Moberly Closure

Community Centre Closure Notice to Public and Program Instructors The City of Vancouver is working with internal and external partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) on a proactive approach to deal with COVID-19 in B.C. Here at the City, we are doing...

Healing Teas with Lori Snyder

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, lemon balm, peppermint, stinging nettle, spruce tips and more....

Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder

Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder for a three week stewardship program, involving planting, growing, and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. $5 drop in fee is available. Dates: April 19, May 17,...

Spring Registration

Registration for Moberly's spring programming begins tomorrow, March 5th, at 9am. Our programs this season range from theatre to sewing, cooking, gardening, martial arts, Bollywood dance, and more!   You can register: Online at ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver...

Medicinal Gardening with Lori Snyder

Date: March 8 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm 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,...

Recipes for Wild Greens

Date: March 12th Time: 7pm - 8:30pm Ages 12+. Did you know that those wild "weeds" in your backyard and along the edges in the alley ways are important, rich, densely packed nutrient-filled foods? Come join Lori Snyder as we explore who these weeds are and how best to...

Writers International Network Canada Celebrates World Poetry Day

Date: March 21 Time: 5:30PM – 8PM Welcome back for another annual evening of free poetry recital, music and dance in a multicultural and multilingual event. For more information, or if you would like to read a poem that day, call Ashok Bhargava at 604-327-6040 or...

Dezza Dance Presents Leg Up! 2020

Date: February 6 & 7 Time: Box office opens at 7:00pm, show at 8:00PM Tickets, visit: http://www.dezzadance.com/upcoming-performances Want to catch a glimpse of some of the best emerging talent in the city? Dezza Dance and Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre...

Growing Healthy with Echo Park Film Centre

Come on by Moberly Fieldhouse on Thursdays in January, 10am - 2pm for some casual conversation, fun animation and tasty refreshments. Growing Healthy is a series of short films exploring the medicinal and cultural use of herbs, fruits and vegetables by communities in...

Winter Programs Starting

Winter Programs are starting this week! If you haven't already, check out our program page here to see our current offerings!

 PROGRAMS

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.

If you would like to run programs at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre, please fill out this MACC Program Proposal Form (PDF 102kb), and send it to the programmer at moberly@vancouver.ca

Register for Programs

REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS HERE

DANCE

KISMAT BHANGRA DANCE (4-13 yrs)
Raman Sandhu
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.

(4-6 yrs)
Tues | Jan 7 -Mar 10 | 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
249323| $100/10 sessions

(7-13 yrs)
Tues | Jan 7 -Mar 10 | 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
249324 | $100/10 sessions

Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Dinah Marcantuoni
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 | Jan 6 -Mar 9 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM
249315 | $80.38/10 sessions

POLYMER DANCE Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)
Miriam Esquitin
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 polymerdance@gmail.com. drop-in available at $18/session.

Tue | Jan 14- Mar 31 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
258167 | $191.00/12 sessions

BHANGRA CARDIO (18+ yrs)
Raman Sandhu
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 | Jan 7-Mar 10 | 6:00 PM-6:45 PM
249316 | $100/10 sessions

Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz (4-12 yrs)
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. During this session, classes will be a building on a routine every week, and collaboratively working on designing costumes and properties to be incorporated into their performance. Participants are advised to dress in comfortable active wear for class, and may wear running shoes or be bare foot as per comfort. Bringing a water bottle is encouraged! $21 drop-in fee is available.  For more information, please visit www.shiamak.ca/vancouver

 (4-6 yrs)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wed | Jan 8-Mar 11 | 5:15 PM-6:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                        249329 | $178.50/10 sessions

(7-12 yrs)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wed | Jan 8-Mar 11 | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
249330 | $178.50/10 sessions

Valentine Bollywood Drop-In (13 + yrs)                                                                                                                                                                                                   International Shiamak Davar     

 Wed | Feb 12 | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                                       249330 | $178.50/10 sessions

Wednesday Night Bollywood Fix (13 + yrs)
International Shiamak Davar
Shiamak Vancouver is pleased to present for the first time ever-our “Wednesday Night Bollywood Fix” series of workshops! A trio of classes to have you dancing like the biggest stars and dancing sensations in bollywood! Join us for an energetic and upbeat class and get your mid-week dance fix! Book your spot now, and don’t miss out! $15 drop -in option is available.

