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October, 2019

Tuesday
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IP101 Art History
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on IP101 Art History (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
1
MS101 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
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HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Indigenous Studies
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Limit 10. 11:30-12:30 in the Meyer Room. This group will be discussing the brook "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act" by Bob Joseph. Please go to Sept. 24 and click on Indigenous Studies to see availability.
Tuesday
1
MS102 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
1
Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
1
Tuesday Lecture Series
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Free for members. Knowledgeable specialists lecture on diverse topics. For a full listing of title and description, go to Sept. 10 and click on Tuesday Lecture Series. Today‘s Topic: North Shore Search and Rescue.
Tuesday
1
Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Closed Group. Please contact office to reach convenor prior to attending the first session. You can go to Sept. 10 and click on Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group for details.
Tuesday
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Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 11:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Tuesday
1
Brock House Kerrisdale Choir
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We are a four-voice choir. At present we cannot take any more members, but if you would like information please call our Choir President, Sharon Copeman at 604-263-9917 or our Membership Chair, Diana Bragg at 604-224-3897. Practices are held at the Seniors’ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre.
Tuesday
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BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
1
Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
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HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
1
HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 8:15-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
1
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
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HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
2
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
2
HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
2
HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
2
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
2
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
2
Seniors' Services Series Part 2 - Presentations
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a list of topics and descriptions please go to Sept. 11 and click on Seniors‘ Services Series Part 2 - Presentations. Today‘s presentation: Prevention & Intervention with Hip & Knee Problems with Louise Lydon
Wednesday
2
Porcelain Painting
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10am-noon in the Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guide beginners.
Wednesday
2
Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 1:00-3:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
2
Brock House Orchestra
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This is a full symphony orchestra giving regular concerts of classical and modern works at seniors’ homes and community centres. We enjoy rehearsing with our professional conductor, Jeffrey Tseng, and perform most years at the Summer Fair. If you play a symphonic instrument, come to the Begg Room on Wednesday mornings. New members are welcome, especially bassoon and French horn players. Contact: Philip Neame
Wednesday
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Brock House Chamber Players
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We are always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by to see us on Wednesday afternoon with your instrument and we will be glad to see you. We play from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and music is provided. Our group is self-organized. Contact: Christine Barker
Wednesday
2
Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
2
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Wednesday
2
Essential Oils - An Introduction
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 10:00-11:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 18 and click on Essential Oils - An Introduction (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
2
Discussion Series
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Come and join the Brock House Discussion Group. New members are welcome. Today‘s topic: What is the value of giving? Time, money, or yourself.
Thursday
3
HW119 Restorative/Yin Yoga Thursday
Thursday
3
HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 19-Dec. 12, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
3
Life Writing
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A well-organized writing group write on varying life experiences. We meet once a week to inspire and encourage creativity. Weekly assignments receive positive feedback and mutual support. Improving our work is our objective. Producing polished work is our goal. This is NOT a drop-in class. Those interested in joining the class must contact Inge Andreen through the office BEFORE the first class, as the class has limited enrollment. The class is currently full. Please contact the office if you are interested in being on a waiting list.
Thursday
3
Suk Fen's Music
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Join Suk Fen, a Brock House member and an opera singer for some professional singing exercises. This includes proper posture, breathing exercises, develop voice, practice singing vowels, introduction to Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do, do scales, sing melody, read music, and learn rhythm. Most importantly sing songs and have fun! All members welcome. Drop in.
Thursday
3
Scrabble
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Conservatory 1:00-3:00. Drop In. Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to play have organized this weekly gathering. There are several Scrabble sets in the office games cupboard - including one in French.
Thursday
3
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Thursday
3
Brock House Jazz Band
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The Brock House Jazz Band consists of 4 soloists, a 4 piece rhythm section and a vocalist, dedicated to playing old style jazz standards. We entertain regularly for dances at Brock House, Seniors’ Centres, and Care Homes. At present, there are no vacancies in the Band, but, if you are interested in our music, you are welcome to come and listen-in to our weekly practices in the House. Contact Doug Rogerson
Thursday
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Cyclists
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Brock House members can join this group on Thursday mornings for a local ride, with a stop for lunch before returning to Brock House. Please email George Challies at brockcycle1@gmail.com to be on the mailing list.
