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October, 2018

Tuesday
2
Activity Room
11:15 AM
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A mild level exercise class
Wednesday
10
Halpern Room
10:30 AM
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Laughter IS the Best Medicine
Wednesday
17
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
17
Porcelain Painting
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10:00-Noon, Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guiding beginners.
Wednesday
17
HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form For Beginners
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form for Beginners. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
17
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
17
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Wednesday
17
WR101 Write From The Heart
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Registered program Sept. 19-Nov. 7, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on WR101 Write from the Heart.
Wednesday
17
Services For Seniors
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Weekly series running Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00. This weeks topic/lecturer: Tracy Lundell, Investment Advisor
Wednesday
17
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30–3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
17
HW107 Stretch & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW107 Stretch & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
17
Brock House/Kerrisdale Handbells
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Practice in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. Mondays, 9:30-noon; Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
Wednesday
17
Croquet
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A casual version of the international game. Wednesdays at 10:30 on the west green, 10:00 for coffee. No registration, simply come and play. Convenor: Frank Jameson
Wednesday
17
Brock House Chamber Players
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Always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by on Wednesday afternoons with your instrument & we will be glad to see you. Setup at 1:00, music from 1:00-3:00
Wednesday
17
Brock House Orchestra
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Meets every Wednesday at Brock House, 10:00-12:00 in the Begg Room. Director/Conductor: Jeffrey Tseng; Director Emeritus: Ernie Fiedler; Outreach: Phillip Neame.
Wednesday
17
Discussion Series
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Meyer Room, 10:00-11:30. This week’s topic is "Is Italy justified in turning away ‘migrant‘ boats?"
Wednesday
17
HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
17
Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
17
Democratic Reform Study Group
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Weekly discussion Group
Wednesday
17
Halpern Room
10:30 AM
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The third in the "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Series
Thursday
18
LG104 Mandarin By Ms. Gong
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Registered program Sept. 20-Nov. 22, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to September 20 and click on LG104 Mandarin by Ms. Gong.
Thursday
18
IS112 What Is Nationalism
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Registered program Sept. 27-Nov. 8. To check availability, go to Sept. 27 and click on IS112 What is Nationalism? (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
18
HW115 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW115 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
18
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Thursday
18
Scrabble
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Conservatory 1:00-3:00. Drop In. Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to play have organized this weekly gathering. There are several Scrabble sets in the office games cupboard - including one in French.
Thursday
18
Moh Jong Thursday Group
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Play mah jong on Thursdays! In the Sun Room from 12:00-3:30. No registration necessary. Convenor: Callie Wong
Thursday
18
Doodle Art & Beyond
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Registered program Sept. 13-Oct. 18. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on Doodle Art & Beyond. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Thursday
18
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Brock House ladies welcome. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Thursday
18
Brock House Jazz Band
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Weekly practices at Brock House - feel free to come down and listen. Thursdays, 1:00-3:00
Thursday
18
Duplicate Bridge
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12:15-3:30,Begg, Art & Games Rooms,$1/Session
Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be seventeen (17). It is necessary to come with a partner. Convenors:
Margaretta Shirkoff, Sue Girling
Thursday
18
HW112 Tai Chi 24 & 48 Form Review
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW112 Tai Chi 24 & 48 Form Review (will become visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
18
HW105 Osteofit
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 11:15-12:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW105 Osteofit. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
18
Esther Birney Literary Arts Series
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To see the complete listing, please go to Sept. 13 and choose Esther Birney Literary Arts Series. Today‘s topic/speaker: Mystery Stories inspired by a mother and grandfather, who were war-time spies, Iona Wishaw
Thursday
18
Conservatory
1:45 PM
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The finest up and coming opera singers perform for Brock House Society members
Friday
19
Social Bridge
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12:30–3:30 Art or Begg Room. "Unserious” bridge - singles welcome. On-going unless otherwise advised. Convenor: Mary Bliss
Friday
19
Mad Men Lectures
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Registered program Sept. 21-Sept. 28, 2:00-3:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 21 and click on Mad Men Lectures.
