101 results for author: VOBOC


Work Café

Monday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you have a project or hobby on the go, but find yourself without the time or space to dedicate to it? If so, this might be just the thing for you! It's a 2-hour block of time each week to spend on whatever craft or project you have on the go. Writing a novel? Starting your own business? Just need to catch up on 99 emails and phone calls? We can help! Registration includes free wifi access and one cup of hot coffee or tea each week. Free childcare is available. Register for Work Café.

Let’s Make a Scene! (10-16 yrs.)

Wednesday 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Kids and teens will jump into this high-energy workshop and learn the rules of improv so they can create amazing theatre on the spot. Are each other to a game of wits and find the joy of being silly. A small class size allows for a safe and encouraging place to play. No experience - or right answers - required. Important information: The WIWC's childcare service is not available during this course. This course begins on January 22. There is no class on February 19 and March 4. The last class is on March 11. This is 6-week course. Instructor: 20 years of improv training with John Abbott College, ASM, ...

Hibou M! – Science Lab for Kids (4-6 yrs. With Parent)

Saturday 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Upstairs Classroom This enjoyable introduction to science is designed specifically to inspire future scientists by exploring science through play. Each class will touch on an exciting subject in the world of science, such as crystals, caves, planets, rockets, buildings, and shapes. Important information: The WIWC's childcare service is not available during Saturday courses. There is a $10 consumables fee per family payable to the instructor at the first class. The last class is on February 22. This is 6-week course. Instructor: Daniela Meca, B. Eng., Early Childhood Educator Register for Hibou M! - Science Lab ...

Free-Form Mandala Acrylic Painting (9-12 yrs.)

Saturday 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Come and create a free-form mandala painting that will be built upon over the course of 9 weeks. This course is welcome to children of all abilities. Important information: There is a $25 consumables fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class. Please bring smocks. We will ask one parent to volunteer each week to assist the instructor. The WIWC's childcare service is not available during Saturday courses. The last class is on March 21. This is 9-week course. Instructor: Terri Almond, Self-taught artist and photographer; Integration aide at LBPSB Register for Free-Form Mandala ...

After School Karate (6-10 yrs. With Parent)

Tuesday 4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Gym This is an introduction to the beautiful world of martial arts. Students will learn blocks, strikes, kicks, and combinations of movements that will help them to develop their balance, coordination, strength, and body control. Important information: The WIWC's childcare service is not available during this course. Instructor: Meghan Greig, 2nd degree black belt in Wado Kai Karate Register for After School Karate.

Winter Registration Dates to Remember

The Winter Course Schedule has been posted! The Winter Session takes place from January 14 to March 29, 2019 (10 weeks). There are no classes March 4 - 8 (Spring Break). Pre-Registration (current members only) ONLINE or in person during office hours until December 2nd. Monday, December 3 Registration will be closed during the day while we prepare for for open registration. Join us for Winter 2019 open registration in person from 7 - 8 p.m. or online starting at 7 p.m. (non-members and current members). Tuesday, December 4 Registration continues in office and online. For information about registration procedures, please refer to the M...

Art on My Own (3 – 5 yrs)

Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Upstairs Classroom In this course, children will explore different techniques, artists, tools and materials, with a focus on creating art on their own. It is about the process, self-expression and above all having fun! During each class, children will enjoy a story-time circle, join in an active movement activity in preparation, and create a work of art on their own. Moms are asked to wait in the waiting area downstairs. Each week one mother will be the teacher’s helper. It is advised that children wear a smock or old clothing and go to the washroom prior to class. Please Note: The last class is on June 2. This is ...

SelfSight® Journaling

Thursday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom A journaling adventure offering enlightening insight into the many aspects of your Self.  To know, understand, and accept your Self is to have ultimate freedom. You are set free to be your best you, to tap into untold inner resources, and to experience everything around you from a new, illuminated perspective. Please Note: There is no class October 27 (WIWC event). The last class is on December 1. This is a 10-week course. Instructor: Jill Boileau, Holistic Journaling

Nutrition: Stop Ageing Now!

Tuesday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom This class is for you if you would like to learn how to use nutrition to slow down the hands of time. New research tells us that what you eat plays a key role in slowing down the ageing process by greatly reducing the incidence of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, macular degeneration, and other diseases and conditions. The goal of this class is to help you understand how the ageing process is affected by nutrition and lifestyle, and then help you to develop your own tool box of strategies to use in different circumstances. Using the nutrition information that we learn, you will be encouraged to ...

Anxiety and Resilience in the Emotional Well-Being Journey

Friday 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom This course is designed as an overview of how anxiety and stress can affect our lives and what we can do about it. Integrating various theoretical approaches and research, we will examine the factors that contribute to anxiety and the available psychological interventions. There will be a focus on practical prevention and recovery strategies and developing resilience. Perspectives on emotional well-being will also be integrated into the course with the idea that managing anxiety is part of our well-being journey. Please Note: There is no class on November 13. Instructor: Melinda Morros, M.A., ...

Choir

Monday 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Come and join us for a fun afternoon of singing in the choir course! We will be working on a variety of music in two-part harmony. There will also be some exercises to help develop vocal technique. If you like to sing, this is the place to be! Some previous musical knowledge would be helpful, but not necessary. All are welcome! Please Note: There is no class October 10 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on November 28. This is a 10-week course. Instructor: Wendy Tilson, B. Mus. (McGill University), B.Ed. (University of Toronto)

Journaling: Hallelujah! Letting Go

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom When we hold on to things that do not serve us, that are outdated or harmful, our "baggage" can become heavy or unbearable, making it difficult to see how to move forward and almost impossible to thrive. But how do we let go of things such as crippling self-judgment, anger, resentment, guilt, anxiety, expectations, outdated beliefs, relationships, disappointments, worries — when "Letting Go" is such an abstract concept? This course provides a process through journaling to help you let go, stop sacrificing yourself, and learn to be true to your Self. Hallelujah! You CAN feel lighter, more alive....

Introduction to Gardening

Friday 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Gardening is a rewarding and popular hobby, but where do you start? Great gardens require patience and much planning. This 10-week journey into the world of gardening will enable participants new to gardening to "just dig in" and feel more comfortable with the steps required in creating and maintaining their own garden while also providing valuable information for more experienced gardeners. Each week will be devoted to a different gardening topic, and learning will be enhanced with slide presentations of garden photos and the multitude of plants that exist in today's market. Participants are encouraged to ...

Introduction to Chinese Thought and Script

Monday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you find Chinese culture absolutely fascinating? Then this might be the course for you! In this introductory course, we will learn about the fundamentals of traditional Chinese thought and the important part Chinese script plays within Chinese culture. We will not only approach this topic from a theoretical point of view, but also practice traditional Chinese calligraphy. This will not only help us better understand and explore the beauty of Chinese characters but also let us enjoy the relaxing, meditative effects of writing Chinese script. A consumable fee for brushes, paper and ink of $10 is payable ...

Walking Group: Step it Up!

Wednesday 1:15-2:15 p.m. Outside - Meet on the grass on the north side of the building This course will help you maintain a healthy weight, strengthen your bones, improve your balance and coordination, but most importantly, it will make you feel great! The course includes 40 minutes of walking -- starting at a beginner's pace and gradually increasing the speed and difficulty. This is followed by 20 minutes of standing ab work and stretching. Please Note -- this class will run rain or shine so come prepared! You are encouraged to bring a towel and a water bottle in a small bag. This is a 10-week course. Instructor: Orly Sharoni, PMA (Pilates ...