Thursday
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HW104 Osteofit Thursday
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Registered program Thurs. Sept. 12-Dec. 12, 11:15-12:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW104 Osteofit Thursday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
3
Duplicate Bridge
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12:00-3:30, Begg, Art & Games Rooms, $1/Session. Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be seventeen (17). It is necessary to come with a partner. Convenors: Margaretta Shirkoff, Sue Girling
Thursday
3
Halpern Room
10:30 AM
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Each session has a knowledgeable presenter and the topics are intriguing.
Thursday
3
Kerrisdale Seniors Centre
1:30 PM
Friday
4
Location, Location, Location
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This is a free program for members. No registration required. All speakers are Langara Faculty. For details and a list of topics and speakers pleas go to Sept. 20 and click on Location, Location, Location. Today‘s Topic: Istanbul, not Constantinople: Why Did Canstantinople Get the Works? with Niall Chrstie
Friday
4
IP104 Legendary Performers
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Registered program Sept. 13-Oct. 18, 10:30-12:30*. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on IP104 Legendary Performers (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.*Note time change
Friday
4
Social Bridge
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12:30–3:30 Art or Begg Room. "Unserious” bridge - singles welcome. On-going unless otherwise advised. Convenor: Mary Bliss
Friday
4
Writers' Circle
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Meyer Room, 10:00-12:00. An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others‘ work-in-progress. Free for members. Convenor: Pat Ajello
Friday
4
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 10:45-12:45. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Friday
4
HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
4
Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Friday
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Artists' Group
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9:00-12:00 Art Room. All members are welcome to visit and participate in any medium. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Convenor: Gillian Olson
Friday
4
Friday Movies
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Join us on Friday afternoons for the latest in Brock House Entertainment! Come early, door closes at 1:00! Today‘s movie: The Mule
Friday
4
HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays)
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Registered program Sept. 20-Dec. 13, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 20 and click on HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
4
HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 10:00-11:00 (not 8:30-9:30). To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
4
Begg Room
12:30 PM
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Join Joji Yamashita for this Magic Workshop 2.0. You do not have to have attended the last one to appreciate this one!
Monday
7
Play Reading
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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. Drop in, free program for members.
Monday
7
Sing-A-Long
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Brighten your day; leave your worries on the doorstep; come on over to the sunny side and sing along or swing along with the Brock House Society’s gleeful senior songsters on Monday afternoon. All voices are welcome. We do some sing-a-longs at Brock House events and our monthly visits to Vancouver seniors’ residences are popular with both our hosts and our members. Contact: Leora Williams
Monday
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LG102 French Intermediate
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 16 - Dec. 2, 11:15-12:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 16 and click on LG102 French Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
Lunch with TED
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a full listing of each week‘s description, go to Sept. 9 and click on Lunch with TED. Today‘s Topic: Becoming Wise
Monday
7
Travel Series
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This is a free program and does not require registration. Come early to find a seat. Photographers share their travel experiences. If you would like to see a full listing of the presenter and description, please go to Sept. 9 and click on Travel Series. Today‘s presentation: Shropshire by Narrowboat, Doug Davidson
Monday
7
Yarns & Needlecrafts
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Come join members of this group to knit, sew, crochet, quilt, embroider, do other type of needle crafts and handcraft projects to sell at the Brock House Summer and Christmas Fairs.
Monday
7
Supervised Bridge Play
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FREE but requires registration. Mon. Sept. 30 - Dec. 9, 2:05-3:35. To check availability, go to Sept. 30 and click on Supervised Bridge Play (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 1:00-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Monday
7
HW116 Yoga Mondays (60min)
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This hatha yoga class includes full modifications for almost every pose.
Monday
7
Computer Drop-In
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Computer Room 1:00-3:00 These sessions are available for members who require assistance using computers or with certain programs. You must know how to use computers. You may use computers on your own.
