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Events / Workshops

Below is a list of free workshops for newcomer parents presented by the Vancouver School Board Settlement Workers in SchoolENGAGED IMMIGRANT YOUTH PROGRAM, and Multicultural Liaison Workers:


Upcoming Events !!!

Workshops for Parents  (Sorted by Day of the Week)

Canadian Citizenship Workshop

Date:  June 23, 2022
Time:   10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  Room 066 at Newcomer Welcome Centre, 1000 East 59th Ave, Vancouver, BC
For registration, please contact: Tuoi (Teresa) Nguyen at tnguyen@vsb.bc.ca or text 778-231-2657
For more information: CC information workshop June 2022.pdf

Online Workshops for Elementary School Parents (给小学生父母的线上讲座)

Workshop 1: Learning in kindergarten (in Mandarin) 幼儿班的学习(国语)
Dates:   Jun 7, 2022
Time:   10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location:  MS Teams
Workshop 2: Creative & Nutritious Lunch Box Ideas (in Cantonese) 创意营养学童午餐(粤语)
Dates:   Jun 14, 2022
Time:   10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location:  MS Teams
Contact for both workshops: 
Josephine Wei (778-871-5894) jwei@vsb.bs.ca
Kei Lau (604-831-6528) pklau@vsb.bc.ca
Amy Xiang (778-327-8832) yxiang@vsb.bc.ca  
Amy Wei (778-233-0255) awei@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: kindergarten learning & lunch box ideas flyer 2022.pdf

Children's Rights and Parent's Responsibilities (儿童权利与家长的责任)

Dates:   Jun 2, 2022
Time:   12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:  Virtual on Zoom 
Contact: Amy Xiang (778-327-8832) yxiang@vsb.bc.ca
                   Amy Wei (778-233-0255) awei@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: Children's Rights and Parent's Responsibilities 儿童权利与家长的责任 Final.pdf

Parent Workshop at Kerrisdale Community Center (Kerrisdale社區家长教育講座)

Dates:   May 16, 2022
Time:   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location:  5851 West Boulevard, Vancouver 
Contact: Elisabeth Chan (778-227-5452) echan@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: VSB KCC wksh 2022May16 flyer v2.pdf

Parents Power-Up家长加油

Date:  Every Thursday 每周四 (from now till June 23, 2022)
Time:   1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Every 1st & 3rd Thur in Cantonese 广东话
Every 2nd and 4th Thur in Mandarin 普通话
Every 5th Thur in English 英语
Location:  Virtual Zoom Meetings
For registration: Esaine Mo 巫小姐 at emo@vsb.bc.ca / 778-228-8536

Virtual session on VSB Summer School and Summer Activities for Children 
暑期班和暑期活动资信线上讲座

Dates:  Cantonese - Tuesday, April 26     
               Mandarin - Thursday, April 28
Time:   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location:   Online through Zoom (the link will be sent to you through email prior to the information session)
Register: https://forms.office.com/Pages...

VSB and WorkBC - Job Search Strategies and Career Goals for Newcomers

Dates:   Thursday April 14th, 2022
Time:   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Virtual on Zoom 
Contact: Hairon Del Rosario hdelrosario@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: WorkBC - VSB Info Session-VNE-2022-04-14.pdf
REGISTER TODAY via jobsearchfornewcomers.eventbrite.ca to join our Effective Job Search Strategies for Newcomers session! See attached flyer above with a live link to the Eventbrite registration page.

Tenants' Right

Dates:   Tuesday April 19th, 2022
Time:   12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location:  Virtual on Zoom 
Contact: Amy Wei 778-233-0255 awei@vsb.bc.ca and Amy Xiang 778-327-8832 yxiang@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: Tenants' Rights Flyer.pdf

English Conversation Circles

Dates:  Monday to Friday from April  - June, 2022
Location:  Virtual on Zoom
Time & Contact: Please check the attached PDF
For more information: English Conversation Circles-April-June-2022.pdf

English Conversation Club

Dates:   Every Monday, from April 4 - Jun 6th 2022 (excluding April 18 and May 23rd)
Time:   10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location:  Virtual on Zoom 
Contact: Amy Wei 778-233-0255 awei@vsb.bc.ca, Kei Lau 604-831-6528 pklau@vsb.bc.ca, and Amy Xiang 778-327-8832 yxiang@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: Quilchena ECC Flyer April 4 - June 6 2022 Final.pdf

NEWCOMER PARENT LEADERSHIP PROJECT (NPLP)

