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Grease, the Musical! for Stroke Survivors

Eavan Sinden

The Stroke Recovery Association of B.C. presents Grease, the Musical! This creative arts program, run by a Speech-Language Pathologist, is designed specifically for stroke survivors, especially people living with aphasia after stroke. The program will focus on singing and movement, while also providing scripts to practice scenes from the well-known musical, Grease. No prior experience in the creative arts is required and all are welcome. (Verification of stroke and/or Aphasia may be required). The program will run every Saturday from 12 – 2 PM starting January 13 and will culminate in a performance on June 2.

Sat 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Jan 13 – Jun 2
$95.24/20 sessions


Cedar Weaving Bracelet Workshop

Todd DeVries

In the Haida and many Northwest Coast cultures, cedar is referred to as the tree of life. Many of our teachings come from the cedar tree; there is a lot to learn from her. Participants will learn our traditional knowledge of cedar, including the historical and spiritual importance of cedar and the steps of harvesting cedar bark. You will learn how to weave cedar bark into a beautiful bracelet that you can take home with you. Great for families! All supplies included.

Wed 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Mar 21
$28.57/1 session



Aromatherapy & the Art of Blending

Cheryl Theilade

Aromatic Essences derived from portions of the plants – discover the alternative form of healing! Learn the top ten essential oils, their therapeutic properties and how to safely and effectively use them everyday. Discuss creating your own essential oil medicine cabinet. In class, create blends for lymphatic drainage, scarring, acne and other ailments. In class, make and take home a personal synergy (blend), a roll-on, massage oil, a solid scent perfume, and a perfume spray. Recipes and blends provided. All supplies included in course fees.

Mon 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Feb 26



Sylvanna Baugh

Knitting class for knitters of all levels. Beginners, learn to knit from cast on to cast off. Intermediate knitters, bring in your projects for guidance through each step.

Thu 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Jan 11 – Feb 1
$80/4 sessions


Thu 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Feb 8 – Mar 1
$80/4 sessions


Self-Care Programme for Women

Rachel Fanshawe

Come and join my 10 week self-care programme to reboot your health for 2018! Can you picture yourself a little less stressed with a great morning routine and some balance between work, life and play? Then this is for you! Workshops will include topics on stress management, mindfulness meditation, nutrition, sleep, de-cluttering, fitness, home environment, cultivating a positive mindset and so much more!

Mon 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Jan 15 – Mar 26*
$150/10 sessions (*no class Feb 12)


Earthquake Preparedness Personal & Family

City Of Vancouver NEPP

This session covers what is required to develop your family emergency plan, how to conduct a “Home Hazard” Hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes. FREE, pre-registration necessary.

Thu 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Mar 29