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January 2020

Welcome Centre Fridays

January 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until June 26, 2020

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada

Come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome!

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Celebrate the lunar new year

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada
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Whistler's Chinese and Korean communities invite community members to try some traditional activities and learn how they celebrate the lunar new year. Learn some Chinese folk dancing, try some wushu moves, play ‘yutnori’ a traditional family game for new year from Korea, pick up your red envelope and paper wish for the new year, find out about the 12-year horoscope and which animal year you were born in, make your own rat for 2020…

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English conversation group

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada
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A conversation group for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. To qualify for this group you must: be a permanent resident of Canada, accepted on the provincial Nominee Program, a caregiver, or hold a valid work permit. Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

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Settlement Services Drop In

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada
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Have questions about settling in Canada and Whistler? Our Settlement Worker is available from 3 to 6pm each Monday to help you with information about what services are available to you and how they work. Learn about local ESL classes, the Canadian Income Tax System, health in BC, education and employment in Canada, Canadian Citizenship and much more....

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General English program

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada
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This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing, and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. This program will help you identify your own objectives and plan for improving your English and to achieve your goals in Canada. Weekly group plus one-to-one tutoring available. If you are interested in building your English language skills, contact the Whistler Welcome Centre to learn more about…

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Multicultural Kitchen

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST
Spring Creek Community Centre, 1519 Spring Creek Drive
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B1 Canada
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$10

This months Kitchen to be Details on how to purchase tickets will follow.

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Healthy Eating on a Budget Workshop

January 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Spring Creek Community Centre, 1519 Spring Creek Drive
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B1 Canada
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The Welcome Centre has partnered with the Women's Centre to deliver 6 workshops: Healthy eating on a budget. After attending these workshops, you will know how to, shop on a budget, substitute ingredients in a recipe, read and understand food labels, preserve and store food safely, use the 3 main food groups and understand their health benefits. Each week we will cook a meal and then sit and enjoy it together. If you attend enough of the workshops, you can…

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English Conversation group

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

Tamwood International, 4204 Village Square
Whistler, BC V8E 1B4 Canada
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A conversation group for those interested in practicing their English in a friendly, supportive environment with other newcomers and immigrants. To qualify for this group you must: be a permanent resident of Canada, accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program, a caregiver, or hold a valid work permit. Please register first by contacting the Whistler Welcome Centre.

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Parenting In Another Culture: Post-Secondary Options in Canada

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
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One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00pm

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada
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Free

Join Amanda Walker, a Student Career Facilitator from Capilano University, for a two-part overview of the Canadian post-secondary system. Learn about career and academic options including distance learning, colleges, trades, and university, and how to choose the best option and apply (including vocabulary to help with scholarships, grants and bursaries). You'll also have a chance to ask any questions you have about the Canadian post-secondary system.

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Welcome Centre Fridays

January 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until June 26, 2020

Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1B2 Canada

Come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome!

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Contact our Settlement Worker
or drop in to the Welcome Centre at the Whistler Public Library

Monday 3 – 6 p.m and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

WHISTLER WELCOME CENTRE

A helpful, friendly and practical service that will support you while you adjust to your new life in Canada. Welcome Centre services are for eligible clients and are free of charge.

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