Friday
19
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 9:45-12:45. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Friday
19
Writers' Circle
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Meyer Room, 10:00-12:00. An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others‘ work-in-progress. Convenor: Pat Ajello
Friday
19
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Friday
19
IS108 How To Listen To Music
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Registered program Sept. 14-Oct. 19. To check availability, go to Sept. 14 and click on IS108 How to Listen to Music (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Friday
19
Brock House Big Band
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Rehearsals: Aberthau (WPG Community Centre) Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30; Kerrisdale Srs. Ctr. Fridays, 9:30-11:45.
Friday
19
Artists' Group
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9:00-12:30 Art Room. All welcome to visit and participate in any medium. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Convenor: Gillian Olson
Friday
19
Friday Movies
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Today‘s movie: Lady Bird
Cost is one toonie ($2.00), open to the public.
Friday
19
HW119 Zumba
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Registered program Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 14 and click on HW119 Zumba (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Friday
19
HW116 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 9:00-10:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 14 and click on HW116 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Saturday
20
Brock House Hikers
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Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the co-ordinators or the hike leader prior to your first hike. Today‘s hike: Coquitlam River Leader: Tomina, 736-1874
Monday
22
Playreading
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Meyer Room, 1:00-3:00. Convenor: Penny Pearson. Come to read and enjoy plays in a firendly and supportive atmosphere. English reading and speaking skills are required. No acting experience is necessary.
Monday
22
Sing-A-Long Group
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Brighten your day by joining this lively group of gleeful senior songsters on Monday afternoons from 1:30-3:00
Monday
22
LG103 Advanced French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 1:30-3:00. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG103 Advanced French.
Monday
22
Lunch With TED - Ideas Worth Spreading
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Series runs Sept. 10-Nov. 5, 12:00-1:00. Today‘s topic: If You Love Art History
Monday
22
Supervised Bridge Play
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 2:05-3:35. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on Supervised Bridge Play. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
22
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Monday
22
Yarns & Needlecraft
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9:30-11:30. Members of this group knit, sew and crochet hand-crafted projects to sell at the Brock House Society fairs. New members of all experience levels-including novices-are welcome.
Monday
22
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30–3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Monday
22
Travel Series
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10:30-noon. This week‘s topic/photographer: Gringolandia: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Jerry Scheffer
Monday
22
Brock House/Kerrisdale Handbells
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Practice in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. Mondays, 9:30-noon; Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
Monday
22
Computer Drop-In
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Computer Room 1:00-3:00 These sessions are available for members who require assistance using computers or with certain programs. You must know how to use computers. You may use computers on your own.
Convenors: John Dent/David Harding/Brian Luchak
Monday
22
Absolute Beginners Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov.26, 12:00-2:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on Absolute Beginners Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
22
AR101 Magical Mixing Of Watercolours
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
22
HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 26, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Monday
22
LG101 Beginners Conversational French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 9:30-11:00. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG101 Beginner’s Conversational French.
Monday
22
LG102 Intermediate French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 11:15-12:45. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG102 Intermediate French.
Monday
22
HW106 Stretch & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Monday
22
HW111 Tai Chi 24 Form, Mirror Image & 48 Form Part 2
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW111 Tai Chi 24 Form, Mirror Image & 48 Form Part 2 (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
22
Halpern Room
1:00 PM
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Modern art across the Atlantic
Tuesday
23
HW118 Zumba
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 9:15-10:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW118 Zumba (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
IS102 Drink Up! Wine Fundamentals
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Registered program Sept. 18-Oct. 23. To check availability, go to Sept. 18 and click on IS102 Drink Up! Wine Fundamentals (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
HW113 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 8:30-10:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW113 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
HW114 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 10:15-11:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW114 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
IS107 Genealogy-Start/Jump Start Your Search
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Registered program Sept. 25-Oct. 30. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on IS107 Genealogy (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Group meets from 1:15-3:00. Please contact the convenor through the office before attending for the first time.
