Programs and Services at our North Burnaby Neighbourhood House

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE NORTH HOUSE               February 2017

 

Official Grand Opening!!!

NORTH HOUSE IS OPEN AT  4908 HASTINGS ST., BURNABY

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We opened the doors of our new house on January 3rd and love our new space!   Please drop in and have a coffee, tea or just a chat.   You will be welcomed by our staff and volunteers!

Family Drop-in

Provides an opportunity for families with children aged 0- 5 to socialize and have a safe, fun place to play and learn.  At the same time, we can help you get more parenting information and find out about resources in your neighborhood.  We offer this in two locations;

North House (4908 Hastings Street)                     Tuesdays,  10am-12pm

Brentwood Family Place (4430 Halifax Street)     Wednesdays & Fridays,  9:30-11:30am

Digital Café

Learn basic computer programs, how to surf the internet, create an email or skype account, and type simple texts on your phone. Volunteers will assist you with all your digital questions.  Mondays, 10am-12pm

Line Dancing                                                                              

Have fun sharing and practicing various line dance pieces with new friends in a friendly atmosphere. .

Beginner class –   Everyone welcome.    Thursdays, 11:45am-1:15pm    *Limited spaces.

Intermediate class – Take basic line dance to the next level. Minimal instruction provided.  This class is for experienced line dancers.                          Mondays, 12:15-1:45 pm  Wed 9:30am-12, Thurs 9:30-11:15 am  

 Qi Gong                                                                                                  

Discover some basic concepts of qi (vital life force energy) to enhance your own awareness about energy. Learn gentle movement routines that can add to anyone’s repertoire for health, stress management and fitness.                                                            Mondays 2-3pm

Beginners Yoga Class                                                                                

Come join us for a beginners Yoga class. Certified Yoga teachers who will be practicing Pranayama, Asanas, Kundalini and Meditation. Please bring your own mat. All ages welcome!

                                                                        Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15pm

Beginners Crochet Corner

Bring your hooks, knitting needles, thread and yarn as you connect with others while knitting and crocheting. Everyone is welcome!                               Thursdays, 12-2:30pm

Community Youth Leadership – open to all youth grades 8-11

The CYL Program has been created to develop the capacity and confidence in young people, equipping them with life-skills to build an understanding of their personal leadership qualities, giving them opportunities to be engaged in their community while making a positive impact.  We will offer workshops, team building exercises, leadership development, personal development, and community engagement activities. The youth participants will gain a specific knowledge about the community’s emerging needs; to take action in their neighbourhoods and schools through hands-on activities and real-life leadership experiences.

Program runs in three seasons:   January–March,  April–June,  Summer TBA,  September–December                 Every Thursday from 3:45 – 6 pm (with the exception of special events)                                                                     Cost: $50 per season or $15 monthly (subsidies available)

*Please contact North House at 604-294-5444, or email Stephanie at youthnorth@burnabynh.ca.

Income Tax Clinic

Volunteers will assist individuals with limited income with their income tax returns. If you still need your taxes completed, please call 604-294-5444 to make an appointment.  Cost: $5 donation.

ESL Conversation Group

Volunteer-led ESL classes are available throughout the year for beginner to intermediate level students. Tuesdays, 2:30-4pm (beginner), Wednesdays, 1-3pm (beginner), Fridays, 1-3pm (intermediate)

Employment Services for New Immigrants by ISS of BC

Free help with resume, cover letter writing, interview preparation, job search assistance, career planning resources and referrals. We help naturalized Canadian citizens, temporary foreign workers, provincial nominees, PRs, and those of refugee status. Thursdays, 9:30am-4:30pm. For an appointment call 604-395-8000 (ext 1276).

Volunteer Opportunities:

Do you have a skill or talent you want to share with others? For more information about North Burnaby Neighbourhood House programs and volunteer opportunities call Janice at 604-294-5444, or email: janiceh@burnabynh.ca

Annual membership is required for all Burnaby Neighbourhood Programs.                              

$10/family $5/individual

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3 comments:

BurnabyNHJanuary 30, 2015 at 12:06 pmReply

We offer a number of Family Drop-in programs throughout the community for parents/caregivers with children 0-5. Family drop-ins provide a variety of opportunities for families to socialize, to have a safe and fun place to play and learn and to get parenting information.
Locations:

Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30am
Brentwood Family Place
#104- 4430 Halifax St.
Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11:30am.
Fridays, 9:30 to 11:30am

kevinApril 25, 2016 at 6:13 pmReply

i;ll like to volunteer up coming summer days camp I’m with city of burnaby teams

BurnabyNHJune 10, 2016 at 5:47 pmReply

Please contact the BNH Volunteer Coordinator at : volunteer@burnabynh.ca

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