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ROSH HASHANAH, JEWISH NEW YEAR
ROSH HASHANAH, JEWISH NEW YEAR
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day
Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year, marks the start of the Jewish New Year.  It is both a day of judgment for mankind, as well as an exhilarating time of closeness and reconciliation with God. 
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
Oct 1 all-day
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year. On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons as recorded in Resolution 45/106. The holiday was observed for the first time on October 1, 1991.  
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 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
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 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. 
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 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: World Affairs Discussion Group 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy. nicky@bethisrael.ca  
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program 7:30 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 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;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 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.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Marjorie Groberman Music Series Concerts 11:30 am
Marjorie Groberman Music Series Concerts
Oct 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Delighted to announce the return of Marjorie Groberman Music Programs at the J. October 2: Trio Affectionato (piano, violin, cello).  November 20: Blary-Pearson Duo (flute, guitar)  
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 2 @ 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 2 @ 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.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Oct 2 @ 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.
MAH JONGG: Wednesday 1:00 pm
MAH JONGG: Wednesday
Oct 2 @ 1:00 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.
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library 4:00 pm
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Need some help putting your thoughts, ideas, emotions into words? have a letter you need help composing or a memory you would like to record for posterity? Interested in writing your own eulogy? Get skilled help from Judi, our library volunteer. Confidential, fun and therapeutic.  Meet Judi and hear how she can help you: Weds. Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm;[...]
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background.  All welcome, players with partners preferred. supervisor: Sam Epstein Please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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: Sam Epstein  
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 3 @ 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.[...]
NEW Paper Marbling 12:30 pm
NEW Paper Marbling
Oct 3 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Make-N-Take Crafts Paper Marbling is an art form that has been practised around the world for over 1000 years.  Create your own marbled paper using the Japanese suminagashi ink floating technique and  use for notecards, gift wrap, bookmarks & more. All materials provided. Instructor: Candace Thayer-Coe.   
BI: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Thursday afternoon in the Seniors Lounge.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English
Oct 5 @ 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”
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 6 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”
Oct 6 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Oct 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.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Oct 7 @ 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, Oct. 15  “Municipal election: One you need to know” with Speaker Howard Jampolsky Monday, Oct. 22  “Medicine Shoppe: Flu Season &[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Oct 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.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 7 @ 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.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 7 @ 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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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 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
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 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. 
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 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: World Affairs Discussion Group 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy. nicky@bethisrael.ca  
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 8 @ 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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YOM KIPPUR, DAY OF ATTONEMENT
YOM KIPPUR, DAY OF ATTONEMENT
Oct 9 all-day
Yom Kippur, Day of Attonement 
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 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.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics.  Facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam. $2 drop-in donation benefits the Library .  
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 9 @ 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 9 @ 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.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Oct 9 @ 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.
MAH JONGG: Wednesday 1:00 pm
MAH JONGG: Wednesday
Oct 9 @ 1:00 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.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background.  All welcome, players with partners preferred. supervisor: Sam Epstein Please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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: Sam Epstein  
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 10 @ 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: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Thursday afternoon in the Seniors Lounge.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month
Oct 12 @ 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”
Oct 12 @ 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”
Oct 13 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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SUKKOT: FEAST OF TABERNACLES
SUKKOT: FEAST OF TABERNACLES
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Sukkot: Feast of Tabernacles October 14 –  15,  Also October 16 – 20 .   
THANKSGIVING
THANKSGIVING
Oct 14 all-day
THANKSGIVING
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Oct 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.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Oct 14 @ 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, Oct. 15  “Municipal election: One you need to know” with Speaker Howard Jampolsky Monday, Oct. 22  “Medicine Shoppe: Flu Season &[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Oct 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.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 14 @ 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.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 14 @ 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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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 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
