Pyrizhky For Sale on Feb 24

Our wonderful cook Inna Smachna is baking delicious pyrizhky for our upcoming Saturday Sales on Feb. 24th. We will be offering two options of fillings: sauerkraut (капуста) and apple. Come by on Saturday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to purchase for your enjoyment. Смачного!

Fundraising Gala “Decade of Hope” – March 3rd

Maple Hope Foundation invites you to “Decade of Hope” – a black tie reception, dinner, and fundraising gala at The Vancouver Club on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024. This event is organized on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine and 10th Anniversary of Maple Hope Foundation. The evening will feature art exhibitions, exquisite dinner and wine, classical live music, and captivating surprises, finishing with an exciting silent and live auction.

All proceeds will go towards Maple Hope priority projects including support for children and families affected by the war and the provision of critical medical supplies.

For more information and tickets, please click on the following link:

Online Beginner Ukrainian Language Classes for Teens (13 to 17 year olds)

We are very pleased to offer a weekly online Zoom conversational Ukrainian class for teens.

  • When: On a weekday evening (the night of the week will be determined by the instructor and students enrolled); each class will be one hour.
  • Cost: Approximately $12 to $15 per class per student.
  • Instructor: Alla Dudka has extensive experience and expertise.

For more information, email us at info@ivanfranko.ca. Please indicate in your email that you are inquiring about the teen class.

Adult Ukrainian Language Classes

Option 1: This September, our Society will once again offer a Beginners Adult Ukrainian Class via Zoom. This class will be for those with very limited or no understanding of the Ukrainian language. The class will be an hour and a half once per week. The evening of the week (day and time) is to be determined based on instructor and student schedules.

Option 2: This class will now be at an Advanced Beginner level. A great level for those who have some understanding of Ukrainian but are feeling rusty with their speaking skills. This class meets on Thursday evenings via Zoom from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This class will resume at the end of September.

There is a fee for both classes. If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity to learn conversational Ukrainian, email us at info@ivanfranko.ca Please indicate the option you are interested in.