Convenors: John Dent/David Harding/Brian Luchak
Monday
7
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Monday
7
Absolute Beginners Bridge
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FREE but requires registration. Mon. Sept. 30 - Dec. 9, 12:00-2:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 30 and click on Absolute Beginners Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Nov. 25, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
HW107 Chair Yoga for Beginners
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 1:00-2:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and HW107 Chair Yoga for Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
HW109 Line Dancing
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 11:30-12:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW109 Line Dancing (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
HW101 Balance, Posture & Strength Monday
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9-Dec. 9, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW101 Balance, Posture & Strength Monday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
7
HW105 Stretch & Strength Monday
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW105 Stretch & Strength Monday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
IP101 Art History
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on IP101 Art History (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
MS101 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
8
HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
Indigenous Studies
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Limit 10. 11:30-12:30 in the Meyer Room. This group will be discussing the brook "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act" by Bob Joseph. Please go to Sept. 24 and click on Indigenous Studies to see availability.
Tuesday
8
MS102 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
8
Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
Tuesday Lecture Series
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Free for members. Knowledgeable specialists lecture on diverse topics. For a full listing of title and description, go to Sept. 10 and click on Tuesday Lecture Series. Today‘s Topic: Credit Accessibility and INternational Anti-Poverty Work - A Credit Union Perspective.
Tuesday
8
Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Closed Group. Please contact office to reach convenor prior to attending the first session. You can go to Sept. 10 and click on Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group for details.
Tuesday
8
Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 11:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Tuesday
8
Brock House Kerrisdale Choir
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We are a four-voice choir. At present we cannot take any more members, but if you would like information please call our Choir President, Sharon Copeman at 604-263-9917 or our Membership Chair, Diana Bragg at 604-224-3897. Practices are held at the Seniors’ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre.
Tuesday
8
BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
8
HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 8:15-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
8
HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
8
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A new language class here at Brock House
Wednesday
9
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
9
HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
9
HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
9
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
9
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
9
Seniors' Services Series Part 2 - Presentations
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a list of topics and descriptions please go to Sept. 11 and click on Seniors‘ Services Series Part 2 - Presentations. Today‘s presentation: Exercise and osteoarthritis - a subsitute presentation from the origianl: Sleep and Stress.
Wednesday
9
Porcelain Painting
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10am-noon in the Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guide beginners.
Wednesday
9
Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 1:00-3:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
9
Brock House Orchestra
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This is a full symphony orchestra giving regular concerts of classical and modern works at seniors’ homes and community centres. We enjoy rehearsing with our professional conductor, Jeffrey Tseng, and perform most years at the Summer Fair. If you play a symphonic instrument, come to the Begg Room on Wednesday mornings. New members are welcome, especially bassoon and French horn players. Contact: Philip Neame
Wednesday
9
Brock House Chamber Players
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We are always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by to see us on Wednesday afternoon with your instrument and we will be glad to see you. We play from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and music is provided. Our group is self-organized. Contact: Christine Barker
Wednesday
9
Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
9
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Wednesday
9
Essential Oils - An Introduction
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 10:00-11:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 18 and click on Essential Oils - An Introduction (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
9
Discussion Series
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Come and join the Brock House Discussion Group. New members are welcome. Today‘s topic: Has over-medication become a health problem and should pharmaceutical companies share part of the blame?
Wednesday
9
Games Room
10:00 AM
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Write from the Heart will help you write stories as memoirs.
Thursday
10
HW119 Restorative/Yin Yoga Thursday
Thursday
10
HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 19-Dec. 12, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
10
HW104 Osteofit Thursday
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Registered program Thurs. Sept. 12-Dec. 12, 11:15-12:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW104 Osteofit Thursday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
10
Suk Fen's Music
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Join Suk Fen, a Brock House member and an opera singer for some professional singing exercises. This includes proper posture, breathing exercises, develop voice, practice singing vowels, introduction to Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do, do scales, sing melody, read music, and learn rhythm. Most importantly sing songs and have fun! All members welcome. Drop in.
Thursday
10
Scrabble
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Conservatory 1:00-3:00. Drop In. Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to play have organized this weekly gathering. There are several Scrabble sets in the office games cupboard - including one in French.
