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.

 

JANUARY

 

 

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 Jan 9
249408 $10
| 1 sess
Instructor: Carola Von Hahn

 

**NEW**VSB – Family Relationships  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 Elisabeth Chan @ 778.227.5452 or email to echan@vsb.bc.ca
• Introducing our children
• Gender (Public Health Education: SOGI) and development
• Understanding temperament and personality
• Ten steps to help children develop a positive self-image
Fr 9:00 am-11:00 am Jan 10
249477 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health and Wellness Institute Society

 

How to Make Christmas Cards in Watercolour 19+ yrs

We all know that buying or selling real estate in Vancouver is a high-stakes enterprise, and 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 interests 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! Free but please pre-register.

We 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Jan 15
249553 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Maureen Stout

 

**NEW**Diabetes Education Workshop 19+ yrs

Join Save on Foods Pharmacy Team as they will be educating on Diabetes risk factors, prevention and medication management options. Educational presentation in the morning and Diabetes/Prediabetes screening and clinic in the afternoon. Bring your questions!
Fr 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Jan 17

249444 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Save On Foods Pharmacy

 

**NEW**Diabetes/Prediabetes Screening 19+ yrs

Diabetes/Prediabetes screening and clinic.
Fr 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Jan 17
249365 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Save On Foods Pharmacy

 

Sports First Aid Course  16+ yrs

Participants are introduced to sports injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include roles and responsibilities, emergency planning and prevention of injuries, recognition and control of life-threatening situations and common sports injuries. *A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
Sa 9:00 am-5:00 pm Jan 18
248470 $126
 |1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council of BC

 

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 Jan 18
249862 $25
|1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

**NEW**Falls Prevention 55+ yrs

We review the alarming impact falls have on the well-being of seniors and identify hazards that contribute to the likelihood of falls. We recommend safeguards and demonstrate exercises to improve balance and strength.
Th 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Jan 23
249378 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health And Wellness Institute Society

 

**NEW**Financial Literacy Budgeting Money for Youth 13-18 yrs

Are you interested in having your children learn about the value of money at a young age? Budgeting is one of the foundations for financial success. This seminar will teach children the value of money, how to budget and track their budget plan to have a strong start in financial management.
Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM Jan 23
256799 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: RBC

 

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 Jan 25
249865 $30 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

FEBRUARY

 

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 Feb 1
2454274 $10
| 1 sess
Instructor: Carola Von Hahn

 

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 Feb 05
247798 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: Youth Leaders

 

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 Feb 08
249863 $25 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

**NEW**Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Workshop 55+ yrs

COPD is an umbrella term that includes two different types of lung diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The workshop examines the potential causes and treatment options, including helpful breathing techniques.
Th 11:00 am-12:00 pm Feb 13
249403 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health and Wellness Institute Society

 

**NEW**VSB • Peer Relationships 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 Elisabeth Chan @ 778.227.5452 or email to echan@vsb.bc.ca
• Supporting Healthy Relationships
• Bullying Myths and Facts
• How to Prevent Aggression in Children
Fr 9:30 am-11:00 am Feb 14
249478 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: VSB

 

Creams, Lotions & Herb Potions 19+ yrs

Making your own moisturizing creams and lotions is simple, fun and affordable! The beauty of making your own products is knowing exactly what ingredients are being used and combining in recipes that address your skin type and/or skin problem. In this fun and informative class, make and take home a vitamin-packed cream, an aloe vera moisturizer, rejuvenating herbal infused facial oil and herbal shampoo. Bonus: Bronzing Mica’s can be added to your lotion for a sun-kissed look! Plus recipes on masks and gentle facial scrubs. All supplies included in course fee.
Tu 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Feb 18
249380 $50 |1 sess
Instructor: Cheryl Theilade

 

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 Feb 22
249866 $30 | 1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

**NEW**Dealing with Stress 55+ yrs

None of us can lead totally stress-free lives, however, excessive stress harms the quality of life of many seniors. We help to identify and handle sources of stress.
Th 11:00 am-12:00 pm Feb 27
249415 Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: COSCO Seniors Health and Wellness Institute Society

