Cool ‘Hood Champs
Anxious about the Climate Emergency? Register for the Cool ‘Hood Champs – a climate action training program for residents where we empower you to take climate action in your neighbourhood. We o er FREE a 3 session series or all-in one day workshop, with food and fun activities with your neighbours! All recipients will receives a copy of the Citizen’s Coolkit – a fun DIY guide to local action on climate change and urban forestry. For more info email Cheryl Ng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ask An Expert
Geared toward laptop, iPhone and iPad owners. Bring your questions along with your laptops, iPad, or iPhones to class. Learn how to use Skype, Facebook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and more! Other topics also include burning CDs/DVDs, downloading photos from your camera or iPhone/iPad, installing Apps on your iPhone/iPad, cleaning viruses, computer tune ups or general questions you may have.
Wills & Personal Planning
We review and simplify some of the legal jargon used when making a Will. The workshop focusses on the legal rules for preparing Wills in B.C. As well, we review the steps needed to help you create your Will and review the duties of an executor, and pitfalls to avoid. Finally, the impact of what happens if you die without a Will is discussed. Pre-registration is required for this FREE Program.
Join us for an interactive session, where you can learn easy techniques that you can practice, to take care of yourself, relax and unwind so you can keep up and move while feeling you are in control of the situation. Unleash your inner artist using different materials to colour your favourite mandala, feeling centre and lighten. All materials included in fees.
Hearing health screening
Join Matthew Lam, a Hearing Instrument Practitioner from Expert Hearing Solutions, for a FREE hearing screening clinic. Clinics available in Cantonese. Each screening is 15 minutes.
Lets Enjoy Ikebana, Floral art for Beginners
Get a taste of power arrangement in Japanese style. Ikebana were not only elegant but could reflect the beauty of nature and the feelings in our heart. Ikebana starts from depiction of nature but not simply an imitation of nature. When we sense plant’s unspoken words and their silent movements we express our impressions through an art called Ikebana. Come, have fun and make an arrangement to take home.
Hand Knitted Cat Beds
Learn how to “knit” a cat bed using only your hands. No prior experience is necessary! All materials included.
More for the Core
Find yourself wondering what exactly the core is and how to strengthen it? This workshop will explain what the core consists of, its functions and movements and the basics of core training so that you can incorporate core strengthening exercises into your workout.
This floor-based workshop integrates flexibility exercises borrowed from yoga, physiotherapy and fitness domains. It incorporates mobilizations and stretches
in standing, lying and sitting positions on memory foam mats (or chairs). Small towels or yoga blocks are recommended for neck support. Transcendental music will shift participants into a relaxed & revitalized state, strengthening exercises into your workout.
Learn how to make your basic self-care products, toothpaste, deodorant and a face mask with ingredients that are safe for your body and the environment. Bring your own small containers. All materials included in fees.
The Path to Communication Accessibility
Hearing loss affects 1 in 10 Canadians and over 50% of seniors. Persons with hearing loss face daily challenges in all aspects of their lives and deal with issues of discrimination because of communication barriers. Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility is here to help! The Path to Communication Accessibility will focus on the latest communication devices that are leading-edge, easy to use and e effective for day-to-day communication. Pre-registration is required for this FREE Program.
PROM a day to RELIVE Dance Lessons
Join Irina Prodan as she takes you through the many dances of the Big Band era, getting you ready for our SENIORS WEEK: PROM and day to RELIVE. Irina Prodan is a certi ed Ballroom Dance instructor with more than 20 years of teaching experience, she will make you move to the beats with grace and musicality. Register NOW for these Free workshops, as spaces are guaranteed to fill up!
We have all witnessed the devastation that can be caused by earthquakes. We have seen how they can impact our family, our homes and our businesses. Living in Vancouver we do live in area that can be impacted by earthquakes, yet few of us take the time to prepare to ensure we are prepared. Join us to learn the basics of what is required to develop your emergency plan, how to connect with extended family, how to conduct a Hazard Hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes.
Senior Crime Prevention Education Outdoor Field Trip
It’s All About M.E.: Taking crime prevention education out of the classroom and onto the streets by taking seniors on eld trips. The eld trip addresses various crime and safety concerns including the following: Purse safety; tactical walking (safest place to walk); aggressive people; traffic safety.
This unique workshop focuses on basic and advanced techniques, aimed at beginners and experienced water colourists. It will focus on colour mixing and techniques to achieve texture, such as dry brush, splattering, scratching and use of salt. It will also delve into methods for correcting mistakes, and welcome those who wish to bring in previous paintings with errors they would like to know how to remedy. Paper & other supplies will be provided for those not wishing to use their own.
This workshop depicts the edge of an Aspen forest in a striking setting behind a grassy eld and some shrubbery. Photos and ran enlarged line drawing will be provided, including supplies for those not wishing to use their own.