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June

Welcome to Sunrise of Victoria   

RV parks B &B, Churches, Brew pubs, craft breweries, vineyards, distilleries, Pets BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.Experience Life at Sunrise! Join us for our annual Tour of Homes open house and garden party. June 18,             2 – 4pm. Live music by Victoria’s renowned Dixieland Express!

 

Private Senior Living and Long Term Care

Call us now to RSVP: 250-383-1366 ● 920 Humboldt St.
http://www.sunrisevictoria.com/

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June events in the Cowichan Valley.
www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events

 

 

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Thursday June 23 rd to Sunday 26th 2016, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4:30pm).

VIU’s Milner Gardens 6th Annual Fairy House Surprise

Do you believe in fairies? Did you know fairies wear Foxglove flowers as hats, gloves, and petticoats? Meander the sun dappled shadows of Milner Gardens on your self-guided search for areas Fairy Houses may have magically appeared, in honour of International Fairy Day and Veronica Milner’s belief in fairies.

Admission adults $11, youth $6.50, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members, and current VIU students with card enter free.

Fairy Tea Time: 1pm – 4pm June 23rd – 26th

Served in the Queen’s Room & Milner House patio
Tea & Fairy Cupcake $8.50 + GST per person.

Sorry, no Full Afternoon High Tea and reservations when the fairies are in the garden.

Shuttle cart service prioritized for those with mobility challenges. Certified guide dogs only allowed.

For more info www.milnergardens org or 250-752-6153

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Friday June 24th.

Sleep.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Sleep.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Thursday June 30th.

Elderly Friendly Community Network Monthly Meeting.

You are invited to attend our meetings which are held on the last  Thursday of each month at Ross Place, 2368 Ross Place, Victoria, BC. The Elder Friendly Community Network (EFCN) is an informal association of providers of services for the Elder Community. We facilitate networking and communication on seniors’ issues, programmes, research, and opportunities from various perspectives. We represent service providers in the public and private sector. In turn, those organizations provide services to seniors. We value the contributions that seniors make in our community.

For more information please contact: – lindaryder@shaw.ca  www.efcn.ca

 

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July

 

Welcome to Sunrise of Victoria   

RV parks B &B, Churches, Brew pubs, craft breweries, vineyards, distilleries, Pets BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.Experience Life at Sunrise!  Call for your personal tour and complimentary meal for 6 in our private dining room. Ask us about our summer incentives – special pricing on select suites!

 

 Private Senior Living and Long Term Care

Call us now @ 250-383-1366.  ● 920 Humboldt St.
http://www.sunrisevictoria.com/

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Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 


July events in the Cowichan Valley.
www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/7

 

 

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Friday July 1st

Ethnoclimatolgy – Part 1.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Ethnoclimatolgy – Part 1.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Saturday July 2nd. 10 am – 3 pm.

Artisan Event.

You are invited to a display of our local artist at the PineRidge RV Park and Farm Market.

www.pineridgefarm.ca

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Friday July 8th.

Social Connectedness.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Social Connectedness

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-Wellesley

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Friday July 8th – Sunday July 10th.

Vancouver Island MUSICFEST

Comox, B.C.

www.islandmusicfest.com

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Saturday July 9th.

Victoria Water Garden Tour

You are invited to the tenth annual Victoria Water Garden Tour which is a self-guided tour of gardens and outdoor spaces in which water features such as fountains, waterfalls, ponds, streams and lakes have a defining role. A well-balanced water garden provides a pesticide-free environment for birds and other wildlife, while providing a soothing and relaxing atmosphere for all to enjoy.

TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 1 – $25 per person

www.watergardentour.ca

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Monday July 11th – Thursday July 21st.

 

Crafts, Hobbies, Recipes, Pets, Shop on-line. Women's Fashions, Woman to Woman blog. Island Woman magazine, designed by and for the women of Vancouver Island, BC.

Click on the poster to get the full details.

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Wednesday July 13th 2:00pm – 4:00pm

“Let’s Talk About Driving”

You are invited to attend a discussion on this important topic to be held at Home Instead Seniors Care, #222-1595 McKenzie Avenue, Victoria.
To RSVP or to book a complimentary care consultation, call 250-382-6565 or visit www.HomeInstead.com/victoriabc.

