News & Events
It’s that time of year to start thinking about nominations! Below are two opportunities for you to get involved in the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society – and ultimately the community at large: • Seniors Council nominations are openIf you’d like to help shape the future of the seniors experience at the Kerrisdale Community Centre, please email your name, contact information and a couple of sentences about your background and interests to seniors recreation programmer Austin Su by 9 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of arias and songs by Gerard Satamian and other accomplished opera singers at the next Opera Zone. Catch this all-ages event on Sunday, November 5, 2-4 p.m. in the Seniors Centre Multipurpose Room. A $20 annual registration fee is required to attend Opera Zone performances to the year or pay $6 to drop in. Register by phone (604-257-8100) or at the Kerrisdale Community Centre front desk.
We’re halfway through fall, but we still have more programs starting and winter camps around the corner. Here’s what you can register for, and how: • Register in our second set of fall programs, from Sportball for Parent and Child and Watercolour Holiday Cards (7+) to Axe Capoeira for youth and adults and Morning Flow Yoga. • Register in a Winter Break Day Camp like Dance Extreme Sampler or Inventors & Inventions. • Register in
Did you know that October is Canadian Library Month? In honour of that, we felt a visit to the Vancouver Public Library’s Kerrisdale Branch was in order. Opened in 1943, the library moved into its current space on the lower level of the Kerrisdale Community Centre in the ’50s. Renovated in 2020, it now welcomes some 16,000 visitors a month. As librarian Tim McMillan (below, left) says, that’s in no small part due to the fact the branch shares a building with
Say hello to Lis Dixson, our new food services coordinator! A Red Seal-certified chef, Dixson earned her culinary chops in private catering, senior food delivery and, most recently, at BC Ferries before starting her latest role in August. She’s also worked stints as a coffee roaster, tile setter and faux finisher, and recently completed a psychology degree. “I think everyone is fantastic – the staff, the volunteers, the seniors – everyone has been really welcoming,” says Dixson about her first weeks overseeing the Seniors Lunch