TEA WITH ANTHONY
The first Monday of the Month (Sept. Cancelled / Next Tea Oct. 1)
Register at 604.669.5051
Here's an opportunity to enjoy tea and conversation with West End Seniors' Network executive director Anthony Kupferschmidt. Discuss the issues impacting the organization and your life as a senior in the West End. Bring your questions, suggestions, and viewpoints -- they provide the tea and snacks.
A PARTY FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
Third Monday of Each Month (Oct. 15)
Barclay Manor (1447 Barclay)
2 to 3 p.m.
Reservations at 604-669-5051 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a member of the West End Seniors’ Network ... and if you're a senior and aren't a member, why not? During the month of your birthday, you and a guest are invited to celebrate your special day with others whose birthday fall in the same month.
Join the party for tea, birthday cake and live music.
MINDS IN MOTION
Tuesdays Sept. 11 - Oct. 23
West End Community Centre
$43.25 plus GST
A fitness and social program for people living with early-stage dementia or memory loss and thir friends, family members, or care partners. A light exercise session conducted by a certified fitness instructor is followed by activities and social time. For more information or to try out a free session prior to registering, call coordinator Sonia Furstrand at 604.675.5157. Register in person at the WECC or by phone at 604.257.8333
WESN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Friday, Sept. 28
Lunch & Registartion at 12:30 p.m.
AGM at 1 p.m.
West End Community Centre Auditorium
RSVP to email@example.com or 604-669-5051 by Thursday, September 20.
The West End Seniors' Network continues to work towards their vision of a Vancouver community that supports and empowers older adults to live involved, healthy and fulfilling lives and to enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational and supportive programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.
If you share those goals and would like to be more involved in achieving them, plan to attend the WESN's AGM as they recap the year, look toward next year and hear a special presentation by BC Seniors’ Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.
2018-2019 membership applications will be accepted after the meeting finishes. Don’t forget to bring your current membership card with you! RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 604-669-5051 by Thursday, September 20.
MOVIES AT THE MANOR
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays
Each week the WESN presents three movie screenings, ranging from old classics to contemporary productions. Admission by donation includes popcorn -- because what would a movie be without popcorn?
September's screenings include:
Monday Movies featuring "A Sort of Family" on Sept. 10 in which an Argentine doctor faces challenges when she travels to the countryside to pick up an infant she has been waiting to adopt; and "Queen Mimi" on Sept. 24, profiling Marie Haist, a once homeless Los Angeles woman who lives in a laundromat and has befriended celebrities.
Tuesday Cinema Classics presenting: Ziegfeld Follies (1945) on Sept. 4, with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Lucille Ball; "My Man Godfry" (1936) on Sept. 11 with William Powell and Carole Lombard; Double Wedding" (1937) on Sept. 18 with William Powell and Myrna Loy; and "Mr. Roberts" (1955) on Sept. 25 with Henry Fonda and James Cagney.
Friday Movies with "Julie & Julia" (2009) with Meryl Streep; "A Beautiful Mind" (2001) with Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, and Jennifer Connelly; and "Wild Oats" (2016) with Shirley MacLaine, Jessican Lange, and Demi Moore. There will be no movie Sept. 28 due to the WESN's AGM.
Mondays from Sept. 10 to Oct. 22
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
West End Community Centre
$21.60 for six sessions or $4.65 drop-in
Chair Yoga is a unique class that modifies yoga postures through the creatie use of a chair. This West End Community Centre class is open for all ages and stages of yoga and movement ability, and is especially suited to those 50 and better. Instructor Sandra Leigh.