Join us this April for a variety of engaging programs and events at the Seniors’ Activity Centre.

 

 

 

Registration dates

 

Registration for programs starting in April is now open.

 

Save the date: Registration for programs starting in May and June opens on Wednesday, April 27.

 

 

 

 

SACS on 21st

 

Your favourite little shop inside the Seniors' Activity Centre (SAC) is a collection of your generous donations with all sale proceeds going to the SAC. The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

We welcome your gently used home décor items, small furniture, glassware, gift items, and children’s toys and books. Donations can be dropped off daily at the shop or SAC front desk Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We would also be pleased to assist with downsizing and pick-up of small furniture.

 

 

 

 

Virtual programs

 

Take advantage of a diverse collection of free online programming available to seniors. The program listings are assembled by Ridge Meadows Seniors Society and South Granville Seniors Centre. Explore and enjoy all that online programming has to offer from the comfort of your living room!


View online programs

 

 

 

 

Massages are back!

 

Enjoy a 45-minute massage performed by Langara College students. Register for your spot as space is limited. Arrive 15 minutes early to complete paperwork. No ICBC claims.

 

For more information, contact cbrandson@westvancouver.ca

 

Register here.

 

 

 

 

BCIT student nurses

 

Student nurses will be at the Seniors’ Activity Centre on Tuesday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 1 to do blood pressure checks and oxygen level checks. The nurses will be stationed in the hall, near the café. Come support the student nurses and ask any questions you may have.

 

May 31 & June 1
11 a.m.–1 p.m. (approximately)

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Appreciation Awards

 

Have you reached a milestone in volunteering (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 years)? Please join us for our Volunteer Appreciation Awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 27 from 5 to 6 p.m.

 

If you have not yet received your invitation, please call Crystal at 604-925-7288 or email scvolunteers@westvancouver.ca.

 

 

 

 

National Volunteer Appreciation Week: April 24–30

 

Did you volunteer in 2021? Four-punch passes will be available for volunteers who have contributed hours since May 2021.

 

Obtain your volunteer pass during the week of April 24 to 30 by registering using activity code 118113. This is a new code, and not the one listed in the Scene Magazine. Please register in person and pick up your card in person at the West Vancouver Community Centre, Gleneagles Community Centre, or Seniors’ Activity Centre front desks.

 

 

 

 

Volunteer at the Garden Side Cafe!

 

Have you considered how many pots and pans it takes to create the delicious meals at the Garden Side Café?


Dishwasher assistants needed

  • Monday to Thursday, 12:30–2:30 p.m.

Substitutes welcome in all positions

  • Food packer
    (Monday to Friday, 8:30–10:30 a.m.)
  • Food handler
    (Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.)
  • Baker support
    (Monday to Friday, 8–10 a.m.)
  • Thursday opener
    (Thursday, 8–11 a.m.)
  • Thursday biweekly food packer
    (Thursday, 8:30–10:30 a.m.)

Please email the times you are available during the week, as well as your preferred roles, to scvolunteers@westvancouver.ca. If you have not yet completed the District's volunteer onboarding process, please register online here.

 

 

 

 

The Coffee Bar is open!

 

Our Coffee Bar is now open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come enjoy delicious drinks, lattes, and cappuccinos, made by our friendly volunteers.

 

 

 

 

Join Screen Time for Seniors

 

Screen Time for Seniors is going strong! Join our next session on Thursday, April 7 for an in-person workshop on how to get acquainted with your device.

 

Thursday, April 7

4:30–5:30 p.m.
122329
Free

Register here.

 

 

 

 

In the Kitchen with Simone

 

Join us in the Seniors’ Activity Centre's commercial kitchen and make some special treats in a class led by Chef Simone. All ages welcome. You will leave the class with a smile and some goodies!

 

Monday, April 25
4:30–5:30 p.m.
120402

$12.50

Register here.

 

 

 

 

Don't miss Wellness Week

 

Put your best foot forward! Optimum Foot Care will be offering basic foot care to take care of your precious feet.

 

Friday, April 29
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
120729
$20

Register here.

 

 

 

 

Pick Up the Pace

 

Need a lift? Try Pick up the Pace! Christina, an experienced instructor, will be leading this fun and gentle exercise class.

 

Mondays

March 28–May 9
1:45–2:45 p.m.
119492
Register here.

 

 

 

 

Reading Remedy

 

Reading Remedy is a new senior/student book club that will meet every six weeks to discuss a novel.

Our first meeting will be on Saturday, April 23 at 11 a.m. This is designed to be fun and interactive with a social component.

 

122370
$2.50
Register here.

 

 

 

 

Support a cause you care about through Planned Giving, a Seniors’ Activity Centre Advisory Board Initiative

 

Has the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre personally enriched your life or the life of a loved one?

 

Please consider leaving a gift in your will to the Seniors’ Activity Centre or honour the memory of a loved one by making a memorial gift in their name. Every gift helps support the Seniors’ Activity Centre’s future, its mission, and enriches our West Vancouver community for generations to come.

 

To learn more, call the Seniors’ Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 and keep an eye out for an article about Planned Giving in the May/June issue of The Scene.

 

 

 

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

 

Whether you have a question, need a recommendation, or want help using your device, we are here to provide assistance seven days a week. Contact us.

 

Join us for these upcoming virtual events (and more!) at the West Vancouver Memorial Library.

 

Indigenous Perspectives on the Climate Crisis [virtual]

 

Join Climate Writer in Residence Katłįà Lafferty and Indigenous climate advocates Xwechtaal Dennis Joseph, Brandi Morin, Panikpak Letitia Pokiak, and Dr. Nicole Redvers to learn how Indigenous Peoples are leading the fight against the climate crisis.

 

Saturday, April 9

2–3:30 p.m.

Free

Register here.

 

TED 2022: A NEW ERA! [Welsh Hall]

 

Experience selected TEDx 2022 sessions in the library’s Welsh Hall from April 11 to 13, streamed live from the Vancouver Convention Centre.

 

Monday, April 11–Wednesday, April 13

11:15 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Free

Register here.

 

Native Plant, Lawn Alternatives with Jane Sherrott [virtual]

 

Join gardener Jane Sherrott to learn some of the amazing ways you can transform your lawn into a low maintenance, eco-friendly, native plant paradise

 

Wednesday, April 13

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Free

Register here.

 




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