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December, 2022

Thursday
1
Meyer room
10:00 AM
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"Life writers" meet once a week to share their short piece of autobiographical writing on the assigned topic. We listen, comment, support and encourage each other. Many, after feedback and rewrites, have combined all their weekly efforts into a book which tells about their life. This is a well-organized class which requires commitment. It is not a drop-in class. If you are considering joining the existing group of "life writers" please contact Margot Brown through the office BEFORE registering.
Thursday
1
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“Oh those! You have to be a genius to do those puzzles”
Thursday
1
Begg Room and Art Room
12:00 PM
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Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be thirteen (13). It is necessary to come with a partner. $2.00 fee per session.
Thursday
1
Conservatory
12:30 PM
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Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to
play have organized this weekly gathering. In the Halpern Room.
Thursday
1
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
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All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Friday
2
Conservatory
8:45 AM
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Join this popular exercise class while practicing Physical Distancing of 2 meters or 6 feet apart. Instructor: Asal Nikoopour.
Friday
2
Art Room and Game Room
9:00 AM
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All are welcome to visit and participate in any medium; in deference to those with chemical sensitivities, we avoid using art supplies that have strong chemical smells. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Contact Gillian at golson@telus.net to join.
Friday
2
Halpern Room
10:00 AM
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6 new lectures in the Legendary Performers series hosted by Neil Ritchie.
Friday
2
Meyer room
10:00 AM
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An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others’ work-in-progress. In the Meyer Room.
Friday
2
Begg room
11:15 AM
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This series is designed to get your health back on track with low impact Pilates exercises to tone, connect and release tension. Instructor: Hanne Vieira.
Friday
2
Art Room
12:30 PM
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“Unserious bridge” - singles welcome - in the Arts and Games Rooms. On-going unless otherwise advised.
Friday
2
Activity Room
12:30 PM
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Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Friday
2
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This book club is currently full. If you would like to be on our waitlist, please contact: Arlene Higgs: ahiggs@me.com or Donna Ornstein: dornstein@telus.net
Saturday
3
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Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the coordinator or hike leader before participating. Have appropriate footwear and bring your lunch including sufficient fluids. Hikers participate at their own risk and will be asked to sign a waiver. Dogs are not permitted. Hikes are subject to change due to weather or trail conditions. Please check the Friday email updates.
Group leader: Susan and Russell Boyd 604-916-0845
Monday
5
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Basic-level Hatha yoga class to help you maintain good physical and mental health. Instructor: Into Yoga.
Monday
5
Meyer Room
9:30 AM
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Members of this group knit, crochet and stitch handcrafted projects to sell at the Brock House Summer and Christmas Fairs. Within the group, members share their expertise and enjoy the companionship of working together to support Brock House. We are always happy to welcome new members of all levels — including novices — who craft items using yarns, fibres or fabrics in any way, such as sewing, quilting, embroidery, weaving, etc. To join this group, contact Joanna: joanna2662@gmail.com.
Monday
5
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Rio de la Plata: On the South Side, Argentina’s Buenos Aires and on the North Side, Uruguay. Two side trips to the Seaside City of Mar del Plata and Argentina’s NE Province of Misiones.
Monday
5
Activity Room
12:30 PM
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Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Monday
5
Computer Room
1:00 PM
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Drop in for help with any computer questions or trouble
shooting you need help with.
Monday
5
Meyer room
1:00 PM
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Come to read and enjoy plays in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. English reading and speaking skills are required. No acting experience is necessary.
Monday
5
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If no piano player, we welcome someone to lead the singers that show up for Sing-A-Long.
Tuesday
6
Conservatory or Activity Room
8:45 AM
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Join this popular exercise class while practicing Physical Distancing of 2 meters or 6 feet apart. Instructor: Asal Nikoopour.
Tuesday
6
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with Eric Cytrynbaum, Dept. of Mathematics, UBC
Tuesday
6
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
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All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Wednesday
7
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Instructor: Kate Maliha.
Wednesday
7
Art Room
10:00 AM
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Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique with the Brock House Porcelain Painters. To join this group, contact Dianna at diannabobboyd@gmail.com.
Wednesday
7
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Join this group on Wednesdays at 10:00 in front of Brock House for a pleasant 1-hour walk.
Wednesday
7
Begg Room
10:00 AM
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Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
7
Meyer room
10:30 AM
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This activity is for those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others.
Wednesday
7
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Join this popular exercise class. Instructor Kate Maliha.
Wednesday
7
Cafeteria
12:30 PM
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Meeting for a cup of coffee and French Conversation in the cafeteria. This group is for people who are fluent in French and wish to converse with a friendly group. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome. A bientôt.
Wednesday
7
Art Room
12:30 PM
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Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. In the Art Room. $1.00 per sesssion. Note: This group is now fully. Only those who are already on the mailing list will be available to participate until restrictions lift.
Wednesday
7
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Wednesday
7
Begg Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
7
More Info
Less Info
This group is intended for you if you wish to develop your French vocabulary and conversation skills. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome.
Wednesday
7
Meyer Room
1:30 PM
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Join Arlene Higgs to share your life stories, focusing on a different evocative theme each week. Recommended: Guided Memoir 1 or some other life-story writing.
Wednesday
7
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Join Francesca for this 4-week course. (See full description below.)

