Featured Class: Puti Meditation
Puti meditation enhances physical and psychological health. It is energizing and calming for the heart, cultivates the mind and encourages positivity. Easy to learn for all. Registration is required, call 604-257-8333.
Instructor: Echo Guo
Wed Jan 8-Mar 25 6:30-9:00pm
Basement at Barclay Manor
Featured Class: “Try It Out” Open Mic
Nestled deep in the heart of the West End here’s a time to get cozy on a chilly evening and meet your neighbours in
a creative environment!The Try It Out Coffeehouse is a free, monthly Open Mic held in the lovely Victorian parlour at
Barclay Manor. Sign up is at 7 pm and it is first come first serve. Everyone gets 10 – 15 minutes (approximately three songs) depending on the size of the group. This is a time to share music, stories, poems, comedy, interpretive dance, etc or just listen! Open to all ages and abilities. As a friendly and supportive environment where everyone can “try out” ideas and projects, the Try it Out Open Mic has seen first time performers as young as five and seasoned performers who are – well – ageless! Lots of laughs, fun and even some inspiring moments. Come to listen or share. FREE!
Instructor: Barbara Shaw
Thu Jan 16 7:00-9:00pm
Thu Feb 20 7:00-9:00pm
Thu Mar 19 7:00-9:00pm
Piano Room at Barclay Manor
Featured Class: West End Writer’s Club
We welcome writers of all ages and experience. The West End Writers club provides a supportive atmosphere for writers to read work in progress and receive feedback. Please visit www.westendwriters.com for more information.
Wed Jan 8-Mar 25 7:00-9:30pm
Piano Room at Barclay Manor
Featured Class: Violin Lessons (5 yrs +) – NEW!
Join as a complete beginner or tune up your violin skills. Students of all ages and levels are welcome! Learn the violin in a supportive environment with a dedicated instructor, who will also provide you with information on how to get the appropriate size and type of violin. These 30 minute private lessons will be taught in English.
Instructor: Ali Nourbakhsh
Sun Sep 8-Dec 8 10:00am-2:30pm
240014-41 $322/14 sess
Thu Sep 12-Dec 12 9:00am-11:00am
241043-47 $322/14 sess
Featured Class: Animals, ABC’s and You! (3-5 yrs)
We will learn an animal themed story and song and enjoy alphabet based activities including games and crafts. Mistin is enthusiastic to share and transform her former elementary school teacher experience into an hour of interesting fun for everyone! Children will need to be fully potty trained. Drop-ins $10.00 if space permits.
Instructor: Mistin Wilkinson
Thu Sep 12-Nov 14 11:30am-12:30pm
239950 $93/10 sess
Organized by West End Neighbourhood Food Network, we share information, organize food and gardening workshops, save and give out seeds, produce the West End Urban Garden Calendar, explore possibilities for creating more gardening spaces in the West End, and engage in other food and gardening related activities. In addition, our WeBee pollinators group will be giving out Mason bee houses (while supplies last), and kids (of all ages) can take a picture with WeBee. Each month we hold a discussion/present a short talk or engage in a food and/or gardening related activity of interest to West Enders and others. April – Exploring the West End Urban Gardening Calendar, May – How to Create a Village in the City, June – Seed Packet Party. All ages welcome, whether you currently have a garden or not! Preceded by Village Vancouver’s and WENFN’s monthly Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (separate registration required).
Instructor: West End Food Network
Sun Sep 15 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sun Oct 20 2:30pm-3:30pm
Sun Nov 17 2:30pm-3:30pm
Rally-O is a sport based on the obedience practice of active warm-up
and freestyle exercises. It requires teamwork between dog and handler along with performance skills similar to obedience. The handler proceeds around a course of 10-20 designated stations with the dog in heel position. At each station, a sign provides instructions regarding the specific exercise required of the dog.
Wed Oct 23-Nov 27 7:40-8:40pm
238866 $179/ 6 sess
Join us for unstructured fun and organized play in a classroom setting with ECE trained staff. Parents can enroll their child in one or multiple days. Advance registration into the Little Sprout Preschool is given to families enrolled in this program. Post dated cheques or credit card must be submitted at time of registration. For more information about program or registration, please call Christina at
604-257-8464. This program does not run on seasonal/statutory holidays and school professional days. Registration for 2019-2020 is for children born in 2017 only.
$40 non-refundable reg. fee
Featured Class: Calligraphy
Calligraphy and handwriting for all skill levels. Learn about pens, inks, paper, layout and illumination. Practice different letter styles including: Italics, Copperplate, Roundhand, and Gothic. Learn to write numerals, ampersands and capital letters. Class supply list: lined or graph paper, pen, HB pencil, and white eraser. During the first day, we will discuss specialized pens and other supplies and you will have the opportunity to try different
pens, inks and papers. You will get information about suppliers and products for the next session where we will practice penmanship and layout. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.
Instructor: Angel Strehlen
Sun Oct 20-Oct 27 1:00-5:00pm
239709 $85/2 sess