Thursday
10
Life Writing
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A well-organized writing group write on varying life experiences. We meet once a week to inspire and encourage creativity. Weekly assignments receive positive feedback and mutual support. Improving our work is our objective. Producing polished work is our goal. This is NOT a drop-in class. Those interested in joining the class must contact Inge Andreen through the office BEFORE the first class, as the class has limited enrollment. The class is currently full. Please contact the office if you are interested in being on a waiting list.
Thursday
10
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Thursday
10
Brock House Jazz Band
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The Brock House Jazz Band consists of 4 soloists, a 4 piece rhythm section and a vocalist, dedicated to playing old style jazz standards. We entertain regularly for dances at Brock House, Seniors’ Centres, and Care Homes. At present, there are no vacancies in the Band, but, if you are interested in our music, you are welcome to come and listen-in to our weekly practices in the House. Contact Doug Rogerson
Thursday
10
Book Club # 2 with Peter Brock
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Peter leads a Book Club every 2nd Thursday of the month. The group is currently full. If you are interested in being on a waiting list, please contact the office.
Thursday
10
Esther Birney Literary Arts Series
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This is a free program for members. No registration required. Please go to Oct. 3 and click on Esther Birney Literary Arts Series for a full listing of topics & presenters. Today‘s topic: In the Courtroom with Judge Nancy Morrison
Thursday
10
Duplicate Bridge
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12:00-3:30, Begg, Art & Games Rooms, $1/Session. Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be seventeen (17). It is necessary to come with a partner. Convenors: Margaretta Shirkoff, Sue Girling
Thursday
10
Cyclists
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Brock House members can join this group on Thursday mornings for a local ride, with a stop for lunch before returning to Brock House. Please email George Challies at brockcycle1@gmail.com to be on the mailing list.
Friday
11
Location, Location, Location
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This is a free program for members. No registration required. All speakers are Langara Faculty. For details and a list of topics and speakers pleas go to Sept. 20 and click on Location, Location, Location. Today‘s Topic: Rooms for Rent: Unpacking the Hourses of Edgar Allan Poe with Erin Robb
Friday
11
IP104 Legendary Performers
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Registered program Sept. 13-Oct. 18, 10:30-12:30*. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on IP104 Legendary Performers (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.*Note time change
Friday
11
Social Bridge
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12:30–3:30 Art or Begg Room. "Unserious” bridge - singles welcome. On-going unless otherwise advised. Convenor: Mary Bliss
Friday
11
Writers' Circle
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Meyer Room, 10:00-12:00. An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others‘ work-in-progress. Free for members. Convenor: Pat Ajello
Friday
11
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 10:45-12:45. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Friday
11
HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
11
Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Friday
11
Artists' Group
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9:00-12:00 Art Room. All members are welcome to visit and participate in any medium. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Convenor: Gillian Olson
Friday
11
Friday Movies
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Join us on Friday afternoons for the latest in Brock House Entertainment! Come early, door closes at 1:00! Today‘s movie: Bohemian Rhapsody
Friday
11
HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays)
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Registered program Sept. 20-Dec. 13, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 20 and click on HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
11
HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 10:00-11:00 (not 8:30-9:30). To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
11
Saturday
12
Brock House Hikers
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For a full listing of hikes, please go to Sept. 7 and click on Brock House Hikers. Today‘s Hike: Nelson Creek, Tomina 604-736-1874 (replaced hike)
Monday
14
Thanksgiving - BROCK HOUSE CLOSED
Monday
14
Play Reading
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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. Drop in, free program for members.
Monday
14
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Tuesday
15
IP101 Art History
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on IP101 Art History (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
MS101 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
15
HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays) - Sub teacher today
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
Indigenous Studies
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Limit 10. 11:30-12:30 in the Meyer Room. This group will be discussing the brook "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act" by Bob Joseph. Please go to Sept. 24 and click on Indigenous Studies to see availability.
Tuesday
15
MS102 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
15
Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
Tuesday Lecture Series
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Free for members. Knowledgeable specialists lecture on diverse topics. For a full listing of title and description, go to Sept. 10 and click on Tuesday Lecture Series. Today‘s Topic: On the Report about Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls
Tuesday
15
Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Closed Group. Please contact office to reach convenor prior to attending the first session. You can go to Sept. 10 and click on Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group for details.
