    Saturday April 6 any time between 12- 2pm in the Lounge at Centre Wakefield La Pêche.

    The Program continues on Saturdays until July 1.

    RBC Bluesfest Be in the Band: A Community Music Education Program Produced by the RBC Bluesfest Organization

    https://wedogoodthings.ca/be-in-the-band/

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    Êtes-vous un(e) jeune musicien(ne) qui aimerait recevoir l’aide et les conseils d’un musicien professionnel?

    Aimeriez-vous faire partie d’un groupe Rock qui jouera la Journée du Canada et qui pourra aussi jouer durant le RBC Bluesfest?

    Cela semble incroyable? Alors, venez faire partie de Be in the Band! (en anglais)

    Jour d'évaluation est le 6 Avril à 12h-14h dans le salon.

    Pour participer à ce programme, vous devez être âgé(e) de 11 à 17 ans et jouer de votre instrument depuis au moins un an.

    Les frais d’inscription pour ce programme incroyable sont de 125$!https://wedogoodthings.ca/be-in-the-band/

    • 04/07/2019
    • 19:00
    • Gwen Shea Hall
    Register

    Sing and stomp to Queen’s greatest hits in this very special re-release of the film! Winner of 3 Academy Awards including Best Lead Actor for Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury.

    A fundraiser to purchase a (much needed) new popcorn machine for the Centre.

    Door Prizes! Freddie Mercury look-alike Contest!


    Rating: 14A
    Admission: $15

    Online ticket sales close on Saturday, April 6th
    Tickets available at the door (Sunday, April 7th) starting at 6:30pm



    • 04/28/2019
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • Lounge
    Register

    The Babysitting Course teaches youth ages 11 and up how to handle emergencies with confidence by providing the basic first aid skills. For many young adolescents, babysitting is their first job, and Red Cross courses can help them become real “pros”! They learn valuable tips:

    • Important child care skills
    • Safety tips for children of all ages
    • How to cope with common problems, like tantrums and crying
    • What to do if anything makes the babysitter uncomfortable
    • Some great games and other ideas for having fun with the kids while babysitting
    • How to make the children’s environment safe and enjoyable
    • What are the respective rights and responsibilities of the babysitter and the family hiring one

      The Red Cross Babysitting Course is taught by a Babysitter Facilitator supported by a Facilitator manual which includes lesson plans plus suggestions and guidelines for organizing the course and managing the class.

    • Learn important child care skills
    • Safety tips for children of all ages
    • How to cope with common problems
    • Written exam (min. passing grade 75%)

      First Aid:

    • Choking
    • CPR
    • Sprains and Strains
    • Bleeding
    • Poisoning
    • Burns
    • Fire Emergency


    • 05/04/2019
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • Lounge
    Register

    Emergency First Aid & CPR: A practical guide for First Aid & CPR at home and at work. Simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment for individuals who need just an overview of First Aid & CPR. Includes:

    • 2017 First Aid & CPR Guidelines
    • Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid
    • 6.5-8-hour course with flexible scheduling options
    • 3-year certification (or as legislation dictates)
    • Written exam (min. passing grade: 75%)
    • Includes CPR Level A or C and AED certification (where local legislation permits)
    • Take-home materials: Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual, Certification Card (optional wall certificate).

    Course Content:

    • Preparing to Respond
    • The EMS System
    • Check, Call, Care
    • Airway Emergencies
    • Breathing & Circulation Emergencies
    • First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
    • Wound Care
    • Includes any other content required by specific legislation


    • 05/04/2019
    • 08:30
    • 05/05/2019
    • 16:30
    • Lounge
    Register

    Comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques for those who need training for work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies. Includes:

    • 2017 First Aid & CPR Guidelines
    • Meets Federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for SFA & CPR
    • 14-16-hour course with flexible scheduling options
    • 3-year certification
    • Written exam (min. passing grade: 75%)
    • Includes CPR Level A or C and AED certification (where local legislation permits)
    • Take-home materials: Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual, certification card (optional wall certificate)

    Course Content:

