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PESACH: PASSOVER
PESACH: PASSOVER
Mar 30 – Apr 7 all-day
Pesach: Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread.  
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Apr 1 all-day
Hundreds of Israel, Hebrew, and Yiddish movies available for your enjoyment at the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library. Free with a library card. Oscar contenders, festival favourites. Excellent  Israeli and Holocaust documentaries from around the world.
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 1 @ 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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EASTER MONDAY
EASTER MONDAY
Apr 2 all-day
Easter Monday
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 3 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program 7:30 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 4 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 5 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group 1:00 pm
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The J Walkers, a social walking group: We will meet at coffee houses before the Guided Walks.  Mar. 22nd   Queen Elizabeth Park – Meet at Matchstick Coffee, 4807 Main. April 5th  Meet at JJ Bean Coffee, 402 Davie. April 19th  Meet at Nusa Coffee, 2766 West 4th Avenue.  Register for one or all in the series.   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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”
Apr 7 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery 11:00 am
Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the rich history of Vancouver’s early Jewish community by exploring the neighbourhood this community once called home. Meet the men and women who made a new home here, starting businesses and laying the foundations of a tight-knit community. April 22, May 27.  Join one of our expert guides for a tour of the Jewish section of Mountain View Cemetery.[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Stories (in English) for Adults @ Waldman Library 2:00 pm
Yiddish Stories (in English) for Adults @ Waldman Library
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yiddish Stories for Adults, read in English by Shanie Levin.
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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YOM HA’SHOAH: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY
YOM HA’SHOAH: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day
Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Day
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
Circle of Friends, Women 55+ 1:00 pm
Circle of Friends, Women 55+
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A warm place for women in the mid-50s or better, looking for friendship with other women. Meetings at the JCC include speakers and other conversation-provoking programming. Monthly brunch and arts outings.  March 6 – East Greenland & Iceland    
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 12 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi Baitelman will  speak after lunch.  Check with Marlene ( 604-275-7543) for exact dates and schedule. The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Apr 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for tea and engaging, participative group study with Rabbi Adam Stein.  When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  No registration required. Just drop in. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month
Apr 14 @ 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”
Apr 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening 7:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening @ Beth Israel Synangogue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
LimmudVan ’18 — Learning, culture and community wherever you are on your Jewish journey, Limmud will take you one step further. $75.00 for Saturday and Sunday. $36.00 for 36 and under.  Weekend Details: This year we will return to the spacious facilities at Beth Israel Synagogue. Our Saturday Night event will shift. Before sunset, we’ll learn from several excellent, diverse[...]
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Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day 8:30 am
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day @ Beth Israel Synangogue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
LimmudVan ’18 — Learning, culture and community wherever you are on your Jewish journey, Limmud will take you one step further. $75.00 for Saturday and Sunday. $36.00 for 36 and under.  Weekend Details: This year we will return to the spacious facilities at Beth Israel Synagogue. Our Saturday Night event will shift. Before sunset, we’ll learn from several excellent, diverse[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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YOM HA’ZIKARON: ISRAELI MEMORIAL DAY
YOM HA’ZIKARON: ISRAELI MEMORIAL DAY
Apr 17 – Apr 18 all-day
Yom HaZikaron: Israeli Memorial Day
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Empowerment Series #4: Perla’s Music Workshop 12:00 pm
Empowerment Series #4: Perla’s Music Workshop
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The response to music is an indication of  how deeply music helps the body and mind to relax, but it also touches the heart and soul, making it easier for feelings to surface. this music workshop, led by Perla Barabak, provides multiple benefits for seniors.  Kosher Lunch $13 – RSVP by April 16th – Lunch is optional. Program cosponsored by[...]
