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 email@example.com
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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 | Jan 7 -Mar 10 | 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
249323| $100/10 sessions
Tues | Jan 7 -Mar 10 | 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
249324 | $100/10 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 | Jan 6 -Mar 9 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM
249315 | $80.38/10 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 | Jan 14- Mar 31 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
258167 | $191.00/12 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 | 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
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 | 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)
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)
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)
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
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 | Jan 8-Mar 11 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
249318 | 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 | Jan 12-Mar 29 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
249325| $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 | Jan 11-Mar 21 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
249317 | $150/10 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 | 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
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)
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 email@example.com
Sat | Jan 11-Mar 14 | 1:00 AM-4:00 PM
29322 | FREE