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NEW YEAR’S DAY
NEW YEAR’S DAY
Jan 1 all-day
New Year’s Day
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program 7:30 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program
Jan 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  First Tuesdays of the month at Temple Sholom: Guest lecturers, workshops, roundtable  discussions  or DVD presentations are featured. Visitors are welcome. Information regarding future meetings is available at http://jgsbc.ca/  Contact information may be found at http://jgsbc.ca/contact 
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AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
BRIDGE FUNDAMENTALS 10:30 am
BRIDGE FUNDAMENTALS
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Barry Yamanouchi. For players with some experience, this class is a chance to sharpen your skills.  30 minutes of theory will be followed by play of pre-set hands.  8 sessions  
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Jan 3 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi Baitelman will  speak after lunch.  Check with Marlene ( 604-275-7543) for exact dates and schedule. The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
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AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 6 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Jan 7 all-day
Hundreds of Israel, Hebrew, and Yiddish movies available for your enjoyment at the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library. Free with a library card. Oscar contenders, festival favourites. Excellent  Israeli and Holocaust documentaries from around the world.
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 7 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 8 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Jan 8 @ 9:15 am – 9:30 am
  Perfect for battling Parkinson’s and improving coordination, movement and balance for any senior. This innovative program is designed to improve strength and release stress through boxing!  All levels. No experience necessary. Instructor: Jennifer Rak Free Trial Class: Monday Jan 8  9:15 am. RSVP in the Fitness Centre 8 classes; no class Feb. 12. Drop-in: M $12/ Regular $16. 
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Jan 8 @ 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Connect mind and body to facilitate fluid movement. The best principles of the nationally acclaimed Dance for PD program and Kundalini Yoga combine in this non-intimidating class. No experience necessary. Care aides welcome. Join anytime.  Instruction: Anne O’Sullivan, Dance for PD and Kundalini Yoga instructor. Free Trial Class Monday Jan. 8 12:45 pm. RSVP in the Fitness Centre. No class[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING 10:30 am
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Rhona Thorton Using Chicago method, a variant of rubber bridge. Some experience required. Beginners welcome.   3 sessions. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
Circle of Friends, Women 55+ 1:00 pm
Circle of Friends, Women 55+
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A warm place for women in the mid-50s or better, looking for friendship with other women. Meetings at the JCC include speakers and other conversation-provoking programming. Monthly brunch and arts outings.  March 6 – East Greenland & Iceland    
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Jan 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 10 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 10 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Jan 10 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves 12:45 pm
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves
Jan 10 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
These classes follow the effective Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery approach (PWR!Moves) developed by Dr. Becky Farley, a physical therapist, neuroscientist and Parkinson exercise specialist. Exercises offered directly target foundational skills. Instructor: Melanie Galloway. 10 classes
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
New! Mah Jongg Tutorials 1:00 pm
New! Mah Jongg Tutorials
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 11 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Jan 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for tea and engaging, participative group study with Rabbi Adam Stein.  When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  No registration required. Just drop in. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 12 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 12 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength 11:45 am
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength
Jan 12 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
A specialized class that focuses on core and postural exercises, designed to improve mobility and balance, and aid in fall prevention.  Instructor: Jennifer Rak. Drop-in: M $10/ R $15  Friday Jan. 12 – Mar. 16  10 classes
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Starting in  September, the group has decided to read short stories by other Jewish authors either in translation or those written in English.  Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 13 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 15 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Jan 15 @ 9:15 am – 9:30 am
  Perfect for battling Parkinson’s and improving coordination, movement and balance for any senior. This innovative program is designed to improve strength and release stress through boxing!  All levels. No experience necessary. Instructor: Jennifer Rak Free Trial Class: Monday Jan 8  9:15 am. RSVP in the Fitness Centre 8 classes; no class Feb. 12. Drop-in: M $12/ Regular $16. 
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Jan 15 @ 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Connect mind and body to facilitate fluid movement. The best principles of the nationally acclaimed Dance for PD program and Kundalini Yoga combine in this non-intimidating class. No experience necessary. Care aides welcome. Join anytime.  Instruction: Anne O’Sullivan, Dance for PD and Kundalini Yoga instructor. Free Trial Class Monday Jan. 8 12:45 pm. RSVP in the Fitness Centre. No class[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 Sign up for a three-week tutorial to learn basics, and then come back to continue your learning subsequent Monday afternoons.  Instructor: Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.     
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING 10:30 am
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Rhona Thorton Using Chicago method, a variant of rubber bridge. Some experience required. Beginners welcome.   3 sessions. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Beth Israel
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Beth Israel @ JFSA at Beth Israel | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
  Full course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program: Harriet Frost, singer and musician, to perform.  For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom and Beth Israel. Call for more information.
