The Taghum Community Society, a non-profit organization, aims to build community one event at a time, and this month’s lineup of these, along with regular drop-in activities, doesn’t disappoint.
World events make the one-woman play on Friday, April 19 at 7:30pm feel especially timely. Nelson poet, artist, and performer Zaynab Mohammed performs “Are You Listening?”, a carefully woven narrative that traces centuries of colonization and displacement and reflects on what is learned through the art of listening. Fellow artist Bessie Wapp will join Zaynab on stage for a Q&A after the performance. Tickets are available at Taghum Shell, Otter Books, and online at
Taghum Hall’s Earth Day, on Sunday, April 21 from 10am – 3pm, is a much-anticipated annual event with something for everyone, including live entertainment, fun contests, eco-oriented info-booths and vendors, a kid’s zone, seed swap, and more. Refundable bottles are welcome to help fund the Hall’s eventual kitchen renovation. Admission is by donation.
Heads up that Kids Can Sew returns May 1, running six Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 for kids aged eight to 14. Community mentors make the experience productive, educational, and fun. A registration fee of just $60 includes all supplies. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged through
Drop-in programs are accessible, low-barrier, community-building fun for anyone. Table Tennis happens every Monday from 5pm to 7pm, and Watercolour and other media happens Tuesdays from 10 – 12. is a one-stop-shop for all things Taghum Hall.

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