Blog | Intercultural Development | Centre For Excellence

A month of heart friendly events at the IC

  • A month of heart friendly events at the IC

The following blog post was written by Tahira Ebrahim, Centre Liaison Officer at the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement.

February. The month of love, the month of heart.

If you haven’t yet seen our showcase, stop by and take a look at the various ways that Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world.

Looking to get a bit more engaged?  We’ll be hosting events for your mind, body, and spirit this month.

Tuesday February 16

Mutlifaith room, 2nd floor, South Campus.  12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

We will be hosting Marjorie Contenti, beloved TEDxBowValleyCollege 2015 speaker, in collaboration with LEAD.  Marjorie will be speaking on the value of meditation for our wellbeing, and she will be offering a guided meditation at the end of her workshop. 

Wednesday, February 17

Intercultural Centre (N322), 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Join Sughra Aunali, a BVC learner, for an interactive workshop on clay flower creating.  You will learn how to make polymer clay, sculpt it into a beautiful floral design, and paint it to your taste.

Thursday, February 18

Intercultural Centre (N322), 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. 

Back by popular demand, BVC and Olds College instructor Bertrand Bickersteth, along with Chris Clare, local actor and owner of One Circle, will be speaking to the continued relevance and importance of Black History Month in their Cultural Insights workshop, “Where are we now?”. 

Tuesday, February 23 

Intercultural Centre (N322) 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ning Gao, of Yoga and Beyond, will share her story of coming to Canada, and finding success in following her passion for yoga.  Ning will offer training on yogic breathing and tips on maximizing your yoga practice. 

There’s something for everyone this month!  Register for any of these events, by emailing .  All events for the semester are located on our events calendar.   

Be sure to look out for our week long extravaganza of events for IC Week, March 7 - 11.