Iqaluit this week
Santa Claus parade
Saturday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m. This year’s Santa Claus parade will once again begin at the Arctic Winter Games Arena and wind its way to the Parish Hall. For information or to register a float, call the City’s recreation department at 979-5617.
Food bank “stuff a bus”
Saturday, Dec. 10, at Northmart from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Arctic Ventures from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Nunavut Food Bank will attempt to stuff an entire bus full of non-perishable food from grocery shoppers. For info, call 979-4242.
Human rights book launch
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Unikkaarvik Visitors Centre. Jack Anawak will be at the visitors’ centre to launch his new booklet, “Who is Equal?: The passage of Nunavut’s First Human Rights Act” on Human Rights Day. The book will be available free of charge; refreshments will be served.
Monday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Inuksuk High School. The Iqaluit Music Society and Inuksuk High present a Christmas concert featuring the high school choir, concert band and teacher’s band as well as the youth bell choir, the Iqaluit community choir and band, the Tulugait Strings and soloists. Admission is free; donations are accepted at the door.