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 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. 
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 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: World Affairs Discussion Group 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy. nicky@bethisrael.ca  
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 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;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 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.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 16 @ 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 16 @ 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.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Oct 16 @ 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.
MAH JONGG: Wednesday 1:00 pm
MAH JONGG: Wednesday
Oct 16 @ 1:00 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.
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library 4:00 pm
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Need some help putting your thoughts, ideas, emotions into words? have a letter you need help composing or a memory you would like to record for posterity? Interested in writing your own eulogy? Get skilled help from Judi, our library volunteer. Confidential, fun and therapeutic.  Meet Judi and hear how she can help you: Weds. Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm;[...]
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background.  All welcome, players with partners preferred. supervisor: Sam Epstein Please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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: Sam Epstein  
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 17 @ 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: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Thursday afternoon in the Seniors Lounge.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, in English
Oct 19 @ 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”
Oct 19 @ 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”
Oct 20 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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SHMINI ATZERET
SHMINI ATZERET
Oct 21 all-day
SHMINI ATZERET: Eighth Day of Assembly
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Oct 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.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Oct 21 @ 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, Oct. 15  “Municipal election: One you need to know” with Speaker Howard Jampolsky Monday, Oct. 22  “Medicine Shoppe: Flu Season &[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Oct 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.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 21 @ 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.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 21 @ 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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SIMCHAT TORAH, DAY OF CELEBRATING THE TORAH
SIMCHAT TORAH, DAY OF CELEBRATING THE TORAH
Oct 22 all-day
Simhat Torah, Day of Celebrating the Torah 
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 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
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 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. 
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 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: World Affairs Discussion Group 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy. nicky@bethisrael.ca  
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 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;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 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.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics.  Facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam. $2 drop-in donation benefits the Library .  
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 23 @ 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 23 @ 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.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Oct 23 @ 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.
MAH JONGG: Wednesday 1:00 pm
MAH JONGG: Wednesday
Oct 23 @ 1:00 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.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background.  All welcome, players with partners preferred. supervisor: Sam Epstein Please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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: Sam Epstein  
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 24 @ 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: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Thursday afternoon in the Seniors Lounge.  
Book Club @ Waldman Library: Five Books 1:00 pm
Book Club @ Waldman Library: Five Books
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
No experience required, just a passion for books. Join the lively discussions,whether you have read the book or not. Free.  August 29:  The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman September 26:  Once We Were Brothers by Ronald Balson October 24:  The Mouth of Truth by Lilian Nemetz November 28:  The Gown by Jennifer Robson December 19:  The Spinoza Problem[...]
NEW Expressive Art Series @ Waldman Library 3:30 pm
NEW Expressive Art Series @ Waldman Library
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Art Workshops: New  Expressive Art Series Bonnie Nish, published poet and director of Pandora’s Poetry Collective will facilitate a series of themed workshops for adults who want to explore their creative side.  All welcome. Registration required. By donation   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Oct 26 @ 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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JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2:00 am
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Oct 27 @ 2:00 am – 7:00 pm
Adults 55+ Would you like to volunteer to be  a certified senior peer support volunteer to an isolated senior in the community? This 11-session course teaches active and empathetic listening, communication skills, and familiarity with community resources. Upon completion participants will receive a Certificate as a Certified Peer Support Volunteer.  You will be contacted for an interview and reference checks[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Oct 27 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
NEW: BOOK BINDING 1:00 pm
NEW: BOOK BINDING