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Friday July 15th

Ethnoclimatolgy – Part 2.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Ethnoclimatolgy – Part 2.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Saturday, July 16, 2016 1-3 pm

Nanaimo Spoken Word Performances:

Three spoken word performers will present their work at The Vault Cafe, 499 Wallace Street on July 16th from 1-3 pm:

Ian Ferrier is one of the core writer/performers in the North American performance literature scene. His work is known across Canada, in New York and in Europe.

Alessandra Naccarato is a writer, performer and teacher based on Salt Spring Island, BC. Winner of multiple awards, she has toured nationally and internationally as a spoken word artist.

David Fraser is a poet, spoken-word performer, publisher and editor. He lives in Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island. His work has appeared in many anthologies. He has published six collections of poetry.

Contact David Fraser: ascentaspirations@shaw.ca  or  WordStorm: www.wordstorm.ca

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Thursday July 21st, noon – 1:30pm

“Aging Parent Care Lunch & Learn”.

 You are invited to attend a discussion on this important topic to be held at Home Instead Seniors Care, #222-1595 McKenzie Avenue, Victoria.
To RSVP or to book a complimentary care consultation, call 250-382-6565 or visit www.HomeInstead.com/victoriabc.

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Friday July 22nd – Sunday July 24th.

32nd Annual Islands FOLK Fest.

Duncan, BC.

www.islandsfolkfestival.ca

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Friday July 22nd.

Staying Fit At Home.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Staying Fit At Home.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Thursday July 28th – Sunday July 31st.

SUNFEST.

Cowichan Valley, BC.

http://sunfestconcerts.com

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Friday July 29th

Astronomy in The Ancient World Views – Part 1.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Astronomy in The Ancient World Views – Part 1.

For more information call 250-383-9099 www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday July 29th – Monday August 1st.

Filberg Festival.

Comox, BC.

http://filbergfestival.com

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August

Welcome to Sunrise of Victoria   

RV parks B &B, Churches, Brew pubs, craft breweries, vineyards, distilleries, Pets BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.Welcome to Sunrise of Victoria – Celebrating 15 Years in Victoria Experience Life at Sunrise!  Join us to celebrate our 15th anniversary party with live music, personal tours, and refreshments by our culinary team.

 

 Private Senior Living and Long Term Care

Call us now @ 250-383-1366.  ● 920 Humboldt St.
http://www.sunrisevictoria.com/

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Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 


August events in the Cowichan Valley.
www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/8

 

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Friday August 5th.  

Astronomy in The Ancient World Views – Part 2.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Astronomy in The Ancient World Views – Part 2.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday August 12th

Technology & Aging.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Memory and Aging.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Sunday August 14th. 1 pm – 4 pm.

The Seventh Annual Hazelwood Writers’ Festival

The festival is being held at Hazelwood Herb Farm, 13576 Adshead Road, Ladysmith, BC

Featured Performers and Readers:

Naomi Beth Walken is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Nanaimo. She has published over 50 books.

Kim Clark is a Nanaimo author, poet and playwright whose work has been published by Caitlin Press, Leaf Press, Lipstick Press and others.

Darryl Knowles is a poet, artist and songwriter who loves to paint in oils and the written word.

is an intuitive player of the Native American Flute and a musical explorer on a journey into the world of sound.

$10 admission

Contact: –  info@hazelwoodherbfarm.com

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August 19th

Cingulus Australis.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Cingulus Australis – Part  1.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday August 19th – Saturday August 20th.

Utalith Festival 2016.

Tofino, BC.

https://otalithfestival.com

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Friday August 26th.

Dealing with Stress.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Dealing with Stress.

For more information call 250-383-9099 www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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September

Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 


September events in the Cowichan Valley.

www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/9

 

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Friday September 2nd

Medication Awareness.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Medication Awareness.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday September 9th.

Mental Health

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Mental Health.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday September 16th

Navigating the Health Care System.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Navigating the Health Care System.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday September 23rd.

Cingulis Australis – Part 2.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Cingulais Australis..

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Thursday September 29th

Elderly Friendly Community Network Monthly Meeting.

You are invited to attend our meetings which are held on the last  Thursday of each month at Ross Place, 2368 Ross Place, Victoria, BC. The Elder Friendly Community Network (EFCN) is an informal association of providers of services for the Elder Community. We facilitate networking and communication on seniors’ issues, programmes, research, and opportunities from various perspectives. We represent service providers in the public and private sector. In turn, those organizations provide services to seniors. We value the contributions that seniors make in our community.

