2018 Workshop Calendar

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Call 604-257-8100 to confirm your space.

 

MARCH

 

Sports First Aid Course 16+yrs

Participants are introduced to sport injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include emergency planning and prevention of injuries, recognition and control of life-threatening situations and common sports injuries. *A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
Sa 10:00 am-6:00 pm Mar 3
135158 $94.50/1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council Of BC

Buying and Selling Real Estate 19+yrs

We all know that buying or selling real estate in Vancouver is a high-stakes enterprise. So understanding the way it works and knowing what to watch out for are keys to making informed decisions. We will review market conditions, the best markets for buying and selling, the steps in buying and selling a condo or a house, financing, all aspects of downsizing, and what you should expect from your Realtor® to ensure your interests are protected.Maureen Stout, Ph.D., is a Realtor® with Sutton Group West Coast Realty, and a former university professor and author. Paul Richard, MBA.
Tu 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Mar 6
145102 FREE

Health and Wholeness: Your Inheritance 19+yrs

Within this hour long presentation, participants will brainstorm the question “What is Health?” Traditional versus Western models of health will be examined and exercises to maintain health will be experienced. Elaine will propose that our inheritance is our Original Blueprint of Health according to the principles of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.
Th 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Mar 8
141250 FREE
Instructor: Elaine Hanson

Natural Skin and Hair Care 19+yrs

Struggling with eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? Using herbs, essential oils, organic butters and botanicals, to customize your own skincare! Improve the look of skin and hair naturally by creating a balancing body lotion, herbal shampoo, citrus hair spray and a moisture lip balm. Recipes on hair rinses, detanglers, conditioners, dandruff control treatment, and deep conditioners. ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED IN COURSE FEE.
Th 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Mar 8
144976 $45/1 sess
Instructor: Cheryl Theilade

World Music Workshop 19+yrs

World Music has become one of the main influences of popular music and culture today. We will play traditional instruments from Africa, Brazil and Cuba along with ensemble dynamics & melodic rhythm patterns. The participants will join David (facilitator) playing the instruments used in African Ceremonies & Brazilian Carnival. Then we will also learn basic dance movements and choreography. We will experience enjoyment, exploration, diversity: self-expression, culture, musical styles, music dynamics and a fun filled time.
Su 1:30 pm-2:30 pm Mar 18
144967 $5/1 sess
Instructor:David DiTomaso

Cross Structure Bookbinding 19+yrs

Cross Structure Bookbinding is based on a 16th century European technique. Tiny cuts on covers are used to secure the binding. This opens up creative possibilities. Each student will complete at least one softcover book ideal for sketching or journaling. No prior experience is necessary. All materials and tools will be provided. All supplies are vegan.
Sa 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Mar 24
145057 $52/1 sess
Instructor: Suzan Lee

 

APRIL

 

Kerrisdale Coffee Club: Beechwood Update 19+ yrs

The Beechwood aquifer breach: An update.Everyone is welcome! Free but please pre-register.
Tu 11:00 am-12:00 pm Apr 03
147427 Free

Let’s Enjoy Ikebana, Floral Art for Beginners 19+ yrs

Japanese Floral Art for beginners! Come and learn the basic of Ikebana with Ikenobo(oldest school of Ikebana in Japan). You will learn the history, theory and technique of Ikebana to appreciate the art. From finding the right floral materials, to making Ikebana arrangements in different styles. Each week an arrangement will be made to take home. Please bring floral scissors and a flat container. Course class includes kenzan and all flowers.
Su 10:30 am-12:30 pm Apr 08-May 27
153950 $273/8 sess
Instructor: Margaret Ng Yomitsuki

Short Story Workshop – Free Trial 19+ yrs

At this free workshop, learn what will be discussed at the full course. For example: Learn to develop an ear for description, characterization, and dialogue. Be inspired to use your feelings, truths, and experiences to write a piece that’s equally worthy of attention.
M 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Apr 09
152879 Free
Instructor: Joseph Sparovec

Concussion Management Workshop 16+ yrs

Certified Athletic Therapists will lead participants through best practices in understanding brain injury, sport risk factors, prevention techniques and concussion management guidelines. Participants will review on-field assessment techniques, the use of the SCAT 3 tool and return to play protocols. Participants will be given time for sport specific questions.This course is approved for 2.0 BCRPA Continuing Education Credits.
Tu 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Apr 10
150699 $26/1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council Of BC

Introduction to Chigiri-e Paper Art Workshop 16+ yrs

This course is designed for students to learn a new style of art called Chigiri-e. It is a Japanese art form in which washi – dyed handmade paper – is used to create beautiful pictures. Using rice glue, and by layering the paper, beautiful pictures resembling oil paintings are created. No art experience is needed to be successful in this course. The teacher (Leanne Lai Hildebrand) will guide you through the steps needed to make beautiful pictures.
Tu 10:30am-12:00pm Apr 10-Jun 19
157141 $31.50/11 sess
Instructor: Leanne Lai Hildebrandt

Downsizing: Real Estate Considerations 19+ yrs

This seminar is designed to provide the informaton you need to make informed real estate decisions related to downsizing, including how to sell your home and buy a new home suitable for your lifestyle. Topics include preparing your home for sale, pricing, the steps in the sale process. The buying process will be covered in detail, highlighting important differences between condo (strata) and single family home ownership. Other topics include market conditions and forecasts, optimizing timing of selling and buying, and rent backs. Bring your questions!Maureen Stout, Ph.D., is a Realtor® with Sutton Group West Coast Realty, and a former university professor and author. Paul Richard, MBA, is a former CEO and business coach. Everyone is welcome! Free but please pre-register.
W 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Apr 11
152949 Free