Tuesday
15
Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 11:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Tuesday
15
Brock House Kerrisdale Choir
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We are a four-voice choir. At present we cannot take any more members, but if you would like information please call our Choir President, Sharon Copeman at 604-263-9917 or our Membership Chair, Diana Bragg at 604-224-3897. Practices are held at the Seniors’ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre.
Tuesday
15
BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
15
HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 8:15-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
15
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
15
HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
16
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
16
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
16
HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
16
Porcelain Painting
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10am-noon in the Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guide beginners.
Wednesday
16
WR101 Write From the Heart
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Registered program Wed. Oct. 9-Nov. 27, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Oct. 9 and click on WR101 Write From the Heart (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
16
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
16
Seniors' Services Series Part 2 - Presentations
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a list of topics and descriptions please go to Sept. 11 and click on Seniors‘ Services Series Part 2 - Presentations. Today‘s presentation: Emerging Point of Care Health Technology with Dr. Carolyn Sparrey & Dr. Killian Kleffner
Wednesday
16
Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 1:00-3:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
16
Brock House Orchestra
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This is a full symphony orchestra giving regular concerts of classical and modern works at seniors’ homes and community centres. We enjoy rehearsing with our professional conductor, Jeffrey Tseng, and perform most years at the Summer Fair. If you play a symphonic instrument, come to the Begg Room on Wednesday mornings. New members are welcome, especially bassoon and French horn players. Contact: Philip Neame
Wednesday
16
Brock House Chamber Players
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We are always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by to see us on Wednesday afternoon with your instrument and we will be glad to see you. We play from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and music is provided. Our group is self-organized. Contact: Christine Barker
Wednesday
16
Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
16
HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
16
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Wednesday
16
Discussion Series
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Come and join the Brock House Discussion Group. New members are welcome. Today‘s topic: In the era of spell check and auto-correct, does it matter that kids can‘t spell?
Thursday
17
HW119 Restorative/Yin Yoga Thursday
Thursday
17
HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 19-Dec. 12, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on HW115 Tai Chi Level 4 - 24 & 48 Form (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
17
Life Writing
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A well-organized writing group write on varying life experiences. We meet once a week to inspire and encourage creativity. Weekly assignments receive positive feedback and mutual support. Improving our work is our objective. Producing polished work is our goal. This is NOT a drop-in class. Those interested in joining the class must contact Inge Andreen through the office BEFORE the first class, as the class has limited enrollment. The class is currently full. Please contact the office if you are interested in being on a waiting list.
Thursday
17
Suk Fen's Music
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Join Suk Fen, a Brock House member and an opera singer for some professional singing exercises. This includes proper posture, breathing exercises, develop voice, practice singing vowels, introduction to Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do, do scales, sing melody, read music, and learn rhythm. Most importantly sing songs and have fun! All members welcome. Drop in.
Thursday
17
Scrabble
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Conservatory 1:00-3:00. Drop In. Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to play have organized this weekly gathering. There are several Scrabble sets in the office games cupboard - including one in French.
Thursday
17
HW104 Osteofit Thursday
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Registered program Thurs. Sept. 12-Dec. 12, 11:15-12:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW104 Osteofit Thursday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Thursday
17
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Thursday
17
Brock House Jazz Band
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The Brock House Jazz Band consists of 4 soloists, a 4 piece rhythm section and a vocalist, dedicated to playing old style jazz standards. We entertain regularly for dances at Brock House, Seniors’ Centres, and Care Homes. At present, there are no vacancies in the Band, but, if you are interested in our music, you are welcome to come and listen-in to our weekly practices in the House. Contact Doug Rogerson
Thursday
17
Cyclists
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Brock House members can join this group on Thursday mornings for a local ride, with a stop for lunch before returning to Brock House. Please email George Challies at brockcycle1@gmail.com to be on the mailing list.
