Category: Events

FREE Kids’ Creativity Class in Richmond

Explore your child’s creativity through arts, crafts, songs & stories. For children age 2-5. Parent’s participation required. WHEN Wednesday, June 1–29 (no class June 15) 10:30am-12pm COST FREE WHERE #345, 7000 Minoru Blvd. Richmond (Caring Place) REGISTER Kit at 604.279.7100 or kau@fsgv.ca

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Children’s Health & Resource Fair

Children’s Health & Resource Fair Come learn about preparing your child for school. Free open gym. Children’s activities (including VPL story time) Community resources: health, literacy, child emotional and social development, school information and information on childcare. Connect with other families and have fun! Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm …

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Join our Multicultural Community Kitchens!

Why join a Community Kitchen? Try new recipes Learn to cook low cost, nutritious meals Save money and learn food budgeting Gain nutritional tips Meet new people Practice your English Best of all, it’s a free! To register, call Minoo Javadi @ (778) 885 – 5165 or email Mjavadi@fsgv.ca. Community Kitchen Schedule January – August 2016 …

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Get up to $3200/child in FREE education grants!

Learn how to access your RESP education grants! Up to $3200/child! No contributions required. www.StartMyRESP.ca/FSGV Info session Sat, Feb 27 12-2 pm WEST Village Children’s Centre 131 West 2nd Avenue FREE childcare and lunch Learn about: RESPs * Canada Learning Bond *BC Training and Education Savings Grant * Canada Education Savings Grant AND  Learn how to get …

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Caregiver Professional Training Mar 10-11

Stand Together 2016 Multi-faceted Training for the Caregiver Professional Featuring Dr. Gabor Mate: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective Mar 10 10am-4pm and Carrie DeJong: Supporting Growth and Healing in Children Who have Experienced Developmental Trauma Mar 11 9am-12pm Details and Registration Information Stand Together 2016  

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Professional Development Opportunity

Supporting Social and Emotional Health in the Early Years Early years service providers play a critical link in supporting social and emotional health in young children. Join us for this FREE event to learn more about how to support children and families in the early years. Lunch is provided. Date: April 16, 2016 9:30 am – 3:00 …

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Join us for Inspiration Day

Why not start the new year off with some inspiration? Join us as to hear keynote speaker Dr Davidicus Wong share his inpirational look on life. Also featured are the Century House Singers, senior comedians, refreshments and more! Saturday, February 6 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Tickets: $5.00 Century House 620 8th Street New Westminster, …

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Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon 2016

Join us for our sixth annual Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon. Enjoy a wonderful lunch, network with old friends, meet new friends, and help Family Services provide support and hope to Vancouver’s most vulnerable children, youth, and families. We are pleased to announced that Joe Roberts, “Skid Row CEO” is this year’s keynote speaker. 25 years ago, …

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In Focus Vancouver 2015 in support of Directions

On November 26th – An event becomes a movement Change-makers, visionaries, artists, innovators, entrepreneurs and ‘ecopreneurs’ unite to celebrate the beauty of the West Coast and work towards protecting our shorelines and our youth. We’ve partnered with some of British Columbia’s top photographic talents and four of our province’s most deserving charities to bring you a …

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Death in a Dumpster: the Musical

Street-involved youth from Directions produced a musical, with the help of professional mentors. Death in a Dumpster tells the story of Danny, broke on the streets of Vancouver, and the people he meets: Daisy, the schizophrenic who hates the system, Jack, an irascible drunk and Josie, the transgender sex worker.

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