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    Family Resource Guide 2014Volume 23, Number 4

    Publisher/Executive Editor: Forrest Phillips

    Editor: Geoffrey Legh

    Advertising Design & Layout: Julie Cochrane

    Editorial Design & Layout: RetroMetroDesigns: www.retrometrodesign.ca

    Advertising Sales: info@bcparent.ca

    Circulation: Gold Distribution

    BC Parent is published 8 times per year. The Publisher reserves the right to omit advertisingwhich is judged to be in poor taste or which does notconform to the concept of this publication. Canadian Publications Mail Registration No.251836Mail Address: Sasamat RPO 72086, Vancouver, BC V6R 4P2email: info@bcparent.ca www.bcparent.ca

    Call 911 for Ambulance/Fire/Police Emergency

    Air or Marine Emergency1-800-567-5111

    Animal Emergencies(Nights)604-879-7343

    B.C. Gas Leaks & Odours1-800-663-9911

    BC Nurse Line604-215-4700, 1-866-215-4700Puts you in touch with a regis-tered nurse, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

    Earthquake, Flood, Dangerous Spill, Tsunami1-800-663-3456

    Emergency Preparednesswww.pep.bc.ca

    Help Line for Children(Reporting of child abuse andneglect) throughout theprovince310-1234; www.safekidbc.ca

    Kids Help Phone1-800-668-6868

    Newborn Hotline604-737-3737open 365 days per year,8:30 am10 pm, 7 days/week,

    information and referral aboutbabies to age 2

    Poison Control Centre604-682-50501-800-567-8911

    Sexual Assault Centre(For Victims of Sexual Assault)Rape Crisis Centre W.A.V.A.W.1-800-392-7583604-255-6228 (business line)www.wavaw.caRape Relief604-872-8212

    Telecare Crisis Line604-852-9099, 24 hr crisisline, Christian based

    important numbersYouth Against Violence Line1-800-680-4264

    The Crisis Centrewww.YouthinBC.com

    1-800-SUICIDE604/872-3311The Distress Phone Servicesprovide confidential, non-judg-mental, free emotional sup-port, 24 hours a day, 7 daysa week, for people experienc-ing feelings of distress ordespair. YouthInBC.com is an onlineresource where youth in dis-tress can: get help through

    real-time online chat with atrained volunteer, learn moreabout common issues and con-cerns (e.g. bullying, depres-sion, etc.), find resourcesthrough an online library ofwebsites and communityresources, and be heard bysharing experiences on theblog.

    4 Classes & Programs

    8 Summer Camps

    10 Birthday Parties

    12 Education

    18 Family Health

    22 Home

    BC Parent Newsmagazine


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    classes & programs

    danceA-Star Performing & FineArts Studio604/266-3053, Vancouverwww.astarstudio.com

    Al Mozaico Flamenco DanceAcademy604/671-9182, Vancouverwww.mozaicoflamenco.com

    Anna Wyman School ofDance Arts604/926-6535, West Van

    The Arts Connection604/241-0141, Richmondwww.theartsconnection.ca

    Arts Umbrella604/681-5268www.artsumbrella.com

    AUUC School of Dance604/254-3436danceschool@auucvancouver.cawww.auucvancouver.caExperience for yourself the joyand artistry of Ukrainiandance! Quality & creativeinstruction in Folk-Stage,Ballet & Contemporary

    Dance. 85 years of arts pro-grams reflecting a modernmulticultural experience. Ages3 to adult.

    Dance Co604/736-3394, Vancouverwww.danceco.cominfo@danceco.comDance Co provides unparal-leled dance training for allages and levels. Providingtechnique and performancewhile developing confidenceand creativity. Programs startthroughout the year, for moreinformation visit our website:danceco.com

    Dance Expressions604/574-2277, Surreywww.dancexp.com

    Douglas Ballet Academy604/420-0204, Vancouverwww.douglasballet.homestead.com

    Academy of InternationalDance Arts604/327-9313www.academyofinternationaldancearts.com

    Gabrielas Movement Studio604/272-0607www.movementstudio.cagabriela@movementstudio.ca

    Goh Ballet Academy604/872-4014info@gohballet.comwww.gohballet.comTraining institute of provincial champions in the Junior,Intermediate & Senior levelsas well as International GoldMedal Award Recipients. Wellbalanced curriculum, RADexaminations & extensive per-formance opportunities.

    hz Ballet Classique604/299-9698, Burnabywww.balletclassique.com

    Just for Kicks School ofDance604/596-4161, Surrey

    North Shore Academy ofDance604/987-3814

    Northwest Academy of Performing Arts604/306-7390www.NAPAdance.com

    Pacific Dance Arts604/738-8575www.pacificdancearts.ca

    Place des Arts Centre &Music School604/664-1636, Coquitlamwww.placedesarts.caPlace des Arts provides awarm, friendly learning envi-ronment where experienced,caring teachers offer instruc-tion in the visual, performingand literary arts for all agesand abilities. Ongoing lessonsin music and dance run Sep toJun, as do our youth (1317years) pre-professional Theatreand Musical TheatreCompanies; session classes inmusic, dance, theatre, visualart and creative writing runfall, winter and spring.