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Jan 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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BI: Lunch & Learn with Rabbis Infeld & Stein 12:00 am
BI: Lunch & Learn with Rabbis Infeld & Stein
Jan 17 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Lunch and Learn with Rabbis Infeld & Stein. Ancient Jewish Wisdom and Current Affairs: An exploration of today’s headlines, through traditional Jewish teachings. Free light parev lunch — RSVP required.  604-731-4161  
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 17 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Jan 17 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves 12:45 pm
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves
Jan 17 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
These classes follow the effective Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery approach (PWR!Moves) developed by Dr. Becky Farley, a physical therapist, neuroscientist and Parkinson exercise specialist. Exercises offered directly target foundational skills. Instructor: Melanie Galloway. 10 classes
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 18 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi Baitelman will  speak after lunch.  Check with Marlene ( 604-275-7543) for exact dates and schedule. The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Law & Learn, Rabbi Jonathan Infeld 12:30 pm
BI: Law & Learn, Rabbi Jonathan Infeld
Jan 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
For The Legal Community: Rabbi Infeld in conversation:   Call 604-731-4161 to register and find out the subsequent meeting dates. 
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
Health Talk: Sit, Stand & Heal with Feldenkrais 2:45 pm
Health Talk: Sit, Stand & Heal with Feldenkrais
Jan 18 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Sit or stand longer and move more freely! This guided workshop will help you feel and understand the benefits of being in tune with your body’s movement patterns. Vita Kolodny, RN,  Feldenkrais Practitioner    
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 19 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength 11:45 am
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength
Jan 19 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
A specialized class that focuses on core and postural exercises, designed to improve mobility and balance, and aid in fall prevention.  Instructor: Jennifer Rak. Drop-in: M $10/ R $15  Friday Jan. 12 – Mar. 16  10 classes
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 20 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 21 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
Literary Afternoon: The Lost Canadians 2:00 pm
Literary Afternoon: The Lost Canadians
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Literary Afternoon: The Lost Canadians @ St. Faith's Church | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Join us, Sunday January 21, 2018, for a presentation by Don Chapman, recipient of the Senate’s new Canada 150 Anniversary Medal for Unsung Heroes and author of The Lost Canadians. Light refreshments will be served.  Over one million people, including Romeo Dalaire, Frank Gehry, Nobel winners Willard Boyle and Saul Bellow, Vancouver war vet Kathleen Freemont, Montreal Rabbi Schneur Rabbin, owe[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 22 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Jan 22 @ 9:15 am – 9:30 am
  Perfect for battling Parkinson’s and improving coordination, movement and balance for any senior. This innovative program is designed to improve strength and release stress through boxing!  All levels. No experience necessary. Instructor: Jennifer Rak Free Trial Class: Monday Jan 8  9:15 am. RSVP in the Fitness Centre 8 classes; no class Feb. 12. Drop-in: M $12/ Regular $16. 
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Jan 22 @ 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Connect mind and body to facilitate fluid movement. The best principles of the nationally acclaimed Dance for PD program and Kundalini Yoga combine in this non-intimidating class. No experience necessary. Care aides welcome. Join anytime.  Instruction: Anne O’Sullivan, Dance for PD and Kundalini Yoga instructor. Free Trial Class Monday Jan. 8 12:45 pm. RSVP in the Fitness Centre. No class[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 Sign up for a three-week tutorial to learn basics, and then come back to continue your learning subsequent Monday afternoons.  Instructor: Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.     
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion 1:30 pm
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion
Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Lost in Translation: Hebrew Bible discussion group. No Hebrew Reading Skills required. Led by an experienced Israeli Archaeology teacher, the course includes reading selected chapters from the Hebrew Bible, followed by a discussion. 6 Classes 
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
BI: ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE 7:30 pm
BI: ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Delve into Jewish Perspectives on the Attitude of Gratitude.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 23 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING 10:30 am
NEW! SOCIAL BRIDGE SCORING
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Rhona Thorton Using Chicago method, a variant of rubber bridge. Some experience required. Beginners welcome.   3 sessions. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
Circle of Friends, Women 55+ 1:00 pm
Circle of Friends, Women 55+
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A warm place for women in the mid-50s or better, looking for friendship with other women. Meetings at the JCC include speakers and other conversation-provoking programming. Monthly brunch and arts outings.  March 6 – East Greenland & Iceland    
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 24 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Jan 24 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves 12:45 pm
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves
Jan 24 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
These classes follow the effective Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery approach (PWR!Moves) developed by Dr. Becky Farley, a physical therapist, neuroscientist and Parkinson exercise specialist. Exercises offered directly target foundational skills. Instructor: Melanie Galloway. 10 classes
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
EEE #2 Film: Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy 1:00 pm
EEE #2 Film: Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
EEE #2 Film: Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy @ JCC Wosk Auditorium | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Our second Empowerment Series features Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy. This documentary by Michael Kantor and narrated by Joel Grey explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American Musical. The film will be followed by a light nosh. Cosponsored by JCC Seniors.    Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy[...]
