A ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Highstreet shopping centre kicks off the Purple Light Nights campaign to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence.
The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. and includes the Highstreet plaza being lit up with purple lights.
As well, selected pieces will be displayed from a recent art contest – held to show ideas and creativity in remembering, supporting and giving hope to those affected by domestic violence.
Those pieces will then be displayed at The Reach Gallery Museum (32388 Veterans Way) throughout the month, with an opening reception taking place Oct. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.
On Thursday, Oct. 18, a Trauma Informed Yoga program takes place at The Reach. This event, running from 6 to 8 p.m., includes an interactive lecture and yoga class.
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