Dates:           Monday, May 30th to Thursday, June 9th
Time:            9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (June 1st and 8th will be ending at 2:00 PM)
Location:     Virtual on Zoom
Contact:       Please click HERE to register online or contact the Settlement Worker at
                         Your school, for additional questions please contact Le Van Chu,
                         Volunteer Coordinator 
For more information: 2022-May-Newcomer Parent Leadership Project.pdf


School-Based Activities (Search Tip: Listed By School)

Churchill Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Friday
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:   Auditorium Foyer (follow the EXIT sign inside auditorium)
For more information:  Churchill Youth Welcome Circle

David Thompson Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Friday
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:   Room 207
For more information:  David Thompson Youth Welcome Circle

Gladstone Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Wednesday
Time:   11:30 am
Location:   Room B106
For more information:  Gladstone Youth Circle Flyer

Cool Thursday Group (for students of Van Tech & Gladstone)

Dates:  Every Other Thursday
Time:   4:00 pm
Location:   Virtual on MS Teams
For more information:  EIYP Cool Thursday Flyer

Hamber Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   Multipurpose Room
For more information:  Hamber Youth Circle Flyer

John Oliver Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Tuesday
Time:   11:35 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   Room 318
For more information:  John Oliver Youth Circle Flyer

Killarney Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday – Lunch Time
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:  Room A301, Ms. Nakamura's Room
For more information:  Killarney Youth Circle Flyer

Turn Up Thursdays @ Killarney

Dates:  Every Thursday
Time:   11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Location:   Room A301
For more information:

King George Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   TBD
For more information:  King George Youth Circle Flyer

Kitsilano Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Tuesday
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   Room 270
For more information:  Kitsilano Youth Circle Flyer

Magee Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:  Every Wednesday
Time:   11:35 am - 12:15 pm
Location:   Room 214
For more information:  Magee Youth Circle Flyer

Point Grey Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:  Every Friday - January 14, 2022 - June 3, 2022
Time:   11:40 am - 12:10 pm (Fridays) "Drop-In's" are welcome
Location:   Room 109
For more information:  Point Grey Youth Circle Flyer

Prince of Wales Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:40 am – 12:10 pm
Location:   C203. Mr. Sung
For more information: Prince of Wales Youth Circle Flyer
Contact: Amy Wei at 778-233-0255 or awei@vsb.bc.ca and Jenny Choi at 778-229-4270 or hchoi@vsb.bc.ca

Tupper Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:   Every Tuesday
Time:   11:40 am - 12:20 pm
Location:  Room #310
For more information:  Tupper Youth Circle Flyer

EIYP Tupper Healthy Lifestyle Group

Dates:  Every Other Thursday
Time:   4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:   Virtual on MS Teams
For more information: EIYP Tupper Group Flyer

UHS Youth Connection Program (U-Hill Catchment G7-12)

Dates:   October 6, 2021, until June 22, 2022
Time:   3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (every Wednesday)
Location:  University Hill Secondary School
Please Register Here!
For more information:  Contact Esaine Mo at emo@vsb.bc.ca/778-228-8536

Van Tech Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:   Every Thursday
Time:   11:40 am - 12:20 pm
Location:  Room #250
For more information:  Van Tech Youth Circle Flyer

Cool Thursday Group (for students of Van Tech & Gladstone)

Dates:  Every Other Thursday
Time:   4:00 pm
Location:   Virtual on MS Teams
For more information:  EIYP Cool Thursday Flyer

Windermere Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:   September 23, 2021, to June 16, 2022 
Time:   11:30 am - 12:15 pm (Thursdays)
Location:  Room 202
For more information:  Windermere Youth Circle Flyer

Welcome Club - Windermere Secondary School

Dates:   Every Tuesday
Time:   11:30 am
Location:  Room 311 
For more information: Windermere Welcome Club 22.pdf
Contact: Maria MacDonald mmacdonald@vsb.bc.ca 778-772-2710


Activities For All Youth

Youth Supporting Youth

Dates: April 22, 2022 - May 27, 2022
Time:   4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Every Friday)
Location:   Online vis MS Teams Meeting
Please click on link to Register: https://forms.office.com/r/Usc...
For more information: YSY FLYER April 22 - May 27 2022 Final Copy.pdf

Homework Land Tutoring Program

Dates: During School Year
Time:   4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Wednesdays)
Location:   Bring your homework to the Virtual session on Zoom
For more information: Homework Land Flyer

South Asian Newcomer Youth Club

Dates:   First Friday of Every Month
Time:   4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:  Virtual on MS Teams 
For more information:  South Asian Newcomer Youth Club Flyer


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