To register, click the "Register Now" button on the right-hand side of the screen. If you don’t see this button, it means you haven‘t not logged in as a member yet. You can log in by clicking "Member Login" at the top right side of the screen. If you’re having difficulties registering, you can call the office for assistance at 604-228-1461 during weekdays between 9:00am to 3:30pm.
Thursday
8
Meyer room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
"Life writers" meet once a week to share their short piece of autobiographical writing on the assigned topic. We listen, comment, support and encourage each other. Many, after feedback and rewrites, have combined all their weekly efforts into a book which tells about their life. This is a well-organized class which requires commitment. It is not a drop-in class. If you are considering joining the existing group of "life writers" please contact Margot Brown through the office BEFORE registering.
Thursday
8
Begg Room and Art Room
12:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be thirteen (13). It is necessary to come with a partner. $2.00 fee per session.
Thursday
8
Conservatory
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to
play have organized this weekly gathering. In the Halpern Room.
Thursday
8
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Friday
9
Conservatory
8:45 AM
More Info
Less Info
Join this popular exercise class while practicing Physical Distancing of 2 meters or 6 feet apart. Instructor: Asal Nikoopour.
Friday
9
Art Room and Game Room
9:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
All are welcome to visit and participate in any medium; in deference to those with chemical sensitivities, we avoid using art supplies that have strong chemical smells. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Contact Gillian at golson@telus.net to join.
Friday
9
Halpern Room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
6 new lectures in the Legendary Performers series hosted by Neil Ritchie.
Friday
9
Meyer room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others’ work-in-progress. In the Meyer Room.
Friday
9
Begg room
11:15 AM
More Info
Less Info
This series is designed to get your health back on track with low impact Pilates exercises to tone, connect and release tension. Instructor: Hanne Vieira.
Friday
9
Art Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
“Unserious bridge” - singles welcome - in the Arts and Games Rooms. On-going unless otherwise advised.
Friday
9
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Friday
9
Tent while it's up; then move into Arts Room.
1:00 PM
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Are you interested in joining the Brock House Folk Singing group? Bring your voices and instruments! Typical activities include song circles where individuals offer songs, poetry and laughter (a folk song is anything you want it to be!). The group will join in playing or singing whenever invited. Every 2nd and 4th Friday.
Friday
9
More Info
Less Info
This book club is currently full. If you would like to be on our waitlist, please contact: Arlene Higgs: ahiggs@me.com or Donna Ornstein: dornstein@telus.net
Saturday
10
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Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the coordinator or hike leader before participating. Have appropriate footwear and bring your lunch including sufficient fluids. Hikers participate at their own risk and will be asked to sign a waiver. Dogs are not permitted. Hikes are subject to change due to weather or trail conditions. Please check the Friday email updates
Group leader: Cathie 604 683 1083
Monday
12
Meyer Room
9:30 AM
More Info
Less Info
Members of this group knit, crochet and stitch handcrafted projects to sell at the Brock House Summer and Christmas Fairs. Within the group, members share their expertise and enjoy the companionship of working together to support Brock House. We are always happy to welcome new members of all levels — including novices — who craft items using yarns, fibres or fabrics in any way, such as sewing, quilting, embroidery, weaving, etc. To join this group, contact Joanna: joanna2662@gmail.com.
Monday
12
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Monday
12
Computer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Drop in for help with any computer questions or trouble
shooting you need help with.
Monday
12
Meyer room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come to read and enjoy plays in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. English reading and speaking skills are required. No acting experience is necessary.
Monday
12
More Info
Less Info
If no piano player, we welcome someone to lead the singers that show up for Sing-A-Long.
Tuesday
13
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with Barrie Kirk, Executive Director, CAVCOE (Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence)
Tuesday
13
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
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All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Tuesday
13
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Actors Anna Hagen and Bernard Cuffling tell tales of productions they have been involved in over the years, and personal Christmases good and bad, discuss customs observed and food served at Christmas time around the world. Guaranteed to invoke the Christmas Spirit!
Wednesday
14
Begg Room
10:00 AM
More Info
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Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
14
More Info
Less Info
Join this group on Wednesdays at 10:00 in front of Brock House for a pleasant 1-hour walk.
Wednesday
14
Art Room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique with the Brock House Porcelain Painters. To join this group, contact Dianna at diannabobboyd@gmail.com.
Wednesday
14
Meyer room
10:30 AM
More Info
Less Info
This activity is for those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others.
Wednesday
14
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Wednesday
14
Art Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. In the Art Room. $1.00 per sesssion. Note: This group is now fully. Only those who are already on the mailing list will be available to participate until restrictions lift.
Wednesday
14
Cafeteria
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Meeting for a cup of coffee and French Conversation in the cafeteria. This group is for people who are fluent in French and wish to converse with a friendly group. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome. A bientôt.
Wednesday
14
Begg Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
14
More Info
Less Info
This group is intended for you if you wish to develop your French vocabulary and conversation skills. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome.
Wednesday
14
More Info
Less Info
Join Francesca for this 4-week course. (See full description below.)