 

NEPP Earthquake Preparedness Personal and Family 16+ yrs

Vancouver is at risk of earthquakes and as such, we all need to do our part to be prepared. This session covers what is required to develop your family emergency plan, how to conduct a ‘home hazard hunt’, and what to do when an earthquake strikes. Come to this FREE workshop to learn how to prepare!
Th 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Feb 27
250990Registration required | 1 sess FREE
Instructor: City Of Vancouver NEPP

 

**NEW**DIY Dish Scrubby (Tawashi) 19+ yrs

In this workshop, you will learn about a zero-waste approach by taking your old pieces of cloths and rags to make a new reusable dish scrubby. This new approach will replace your conventional sponge. Feel free to bring your own beverage, notebook, and pen for class. All supplies are included in workshop fee.
Sa 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Feb 29
249868 $30 |1 sess
Instructor: Sharon Lee

 

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

 

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
254307Registration 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
254275 $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

 

Annual KCCS AGM – Feb 19

Annual KCCS AGM – Feb 19

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) 77th AGM Join the members of your community on Wed | February 19, 7:30 pm •    Meet other community members •    Review 2018-19 KCCS Financial Statements •    President’s Annual Report •    Ask the Board any questions •    Elect in the 2020-21 KCCS directors •    Coffee/tea and snacks will be served All participants… Continue Reading

Special Events | All Ages Jan-Feb

Special Events | All Ages Jan-Feb

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Presidents Message – Winter 2020

Presidents Message – Winter 2020

Presidents Message – Winter 2020 As President of the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society, I welcome you to our new look. The Society is revising its website, its program brochure, revitalizing the design of its LOGO, and over the next year, will be implementing various new way-finding tools at the centre. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: There is… Continue Reading

JOIN THE KCCS BOARD 2020-21

JOIN THE KCCS BOARD 2020-21

ELECTION OF DIRECTORS 2020-21 Board of Directors Kerrisdale Community Centre Society   ELECTION OF DIRECTORS Each year at the February annual general meeting the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society holds an election to elect Directors of the Society for the coming year. Our Annual General Meeting will be on February 19, 2020.  As a member of… Continue Reading

Parent & Tot Gym Returns!

Parent & Tot Gym Returns!

Parent & Tot Gym Returns! This drop-in gym program encourages multi-age interaction and helps develop social skills through play. Make new friends and connections in the community while you and your child play together! Parent participation is mandatory for this class. Families can purchase a 10 visit punch card for $25 or drop-in $3. No… Continue Reading

Opera Zone – Feb 2

Opera Zone – Feb 2

Opera Zone Sundays Feb 2, Mar 1, Apr 5  from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM Enjoy an afternoon of listening to arias sung by Gerard Satamian and others, accompanied by a piano. A $10 annual registration fee is required to attend Opera Zone performances for the year. You will be asked at the door to show your… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP) Meetings

Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP) Meetings

  Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP) All Ages KEEP is a community-led volunteer initiative to increase Kerrisdale community capacity, and build collaborative readiness to address earthquakes and other urgent situations of vulnerability. Free workshops will be held on the third Tuesday of each month. To join or inquire about more information, please email: KEEP-KCCS@googlegroups.com… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Welcoming West Boulevard Pathway Project

Kerrisdale Welcoming West Boulevard Pathway Project

Kerrisdale Welcoming West Boulevard Pathway Project This project came out of a desire from the community to enhance the front entrance green areas and pathways of the building to make it more accessible and welcoming. This project was supported by the Vancouver Park Boards Neighbourhood Matching Fund, the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society, Park Board Operations… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP)

Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP)

  Kerrisdale Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (KEEP) All Ages KEEP is a community-led volunteer initiative to increase Kerrisdale community capacity, and build collaborative readiness to address earthquakes and other urgent situations of vulnerability. Free workshops will be held on the third Tuesday of each month. To join or inquire about more information, please email: KEEP-KCCS@googlegroups.com… Continue Reading