Tuesday
23
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Tuesday
23
Lecture Series
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Series runs Sept. 11 to Dec. 4, 10:30-11:30. For complete information, go to Sept. 11 and click on Lecture Series. Today‘s Lecture: Making the Case: Defending the BC Coast, Olivia French
Tuesday
23
Meet Your Directors
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Every Tuesday for 6 weeks - meet the members of the Society‘s Board and find out what each one is responsible for.
Tuesday
23
HW110 Tai Chi 24 Form Review
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW110 Tai Chi 24 Form Review (will become visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
Brock House Big Band
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Rehearsals: Aberthau (WPG Community Centre) Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30; Kerrisdale Srs. Ctr. Fridays, 9:30-11:45.
Tuesday
23
Brock House Choir
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Practice at the Seniors‘ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:15
Tuesday
23
BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov.6, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Tuesday
23
BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov.6, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Tuesday
23
Brock House Players
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Explore the technique & practice of acting & performance.
Tuesday
23
HW101 Meet in the Music
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Registered program Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 9:00-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 18 and click on HW101 Meet in the Music. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
HW108 Chair Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
23
Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
23
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Brock House ladies welcome. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
23
Conservatory
1:30 PM
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Explore natural fibres, from alpaca to quivet, from cotton to silk
Wednesday
24
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
24
Porcelain Painting
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10:00-Noon, Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guiding beginners.
Wednesday
24
HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form For Beginners
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form for Beginners. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
24
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
24
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Wednesday
24
WR101 Write From The Heart
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Registered program Sept. 19-Nov. 7, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on WR101 Write from the Heart.
Wednesday
24
Services For Seniors
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Weekly series running Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00. This weeks topic/lecturer: Honouring Life‘s Milestones, Lisa Hartley
Wednesday
24
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30–3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
24
HW107 Stretch & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW107 Stretch & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
24
Brock House/Kerrisdale Handbells
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Practice in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. Mondays, 9:30-noon; Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
Wednesday
24
Croquet
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A casual version of the international game. Wednesdays at 10:30 on the west green, 10:00 for coffee. No registration, simply come and play. Convenor: Frank Jameson
Wednesday
24
Brock House Chamber Players
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Always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by on Wednesday afternoons with your instrument & we will be glad to see you. Setup at 1:00, music from 1:00-3:00
Wednesday
24
Brock House Orchestra
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Meets every Wednesday at Brock House, 10:00-12:00 in the Begg Room. Director/Conductor: Jeffrey Tseng; Director Emeritus: Ernie Fiedler; Outreach: Phillip Neame.
Wednesday
24
Discussion Series
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Meyer Room, 10:00-11:30. This week’s topic is "Can Canada implement a National Pharmacare Plan soon? If not, why not?"
Wednesday
24
HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
24
Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
24
Democratic Reform Study Group
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Weekly discussion Group
Wednesday
24
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First of three events in this series
Thursday
25
LG104 Mandarin By Ms. Gong
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Registered program Sept. 20-Nov. 22, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to September 20 and click on LG104 Mandarin by Ms. Gong.
Thursday
25
IS112 What Is Nationalism
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Registered program Sept. 27-Nov. 8. To check availability, go to Sept. 27 and click on IS112 What is Nationalism? (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
25
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Thursday
25
Scrabble
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Conservatory 1:00-3:00. Drop In. Scrabble is a lot of fun and members who love to play have organized this weekly gathering. There are several Scrabble sets in the office games cupboard - including one in French.