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 25 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Jan 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for tea and engaging, participative group study with Rabbi Adam Stein.  When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  No registration required. Just drop in. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 26 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength 11:45 am
Active Aging: Seniors Core and Strength
Jan 26 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
A specialized class that focuses on core and postural exercises, designed to improve mobility and balance, and aid in fall prevention.  Instructor: Jennifer Rak. Drop-in: M $10/ R $15  Friday Jan. 12 – Mar. 16  10 classes
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 27 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 28 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
Genealogy Sundays @ The Jewish Museum 1:00 pm
Genealogy Sundays @ The Jewish Museum
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For those researchers who feel that they need extra help with their genealogical research, representatives from the Jewish Genealogical Institute of BC are available to assist with genealogical queries. Free access to our databases-(ancestry.com, findmypast.com )  and computers at Jewish Museum & Archives of BC is available on the last Sunday of each month. Phone for appointment, 604-257-5199. These databases[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 29 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Jan 29 @ 9:15 am – 9:30 am
  Perfect for battling Parkinson’s and improving coordination, movement and balance for any senior. This innovative program is designed to improve strength and release stress through boxing!  All levels. No experience necessary. Instructor: Jennifer Rak Free Trial Class: Monday Jan 8  9:15 am. RSVP in the Fitness Centre 8 classes; no class Feb. 12. Drop-in: M $12/ Regular $16. 
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Jan 29 @ 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Connect mind and body to facilitate fluid movement. The best principles of the nationally acclaimed Dance for PD program and Kundalini Yoga combine in this non-intimidating class. No experience necessary. Care aides welcome. Join anytime.  Instruction: Anne O’Sullivan, Dance for PD and Kundalini Yoga instructor. Free Trial Class Monday Jan. 8 12:45 pm. RSVP in the Fitness Centre. No class[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA TUTORIALS
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 Sign up for a three-week tutorial to learn basics, and then come back to continue your learning subsequent Monday afternoons.  Instructor: Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.     
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion 1:30 pm
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Lost in Translation: Hebrew Bible discussion group. No Hebrew Reading Skills required. Led by an experienced Israeli Archaeology teacher, the course includes reading selected chapters from the Hebrew Bible, followed by a discussion. 6 Classes 
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 30 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE LESSONS: Beginner/ Refresher 10:30 am
BRIDGE LESSONS: Beginner/ Refresher
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 Each class will consist of 1/2 hour of theory and one hour of play. Instructor: Rhona Thorton.  Topics include suit and NT opening, finesse, and overcalls.        
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club: Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club: Lunch & Concert
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Community Kitchen Club: Lunch and concert. Last Tuesday of month. 
JFSA: Maple Crest Congregate Meal 11:30 am
JFSA: Maple Crest Congregate Meal
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
On the last Tuesday of every month,  JFSA coordinates a kosher three-course lunch for residents of Maple Crest and their guests. $5.00 per person
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Jan 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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TU B’SHEVAT: NEW YEAR FOR TREES
TU B’SHEVAT: NEW YEAR FOR TREES
Jan 31 all-day
15 Shevat, TUBSHEVAT: New Year for Trees.
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 31 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 31 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 31 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds. 11:30 am
Active Aging: Agility For Seniors-Mon. & Weds.
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Loss of agility (the ability to change the body’s position quickly) is the #1 reason for falls. Agility is lost if you don’t practice. come test your present agility and make improvements through education and exercises.  Instructor: Melanie Galloway  Monday: Jan. 8 – Mar 12. No Class Feb 12, 9 classes, Mem.  $54, Reg. $90.  Wednesday: Jan. 10 – Mar.[...]
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit 11:30 am
Active Aging: Fall Prevention/ Osteofit
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Build strength and minimize injuries due to falling.  Research has shown that practicing these activities twice weekly improves not only physical but also brain function!  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak.  Jan. 8 – Mar. 14 19 classes      
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Jan 31 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves 12:45 pm
Parkinson’s Exercise: PWR! Moves
Jan 31 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
These classes follow the effective Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery approach (PWR!Moves) developed by Dr. Becky Farley, a physical therapist, neuroscientist and Parkinson exercise specialist. Exercises offered directly target foundational skills. Instructor: Melanie Galloway. 10 classes
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
BI: Jews in the Klondike Gold Rush 7:30 pm
BI: Jews in the Klondike Gold Rush
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Celebrate the history of Jews in the Klondike Gold Rush. Opening Event featuring speaker, Michael Schwartz, Director of  Community Engagement, Jewish Museum and Archives of BC.  Display open to the public Jan. 31st – Feb. 7th.   
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.