As part of the Community Dialogues on the Overdoes Crisis, Burnaby Schools is looking for youth interested in participating in its Word Up Youth Overdose Dialogue event. The event is a chance for youth to speak frankly about drugs, addiction and the overdose crisis and to meet emergency responders and other service providers. RSVP by February 11, 2019 to Jessica Gill at 778-875-6526 or Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burnaby Food First (BFF) invites you to join a community asset mapping discussion about community food resources in Burnaby and the gaps/barriers in accessing them at Burnaby Neighbourhood House South (4460 Beresford Street). The results will inform BFF’s work to develop a food asset map of Burnaby. Snacks provided! All are welcome. Please register at: email@example.com.
Are you interested in helping your local community? The Society to End Homelessness in Burnaby and Burnaby Community Services are hosting the annual Coldest Night of the Year walk and fundraiser. The event is a family-friendly walk that raises money for these organizations serving low income residents of Burnaby, including persons experiencing homelessness. There are many ways to participate! Organize a team to do the walk, register to walk with a team, volunteer to help with event logistics, or donate to a participating team. Further information is available on the website.
The National Congress of Black Women Foundation invites you to a Legacy Dinner in special recognition of five trailblazers. The dinner will be held at Bonsor Recreation Centre (6550 Bonsor Ave.) Advance tickets only, $55. Tickets can be purchased here. There will be music and a cash bar. RSVP by February 18. For more information call 604-605-0124.
Douglas College is offering a workplace skills training and job placement program for newcomers ages 17 and older with LINC 3+. Classes will be held at Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre (202-4250 Kingsway). For more information email connectionsTG@douglascollege.ca or call Hawer at 778-919-1049 or Zach at 778-628-5823.
Individuals working with youth in a sport, recreation or physical activity capacity are invited to register for a free training opportunity on inclusion by viaSport BC held at Burnaby Village Museum (6501 Deer Lake Ave.). This training will provide you with tools, techniques and best practices to create inclusive sport, recreation and physical activity experiences for youth from marginalized populations. Register online.
Presented by Parent Support Services Society of BC
This FREE 2-hour workshop covers the following:
1) What is the difference between Discipline & Punishment?
2) The stages of Child Development and the appropriate discipline.
3) What resources are available to support Parents, Caregiver and Children.
To attend, Please
Limited childminding spaces will be available onsite; please let us know when registering if you will require childminding.
Parent Support Services Society operates Support Circles across BC, for those in a parenting role. These Support Circles (run in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Filipino & Korean) include Circles for grandparents raising their grandchildren, Fathers, Indigenous communities, and more.
We have Support Circles for parents and caregivers like you!
We acknowledge the financial contribution of the Government of British Columbia
Raising Our Children: The Role of Discipline
A free workshop for anyone in a parenting role.
This one hour free presentation (Burnaby City Hall, Council Chambers, 4949 Canada Way) with a question and answer period is aimed towards personal safety and robbery prevention. The officers from Burnaby RCMP Strike Force Unit will present on current crime trends, what to do during a robbery, what to do after a robbery, and what not to do. RSVP by contacting the Crime Prevention Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-646-9811.
Burnaby Neighbourhood House Community ‘Open Mic’ Night! Come watch some great local talent in a family-friendly environment! Takes place at the BNH Community Hall (5024 Rumble Street). Entrance by donation (suggested $4.00/per person). All proceeds go towards the renovation and upkeep of the BNH Community Hall. Refreshments available courtesy of Buy-Low Foods. Interested in performing? Click here. For more information visit www.burnabynh.ca or contact BNH at 604.431.0400. Occurs FIRST Thursday of every month.