An Intro to Personal Style and Branding

An Intro to Personal Style and Branding

Are you frustrated with your job search? Is networking not working or new clients and referrals difficult to come by? Whatever you’re doing, either socially or professionally, others’ first impressions of you can literally make or break your success. Learn the skills you need to succeed such as: captivating your audience, improving your communications on & offline, and getting your emails answered. Find out why it’s more critical than ever to develop your own personal style brand to stand out from the crowd. Go beyond just getting noticed and be remembered!

Instructor: Jude Gorgopa,
reinvention consultant, multicertified coach, & Founder of Clout Et Cetera & The Fundamentals of Clout with over 20 years of international experience.
Sat Feb 18-Feb 25 1:00-3:30pm
87206 $65/2 sess
Meeting Room 3
West End Community Centre

Teen Stick and Puck

Teen Stick and Puck

The West End Community Centre’s Teen Stick and Puck program requires full equipment, including cage helmet. All levels are welcome, and basics ice skating skills are recommended. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes before the start of the session at the front office. WECCA membership required. Skates are included in the drop-in fee. For more information, call the Youth Worker at 604 718 6210

Fridays, January 6-March 3
4:15 to 5:00pm $3/drop-in
West End Community Centre

Playtime (children under 5)

Playtime (children under 5)

Your child will love running, tumbling and riding on bikes and cars! Parent participation is required. Parents are requested to assist with set-up and take down of play equipment. A child that can crawl must pay the drop-in fee. Drop-in program; no registration necessary. No program Jan 21 & 30, Feb 13, March 13-25.

Jan 2-Mar 31
M/Th/F Playtime 9:30-11:30am
Tue Playtime 9:15-11:15am
Wed Bouncy Castle 3:00-5:00pm
Sat Playtime 9:30-11:00am
West End Community Centre

West End Writer’s Club

West End Writer’s Club

All ages are welcome. The West End Writers Club provides a group atmosphere for beginning, emerging and published writers to critique works-in-progress by reading and receiving feedback. We occasionally run a writing contest, as well as host guest speakers. Please visit www.westendwriters.com for more information.

Wed Jan 4-Mar 29 7:00-9:30pm
Piano Room at Barclay Manor

Vancouver Speakers and Leaders

Vancouver Speakers and Leaders

Do you get nervous when trying to speak to a large group of people? Why not work on your public speaking skills? The Vancouver Speakers and Leaders is a dynamic club full of interesting and diverse people who practice public speaking. For more information contact Eric at 778- 985-9321.

Tue Jan 3-Mar 28 7:00-9:00pm
Basement at Barclay Manor

Watercolour Painting

Watercolour Painting

This program for older adults will give you the chance to learn to apply watercolour painting by exploring the medium’s full potential. Learn to use water, paper, colour, and brushes to create an endless variety of tones and atmosphere in your painting. We will focus on landscape painting techniques and studies of nature (flowers). Mohammad has over 30 years experience in teaching drawing and painting at his own Atashzad Academy of Art. He has published in colour more than 500 water colour paintings such as greeting cards, posters, albums, and books. www.atashzad.com (Supplies are not included, supply list available upon registration). $15 drop in.

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad
Thu Jan 12-Mar 2 11:15am-1:15pm
88010 $96/8 sess
Basement at Barclay Manor

Teen Immigrant Buddy Program (13-18 yrs)

Teen Immigrant Buddy Program (13-18 yrs)

Are you a recent new immigrant or refugee youth living in Canada? This program is for you! This Free program is open to all teens going to King George Secondary or living in the West End. The Teen Buddy Program connects new immigrant youth to the West End (Buddies) with peers who are familiar with the city (Hosts). New immigrants have a smoother shift into life in the West End and hosts open their minds to the vibrant cultures which surround them. The program runs Thursday’s during the school year and involves weekly lounge and lunch sessions as well as a variety of activities such as: movies, bowling and other great out trips.

If you are interested in joining or want more information, please contact the Community Youth Worker in the Youth Office at 604.718.6210 for more information.

Thursdays January 19-March 9