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Thank you to the Retirement Concepts: The Wellesley of Victoria for sponsoring the September Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. It was great to have Sharon there to help serve. The meal prepared by Ambrosia was yummy and the music by the Gypsy Rovers was a hit! ... See MoreSee Less

New topic for Enjoying my Community on Monday September 23rd. Join us for meet the Makers of the “Blue Book”—The Seniors Services Directory. Julie Gray, Executive Director for Seniors Serving Seniors will be presenting this informative talk. Find out about unique services available in the Capital Region for seniors and how to use the “blue book”. Stay for tea, treats and social time! Monday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at the Saanich Centre. ... See MoreSee Less

New topic for Enjoying my Community on Monday September 23rd.  Join us for meet the Makers of the “Blue Book”—The Seniors Services Directory.  Julie Gray, Executive Director for Seniors Serving Seniors will be presenting this informative talk.  Find out about unique services available in the Capital Region for seniors and how to use the “blue book”.  Stay for tea, treats and social time!  Monday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at the Saanich Centre.

Living Life to the Full will be offered at the Saanich Centre
in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association.
The 8-week program can change lives, participants will learn how to reverse negative habits and develop new processes to rebuild happiness.
A free introductory session will be held at Enjoying my Community on Monday, September 23rd at 1:00pm.
Come hear what it is all about and decide if this is for you.
The program will run Thursdays, October 10th to November 28th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Call us for more information 250 382-3151.
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Living Life to the Full will be offered at the Saanich Centre 
in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association. 
The 8-week program can change lives, participants will learn how to reverse negative habits and develop new processes to rebuild happiness.  
A free introductory session will be held at Enjoying my Community on Monday, September 23rd at 1:00pm.  
Come hear what it is all about and decide if this is for you.  
The program will run Thursdays, October 10th to November 28th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Call us for more information 250 382-3151.

Gentle Somatic Yoga is a restorative yoga performed slowly and is mostly floor based but also done standing and seated. A new session begins Friday at the Saanich Centre from 2:15 to 3:15pm. A perfect way to ease into the weekend. Call 250 382-3151 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

Gentle Somatic Yoga is a restorative yoga performed slowly and is mostly floor based but also done standing and seated.  A new session begins Friday at the Saanich Centre from 2:15 to 3:15pm.  A perfect way to ease into the weekend.  Call 250 382-3151 for more information.

A reminder that our Centres will be closed on Monday, September 2nd and we will reopen on Tuesday.
Enjoy the last long weekend of summer and stay safe!
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A reminder that our Centres will be closed on Monday, September 2nd and we will reopen on Tuesday.
Enjoy the last long weekend of summer and stay safe!

Throwback Thursday! The year was 2015 and we took a group to Fairburn Farms.
Check out our newsletter and our website for the September Bus Trip Schedule. Trips will leave from 6 different sites and are part of our Outreach Program in partnership with James Bay New Horizons.
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Throwback Thursday!  The year was 2015 and we took a group to Fairburn Farms.  
Check out our newsletter and our website for the September Bus Trip Schedule.  Trips will leave from 6 different sites and are part of our Outreach Program in partnership with James Bay New Horizons.

The 5th Annual Community Barbeque at the Victoria Centre was a good time on Friday! Thank you to the Victoria Elks Lodge 2 for cooking the burgers, Guy Marchi for the musical entertainment and all the staff for a great event. ... See MoreSee Less

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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