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We hope you all are managing in these challenging times. Know that if you are in critical need please call, leave us a message and we will do what we can to help!
For now, please enjoy a little music from our Fitness Instructor Extraordinaire Joy!
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It is with great sadness we mourn the passing of Bea Holland, who was Executive Director of Silver Threads Service during the 90's. Our organization exists today due to her leadership, compassion and dedication to seniors.
Bea leaves a lasting legacy to our community and we were blessed to have had her support over the decades.
Our deepest condolences to her family for your loss.
You will be greatly missed Bea. Rest in Peace. ... See MoreSee Less
The Senior Community Outreach Project operates in partnership with James Bay New Horizons and Silver Threads Service. During the COVID – 19 Pandemic we will try and support our seniors who are following the advice of our Government and Health Officials and are staying at home.
The Outreach line (250) 889-4430 will be monitored Tuesday to Thursday from 8:30 to 4:00pm. Seniors can leave a message with their name, phone number and request of how we can help. We will do our best to lend a help and will get back to you within a day.
If you are concerned you may have contacted COVID-19 please do not go to emergency, you are advised to call BC811.
For any non-COVID-19 medical emergencies please call 911. ... See MoreSee Less
Dear Members, Participants and Supporters:
In response to recent announcements and directives regarding COVID-19 from the Provincial and Municipal Governments, Silver Threads Service is stopping all programs and services as of March 17th. This includes:
• All programs and services at both the Saanich and Victoria Centres, including all rentals and community groups.
• All Outreach Programs, information sessions and bus trips
• All housing based programs at Viewmont, Kiwanis and LeBlond
• All Memory PLUS Programs
Our Saanich and Victoria Centres will have minimal staffing, please direct any questions or concerns to 250 382-3151.
Thank you for your patience at this time. We will continue to provide our members with updates as they occur.
Stay healthy! ... See MoreSee Less
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Seen at the Centre today....
We could swear they weren't there yesterday, but we'll take it! ... See MoreSee Less
A reminder that our Centres will be closed on Monday, February 17th for Family Day. We will reopen on Tuesday.
Enjoy your long weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
We are looking for a Volunteer Piano Accompanist at the Saanich Centre who would have a minimum of Grade 6 music for the Hampton Singers senior's women choir.
The Pianist would follow the lead of the Choir Director; playing a wide variety of musical styles; revising arrangements with the director as needed.
Rehearsals are every Monday 9:30 to 11:30am and public performances are Wednesday afternoons twice a month. This is during September to June.
For more information call Anne at 250 382-3151. ... See MoreSee Less
A special thank you to Li Paper and members of the Chinese Women’s Friendship Association for hosting the Chinese Lunar New Year Tea at the Victoria Centre on Saturday. We learned a lot, enjoyed treats and prizes, some of us even tried dancing!
It was a delightful afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less
A fun night at our Robbie Burns dinner tonight at the Saanich Centre. Thanks to Ambrosia Catering and Chef Anthony for a delicious Shepherd’s Pie. We were entertained by Cookeilidh, and dancers Anne and Paul! ... See MoreSee Less
Our centres will be closed on Wednesday due to the snow. We want to give everyone notice that you can stay inside where it is warm and cozy! If you must venture out please drive and walk safe.
Hopefully we will be open on Thursday. ... See MoreSee Less
Many of us know this as “Chinese New Year” but in traditional Chinese culture it is known as the Spring Festival. The Chinese Women’s Friendship Association and Silver Threads Victoria invite you to gain a cultural understanding of the Spring Festival with a presentation by Professor Jordon Paper. Everyone welcome.
Date: Saturday, January 25th
Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Victoria Centre, 2340 Richmond Rd.
Cost: $5.25 members; $7.35 non-members
Space is limited, please reserve in advance 250-388-4268 ... See MoreSee Less
New Year’s Eve Daytime Party at the Saanich Centre
Tuesday, December 31st 11:00am to 12:15pm
Join us at the Saanich Centre and welcome the new year with beverages, nibbles and music by Shenanigans.
$6.30 (members) $9.45 (non-members)
For more information call (250) 382-3151 ... See MoreSee Less
From all of us at Silver Threads Service we wish you a very happy holiday season and all the best in the New Year.
The Saanich Centre will be closing tomorrow Christmas Eve at 1:00pm and will be open next on Monday, December 30th and Tuesday, December 31st from 8:30am to 1:00pm.
Regular hours resume on Thursday, January 2nd for both the Victoria and Saanich Centres. ... See MoreSee Less