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800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

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November 2018

Holiday hampers for neighbours in need

November 14 - December 9
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This holiday season, we’re providing hampers of food, fresh produce and gift certificates for groceries to seniors and other single adults in need. Take a look at our wish list of items we’re collecting for 35 hampers. In addition, we will give five hampers to families of four, which will include gifts for two children. Donations are accepted until December 9. Please contact: Shaelee Gummer Better at Home Coordinator sgummer@mpnh.org 604.879.8208 ext 104

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Transforming recyclable materials into art

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for these creative workshops for adults. No experience required All materials included A different project each week For more info, and to register, please contact: marianagassmann@gmail.com 604.219.2298

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English Conversation Circle | نادي المحادثة باللغة الإنجليزية

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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هل تريدون التحسن في المحادثة باللغة الانجليزية؟ هل تحتاجون المساعدة في الواجبات المنزلية؟ إذاً انضموا إلينا! ابتداءاً من نوفمبر ٣, كل سبت من الساعة 10:30 صباحاً إلى 12:30 ظهراً تتوفر تذاكر المواصلات يرجى إحضار بطاقة الإقامة الدائمة لمزيد من المعلومات والتسجيل يرجى التواصل مع إيمان السلّال: 604.879.8208 iman.alsallal@gmail.com Do you want to improve your English conversation skills? Do you need help with homework? Then join us! Bus tickets available Please bring your PR # with you For more information, please…

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Sewing and Repairs Matter

November 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Free for members! Save money and help the environment by making old things new, and making new friends. Free gift for the first five registrants who arrive! Sewing with Caede Sewing, hemming, new pockets, alterations, and more. Jewellery with Brenda Simple jewellery repairs (e.g., clasps). Restringing beads on bracelets and necklaces, time permitting. Fix-It with Casey Fixing your bundle buggies and small appliances like toasters, coffee makers, radios, blenders + basic plumbing tips. Advance registration required. Please tell us what…

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Bringing Tradition Home

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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We believe that healthy children with involved parents lead to healthy communities. While there are many differences among Nations, there are some universal values, beliefs and practices that the program builds upon—such as storytelling, the spiritual connection to child-rearing, and the involvement of the extended family. Share traditional values and cultural practices to help parents, grandparents and other caregivers to raise healthy children in today’s urban Canadian context. Lunch is provided. Childcare is available. Limited space. Registration required. Mondays, 12-3…

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Beginner English Conversation Club

November 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Men’s roles in our community and society

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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International Men's Day Celebration Join us to celebrate the International Men’s Day using the Popular Theatre model. All are welcome. Contact us to register: Lamin: lkassama@mpnh.org Jesus: jesusg@kiwassa.ca Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House: 604.879.8208

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Citizenship Class for Permanent Residents

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on November 19, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 5:30pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Learn how to apply and study for the citizenship test Contact Thanh to register 604.879.8208 ext 302 tlam@mpnh.org

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

November 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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Bond to Literacy Program

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program support parents, grandparents and caregivers with children 3, 4,5 to best support their child’s pre-literacy and school's readiness. Parents meet every week for 12 weeks with a community facilitator who is trained in how best to mentor and coach parents. Parents learn how to best connect with their children, nurturing parent-child attachment and making it easier for them to do fun pre-literacy activities together at home. Parents and children get to enjoy lunch together and connect with other…

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LEAP Nordic Pole Walking Club at our House

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join this pole walking group for older adults and seniors. Meet outside Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Free for members of Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. $1 for non-members. Poles provided. For more information, please contact Omnia El Shayeb: 604.879.8208 ext 112 OELShayeb@mpnh.org

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Free WorkBC Orientation Session

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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WorkBC Employment Program—Specialized Services Your bridge to success Looking for work? Interested in volunteering? Wondering how WorkBC can help you? Talk to a certified employment counsellor. Book a free one-on-one meeting with our case manager by attending our orientation session on Tuesdays. Photo ID and social insurance number required. Call to register at 604.879.8208 ext 204 or 231, or email us: employmentservices@mpnh.org Access Employment Services