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Yom HaAtzma’ut
Yom HaAtzma’ut
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day
Celebration of the Independence of the State of Israel
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 19 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group 1:00 pm
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The J Walkers, a social walking group: We will meet at coffee houses before the Guided Walks.  Mar. 22nd   Queen Elizabeth Park – Meet at Matchstick Coffee, 4807 Main. April 5th  Meet at JJ Bean Coffee, 402 Davie. April 19th  Meet at Nusa Coffee, 2766 West 4th Avenue.  Register for one or all in the series.   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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”
Apr 21 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery 11:00 am
Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the rich history of Vancouver’s early Jewish community by exploring the neighbourhood this community once called home. Meet the men and women who made a new home here, starting businesses and laying the foundations of a tight-knit community. April 22, May 27.  Join one of our expert guides for a tour of the Jewish section of Mountain View Cemetery.[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 24 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie–BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen) 12:30 pm
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie–BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen)
Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie--BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen) @ Peretz Centre | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
  Bird on a Wire follows Leonard Cohen on his 1972 European tour. Directed by British filmmaker Tony Palmer, arguably one of the greatest music documentary filmmakers of the 20th century.  After being invited to follow Cohen on what was then billed as one of his last ever tours, Palmer filmed the late great singer songwriter – or poet as[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 26 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi Baitelman will  speak after lunch.  Check with Marlene ( 604-275-7543) for exact dates and schedule. The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
Book Club @ Waldman Library 1:00 pm
Book Club @ Waldman Library
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Club:   April 26: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill May 24: The Book of Separation by Tova Mirvis  June 28: The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe   
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for tea and engaging, participative group study with Rabbi Adam Stein.  When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  No registration required. Just drop in. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 27 @ 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”
Apr 28 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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PESACH SHENI: SECOND PASSOVER
PESACH SHENI: SECOND PASSOVER
Apr 29 all-day
Pesach Sheni: Second Passover, one month after Passover
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 29 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
Genealogy Sundays @ The Jewish Museum 1:00 pm
Genealogy Sundays @ The Jewish Museum
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For those researchers who feel that they need extra help with their genealogical research, representatives from the Jewish Genealogical Institute of BC are available to assist with genealogical queries. Free access to our databases-(ancestry.com, findmypast.com )  and computers at Jewish Museum & Archives of BC is available on the last Sunday of each month. Phone for appointment, 604-257-5199. These databases[...]
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JSA Peer Support Services: Volunteer Opportunity, Friendly Home Visit Program
JSA Peer Support Services: Volunteer Opportunity, Friendly Home Visit Program
Apr 30 all-day
JSA Peer Support Services: Volunteer Opportunity, Friendly Home Visit Program @ Jewish Seniors Alliance | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Are you looking for a Meaningful Volunteer Opportunity? Our Peer Support Services is accepting applications for our Friendly home Visit Program.  This volunteer training will prepare you with the skills to interact with seniors in our community and will enhance employment opportunities and personal growth.  Training will consist of five consecutive sessions of three hours each, beginning on Monday, April[...]
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 30 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  

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PESACH: PASSOVER
PESACH: PASSOVER
Mar 30 – Apr 7 all-day
Pesach: Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread.  
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Israeli Films @ Waldman Library: Treasure Trove of Israeli, Hebrew & Yiddish Movies
Apr 1 all-day
Hundreds of Israel, Hebrew, and Yiddish movies available for your enjoyment at the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library. Free with a library card. Oscar contenders, festival favourites. Excellent  Israeli and Holocaust documentaries from around the world.
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 1 @ 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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EASTER MONDAY
EASTER MONDAY
Apr 2 all-day
Easter Monday
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 3 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program 7:30 pm
Jewish Genealogical Society of British Columbia Monthly Program
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 4 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 5 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group 1:00 pm
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The J Walkers, a social walking group: We will meet at coffee houses before the Guided Walks.  Mar. 22nd   Queen Elizabeth Park – Meet at Matchstick Coffee, 4807 Main. April 5th  Meet at JJ Bean Coffee, 402 Davie. April 19th  Meet at Nusa Coffee, 2766 West 4th Avenue.  Register for one or all in the series.   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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”
Apr 7 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery 11:00 am
Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the rich history of Vancouver’s early Jewish community by exploring the neighbourhood this community once called home. Meet the men and women who made a new home here, starting businesses and laying the foundations of a tight-knit community. April 22, May 27.  Join one of our expert guides for a tour of the Jewish section of Mountain View Cemetery.[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Stories (in English) for Adults @ Waldman Library 2:00 pm
Yiddish Stories (in English) for Adults @ Waldman Library
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yiddish Stories for Adults, read in English by Shanie Levin.
