• A Letter to My Mom

    Dear Mom, Can’t think of too much new to tell you since we talk every day. This year for Mother’s Day we will all be together at Auntie’s. It was supposed to be a luncheon with all of us bringing a dish; I was bringing spinach salad (your secret recipe from the 1977, Vancouver Sun […]

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  • Musical Mornings Presents Marina Hasselberg

    Please join us for the final concert of the season on April 19th, as we proudly sponsor a Musical Morning concert with The Orchid Ensemble.

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  • Irena Sendler: Amazing Lady Plumber

    During WWII, Irena got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive. Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried. She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck, for larger kids. Irena kept a dog in the […]

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  • Free Digital Storytelling Workshops for Adults 55+

    So, do tell … What’s Your Story?   You’re invited to create a short autobiographical film describing an experience, memory, or event that had a significant impact on your life. No computer experience necessary!   Time: 10 AM – 12 PM Dates: Wednesdays, January 20 – March 16 Location: Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre (www.silverharbourcentre.com) […]

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  • FSNS Grief Support Group

    Find compassion and healing in a safe and supportive environment with others who have also experienced loss. Sessions may include guided meditation, gentle touch, and therapeutic touch for relaxation and stress relief. Join us on Tuesday mornings.

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  • 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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