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Seniors Lunch & Bingo

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Enjoy the company of friends and a nutritious lunch and dessert or chef’s surprise, as well as bingo after the lunch. Celebrate birthdays the last Tuesday of each month. Let Tracy know if you are celebrating a birthday this month. Schedule Lunch, 12 p.m. Bingo, 1–2 p.m. Lunch Cost $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Free bingo participation with lunch purchase Bingo Cost (without lunch purchase) $25 member or $30 non-member for…

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Youth Action Committee

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A leadership training program for youth from ages 13-18 focused on helping them learn how to create, develop, and implement community projects at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. This program is ideal for youth interested in gaining the confidence and skills necessary for their professional and/or educational goals. The youth will also participate in a monthly neighbourhood cleanup as part of the Keep Vancouver Spectacular/Greenest City initiative by the City of Vancouver. Youth seeking volunteer hours with Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House…

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Intermediate English Conversation Club

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Seniors Gentle Chair Yoga

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Taught by a certified instructor, these gentle yet effective stretches and exercises focus at improving mobility and decreasing physical and mental signs of ageing and also strengthening body muscles. $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members Contact Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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Health and Wellness Group for Immigrant Women (Arabic)

November 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A free ongoing theme-based program to help and support immigrant women with permanent resident or GARs status to adjust their new lives in Canada. Immigrant women are invited to come meet new friends, share their experiences, knowledge, skills, cultural and resources. Childcare available. Registration required. Please come join us! Sherifa Azzab:  604.879.8208 ext 203, sazzab@mpnh.org 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House 800 East Broadway, Vancouver 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month ISS of BC Welcome…

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Between Women! for Spanish Speakers

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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For newcomer and immigrant Spanish speaking women A space to help us and grow together (for women of all ages) This is a weekly program that provides a safe and friendly space that permits newcomers and immigrant Spanish speaking women to increase self-awareness, self-care and community connection. Activities build women’s skills and knowledge to cope with every day stress of settlement and integration through making craft, meditation and mindfulness exercises, emotional literacy and other alternative ways to support wellness. Participants…

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

November 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Seniors English Conversation Club

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This is where you will meet other seniors who are as eager to master conversational English as you are. We have an experienced ESL teacher to guide you toward mastering everyday English speaking. Canadian permanent residents and citizens are welcome. Registration is required. Contact: Thanh Lam, Settlement & Youth Services Coordinator tlam@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 302 Service provided in Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese  

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Multicultural Circle

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us and enjoy multicultural dances and fitness activities weekly. You will learn Chinese dance, Hawaiian dance, and other dances from different countries. Cost: $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Plus, join us for free cultural sharing sessions on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from  1-1:30 p.m.followed by dancing from 1:30-3:00 p.m. September 13: Spanish Dancing October 11 November 8 December 13 Contact: Omnia El-Shayeb, Seniors LEAP…

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Newcomer Youth Literacy Workshop

November 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 15, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Contact Manuel Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer mgamas@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer hgao@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)

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Dads at play!

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A drop-in program for dads with children 0-5 years, featuring: themed activities and circle time with songs and stories!  By Donation To register please contact Carmen at: ccontreras@mpnh.org or 604.879.8208 ext 202 Snacks provided. Limited spots available.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Circle

November 22 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program is open to all grandparents raising grandchildren, or any other family relatives raising a family member's child. In this support circle we discuss changes in social life, financial concerns, health issues and more. This program is in collaboration with Parent Support Services Society of BC. Call Parent Support Services at 604.669.1616 to register

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InChoiring Minds

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A choir you can call home! 13 classes for $100 (sliding scale available). No audition Practice CD's Fun and varied music Relaxed atmosphere A non-yelling conductor! For information and registration, please call Earle Peach: 604.874.1256

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Seniors Information & Referral Support

November 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Our trained Information and Referral volunteer is available to provide you with information about government programs and subsidies (Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement), Disability Pension, Medical Services Plan, BC Bus Pass, housing subsidies for low income seniors, and more. You can also get help with completing government forms. If you would like to make an appointment with our Info and Referral volunteer, please sign up at the Front Desk (or call 604.879.8208) by Wednesday evening for…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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Impact Mentorship