To register, click the "Register Now" button on the right-hand side of the screen. If you don’t see this button, it means you haven‘t not logged in as a member yet. You can log in by clicking "Member Login" at the top right side of the screen. If you’re having difficulties registering, you can call the office for assistance at 604-228-1461 during weekdays between 9:00am to 3:30pm.
Thursday
15
Meyer room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
"Life writers" meet once a week to share their short piece of autobiographical writing on the assigned topic. We listen, comment, support and encourage each other. Many, after feedback and rewrites, have combined all their weekly efforts into a book which tells about their life. This is a well-organized class which requires commitment. It is not a drop-in class. If you are considering joining the existing group of "life writers" please contact Margot Brown through the office BEFORE registering.
Thursday
15
Begg Room and Art Room
12:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be thirteen (13). It is necessary to come with a partner. $2.00 fee per session.
Thursday
15
Conservatory
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to
play have organized this weekly gathering. In the Halpern Room.
Thursday
15
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Friday
16
Art Room and Game Room
9:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
All are welcome to visit and participate in any medium; in deference to those with chemical sensitivities, we avoid using art supplies that have strong chemical smells. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Contact Gillian at golson@telus.net to join.
Friday
16
Meyer room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others’ work-in-progress. In the Meyer Room.
Friday
16
Art Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
“Unserious bridge” - singles welcome - in the Arts and Games Rooms. On-going unless otherwise advised.
Friday
16
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Friday
16
More Info
Less Info
This book club is currently full. If you would like to be on our waitlist, please contact: Arlene Higgs: ahiggs@me.com or Donna Ornstein: dornstein@telus.net
Friday
16
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Step back in time at Burnaby Museum’s Heritage Christmas. Stroll through the village and take a ride on the carousel! After dinner take a walk around Lac Lafarge, where spectacular light displays comprise the biggest Xmas display in the Lower Mainland.
Saturday
17
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Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the coordinator or hike leader before participating. Have appropriate footwear and bring your lunch including sufficient fluids. Hikers participate at their own risk and will be asked to sign a waiver. Dogs are not permitted. Hikes are subject to change due to weather or trail conditions. Please check the Friday email updates
Group leader: Katieloewen49@gmail.com
604.738.1083
Monday
19
Meyer Room
9:30 AM
More Info
Less Info
Members of this group knit, crochet and stitch handcrafted projects to sell at the Brock House Summer and Christmas Fairs. Within the group, members share their expertise and enjoy the companionship of working together to support Brock House. We are always happy to welcome new members of all levels — including novices — who craft items using yarns, fibres or fabrics in any way, such as sewing, quilting, embroidery, weaving, etc. To join this group, contact Joanna: joanna2662@gmail.com.
Monday
19
Monday
19
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Monday
19
Computer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Drop in for help with any computer questions or trouble
shooting you need help with.
Monday
19
Meyer room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come to read and enjoy plays in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. English reading and speaking skills are required. No acting experience is necessary.
Monday
19
More Info
Less Info
If no piano player, we welcome someone to lead the singers that show up for Sing-A-Long.
