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2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada
(604) 257-6976 https://kitscc.com

January 2019

Orff and Kodaly Music (3-5 yrs)

January-8 to March-12, 2019 from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Orff music is an exciting, innovative and hands on approach to music education. Your child will sing, play a large variety of percussion instruments, including xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels. We will also do rhythm and pitch training, movement, puppets, worksheets and more!! Tonia Allen has been teaching all ages for many years and has recently moved her very popular Orff program from the Vancouver Academy of music to Kits Community Centre. Come and join the fun.

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Orff Kodaly Music For Kids (K – Grade 1)

January-8 to March-12, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

At this level we will work on specific rhythm work, learning tunes on xylophones and other pitched instruments, playing a great variety of instruments including drums, triangles, and various international instruments. Orff and Kodaly are exciting, fun and innovative methods to develop basic musical skills. Tonia Allen taught Orff music at the Vancouver Academy of Music for many years and has brought this popular program to Kitsilano Community Centre.

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Guitar Advanced (13-17 yrs)

January-8 to March-12, 2019 from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for students with at least 4 years of previous guitar experience. Students must be able to read notes for all six strings and up to 12 basic chords. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class is limited to 7 maximum to ensure individual attention.

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Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

January-8 to March-12, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

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Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

January-10 to March-14, 2019 from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

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Orff – Advanced Recorder Ensemble (Grades 5-6 )

January-10 to March-14, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for advanced recorder players who have knowledge of both soprano and alto recorders and two years previous playing experience. We will be adding tenor and soprano recorders to our ensemble as well as playing a large variety of pitched and non pitched percussion. Students must bring their own recorders and book 5 of the Windsongs series.

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Guitar for Intermediates (9-12 yrs)

January-10 to March-14, 2019 from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

A class for young musicians to continue perfecting the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Intermediate players should have 1-2 years of guitar experience.

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Orff and Kodaly Music Toddlers (2-3 yrs)

January-12 to March-16, 2019 from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for you and your child to enjoy together. Toddlers are ready for new musical challenges. In this level children begin to actively participate in singing and playing the instruments. We will focus on fun and learning musical concepts such as keeping the beat, following the leader as well as various movement songs and learning how to name and play a variety of percussion instruments. Tonia has been teaching the Orff method for many years and works with…

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Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

January-12 to March-16, 2019 from 12:35 pm to 1:20 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

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Little Cooks (3-5 yrs)

January-15 to March-12, 2019 from 9:15 am to 10:30 am
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Join us at Kits for this fun cooking program. Sarah has all sorts of tasty treats to help introduce children to the creative world of cooking. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies. .

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Design and Build (3-5 yrs)

January-15 to March-12, 2019 from 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

A great hands-on carpentry class for little builders. Create structures with wood, glue and other fun materials.

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Art Around the World (3-5 yrs)

January-15 to March-12, 2019 from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Come and join Sarah exploring the world through art. We will be making such things as masks from Africa, lanterns from China, indigenous dream catchers and much more. Dress for a mess as we use paints, glue, glitter and more!

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Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre Workshop

January-28 to January-28, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Are you a renter interested in information regarding the legal protection of residential tenants and are seeking information, education, support and research on residential tenancy matters? Join a free legal education workshop for tenants and advocates hosted by MLA David Eby and TRAC (Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre). We will be discussing: how to protect yourself; your rights and responsibilities; security deposits; illegal entry; repairs and evictions; and allowable rent increase

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February 2019

The Wonder of Bees

February-6 to February-6, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

In this Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Hives for Humanity, you'll learn about the culinary and home remedy uses of hive products, how to support pollinators, explore the biology, history, culture, wonder and magic of bees, and taste local honey. We'll have a community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds

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Puppy Basic Obedience

February-12 to March-12, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Basic obedience for puppies includes basic behaviour and commands as well as discussion of puppy issues such as housetraining and mouthing. Please check with your own vet to ensure your puppy may be safely registered. Adult registration only (family members may accompany registered adult). For more information contact Brenda at 604-224-2269 or email brenda@ callingalldogs.org.

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March 2019

Creative Writing and Art Camp (8-12 yrs)

March-20 to March-22, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Looking for a way to support your child?s writing and self-expression? In this fun spring break mini-camp children learn about the elements of a variety of story styles through fun, hands on activities. Explore a different genres and hone your writing skills in the comfort of this small group. Art projects are included to further support self-expression. Please bring your writing journal, pencil and snack.

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Spring Break Little Cooks (3-5 yrs)

March-25 to March-29, 2019 from 9:15 am to 10:30 am
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Have fun this Spring Break being creative in the kitchen. Sarah has all sorts of tasty treats to help introduce children to the creative world of cooking. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies.