Wed | Jan 22-Feb 5  | 7:00 PM-8:15 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                          261510 | $47.25/3 sessions

 

 

HEALTH

ARTS & HEALTH: Healthy Aging Through Arts (50+ yrs)
Anna Kraulis
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 | Jan 9-Mar 12 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
249314 | 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 | Jan 14-Mar 11 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
249326 | FREE

SHAOLIN KUNG FU (16+ yrs)
Matthias Klenk
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 | Jan 6 -Mar 9 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM
249328 | FREE

MEDICINAL GARDEN STEWARDSHIP with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Lori Snyder
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 | Jan 19, Feb 16 & Mar 8 | 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
258071 | $15/3 sessions

Learning the Medicine Wheel with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Lori Snyder
Come discover wild, native and medicinal plants that support us physically, emotionally, mentality and spirituality as we explore and experience our living world through various samples of plant foods and medicines. Lori will introduce you to ‘Indigenous ways of knowing’ as a we navigate the 4 directions of the medicine wheel to help anchor these important ways of being and help move us into an understanding and awareness of restored health. Through stories and engaging our senses we will weave out way back to our true nature.

Thu | Feb 27 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
258722 | $5

Making Incense From Fragrant Plants  with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Lori Snyder                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Burning aromatic herbs and resins is a tradition found all over the world through countless generations. Besides simply smelling good, incense is used in ceremonies, for healing and cleansing our environment. Science has noted that incense purifies the air helping our bodies to stay healthy and avoiding pathogens. There are many common plants that grow in our gardens that are rich in aromatics and are great for incense. Use aromatic plants that you have direct relationships with is an empowering way to enjoy the gifts of plants. Come out and join Lori Snyder as we prepare incense made with local native plant material.

Tue | Jan 30 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
258179 | $5

Recipes for Wild Greens  with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)                                                                                                                                                                                         Lori Snyder                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Did you know that those wild “weeds” in your backyard and along the edges in the alley ways are important, rich, densely packed nutrient filled foods? Come join Lori Snyder as we explore who these weeds are and how best to prepare them. Dandelion, chickweed, land crest, plantain, lamb’s quarter, wild mustard, yellow dock, purslane, shepard’s purse and more. Bring any samples you might have growing in your garden.

Thu | Mar 12 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
258723 | $5

 

 ARTS

COMMUNITY SEWING (18+ yrs)
Fabienne Good
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 | Jan 8-Mar 11 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
249318 | FREE

 

MUSIC

MOBERLY GAMELAN AND WAYANG SHADOW PUPPETS (9+ yrs)
Sutrisno Hartana
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 | Jan 12-Mar 29 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
249325| $200/10 sessions

CHILDREN’S TAIKO ENSEMBLE (5-12 yrs)
Noriko Kobayashi
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 | Jan 11-Mar 21 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
249317 | $150/10 sessions

TAIKO JAPANESE DRUMMING (18+ yrs)
Noriko Kobayashi
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 | Jan 11-Mar 28 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
249332 | $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 | Jan 9-Mar 12 | 3:30 PM-6:30 PM
249321 | $100/9 sessions

 

SPRING BREAK CAMPS

 

Glow Kids Spring Break Theatre Camp (Week 1) (6-12 yrs)                                                                                                                                                                          Lia Fletcher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Learn to sing, dance, and act. Kids will also learn howto get ready for auditions and live performances based on beloved musicals, plays and films. On sunny days, kids will get to practice outside and play outdoors. This is an excellent way to find out if your child enjoys the performing arts. No previous dance or acting experience necessary. Participants are placed into groups according to experience. Aftercare hours are available.                                                                                                                                             

