MOSAIC free community activities: August 16 – 31

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 ||

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

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

‘ Eliza 604 438 8214 ||

How to Set Up A Small Business for Newcomers

Learn the process of starting a small business. How to write a basic business plan. How to register a business. Finance options.

¸ August 16, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

þ Tommy Douglas Burnaby Public Library, 7311 Kingsway

‘ Angel 604 254 9626 ext 2121 ||

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 Refugee Claimants

Practice your English and learn more about life in Canada in a friendly, welcoming environment! Childminding available. Every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm, make connections and become more comfortable speaking in English through activities and conversations. Open to all refugee claimants, any English level welcome.

¸ Tuesdays, August 21 – September 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

þ MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver

‘ Katherine 604 254 9626 ||


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 Jennifer for dates and information.

Contact: Jennifer 604 218 7347 or


I Belong Counselling Support Group for LGBTQ Newcomers

Meet new people, make friends and participate in fun activities! Registered clinical counsellors will provide this group counselling session. Language support provided by volunteers (please contact us in advance to ensure that we have a volunteer who speaks your language).

¸ August 26, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

‘ Kiana 604 254 9626 ||

MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society.