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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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.
Feb 1 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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. 
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Common sense bidding tips to improve your game, as well as hands to play and supervisor available for questions. Intended for players with basic bridge background. All welcome, players with partners preferred. In the Snider Adult Lounge   
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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”
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 4 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”
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 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.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Feb 5 @ 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.
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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      
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program 11:45 am
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program
Feb 5 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Telephone for future dates.  Join us for a hot kosher lunch and engaging speaker each month.  As this is a catered program, please register no later than the Friday before the event. Catered Lunch served at 11:45am           Guest Speaker presentation at 12:15pm  Member Value Price $10 +gst;  Regular Price: $12.50 +gst Tickets at the JCC front desk.[...]
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion 1:30 pm
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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.
Feb 6 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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+
Feb 6 @ 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.     
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program 7:30 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program
Feb 6 @ 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 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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 9:15 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Feb 7 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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.
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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      
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
All levels. Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies estimated at $75.00. List provided at registration. Instructor; Faye Fayerman
Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies est. $75. List provided at registration. Instructor: Faye Fayerman. 
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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.
Feb 8 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 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. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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. 
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Common sense bidding tips to improve your game, as well as hands to play and supervisor available for questions. Intended for players with basic bridge background. All welcome, players with partners preferred. In the Snider Adult Lounge   
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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”
Feb 10 @ 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”
Feb 11 @ 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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BC FAMILY DAY
BC FAMILY DAY
Feb 12 all-day
BC Family Day
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Feb 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
Feb 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.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Feb 12 @ 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.
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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      
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program 11:45 am
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program
Feb 12 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Telephone for future dates.  Join us for a hot kosher lunch and engaging speaker each month.  As this is a catered program, please register no later than the Friday before the event. Catered Lunch served at 11:45am           Guest Speaker presentation at 12:15pm  Member Value Price $10 +gst;  Regular Price: $12.50 +gst Tickets at the JCC front desk.[...]
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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.
Feb 13 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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 9:15 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Feb 14 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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.
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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      
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
All levels. Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies estimated at $75.00. List provided at registration. Instructor; Faye Fayerman
Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies est. $75. List provided at registration. Instructor: Faye Fayerman. 
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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.
Feb 15 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 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. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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. 
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Common sense bidding tips to improve your game, as well as hands to play and supervisor available for questions. Intended for players with basic bridge background. All welcome, players with partners preferred. In the Snider Adult Lounge   
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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”
Feb 17 @ 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”
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 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
Feb 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.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Feb 19 @ 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.
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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      
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program 11:45 am
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program
Feb 19 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Telephone for future dates.  Join us for a hot kosher lunch and engaging speaker each month.  As this is a catered program, please register no later than the Friday before the event. Catered Lunch served at 11:45am           Guest Speaker presentation at 12:15pm  Member Value Price $10 +gst;  Regular Price: $12.50 +gst Tickets at the JCC front desk.[...]
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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! PINOCHLE TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
NEW! PINOCHLE TUTORIALS
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Sign up for a three-week tutorial to learn the basics and meet other players, and then come back to continue your learning subsequent Mondays.  Instructor: Lisa Quay
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion 1:30 pm
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion
Feb 19 @ 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 Stories for Adults @ Waldman Library 2:00 pm
Yiddish Stories for Adults @ Waldman Library
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yiddish Stories for Adults, read in English by Shanie Levin.
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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.
Feb 20 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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.[...]
ART OF MOVING: Downsizing Strategies 1:00 pm
ART OF MOVING: Downsizing Strategies
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
ART OF MOVING: Downsizing Strategies @ Tapestry at Arbutus Walk | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Discover how easy moving can be with the right help. Colleen Smart, Owner of Daybreak Home Transitions, will walk you through the steps involved in downsizing your home while maintaining what is most important to you.  West Side and East Side Real Estate market Specialist Joanne La Rocque of Dexter Associates Realty will leave you well informed.  Join us at[...]
Circle of Friends, Women 55+ 1:00 pm
Circle of Friends, Women 55+
Feb 20 @ 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.     
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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 9:15 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Feb 21 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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.
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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      
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Painting: Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
All levels. Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies estimated at $75.00. List provided at registration. Instructor; Faye Fayerman
Watercolour Fun Painting 12:00 pm
Watercolour Fun Painting
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Includes basic demonstrations of colour, design, composition, wet-on-wet, dry brush techniques and experimenting with various types of paper. Individual attention and small class size encourage the development of personal styles and techniques. Supplies est. $75. List provided at registration. Instructor: Faye Fayerman. 
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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.
Feb 22 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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. 
Book Club @ Waldman Library 1:00 pm
Book Club @ Waldman Library
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Club: Jan. 25: “Mr. Mani” by A.B. Yehoshua Feb. 22: “Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss Mar. 22: “The Garden of Letters” by Alyson Richman.
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 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. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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. 
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
MORE SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Common sense bidding tips to improve your game, as well as hands to play and supervisor available for questions. Intended for players with basic bridge background. All welcome, players with partners preferred. In the Snider Adult Lounge   
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 24 @ 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”
Feb 24 @ 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”
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 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
Feb 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.
Active Aging: Boxing for Health 9:15 am
Active Aging: Boxing for Health
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Feb 26 @ 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.
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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      
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program 11:45 am
Lunch and Learn: Kosher Lunch and Program
Feb 26 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Telephone for future dates.  Join us for a hot kosher lunch and engaging speaker each month.  As this is a catered program, please register no later than the Friday before the event. Catered Lunch served at 11:45am           Guest Speaker presentation at 12:15pm  Member Value Price $10 +gst;  Regular Price: $12.50 +gst Tickets at the JCC front desk.[...]
Purim Party 12:00 pm
Purim Party
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Grab your grogger, don your mask, and mark your calendar for this year’s Purim Party! Catered kosher lunch, live entertainment & hamentaschen for all. Tickets at Front Desk   
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s 12:45 pm
NEW! Yoga and Movement for Parkinson’s
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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! PINOCHLE TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
NEW! PINOCHLE TUTORIALS
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Sign up for a three-week tutorial to learn the basics and meet other players, and then come back to continue your learning subsequent Mondays.  Instructor: Lisa Quay
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion 1:30 pm
New! LOST IN TRANSLATION: Hebrew Bible discussion
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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.
Feb 27 @ 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 Directors Bryan Maksametz (Tues.) and Cathy Miller (Thurs.) facilitate. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Cathy at 604-440-2848.     
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert
Feb 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:15 pm
Community Kitchen Club with Zanna at Burquest. 
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club: Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club: Lunch & Concert
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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.[...]
VJFC: Last Tuesday of the Month Movie 12:30 pm
VJFC: Last Tuesday of the Month Movie
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Wonderful movies on the last Tuesday of the month offered by the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival with JFSA.  Telephone 604-266-0245 for more information.     
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Feb 27 @ 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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PURIM: HOLIDAY OF JOY AND FUN
PURIM: HOLIDAY OF JOY AND FUN
Feb 28 – Mar 1 all-day
Purim: is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. Ta’anit Esther – February 28, 2018. Shushan Purim – March 2, 2018. 
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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 9:15 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Feb 28 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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.
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.

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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
Feb 4 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.
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11:15 am LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Feb 4 @ 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[...]