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									                                                                                                                   Bowen Apple Blossom
                                                    Foodsafe 1                                                     Festival to celebrate BC Arts
                                                                                                                   Week and Earthday Week
                                                    Foodsafe 1 is a basic
                                                    sanitation training course for
                                                                                                                   Family Painting Class
                                                    food handlers covering
                                                                                                                   in the Orchard
                                                    microbiology to personal                                       to celebrate the new Bowen
                                                    hygiene. Instructor Sally de la                                Apple Blossom festival and
                                                    Rue Browne, REHO. Location:                                    BC Arts Week. Meet at
NEW FREE & Low-cost                                 BICS                                     cottage 20 in the Davies orchard. Families will
                                                    Sat May 29 10am-5pm                      draw and paint in the orchard and learn about
Community Learning                                                                           Bowen history while capturing its beauty.
                                                    Cost:$85.00 Teens-Adults
Programs for all ages                                                                        Instructor Saffron Gurney. April 24, 10:30-Noon
                                                                                             $25 per family of up to 4 includes materials
                                                    FOOT MASSAGE HOW-TO
Emergency First Aid/                                Have you ever wanted to learn            Needlefelting 101 In this introductory course
CPR level A for adult/mature                        how to give a proper foot                we will learn basic techniques to create 3D
youth *great training for those                     massage to your partner, child,          sculptures, add details, embellish and more. We
looking for summer employment!*                     parent or friend? Or have them           will take home some tiny critters, and beads
This course provides simple first                   give you a treatment? To receive         suitable for making jewellery. Friday April 23
aid and CPR techniques taught                       hands on instruction on how to           3-4:30pm at BICS ages 9+, FREE, max 10.
in an interactive environment.                      give a foot soak, sea salt scrub, hand
This course is designed for parents,                and foot massage that incorporates
grandparents and the general public. Bring a        Reflexology. Instructor Genevieve        Wet Felting 101 instructor Anna Strumeki.
lunch! Instructors Amanda Ockeloen                  McCorquodale, CMP and                    Theory and practice combine in a fun class for
Sat May 15 9:30-4:30pm                              Reflexologist. $30 each includes         beginners age 12-adult. Learn to wet felt and
Cost: $84.00 includes manual.                       take-home gift! This class is at BICS    create a flat piece of felt, and 3D shapes that can
                                                    just in time for Mother's Day!           be used for a variety of projects from wallets to
                                                    Sat May 8 10:30-noon                     jewellery. Everyone will come home with
CPR Training Class                                                                           samples that can be used individually or
for adult/mature youth *great                                                                combined into a project like a purse or small
training for those looking for summer                                                        wall hanging. Sat. April 24, at BICS, 1-4pm.
employment!* Are you prepared if someone you                                                 $65 class fee plus $20 for materials. Family
know is showing signs and symptoms                                                           rate: Kid ½ price class fee when an adult signs
of a heart attack, stroke, choking… Come to a                                                up at the full fee. Discount available for an
fun and confidence building 4 hour adult CPR                                                 assistant
course and learn the skills needed to help out in
a life threatening situation. Move from " Be
Prepared" to "YOU ARE PREPARED"!
                                                                                             Free ! New!
Sat Apr 17 12:30-4:30pm Cost: $45
                                                                                             Learn How to Make Paper
                                                    First Nations                            As part of the Afterschool Art Club program this
                                                    and Friends Art Club                     special art class is part of the Earth week
Digital Photography and Organizing your             Each month - a different                 festivities. Learn how to hand make paper with
images NEW DATES!                                   surprise art activity is announced       recycled materials, flowers and leaves.
Learn how to download those holiday                 (please sign up to get                   Instructor: artist Lidia Patriaz at
photographs from your digital camera, import        the emails, or watch the                 BICS. Thurs Apr 15& 22 3-4:30pm
them to your computer, edit the images, image       BICS main foyer!). Facilitated by        Free class. 6yrs+. Max 12 students
manipulation, editing for print, emailing, create   artists Sharon Norman and Gerald
web photo album on the internet. Instructor         Morrisseau. Participants are
                                                    registered on a first-come basis.        April 24 –weather permitting felting
Claire Allen, BICS computer lab.                    Parent participation is encouraged       demonstrations and other activities in the Orchard
Thur. Feb April 28 and May 6, 5-7pm.All Ages        for ages 5-8. Or with a parent age 5-8   10:30-noon for the apple Blossom festival.
Cost :$37.50                                        1st Wed. of each Month: April 14,
                                                    May 5, June 2 3-4:30pm
Microsoft Excel NEW DATES!                          8yrs+ Cost: Free                         Community Plein Air Art Open
Learn the Excel tools that help you create                                                   Invitational
effective and clear spreadsheets.                   NEW                                      starts at 10:30am-2pm in Davies Orchard - rain or
Understand formatting and formulas as you           Rune class #2 April 15, 3-4:30 as a      shine RSVPs to BICS welcomed to try to arrange
begin building budget and expense spreadsheets.     follow up to the Rune class #1           tents in case of rain. Artists of all ages are invited
We will also look at other Excel functions to                                                to bring your own materials and create art with
                                                                                             other artists. Afterwards there will be a Social at
help you create fully functional monthly and        Mother goose                             the Gallery at Artisan Square hosted by BIAC at
annual budget tracking spreadsheets. Feel free      "Rhyme-time on the Rock"                 3pm.
to bring your own projects.                         Spring Session
Instructor Claire Allen, BICS computer lab.         A BICS Community
Thur. April 15 & 22, 5-7 pm. All Ages               Learning/Family Place partnership        Non Instructional Life
Cost: 37.50                                         Program! A Parent- Child Mother          drawing for Adults
                                                    Goose Program at the Gallery at          Session 2 May 6, 13, 20,
FREE!                                               Artisan Square. Wed April 7th thru       7:30-9:30pm Cost $45 per session.
                                                    May 26th.9:30-10:30am 10 sessions.
Senior's Tech Talk                                  Pre-register: Allice Bernards 604-
with Claire Allen:                                  947-2482 Cost: FREE!
a presentation and Q and A
session on what's new for seniors,                                                           SIGN UP TODAY AT BICS
email basics, how to attach a                       Acrylic painting                         (604) 947-9337
photo, how to open documents                        for kids                                 Bowen Island Community School Community
and social network site tips.                       Learn basic painting skills or           Learning Programs are made possible thanks
Howarth Hall, Bowen Court. A                        build on what you already know.          to the WVSD 45 and funding by the Bowen Is.
SKY/BICS presentation. No                           We'll explore the techniques of
                                                    the impressionists and                   Municipality.
preregistration. Claire Allen also
                                                    postimpressionist artists. Plan your
offers classes, personal tutoring                                                            FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK OUT
                                                    composition to create focus and
and computer services                               drama. Instructor Janet Esseiva          THE SPRING 2010 brochure
on Bowen Island.                                    Apr 12-May 17 3- 4:30pm                  and
Mon. Mar 29 11am-noon                               Cost: $90 9-12 years                     look for the new Community Tab
(date correction from the brochure)                 6 sessions. Includes materials.
Cost: FREE! All Ages

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