Registration is now open for Moberly's fall programs. Check them out here!
MACC is operated as a satellite facility to the Sunset Community Centre. As such we share programming and the support of the Sunset Community Association.
SHIAMAK’S BOLLYWOOD JAZZ
International Shiamak Davar
A perfect class for the middle of the week to get you moving, grooving, and recharged! Energetic music, dance, exercise and choreography makes this class a favourite among students of all ages. This progressive class gives participants the opportunity to participate in our Summer Funk 2019 show to be held on June 29th at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey. During this session, the classes will be building on a routine every week, and collaboratively working on designing costumes and properties to be incorporated into their performance.
Wed | Sep 4-Nov 27 | 4:45 PM-5:30 PM
236138 | $204/12 sessions
Wed | Sep 4-Nov 27 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
236139 | $204/12 sessions
Wed | Sep 4-Nov 27 | 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
236140 | $204/12 sessions
KISMAT BHANGRA DANCE (4-13 yrs)
Bhangra is an excellent way for kids and teens to learn movement, rhythm, dance and culture. This class gives students an opportunity to participate in a fun and exciting learning environment that not only helps with their exercise and physical activity, but also contributes to an enriching cultural experience, regardless of their background. Children can embody the true art form of Bhangra through a fusion of music and self-expression that will lead to high spirits and continual involvement in a growing community. No experience necessary. There will be a recital at the end of the class.
Tues | Sep 10-Dec 3 | 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
243950 | $80/12 sessions
Tues | Sep 10-Dec 3 | 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
243951 | $80/12 sessions
Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Improvisation and choreography, two essential skills for bellydancers. Join Dinah to learn new choreographies, develop your personal improvisation style, and explore ways to adapt both approaches to solo and group dances. Previous bellydance experience is required. No class Apr 22 and May 20.
Mon | Sep 9-Dec 2 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM
236129 | $80.38/12 sessions
POLYMER DANCE Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)
Polymer Dance is a contemporary dance class and improvisation ensemble for non-professional dancers over the age of 16 with at least three years dance experience. If you are a dancer looking for formal training with professional-level teachers and love to improvise and perform, Polymer Dance is for you! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. drop-in available at $18/session.
Tue | Sep 17-Dec 10 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
236136 | $206.95/13 sessions
BHANGRA CARDIO (18+ yrs)
Bhangra Cardio has become a fun and popular way to get in shape, while learning Bhangra, a folk dance style from the northern Indian state of Punjab. In Bhangra Cardio, students can expect increased muscle tone and flexibility, increased lung powers and weight loss.
Tues | Sep 10-Dec 3 | 6:00 PM-6:45 PM
243952 | $80/12 sessions
ARTS & HEALTH: Healthy Aging Through Arts (50+ yrs)
An arts initiative located at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre where Moberly senior dancers, together with a professional dance artist, Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davis, explore cultural traditions, personal history and movement through improvisation and dance. Please sign up in-person on the first day at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre. For further information or visit www.artsandhealth.ca
Thu | Oct 10-Dec 12 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
236128 | FREE
MOVE, GROOVE AND IMPROVE (50+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Move, Groove, and Improve is a program focused on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga and go on trips to community hubs to increase social connections. Instruction is in Punjabi. To register, please call South Vancouver Neighbourhood House at 604-324-6212.
Tue & Wed | Sep 10-Dec 4 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
236135 | FREE
SHAOLIN KUNG FU (16+ yrs)
Looking for an after-work or, after-school workout with an ancient twist? Come and learn Shaolin style martial arts from instructor Matthias Klenk, a martial artist with over 10 years of experience.
Mon | Sep 9-Dec 2 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM
236137 | FREE
COMMUNITY SEWING (18+ yrs)
Fabienne Good joins the Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre as an artist in residence, working with the public to create textile based works of art together, using scraps of fabric from all around. Whether you’re new to sewing, or are just looking for a space to work on project together and socialize, this drop in class will be suitable for you. Participants can expect to start small with practical projects and move onto larger projects, like a community made quilt.
Wed | Sep 11-Dec 11 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
236131 | FREE
MOBERLY GAMELAN AND WAYANG SHADOW PUPPETS (9+ yrs)
Javanese Gamelan is an Indonesian traditional orchestra ensembles largely consisting of gongs and keyed percussion instruments. This class is suitable for schools? students and everyone who interested to learn and explore Indonesian percussion music and wayang tradition (shadow puppets).
Sun | Sep 15-Dec 1 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
240482 | $200/10 sessions
CHILDREN’S TAIKO ENSEMBLE (5-12 yrs)
Basics of taiko drumming geared for children. Rhythm training, team building, confidence growing within a world music context. We will work towards performance on Japanese taiko drums made for children
Sat | Sep 21-Dec 4 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
236130 | $375/21 sessions
TAIKO JAPANESE DRUMMING (18+ yrs)
Learn traditional Japanese drumming (Taiko) on real Japanese drums! Get a full body workout with a world music drumming experience, and work towards a performing opportunities. Beginners to drumming are welcome. Drum sticks and drums are provided.
Sat | Sep 21-Dec 7 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
236141 | $100/10 sessions
GIRLS ROCK CAMP (8-16 yrs)
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver (GRCV) aims to empower female and non-binary youth through music creation. This session of GRCV’s after school program will focus on different musical genres, from rock, country, punk, pop, hip hop, and more, led by local female musicians, as well as workshops in songwriting and merch making (campers will screenprint their own tshirts). Youth will get hands on experience making music in different musical genres while learning the basics of music creation. No musical experience is necessary! All gear is provided.
