The winter Program Guide is here – LINK
March at the 55
Coffee Get-Together: Adult grief Drop In
This group offers an opportunity to listen and to share grief experiences. It creates time and space to acknowledge our losses in an informal yet supportive and confidential setting. Find the time for yourself and be supported as you continue to make the many difficult adjustments to life following the loss of a loved one. For more information please phone the Squamish Hospice Society at 604.567.2009.
Tue Mar 19
10 – 11 a.m.
Globe Trotter Adventure Series
Experience the sights and stories from people who have travelled the world without leaving the comfort of our own community!
This month will feature Torri Hanson speaking about her experience living in a small community in Greece and working on an archaeological dig. She will share photos and stories of her once in a lifetime experience!
Wed Mar 13
3 – 4 pm
FREE pre-registration is required
Depression in Older Adults – POSTER
Let’s talk about depression, how to recognize the symptoms and what we can do about it. Loneliness and isolation can lead to depression and anxiety. Come and listen to the Older Adult Outreach Team from Vancouver Coastal Health exploring the causes and effects of these issues. Presentation includes a free lunch.
Wed Mar 20
1 – 3 p.m.
FREE pre-registration is required
Gordon Smith Gallery – ‘Classics at The Smith’
Join us for an evening of Spanish music at the Gordon Smith Gallery, featuring The Vancouver Cello Quartet. Enjoy the music of DeFalla, Granados, Chabrier among others. A brief introduction of current gallery works will precede the performance. .
Tuesday, March 5
5:15 – 9:15 p.m.
$9.45 / person plus an additional entrance fee of $10.
VanDusen Gardens’ Orchid Show and Sale
Come and learn how adaptable and forgiving these beautiful flowers can be at the VanDusen Gardens’ Annual Vancouver Orchid Society’s Show and Sale. Celebrating the wide range of beautiful and interesting orchids, this annual show provides you with beautiful displays and sales of various, exotic orchids from a variety of local and international venders. Please note admission fees are not included in the cost of the trip.
Saturday, March 23 – not March 2 as earlier announced by staff.
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$9.45 / person plus admission fees
We received a grant from the Squamish Community Foundation – thank you.
The money is going towards this heavily subsidized arts programme included in the Winter Program Guide.
“Saturdays Mar 2 – Mar 16 $40 (3 sessions) 1:00-4:00pm
Registration number 38728
Ciarra Douglas, Toby Jaxon, Amanda Larson”
Men-on-the-Move – Poster
October schedule change. Due to conflicting events there will be a schedule change required for October. Please advise the front office that you are able to attend the proposed Tuesday, 3 pm classes for these four dates instead; that is the Tuesday before the respective cancelled Wednesday class. We require a sufficient number of committed participants for these replacement classes to happen.
Please note that pre-registration is required for all programs and events, even when they are FREE.
Financial help with program fees is available – LINK
You may want to sign up for the District’s monthly newsletter – CLICK HERE
The newsletter is sent out on the 27th of the month.
The Eagle Wind Café is temporarily closed.
Will be open to serve the Christmas dinner on Dec 7 and the December Theme Lunch and will re-open for normal operations in January. Sorry about this interruption in service.
For events go to the SPECIAL EVENTS page.
Recreation Access Pass Program
There are programs that recently started but possibly lack adequate participation due to cost.
There are probably Seniors who would have liked to participate if it were not for the cost of these programs.
There is help available: Recreation Access Pass Program Information.
If you believe you are eligible:
- Complete the application – also available at the Seniors Centre front desk.
- Take it for approval to the Sea to Sky Community Services (38144 – 2nd Avenue).
- Get your card (good for one year) from Brennan Parks Recreation Centre.
- Visit the Seniors Centre to join a program at a 50% discount.
NEW HOURS AND PROGRAMMING NOTES
Our new hours, starting September 5th.
Mondays: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
All of our programs require pre-registration, even those with FREE introduction sessions.
A variety of Drop In programs such as carpet bowling, paint and sketch, social quilt and craft, genealogy, computer tutoring and billiards. Drop-in programs at the Squamish Seniors’ Centre beginning $2.25 for members, $3.50 for non-members.
SENIORS’ CENTRE STAFF
Front Desk: 604-848-6898
Information regarding programs:
Christine Creer firstname.lastname@example.org 604-848-6895