Mon-Fri | Mar 16-Mar 20 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                              253856 | $195/5 sessions

Glow Kids Spring Break Theatre Camp (Week 2) (6-12 yrs)                                                                                                                                                                          Lia Fletcher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Learn to sing, dance, and act. Kids will also learn howto get ready for auditions and live performances based on beloved musicals, plays and films. On sunny days, kids will get to practice outside and play outdoors. This is an excellent way to find out if your child enjoys the performing arts. No previous dance or acting experience necessary. Participants are placed into groups according to experience. Aftercare hours are available.                                                                                                                                           

Mon-Fri | Mar 23-Mar 27 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                              253857 | $195/5 sessions

 

 COMMUNITY

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 | Jan 6-Mar 9 | 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
249319 | FREE

Hibret Amharic School (6-18 yrs)
Mekdes gete
This class is for children interested in learning to read and write one of Ethiopia’s major languages, Amharic. In addition, students will also learn about Ethiopia’s Culture, and history through music, dance and song. Once a month the group will have a day dedicated to cooking traditional Ethiopian dishes as well. To register, contact Mekdes Gete at mekdesgete@gmail.com

Sat | Jan 11-Mar 14 | 1:00 AM-4:00 PM
29322 | FREE

Moberly Closure

Moberly Closure

Community Centre Closure Notice to Public and Program Instructors The City of Vancouver is working with internal and external partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) on a proactive approach to deal with COVID-19 in B.C. Here at the City, we are doing...

Healing Teas with Lori Snyder

Healing Teas with Lori Snyder

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, lemon balm, peppermint, stinging nettle, spruce tips and more....

Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder

Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder

Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder for a three week stewardship program, involving planting, growing, and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. $5 drop in fee is available. Dates: April 19, May 17,...

Spring Registration

Spring Registration

Registration for Moberly's spring programming begins tomorrow, March 5th, at 9am. Our programs this season range from theatre to sewing, cooking, gardening, martial arts, Bollywood dance, and more!   You can register: Online at ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver...

Medicinal Gardening with Lori Snyder

Medicinal Gardening with Lori Snyder

Date: March 8 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm 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,...

Recipes for Wild Greens

Recipes for Wild Greens

Date: March 12th Time: 7pm - 8:30pm Ages 12+. Did you know that those wild "weeds" in your backyard and along the edges in the alley ways are important, rich, densely packed nutrient-filled foods? Come join Lori Snyder as we explore who these weeds are and how best to...

Winter Programs Starting

Winter Programs Starting

Winter Programs are starting this week! If you haven't already, check out our program page here to see our current offerings!

Wednesday Night Bollywood Fix

Wednesday Night Bollywood Fix

Shiamak Vancouver is pleased to present for the first time ever - our "Wednesday Night Bollywood Fix" series of workshops! A trio of classes to have you dancing like the biggest stars and dancing sensations in Bollywood! Join us for an energetic and upbeat class and...

Workshop for Caregivers October 13th

Workshop for Caregivers October 13th

Caregiving can be very stressful, and those in caregiving positions need to make sure they also give care to themselves! Olivia Shaffer is teaching a free movement and relaxation workshop for caregivers this Sunday, October 13, 2pm - 4pm....

Upcoming echo Park Film Centre Events – August

Upcoming echo Park Film Centre Events – August

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...

June Events for Echo Park Film Centre

June Events for Echo Park Film Centre

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...

Movement Response in the Garden

Movement Response in the Garden

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...

Summer Positions at Moberly Creative Remix

Summer Positions at Moberly Creative Remix

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.

Tea Making with Lori Snyder

Tea Making with Lori Snyder

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...

Creative Dance for Parkinsons

Creative Dance for Parkinsons

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...

Sewing with Fabienne Good

Sewing with Fabienne Good

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...

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