Thu | Sep 26-Nov 28 | 3:30 PM-6:30 PM
239553 | $100/9 sessions
FAMILY MEALS PROGRAM
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
The Family Meals Program is drop in program for parents and caregivers with young children. The program offers parents/caregivers the opportunity to connect with other new parents in the community, share a meal, share experiences and find out more about resources and supports in the community. It also offers children the opportunity to meet, play and socialize with other children. An Early Childhood Educator is present during the program to facilitate story time, games and crafts, sing-a-longs and other age appropriate activities.
Mon | Sep 9-Dec 2 | 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
236133 | FREE
WORKSHOP FOR CAREGIVERS (19+ yrs)
A warm and welcoming circle for caregivers of people with physical or mental disabilities to share their experiences and to learn gentle movement activities that assist with relaxation and self-care.
Mon | Oct 13 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
240542 | FREE
MEDICINAL GARDEN STEWARDSHIP with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder in planting, growing and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. Lori Snyder will plan with participants which herbs to grow, when to harvest them, and when to create new products from them. This bundle ensures that you won’t miss a single opportunity to learn from this incredible gardener. Students should wear warm clothes appropriate for planting. $5 drop in fee available.
Sat | Oct 2 & Nov 9 | 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
239300 | $10/3 sessions
Registration is now open for Moberly's fall programs. Check them out here!
Upcoming Echo Park Film Centre events for August 2019! Workshop: Sonic Meditations: Listening In the GardenSunday, August 111 – 4 pmBees buzzing, flowers growing, birds singing… Summertime is the perfect time for some Sonic Meditations! Inspired by the work of Pauline...
As always, we're happy to announce upcoming events at Moberly's Fieldhouse suite with Echo Park Film Centre North. Here's their upcoming schedule for the month of June! Event: Yoga In The Garden Saturday, June 1 11 am – 1 pm Uniting your body, mind and spirit through...
June 24 1pm - 4pm Register for free here Come join visiting international dance artist Maura García in an experiential, movement-based workshop in the Moberly Medicinal Herb Garden. Participants will learn techiques to interpret, understand and explore the gardens...
Moberly is hiring Camp Leaders and Supervisors for our annual Creative Remix Summer Camps! If you're between the ages of 15 and 30, and enthusiastic about art and teaching kids, then definitely apply! Details for Supervisor here and Leader here.
April 11 @ 7pm - 8:30pm Ages 12 and up $5 entry fee Come learn from Lori Snyder which plants can be harvested and stored for your own tea making supplies. Home made teas benefit your well being and the planet too as we gather locally. Examples rosemary, reshape, lemon...
We're very excited to be offering a new Dance for Parkinsons class, taught by the Trina Frometa, a certified teacher from Venezuela! The class runs on Wednesdays, starting April 3, from 2pm - 4pm. Each class is dropin, and you can find more information and sign up...
Community Sewing starts again this Spring with a new artist, Fabienne Good! This is the first time our community sewing group will have a full time artist helping with the projects. We're going to start off with potholders, and work out way to bigger, collaborative...
Moberly Spring program open up for registration on March 7th! You can view what we've got going on here!
Moberly is super looking forward to hosting our first Israeli Dance Party for Families. Israeli Dance is a unique social dance form originating in Israel, designed to bring people together and create community with music and dance. This Israeli Dance Party for...
Echo Park, the new Fieldhouse group in the Moberly Fieldhouse Suite, has absolutely hit the ground running this year! Here's their first plethora of amazing events for you to take part in, free! Workshop: Eureka! A Found Footage Workshop Saturday, February 16 1 – 5 PM...
Wintertime is no time to slack on gardening! Come to the moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder in planting, growing and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. Lori Snyder will plan with participants which herbs to...
Noriko Kobayashi returns this weekend to teach Taiko drumming for children and adults. Sign up while there's still spots available! Childrens Taiko, Jan 12 - Mar 30, 10am - 10:45am Adults Taiko, Jan 12 - Mar 30, 11am - 12pm
Craft your own lantern to light up the winter solstice on December 8th from 11am - 4:30pm at the Sunset Community Centre Join Sunset's Artists in Residence and master lantern builder Ian McFarlane in a FREE lantern making workshop. Participants will learn how to shape...
Cassandra Kobayashi is here to teach us to make Japanese natto, a traditional vegan fermented food, high in Vitamin K2 and protein. Demo includes detailed instruction sheet, how to use household equipment, and samples to taste. Register here
Calling all curious ears! Learn to use basic audio recording equipment to document the sounds of your neighbourhood and create your own short audio collage. This two part workshop will include hands-on instruction from Julie Hammond and Matthew Ariaratnam in recording...
Join the Moberly Senior Dancers and contemporary dancers Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davies for an open house, featuring dancing and tea! The Moberly Senior Dance Group is part of Arts & Health: Healthy Aging Through the Arts, which connects seniors and professional...
Fall classes, programs, events and workshops are now open for registration! Apart from the return of popular programs such as Move, Groove and Improve, Shiamak Bollywood Jazz and Food Skills for Families, we also have some new classes such as Syrian Food for the Soul,...