    • Preparing to Respond
    • The EMS System
    • Check, Call, Care
    • Airway Emergencies
    • Breathing & Circulation Emergencies
    • First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
    • Wound Care
    • Head & Spine Injuries
    • Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries
    • Sudden Medical Emergencies
    • Environmental Emergencies
    • Poisons


    • 05/05/2019
    • 16:00
    • Gwen Shea Hall
    Register

    Sponsored by the Wakefield Writers Festival des écrivains La Pêche
    May 23-26, 2019
    www.writersfete.com

    Colette is a biographical drama based upon the life of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and played by the talented Keira Knightley. She initially ghostwrites a series of wildly successful books under her celebrity husband’s name but eventually decides to fight over its creative ownership and the gender roles of her time. In the process, Colette overcomes societal constraints and goes on to make a significant mark in the literary world.

    Rating: 14A
    Admission: $13

    Online ticket sales close on Saturday, May 4th
    Tickets available at the door (Sunday, May 5th) starting at 3:30pm

    Sponsored by:






    • 05/05/2019
    • 19:00
    • Gwen Shea Hall
    Register

    Sponsored by the Wakefield Writers Festival des écrivains La Pêche
    May 23-26, 2019
    www.writersfete.com

    Colette is a biographical drama based upon the life of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and played by the talented Keira Knightley. She initially ghostwrites a series of wildly successful books under her celebrity husband’s name but eventually decides to fight over its creative ownership and the gender roles of her time. In the process, Colette overcomes societal constraints and goes on to make a significant mark in the literary world.

    Rating: 14A
    Admission: $13

    Online ticket sales close on Saturday, May 4th
    Tickets available at the door (Sunday, May 5th) starting at 6:30pm

    Sponsored by:






    • 05/11/2019
    • 14:00
    • 12/14/2019
    • 16:00
    • Salon
    Register

    Seasonal bouquet workshop series. Fill your living space with the beauty of nature! Learn skills to develop confidence in making seasonal arrangements for yourself and others.

    SPRING Mother's Day arrangement

    Saturday, May 11, 2019

    2-4 p.m.


    SUMMER celebrate the bounty of summer

    Saturday, August 10, 2019

    2-4 p.m.


    FALL Thanksgiving arrangement

    Saturday, October 12, 2019

    2-4 p.m.


    WINTER Holiday dinner table arrangement

    Saturday, December 14, 2019

    2-4 p.m.

    Danielle Schami is the owner of Franktown House Flowers, a flower farm established in Wakefield in2013. She produces field-grown cut flowers for the local market. The flower farms is a haven for bees, monarchs and other pollinators.

    Workshops will be held in English, questions can also be addressed in French.

    Sign up for one or all four and receive a 5% discount on a seasonal bouquet subscription with Franktown House Flowers.

    https://franktownhouse.ca/flower-farm/csa-flower-subscriptions/

    Minimum  of 5 required.

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    Série d'ateliers : Bouquets de saison. Complétez votre espace intérieur avec la beauté de la nature! Apprenez des compétences et développez votre confiance pour créer des arrangments floraux de saison pour vous ou pour offrir en cadeau.


    PRINTEMTS : La Fête des mères

    Samedi 11 mai 2019

    14h à 16h


    ÉTÉ : Célèbrons l’abondance florale de l'été

    Samedi 10 août 2019

    14h à 16h


    AUTOMNE :  L’Action de grâce

    Samedi 12 octobre 2019

    14h à 16h


    HIVER : Arrangement de table pour les fêtes

    Samedi 14 décembre 2019

    14h à 16h

    Danielle Schami est propriétaire de Les fleurs Franktown House, une ferme floral établie à Wakefield en 2013. Elle cultive des fleurs coupées en champs pour servir le marché local. Sa ferme est un havre pour les abeilles, les papillons monarques et autres pollinisateurs.

    Les ateliers se dérouleront en anglais, toutefois les questions peuvent également être adressées en français.

    Inscrivez-vous pour un ou plusieurs dates! Participez aux quatre ateliers pour bénéficiez d'une réduction de 5% sur un abonnement floral  chez Franktown House Flowers.

    https://franktownhouse.ca/fr/ferme-florale/abonnements-floraux/

    Minimum 5 inscriptions requises.





    • 07/13/2019
    • 12:00
    • Club MONT-CASCADES
    Register