MOSAIC Free Community Activities: September 16-30

Canadian Citizenship Preparation

Join us for a one-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.

¸ September 24 & 25, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

‘ Fairuz 778 591 9334 ext 121 || [email protected]

Canadian Citizenship Preparation (English with Mandarin support)

Registration starts September 11.

¸ September 20 & 27, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

þ Tommy Douglas Burnaby Public Library, 7311 Kingsway

‘ Angel 604 254 9626 ext 2121 || [email protected]

BC Housing and Senior Rental Subsidy (Cantonese Workshop)

Learn about BC Housing and eligibility to qualify for senior rental subsidy.

Registration starts September 11.

¸ September 18, 10:15 am – 12:00 pm

þ CCM Centre at Crystal Mall Level 2, 4500 Kingsway, Burnaby

‘ Angel 604 254 9626 ext 2121 || [email protected]

Food Connect Program

Food connects people. Join us and meet new people. In this program, you will learn how to cook dishes from different cultures, kitchen safety and how the various kitchen appliances work.

¸ Mondays, August 12 – September 23, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

þ Brentwood Community Resource Centre, 2055 Rosser Ave., Burnaby

‘ Eliza 604 438 8214 || [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, July 29 – September 30 (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

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]

Book Club for Multicultural Women

Join our book club this Summer. We will practice reading an English book together and increase our knowledge of the English language.

¸ Monday, September 9, 16, 23, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Mehrzad 604 254 9626 ext 1013 || [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.

¸ Tuesdays, August 21 – September 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Katherine 604 254 9626 || [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

Knitting Circle

When:   Tuesdays, September 17-November 19, 1-3 pm

Activities at MOSAIC 5902 Kingsway, Burnaby

English Conversation Circle

When: Thursdays, September 19-November 14, 9:30-11:30 am

Activities at Brentwood Community Resource Centre, 2055 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby

English Conversation Circle

When: Fridays, September 20-November 15, 1-3 pm       

Qigong

When: Fridays, September 20-November 15, 9-10 am

Tai Chi

When: Fridays, September 20-November 15, 10:30 am-12 pm

Contact: Jennifer 604 218 7347 or [email protected]

            **Daisy 604 254 9626 ext 1005 or [email protected]

LGBTQ

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).

¸ September 30, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

‘ Kiana 604 254 9626 || [email protected]

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