• Musical Mornings with the Koerner Quartet

    The audience was delighted on Tuesday morning by the Koerner Quartet. The concert was hosted by the Gordon Smith Foundation and sponsored by Homecare West. After sipping our tea and coffee and enjoying tropical fruit and pastries we proceeded into the gallery for a tour. The exhibit had a theme “optimistic and pessimistic”. Listening to the […]

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  • Remembrance Day 2015

    Within moments John McCrae had completed the “In Flanders Fields” poem. Allinson was deeply moved: “It seemed to me just an exact description of the scene.”

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  • Halloween 2015

    Happy Halloween 2015!

    Happy Halloween! Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. The word Halloween is a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening also known as Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve. Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain (pronounced “sah-win”). The festival of Samhain is a celebration of the end […]

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  • The Witches’ Spell

    Act IV, Scene 1 from Macbeth (1606) by William Shakespeare A dark Cave. In the middle, a Caldron boiling. Thunder. Enter the three Witches. 1 WITCH. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew’d. 2 WITCH. Thrice and once, the hedge-pig whin’d. 3 WITCH. Harpier cries:—’tis time! ’tis time! 1 WITCH. Round about the caldron go; In […]

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  • The Greatest Place on Earth!

    No, not Disney Land, my Wednesday chair exercise class. If you want to go where everybody knows your name, feel warm and welcome the moment you walk in the door and, you want to get your body moving in a good way then drop in to our class. You won’t feel embarrassed if you are […]

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