Trays and Boxes Bookbinding 19+ yrs

Learn to make decorative trays and boxes that are beautiful and functional using bookbinding techniques. Organize or hide clutter with trays and boxes for keys, loose objects, makeup, jewelry that accent piece. Make one for every need, day or for special or festive occasions. All tools and materials are provided. All materials are vegan.
Sa 12:00 pm-3:30 pm Apr 14
153954 $60/ 1 sess
Instructor: Suzan Lee

Short Story Workshop – Full Course 19+ yrs

Each week, we’ll read and discuss a recently published short story. We’ll also consider it from a writer’s point of view, i.e., Why was this written and selected for publication? Learn to develop an ear for description, characterization, and dialogue. Be inspired to use your feelings, truths, and experiences to write a piece that’s equally worthy of attention. More info sparrowpr1@gmail.com.
M 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Apr 16-Jun 11
152880 $56/9 sess Adult Rate $66
Instructor: Joseph Sparovec

Meet B.C. Seniors Advocate – Isobel Mackenzie 19+ yrs

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie will share research and issues affecting seniors in B.C. across a number of areas including income, housing, home support, and health care. The Advocate will highlight the work of her office in highlighting where services and supports for seniors need to be improved and will share helpful resources for seniors and their caregivers. Free but please pre-register.
Tu 10:00 am-11:15 am Apr 17
15920 Free

Arm Knitting 16+ yrs

Would you like to make a DIY project for a handmade gift or for yourself? Learn the new and trending concept of “arm knitting” to make a “30 minute infinity scarf” using only yarn and your two arms! You will have a complete project done by the end of the class. Materials and instruction included in the fee.
Sa 10:00 am-1:00 pm Apr 28
149675 $35/1 sess
Instructor: Karen Lam

 

MAY

 

Kerrisdale Coffee Club May: Cryptonomics 19+ yrs

Cryptonomics: Understanding the cryptocurrency revolution.Everyone is welcome! Free but please pre-register.
Tu 11:00 am-12:00 pm May 01
147428 Free

Buying and Selling Real Estate 19+ yrs

Buying or selling real estate in Vancouver is a high-stakes enterprise. But it is also complex, so understanding the way it works and knowing what to watch out for are keys to making informed decisions. In this seminar, we’ll review market conditions, the steps in buying or selling a condo or a house, financing, all aspects of downsizing, and what you should expect from your Realtor® to ensure your interests are protected. Please note this is an educational seminar not a sales seminar. Maureen Stout, Ph.D., is a Realtor® with Sutton Group West Coast Realty, and a former university professor and author. Paul Richard, MBA, is a former CEO and business coach.
Th 7:00 pm-9:00 pm May 03
152945 Free

Athletic Taping Course16+ yrs

Certified Athletic Therapists will cover taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. Safety considerations, preventative and supportive techniques will be discussed. Participants will be introduced to procedures for the ankle, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, fingers and thumb. *A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 BCRPA, and 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
Sa 10:00 am-6:00 pm May 05
150700 $160/1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council Of BC

The Pelvic Floor Series: Bladder Health 19+ yrs

Join Naomi Wolfman, Continence RN for a new an exciting and informative course focused on empowering women and men to fulfill their deepest potential related to the function of their pelvic floor. It is required to participate in the first class.
Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am May 05-May 19
153393 $59/3 sess
Instructor: Naomi Wolfman

Hearing Health 19+ yrs

In this free presentation, Dr. Katarina Vavrovicova will discuss hearing health. Topics covered include:· Recognize the early signs of hearing loss· Understand the importance of early detection· Know the types of hearing loss? The link between hearing loss and dementia Information will be clear and easy to understand.
W 11:00 am-12:00 pm May 16
153589 Free

Poetry Chapbook Bookbinding 19+ yrs

Learn to make a hardcover book ideal for short stories, poetry or illustrations. Whether you are an inspiring writer, poet or artist, a chapbook can encase your own precious works or those of others that inspire you. No prior experience is necessary. All tools and materials are provided. All materials are vegan.
Su 12:00 pm-3:00 pm May 20
153958 $52/1 sess
Instructor: Suzan Lee

The Pelvic Floor Exercise Routine 19+ yrs

Join Naomi Wolfman, Continence RN for this workshop where you will strengthen your pelvic floor with a mat and upright exercises! Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Please note change of course date from brochure.
Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am May 26-Jun 09
153394 $59/3 sess
Instructor: Naomi Wolfman

When disaster strikes – where will you go?  What will you do?

The Kerrisdale Seniors Centre will be home to a simulated emergency reception centre run by trained Emergency Social Services (ESS) volunteers.  ESS Volunteers will set up a Reception and Group Lodging Centres  for the residents of Vancouver in the event of an emergency.  Evacuees who need assistance will be provided with the basic services they need such as food, clothing, lodging, pet services, registration and family reunification to mention a few. For this exercise anyone can join in, just come between 11am – 1pm to learn how you can get involved with ESS or volunteer to take on the role of an evacuee and see how the process works.
Su 11:00 am- 1:00 pm May 27

 

JUNE

 

Concertina Bookbinding 19+ yrs

Learn to create an accordion hardcover book to showcase multiple pages of text and/or images. The “accordion fold” construction allows the book lay flat or wide open like a paper screen. Rich in creative possibilities, a concertina or accordion bookbinding can be both practical and beautiful. No prior experience is necessary. All tools and materials are provided. All materials are vegan.
Sa 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Jun 16
153958 $52/1 sess
Instructor: Suzan Lee

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