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Our final featured author is the Govenor General's Literary Award for Poetry winner Arleen Paré. She is an accomplished poet with an extensive academic background in a variety of fields who has recently released her newest book "First". You can hear from Arleen and the other authors at 1pm this Saturday July 31st at Royal Athletic Park. ... See MoreSee Less
Anny Scoones is another author joining our panel discussion on July 31st. Anny has written a number of books, with many focusing on Glamorgan Farm in North Saanich. In her book "Island Home" she writes of places, people, and experiences from all areas on Vancouver Island. Join her for some interesting insights and a chance to take home a signed copy of her book. ... See MoreSee Less
This Saturday's sampler is an Introduction to Memory PLUS. Join in to socialize, work your brain through fun games and riddles, and learn a little about memory strategies and brain health. ... See MoreSee Less
Our second featured author on our Local Authors Panel is Jo Owens. Come hear about Jo's experience writing and publishing her first book. You may chose to walk out with a signed copy of "A Funny Kind Of Paradise" after the Panel Discussion at Royal Athletic Park on July 31st. ... See MoreSee Less
Have you been feeling the summer heat? Looking to cool down? Join us Friday July 30th at 1:30pm for a virtual escape to Antarctica with our guest presenters Cliff and Diana on Zoom. For more information or to register for this riveting presentation call 250 388 4268. ... See MoreSee Less
You are invited to come listen to a panel discussion with four talented local authors on July 31st. Our first featured author is M.A.C Farrant. Come hear about her experiences writing and have the opportunity to bring home a signed copy of her book "One Good Thing" ... See MoreSee Less
Last week we had an excellent turnout for Tai Chi in the park. If you would like to join us for this week's Saturday Sampler at Royal Athletic park we will be doing a Functional Fitness class where you may sit or stand for all the exercises. Remember to bring water and dress for the weather, we'll see you there at 1pm! ... See MoreSee Less
Join us to connect through the sharing of stories tomorrow afternoon at the Victoria Center! If you're more comfortable being a listener you are welcome to come hear the words of others, if you have a story to share this is the place to do it.
Date: Tuesdays, July 13 and August 10 (ongoing)
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Victoria Centre, 1911 Quadra Street
Contact: 250-388-4268 to reserve a seat
Cost: $2 (members), $5 (non-members) ... See MoreSee Less
Join us tomorrow, Saturday July 10th at 1pm for Tai Chi in the park.
Tai chi is a gentle exercise which originated as a form of self defense. In the present day the gentle flowing movements are often described as meditation in motion and is used by many to reduce stress and to improve overall health and wellness. ... See MoreSee Less
Each Saturday, beginning July 10th and going through to August 28th Silver Threads will be hosting different activities designed for those 55 years and better to try, free of charge.
Activities will start at 1:00pm and will be outdoors so dress for the weather. These classes and activities are what we are calling our "Saturday Sampler" and will be held at Royal Athletic Park in the heart of the North Park neighborhood. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Centres will be closed today for Canada Day. We will reopen tomorrow. Be well everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
It is going to be another hot one today. Please use the utmost caution if you plan to venture out. We are cancelling Line Dancing and Fusion Fitness at the Saanich Centre today. The Functional Fitness and Brain Games at the Victoria Centre will run today.
Please be safe. ... See MoreSee Less
Indoor tech option - FREE stayhome-living app for seniors is designed to help combat the effects loneliness with cognitive stimulation, entertainment and engagement. Download from stayhome-living.com Lots of entertainment options, exercises, knitting, book clubs, games, services, healthcare etc www.youtube.com/watch?v=XotQZwuO0S8
Join us this Tuesday June 29th at the Victoria center for the first meeting of our Film Club where we will be screening The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. We'll provide the movie, you provide the discussion, conversation, and insights after the film. If you're interested call for more info and to reserve your seat at 250 388 4268! ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know that tomorrow, Thursday June 24th, is a Strawberry Moon? June’s full Moon—typically the last full Moon of spring or the first of summer—is traditionally called the Strawberry Moon.
In celebration of the Strawberry Moon we will be offering some fresh strawberries to anyone coming in for Calming Colouring at the Victoria Center this Thursday morning. Give us a call if you'd like to stop by and celebrate the full moon with us. ... See MoreSee Less
Our next Zumba Gold class with instructor Isabel Arias-Santos will run at the Saanich Centre from July 9th to 30th. Give us a call at 250-382-3151 for more information or to book your space in this upbeat class ... See MoreSee Less
We are wishing you a Happy Father's Day today. We are thankful for all the fathers and strong loving men in our lives.
"A sturdy, steady hand to hold
In times of strife and stress,
A true friend we can turn to
When times are good or bad
One of our greatest gifts and blessings,
The man that we call Dad."
- Author Unknown ... See MoreSee Less
Have you signed up to listen in on next Friday's Travel Series? Join us on Zoom as our guest presenter shares with us his adventures in Africa. You'll be treated to beautiful photos, videos, and informational and fun stories!
The Zoom Travel Series is running at 1:30pm on Friday June 25th. You may call to register at 250 388 4268. ... See MoreSee Less