On March 28th there is a program of speakers and performances at the Merritt civic center 1950 Mamette avenue Merritt BC. Billed as a youth conference ages 12 to 18 the event features performances by James Jones, Warren Hooley and KASP.

Workshops include love your self by Linsey Willier ( 1st runner-up for Canada’s next top Model), healthy living Through the Arts, with James Jones  From so you think you can Dance Canada, Identity in Acting with Curtis Talon Ahenakew, Explore your Creativity with Music, Art and Games with Warren Hooley.

The event has a talent show open to all ages.

Hosted by Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society, info at 250.378.2771

The conference is MC’d By KASP

Today in history: February 19th 1960

China launches its first sounding  rocket the t7.