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NEW YEAR’S DAY
NEW YEAR’S DAY
Jan 1 all-day
New Year’s Day
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 2 @ 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.
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 3 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 3 @ 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. 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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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Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Jan 5 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.
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2:00 am
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Jan 5 @ 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”
Jan 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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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 6 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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, November 25th – Program:  “Music”  Performers: Rowena Bridson & Victoria Monday, December 2nd – Program:  Movie “American Masters” Yitzhak Perlman  –[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 6 @ 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.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 7th 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, November 14th – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, November 28 – Neil Ritchie presents a program on Harold Arian Thursday, December 12 – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, December 26th – Latke Party and Dreidel Olympics   Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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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TENTH OF TEVET
TENTH OF TEVET
Jan 7 all-day
TENTH OF TEVET: A Fast Day, commemorating the day the Babylonians first laid siege on Jerusalem, setting in motion a long series of tragedies for the Jewish people. 
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 8 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 9 @ 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.
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 10 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 10 @ 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. 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Starting in  September, the group has decided to read short stories by other Jewish authors either in translation or those written in English.  Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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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JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2:00 am
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Jan 12 @ 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”
Jan 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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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 13 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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, November 25th – Program:  “Music”  Performers: Rowena Bridson & Victoria Monday, December 2nd – Program:  Movie “American Masters” Yitzhak Perlman  –[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 13 @ 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.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 7th 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, November 14th – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, November 28 – Neil Ritchie presents a program on Harold Arian Thursday, December 12 – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, December 26th – Latke Party and Dreidel Olympics   Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 15 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 17 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 17 @ 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. 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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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JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2:00 am
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Jan 19 @ 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”
Jan 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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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 20 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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, November 25th – Program:  “Music”  Performers: Rowena Bridson & Victoria Monday, December 2nd – Program:  Movie “American Masters” Yitzhak Perlman  –[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 20 @ 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.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 7th 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, November 14th – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, November 28 – Neil Ritchie presents a program on Harold Arian Thursday, December 12 – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, December 26th – Latke Party and Dreidel Olympics   Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 22 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 23 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 24 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 24 @ 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. 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
I.L. Peretz reading and discussion group of Peretz’s stories and poetry, in English. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday each month. 
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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[...]
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JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2:00 am
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Jan 26 @ 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”
Jan 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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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 27 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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, November 25th – Program:  “Music”  Performers: Rowena Bridson & Victoria Monday, December 2nd – Program:  Movie “American Masters” Yitzhak Perlman  –[...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 27 @ 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.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 7th 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, November 14th – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, November 28 – Neil Ritchie presents a program on Harold Arian Thursday, December 12 – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman Thursday, December 26th – Latke Party and Dreidel Olympics   Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi[...]
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Community Kitchen Club: Lunch and concert. Last Tuesday of month. 
JFSA: Maple Crest Congregate Meal 11:30 am
JFSA: Maple Crest Congregate Meal
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
On the last Tuesday of every month,  JFSA coordinates a kosher three-course lunch for residents of Maple Crest and their guests. $5.00 per person
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Full-course kosher sit-down luncheon. Cost per person|: $13.00. Program to follow. For reservations and information please contact Queenie Hamovich at JFSA: 604-558-5709 Where: Alternating between Temple Sholom (twice a month) and Beth Israel (once a month). The last Tuesday of the month, a movie is shown in co-operation with Vancouver Jewish Film Centre at the Peretz Centre. Call for[...]
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 29 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Jan 29 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Relieve stress & anxiety, join Yael Osiek as she combined Jewish meditation tools with evidence-based yoga techniques to help students learn and participate connection between body, mind, and soul. Includes free private assessment.   
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Gentle stretching and strengthening using a chair, with Bonnie Grasso. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Jan 29 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The dance party for the “young at heart”. 
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation 10:30 am
Aquatic Therapy: Aquatic Rehabilitation
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
CANASTA, now on Monday & Wednesday
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A challenging water workout offers the combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Jan 30 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs. 10:00 am
BRIDGE: Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips on Thurs.
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: MAHJONG 1:00 pm
BI: MAHJONG
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 31 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Jan 31 @ 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. 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Jan 31 @ 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[...]

Jan
18
Sat
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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 safe and accessible exercise

for older adults of all abilities.

Jan
19
Sun
JSA SENIOR PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Jan 19 @ 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 once registered. 

Instructor: Grace Hann

FREE: Pre-registration required

LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Jan 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 safe and accessible exercise

for older adults of all abilities.

Jan
20
Mon
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Jan 20 @ 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. 

 

 

AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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, November 25th – Program:  “Music”  Performers: Rowena Bridson & Victoria

Monday, December 2nd – Program:  Movie “American Masters” Yitzhak Perlman  – Life of Yitzhak Perlman

Monday, December 9th – WELLNESS CLINIC  Program:  Aging Well – Speaker:  Denise Peron, RN

Monday, December 16th – Program:  “Hanukkah Party – Music” – Performer:  Fabiana Katz

 

 

WELLNESS CLINIC: Mondays   

For information: Telephone Pat 604-273-0526 or the Kehila office at 604-241-9270. For Wellness Clinic Appointments you can contact Ruth at 604-271-1973 or Marlene at 604-275-7543.

The bus information is sent to the Bus company Thursday before our Monday group so to arrange Transportation please call Toby at 604-537-5451. 

WELLNESS CLINIC:  Every 3rd Monday of the month: appointments necessary, call Ruth  at 604-271-1973; or Marlene Shore at 604- 275-7543.

 Kehila Seniors programs and lunch on Mondays at noon. Every 3rd Monday of the month includes a Wellness Clinic (some services cost) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Booking essential, call Marlene 604-275-7543 or Ruth 604-271-1973. For transportation call Toby at 604-537-5451. 

 

L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Jan 20 @ 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 and programs. A nominal fee for transport via Handydart is extra.

On Friday, we finish at 2:00 pm.

Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Jan 20 @ 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. 

 

 

Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thursday, November 7th 11:00 a.m. 

Thursday, November 14th – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman

Thursday, November 28 – Neil Ritchie presents a program on Harold Arian

Thursday, December 12 – A conversation with Rabbi Baitelman

Thursday, December 26th – Latke Party and Dreidel Olympics

 

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.

ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Jan 20 @ 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.