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Please note, due to COVID-19, events listed on our Events Calendar may have been temporarily suspended. Please contact the hosting organizations to check their status.

 

Event viewing instructions:

1.  You will see the events of the whole month, in small segments, in the colour of the organization, with the title of the event and the time,
2.  Put your cursor on the event and you will see a small pop-up box with the name of the event, the time and price,
3.  Now left double-click on the event itself: a full -page window will open, with all the information about the event. This window has a white background and black distinctive easy- to- see writing.
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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.  
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:00 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages. For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com Every Friday at 11:00 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists[...]
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Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 10:30 am
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15. The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud[...]
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Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 5 @ 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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Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:00 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages. For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com Every Friday at 11:00 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists[...]
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Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 10:30 am
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15. The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud[...]
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11
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Oct 11 all-day
Thanksgiving
12
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 12 @ 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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Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:00 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages. For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com Every Friday at 11:00 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists[...]
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Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 10:30 am
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15. The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud[...]
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Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 19 @ 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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Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:00 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages. For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com Every Friday at 11:00 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists[...]
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Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 10:30 am
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15. The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud[...]
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Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 26 @ 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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Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:00 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages. For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com Every Friday at 11:00 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists[...]
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Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 10:30 am
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30 This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15. The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud[...]
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Peer Support Services: Emotional Support Training 1:00 pm
Peer Support Services: Emotional Support Training
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Peer Support Services: Emotional Support Training @ Zoom
We can make a difference!  The next Peer Support virtual training in Emotional Support is offered starting Sunday, October 31st. Are you interested in helping support the quality of lives for Seniors? Some are experiencing:  Grief & loss  Disconnect from their loved ones  Age related health challenges  A need to connect to their community  Social isolation  Cognitive impairment Come and[...]

Oct
1
Fri
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages.

For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com

Every Friday at 11:00 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. 

All are welcome!

 

 

Oct
2
Sat
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30

This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15.

The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud in turn, which allows for interruptions for questions and comments, and results in spontaneous and stimulating discussion. If for any reason you choose not to read aloud, you can follow the text while others read, and join the discussion.

For questions or to be added to the participants list to receive the text and the Zoom invitation, contact Al Stein, 604 731 1193 or alstein577@gmail.com

Oct
5
Tue
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 5 @ 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
8
Fri
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages.

For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com

Every Friday at 11:00 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. 

All are welcome!

 

 

Oct
9
Sat
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30

This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15.

The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud in turn, which allows for interruptions for questions and comments, and results in spontaneous and stimulating discussion. If for any reason you choose not to read aloud, you can follow the text while others read, and join the discussion.

For questions or to be added to the participants list to receive the text and the Zoom invitation, contact Al Stein, 604 731 1193 or alstein577@gmail.com

Oct
11
Mon
Thanksgiving
Oct 11 all-day

Thanksgiving

Oct
12
Tue
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 12 @ 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
15
Fri
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our SASSY group meets online on Friday mornings to hear stimulating guest speakers and participate in lively discussions. Open to all ages.

For more information or to be added to the Zoom invitation list: gydachud@gmail.com

Every Friday at 11:00 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. 

All are welcome!

 

 

Oct
16
Sat
Peretz Centre: Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Exploring Jewish Writers online, Saturdays, 10:30

This lively group has moved to Zoom and now meets every Saturday, 10:30-12:15.

The group reads and discusses English-language texts of prominent Jewish writers. Some of these texts will be translations, others will have been written in English. Sometimes the texts are provided in advance as a .pdf; other times, the group reads aloud in turn, which allows for interruptions for questions and comments, and results in spontaneous and stimulating discussion. If for any reason you choose not to read aloud, you can follow the text while others read, and join the discussion.

For questions or to be added to the participants list to receive the text and the Zoom invitation, contact Al Stein, 604 731 1193 or alstein577@gmail.com

Oct
19
Tue
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Oct 19 @ 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.