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Doukhobor Calendar of Events Throughout Canada


 JANUARY

January 1st
New Year’s Day Prayer Meeting
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 10 a.m.
 
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

Brilliant Cultural Centre – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

FEBRUARY

February 11th or preceding Sunday
Peter P. Verigin-Chistiakov Memorial
Brilliant Cultural Centre – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC   (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Last Weekend in February
DCSS Annual General Meeting and Conference
Location: TBA  (Sponsor: Doukhobor Cultural Society of Saskatchewan)

 

USCC Convention
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre or
Brilliant Cultural Centre in Castlegar  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

MARCH

First Friday in March
World Day of Prayer
Various locations – 1 p.m.
(Sponsor: World Council of Churches)

 

Second Saturday in March
Union of Youth Talent Night
Brilliant Cultural Centre – 7 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Third Saturday in March
Union of Youth Talent Night
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 7 p.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

March 23rd or preceding Sunday
William M. Koncewic2 Memorial
Krestova Prayer Home – 11 a.m.
Krestova, BC  (Sponsor: Krestova Community)

 

APRIL

Easter Sunday Prayer Meeting
Various locations  (Sponsor: Participating Organizations)

 

April 22nd
Earth Day
Doukhobor Village Museum – 6 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

Last Sunday in April
Season Opening AGM Doukhobor Discovery Center
Doukhobor Discovery Center (Museum) – 1 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society)

 

MAY

First Sunday in May
Children’s Sunday Meeting Festival
Brilliant Cultural Centre – 9:30 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Second Sunday in May
Mother’s Day
Krestova Prayer Home – 10 a.m.
Krestova, BC  (Sponsor: Krestova Community)

 

Saskatoon Doukhobor Prayer Home – 11 a.m
(Sponsor: Saskatoon Doukhobor Society)

 

Mother’s Day Walk for Peace
Haynes Point – 1 p.m.
Osoyoos, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and regional Peace and Justice groups)

 

Third Sunday in May
Children’s Sunday Meeting Festival
Grand Forks Community Centre — 9:30 a.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Victoria Day weekend in May
Union of Youth Festival
Brilliant Cultural Centre- 10 a.m. Saturday
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

JUNE

June 1st
Season Opening National Doukhobor Heritage Museum
National Doukhobor Heritage Museum – 1 p.m.
Veregin, SK  (Sponsor: National Doukhobor Heritage Village Museum Inc.)

 

June 5th
World Environment Day
Various locations and times
(Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

Third Sunday in June
Father’s Day Picnic
Various locations – 11 a.m.
Lower Mainland, BC  (Sponsor: Lower Mainland Doukhobor Benevolent Society)

 

Father’s Day
Saskatoon Doukhobor Prayer Home — 11 a.m.
(Sponsor: Saskatoon Doukhobor Society)

 

June 29th or preceding Sunday
Peter’s Day Commemorations
Verigin’s Tomb/Doukhobor Village Museum – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: Canadian Doukhobor Society)

 

Doukhobor Prayer Home – 11 a.m.
Lundbreck, AB  (Sponsor: United Doukhobors of Alberta)

 

Doukhobor Prayer Home – 11 a.m.
Saskatoon on alternate years with Blaine Lake (Sponsors: Saskatoon Doukhobor Society and Elaine Lake Society)

 

National Doukhobor Heritage Village – 1 p.m.
Veregin, SK  (Sponsor: National Doukhobor Heritage Village Museum Inc.)

 

JULY

Second weekend in July
Whatshan Music Festival
Whatshan Lake, BC – Friday 6 p.m.
(Sponsor: Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society # 1999)

 

Third Sunday in July
Doukhobor Heritage Day
National Doukhobor Heritage Village Museum Inc. – 9:00 a.m.
Verigin, SK  (Sponsor: National Doukhobor Heritage Village Museum Inc.)

 

AUGUST

First Sunday in August
Declaration Day
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 10 a.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

August 6th
Hiroshima Day

Gyro Park – 4 p.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

Zuckerburg Island – 6 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

SEPTEMBER

September 13th or preceding Sunday
Anna P. Markova, Peter P. Verigin-lstrebov Memorial
Verigin’s Memorial Park – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

September 21st
International Day of Peace

Gyro Park – 7 p.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and Boundary Peace Initiative)

 

Castlegar Railway Museum — 6 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

OCTOBER

First Sunday in October
Peter V. Verigin-Lordly Commemoration for Children
Ferron, BC – 11 a.m.  (Sponsors: USCC and Krestova Community)

 

Second Sunday in October
Spiritual Thanksgiving Day

Krestova Prayer Home – 10 a.m.
Krestova, BC  (Sponsor: Krestova Community)

 

Third Sunday in October
Canadian Doukhobor Society AGM
Various locations – 10 a.m.  (Sponsor. Canadian Doukhobor Society)

 

October 29th or preceding Sunday
Peter V. Verigin-Lordly Memorial
Brilliant Cultural Centre – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

NOVEMBER

November 19th or preceding Sunday
Evdokia G. Verigin, Anna F. Verigin Memorial
Brilliant Cultural Centre – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

November 15th or preceding Sunday
Stephan S. Sorokin Memorial
Krestova Prayer Home – 10 a.m.
Krestova, BC  (Sponsor: Krestova Community)

 

DECEMBER

December 10th
International Human Rights Day
Various locations and times  (Sponsors: USCC and KRUNA)

 

December 24th
Christmas Eve Prayer Meeting
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 7 p.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Brilliant Cultural Centre- 7 p.m.
Castlegar, BC (Sponsor: USCC)

 

December 25th
Christmas Day Prayer Meeting
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 10 a.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Brilliant Cultural Centre – 10 a.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

December 31st
New Year’s Eve Prayer Meeting
Grand Forks USCC Community Centre – 7 p.m.
Grand Forks, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Brilliant Cultural Centre — 7 p.m.
Castlegar, BC  (Sponsor: USCC)

 

Krestova Prayer Home – 10:30 p.m.
Krestova, BC  (Sponsor: Krestova Community)

 

From the Council of Doukhobors in Canada (CDC) Calendar of Events listing 2008