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make-N-Take Crafts Each book structure is attributable to a place and culture.  Each session of this 3-part class focuses on a different period, and you will create and take home a completed project (approx. 5″ x 7″) from each, perfect for your journal, poetry, notes, or gift giving.  All materials included in the price. All 3 classes $120 Members, Regular[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Oct 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.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Oct 28 @ 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, Oct. 15  “Municipal election: One you need to know” with Speaker Howard Jampolsky Monday, Oct. 22  “Medicine Shoppe: Flu Season &[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 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[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Oct 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.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 28 @ 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.  
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 28 @ 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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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 29 @ 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. 
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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: “THE WEDDING PLAN” Last Tuesday of the Month Movie 12:30 pm
VJFC: “THE WEDDING PLAN” Last Tuesday of the Month Movie
Oct 29 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
VJFC: "THE WEDDING PLAN" Last Tuesday of the Month Movie @ Peretz Centre | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
The Wedding Plan (Laavor et Hakir) At 32, Michal is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiance’s decision to call of the wedding with only a month’s notice.  Unwilling to return to single life, Michal puts her trust in gate and continues with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will[...]
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy. nicky@bethisrael.ca  
NEW “KITCHEN COMMONS” Share your Wisdom 4:30 pm
NEW “KITCHEN COMMONS” Share your Wisdom
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Communal Meals: The Kitchen Commons. All communities welcome, dinner and learning around the table, donations accepted for Sept. 24, Oct. 9, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Seeking mentors from the Adult 55= community willing to share their wisdom on any topic related to food,  home management, home economics, or self-sufficiency. Lots of flexibility on topics, anything that promotes food literacy[...]
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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.
AGING ACROSS CULTURES DIALOGUE TABLES 9:30 am
AGING ACROSS CULTURES DIALOGUE TABLES
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
AGING ACROSS CULTURES DIALOGUE TABLES @ Unitarian Centre, Hewitt Hall, Jewish Seniors Alliance | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Building support for multicultural older adults in Greater Vancouver!  Come and be a part of our dynamic team as we share the unique experiences of aging among cultures. Let’s exchange stories, strategies, and successes in order to enhance each of our organizations.  Join us as we identify commonalities and  outline the gaps in service to multi-ethnic seniors. Explore possible solutions[...]
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics.  Facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam. $2 drop-in donation benefits the Library .  
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Oct 30 @ 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.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Oct 30 @ 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.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Oct 30 @ 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.
MAH JONGG: Wednesday 1:00 pm
MAH JONGG: Wednesday
Oct 30 @ 1:00 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.
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library 4:00 pm
NEW Meet Your Ghost Writer @ Waldman Library
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Need some help putting your thoughts, ideas, emotions into words? have a letter you need help composing or a memory you would like to record for posterity? Interested in writing your own eulogy? Get skilled help from Judi, our library volunteer. Confidential, fun and therapeutic.  Meet Judi and hear how she can help you: Weds. Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm;[...]
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background.  All welcome, players with partners preferred. supervisor: Sam Epstein Please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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: Sam Epstein  
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 31 @ 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: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Thursday afternoon in the Seniors Lounge.  
Wellness: Arm Yourself for Alzheimer’s 1:30 pm
Wellness: Arm Yourself for Alzheimer’s
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
4-part seminar with empowering information on delaying the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s.  Learn the causes of memory loss and the research on protecting and strengthening your brain.  Brain-challenging games and puzzles included in each session. Instructor: Lisa Quay  4 classes 
NEW Expressive Art Series @ Waldman Library 3:30 pm
NEW Expressive Art Series @ Waldman Library
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Art Workshops: New  Expressive Art Series Bonnie Nish, published poet and director of Pandora’s Poetry Collective will facilitate a series of themed workshops for adults who want to explore their creative side.  All welcome. Registration required. By donation   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Oct 31 @ 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. 

Oct
14
Mon
SUKKOT: FEAST OF TABERNACLES
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day

Sukkot: Feast of Tabernacles

October 14 –  15, 

Also October 16 – 20 . 

 

Oct
15
Tue
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Oct 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

Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Chair Yoga with Bonnie Grasso. 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
Oct 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. 

JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Oct 15 @ 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 more information.

 

Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Oct 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: World Affairs Discussion Group
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Lively analysis of the latest news with an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts: World Affairs with Ralph Levy.

nicky@bethisrael.ca  

Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 15 @ 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 celebrations and special events at the Peretz Centre and in the Jewish and mainstream communities. The Choir welcomes all new members. What better way to spend a Tuesday evening.

 

Oct
16
Wed
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Oct 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; and Happy Hearts Maintenance.

Start Up: $149 for 3 months. Registration fee applies. New clients only. 

 

 

BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Oct 16 @ 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.