SGC Admin: From our inbox to you; from Dawn James… Costa Rica Wellness retreat’s 2019

SGC Admin: Ladies and Gentlemen… Introducing to you, ūüôā fabulous all inclusive wellness retreats in Costa Rica for 2019.¬†

Please note that these retreats fill up fairly quickly, as you can see there is only spot left for the empowerment retreat… contact Dawn or Ian James today to secure your place in the upcoming 2019 retreats.¬†

Registration closes August 18th

Join Dawn and Ophelia for YOUR IDEAL LIFE- Design it, Live it, Love it


Mastering Balanced Living
DATES: Feb. 23 – March 2, 2019, Cana Blanca, Costa Rica
Registration closes October 4th

Are you ready to create a healthy, balanced and abundant lifestyle?

Will you commit to a week of wellness, for you?

Join Dawn and Betty and learn to master the¬†The Six ‚ÄúF’s¬†of balanced living: Family, Friends, Fitness, Finances, Fun, Faith


Honoring YOU: Self-Care Retreat
March 23 – 30, 2019, Cana Blanca, Costa Rica
Registration closes November 4th

Calling all women who do too much!

Pause, breathe, relax, and remember how to honor and take care of yourself. Give yourself permission to accept and enjoy the magical energy of Costa Rica and ignite your passion for self-love and self-care.

Join Conscious living teacher and Light Worker, Dawn James, and Holistic Therapist, Roseanne de Beaudrap, in serene and tropical Costa Rica, for a week of life-changing experiences and self-discoveries.


Retreats are all-inclusive!
Fees include meals, accommodations, three guided excursions, and airport pick/drop off.


or CALL 1.587.600.9242

And remember to BE FIT, BE WELL.
Ian and Dawn James

FREE Summer Events Town of Whitby: Movies in the Park 2018

Free Movies in the Park… Whitby… July 13, 27: August 10,24 2018¬†

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source: Whitby This Week:July 13 2016 Edition.
  • Location:¬†Whitby Civic Park, 30 Bassett Boulevard
  • DATE: August 10: Space Jam
  • DATE: August 24: The Greatest Showman
  • Time:¬†8:30 pm: Movies begin at dark, exact movie start times will vary throughout the summer

For more information please go to or call 905.430.4310 ūüôā

2018 Whitby in Bloom GARDEN TOUR



  • Event: 2018 Whitby in Bloom GARDEN TOUR
  • Date: Saturday July 21
  • Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • What’s it all About: “Enjoy a free tour of 10 gorgeous gardens”
  • Fee: “In Lieu of a fee, non-perishable food items will be collected for a local food bank”
  • More Information:

SGC Admin: From our inbox to you From Dawn James on the Costa Rica 2018 Retreat

March 14 2018:

SGC Admin: Hi Folks… please note that the Empowerment retreat hosted by Dawn James in Costa Rica has a date change… To sign up or if you have any questions about this upcoming retreat in fabulous Costa Rica, please contact Dawn directly via the link below. ūüôā¬†

Hello everyone

The November Empowerment retreat date is changed to Nov 10- 15 2018

thanks,¬†Dawn ūüôā¬†

Raise Your Vibration & Transform Your Life

in COSTA RICA -for details visit

Bookapalooza Mass Book Launch and Sale November 25 2017: Local authors… great Christmas gift ideas… :)

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  • Event: Book-a-palooza The Writers’ Community of Durham Region’s Mass Book Launch and Sale
  • Date: November 25 2017
  • Time:¬†10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Location: Durham College, Centre For Food/Bistro 67 Building, 1604 Champlain Avenue, Whitby (just off Thickson Rd/401)
  • ¬†What’s it all about: ¬†“Book-a-palooza will be a one day gathering of authors, writing craft facilitators, and industry professionals. and the community which is sure to benefit all involved! BUY LOCAL isn‚Äôt just good advice for strawberries and automobiles! Readers will have¬†the opportunity to meet and buy¬†books from the local authors living in their backyard.”
  • For More Information: Click Here to go to the Book-a-palooza website
  • Notes: Thanks to local author and artist Margaret Hefferman¬† for letting us know about this event… You could find that perfect gift for the upcoming Christmas Season here… ūüôā Say hi to Margaret from us if you go ūüôā¬†





SGC Admin: From our inbox to you… from the Whitby Public Library …

WhitCAF is Coming!  
In a few short weeks the first Whitby Comic Arts Festival will be here! WhitCAF will take place on Saturday, November 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Whitby Central Library. This festival has a local, literary focus and there will be activities designed for comic lovers of all ages.
Can’t wait until November 18th? These upcoming programs will get you in the spirit! There’s fun for folks of all ages.
Superhero Storytime (All Ages)
Superhero themed stories, songs, and much more! Come as your favourite superhero for this drop-in storytime! With four dates to choose from:
Brooklin Branch: (was on November 3)
Rossland Branch: Friday, November 10, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Central Library: Wednesday, November 15, 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Central Library: Friday, November 17, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Superhero Puppet Show (All Ages)
Enjoy a super-duper drop-in puppet show filled with heroes, villains and tons of laughs!
Rossland Branch: (Was on November 8)
Brooklin Branch: Friday, November 10, 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Comic Book Party (Grades SK-3)
Let’s celebrate some of our favourite comic and graphic novel characters. We’ll play games, read stories and create our own comics.¬†Registration is required.
Central Library: Tuesday, November 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Superhero Party (Grades JK+)
Are you faster than a speeding bullet? Can you move things with your mind? Come dressed as your favourite superhero! Registration is required.
Brooklin Branch: Friday, November 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Drinks n’ Doodles & WhitCAF Mixer (Ages 19+) ¬†
A WhitCAF kickoff event! Socialize with other aspiring doodlers in a relaxed, judgement-free environment at The Royal Oak. Bring your own sketchbook, or use the tools provided. A selection of appetizers will be provided while quantities last!¬†Registration is required to be a doodler, but after 8:30 you can mingle with some of WhitCAF’s artists, illustrators and vendors.
The Royal Oak (617 Victoria Street West): Friday, November 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Questions about WhitCAF? Visit the WhitCAF web page or contact us!