Bob Prittie Metrotown Events

E.g., 2016-02-11
Thursday, February 11
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Thursdays, January 28 to March 10

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Friday, February 12
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Age: 3 to 5 years

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and dancing - perfect for kids who love books and might even sit still for them! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to play together, read together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Saturdays, January 16 to March 15

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 13
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to 2 ½ years.

Join us for lively songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

Saturdays, January 16 to March 12

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 13
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, January 16 to March 5

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 13
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. Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Monday, February 15
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Aimed at parents of children aged 6 months to 5 years.

In this interactive series, Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children's misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn taking are a few examples of topics that can be included.

Mondays, January 25 to March 7 (6 sessions - no session on Family Day February 8)

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register online, or contact Information Children at 778-782-3548.

Tuesday, February 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays, January 10 to March 1

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, February 16
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays, January 10 to March 1

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, February 16
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Popular family doctor and Burnaby Now columnist Dr. Davidicus Wong will discuss:

  • How to work with your doctor to achieve your goals.
  • The key information you need to know about every prescription, test and treatment
  • What you should know about your medical history
  • Screening tests- What tests do you need and when.

This talk is part of the Burnaby Division of Family Practice's Empowering Patients series. The
presentation is free but registration is required, since space is limited. Please register online or phone
the Metrotown branch at 604-436-5400.

Wednesday, February 17
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: walkers to 2 ½ years.

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

Wednesdays, January 13 to February 24

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

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