One-Offs & Limited Engagements …
Note that all West End Seniors’ Network (WEN) events, unless otherwise indicated, are for current WESN members. Passes for non-members are available at Barclay Manor reception. Annual membership is $10, a one-week pass is $5, and a day pass is $2. For information on all their programs and events visit their online newsletter here.
HAWAIIAN LUAU DESSERT SOCIAL
Thursday, July 18
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Barclay Manor / Piano Room
Aloha! It’s time to enjoy summer as though we were in tropical Hawaii Put on your grass skirts (optional!) tacky shirts, or leis and come for an afternoon of dance and dlicious food. Enjoy a live performance by Spirit of the South Seas. Co-hosted by the West End Seniors’ Network and the West End Community Centre.
Once A Month, Every Month …
TEA WITH ANTHONY
Monday, July 1
Register at 604.669.5051
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
Monday, July 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.
SENIORS FIRST LAW CLINIC
Fourth Tuesday of Each Month (July 23)
Kay’s Place (Denman Mall)
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Free / By Appointment
Call 604-336-5653 to Register
Seniors First BC offers a monthly free elder law clinic in cooperation with the West End Seniors’ Network at Kay’s Place in Denman Place Mall. A lawyer from Seniors First BC will be there to answer questions on elder law issues such as: wills and estates (including will variation claims); drafting of representation agreements, powers of attorney, and advance directives; small claims court issues; complaints against professionals, service providers, and government agencies; elder abuse, including financial exploitation (unpaid family loans, misuse of power of attorney, joint accounts, etc.).
Seniors First BC lawyers are unable to advise with respect to real estate conveyancing, family law or criminal law matters. Please call Seniors First BC at 604-336-5653 to book an appointment.
WEST END SENIORS’ COMMUNITY PLANNING TABLE
Last Friday of each month (July 26)
10 a.m. to 12 noon
St. Andrew’s Wesley Church (1018 Nelson)
The monthly Seniors’ Community Planning Table is an opportunity for West End seniors, community organizations, and service providers to connect and share information and views on issues important to seniors in our community. Each month’s agenda includes updates on West End programs for seniors, a keynote speaker, and discussion on a topic of interest to West Enders.
For information on this or upcoming month’s topics and speakers, contact Sharon Isaak at email@example.com or 604.880.2743.
Once A Week, Every Week …
SENIORS’ LOUNGE … Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Gordon Neighbourhood House. An informal gathering where you can catch up with old friends, make new ones, and get to know the neighbours. There will be coffee, cookies, and conversations. Bring a joke and share a smile! Free.
AT THE MOVIES … Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30 p.m. at Barclay Manor (Piano Room) West End Seniors’ Network hosts two movie series (no Monday movie this month). Free admission, with popcorn included! Find this month’s screening details in their online newsletter here.
FOAM BALL TENNIS … Fridays through August 30 from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the West End Community Centre auditorium. This is a modified version of tennis played indoors, at a slower pace and with a foam ball. It’s fun and easy to learn for people of all fitness levels. Bring a friend and come play! There is no instructor and this is a drop-in program.