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Spring Break Art Science (4-6 yrs)

March-25 to March-29, 2019 from 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Are you ready for some fun! Come join Sarah for a week of science extravaganza. Make your own volcanoes to use over and over again. There will be lots of scientific experiments including rockets, lava lamps, ice cream and more!

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Spring Break Design & Build (3-6 yrs)

March-25 to March-29, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

A great hands-on carpentry class for little builders. Create structures with wood, glue and other fun materials.

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Spring Break Creative Cooks (7-12 yrs)

March-25 to March-29, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Have a blast being creative in the kitchen. Sarah has all sorts of tasty treats to help introduce children to the creative world of cooking. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies.

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April 2019

Orff and Kodaly Music Toddlers (2-3 yrs)

April-6 to June-15, 2019 from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for you and your child to enjoy together. Toddlers are ready for new musical challenges. In this level children begin to actively participate in singing and playing the instruments. We will focus on fun and learning musical concepts such as keeping the beat, following the leader as well as various movement songs and learning how to name and play a variety of percussion instruments. Tonia has been teaching the Orff method for many years and works with…

Find out more »

Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

April-6 to June-15, 2019 from 12:35 pm to 1:20 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

Find out more »

Little Cooks (3-5 yrs)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 9:15 am to 10:30 am
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Join us at Kits for this fun cooking program. Sarah has all sorts of tasty treats to help introduce children to the creative world of cooking. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies. .

Find out more »

Mixed Media Art (3-5 yrs)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Express yourself by experimenting with all forms of art materials and techniques including painting, sculpting, fabric art, paper mache, pastels and more. This class encourages creativity in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Wait until you see what you can create!

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Art In Outer Space (3-5 yrs)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Explore our universe by learning about planets, stars and astronauts. Make a rocket or spaceship, perhaps an alien or two. Have fun using paints and glue and other fun material.

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Orff and Kodaly Music (3-5 yrs)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Your child will sing, play a large variety of percussion instruments, including xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels. We will also do rhythm and pitch training, movement, puppets, worksheets and more!Tonia Allen has been teaching all ages for many years and has recently moved her very popular Orff program from the Vancouver Academy of music to Kits Community Centre.

Find out more »

Orff Kodaly Music For Kids (K – Grade 1)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

At this level we will work on specific rhythm work, learning tunes on xylophones and other pitched instruments, playing a great variety of instruments including drums, triangles, and various international instruments. Orff and Kodaly are exciting, fun and innovative methods to develop basic musical skills. Tonia Allen taught Orff music at the Vancouver Academy of Music for many years and has brought this popular program to Kitsilano Community Centre.

Find out more »

Guitar Advanced (13-17 yrs)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for students with at least 4 years of previous guitar experience. Students must be able to read notes for all six strings and up to 12 basic chords. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class is limited to 7 maximum to ensure individual attention.

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Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

April-9 to June-11, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

Find out more »

Guitar for Intermediate (9-12 yrs: Parent Welcome)

April-11 to June-13, 2019 from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Continue mastering the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. Intermediate players should have at least 3 months previous guitar experience. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Parents are welcome to join (but not mandatory) this class with their child to learn guitar. Special rate will apply for parent. Please…

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Orff – Advanced Recorder Ensemble (Grades 5-6 )

April-11 to June-13, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

This class is for advanced recorder players who have knowledge of both soprano and alto recorders and two years previous playing experience. We will be adding tenor and soprano recorders to our ensemble as well as playing a large variety of pitched and non pitched percussion. Students must bring their own recorders and book 5 of the Windsongs series.

Find out more »

Guitar for Intermediates (9-12 yrs)

April-11 to June-13, 2019 from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

A class for young musicians to continue perfecting the basics of guitar playing, both Classical style with notes and folk style with chords. We will do some folk songs, pop songs and other classics. Music will be provided. Students must bring their own guitars. Class maximum is limited, to ensure individual attention. Intermediate players should have 1-2 years of guitar experience.

Find out more »

May 2019

Puppy Basic Obedience

May-28 to June-25, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Basic obedience for puppies includes basic behaviour and commands as well as discussion of puppy issues such as housetraining and mouthing. Please check with your own vet to ensure your puppy may be safely registered. Adult registration only (family members may accompany registered adult). For more information contact Brenda at 604-224-2269 or email brenda@ callingalldogs.org.

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Grow Your Own Microgreens

May-29 to May-29, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Hobby room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Microgreens are tasty and nutritious greens that can be eaten as a fresh snack or added to salads, smoothies, soups and more. In the Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Yael Stav, you'll learn how to grow your own trays of microgreens at home, year-round. We'll look at the difference between sprouts and microgreens, review the many possible seeds that can be used for starting micro greens, and look into troubleshooting common problems. We'll have a community seed library present…

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