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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YOM HA’SHOAH: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY
YOM HA’SHOAH: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day
Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Day
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 10 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
Circle of Friends, Women 55+ 1:00 pm
Circle of Friends, Women 55+
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A warm place for women in the mid-50s or better, looking for friendship with other women. Meetings at the JCC include speakers and other conversation-provoking programming. Monthly brunch and arts outings.  March 6 – East Greenland & Iceland    
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 12 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program 11:00 am
Chabad Seniors: Smile-On-Seniors Lunch & Program
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Smile-On-Seniors Alternate Thursdays. One week is Hot Lunch and Musical Program, the alternate week Rabbi Baitelman will  speak after lunch.  Check with Marlene ( 604-275-7543) for exact dates and schedule. The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein 1:30 pm
BI: Tea & Talmud with Rabbi Adam Stein
Apr 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for tea and engaging, participative group study with Rabbi Adam Stein.  When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.  No registration required. Just drop in. 
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  Every Friday at 11:30 am we welcome Guest speakers who have expertise, passion and incredible knowledge about a multiplicity of themes from current affairs, to artists and authors, to TED Talk conversations, history, life experiences from around the world, to local events and services like our Vancouver Public library Heath Services, chair yoga and so many more.  We encourage[...]
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I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month 10:30 am
I.L. Peretz Reading and Discussion Group, twice a month
Apr 14 @ 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”
Apr 14 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening 7:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Saturday Evening @ Beth Israel Synangogue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
LimmudVan ’18 — Learning, culture and community wherever you are on your Jewish journey, Limmud will take you one step further. $75.00 for Saturday and Sunday. $36.00 for 36 and under.  Weekend Details: This year we will return to the spacious facilities at Beth Israel Synagogue. Our Saturday Night event will shift. Before sunset, we’ll learn from several excellent, diverse[...]
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Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day 8:30 am
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Annual Limmud Vancouver 2018 לימוד Sunday all day @ Beth Israel Synangogue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
LimmudVan ’18 — Learning, culture and community wherever you are on your Jewish journey, Limmud will take you one step further. $75.00 for Saturday and Sunday. $36.00 for 36 and under.  Weekend Details: This year we will return to the spacious facilities at Beth Israel Synagogue. Our Saturday Night event will shift. Before sunset, we’ll learn from several excellent, diverse[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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YOM HA’ZIKARON: ISRAELI MEMORIAL DAY
YOM HA’ZIKARON: ISRAELI MEMORIAL DAY
Apr 17 – Apr 18 all-day
Yom HaZikaron: Israeli Memorial Day
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Empowerment Series #4: Perla’s Music Workshop 12:00 pm
Empowerment Series #4: Perla’s Music Workshop
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The response to music is an indication of  how deeply music helps the body and mind to relax, but it also touches the heart and soul, making it easier for feelings to surface. this music workshop, led by Perla Barabak, provides multiple benefits for seniors.  Kosher Lunch $13 – RSVP by April 16th – Lunch is optional. Program cosponsored by[...]
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel 12:00 pm
JFSA: Seniors Lunch @ Temple Sholom, @ Beth Israel
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir rehearsal: every Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Conductor: David Millard, accompanist: Elliott Dainow. The largest, best, and Only Yiddish choir west of Winnipeg, the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir performs the music of the Jewish people in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English, as well as other languages of countries where Jews have lived. The Choir performs for holiday[...]
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Yom HaAtzma’ut
Yom HaAtzma’ut
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day
Celebration of the Independence of the State of Israel
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Zumba Gold 10:15 am
Zumba Gold
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For people who have suffered a stroke, a brain injury, or have been diagnosed with MS or similar disability. Our instructor will lead you through exercises as prescribed by yur doctor, physio- or occupational therapist, in our warm water training pool. Includes a variety of exercises in the pool followed by stretches. Assistants or aides are welcome at no additional[...]