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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For newcomers with foreign community and social service experience. You will learn Canadian community and social service system Gain confidence in public speaking Develop communication and language skills Impromptu speaking Improve your job or promotion prospects Attending an information session and an intake interview is required prior to being accepted into the program. Limited spots available. Participants will get a certificate and reference letter upon successful completion of the program. Information Lamin Kassama LKassama@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 223 Millie Martinez mmartinez@mpnh.org,…

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YWCA Single Moms Support Group

November 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with YWCA, we offer a Single Moms Support Group at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Meet other single mothers to share knowledge and resources. Childcare and snacks are available. Registration is required. Contact: Nubia, 778.833.2579

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In Pleasant Company Community Lunch

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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MPNH invites community members to join us for a healthy multigenerational social lunch in the East Hall. Please notify us in advance if you have special dietary needs. Cost: $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Contact: Mike Volker, Director of Core Programs and Operations, mvolker@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 128

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Seniors Line Dancing

November 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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The Spot! (Ages 13-19)

November 23 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A fun, Friday evening drop-in program that includes homework help, cooking activities, movie nights, games, activities and other outings for all youth. Contact: Manuel Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer, mgamas@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer, hgao@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)

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Let’s Make Welcoming Connections through Community Word Art

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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What do you look for in a good friend? What makes a good neighbour? What makes a strong community? Come join in for a morning of conversation and creativity as we explore how we can create meaningful connections and find a sense of belonging in a world that is moving so fast. We will share in guided discussion, creative exercises, and refreshments with Justine and Pamela from It Just Flows. Register for Free

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English Conversation Circle | نادي المحادثة باللغة الإنجليزية

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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هل تريدون التحسن في المحادثة باللغة الانجليزية؟ هل تحتاجون المساعدة في الواجبات المنزلية؟ إذاً انضموا إلينا! ابتداءاً من نوفمبر ٣, كل سبت من الساعة 10:30 صباحاً إلى 12:30 ظهراً تتوفر تذاكر المواصلات يرجى إحضار بطاقة الإقامة الدائمة لمزيد من المعلومات والتسجيل يرجى التواصل مع إيمان السلّال: 604.879.8208 iman.alsallal@gmail.com Do you want to improve your English conversation skills? Do you need help with homework? Then join us! Bus tickets available Please bring your PR # with you For more information, please…

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Business or Hobby? Women in Motion

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Facilitator: Susan Fugman Do you have a hobby or an idea that you have always wanted turn into a business? Have you ever thought about starting your own business and curious to learn about it? This interactive workshop will provide you with insight into what may be needed when starting your own business. To register please contact Millie Martinez mmartinez@mpnh.org

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Beginner English Conversation Club

November 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Seniors Line Dancing

November 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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Circle of Nations: Mount Pleasant Cultural Sharing Night

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Indigenous families and individuals who are seeking to share their culture are welcome to come. We will visit together and explore cultural teachings, arts, and activities. For families who are able, please bring a small food item to share. Also bring any special cultural projects that you want to work on or share knowledge about. Childcare available for ages 2-6. Youth Engagement Circle for ages 7 and up (hip hop, leadership, and other activities). Advance registration required. To register please…

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Indigen-US! Your Stories in Action

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Please join us for an evening of free dinner and theatre! Using sound, movement, words, music and fabric, Vancouver Playback Theatre will reenact and honour your personal story. Seats are limited. Childcare available for ages 2–6. Advance registration is required. To register please contact Jolene Andrew: 604.879.8208 ext 139 jandrew@mpnh.org

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

November 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

November 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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Seniors Drop-In Health Chat

November 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join two BCIT Nursing students to discuss nutrition and health related matters. They will be available to discuss and provide information about: Eating healthy on a budget Nutritional needs as we age Ideas for meal planning Programs in the community Any other health-related questions you may have! To register please contact Omnia El Shayeb: 604.879.8208 ext 112 OELShayeb@mpnh.org

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Bond to Literacy Program

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program support parents, grandparents and caregivers with children 3, 4,5 to best support their child’s pre-literacy and school's readiness. Parents meet every week for 12 weeks with a community facilitator who is trained in how best to mentor and coach parents. Parents learn how to best connect with their children, nurturing parent-child attachment and making it easier for them to do fun pre-literacy activities together at home. Parents and children get to enjoy lunch together and connect with other…

