Dance at Dusk

Join us at Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park for some free, fun-filled entertainment!

Learn some new dances – come and dance in beautiful Stanley Park.
No partner necessary. All ages and levels welcome, instruction is provided. Weather permitting.

Ceperley Meadow is located in Stanley Park. Enter on Beach Avenue, left at the first parking lot, near the fire engine by Second Beach Pool.

Monday, June 12 to August 28, 2017

7:00-9:00pm – Royal Scottish Country Dance

Lively dancing to the great music of Scotland – pipes, drums accordions and ddles. You can have lots of fun and get plenty of exercise dancing with members of the Scottish Country Dance Community. Kilts and tartans optional.
Info: 604-922-6842 or 604-224-6751

Tuesday, June 13 to August 29, 2017

7:00-9:00pm – Vancouver International Folk Dancers

Vancouver International Folk Dancers will lead you in line and circle dances from Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. Everyone is welcome. Info: 604-732-9652 or www.vcn.bc.ca/vifd

Music in the Park

Haywood Bandstand in Alexandra Park

1175 Beach Avenue at Bidwell.

Celebrating Hayward Bandstands 104 years of community performances from 1914-2017.

Please remember to bring a picnic and enjoy these free performances. All ages entertainment, everybody welcome.

Sunday, June 25 1:00-3:00pm

Deanna Knight & The Hot Club of Mars

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, July 1, 2017.

Sunday, July 9 1:00-3:00pm

Silk Road Music

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Sunday, July 16 1:00-3:00pm

Murfitt and Main

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Sunday, July 23 1:00-3:00pm

SouthVan Big Band

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Sunday, August 13 1:00-3:00pm

Rio Samaya Band

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, August 19, 2017.

Sunday, August 20 1:00-3:00pm

Lonesome Sinners

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Sunday, August 27 1:00-3:00pm

Patrizia Coletta

In case of rain, performance rescheduled to Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Hawaiian Luau

Thu Aug 3 1:30-3:00pm

Aloha! Time to enjoy summer as though we were in tropical Hawaii. Put on your grass skirts, tacky shirts or lei’s and come join us for an afternoon of dance and delicious food! (Grass skirt not mandatory). Enjoy a live performance by Spirit of the South Seas, great food, and friendly company! This event is co-hosted by WESN and WECCA. Please pre-register by Aug 1. No refunds after Aug 1.

116235 $9/1 sess
Garden Area at Barclay Manor

Looking for Summer Day Camp Leaders – Junior and Senior

Summer 2017

The West End & Coal Harbour Community Centres are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to plan, lead and implement our Summer Day Camp programs for children ages 3 to 13 years.

Qualifications:

– Experience working in a day camp or related setting as a leader or volunteer
– Strong knowledge of age-appropriate activities & out trips for children ages 3 to 13 years
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Demonstrated leadership & problem solving skills
– Familiarity with working within a budget and tracking expenses
– Demonstrated administrative skills in program planning, word processing and reporting
– Current First Aid/CPR certification
– Ability to work independently and within a team
– Ability & willingness to work within a culturally, economically and socially diverse community

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Providing direct leadership, supervision and instruction to Day Camp participants
– Planning, promoting and implementing age-appropriate activities (ie. arts & crafts, games, out-trips) that fit with the weekly theme developed by the Day Camp Managers
– Providing a safe, educational and engaging environment
– Working cooperatively with and being a positive role model to fellow staff and volunteers
– Tracking & reporting petty cash usage on a weekly basis
– Liasing & working with Recreation Staff at the West End & Coal Harbour Community Centres to ensure the efficient operation of Day Camp programs
– Collecting information for medical & waiver forms from participants each week and ensuring that the sign-in &sign-out of children each day is conducted in a safe & efficient manner
– Preparing and submitting feedback for the Day Camps & providing recommendations for future programs

 West Coal – Coal Harbour Junior Senior Leader Posting 2017 – extended

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