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library 10:30 am
Shirley Stein’s News and Views @ Waldman Library
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A weekly discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by Ralph Levy.   
ADULT MAH JONGG 12:30 pm
ADULT MAH JONGG
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly games using National Mah Jongg League rules and card. We provide the sets. Current NMJF Mah Jongg card is needed to play.   For more info call our volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604-733-3101. Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
Chabad Seniors: Art Club 1:00 pm
Chabad Seniors: Art Club
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Club: Arts and Crafts The Kehila Bus is available for the Thursday program, please call Toby at 604-537-5451 to arrange a pick up.
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS 1:00 pm
New! MAH JONGG TUTORIALS
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Would you like to learn to play Mah Jongg? Are you a player looking to refresh or improve your skills and strategy? Drop in for tutorials.  Instructor: Lisa Quay  Play  Mah Jongg with friends and meet some new friends.
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening 8:00 pm
AQUAFIT: Women Only Evening
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays 10:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE Thursdays
Apr 19 @ 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: Rhona Thorton 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Thurs.
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat 12:00 pm
Passport to Wellness/ Cancer Combat
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
BI: Games Afternoon 1:00 pm
BI: Games Afternoon
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games Afternoon: Bring your own or play one of the shul’s games. Meet your friends and make new friends. 
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group 1:00 pm
NEW: The J Walkers, A Social Walking Group
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The J Walkers, a social walking group: We will meet at coffee houses before the Guided Walks.  Mar. 22nd   Queen Elizabeth Park – Meet at Matchstick Coffee, 4807 Main. April 5th  Meet at JJ Bean Coffee, 402 Davie. April 19th  Meet at Nusa Coffee, 2766 West 4th Avenue.  Register for one or all in the series.   
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
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Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program 7:30 am
Medically-Based program: Happy Hearts Cardiac Program
Apr 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
Apr 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.
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 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[...]
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga 9:30 am
Morning Shabbat Chair Yoga
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday Shabbat Chair Yoga (9:30 am class) incorporates the spirit of Shabbat. A gentle form of yoga uses a chair instead of a mat. You will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. Bonnie Grasso is the instructor. In Aceman Senior Lounge. 
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 11:00 am
SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, all are welcome no partners necessary. In the Aceman Senior Lounge  Supervisor: Rhona Thorton 
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM 11:30 am
Sholem Aleichem Speaker Series on Friday AM
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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”
Apr 21 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Legacy Senior Living is pleased to offer “Yoga with Chair” classes with Annette Wertman to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for a nominal drop-in fee of $5.00. “Yoga with Chair” incorporates the benefits of traditional exercises with modifications using a chair as a prop. By providing extra stability, the chair makes yoga a[...]
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Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery 11:00 am
Historic Walking Tour: Gastown & Strathcona; Mountain View Cemetery
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the rich history of Vancouver’s early Jewish community by exploring the neighbourhood this community once called home. Meet the men and women who made a new home here, starting businesses and laying the foundations of a tight-knit community. April 22, May 27.  Join one of our expert guides for a tour of the Jewish section of Mountain View Cemetery.[...]
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair” 11:15 am
LEGACY: Annette Wertman – “Yoga with Chair”
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: SHALLOW WATER
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program 9:30 am
Kehila Seniors: ESL, Wellness Clinic, Easy Fun Exercise, Lunch & Program
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beth Tikvah Synagogue: 9:30 – 11:45      ESL 10:30 -11:45    Tea, Coffee & Socializing 11:00 – 11:45    Easy Fun Seniors Exercise with Nina 12:00 – 1:00    Kosher Lunch Program to follow 1 – 2 Monday, Jan. 8th      Program: Movie. Monday, Jan. 15th     BDS and Anti-Antisemitism Today. Speaker: Rabbi Phillip Bregman. Monday, Jan. 23rd [...]
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F 9:30 am
L’Chaim Adult Day Centre:M/W/F
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds 10:30 am
Active Aging: Get Up & Go! Mon & Weds
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
A medically developed, entry level program for those 65+ with balance and mobility challenges incl. Parkinson’s. Program includes assessments.  Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Jennifer Rak. Registration is ongoing. 12 session package. No classes on holidays.     