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LEAP Nordic Pole Walking Club at our House

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join this pole walking group for older adults and seniors. Meet outside Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Free for members of Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. $1 for non-members. Poles provided. For more information, please contact Omnia El Shayeb: 604.879.8208 ext 112 OELShayeb@mpnh.org

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Free WorkBC Orientation Session

November 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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WorkBC Employment Program—Specialized Services Your bridge to success Looking for work? Interested in volunteering? Wondering how WorkBC can help you? Talk to a certified employment counsellor. Book a free one-on-one meeting with our case manager by attending our orientation session on Tuesdays. Photo ID and social insurance number required. Call to register at 604.879.8208 ext 204 or 231, or email us: employmentservices@mpnh.org Access Employment Services

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Seniors Lunch & Bingo

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Enjoy the company of friends and a nutritious lunch and dessert or chef’s surprise, as well as bingo after the lunch. Celebrate birthdays the last Tuesday of each month. Let Tracy know if you are celebrating a birthday this month. Schedule Lunch, 12 p.m. Bingo, 1–2 p.m. Lunch Cost $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Free bingo participation with lunch purchase Bingo Cost (without lunch purchase) $25 member or $30 non-member for…

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Walk, Shop & Chop

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2018

One event on October 24, 2018 at 9:30am

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Walk, Shop & Chop combines fun, food and fitness. We walk, cook and enjoy great meals together. We are senior-driven and senior-run, and we are always looking for new people to join us. Volunteer roles are needed for: sous chef, cooking, setup, cleaning. Register with Omnia. Fall Schedule Shopping: The last Wednesday of each month, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Cooking: The last Thursday of each month, 9:30–11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 25 (no shopping day in October) Wednesday, November 28 & November 29…

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Intermediate English Conversation Club

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Calendar Round and Spring Planning

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Hosted by Resurfacing History: Land and Lives in Mount Pleasant Decolonizing our calendars and planning our spring garden with the Resurfacing History project. Also, Village Vancouver will join with Mik Turje, to learn techniques for spring planning, and trouble shooting difficult planting areas. We'll have the community seed library present. Pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. To register please contact Jolene Andrew: 604.879.8208 ext 139 jandrew@mpnh.org  

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Between Women! for Spanish Speakers

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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For newcomer and immigrant Spanish speaking women A space to help us and grow together (for women of all ages) This is a weekly program that provides a safe and friendly space that permits newcomers and immigrant Spanish speaking women to increase self-awareness, self-care and community connection. Activities build women’s skills and knowledge to cope with every day stress of settlement and integration through making craft, meditation and mindfulness exercises, emotional literacy and other alternative ways to support wellness. Participants…

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

November 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Walk, Shop & Chop

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2018

One event on October 24, 2018 at 9:30am

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Walk, Shop & Chop combines fun, food and fitness. We walk, cook and enjoy great meals together. We are senior-driven and senior-run, and we are always looking for new people to join us. Volunteer roles are needed for: sous chef, cooking, setup, cleaning. Register with Omnia. Fall Schedule Shopping: The last Wednesday of each month, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Cooking: The last Thursday of each month, 9:30–11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 25 (no shopping day in October) Wednesday, November 28 & November 29…

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Seniors English Conversation Club

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This is where you will meet other seniors who are as eager to master conversational English as you are. We have an experienced ESL teacher to guide you toward mastering everyday English speaking. Canadian permanent residents and citizens are welcome. Registration is required. Contact: Thanh Lam, Settlement & Youth Services Coordinator tlam@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 302 Service provided in Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese  

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Multicultural Circle

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us and enjoy multicultural dances and fitness activities weekly. You will learn Chinese dance, Hawaiian dance, and other dances from different countries. Cost: $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Plus, join us for free cultural sharing sessions on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from  1-1:30 p.m.followed by dancing from 1:30-3:00 p.m. September 13: Spanish Dancing October 11 November 8 December 13 Contact: Omnia El-Shayeb, Seniors LEAP…

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Dads at play!

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A drop-in program for dads with children 0-5 years, featuring: themed activities and circle time with songs and stories!  By Donation To register please contact Carmen at: ccontreras@mpnh.org or 604.879.8208 ext 202 Snacks provided. Limited spots available.

