What: Many countries around the world are currently battling an opioid epidemic and knowing the science behind addictions is one way to help you and your community mitigate harm. This talk by Dr. Deyar Asmaro in partnership with Capilano Universit will introduce biological and pharmacological concepts that are relevant to understanding addiction behaviour.
When: Friday, January 12, 2018
Time: 7 to 8:45 pm
Where: Burnaby Public Library – Bob Prittie Branch – 6100 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
What: First Nations educator Kwantlen Elder Helen Carr presents Coast Salish stories and a beading demo at Deer Lake Gallery. Experience and learn about the local Coast Salish culture and history through activities and presentation.
When: Saturday, January 20, 2018
Time: 12 to 2 pm
Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
What: In Speaking with Spirits, participants will look to ancestors, plants and the land for guidance and inspiration. Workshop participants will be offered collaborative and multidisciplinary writing exercises to reflect upon the stories they carry with them each day, ones that have come before them, and those still to come. Led by Jeff Tanaka.
When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, Tatami Room – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
What: Hosted by Cory Weeds, the Jazz Jam features a stellar lineup of local jazz musicians in an improvised evening of music. Bring your instrument to jam, as the event is open to musicians of all ages and abilities. Jazz Jam is a licensed event.
When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby