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Government

Education

  • The Art Institute of Vancouver - Provider of postsecondary creative education, offering diplomas in design, media arts, culinary, and fashion programs.
  • CirKids - Founded in 1984 by a group of parents in the arts community to provide training for kids 5-17 in performing circus arts. Includes program calendar, listing of skills training, registration information and related links.
  • Club-House - Reciprocal lessons in English and Japanese. Also have information for those wishing to travel or work in Japan.
  • Fraser Academy - A school for students with various learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
  • Little Ark Preschool - Follows the teaching philosophy of Reggio Emilia, and is operated by West Point Grey Baptist Church. Event calendar and news, program philosophy details, and teacher introductions.
  • Reach for the Stars Montessori - Located next to Science World. Philosophy, objectives, and detailed FAQ provided.
  • Serebra Learning Corporation - Provides interactive computer-based training for many certification exams. Courses available online or on CDs.
  • Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Offers classes in scene study, auditioning, camera work, cold reading, text analysis, voice, body, characterization, improv, and emotion, as well as, agent hunting, promotional information, and resumes.
  • The Vancouver School Board - Providing programs for students in K-12 and adults, as well as continuing education classes. Includes details of the district and its programs, a directory of schools, and resources for parents and students.

Society and Culture

  • Eastvan.com - Perspectives of the community members life in East Vancouver.
  • The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society - Calendar of events, information about programs and how to help.
  • Neighbours First Volunteer Community Patrol - Non-profit community program to improve security, safety, and hospitality in Gastown and Chinatown in the City of Vancouver. Volunteer information provided.
  • Roundhouse Community Centre - Yaletown facility near the Marinaside Crescent district. Class descriptions, volunteer opportunities, events calendar and community news.
  • 411 Seniors Centre - Multi-purpose social and recreational downtown drop in facility for seniors. Volunteer opportunities, history of the organization, membership information, and news.
  • South World Wine Society - A non-profit club dedicated to promoting the southern hemisphere's wines. Lists events and gives membership information.
  • Vancouver for New Immigrants - Immigrant to Canada from the U.S. provides information including how to bring your car across the border, necessary documentation, what to do when and finding a place to stay.
  • Vancouver Foundation - Purpose of program, funding guidelines, application process and deadlines presented.
  • Vancouver Volunteer Centre - Maintains information of hundreds of areas where volunteers are needed and is a resource centre for the voluntary sector.
  • Vancouver's Guide To People - Similar to other group sites, directory enables individual users to post photos and info about themselves with the intention of finding others with similar interests.
  • Vegan in Vancouver - A guide to vegan-friendly restaurants, shops, health resources and places to see for both locals and visitors to Vancouver.

Museums

  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - Providing insights into Chinese culture, life during the Ming Dynasty, architecture, horticulture and a rare cultural experience. Include visitor information, events calendar, and membership details.
  • Granville Island Museums - Features three museums: Model Trains, Sport Fishing, and Model Ships. Includes acquisitions, virtual tours, history, testimonials, artist biographies, hours, and maps.
  • Science World - Features hundreds of interactive exhibits in five galleries. Includes overview of exhibitions, information about camps, parties and programs, memberships, events, hours, rates and location.
  • UBC Museum of Anthropology - Displays of Northwest Coast First Nations art. Includes "Sourcebook" of First Nations stories and traditions documented with photographs, maps and quotations. Housed at the University of British Columbia.
  • The Vancouver Museum - View breathtaking vistas of this beautiful city from our spectacular new gallery while exploring Vancouver's fascinating history. Experience Northwest Coast artifacts.

 


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