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Our Centres will be closed Monday May 23rd for Victoria Day, but we look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday May 24th. We hope everyone has a safe and happy long weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
Get moving with our walking groups!
Whether you enjoy chatting away on a stroll through the fresh air or prefer smooth terrain we have something for you.
Our Victoria Centre's walking group meets each Tuesday at the Save on Foods Memorial Center for an indoor walk. This is perfect for anyone with mobility challenges or folks who prefer smooth surfaces and a temperature controlled climate. There are also monthly blood pressure readings available. Call 250 388 4268 to sign up or for more info.
Our Saanich Centre's walking group meets each Wednesday at the Saanich Centre. This group enjoys getting out for a leisurely walk outside in the neighbourhood and down local trails. Call 250 382 3151 to sign up or for more info.
We hope you'll walk with us soon! ... See MoreSee Less
This month we are showing "Judy" and "That Thing You Do" at our centres. If you're interested in joining us for an afternoon movie keep reading for more information:
Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.
Date: Tuesday May 17
Location: Saanich Centre, 286 Hampton Road
Cost: $2 M, $5 NM
"That Thing You Do"
This five star film is a 90- minute funny breezy tale about a mysterious 4 pc band, The Wonders that tracks a rag-to-riches-to-rags musical merriment story for people of all ages.
Date: Tuesday, May 24
Time: 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Victoria Centre, 1911 Quadra St.
Cost: $2 M $5 NM
Booking: 250-388-4268 ... See MoreSee Less
Lunch with TED is a program running bi-weekly at our Victoria Centre. Join us this Thursday May 12, or in two weeks on May 26 from 11:30-1pm to listen to some interesting TED Talks on the themes "Finding Joy" and "Healthy By Nature" followed by engaging discussion amongst peers. The lunch is $5 for members and $7 for non members, give us a call at 250 388 4268 to reserve your space! ... See MoreSee Less
Learn from a librarian what online resources the Greater Victoria Public Library has for you. These will all be easy to access resources including books, magazines, audio books, and more which you can use from the comfort of home.
Join us at eh Victoria Centre on May 24th at 9:30am to join in the learning. The cost is $2 for members and $5 for non members, give us a call at 250 388 4268 to register and reserve your space. ... See MoreSee Less
Do you like word games?
Join us every Thursday at the Saanich Centre from 1-3pm to play Scrabble!
Perhaps you want a little more than word games and want to work your mind and memory, if that's the case join us for our Memory PLUS and Brain Games classes! Check our program guide or call 250 388 4268 for upcoming dates. ... See MoreSee Less
Art For Anyone has done it again! This group has assembled a collage of their past month's work exploring different types of paints. The only thing missing is a name!
Drop by our Victoria Centre to put your name suggestion into our draw box. We'll be pulling the winning name soon! If you're interested in learning more about what creative arts programs are available drop by either of our Centres or give us a call at 250 388 4268 (Victoria Centre) or 250 382 3151 (Saanich Centre) ... See MoreSee Less
Volunteers are a Key Piece to our Success!
It’s National Volunteer Week April 25th to 29th, 2022
Thank you to our volunteers, your support is greatly appreciated. This past year we have had 67 different volunteers give their time to support the organization. From our Board of Directors, to our Program and Support Volunteers, every area and individual of Silver Threads Service benefits from our talented volunteers. ... See MoreSee Less
Best volunteers ever!!!
It's not too late to join our next session of Ukulele classes! Join us at the Victoria Centre on Friday afternoons to learn the Ukulele. We are able to accommodate absolute beginners as well as those working on improving their existing skills. Give us a call at 250 388 4268 to register!
Beginner & Beginner Continuing
Dates: April 29th to June 3rd
Times: 1:00pm to 1:45pm or 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Cost: 6/$54 members, $78 non-members
Leader: Avram McCagherty ... See MoreSee Less
Our Tai Chi Therapy classes have some new changes coming:
We will be offering an advanced class at our Victoria Centre starting next Tuesday April 26 running to May 31. The classes will be from 11am until 12pm.
