Event Calendar

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Jun
20
Wed
Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia
Jun 20 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Dementia

Please join us on the third Wednesday of every month.

 Everyone Welcome.

To register, please contact Bronwyn James at 604-984-8348
or bjames@alzheimerbc.org

Why Indigenous Law Matters
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

WWhy Indigenous Law2hat is Indigenous law? What do stories teach us about Indigenous law? What do these laws teach us about living well in the world – in relation with the land and each other?

Join us for a screening of three film shorts exploring aspects of Indigenous law followed by a facilitated discussion with filmmaker Kamala Todd, of Indigenous City Media.

 
Kamala Todd is a Metis-Cree grateful guest born and raised in the beautiful lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Skwxwú7mesh-speaking people (also known as Vancouver). She is a community planner, filmmaker, writer and curator with a Masters degree in cultural Geography (UBC).  For six years she was the City of Vancouver’s Aboriginal Social Planner. Kamala’s film credits include Indigenous Plant Diva, Cedar and Bamboo, RELAW: Living Indigenous Laws, and Sharing our Stories: the Vancouver Dialogues Project and many others. Kamala writes and directs for children’s television, including the Indigenous science series Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show on APTN.  She is the author of “This Many-storied Land”, in the 2016 book, In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation. She recently completed a report for Vancouver Park Board entitled, Truth-Telling: Indigenous Perspectives on Working with Municipal Governments. She lives with her partner and two sons in the beautiful shíshálh and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh lands of the Sunshine Coast.

Jun
21
Thu
Spanish Conversation Group
Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Spanish2Hablas Espanol?  Come practice your Spanish on alternate Thursdays, from 4-5:30 p.m.

Jun
23
Sat
Lego Builders Club
Jun 23 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Saturdays, June 23, July 21 & August 18

10:30 – 12:00 pm

For all ages. Seriously. (Though kids under 6 should be accompanied by an adult)

Come each month to discover a new LEGO building challenge. Creations will be on display in the library for the next month.

Lego Builders Club

All materials provided.
Drop-ins welcome.

 

All About Cryptocurrency
Jun 23 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

cryptocurrency

 

What is cryptocurrency? How might blockchain technology revolutionize the Internet?  What are the risks of investing in cryptocurrency? How does one become a “miner”? Tell me everything!

Technology consultant Johnny Stork, fraud examiner Marc Laflamme, cryptocurrency miner Micah Smith and IT professional Dave Chisholm will share their diverse knowledge and experience of all things cryptocurrency!

 

Jun
25
Mon
Japanese Conversation
Jun 25 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

konnichiwa

Every Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.  

 

Japanese conversation group – all levels welcome!

With facilitator Aki

 

Jun
26
Tue
Knitting a Community
Jun 26 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

knittingTuesdays, from 10 a.m. to noon, ongoing

A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering:  knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome to attend this FREE group!   Get tips and support if you are a beginner.  Work on your own project or on a joint blanket project.

Please call Heather at the Library (604-886-2130) to sign up for this free, ongoing group.  Or call  Lynne Dyment (604-886-2965) for more info on donating 6 or 9 inch knitted or crocheted squares for the blanket project.

Donations of yarn, wool, knitting needles or crochet needles gratefully accepted.

Writers’ Group with Vicki Warner
Jun 26 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Writers' Group BlueWriters’ group with Vicki Warner:  Alternate Tuesdays from 1:00 – 3:30.

Pre-registration required.

Please call Vicki at 778-458-2580 to register.

Jun
27
Wed
MUSE: Open Mic at the Library
Jun 27 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Queer Open Mic

 

MUSE: Open Mic at the Library happens the last Wednesday of every month. Always full of surprises, with a new host each month, new themes and new faces. Bring your stories, poems, songs and more.

May’s Open Mic theme is PRIDE!

Read a 5-minute excerpt from your favourite LGBT author, or, if you are an LGBT author, bring an excerpt of your own to share!

Hosted by Reegan Mackenzie.

Jun
28
Thu
Conversational French
Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Parlez-vous Francais? Come practice your French on alternate Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30.