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Everyone is Awesome

Our program for youth with learning or physical challenges This program is from 1:30 - 2:30 pm on Thursday April 27 & May 25, and is for  teens/young adults with their caregiver. The library is a great community place to come to with a friend or by yourself! Learn what the library has to offer...

Comics Club

If you love comics and cartoons, this is for you! Draw, write, read and watch...there is something for everyone! Get creative and meet other comics fans! Grades 3-8

Energetic Amazing Race

The Energetic Amazing race is BACK again. Get your running shoes – this year’s race is a foot pursuit around Fort St. John.This year’s race will feature a family division and adult division. There will also be prizes for the best dressed teams in each division.Event day is May 26 and the starting...

Alaska Highway Cemetery Tours

Join us for a guided cemetery tour of the Fort St. John Cemetery on 100 Ave. Learn about the connection of many of the people buried there to the Alaska Highway. From construction workers to entrepreneurs to ambulance drivers, the cemetery is full of people who worked and lived along the highway....

Child Care Emergency First Aid

Due to having an extensive waitlist for the May 27th First Aid Course we are putting another session on Sunday, May 28th. Please note this First Aid course will be the last one that gives you three years certification, in June it goes to 2 years certification. This will also be the last session...

Taylor Community Hill Climb

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Taylor while enjoying invigorating exercise alongside your friends and neighbors during our trek up the famous Taylor Hill. There will also be a fun Kids’ Scavenger Hunt BINGO, prizes, and complementary water!What to Bring: Good hiking/walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat...

Mother Goose on the Loose

It’s an all new kind of Mother Goose program! Mother Goose on the Loose is the award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 and their parents or caregivers. Children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a...

North Peace SPCA Annual Open House

The North Peace SPCA is hosting their annual Open House on Saturday, May 27 between 12 - 4 p.m. Please join us.

Saturday Crafternoon

Kids aged 6-12 drop-in for this fun, hour-long activity! Dress for a mess: our projects use permanent markers, paints and other messy stuff...no party clothes here, please! A bit older than 12, but still want to join in? No problem...come on in! Kids aged 6+ may be dropped off. Younger crafters are...

Child Care Emergency First Aid

Due to having an extensive waitlist for the May 27th First Aid Course we are putting another session on Sunday, May 28th. Please note this First Aid course will be the last one that gives you three years certification, in June it goes to 2 years certification. This will also be the last session...

Community Sponsor

Shell Canada

The Family Friendly website is brought to you by the generous support of Shell Canada.

Family Friendly Coalition

The Family Friendly Coalition is an Early Childhood Development Initiative dedicated to providing all children with a good start in life. It helps ensure that children ages 0-6 develop the emotional, social, cognitiive and physical skills they need as they enter school. Our committee is a community based partnership made up of Not for Profits, that meet once a month. Our vision is connect families to their neighbourhood, so they can build relationships and create a network in which will support their children. We are funded by Success by 6 and Children First Initiatives.

Fort St John

Welcome to Family Friendly Fort St John. The purpose of this website is to connect your family to the neighbourhood and make you feel welcome. The Spotlight section highlights upcoming events around town. The Directory lists local Service Providers if you're looking for a service/program. The Calendar gives you a breakdown of the week so you can plan activities for your family at a glance! The Training Calendar is a resource for upcoming workshops/training.