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2017

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Recurring monthly events

Family Caregivers of British Columbia   Click here

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 here

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

August

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
Private Senior Living and Long Term Care
920 Humboldt St.
Victoria, BC.
Call us now @ 250-383-1366.
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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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. Seniors Advocate seeking volunteers

BC’s Seniors Advocate is continuing to recruit volunteers for a survey of 27,000 seniors living in 300 residential care facilities across BC.

http://surveybcseniors.org

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Thursday August 25th.

The Victoria Fringe Festival.

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

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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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Sunday September 11, 2016.

5th Annual Ambriss Clermont Memorial Ride for Victoria Hospice

This fun, family friendly ride has multiple ride distances, allowing beginner to intermediate to participate- 25 km, 60 km and 100 km. The rides will start at 8am leaving from Russ Hay’s Victoria, 650 Hillside Ave.

Registration is just $25 ($50 for a family of 3 or more) with all funds going to Victoria Hospice. Your registration includes snacks before and after the ride, a support vehicle on the route, a new water bottle and a fun ride!

Participants are also encouraged to raise funds by collecting pledges. There will be prizes for people reaching fundraising goals of $250, $500 and $1000 as well as a prize for the ultimate fundraiser!

Sign up today at:  http://victoriahospice.kintera.org/AmbrissRide2016

The Ambriss Clermont Memorial Ride is named in memory of Ambriss Clermont, Russ Hay’s co-owner from 1974 to 2012. As a result of the outstanding care and support Ambriss and her family received at Victoria Hospice, Mike Clermont founded this event in memory of his wife and business partner to acknowledge the amazing work Victoria Hospice does for this community.

For more information on this event please contact:
Marty Clermont    martyclermont@gmail.com  250-384-4722

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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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Saturday September 17th 

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

Come visit us at VCA Spa, 1016 Fort St. Victoria!
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Saturday September 17th

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.Join us on for fun filled evening and 2.5KM walk while we raise much needed money for CNIB Vancouver Island. Come celebrate with family and friends and partake in fun activates in the park! Funds raised support vital CNIB services that help people who are blind or partially sighted to lead rich, independent lives. Funds raised on Vancouver Island, stay on Vancouver Island!

Taking part is easy: Register as a team or an individual and we’ll give you all the tools you need to make fundraising simple and FUN! If walking isn’t for you, join us as a volunteer or make a donation to a team or walker in your community.

Event Details:

  • City: Victoria
  • Location: Irving Park, James Bay (corner of Menzies and Michigan).
  • Event Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2016
  • Time: Registration and Food Station at 4:30
  • Contact: 1-844-810-5408, nightsteps.vanisland@cnib.ca

For more information, please email nightsteps.vanisland@cnib.ca

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Tuesday September 20th

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

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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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Saturday, September 24, 2016   9am – Noon

Victoria Hospice Shred-a-Thon

Hillside Shopping Center Parking Lot, Corner of North Dairy Rd and Shelbourne St., Victoria

 

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

Clear out your office of old paper, magazines, tax files, bank statements, old cheques, pay stubs, receipts, etc. and have them shredded by Access Records and Media Management. Confidential shredding by donation.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday September 27th,

WordStorm!    

Nanaimo’s popular Spoken Word and Open Mike event takes place at The Vault Cafe, 499 Wallace Street, Nanaimo on the last Tuesday of the month.

Come on September 27th, just to listen and be entertained, or sign up for the Open Mike. Everyone is welcome! Featured performers for September 27th are: Trevor Carolan and Fred Stenson. Live music at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:00.

To reserve for WordStorm, email David at ascentaspirations@gmail.com

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Tuesday September 27th,

WordStorm!    

Nanaimo’s popular Spoken Word and Open Mike event takes place at The Vault Cafe, 499 Wallace Street, Nanaimo on the last Tuesday of the month.

Come on September 27th, just to listen and be entertained, or sign up for the Open Mike. Everyone is welcome! Featured performers for September 27th are: Trevor Carolan and Fred Stenson. Live music at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:00.

To reserve for WordStorm, email David at ascentaspirations@gmail.com

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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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Tuesday October 4th

 

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

 

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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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Wednesday, November 2, 2016; 10:00am to 4:00pm

Annual Health & Wellness Fair

You are invited to the Nanaimo Seniors Services Network’s Annual Health & Wellness Fair to be held at the Nanaimo Ecumenical Centre (Trinity Catholic and United Churches), 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo (off Metral Drive)

For more information call 250-739-5767.

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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 November 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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2017

January

 

Seniors home care, care facilities,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.

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February

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March

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April

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