Call 250 388 4268 to register.
A beginner class will be offered at our Saanich Centre starting next Monday April 25 running to June 6. The classes will be from 11am to 12pm.
Call 250 382 3151 to register.
The 6 week sessions cost $54 for members, $78 for non-members plus GST. Call to reserve your space today! ... See MoreSee Less
Hoppy Easter! Whether you celebrate today, tomorrow, or not at all we hope you're able to enjoy the day. Have fun this long weekend and we will see you on Tuesday! ... See MoreSee Less
Our Centres will be closed today, April 15th, through Monday April 18th for the Easter long weekend. We will be resuming regular hours and programming starting Tuesday April 19th. Have a safe and fun weekend, we look forward to seeing you soon! ... See MoreSee Less
Lets talk about keeping passwords safe, using email, attaching a picture in email, learning how to protect yourself from viruses and sending group emails.
If you're interested in learning the basics of tech and what you can do on the internet check out our new 4 week program "Taste of Technology" running from Mondays April 25-May 16 at our Victoria Centre. The classes will be from 1:00pm to 3:00pm with ample time to ask questions.
Call 250 388 4268 for more information or to register! ... See MoreSee Less
We are excited to be offering Euchre at our Victoria Centre! Learn to play the popular card game, or enjoy some friendly gameplay amongst peers.
Euchre is a trick-taking card game commonly played in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain, and the United States. It is played with a deck of 24, 28, or 32 standard playing cards.
Dates: Tuesdays, starting April 19
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Victoria Centre, 1911 Quadra St
Cost: $2 M, $5 NM
To book your space: 250-388-4268 ... See MoreSee Less
Volunteer Victoria completed research on the impact COVID-19 has had on Senior Volunteers. One of our very talented Volunteers Carol Sherwood supported the work and developed this interesting video about the project. Several more of our lovely volunteers as well. Be sure to check out her work and to hear what has been keeping people busy volunteering their time nd energy the past couple years and how COVID has affected their volunteerism.
Her video is now on the Volunteer Victoria YouTube page so everyone can take a look:
youtu.be/6KPo1kUQ0po ... See MoreSee Less
Today is World Table Tennis Day!
We are celebrating with fun games, friendly competition, and prizes! Our experienced players are showing newcomers the ropes; all experience and ability levels are welcome. Stay Tuned to check out some pictures of today's event!
#PingPongDiplomacy ... See MoreSee Less
Easter dinners are now available for sale at our Saanich and Victoria locations.
Save yourself some cooking time and purchase a pre portioned frozen dinner for just $8. You may pre-order now and pick them up any time between 9am to 3:30pm from April 11th to 14th at your preferred centre.
Call 250 382 3151 to book a meal for pickup at Saanich or 250 388 4268 to book your meal pickup at Victoria. ... See MoreSee Less
Join our instructor Kim for some thoughtful discussion, interesting trivia, and interactive games over Zoom! Build social connections and tease your brain from the comfort of home.
Missed the first class? No worries! You can join any time!
Dates: Thursdays, April 7 to May12
Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Instructor: Kim Davidson
Cost: $24 M, $36NM
Call 250 388 4268 to register ... See MoreSee Less
"Each of us is a story that is waiting to be written."
If you have ever thought that you would like to revisit memories and to collect the experiences of your life this workshop is a great place to start. In a supportive environment, you will commence a guided journey through the world of memory to rediscover the history of self, of family and of our pursuits and adventures. Bring yourself, your memories, a favourite pen, notebook and/or tablet.
Date: Thursdays, April 7 to May 26
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Cost: 8/ $50 member $75 non-member
Facilitator: Jennifer Ferris
Location: Silver Threads Victoria Centre, 1911 Quadra St.
Call: 250 388 4268 to reserve your space. ... See MoreSee Less