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Parenting Matters: Yoga tools for Families!

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In this family-friendly session, we will explore how Yoga helps to cultivate balance of body and mind leading to health and contentment. We will share practical tips and exercises that you can do at home. Spaces are limited. Please RSVP to reserve your spot. Suggested donation: $5 Snacks served & limited childcare (please enquire). For more information and registration, please contact Carmen: ccontreras@mpnh.org | 604.879.8208 ext 202

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Circle

November 29 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program is open to all grandparents raising grandchildren, or any other family relatives raising a family member's child. In this support circle we discuss changes in social life, financial concerns, health issues and more. This program is in collaboration with Parent Support Services Society of BC. Call Parent Support Services at 604.669.1616 to register

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InChoiring Minds

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A choir you can call home! 13 classes for $100 (sliding scale available). No audition Practice CD's Fun and varied music Relaxed atmosphere A non-yelling conductor! For information and registration, please call Earle Peach: 604.874.1256

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Seniors Information & Referral Support

November 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Our trained Information and Referral volunteer is available to provide you with information about government programs and subsidies (Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement), Disability Pension, Medical Services Plan, BC Bus Pass, housing subsidies for low income seniors, and more. You can also get help with completing government forms. If you would like to make an appointment with our Info and Referral volunteer, please sign up at the Front Desk (or call 604.879.8208) by Wednesday evening for…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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YWCA Single Moms Support Group

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with YWCA, we offer a Single Moms Support Group at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Meet other single mothers to share knowledge and resources. Childcare and snacks are available. Registration is required. Contact: Nubia, 778.833.2579

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In Pleasant Company Community Lunch

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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MPNH invites community members to join us for a healthy multigenerational social lunch in the East Hall. Please notify us in advance if you have special dietary needs. Cost: $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Contact: Mike Volker, Director of Core Programs and Operations, mvolker@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 128

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Seniors Line Dancing

November 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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The Spot! (Ages 13-19)

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A fun, Friday evening drop-in program that includes homework help, cooking activities, movie nights, games, activities and other outings for all youth. Contact: Manuel Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer, mgamas@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer, hgao@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)

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December 2018

Healthy Living Support Group for Immigrant Women (Mandarin)

December 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A free ongoing theme-based monthly program to help and support Chinese-speaking immigrant women to adjust their new lives in Canada. Immigrant women are invited to come meet new friends, share their experiences, knowledge, skills, cultural and resources. Childcare and transportation are available for eligible families. Registration and membership is required. Contact: Winnie Tam wtam@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 201

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English Conversation Circle | نادي المحادثة باللغة الإنجليزية

December 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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هل تريدون التحسن في المحادثة باللغة الانجليزية؟ هل تحتاجون المساعدة في الواجبات المنزلية؟ إذاً انضموا إلينا! ابتداءاً من نوفمبر ٣, كل سبت من الساعة 10:30 صباحاً إلى 12:30 ظهراً تتوفر تذاكر المواصلات يرجى إحضار بطاقة الإقامة الدائمة لمزيد من المعلومات والتسجيل يرجى التواصل مع إيمان السلّال: 604.879.8208 iman.alsallal@gmail.com Do you want to improve your English conversation skills? Do you need help with homework? Then join us! Bus tickets available Please bring your PR # with you For more information, please…

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Gift Market & Craft Fair

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Women in Motion Support emerging small-business entrepreneurs! Unique products & services | Christmas Gifts | Door prizes and giveaways Admission is free, or by donation. Register to Attend For more information, please contact: Millie Martinez: 604.879.8208 ext 232 MMartinez@mpnh.org

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Beginner English Conversation Club

December 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Seniors Line Dancing

December 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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Citizenship Class for Permanent Residents

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on November 19, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 5:30pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Learn how to apply and study for the citizenship test Contact Thanh to register 604.879.8208 ext 302 tlam@mpnh.org

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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Bond to Literacy Program

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program support parents, grandparents and caregivers with children 3, 4,5 to best support their child’s pre-literacy and school's readiness. Parents meet every week for 12 weeks with a community facilitator who is trained in how best to mentor and coach parents. Parents learn how to best connect with their children, nurturing parent-child attachment and making it easier for them to do fun pre-literacy activities together at home. Parents and children get to enjoy lunch together and connect with other…

