Events

Families Like Mine

Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings with other parents, grandparents & caregivers? Our topic this month: Moving on from winter – checking in on our families’ screen/online time – do we/should we limit this? Are we (and our kids) getting the in-person, social time that we want and need? New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the end of June. Please register…

Free

 

Square Peg Society Open House

Jubilee United Church  6000 Sussex Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Square Peg Society Is hosting an Open House on Saturday, April 13 at Jubilee United Church 6000 Sussex Ave, Burnaby Park underground beside 4717 Hazel St. United Church parking spaces are 1-29, or walk from Metrotown Skytrain Station. Each April we re-commit to expanding our awareness and understanding of autism – in ourselves, our families and our communities, and to continue to tear away barriers to our success and happiness! In keeping with the above goals of Autism Awareness Month, Square Peg Society, together…

 

Families Like Mine

Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings with other parents, grandparents & caregivers? Our topic this month: How to talk to and support our kids through the emotional ups & downs of dating and intimate relationships… New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the end of June. Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Yoga in Community

Jubilee United Church  6000 Sussex Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Instructor Sue McIntyre is a newly accredited RYT200 teacher, with certification in Hatha & Chair Yoga. She has been practicing yoga for 11 years, and teaching for 6 months, and has found calm, resilience, and courage through her own practice. Sue guides, in her classes, in a way that makes yoga accessible for every body. Bring your yoga mat, and other supports that you like to use. We’ll put the coffee on for a chat after class. Location: Jubilee United…

Free

 

Families Like Mine

Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings with other parents, grandparents & caregivers? Our topic this month: Where is your child at in terms of employment or more generally, finding a career path? Do they envision themselves as a working person? What are your hopes & fears for them on this journey? New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the end of June.…

Free

 

Families Like Mine

Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings with other parents, grandparents & caregivers? This month we will talk about recognizing when your child or family needs mental health support, and how to discuss this. We are hoping that you will share supports, therapies, referrals for programs & counsellors – whatever has worked in your family. New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the…

Free

 

Heart-to-Heart

An online social conversation group for Autistic women, 18+ years old This group is for Autistic women to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures. To warm up: Do you set New Year goals or intentions? If so, what? Topic: This will be the first of a few sessions on Managing Interpersonal Relationships -in this first one we will focus on…

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Families Like Mine

Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings with other parents, grandparents & caregivers? Setting Intentions for 2024: For me as a person, and as a parent. Where are we as a family now, and what would we like to aim for this year? New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the end of June. Please register for the event to get the Zoom…

Free

 

Parents & Caregivers: Talk on Zoom

Parents talking with other parents, grandparents & caregivers: Are you interested in sharing ideas, experiences & feelings? Online vs In-person – Do you and your adult child have a good balance? New!  You will earn a Frequent Friendly Face point for each event attended. Top point scorers will receive a gift card at the end of June 2024. Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Parents Speaking with Parents: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Strides forward in Maturity – Has your kid shown growth spurts in maturity recently? Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Parents Speaking with Parents: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Time to catch up! Please join us – we want to hear what’s new (or not!) in your life, and how you & your family have fared over the summer…. Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Parents Speaking with Parents: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? This month we want to hear your thoughts on disclosure. Do you talk about your child’s diagnosis with others – family members, friends, or co-workers? Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Parents Speaking with Parents: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? This month we want to hear about the worries about your grown-up child that keep you awake at night. Can you effectively still “parent” regarding these issues? How do you manage you own anxiety regarding these concerns? Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Online Social Conversation Group for Autistic Women

An online social conversation group for Autistic women, 18+ years old This group is for Autistic women to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures. To warm up: How was your Easter weekend? Topic: Being on the Spectrum can present social challenges -what are some techniques that you use to engage people and make friends? Please register to get the Zoom…

Free

 

Parent Social Group: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Online: Monday, April 3, 7:15pm PT This month’s topic is an extension of last month’s - As our kids grow up, they may seem to need or want us less – how do we stay connected with them while helping to scaffold their growth? Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

Free

 

Parent Social Group: Talk on Zoom

Online: Monday, March 6, 7:15pm PT Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Topic: As our kids grow up it may seem like they need or want us less – how do you stay connected with your child as they navigate the path to adulthood?

Free

 

Event time is in Vancouver BC time.