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm
ADULT POKER Monday & Wednesday
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No experience required. Dealer rotates so games vary from seven card draw, five card stud, deuces wild and other poker games. For information call volunteer Ed Pascal at  604-553-1072. Play poker with friends and make new friends.  
NEW! CANASTA 1:00 pm
NEW! CANASTA
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet other Canasta players for friendly play. For info, call Lisa Quay at  604-638-7283.  Play Canasta with friends and make new friends.  
Yiddish Advanced 3:00 pm
Yiddish Advanced
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
     
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session 7:00 pm
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, Evening Session
Apr 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. 
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah 7:00 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Monday Night Bridge at Beth Tikvah @ Beth Tikvah Synagogue | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada
The MONDAY night game is an ACBL sanctioned game, master points awarded, entry fee $10.00.  
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AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER 9:00 am
AQUAFIT: DEEP WATER
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Are you looking for an intermediate to advanced workout that is easy on your joints?  Deep water Aquafit is for you. Participants wear buoyancy belts. Tues/ Thur  9:00 am to 9:45 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Tuesday Mornings
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Chair Yoga with Annette Wertman. This gentle form of yoga replaces the yoga mat with a chair. you will be guided to hold stretches in modified versions. In the Seniors’ Lounge.
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session 9:45 am
Aquatic Therapy: Water Works, 2 Mornings, 1 Evening Session
Apr 24 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Tuesday/ Thursday morning 9:55 am – 10:40 am Tuesday/ Thursday morning 10:45 am – 11:30 am Mon/Thurs evenings 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm For people with mild rheumatic disease, minimal joint involvement, or those recommended by a physician. Must be able to stand or walk for 15 minutes without excessive pain or shortness of breath. 
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues. 11:00 am
BRIDGE: Open Duplicate Bridge Club Tues.
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksametz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners, please contact Lisa Cohen Quay at 604-638-7283.     
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert 11:30 am
Burquest: Community Kitchen Club Lunch & Concert
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. Aimed at those recovering from an acute condition: cancer, injury, surgery. A personalized program and exercise in a supportive environment. New participants must have instructor’s permission to register and will be provided an assessment. Additional fees apply. Instructors: Melanie Galloway, Elizabeth Roy. 20 classes per session. Weekly on Tuesday OR Thursday. 20 classes per session.[...]
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie–BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen) 12:30 pm
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie–BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen)
Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
VJFC: Last Tuesday Movie--BIRD ON A WIRE (Leonard Cohen) @ Peretz Centre | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
  Bird on a Wire follows Leonard Cohen on his 1972 European tour. Directed by British filmmaker Tony Palmer, arguably one of the greatest music documentary filmmakers of the 20th century.  After being invited to follow Cohen on what was then billed as one of his last ever tours, Palmer filmed the late great singer songwriter – or poet as[...]
BI: World Affairs 1:30 pm
BI: World Affairs
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
World Affairs with Ralph Levy. 
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir 7:30 pm
Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A community-based, supportive exercise program for those living with heart disease or for heart disease prevention. registration is ongoing. Supervised by VGH Vancouver Coastal health and Case Manage, Elizabeth Roy, RN. Any 2 classes per week Mo/ We 7:30 am, 11:45 am or 2:00 pm. Friday 7:30 am or 11:45 am (HH Plus Check-in) Inquire also about Happy Hearts Plus;[...]
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga 8:30 am
BI: Jewish Meditation & Kavanah Yoga
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
A moderate to intermediate low-impact cardiovascular workout challenged by the resistance of the water. Aquafit is the perfect option for those who want low impact movement but still wish to improve their fitness level. Mon/Wed/Fri  9:00 am to 10:00 am.
Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 am
Chair Yoga Wednesday
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
A warm and welcoming environment for frail elderly. Exercising body and mind through nourishing conversations and delicious kosher meals. If someone you know and love needs our special care, L’Chaim is but a phone call away: 604-638-7275. Our professional staff have training in dementia and other aging issues.  A small user fee is charged daily to cover costs of food[...]