Thursday
17
Esther Birney Literary Arts Series
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This is a free program for members. No registration required. Please go to Oct. 3 and click on Esther Birney Literary Arts Series for a full listing of topics & presenters. Today‘s topic: One Writer‘s Life with Beryl Young
Thursday
17
Duplicate Bridge
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12:00-3:30, Begg, Art & Games Rooms, $1/Session. Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be seventeen (17). It is necessary to come with a partner. Convenors: Margaretta Shirkoff, Sue Girling
Friday
18
Location, Location, Location
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This is a free program for members. No registration required. All speakers are Langara Faculty. For details and a list of topics and speakers pleas go to Sept. 20 and click on Location, Location, Location. Today‘s Topic: From a ‘city in crisis‘ to the City of Light: Urban Transformation in Nineteenth-Century Paris with Paisley Mann
Friday
18
IP104 Legendary Performers
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Registered program Sept. 13-Oct. 18, 10:30-12:30*. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on IP104 Legendary Performers (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.*Note time change
Friday
18
Social Bridge
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12:30–3:30 Art or Begg Room. "Unserious” bridge - singles welcome. On-going unless otherwise advised. Convenor: Mary Bliss
Friday
18
Writers' Circle
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Meyer Room, 10:00-12:00. An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others‘ work-in-progress. Free for members. Convenor: Pat Ajello
Friday
18
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 10:45-12:45. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Friday
18
HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW123 Yoga Fridays (60min) - ADDED program (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
18
Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Friday
18
Artists' Group
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9:00-12:00 Art Room. All members are welcome to visit and participate in any medium. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Convenor: Gillian Olson
Friday
18
Friday Movies
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Join us on Friday afternoons for the latest in Brock House Entertainment! Come early, door closes at 1:00! Today‘s movie: The Children Act
Friday
18
HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays)
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Registered program Sept. 20-Dec. 13, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 20 and click on HW122 Zumba for Seniors (Fridays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Friday
18
HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays
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Registered program Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 10:00-11:00 (not 8:30-9:30). To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW120 Restorative/Yin Yoga Fridays (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Saturday
19
Brock House Hikers
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For a full listing of hikes, please go to Sept. 7 and click on Brock House Hikers. Today‘s Hike: Minnekhada, Eliz 604-683-3203
Monday
21
Play Reading
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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. Drop in, free program for members.
Monday
21
Sing-A-Long
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Brighten your day; leave your worries on the doorstep; come on over to the sunny side and sing along or swing along with the Brock House Society’s gleeful senior songsters on Monday afternoon. All voices are welcome. We do some sing-a-longs at Brock House events and our monthly visits to Vancouver seniors’ residences are popular with both our hosts and our members. Contact: Leora Williams
Monday
21
LG102 French Intermediate
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 16 - Dec. 2, 11:15-12:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 16 and click on LG102 French Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
21
Lunch with TED
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a full listing of each week‘s description, go to Sept. 9 and click on Lunch with TED. Today‘s Topic: Technology
Monday
21
Travel Series
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This is a free program and does not require registration. Come early to find a seat. Photographers share their travel experiences. If you would like to see a full listing of the presenter and description, please go to Sept. 9 and click on Travel Series. Today‘s presentation: Highlights of Morocco: from Kasbahs to the Desert, Graham Baldwin
Monday
21
Yarns & Needlecrafts
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Come join members of this group to knit, sew, crochet, quilt, embroider, do other type of needle crafts and handcraft projects to sell at the Brock House Summer and Christmas Fairs.
Monday
21
Supervised Bridge Play
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FREE but requires registration. Mon. Sept. 30 - Dec. 9, 2:05-3:35. To check availability, go to Sept. 30 and click on Supervised Bridge Play (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
21
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 1:00-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Monday
21
Computer Drop-In
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Computer Room 1:00-3:00 These sessions are available for members who require assistance using computers or with certain programs. You must know how to use computers. You may use computers on your own.
Convenors: John Dent/David Harding/Brian Luchak
Monday
21
Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
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Absolute Beginners Bridge
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FREE but requires registration. Mon. Sept. 30 - Dec. 9, 12:00-2:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 30 and click on Absolute Beginners Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
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AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Nov. 25, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
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HW109 Line Dancing
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 11:30-12:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW109 Line Dancing (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
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HW116 Yoga Mondays (60min)
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This hatha yoga class includes full modifications for almost every pose.
