Workshop Calendar 2020

Workshop Calendar 2020

 

Workshop Calendar 2020

HEALTH & WELLNESS | EDUCATIONAL

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Call 604-257-8100 to confirm your space.

 

MARCH

 

Pole Walking Workshop 55+ yrs

Join us for this interactive workshop on pole walking. Learn the benefits of pole walking, What to look for when buying poles and where, how to properly use them. review appropriate pole stretching and finally relaxations techniques. Please dress weather appropriate as there will be a portion spent outside. How can pole walking make it easier for me to stay active when my joints hurt? How do I use the poles? What stretches can I do with the poles? How can breathing and relaxation exercises help manage my pain?
We 9:30 am-11:00 am Mar 04
249552 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Morag Crocker

 

Youth and Senior Technology Workshop 55+ yrs

Do you need help downloading an app on your phone? Have a question about your laptop or iPad? Our local youth experts will be at the Senior Centre to provide one-on-one support. Sign up to book your 30-minute session.
We 3:30 pm-4:30 pm Mar 05
247799 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Youth Leaders

 

KEEP (Kerrisdale Earthquake & Emergency Preparedness) Workshop – All Ages

Come watch VECTOR Ham Radio operators test out our new emergency Ham Radio they built for Kerrisdale! They will be happy to answer your Ham Radio questions and maybe even let you give this one a try!

Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Mar 07
Kerrisdale CC Seniors Centre | Drop-in – FREE

Kambucha Workshop 19+ yrs

In this class, we will start with tasty samples and conversations about Kombucha and everyone’s experiences with it. We will learn about the benefits, process, what supplies we will need, and techniques for flavouring and carbonating. This will be a hands-on workshop and participants will get to bring their Kombucha starter kit home with them. We will also brew a fresh batch of Kombucha together. All supplies are included in the workshop fee.
Sa 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Mar 07
249864 $25 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

**NEW**Skin Conditions Workshop 55+ yrs

Four major skin discussed: cancer, shingles, nails fungus and pressure sores. Pictures illustrate potential warning signs. The importance of early diagnosis is emphasized.
Th 11:00 am-12:00 pm Mar 12
254307 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health And Wellness Institute Society

 

Keep Fit With Your Walker (Modified Fitness) Workshop 55+ yrs

Did you know that your walker is an exercise tool? Learn how to use your walker to help maintain your strength and independence. The workshop will focus on some exercises to improve your balance and is specifically designed for older adults who use walking aids. Caregivers and Family members welcome to attend! Don’t forget to bring your walker!
Th 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Mar 12
254274
$10 | 1 sess
Instructor: Carola Von Hahn

 

Sushi Making Workshop 19+ yrs

In this workshop, you will learn about the endless possibilities of ingredients as well as traditional ingredients that go into a sushi roll, how to season your rice, and how to create different rolls. This is a hands-on class where you will learn techniques to be successful in recreating it at home. After we make our rolls, we will enjoy the rolls together family-style. Feel free to bring your own beverage, notebook, and pen for class. All supplies are included in workshop fee.
Sa 1:30 pm-2:30 pm Mar 14
249867  $30 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

**NEW**All Hair Care Products 19+ yrs

Whether your hair is oily, dry, colour treated or dealing with dandruff or hair loss, this fun and informative “All Hair Care” class is for you! Using an array of herbal botanicals, aromatherapy oils and moisturizing shampoo bars, make your own nourishing hair products. Make and take a black Jamaican castor oil scalp soother, dry shampoo, hibiscus n’ honey hair mask, and herbal shampoo. Recipes on deep conditioner, a detangler and hair rinses.
Mo 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Mar 23
249358 $50 |1 sess
Instructor: Cheryl Theilade

 

**NEW**Personal Planning Overview Workshop 55+ yrs

The wisdom of having a personal plan is emphasized. Representation Agreements, Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives are needed to express your wishes regarding personal care, certain financial matters and end of life care if you are no longer able to speak for yourself.
Th 11:00 am-12:00 pm Mar 26
254308 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health and Wellness Institute Society

 

 

APRIL

 

Youth and Senior Technology Workshop 55+ yrs

Do you need help downloading an App on your phone? Have a question about your laptop or iPad? Our local youth experts will be at the Senior Centre to provide one-on-one support. Sign up to book your 30-minute session.
We 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Apr 01
262100 FREE
Instructor: KCC Youth Leaders

 

VSB – Today’s World 19+ yrs

Settlement Workers In Schools (SWIS) Program in collaboration with Kerrisdale Community Centre jointly present a series of parenting workshops. For information please phone or text to VSB staff Elizabeth Chan at 778-227-5452 or email to echan@vsb.bc.ca to understand more about world influences on children today. Media & Technology Supporting Children in Trauma.
Fr 9:30 am-11:00 am Apr 17
266476 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: VSB

 

Buying and Selling Real Estate 19+ yrs

We all know that buying or selling real estate in Vancouver is a high-stakes enterprise. But it is also complex, so knowing what to watch out for are keys to making informed decisions. In this educational seminar, we’ll review market conditions, the best markets for buying and selling, the steps in buying and selling a condo or a house, financing, all aspects of downsizing, and what you should expect from your Realtor to ensure your interest are protected. Maureen Stout, Ph.D., is a Realtor with Sutton Group West Coast Realty, and a former university professor and author. Paul Richard, MBA, is a former CEO and business coach. Everyone is welcome! Pre-registration is a must.
Th 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Apr 23
266313 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Maureen Stout

 

Kambucha Workshop 19+ yrs

In this class, we will start with tasty samples and conversations about Kombucha and everyone’s experiences with it. We will learn about the benefits, process, what supplies we will need, and techniques for flavouring and carbonating. This will be a hands-on workshop and participants will get to bring their Kombucha starter kit home with them. We will also brew a fresh batch of Kombucha together. All supplies are included in the workshop fee.
Sa 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Apr 25
265107 $25 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

 

MAY

 

Youth and Senior Technology Workshop 55+ yrs

Do you need help downloading an App on your phone? Have a question about your laptop or iPad? Our local youth experts will be at the Senior Centre to provide one-on-one support. Sign up to book your 30-minute session.
We 4:00 pm-5:00 pm May 06
262101 FREE
Instructor: KCC Youth Leaders