For more information please contact: – lindaryder@shaw.ca       http://www.efcn.ca/

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Friday September 30th.

Antarctic Exploration – Part 1.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Antarctic Exploration p Part 1..

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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October

Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 

 

October events in the Cowichan Valley.
www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/10

 

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Sunday October 2nd.

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair,
Pearkes Arena, 3100 Tillicum Road, Victoria, BC.
http://www.ultimatetoyfair.com/

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Friday October 7th

Antarctic Exploration – Part 2

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Antarctic Exploration – Part 2..

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday October 14th

Skin Conditions

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Skin Conditions.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday October 21st

Antarctica, A world apart.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Antarctica, A world apart.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Thursday October 27th.

Elderly Friendly Community Network Monthly Meeting.

You are invited to attend our meetings which are held on the last  Thursday of each month at Ross Place, 2368 Ross Place, Victoria, BC. The Elder Friendly Community Network (EFCN) is an informal association of providers of services for the Elder Community. We facilitate networking and communication on seniors’ issues, programmes, research, and opportunities from various perspectives. We represent service providers in the public and private sector. In turn, those organizations provide services to seniors. We value the contributions that seniors make in our community.

For more information please contact: – lindaryder@shaw.ca    http://www.efcn.ca/

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Friday October 28th

Advanced Directives.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Advanced Directives.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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November

Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 


November events in the Cowichan Valley.

www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/11

 

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November 4th.

Fraud & Scams

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Fraud & Scams.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday November 4th, Saturday November 5th  and Sunday November  6th

26th annual Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair,
Beban Park Social Center,
Nanaimo. Contact jaynecraftfair@gmail.com 250-752-2010.

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Saturday, November 7th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Westshore Seniors Services 3rd Annual Fair Wellness Fair

Join us at the Royal Canadian Legion – 761 Station Avenue, Langford BC (Beside Alexander Mackie Lodge)

Come out and enjoy meeting the businesses and non-profit organizations in the Westshore Communities that are dedicated to serving and providing resources to you. We’re proud to be here for you to answer any questions

  • Vendors
  • Onsite Flu Shots
  • Free Grab Bags
  • Door Prizes
  • Refreshments
  • Meet New Friends & Have Fun!

Contact Nicole 250-391-9827   https://westshoreseniorsservices.com

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Saturday November 7th – Sunday November 8th.

Strawberry Vale Christmas Craft Fair,
11 High Street, Victoria, BC.

Contact 250-479-2276. http://www.sewcute.ca/strawberry-vale-christmas-craft-fair

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Friday October 11th

Antarctica, A World Apart.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Antarctica, A World Apart.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Friday November 11 – Saturday 12th  and Sunday November 13th.

39th Annual Creative Craft Fair,
Pearkes Rec Centre, 3100 Tillicum Road,
Victoria, BC.
Contact 250-658-0971 http://www.creativecraftfairs.com/

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Thursday Nov 17th, Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th,

Kris Kringle Christmas Fair, 
Beban Park Centre , 2300 Bowen Road,
Nanaimo, BC.
Contact   http://www.kriskringle.ca/

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Friday November 18th

Wills & Estate Planning.

You are invited to The Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria, BC at 3 pm as a part of their weekly speakers. The subject this week is Wills & Estate Planning.

For more information call 250-383-9099
www.retirementconcepts.com/locations/the-wellesley

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Thursday November 24th

Elderly Friendly Community Network Monthly Meeting.

You are invited to attend our meetings which are held on the last  Thursday of each month at Ross Place, 2368 Ross Place, Victoria, BC. The Elder Friendly Community Network (EFCN) is an informal association of providers of services for the Elder Community. We facilitate networking and communication on seniors’ issues, programmes, research, and opportunities from various perspectives. We represent service providers in the public and private sector. In turn, those organizations provide services to seniors. We value the contributions that seniors make in our community.

For more information please contact: – lindaryder@shaw.ca     http://www.efcn.ca/

 

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December

Island voices, BC. Seniors 101, Island Voices promoting the products and services available for seniors on Vancouver Island.

 

December events in the Cowichan Valley.
www.tourismcowichan.com/festivals-events/2016/12

 

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