Monday
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HW101 Balance, Posture & Strength Monday
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9-Dec. 9, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW101 Balance, Posture & Strength Monday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Monday
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HW105 Stretch & Strength Monday
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Registered program Mon. Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 9 and click on HW105 Stretch & Strength Monday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
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A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. Every 3rd Monday of each month in the Fall: Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16
Tuesday
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IP101 Art History
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on IP101 Art History (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
22
MS101 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
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HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW121 Zumba for Seniors (Tuesdays) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Indigenous Studies
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Limit 10. 11:30-12:30 in the Meyer Room. This group will be discussing the brook "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act" by Bob Joseph. Please go to Sept. 24 and click on Indigenous Studies to see availability.
Tuesday
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MS102 Beginner Ukulele Lessons
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Learn this fun instrument with other members!
Tuesday
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Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 2 - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Tuesday Lecture Series
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Free for members. Knowledgeable specialists lecture on diverse topics. For a full listing of title and description, go to Sept. 10 and click on Tuesday Lecture Series. Today‘s Topic: Appreciating and Improving Medicare: Keeping Equity at the Centre of Our Health Care System
Tuesday
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Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Closed Group. Please contact office to reach convenor prior to attending the first session. You can go to Sept. 10 and click on Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group for details.
Tuesday
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Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners
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Free for members but requires registration. Tues. Sept. 24 - Oct. 29, 11:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 24 and click on Spanish Conversation Level 1 - Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Brock House Big Band
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The band meets for practice each Tuesday from 10:30-12:00 at W.P.G. Comm. Centre and Friday from 10:00-12:00 in Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. For more information visit Big Band‘s Page under Performing Arts.
Tuesday
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Brock House Kerrisdale Choir
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We are a four-voice choir. At present we cannot take any more members, but if you would like information please call our Choir President, Sharon Copeman at 604-263-9917 or our Membership Chair, Diana Bragg at 604-224-3897. Practices are held at the Seniors’ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre.
Tuesday
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BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Oct. 29, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
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HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 17 - Dec. 10, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 and click on HW114 Tai Chi Level 3 - 24 Form & Mirror Image (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min)
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 8:15-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW117 Yoga Tuesdays (90min) (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Tuesday
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Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
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HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate
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Registered program Tues. Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga - Intermediate (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
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Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
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Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
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HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
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Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30-3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
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Seniors' Services Series Part 2 - Presentations
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This is a free program for members. Registration is not required. For a list of topics and descriptions please go to Sept. 11 and click on Seniors‘ Services Series Part 2 - Presentations. Today‘s presentation: Stay Safe & Fraud Prevention with Juliana Koo
Wednesday
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Porcelain Painting
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10am-noon in the Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guide beginners.
Wednesday
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HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday
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Registered program Wed. Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength Wednesday (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
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Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners
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FREE but requires registration. Wed. Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 1:00-3:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2019 Fall Program for more info.
Wednesday
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Brock House Orchestra
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This is a full symphony orchestra giving regular concerts of classical and modern works at seniors’ homes and community centres. We enjoy rehearsing with our professional conductor, Jeffrey Tseng, and perform most years at the Summer Fair. If you play a symphonic instrument, come to the Begg Room on Wednesday mornings. New members are welcome, especially bassoon and French horn players. Contact: Philip Neame
Wednesday
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Brock House Chamber Players
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We are always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by to see us on Wednesday afternoon with your instrument and we will be glad to see you. We play from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and music is provided. Our group is self-organized. Contact: Christine Barker
Wednesday
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Handbells (Brock House/Kerrisdale)
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Join this enjoyable and rewarding group activity. No handbell experience required but we do ask that you are 55 or older and able to read music. Please contact President Jean Peggie, 604-732-3354 or Grace Lau, 604-323-8131 before registering. Please come and listen any time in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors’ Centre, West 42nd Ave. & West Boulevard. Practices on Mondays from 9:30-12:00 and Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Wednesday
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Discussion Series
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Come and join the Brock House Discussion Group. New members are welcome. Today‘s topic: Should Canada have an elected Head of State?
Wednesday
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Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock