Registration is now open for all June digital learning programs. For a full list of activities or to register, see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to June).
June program highlights:
Thursday, June 6, 13 and 20, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids and families at all skill levels can learn and play with different technologies every week. Digital and screen-free options are offered. Children under the age of nine must be accompanied be a parent/caregiver. Drop-in, but space is limited to 12 children/ families.
Registration for July youth programs in The Lab opens June 5! Including weekly offerings while school is out for kids ages 6+
Mondays, June, 3, 10, 17 and 24, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring project ideas to this four-part Learning Circle on Excel 2016. You'll team up with other learners to build the skills you need to accomplish your goals.
Tuesday, June 4, 11 and 25, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Use Camtasia video software to create a multimedia slideshow combining digital photos and royalty-free music.
Wednesday, June 5, 12 and 19, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5, 12 and 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Your first steps towards using an iPad! This gentle introductory class will cover the differences between iPads and other tablets and teach you how to type, tap, swipe and interact with your iPad.
English Conversation Circle
Monday, June 3, 10 and 17, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Improve your listening and speaking skills.
Tuesday, June 4, 11 and 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners.
Fridays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
An enjoyable, intermediate-level program to practise your English conversation skills. Facilitated by the Baha’i Community of West Vancouver.
Health + Wellness
Tech Talk: Finding Health Information Online
Monday, June 10, 6:30 – 8 p.m., The Lab
Join Vicki Lee, a clinical librarian with a specialization in the information needs of patients and their families, to explore apps and resources designed to help you meet your health care goals. Online registration is required.
Understanding Dementia & the 10 Warning Signs
Tuesday, June 11, 2 – 4 p.m., Welsh Hall
What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Learn about illnesses that cause dementia, dementia’s 10 warning signs, effects on the brain and treatment options. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, June 1, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Socialize and play board games with our Gamer-in-Residence. Children under 10 must attend with an adult. To register, please call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 12:30 – 2 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Share ideas, techniques and conversation. All skill levels welcome.
Local Voices — On the Water
Wednesday, June 5, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Bounded by Burrard Inlet, Howe Sound and the Capilano River, West Vancouver is almost an island. Join us to hear how three men sailed a dugout canoe from West Vancouver to Hawai’i, and other stories from our shores.
Travel Tales! — Ecuador
Thursday, June 13, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Enjoy stories of adventures with veteran travel writer, Michael McCarthy.
Philosophers’ Café: Mass Media
Thursday, June 20, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
How does today’s rapidly-changing mass media enhance or limit life? Does it make a difference if you are a senior?