Programs & Services - Family and Community - Parents' Night Out


Welcome! The Parents’ Night Out (PNO) Committee has been offering free, high quality education nights for parents and caregivers in New Westminster since 2007. Our goal is to gather information about issues affecting children and youth and recruit experts in the field to educate families.

The PNO Committee is made up of representatives from:

  • District Parent Advisory Council
  • Fraser Health
  • New Westminster Police Department
  • New Westminster School District
  • New Westminster Youth Services

We  are pleased to offer four PNO events per year.


Managing Stress and Anxiety in Children and Youth

Join us for an evening to talk about child and youth mental health! Our keynote speaker, Dr. Linda Uyeda, will explore the causes of stress, as well as prevention and healing techniques. A youth will share lived experience and local service providers will be on hand to talk about supports available in New Westminster.

Date & Time: January 30, 2020, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.)

Location: Justice Institute of British Columbia
715 McBride Blvd
New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4

To register, please visit https://pno-stress.eventbrite.ca.
For questions or to register for free child minding, please call Rick Bloudell at 778-874-5457.

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Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

When kindergarten kids take up hammers and drills to make boxes, benches, and birdhouses, they’re gaining not only practical skills - but problem-solving and design thinking skills too... more

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

Charting a course in a time of change: School trustees have renewed the Vision and Mission for New Westminster Schools that will guide and inspire the district into the future... more

We’re taking Reconciliation to heart…

We’re taking Reconciliation to heart…

Out in the field at École Lord Tweedsmuir elementary school, 350 students are standing in a cool spring rain. The last note of a drumming song has faded - and in the silence, each student places a rock in their new garden riverbed.... more

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