    Port Moody School ofDance604/936-0966www.portmoodydance.com

    Precision Dance Academy604/939-8277www.precisiondance.ca

    Spotlight Dance Centre604/299-6111, Vancouver

    Surrey Dance Centre604/599-9961www.surreydancecentre.com

    The Landing Dance Centre604/325-8653www.thelandingdance.com

    Tri-City Dance Centre604/523-6868, Coquitlamwww.tricitydance.com

    Unhinge Dance778/833-3914www.unhingedance.caunhingedance@hotmail.com

    Vancouver Tap DanceSociety604/253-0293www.vantapdance.bc.ca

    Vancouver Academy ofDance604/231-8293www.vancouverdance.comVancouver Academy of Danceoffers summer dance camps inballet, jazz/lyrical, tap, hiphop, acrobatics, ballroom andChinese Dance at their mainlocation in Richmond.

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    classes & programs

    Westside Dance Centre Ltd604/736-1000www.westsidedance.caWe offer great classes in Tap,Jazz, Ballet and Hip hop forkids as young as 3 years old,right up to adults.

    musicAllegro Music School Inc.604/327-7765, Vancouver

    Arbutus Music Academy604/736-8767www.arbutusmusicacademy.com

    The Arts Connection604/241-0141, Richmondwww.theartsconnection.ca

    BC Conservatory of Music604/299-2984, Burnabywww.bcmusic.ca

    BC Registered MusicTeachers Association604/733-5531www.bcrmta.bc.caVisit our website to find aqualified registered musicteacher. Be assured of knowl-edgeable, competent and qualified instruction.

    Campos Music604/325-0m480

    Carillon Music604/591-1161www.carillonmusic.com

    Clavimusic Piano Studios778/881-0329www.clavimusic.com

    Colourstrings Music Studio604/730-5418, Vancouverwww.colourstringsvan.com

    Delta Community MusicSchool604/946-1280, Delta

    Dominanta Music School604/767-0949, Burnabywww.dominanta.ca

    Jean Lyons School of Music604/734-4019www.jeanlyonsmusic.com

    Jumpstart Music &Movement604/777-7179www.jumpstartmusicandmovement.com

    Langley Community MusicSchool604/534-2848www.langleymusic.com

    Long & McQuade Music Education Centreswww. long-mcquade.com

    Music for Young Children800/828-4334www.myc.com

    Music Teachers on the Go778/882-7603info@musicteachersonthego.comwww.musicteachersonthego.com

    North Shore Music Academy604/925-3403, North Van

    Noteworthy Music604/270-3620, Richmond

    O Music Studios604/321-1551www.omusicstudios.com

    Oakridge Music Studio604/321-1551www.omusicstudios.com

    Pacific Academy for Music604/944-0336, PortCoquitlamwww.musicinstructor.net

    Pacific Piano Studio604/329-7290

    Place des Arts Art Centre &Music School604/664-1636www.placedesarts.caPlace des Arts provides awarm, friendly learning envi-

    ronment where experienced,caring teachers offer instruc-tion in the visual, performingand literary arts for all agesand abilities. Ongoing lessonsin music and dance run Sep toJun, as do our youth (13-17years) pre-professional Theatreand Musical TheatreCompanies; session classes inmusic, dance, theatre, visualart and creative writing runfall, winter and spring.

    Prussin Music604/736-3036Prussin Music has been serv-ing families since 1985. Weoffer instrument sales, rentals,repairs & lessons. Our teach-ers are enthusiastic and activein Vancou vers musical com-munity. We have lessons for alllevels and all ages includingsummer camps and Suzukiclasses.

    Richmond CommunityMusic School604/272-5227, Richmondwww.richmondmusicschool.ca

    School of Music and Dance604/951-3725, Surrey

    Shadbolt Centre for the Arts604/291-6864, Burnaby

    Staccato Music Studios604/421-3753www.staccatostudios.com

    Steveston Music Centre604/271-3545, Steveston

    Tom Lee Music604/685-8471, Vancouverwww.tomleemusic.caAt Tom Lee Music LearningCentre, you can enjoy excellentmusic education in a fun com-munity atmosphere. Studentsof all ages come together for apositive music making experi-ence at our 7key and satellitelocations in Vancouver, plus 2on Vancouver Island. To regis-ter, please call 604.688.8929.email: music.academy@tomleemusic.ca

    Vancouver Academy ofMusic604/734-2301www.vam.bc.ca Kodaly and Orff musicianshipclasses. Suzuki violin, viola,piano, cello, and flute. Pianogroup class (ages 49). Ballet(ages 31/218). RCM musichistory and theory. Privateinstruction in piano, classicalguitar, band and orchestralinstruments.

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    tive fun-filled theatrical adven-ture. Professional actors leaddynamic workshops on theBard stages all summer.

    Carousel Theatre for Young People604/669-3410 www