Life Skills

Develop life skills.

Expectant and new parents! Join us to hear from a panel of moms who have been parenting for years, and ask questions about having a new/growing family.

Women of diverse backgrounds will share their parenting experiences, stories and tips in an authentic and supportive way to ease you into a major step in your life. They will talk about the highs and lows of raising their children, and share what it has been like to leave their career and stay at home, go back to work or do a little bit of both at different times.

Register online or at 604-984-2086, ext. 8144. 

You'll learn more about caring for your children, yourself, your career, and home. You may even meet kindred spirits in the community to befriend and support.

Facilitator Jitka Holt, is a mom of two, a wife and a certified change consultant and coach. For almost 20 years she has been helping individuals and organizations navigate changes and transitions. She continues to learn, both from 

Location:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In this session, you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system.

  • Can relieve chronic ailments
  • Can relieve back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension
  • Strengthens the spine
  • Takes only 5-10 minutes to practice daily

Designed by Sadhguru, a self- realized yogi and foremost authority in the field of yoga.

This session will be conducted by a trained Isha facilitator, after which ongoing online support will also be available.

No prior experience with yoga is necessary.

Ages 7 and up

This session is brought to you by Isha Foundation, an international non-profit aimed to bring well-being to everyone through yoga and meditation.

Register online or at 604-604-987-4471, ext. 8175

Location:
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

“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
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Survive Outside—A Guide to Outdoor Safety Augment your basic outdoor survival knowledge by taking the “Survive Outside – A Guide to Outdoor Safety” program offered by AdventureSmart.

This brief presenter-led classroom program is targeted toward novice outdoor enthusiasts, youth groups, and everyone – young and old - interested in learning introductory outdoor survival practices from highly-experienced SAR volunteers and AdventureSmart team members.

In the Survive Outside program, you will learn about SAR in your region; Trip Planning, Training and Taking the Essentials, and other outdoor travel tips. Our seasoned, knowledgeable instructors help you tie everything together with scenarios and analyses of real-life SAR experiences.

Register online or at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Are you prepared for a natural disaster? Do you have what you need to survive and recover?

On October 19 at 10:19 a.m., millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. You can register to participate at www.shakeoutbc.ca.

Join North Shore Emergency Management for a special presentation on preparedness, focusing on the specific needs of any individual disaster. You’ll get the information and support you need to create a personal emergency plan and kit to help you survive and recover from a hazard or disaster.

Presented by North Shore Emergency Management.

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

Location:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

“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
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm
 

Join us for another session learning Isha Kriya!

In this one hour session, you will learn Isha Kriya, a simple 12-18 minute practice, to help you to become meditative effortlessly.

Attain health, clarity, and joy.  Isha Kriya does not require any previous experience with meditation and can be done sitting in a chair.

 

Designed by Sadhguru, a realized yogi and a foremost authority in the field of yoga.

Sessions will be conducted by a trained instructor, after which going online support will also be available.

 

Ages 12 & up

 

This session is brought to you by Isha foundation, an international non-profit aimed to bring well-being to everyone through yoga and meditation.

 

Register by clicking REGISTER above, or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Presented by AdventureSmart.

There has been a drastic increase in popularity of recreational paddling. We want to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of those who want to paddle, and make them better paddlers. 

This presentation is designed for youth and adults who want to paddle, whether it is using stand-up paddleboards, kayaks or canoes. Topics include trip planning, training and taking the essentials for water based activities. 

Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

A workshop on how to make your passing easier on those you love.

Join us for an informative workshop on planning your final wishes! Most families are poorly prepared and have little idea of the decisions, the work and the costs for making final arrangements at the time of need.  Funeral and Cemetery Advisor Frederick Margel will share information you can use to reduce your family’s burden, pressure and cost of arranging a funeral, cremation or burial. Cemetery options and costs for North Shore residents.

Checklists and planning forms provided.

Register here online or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

With your intuition well developed, you can make decisions more easily. You have greater access to your creativity and have guidance on where to go in your life and work. With the information overload of today’s society and your mind’s constant chatter, it is hard to focus on insight, direction and clarity. Stop being fearful of making the wrong decision.  Expand your inner guidance and let your intuition work for you.

Join Fenneke Tjallingii-Brocken in this workshop to:

•      learn why intuition as a resource is so important

•      learn to recognize and trust your inner wisdom and compass

•      practice practical exercises and mindfulness to connect with your intuition

•      know how to apply your intuition in life and work

 

This workshop is for everyone who wants to be more intuitive. It is a great workshop if you want to gain access to your inner wisdom, make decisions more easily and gain clarity around the purpose and direction of your life.

 

Fenneke Tjallingii-Brocken MSc, CPCC, is a certified professional coach who applies mindfulness and meditation techniques. Fenneke believes that the key to thrive and create success is fully being who you are. She works with clients one-on-one and facilitates workshops to help people create lasting intuition and stress management tools, apply discipline to enhance focus and build authentic relationships. Drawing from her multidisciplinary background as Marine Biologist and Kundalini Yoga Teacher with 17 years of experience with mindfulness and meditation, she provides a holistic approach to come alive and step into your greatness to make a difference in the world. Fenneke is of Dutch origin and has lived in Africa. She is a wife and mother of two wonderful children.

Register online, or call us at 604-929-3727 ext.8166

Location:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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