MOSAIC Free Community Activities (August 1 – 15)

August 1 – 15, 2019 Free Community Activities

Francophone Language and Culture Sharing

What the Anglophone and others would like to know about the Francophone culture such as history, values, sports, food, government structure, population, economy, international cooperation, festivals and geography.

¸ Fridays, July 5 – August 30, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

þ MOSAIC #200A-7134 King George Blvd., Surrey

‘ Faustin 778 591 9334 ext 105 ||

Credit Report, Credit Scores and Fraud Prevention (Mandarin Workshop)

This workshop will enable newcomers to learn the basics of credit scoring. How to build credit scores and apply for personal credit reports for free. How to avoid debt and fraud. 

¸ August 9, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

þ Tommy Douglas Burnaby Public Library, 7311 Kingsway

‘ Angel 604 254 9626 ext 2121 ||

Canadian Citizenship Preparation

Join us for a one-day workshop to prepare for Canadian citizenship! The sessions will be facilitated by MOSAIC staff. We will talk about topics such as Canada’s history, symbols, government and geography, as well as the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Free service. Registration required.

¸ August 10, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

þ Kensington Vancouver Public Library, 1428 Cedar Cottage Mews

‘ Sonia 604 254 9626 ext 1120 ||

Food Connect Program

Food connects people. Join us and meet new people. In this program, you will learn how to cook dishes from different cultures, kitchen safety and how the various kitchen appliances work.

¸ Mondays, August 12 – September 23, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (6 sessions)

þ Brentwood Community Resource Centre, 2055 Rosser Ave., Burnaby

‘ Eliza 604 438 8214 ||

Drop-In English Conversation Circle for Work Permit Holders

·        Learn effective communication skills and practice workplace English

·        Familiarize yourself with Canadian workplace culture

·        Meet new people and have meaningful conversations

¸ Mondays, July 29 – September 30 (excluding statutory holidays), 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Rey 604 438 8214 ||


English Conversation Circle for Persian-Speaking Women

Join this free conversation circle for women to improve your English. Persian-speaking volunteer assistants provide support to Persian-speaking women of all English levels. Topics are relevant to everyday life and are chosen by the group.

¸ Tuesdays, 10 am – 2 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Mehrzad 604 254 9626 ext 1013 ||


Activities at MOSAIC 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

Knitting Circle

When:   Tuesdays, July 2-August 27, 1-3 pm

Field Trips in July and August

Please contact Eliza and Jennifer for dates and information.

Contact: Eliza 604 292 3907 or

                  Jennifer 604 254 9626 ext 1157 or


I Belong Peer Support Social Group for LGBTQ Newcomers

Meet new people, make friends and participate in fun activities! Our peer support group gives you a chance to learn about community resources, share experiences and information and build up your social connections. Language support provided by volunteers (please contact us in advance to ensure that we have a volunteer who speaks your language).

¸ August 12, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

‘ 604 254 9626 ||