Apr 22, 2014 Tuesday
The Network Hub
422 Richards Street

Vancouver CA

Canada is a high taxation country, however, Government of Canada also created some programs to help us pay less tax. How much you know about them?? Besides those "traditional" ways the government offered, there are some CONTEMPORARY ways I want to share with students and show them how to make their money fully work for them & make their life a lot easier.

Bring one of the following:
Children story books (in good condition)
Old colour magazines
Shoes (men or women, any size, clean)
Used bath towels (large)

About the teacher, Dixon Wong

I am a senior financial strategist. My goal is to involve, inform and inspire everyday people to achieve their financial freedom. I will teach you contemporary strategies that would blow your mind away. You could take advantage of the strategies to achieve your financial goal sooner than you could ever dream of if you understand how "contemporary strategies" works.

Apr 23, 2014 Wednesday
The Hive
128 West Hastings St.

Vancouver CA

Whether it be a small bakery, a retail store, service, or online business, your success relies on your ability to get your message out, and buyers in. This class will focus on techniques, tools, and methodologies that any small business owner can implement, at virtually no cost.

Bring one of the following:
Headshot photo session
Organic produce
Surprise me!

About the teacher, Sean Sherwood

I'm a serial entrepreneur, retired restaurateur, and marketer. I currently run companies in hospitality, construction/design, and software, and have consulted small businesses on marketing, operations, and strategy for 15 years. I'm driven to help other entrepreneurs succeed and help cultivate a culture of small business success in our communities.

How to Put Your Bike on the Bus

7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
#4 Bus Stop at Granville and 5th (ID 50403)
Granville St & W 5th Ave
Vancouver BC CA

We know the idea of putting your bike on the bus can be scary. We know because we’ve been there :) Squeeze what? Yellow bar where? We're here to help! Bring your bike and bus ticket and we’ll show you the ropes. We will go back and forth over the Granville Street Bridge as many times as you need to become a pro at this intimidating but handy skill. Get ready for an experiential learning adventure and meet new people while you’re at it. Note: Students need to bring a bus pass or exact change for the bus ($2.75) and please bring your own bike

Bring one of the following:
Bracelet beads
Surprise me!

About the teacher, Zahra and Jackie

Zahra and Jackie are best friends from school and love biking around the city. We aren't experts by any means, but we know what it feels like to be scared to put a bike on the bus. Now that we finally figured it out and had lots of opportunity to practice, we want to spread the wealth of knowledge.

Apr 24, 2014 Thursday

Economics in Daily Life

7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
David Eby - MLA
2909 West Broadway

Vancouver CA

In this class we will discuss how economics relates to daily life topics to matters discussed in the media such as financial recessions. Topics include common economic issues such as taxes to less common topics such as the economic consequences of religion. The class will involve discussion and demonstrations and is designed for people with no prior experience in economics.

Bring one of the following:
5 French or Chinese music or film recommendations
A conversation in French, Cantonese or Mandarin for 30 mins
A dress of skirt (Size S, brightly coloured)
Homemade food
Teach me something for 30 minutes - using Java, drawing, watch repair, etc.

About the teacher, Jenny Tan

Jenny is finishing her bachelor's degree in Economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC this spring. She has looked into the spectrum of Economics from motivating more people to vote to development models of countries. She appreciates the insights into life that economics can bring. The material for this class is drawn from discussions with her colleagues and professors in the faculty, socialist thinkers, and the works of the classical economists.