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April 2019

Clothing Repair Workshop

April 27 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a Free Clothing Fix-It event, hosted by the Frameworq Education Society at the Wesbrook Community Centre. All supplies, materials, and expertise will be provided to fix your favourite garments. Gain some valuable repair skills, all while helping divert textiles from the landfill. All you need to do is bring a clothing item to be repaired! This event has been made possible by a student-led project collaboration between the University Neighbourhoods Association and the UBC Faculty of Land…

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May 2019

UTown@UBC Nature Club

May 5 | 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Drop in between 10:30 am – 1:00 pm the first Sunday of the month to enjoy a special ecosystem activity for families plus all of our regular museum programming, Raising Big Blue movie, museum tours, and more!

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Can biodiversity adapt to climate change?

May 5 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Should we be more optimistic about the capacity of biodiversity to adapt to climate change? Join researcher Ophelie Ronce for a fascinating one hour talk addressing this complex question!

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Get to Know the B.C. Healthcare System (Mandarin Session)

May 25 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Connect with community members, share cultural experiences and discuss topics of common concern. Organized by the UNA Multicultural Committee and facilitated by invited speakers. Registration is required. Join Lenny Zhou, Senior Operations Engineering Manager of BC Children?s Hospital, to get an overview of the public healthcare system in Canada and British Columbia, with an introduction to its history and evolvement. He will also cover the benefits and challenges of the current healthcare system, reasons for waitlist, and ways to better…

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June 2019

Way Cool 100

June 2 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A family friendly afternoon of short talks from seaweed to dinosaur teeth, followed by cake in our Biodiversity Courtyard!

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General Insurance

June 15 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Representatives from InsureBC Wesbrook will introduce basic knowledge of general insurance including auto, property and liability insurance. They'll also explain practical general insurance policies that are common in daily life. A discussion of general insurance concerns will follow.

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July 2019

Reactive Rover – Orientation

July 9 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Does your dog lunge, bark or growl at other dogs or people when on leash? If so, this class is for you! You will learn how to change your dog's emotional state from fearful to calm in the presence of other dogs and people. This class will be held primarily outdoors so we have space to work through desensitization and counter conditioning techniques. All dogs must be 5 months of age or older and up to date on vaccinations. Please…

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