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LEAP Nordic Pole Walking Club at our House

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join this pole walking group for older adults and seniors. Meet outside Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Free for members of Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. $1 for non-members. Poles provided. For more information, please contact Omnia El Shayeb: 604.879.8208 ext 112 OELShayeb@mpnh.org

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Free WorkBC Orientation Session

December 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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WorkBC Employment Program—Specialized Services Your bridge to success Looking for work? Interested in volunteering? Wondering how WorkBC can help you? Talk to a certified employment counsellor. Book a free one-on-one meeting with our case manager by attending our orientation session on Tuesdays. Photo ID and social insurance number required. Call to register at 604.879.8208 ext 204 or 231, or email us: employmentservices@mpnh.org Access Employment Services

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Seniors Lunch & Bingo

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Enjoy the company of friends and a nutritious lunch and dessert or chef’s surprise, as well as bingo after the lunch. Celebrate birthdays the last Tuesday of each month. Let Tracy know if you are celebrating a birthday this month. Schedule Lunch, 12 p.m. Bingo, 1–2 p.m. Lunch Cost $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Free bingo participation with lunch purchase Bingo Cost (without lunch purchase) $25 member or $30 non-member for…

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Youth Action Committee

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A leadership training program for youth from ages 13-18 focused on helping them learn how to create, develop, and implement community projects at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. This program is ideal for youth interested in gaining the confidence and skills necessary for their professional and/or educational goals. The youth will also participate in a monthly neighbourhood cleanup as part of the Keep Vancouver Spectacular/Greenest City initiative by the City of Vancouver. Youth seeking volunteer hours with Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House…

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Intermediate English Conversation Club

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Health and Wellness Group for Immigrant Women (Arabic)

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 19, 2018

An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A free ongoing theme-based program to help and support immigrant women with permanent resident or GARs status to adjust their new lives in Canada. Immigrant women are invited to come meet new friends, share their experiences, knowledge, skills, cultural and resources. Childcare available. Registration required. Please come join us! Sherifa Azzab:  604.879.8208 ext 203, sazzab@mpnh.org 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House 800 East Broadway, Vancouver 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month ISS of BC Welcome…

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Between Women! for Spanish Speakers

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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For newcomer and immigrant Spanish speaking women A space to help us and grow together (for women of all ages) This is a weekly program that provides a safe and friendly space that permits newcomers and immigrant Spanish speaking women to increase self-awareness, self-care and community connection. Activities build women’s skills and knowledge to cope with every day stress of settlement and integration through making craft, meditation and mindfulness exercises, emotional literacy and other alternative ways to support wellness. Participants…

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Winter Wonderland

December 6 - December 8
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Please join us in celebrating the holidays by walking through our Winter Wonderland, taking a picture with Santa, and enjoying a delicious breakfast! Winter Wonderland Cost: $2/person Dates: Thursday, December 6 | 1–4 p.m. Friday, December 7 | 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, December 8 | 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Pancake Breakfast: Reservations Required (includes a walk through Winter Wonderland) Cost: $6/adult | $3/child 3–12 years old | free for children 2 & under Dates: Saturday, December 8 | 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.…

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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Seniors English Conversation Club

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This is where you will meet other seniors who are as eager to master conversational English as you are. We have an experienced ESL teacher to guide you toward mastering everyday English speaking. Canadian permanent residents and citizens are welcome. Registration is required. Contact: Thanh Lam, Settlement & Youth Services Coordinator tlam@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 302 Service provided in Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese  

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Newcomer Youth Leadership

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2018

An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 14, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A leadership training program for newcomer youth (ages 13-19) to develop their leadership and organizational skills as they plan and implement their own programming for fellow immigrant peers. Fee: Membership required. First year free. Contact Manual Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer mgamas@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer Hgao@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)

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Dads at play!

