Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-02-28
Thursday, March 2
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

Age: newborns to 12 months.

Songs, tickles, stories, and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Thursdays, January 26 to March 2

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Thursday, March 2
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

WHAT IS MENTORING WITH MATH?
• Mentoring with Math is an after-school program for boys and girls in grades 3-7
who are struggling with math.
• Children are matched with mentors who help make math fun and achievable.
• Mentors are mostly SFU students and have been recruited by Big Brothers.
• Each session is 1.5 hours - the first hour is focused on math, while the last portion is
spent building a friendship between the child and mentor through play.
• Snacks and tasty treats are provided

PROGRAM DETAILS
WHEN: 4:00 to 5:30pm Thursdays, February 2nd to April 6th (No Program March 16 for Spring Break)
WHERE: McGill Library, Burnaby
COST: This is a FREE program for children who need math support but do not have
access to paid tutoring.

REGISTER:
ONLINE at https://www.bigbrothersvancouver.com/get-involved/find-a-mentor/mentoring-with-math/

Or CONTACT Victoria at
victoria.lo@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca | 778.888.8779

Presented by Big Brothers of Greater Vanouver

Friday, March 3
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!

Fridays, January 27 to March 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, March 4
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Saturdays, January 28 to March 11

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.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Saturday, March 4
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Ages: Everyone is welcome, but the emphasis will be on stories for ages 3 up.

Saturdays, February 4 to March 11

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturday, March 4
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 21 to March 11

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, March 4
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Winter dates: January 7, February 4, March 4

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

Children ages 5 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.

Winter Dates:
Saturdays, January 14 to March 4

Sunday, March 5
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Join us for a presentation by Acharya Aman of Yoga Jyoti on Pranayama or breathing techniques, which along with meditation can transform your life. 

Why do deep breathing animals live longer? How can you solve many mental issues with just Pranayama? Come and learn how meditation can influence our body, mind and life in a positive way.

Growing up in India, Acharya Aman has been a yogi since childhood. He is the author of “How to become the Master of Destiny”, which has been translated into 3 languages. Aman holds an MA in Sanskrit with major in Indian Philosophy. He is a speaker, astrological counselor, and regular presenter on Joy TV (Yoga, Meditation & Gita, etc.)

Acharya Aman has studied residential Yoga Vedanta at Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh, India. His teaching experience includes teaching at Yoga Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, ten years in Tokyo teaching Yoga and Jyotish TTC. A regular columnist in YOGA JOURNAL, Japan, his books are also available in public libraries.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Monday, March 6
10:00 am to 11:30 am

fraser healthFor parents who are concerned about their preschool-aged (0-5 years) child’s:
- speech sound development
- language skills development
- stuttering
- hearing and/or understanding language

Drop in to talk with one of the Health Unit's Speech-Language Pathologists for 5-10 minutes. Your child will receive a brief screening of his or her communication skills. You will receive help for your child's speech and language development.

This clinic is for children who have not yet been referred. It is best suited to families who are not sure whether a referral is needed.

Clients are seen on the basis of first-come, first-served.

As this is a drop-in clinic, each session is brief (5-10 minutes).

For more information call: 604 918-7663
www.fraserhealth.ca

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