Tuesday
20
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Wednesday
21
Begg Room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
21
More Info
Less Info
Join this group on Wednesdays at 10:00 in front of Brock House for a pleasant 1-hour walk.
Wednesday
21
Art Room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique with the Brock House Porcelain Painters. To join this group, contact Dianna at diannabobboyd@gmail.com.
Wednesday
21
Meyer room
10:30 AM
More Info
Less Info
This activity is for those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others.
Wednesday
21
Activity Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis!
Wednesday
21
Cafeteria
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Meeting for a cup of coffee and French Conversation in the cafeteria. This group is for people who are fluent in French and wish to converse with a friendly group. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome. A bientôt.
Wednesday
21
Art Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. In the Art Room. $1.00 per sesssion. Note: This group is now fully. Only those who are already on the mailing list will be available to participate until restrictions lift.
Wednesday
21
Begg Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Weekly rehearsal.
Wednesday
21
More Info
Less Info
This group is intended for you if you wish to develop your French vocabulary and conversation skills. Participation is free but donations to Brock House are welcome.
Thursday
22
Meyer room
10:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
"Life writers" meet once a week to share their short piece of autobiographical writing on the assigned topic. We listen, comment, support and encourage each other. Many, after feedback and rewrites, have combined all their weekly efforts into a book which tells about their life. This is a well-organized class which requires commitment. It is not a drop-in class. If you are considering joining the existing group of "life writers" please contact Margot Brown through the office BEFORE registering.
Thursday
22
Begg Room and Art Room
12:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be thirteen (13). It is necessary to come with a partner. $2.00 fee per session.
Thursday
22
Conservatory
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to
play have organized this weekly gathering. In the Halpern Room.
Thursday
22
Meyer Room
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want, you can bring one along. Come and join us.
Thursday
22
Halpern Room
2:00 PM
More Info
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Join our Membership Committee, Executive Director Kevin Inouye, and special guests on Zoom to ‘catch up’ on things happening at Brock House, ask questions and get answers, offer suggestions, or just chat.
Friday
23
Art Room
12:30 PM
More Info
Less Info
“Unserious bridge” - singles welcome - in the Arts and Games Rooms. On-going unless otherwise advised.
Friday
23
Tent while it's up; then move into Arts Room.
1:00 PM
More Info
Less Info
Are you interested in joining the Brock House Folk Singing group? Bring your voices and instruments! Typical activities include song circles where individuals offer songs, poetry and laughter (a folk song is anything you want it to be!). The group will join in playing or singing whenever invited. Every 2nd and 4th Friday.
Saturday
24
Saturday
31
Off-site
8:00 AM
More Info
Less Info
Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the coordinator or hike leader before participating. Have appropriate footwear and bring your lunch including sufficient fluids. Hikers participate at their own risk and will be asked to sign a waiver. Dogs are not permitted. Hikes are subject to change due to weather or trail conditions. Please check the Friday email updates
Group leader: Margit 604 224 6627


Brock House, 3875 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver,  BC  V6R 1B3

(604) 228-1461

reception@brockhousesociety.com

Open Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm (Closed stat holidays)

To book events, contact the Brock House Restaurant at (604) 224-3317.