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A drop-in program for dads with children 0-5 years, featuring: themed activities and circle time with songs and stories!  By Donation To register please contact Carmen at: ccontreras@mpnh.org or 604.879.8208 ext 202 Snacks provided. Limited spots available.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Circle

December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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This program is open to all grandparents raising grandchildren, or any other family relatives raising a family member's child. In this support circle we discuss changes in social life, financial concerns, health issues and more. This program is in collaboration with Parent Support Services Society of BC. Call Parent Support Services at 604.669.1616 to register

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InChoiring Minds

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 6, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A choir you can call home! 13 classes for $100 (sliding scale available). No audition Practice CD's Fun and varied music Relaxed atmosphere A non-yelling conductor! For information and registration, please call Earle Peach: 604.874.1256

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Seniors Information & Referral Support

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Our trained Information and Referral volunteer is available to provide you with information about government programs and subsidies (Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement), Disability Pension, Medical Services Plan, BC Bus Pass, housing subsidies for low income seniors, and more. You can also get help with completing government forms. If you would like to make an appointment with our Info and Referral volunteer, please sign up at the Front Desk (or call 604.879.8208) by Wednesday evening for…

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Mah Jong Drop-In

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for non-members. Contact Tracy Lynch tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107  

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YWCA Single Moms Support Group

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with YWCA, we offer a Single Moms Support Group at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Meet other single mothers to share knowledge and resources. Childcare and snacks are available. Registration is required. Contact: Nubia, 778.833.2579

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In Pleasant Company Community Lunch

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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MPNH invites community members to join us for a healthy multigenerational social lunch in the East Hall. Please notify us in advance if you have special dietary needs. Cost: $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Contact: Mike Volker, Director of Core Programs and Operations, mvolker@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 128

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Seniors Line Dancing

December 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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The Spot! (Ages 13-19)

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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A fun, Friday evening drop-in program that includes homework help, cooking activities, movie nights, games, activities and other outings for all youth. Contact: Manuel Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer, mgamas@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer, hgao@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)

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English Conversation Circle | نادي المحادثة باللغة الإنجليزية

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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هل تريدون التحسن في المحادثة باللغة الانجليزية؟ هل تحتاجون المساعدة في الواجبات المنزلية؟ إذاً انضموا إلينا! ابتداءاً من نوفمبر ٣, كل سبت من الساعة 10:30 صباحاً إلى 12:30 ظهراً تتوفر تذاكر المواصلات يرجى إحضار بطاقة الإقامة الدائمة لمزيد من المعلومات والتسجيل يرجى التواصل مع إيمان السلّال: 604.879.8208 iman.alsallal@gmail.com Do you want to improve your English conversation skills? Do you need help with homework? Then join us! Bus tickets available Please bring your PR # with you For more information, please…

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Latin-American Family Drop-In: “Oruguitas Latinas”

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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For Spanish-speaking families with children under five years old. Come play and interact with other families, in Spanish! Para familias con niñ@s de 0-5 años Este es un espacio para familias Latinas para jugar e interactuar con sus hij@s, socializar, participar en actividades de arte, sesiones informativas, cantar canciones y planear actividades en conjunto. También Nadie es perfecto y otros programas pueden estar disponibles. Fee: Suggested donation of $2 per child Contact Lina Arias, LArias@mpnh.org 604.879.8208 ext 202 (English, Spanish)

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Beginner English Conversation Club

December 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Newcomers and immigrant families are welcome. Childcare is available for children 18 months to 5 years. In both groups, participants get to learn about Canadian culture and traditions to improve their settlement and integration by building relationships with others and community attachment. Registration is required for adults and children. Beginners Club This group works on learning foundational vocabulary and practicing simple conversations for work or fun activities. Schedule: Mondays, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Intermediate Club This group works on more advanced conversations…

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Seniors Line Dancing

December 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer ayu@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program & Hub Coordinator tlynch@mpnh.org, 604.879.8208 ext 107

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Circle of Nations: Mount Pleasant Cultural Sharing Night

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Indigenous families and individuals who are seeking to share their culture are welcome to come. We will visit together and explore cultural teachings, arts, and activities. For families who are able, please bring a small food item to share. Also bring any special cultural projects that you want to work on or share knowledge about. Childcare available for ages 2-6. Youth Engagement Circle for ages 7 and up (hip hop, leadership, and other activities). Advance registration required. To register please…

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Employment Programming for Newcomers

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive immigrant support services under the federally funded program. This program focuses on the needs of temporary residents who are working in B.C. and have the…

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