Art Therapy

This class is specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities to use for self-expression, emotional healing, and to enhance creativity and flexibility during free art making time. Mary will guide the participants towards these goals as well as help them to socialize and try new materials. All materials are supplied including paint, markers, clay and collage material. Space is limited. Please contact Mary Stanwood at 604- 781-5489 to see if this class is suitable for you

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Friday Art Group

For those who like to draw or paint, come and join our group and bring your lunch. No oils please. This is a self led program.

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Indo Canadian Women’s Group

This social group explores health and wellness activities while gaining new methods for Community Living. Contact Resham Sandhu @ 604-430- 3115 for more info.

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Sewing Group

This is a self-led program for those who have experience in sewing and would like to gather and sew. Participants are required to bring their own sewing machine in good working order. Instructors’ guidance will be available when necessary.

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Seniors Progressive Society

This Non-profitable Mens Society meets twice a week to listen to worldwide news including news from India, poems, songs, jokes and stories. 4-6 times a year Bus Tours are arranged in order to overcome isolation and lonliness. Refreshments are served in every meeting. No Session Oct 14 & Nov 11

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Karaoke

On Wednesday afternoons we sing and have fun! Karaoke songs are available in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Choir

Love to sing? Please join our choir for a variety of music such as folk, pop and classical songs. The course will cover the basic vocal technique and breath control as well.

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Ballroom Dance

Our group aims to improve dance skills for seniors while emphasizing health and social well-being. No Sessions Sep 2, Oct 14 & Nov 11

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Musical moments

This is a mental stimulation activity for all seniors and family caregivers in the neighbourhood, who are experiencing stress, depression, isolation and loneliness. We believe in the power of music in reducing these barriers to active engagement in the community. This free two hour weekly program will provide group singing thru the use of You Tube and Karaoke, complemented by printed lyrics of English traditional and contemporary songs. Dancing and other musical movements that would put music in motion will also be learned, including some healthy breathing and stretching exercises. Occasionally, workshops and information sessions on mental health and diseases that affect the brain will be conducted, supported by brain-fit and other mental stimulation activities. For more information, please call the Seniors Brigade Society of BC at 604-453- 5885 or email seniorsbrigade@yahoo.ca. No session Oct 14 & Nov 11

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Acrylic Painting NEW!

Students learn basic color theory, use of mediums, techniques, including mixed media, photo imagery, and tools, and will explore the visual world through Acrylic Paint. Within each class: a demonstration and/or exploration of techniques. Students then use the studio class time to incorporate learned techniques, and develop their own art path. Student will be introduced to: Impressionism, cubism, realism, abstract and current approaches. Painting Materials are needed for this program. You have a choice of purchasing the “Optional Painting Kit” through KCCS or receiving a list to purchase on your own. Acrylic Materials List will be provided at time of registration. Feel free to bring any acrylic paints that you already have

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Piano Private Lessons

Musical expressions takes on a creative and intuitive approach to music learning. With goals and learning styles varying from student to student, we help you first determine what you want to achieve, so we can make it our goal to get you there! From the basic beginners to preparing exams, all students will be encouraged to tap into their creative sides and be taught to express themselves through improvisation. Each class (session) is 30 minutes. If you’re learning at a grade 5 level or above, please book two, half hour sessions to ensure enough time for the lesson. All music books and materials are purchased separately. Order through our teachers. Instructor website: musicalexpressions.ca Leisure Access subsidy does not apply to this program.

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