August at the Family Centre
August 1st, Monday:BC Day The Family Centre will be CLOSED.
August 5th & 12th, Fridays: 9:30 - 11:30 AM Friday Morning Drop-Ins We are opening on these Friday mornings for additional Family Drop-In!
August 17th, Wednesday: 10 AM - 2 PM Picnic at Robson Park Grab your lunch and your blanket and join us for a picnic at Robson Park! Crafts and fun activities will be provided. Hope to see you all there!
Save the date!
October 1st, Saturday: 2 - 5 pm. 40th Anniversary Family Dance.
Cost - $10 per adult and $5 per child, infants under 1 year old are free
Location - Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 145 E 10th Ave, Vancouver BC, V5T 1Z4
You can also help our refugee families attend our 40th Anniversary Family Dance! $5 sponsors a child, and $10 sponsors an adult. Or you can donate $30 to sponsor an entire family.
Tickets on sale on August 15th on Eventbrite.https://mpfcsfamilydance.eventbrite.ca
Canada Day 2016
Rest, Play, Grow!
We have some books left of Deborah MacNamara's book, Rest, Play, Grow. Deborah is senior faculty at the Neufeld institute. The book is based on the popular Neufeld course "Making Sense of Preschoolers" which we offer here at the centre twice a year. The book is $20, payable by cash or cheque, Family Centre receives $8 from each sale.
Mugs for Sale!
We have partnered with JustWork organization who are focused on the development of social enterprises to offer dignified, meaningful work opportunities to people facing barriers to work. Mugs are on sale $30 and $5 goes to the Family Centre.To purchase these beautiful handcrafted mugs, please speak to a staff member.
Lost & Found
Have you lost something? Please check out the Lost and Found bin next time you are at the Family Centre. There are many things that need to be claimed such as sun hats, diaper bags, hoodies and enviro mugs. If you don't know where the Lost and Found bin is, please ask a staff and they will direct you to its location.
Your Membership Counts!
Annual membership runs from May 1st to April 30th, and costs $45 per year. Membership fees are a much needed part of our annual revenue and help fund our Family Drop In program, parent education, workshops, special events and seasonal celebrations.
Membership is an integral part of community participation and an effective way to contribute to our sustainability. A Family Membership at the MPFCS is $45.00 per year or 86 cents per week.
If you did not have a membership last year, please go directly to our membership page. To renew your membership please go to CanadaHelps.org. When you visit the Family Centre, you can pay using cash, credit card, or cheque. Please speak to one of our staff and they will help you.
Family Day Care Providers and Nannies are asked to request parents of the children in their care to purchase a MPFCS membership.