Education Classes

 

Foundations of Investing

This seminar is geared toward people who want a clearer understanding of investment fundamentals. Presenter is a financial advisor with 20 years of industry experience. Please pre-register.

Instructor: Andrew Thiessen from Edward Jones

Thu Apr 23 7:00-8:00pm
270929 FREE
Activity Room

Sheer Beauty with Minerals

Make mineral makeup for a fraction of the cost? Using earth elements, butters, oils, waxes, and pre blended bases, learn how to make your own mineral makeup! PLUS, contains natural sun protection properties. Make a lip gloss (wand applicator), moisturizing lipstick, mineral face powder, and mineral eye shadow. Learn alternatives to toxic chemicals that are in mainstream cosmetics. Discussions on blending colours, mineral make up benefits and ingredient knowledge. Also receive recipes on liquid foundation and makeup remover. ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED IN COURSE FEE.

Instructor: Cheryl Theilade

Tue Jun 9 6:30-9:30pm
270950 $51/1 sess
Arts and Crafts Room

Women’s Personal Safety Workshop

The VPD Women’s Personal Safety Team invites women to participate in a unique program that educates women about personal safety. Workshops are taught by an all-female police instructor team. Through theory and practical exercises, women learn concepts and skills regarding crime prevention and effectively dealing with violent encounters.**The workshop is open to women, minimum age of 16 years. Anyone under 18 years must come with a parent to sign their waiver. ****This workshop is designed to be easily learned and remembered by women with little or no tactical training.**

Instructor: West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre
Fri May 8 6:30-8:30pm
271137 FREE
Gymnasium

Preparing Your Estate Plan NEW!

Script your family’s future: Why you need an estate plan. This seminar will help individuals understand the important role a well-executed estate plan can play in ensuring their strategy remains aligned with their goals. Please pre-register.

Instructor: Andrew Thiessen Edward Jones
Sat May 9 2:00-3:00pm
270931 FREE
Activity Room

NEPP Earthquake Preparedness – Apartment Living

This session is for the apartment/condo dwellers – who have unique challenges when preparing for emergencies or disasters. Vancouver is at risk of earthquakes and as such, we all need to do our part to be prepared. This session covers what is required to develop your emergency plan, how to conduct a hazard hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes when you live in an apartment or strata. Come to this FREE workshop to learn how to prepare! Please pre-register.

Instructor: NEPP Volunteer
Wed May 6 7:30-9:00pm
275126 Free
Multipurpose Room

NEPP Earthquake Emergency Preparedness – For You and Your Pets

In Vancouver, we know we live in area that could be impacted by a massive earthquake. The key to preparedness is ensuring you are prepared. But what about our pets…we saw in Hurricane Katrina that people refused to evacuate if they could not take their pets with them. Learn what you can do to ensure both you and your pets are prepared for any type of emergency or disaster you may be faced with. Come to this FREE workshop to learn how to prepare! Please pre-register.

Instructor: NEPP Volunteer
Thu Jun 25 7:00-8:30pm
257127 Free
Activity Room

Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts

This seminar teaches basic information to help investors evaluate if stocks fit into their overall strategy. Discuss common versus preferred stock, dividends, investment strategy and different ways to own stock. Presenter is a financial advisor with 20 years of industry experience. Please pre-register.

Instructor: Andrew Thiessen Edward Jones

Thu May 28 7:00-8:00pm
270930 FREE
Activity Room

ESL: Fun and Fluency in English for Intermediates

This course is primarily a speaking course designed to assist in oral communication skills and build the confidence and fluency of intermediate-level learners. Increase vocabulary and improve overall language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening through varying activities in a comfortable environment. Develop a linguistic understanding of Canadian English by participating in pronunciation, conversations, and interactive speaking tasks and other learning activities. These communications basics will help students express ideas in a clear manner. Furthermore, the course will advance an understanding of cultural references related to studying, working, and living in a Canadian context. Error corrections will be given. Drop-in $21, space permitting.

Thu Apr 16-Jun 18 8:00-9:30pm
270956 $177/10 sess
Meeting Room

ESL: Laugh and Learn in English for Beginners

The course objective is to build a foundation in basic English skills in order to progress into an intermediate level. Build vocabulary and confidence through varying activities in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a comfortable environment. Develop an understanding of Canadian English by participating in pronunciation, conversations, and interactive speaking tasks and other learning activities. These communications basics will help to express ideas in a clear manner. In addition, improve understanding of some cultural references related to Canada. Error corrections will be given. Drop-in $21, space permitting.

Instructor: Christina Glover

Thu Apr 16-Jun 18 6:30-8:00pm
270957 $177/10 sess
Meeting Room

 

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