Being Creative

Explore your creativity!

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join this pilot program and trace your roots!
 
Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.
 
Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.
 
No registration required. 
Location:
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

“Stories are the result of what happens in a writing workshop environment, learning to discover one’s inner voice.” Attend this FREE creative writing workshop!

Join Una Bruhns and Deborah Kelly in a creative writing adventure. Encourage your creativity through prompts, stories, vignettes, poems, musings and haiku. Slices of lives and experiences by topic and tone in everyday living. All levels welcome.

Drop in! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 for information.

Location:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes! 

Get together with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we’ll select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick recipes you’d like to try out.  At the meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe!

Next Meetings:

The cookbooks will be kept at the Information desk  for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try-just ask staff at the Information desk.  All are welcome to join us for this drop-in Club-there’s no registration required. 

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!


No registration required. Drop in! For more information contact Jean at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Culture Days is an annual celebration of ARTS & CULTURE. At CULTURE CRAM you can enjoy a jam-packed day filled with dance, music, art, and of course, stories! 
 
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm: Zoroastrians Exhibit in the Lynn Valley Library Fireplace Lounge 
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm: Dances of Polynesia with the Spirit of the South Seas Dancers in the Lynn Valley Community Room
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm: Tibetan Bowl Singing with Megha Shakya  in the Lynn Valley Community Room
No registration required! All events are FREE. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8176 for more information. 
Location:
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and North Shore Writers Association executive member will lead you through a series of Pranayama (breathing) and asanas (yoga postures) to open channels that allows creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and enjoy writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core.

This is a monthly program that runs the first Tuesday of each month

Andrea P.L. Winterbottom digs in the sandbox of her childhood for truth, meaning and marbles. She coordinates a meals program for seniors and teaches Brain Fitness and Hatha yoga in the community. Andrea was shortlisted as a non-fiction
finalist for the B.C. Federation of Writers.

Free. No registration required. For more information, call us at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join this pilot program and trace your roots!

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

No registration required. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

You are invited to join us for an exciting evening of Open Mic Poetry Reading!

Learn how to write a Haiku, engage with an audience and get friendly feedback on your work. Raffle and refreshments will be provided! Open to both established and emerging writers. ALL AGE GROUPS WELCOME. Hosted by: Una Bruhns & Deborah L Kelly. Drop-ins welcome.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

E komo mai... Come to Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands and New Zealand!

Learn about the historical and cultural background of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori dance, then learn to do the dances themselves, all to the rhythm of the South Seas. You’ll be encouraged to try out some implements to accompany the music, all with the assistance of experienced dancers and musicians. For all ages from 4 to 99— you may surprise yourselves.

At each weekly session, you will learn about, and get the opportunity to try, and new dance.

hawaiiandance.com

Location:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

“Stories are the result of what happens in a writing workshop environment, learning to discover one’s inner voice.” Attend this FREE creative writing workshop!

Join Una Bruhns and Deborah Kelly in a creative writing adventure. Encourage your creativity through prompts, stories, vignettes, poems, musings and haiku. Slices of lives and experiences by topic and tone in everyday living. All levels welcome.

Drop in! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 for information.

Location:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes! 

Get together with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we’ll select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick recipes you’d like to try out.  At the meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe!

Next Meetings:

The cookbooks will be kept at the Information desk  for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try-just ask staff at the Information desk.  All are welcome to join us for this drop-in Club-there’s no registration required. 

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!


No registration required. Drop in! For more information contact Jean at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join this pilot program and trace your roots!
 
Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.
 
Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.
 
No registration required. 
Location:
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join this pilot program and trace your roots!

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

No registration required. 

Location:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and North Shore Writers Association executive member will lead you through a series of Pranayama (breathing) and asanas (yoga postures) to open channels that allows creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and enjoy writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core.

This is a monthly program that runs the first Tuesday of each month

Andrea P.L. Winterbottom digs in the sandbox of her childhood for truth, meaning and marbles. She coordinates a meals program for seniors and teaches Brain Fitness and Hatha yoga in the community. Andrea was shortlisted as a non-fiction
finalist for the B.C. Federation of Writers.

Free. No registration required. For more information, call us at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You are invited to join us for an exciting evening of Open Mic Poetry Reading!

Learn how to write a Haiku, engage with an audience and get friendly feedback on your work. Raffle and refreshments will be provided! Open to both established and emerging writers. ALL AGE GROUPS WELCOME. Hosted by: Una Bruhns & Deborah L Kelly. Drop-ins welcome.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

E komo mai... Come to Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands and New Zealand!

Learn about the historical and cultural background of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori dance, then learn to do the dances themselves, all to the rhythm of the South Seas. You’ll be encouraged to try out some implements to accompany the music, all with the assistance of experienced dancers and musicians. For all ages from 4 to 99— you may surprise yourselves.

At each weekly session, you will learn about, and get the opportunity to try, and new dance.

hawaiiandance.com

Location:
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Have an interest in world affairs? Join moderator Michael Wood for lively discussions on global topics. Here's what we're talking about this month: 

Wednesday, November 15

1. It’s been said that Russia's economy is slowly dissolving. How will President Vladimir Putin respond?
2. Canada is a "resource Costco" to the world. How long can this continue?  Then what?
3. Open discussions— what do YOU think is important to discuss?

Michael is a retired businessman, who worked around the globe, and is passionate about world affairs.

Register online by clicking register above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes! 

Get together with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we’ll select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick recipes you’d like to try out.  At the meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe!

Next Meetings:

The cookbooks will be kept at the Information desk  for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try-just ask staff at the Information desk.  All are welcome to join us for this drop-in Club-there’s no registration required. 

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!


No registration required. Drop in! For more information contact Jean at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join this pilot program and trace your roots!
 
Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.
 
Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.
 
No registration required. 
Location:
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

“Stories are the result of what happens in a writing workshop environment, learning to discover one’s inner voice.” Attend this FREE creative writing workshop!

Join Una Bruhns and Deborah Kelly in a creative writing adventure. Encourage your creativity through prompts, stories, vignettes, poems, musings and haiku. Slices of lives and experiences by topic and tone in everyday living. All levels welcome.

Drop in! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 for information.

Location:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

E komo mai... Come to Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands and New Zealand!

Learn about the historical and cultural background of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori dance, then learn to do the dances themselves, all to the rhythm of the South Seas. You’ll be encouraged to try out some implements to accompany the music, all with the assistance of experienced dancers and musicians. For all ages from 4 to 99— you may surprise yourselves.

At each weekly session, you will learn about, and get the opportunity to try, and new dance.

hawaiiandance.com

Location:
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and North Shore Writers Association executive member will lead you through a series of Pranayama (breathing) and asanas (yoga postures) to open channels that allows creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and enjoy writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core.

This is a monthly program that runs the first Tuesday of each month

Andrea P.L. Winterbottom digs in the sandbox of her childhood for truth, meaning and marbles. She coordinates a meals program for seniors and teaches Brain Fitness and Hatha yoga in the community. Andrea was shortlisted as a non-fiction
finalist for the B.C. Federation of Writers.

Free. No registration required. For more information, call us at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and North Shore Writers Association executive member will lead you through a series of Pranayama (breathing) and asanas (yoga postures) to open channels that allows creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and enjoy writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core.

This is a monthly program that runs the first Tuesday of each month

Andrea P.L. Winterbottom digs in the sandbox of her childhood for truth, meaning and marbles. She coordinates a meals program for seniors and teaches Brain Fitness and Hatha yoga in the community. Andrea was shortlisted as a non-fiction
finalist for the B.C. Federation of Writers.

Free. No registration required. For more information, call us at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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