Bob Prittie Metrotown Events

E.g., 2016-06-27
Friday May 27
9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Fridays, April 16 - June 24, 2016
*(No class on April 29 and May 20)*

Age 0-5 years

Languages: English, Mandarin and Cantonese

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling.

There are 2 classes:
The first class is from 9:30 - 11:00 am. The second class is from 11:00am - 12:30pm.
Each class has 9 sessions.

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch*

For more information call: Lynn Lin 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

Friday, May 27
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Drop in and enjoy two hours of knitting. Knit, crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group and everyone is welcome -- all ages, all skill levels.

Bring your own project, your yarn and needles, scissors and get started! Some yarn and needles are available for those who want to try knitting or crocheting for the first time.

Come by for some tea, conversation and knitting together.

Saturday, May 28
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children.

Saturdays, April 9 to May 28

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, May 28
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early! Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Spring Dates:
Saturdays, April 9 to April 30
Saturdays May 28 to June 25
*(No class on May 7, May 14 and May 21)*

Monday, May 30
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12 years)
Mondays May 30 - June 27, 2016, 10 - 12:00.

This is a supportive and educational series for parents of children ages 6 to 12 years. Understanding middle childhood development, encouraging social-emotional competency, responding to school and family life challenges, fostering positive peer relationships, communicating effectively, understanding temperament, and strategies for effective, positive discipline in the middle years will be covered. Parenting styles and coping with the stresses and strains of parenting will also be included.  The goal of this series is to provide parents with a forum to learn, to share and to discuss information and strategies to enrich their parenting experience.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Child care provided but SPACE LIMITED.

Phone 778.782.3548 or email infochld@sfu.ca to register.

www.informationchildren.com

Monday, May 30
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Many women find symptoms of perimenopause such as heavy flow, night sweat, sleep disturbances, decreases in sexual interest and energy challenging.  In this talk, Dr. Jerilynn Prior will discuss the changes of perimenopause, how to understand them, what we can do to better cope and in the end survive “estrogen’s storm season.”  

Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior, BA, MD, FRCPC, ABIM, ABEM is a Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UBC. She is the founder (2002) and Scientific Director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR). Autographed copies of Dr. Prior’s award-winning book Estrogen's Storm Season: Stories of Perimenopause will be available for sale with proceeds going to CeMCOR.

This event is free, but space is limited. To avoid disappointment please register online, or by calling 604-436-5400.

Friday June 3
9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Fridays, April 16 - June 24, 2016
*(No class on April 29 and May 20)*

Age 0-5 years

Languages: English, Mandarin and Cantonese

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling.

There are 2 classes:
The first class is from 9:30 - 11:00 am. The second class is from 11:00am - 12:30pm.
Each class has 9 sessions.

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch*

For more information call: Lynn Lin 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

Saturday, June 4
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

BikeBurnaby Public Library and PEDAL Our Community Bike present this program.

Come for a two hour session for an introduction to basic buke maintenance presented by experienced mechanic from Our Community Bikes, a nonprofit community bike shop operating since 1993 in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver.

We will be covering most types of mechanical process like, bearings and wheels, cable systems, and some basics mechanics such as troubleshotting mechanical breakdown, changing a flat tire, and other areas of basic maintenance.

This event is free, but space is limited. Please do not bring your bike.To avoid disappointments please register online or by calling 604-436-5400

Saturday, June 4
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early! Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Spring Dates:
Saturdays, April 9 to April 30
Saturdays May 28 to June 25
*(No class on May 7, May 14 and May 21)*

Monday, June 6
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12 years)
Mondays May 30 - June 27, 2016, 10 - 12:00.

This is a supportive and educational series for parents of children ages 6 to 12 years. Understanding middle childhood development, encouraging social-emotional competency, responding to school and family life challenges, fostering positive peer relationships, communicating effectively, understanding temperament, and strategies for effective, positive discipline in the middle years will be covered. Parenting styles and coping with the stresses and strains of parenting will also be included.  The goal of this series is to provide parents with a forum to learn, to share and to discuss information and strategies to enrich their parenting experience.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Child care provided but SPACE LIMITED.

Phone 778.782.3548 or email infochld@sfu.ca to register.

www.informationchildren.com

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