MOSAIC December 2019 – January 15, 2020 free community activities

Canadian Citizenship Preparation

Join us for a two-day workshop to prepare for Canadian citizenship! The sessions will be facilitated by MOSAIC staff. We will talk about topics such as Canada’s history, symbols, government and geography, as well as the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Free service. Registration required.

¸ December 6 & 13, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

þ Tommy Douglas Burnaby Public Library, 7311 Kingsway

‘ Sonia 604 254 9626  || [email protected]

NEW in 2020: MOSAIC 1-1 Settlement Services in Port Moody

A Settlement Worker will be at Port Moody Public Library offering 1 on 1 settlement services once a week from January to March 2020. By appointment or drop-in. Email for an appointment or information.

¸ Wednesdays, January 8 – March 11, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

þ Port Moody Public Library, 100 Newport Drive

‘  Email: [email protected]

“GIS” Youth Support Group: Guidance Inspiration Support

The topics which include effective communication skills, healthy relationships, bullying, healthy conflict resolution, stress management, school violence prevention and the effects of alcohol and drug use on youth. The aim of this program is to increase awareness on issues impacting youth and to provide youth with community and justice-related support and information. Refreshments, bus tickets and gift cards will be provided to all participants! Registration is required.

¸ Sundays, November 10 – December 8, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

þ MOSAIC #200A-7134 King George Blvd., Surrey

‘ Aimal 778 591 9334 ext 192 || [email protected]

English Conversation Circle

Increase your vocabulary, learn how to make small talk, answer simple questions on the phone and improve your spoken English skills. Make new friends and learn about the community and Canadian culture.

¸ Tuesdays, August 22, 2019 – February 27, 2020, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

þ MOSAIC #200A-7134 King George Blvd., Surrey

‘ Aida or Fairuz 604 318 6971 or 778 591 9334 || [email protected] or [email protected]

English Conversation Circle for Refugee Claimants

Practice your English and learn more about life in Canada in a friendly, welcoming environment! Childminding available. Every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm, make connections and become more comfortable speaking in English through activities and conversations. Open to all refugee claimants, any English level welcome.

¸ Wednesdays, November 20 – December 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Katherine 604 254 9626 || [email protected]

Drop-In English Conversation Circle for Work Permit Holders

·        Learn effective communication skills and practice workplace English

·        Familiarize yourself with Canadian workplace culture

·        Meet new people and have meaningful conversations

¸ Mondays, October 21 – December 23 (excluding statutory holidays), 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Rey 604 438 8214 || [email protected]

MULTICULTURAL WOMEN’S GROUP

Mindful Yoga

Practice mediation and basic asanas in this workshop. Registration starts from December 1.

¸ December 11, 11 am – 12 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Mehrzad 604 254 9626 ext 1013 || [email protected]

Will & Estate Workshop (English)

Topics covered in this workshop: Learn about the do’s and don’ts of writing a will. What happens if there is no will? Why and when is an Enduring Power of Attorney needed? Conducted in English.

¸ January 14, 2020. 10:30 am – 11:30 am

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Daisy 604 254 9626 || [email protected]

English Conversation Circle for Persian-Speaking Women

Join this free conversation circle for women to improve your English. Persian-speaking volunteer assistants provide support to Persian-speaking women of all English levels. Topics are relevant to everyday life and are chosen by the group.

¸ Tuesdays, 10 am – 2 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Mehrzad 604 254 9626 ext 1013 || [email protected]

SENIORS CLUB ACTIVITIES

Activities at MOSAIC 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

English Conversation Circle (Beginner)

When:  Thursdays, September 5-December 12, 10 am-12 pm

Holistic Stretching and Patting Acupressure Exercise

When:  Mondays, September 9-December 9, 8:30 am-9:30 am

Contact: Daisy 604 254 9626 ext 1005 or [email protected]

LGBTQ

I Belong Peer Support Social Group for LGBTQ Newcomers

Meet new people, make friends and participate in fun activities! Our peer support group gives you a chance to learn about community resources, share experiences and information and build up your social connections. Language support provided by volunteers (please contact us in advance to ensure that we have a volunteer who speaks your language).

¸ December 9, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

‘ Kiana 604 254 9626 || [email protected]

I Belong Counselling Support Group for LGBTQ Newcomers

Meet new people, make friends and participate in fun activities! Registered clinical counsellors will provide this group counselling session. Language support provided by volunteers (please contact us in advance to ensure that we have a volunteer who speaks your language).

¸ January 13 & 27, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

‘ Kiana 604 254 9626 || [email protected]

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