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2015.
August | September | October | November | December

Recurring monthly events

Centre on Aging, University of Victoria  Click here

Hillside Seniors Health Centre/Yakimovich Wellness Centre – click here

Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation,   Click here

Arthritis Society Victoria Schedule of Events: – Click here

Alzheimer Society First Link Bulletin, Victoria:-  Click hereFestivals on Vancouver Island 2015
http://www.timescolonist.com/life/islander/summer-festivals-the-best-of-the-island-for-2015-1.1960179

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Jim Pattison Auto Group

Check out the “Island Talk” section on our sister site
“Vancouver Island Now”.   
http://vancouverislandnow.ca/island-talk

August

Connecting with Your Community Workshops

The Victoria Disability Resource Centre will be holding a series of Connecting with Your Community Workshops as part of the Positive Independent Living Workshops.  You will hear from a special guest speaker, Ocean, who will share her experience with MS and how disability is a new aspect of her life, learn new ways to meet people, how to access community events, and find out how to get involved in inclusive and adapted sports and recreation.  These sessions will be held on August 11th, August 18th, August 28th, and September 1st. Contact Jessica at 250-595-0044 or at jessica@drcvictoria.com  to register or visit
http://drcvictoria.com/positive-independent-living-workshops/ for more information on all of our workshops!

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Comox Valley Exhibition August 28 – 30 http://www.cvex.ca/

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EMPTIES are FULL of opportunity!
Saturday August 29th.
The Oceanside Grandmothers ask you to save your refundables and bring them to the Parksville Bottle & Recycling Depot, 611 Alberni Highway, on Saturday, August 29th between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.   All refunds will be directed to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers Campaign.  Help support African grandmothers raising children orphaned by AIDS.
For more information contact: lornareid@shaw.ca

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Wellness Fair in the Gardens

September

Saanich Fair September 5 – 7 http://www.saanichfair.ca/

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Transportation Workshop

The Victoria Disability Resource Centre is holding a Transportation Workshop on September 8th from 1-4pm at the VDRC. Learn how to plan bus routes, how to use Handy Dart and other transportation options in your community.  You will also have the chance to practice getting on and off a city bus! Contact Jessica at 250-595-0044 or at jessica@drcvictoria.com to register! Or visit  drcvictoria.com/positive-independent-living-workshops for more information on all of our workshops.

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Alberni District Fall Fair September 10 – 13 http://www.albernifair.ca/

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Cowichan Exhibition (Duncan) September 11 – 13 http://www.cowex.ca/

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Black Creek Fall Fair September 12 http://www.blackcreek-cc.com/

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Sooke Fall Fair September 12 – 13 http://www.sookefallfair.com/

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Job Club Workshops

The Victoria Disability Resource Centre is holding a series of Job Club Workshops.  These workshops will discuss various topics related to seeking, getting, and keeping a job.  These workshops will have an emphasis on peer support, providing the opportunity to learn from and teach each other.  The Workshops will include sessions on resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, how and when to discuss your disability, what to do now that you have the job. These workshops will be held on September 18th, October 16th, November 20th, and December 11th.  Contact Jessica at 250-595-0044 or at jessica@drcvictoria.com for more information or to register! Or visit drcvictoria.com/positive-independent-living-workshops for more information on all of our workshops.

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101's Notice Board, seniors 101 promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

101's Notice Board, seniors 101 promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

Luxton Fall Fair September 18 – 20 http://www.luxtonfair.ca/

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Powell River Fall Fair September 19 – 20 http://www.agripr.com/

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Sunday September 27th.

 Nanaimo Kidney Walk, seniors 101, Vancouver Island, BC

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WordStorm will begin it’s Fall season on September 29th in a new location!

WordStorm – Nanaimo’s popular Spoken Word and Open Mike event takes place at The First Unitarian Hall, 595 Townsite Road, Nanaimo on the last Tuesday of the month.

Come on September 29th, just to listen and be entertained, or sign up for the Open Mike. Everyone is welcome! Featured performers for September 29th are: Lawrence Feuchtwanger and John Beaton
Doors open at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:00.
To reserve for WordStorm, email David at ascentaspirations@gmail.com

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October

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SAT & SUN, OCT 3/4, 2015, MAIN HALL, SAANICH FAIRGROUNDS – 1528 STELLYS CROSS RD, Victoria, BC

THE ULTIMATE BLING FLING FOR JEWELLERY MAKERS AND JEWELLERY LOVERS!

Exhibitors from across Canada
Beads, findings, gems, pearls, tools, kits and much more!
Hand-crafted Jewellery by Local Artisans
Hands-on Classes – Advance registration required
Free Demos & Make ‘n’ Takes
Fabulous Door Prizes!
1-day Pass $8 or 2-day Pass $10 *Kids under 16 free with adult supervision*
Buy Online http://www.vibjs.ca/ or Cash Only at the Door
Lots of free parking
More details on our website http://www.vibjs.ca/

 

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Please join the Highgate Team for 2015!

Sunday October 4th 2015.

Sixty-seven women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day in Canada! As many as 24,000 women and men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and as many as 2,500 of them could die. The good news is that thenationalfive-year survival rate for breast cancer is at an all-time high of 88% thanks to the efforts of organizations like the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and their visionto create a future without breast cancer. Fundraising works and so that is why I have decided to participate in the 2015 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure this coming October 4th and I am asking you to join me.
We are aiming high this year and we really need your energy and enthusiasm to help us reach our goal! The money raised by you and the rest of the team will help fund Canadian researchers exploring the diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and prevention of breast cancer.
This is an easy, fun, and collaborative way to put an end to an awful disease so please say you’ll join us on October 4th and share this experience – the more the merrier! Imagine how much impact we can have on the lives of people affected by breast cancer!
You can walk or you can run, but please first click the link below to register for the team Thanks, Linda Bishop Please contact me at info@highgatelodge.com  or www.highgatelodge.com  Click here to visit my personal page.
Click here to view the team page for Highgate Lodge

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OPENING October 2015

Roberts Landing

Roberts Landing

Roberts Landing, 772 Hockley Ave, Langford BC Age-Friendly Rental Apartments Universal Design, all 2 br/2 ba, all corner units, all over 1,000 sq ft, insuite laundry, insuite storage, heat pumps, 1 year free TV/internet, free hot water, pet friendly, great walking score, + more … for rental info 250-478-7252 http://www.robertslanding.com/

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November

7th Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Sunday November 1, 2015; 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Nanaimo Senior Services Network 7th Annual Health & Wellness Fair will be held at 500 Bowen Road, Bowen Park Complex, Nanaimo.
Contact: – 250-739-5768  or  Ellen.Suettler@viha.ca

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West Shore Fall Wellness Fair

Saturday November 7th 2015. 10am to 2pm.

You are invited to the West Shore Seniors’ Services Fall Wellness Fair at the Langford Legion Hall, 761 Station Road, Langford, BC.
Contact Nicole 250-391-9827 or Info4westshoreseniors@gmail.com or http://westshoreseniorsservices.com

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December

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