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.

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

Nutrition workshops

Register today for one of our spring nutrition workshops. Topics include ‘To Detox or Not,’ breaking up with sugar, chronic stress, leaky gut and weight loss.

Fighting Chronic Stress/Adrenal Fatigue

Thursday, June 15th
7:00pm – 8:00pm
$15/1 sess

Five Secrets to Lose Weight Naturally

Thursday, June 22nd
7:00pm – 8:00pm
$15/1 sess

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

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