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Happy BC Day!
A reminder that our centres will be closed on Monday, August 5th and will be back to regular hours on Tuesday!
Enjoy this summer long weekend!
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Happy BC Day!
A reminder that our centres will be closed on Monday, August 5th and will be back to regular hours on Tuesday!
Enjoy this summer long weekend!

One of our Outreach Programs held at a local housing complex aptly named Crafts & Conversation discussed the theme of Ocean this week, while residents made wind chime/wall art with seashells and driftwood. A nice way to spend an afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less

One of our Outreach Programs held at a local housing complex aptly named Crafts & Conversation discussed the theme of Ocean this week, while residents made wind chime/wall art with seashells and driftwood.  A nice way to spend an afternoon!Image attachmentImage attachment

We were pleased to welcome the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health to the Saanich Centre on Tuesday. She took great interest in learning about Silver Threads, the issues seniors are facing and took the time to connect with our members. We appreciate the visit! Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

We were pleased to welcome the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health to the Saanich Centre on Tuesday.  She took great interest in learning about Silver Threads, the issues seniors are facing and took the time to connect with our members.  We appreciate the visit!  Thank you!Image attachment

The Outreach Program visited Kiwanis Housing Society for the first Crafts & Connections session. It was a good time with flower arranging and lively conversation. We are looking forward to returning on August 1st. ... See MoreSee Less

The Outreach Program visited Kiwanis Housing Society for the first Crafts & Connections session.  It was a good time with flower arranging and lively conversation.  We are looking forward to returning on August 1st.

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What beautiful arrangements! And smiles:)!!!

It was a delicious day at the Strawberry Social. We had 130 guests at both centres stop by for fresh strawberry shortcake and tea. A special thanks to the Ukulele Class for entertaining at Saanich. ... See MoreSee Less

Strawberry Social at Silver Threads!
Enjoy fresh strawberry shortbread and tea.
Wednesday, July 10th
1:00 to 2:30 at Victoria
11:00 to 1:00pm at Saanich
Free and you can drop in!
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Strawberry Social at Silver Threads!
Enjoy fresh strawberry shortbread and tea.
Wednesday, July 10th
1:00 to 2:30 at Victoria
11:00 to 1:00pm at Saanich
Free and you can drop in!

A reminder that our Centres will be closed on Monday, July 1st for Canada Day. Reopening Tuesday, July 2nd.
We hope you celebrate this great country of ours!
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A reminder that our Centres will be closed on Monday, July 1st for Canada Day.  Reopening Tuesday, July 2nd.
We hope you celebrate this great country of ours!

Join us at the Centres on Friday, June 28th from 10:00am to 1:00pm for Canada Day Birthday Cake. Wear red and White and come and celebrate! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us at the Centres on Friday, June 28th from 10:00am to 1:00pm for Canada Day Birthday Cake.  Wear red and White and come and celebrate!

On Wednesday night we held our 2018-19 Annual General Meeting at our Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Event. Thank you to our Board of Directors for their leadership, and to our partners from JBNH and United Way for attending.
A special thank you to our sponsor - RBC and the staff from the Burnside and Uptown Branches for their support and help on their Day of Service. This is the 6th year and their total contribution to Silver Threads is $6,000!
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Join us Monday at the Saanich Centre for WHAT'S THE BIG NEWS at Enjoying my Community with Wendy. Discussion starts at 1:00 followed by coffee and treats. There is always lots to talk about! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us Monday at the Saanich Centre for WHATS THE BIG NEWS at Enjoying my Community with Wendy.  Discussion starts at 1:00 followed by coffee and treats.  There is always lots to talk about!

We still have space in the Assisted Dying 101: The Basics Workshop on June 4th. Presented by Dying with Dignity Canada. You will be provided good information on Medical Assistance in Death.
Tuesday, June 4th 1:30 to 3:00pm at the Victoria Centre.
Call 250 388-4268 to register.
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Off island so I cannot attend. Keep me in mind for next time.

Saanich Centre Open House
Find out what we offer at Silver Threads
Tour the Saanich Centre
See some of our programs (Computer Club, Pickleball, Men’s Choir)
Enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies

Date: Saturday May 18
Time: Drop-in between 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Place: Saanich Centre, 286 Hampton Road
Contact: 250-382-3151
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Saanich Centre Open House
Find out what we offer at Silver Threads
Tour the Saanich Centre
See some of our programs (Computer Club, Pickleball, Men’s Choir)
Enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies

Date: Saturday May 18
Time: Drop-in between 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Place: Saanich Centre, 286 Hampton Road
Contact: 250-382-3151

We had a wonderful dinner at the Saanich Centre last night in celebration of Victoria Day and what would have been her 200th Birthday. A big thank you to our sponsor Nex Gen Hearing and their staff Erin, Tim and Jeff for all their help. Her Majesty Queen Victoria and her Lady in Waiting arrived to the party and greeted her Royal Subjects. She's looking good for 200! ... See MoreSee Less

We had a wonderful dinner at the Saanich Centre last night in celebration of Victoria Day and what would have been her 200th Birthday.  A big thank you to our sponsor Nex Gen Hearing and their staff Erin, Tim and Jeff for all their help. Her Majesty Queen Victoria and her Lady in Waiting arrived to the party and greeted her Royal Subjects.  Shes looking good for 200!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Silver Threads Service

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Easter Closure
Our Centres will be closed for Easter on Friday, April 19th and Monday, April 22nd. We will reopen on Tuesday, April 23rd.
Have a very hoppy long weekend!
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Easter Closure
Our Centres will be closed for Easter on Friday, April 19th and Monday, April 22nd.  We will reopen on Tuesday, April 23rd. 
Have a very hoppy long weekend!

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week!
Today we thanked our Volunteers for their year round commitment at our Afternoon Tea.
Silver Threads Service has 95 individuals who have contributed over 7,220 hours this past year. We appreciate each and every one of you!
We are volunteer driven – by a Board of Directors, and volunteer supported – by our Program and Event volunteers.
Thank you for helping to build a healthy community for seniors!
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I agree. .. our volunteers are Fantastic !!!

Spring has sprung,
The grass has riz,
Do you know where
the Bunnies is?

They are at the Victoria Centre!
Available for $5. Thank you to our volunteer Terry for creating these!
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Spring has sprung,
The grass has riz,
Do you know where
the Bunnies is?

They are at the Victoria Centre! 
Available for $5.  Thank you to our volunteer Terry for creating these!

Tomorrow is World Table Tennis Day! Come and join us at the Saanich Centre between 9:30am and 11:30am for a friendly, all inclusive game. All levels welcomed and equipment is provided.
You can see by the photos from last year there was great play and great fun! Hope to see you there!
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Tomorrow is World Table Tennis Day!  Come and join us at the Saanich Centre between 9:30am and 11:30am for a friendly, all inclusive game.  All levels welcomed and equipment is provided.
You can see by the photos from last year there was great play and great fun!  Hope to see you there!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Looks like good fun! Enjoy 😉

What Moves from them Seniors!!

Annual Membership Drive
It is that time of the year again! If you are a member or think you want to join - now is the time. Our membership runs from April 1st to March 31st and you can sign up now. Membership is $55 (GST included) and is valid at both Centres.
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Thank you to Saanich Parks for the new signage! This is placed on Tillicum Road and will make the Saanich Centre easy to find! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Saanich Parks for the new signage!  This is placed on Tillicum Road and will make the Saanich Centre easy to find!
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