Thursday
25
Moh Jong Thursday Group
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Play mah jong on Thursdays! In the Sun Room from 12:00-3:30. No registration necessary. Convenor: Callie Wong
Thursday
25
Duplicate Bridge
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12:15-3:30,Begg, Art & Games Rooms,$1/Session
Sign-up available from 10:45. No seating after 12:00. Maximum number of tables will be seventeen (17). It is necessary to come with a partner. Convenors:
Margaretta Shirkoff, Sue Girling
Thursday
25
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Brock House ladies welcome. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Thursday
25
Brock House Jazz Band
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Weekly practices at Brock House - feel free to come down and listen. Thursdays, 1:00-3:00
Thursday
25
HW115 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW115 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
25
HW112 Tai Chi 24 & 48 Form Review
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW112 Tai Chi 24 & 48 Form Review (will become visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
25
HW105 Osteofit
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Registered program Sept. 13-Nov. 29, 11:15-12:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 13 and click on HW105 Osteofit. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Thursday
25
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
7:30 PM
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Special pricing on tickets to this beautiful opera
Friday
26
Social Bridge
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12:30–3:30 Art or Begg Room. "Unserious” bridge - singles welcome. On-going unless otherwise advised. Convenor: Mary Bliss
Friday
26
Mad Men Lectures
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Registered program Sept. 21-Sept. 28, 2:00-3:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 21 and click on Mad Men Lectures.
Friday
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Table Tennis
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Activity Room 9:45-12:45. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Friday
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Writers' Circle
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Meyer Room, 10:00-12:00. An opportunity for writers to meet, discuss and critique each others‘ work-in-progress. Convenor: Pat Ajello
Friday
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Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Friday
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HW119 Zumba
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Registered program Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 9:30-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 14 and click on HW119 Zumba (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Friday
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Artists' Group
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9:00-12:30 Art Room. All welcome to visit and participate in any medium. No teacher, but advice, encouragement and friendship for beginners and the experienced. Convenor: Gillian Olson
Friday
26
Brock House Big Band
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Rehearsals: Aberthau (WPG Community Centre) Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30; Kerrisdale Srs. Ctr. Fridays, 9:30-11:45.
Friday
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HW116 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 9:00-10:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 14 and click on HW116 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Friday
26
Friday Movies
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Today‘s movie: All the Money in the World
Cost is one toonie ($2.00), open to the public.
Saturday
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Brock House Hikers
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Any member of Brock House Society who is used to hiking is welcome to join our group. Please phone the co-ordinators or the hike leader prior to your first hike. Today‘s hike: Twin Canyons Leader: Jane, 264-1250
Monday
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Playreading
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Meyer Room, 1:00-3:00. Convenor: Penny Pearson. Come to read and enjoy plays in a firendly and supportive atmosphere. English reading and speaking skills are required. No acting experience is necessary.
Monday
29
Sing-A-Long Group
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Brighten your day by joining this lively group of gleeful senior songsters on Monday afternoons from 1:30-3:00
Monday
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LG103 Advanced French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 1:30-3:00. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG103 Advanced French.
Monday
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Lunch With TED - Ideas Worth Spreading
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Series runs Sept. 10-Nov. 5, 12:00-1:00. Today‘s topic: Truth & Lies
Monday
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Supervised Bridge Play
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 2:05-3:35. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on Supervised Bridge Play. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
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Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Monday
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Yarns & Needlecraft
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9:30-11:30. Members of this group knit, sew and crochet hand-crafted projects to sell at the Brock House Society fairs. New members of all experience levels-including novices-are welcome.
Monday
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Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30–3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Monday
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Travel Series
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10:30-noon. This week‘s topic/photographer: Halloween: On Dracula‘s Trail in Romania, Alice Vasile & Jo Pleshakov
Monday
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LG102 Intermediate French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 11:15-12:45. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG102 Intermediate French.
Monday
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Brock House/Kerrisdale Handbells
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Practice in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. Mondays, 9:30-noon; Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
Monday
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Computer Drop-In
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Computer Room 1:00-3:00 These sessions are available for members who require assistance using computers or with certain programs. You must know how to use computers. You may use computers on your own.
Convenors: John Dent/David Harding/Brian Luchak
Monday
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Absolute Beginners Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov.26, 12:00-2:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on Absolute Beginners Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
29
AR101 Magical Mixing Of Watercolours
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 9:30-11:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 17 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on AR101 Magical Mixing of Watercolours. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
29
HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 26, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW102 Balance, Posture & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Monday
29
IS101 Art History
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Registered program Oct. 22-Nov. 26. To check availability, go to Oct. 22 and click on IS101 Art History (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Monday
29
LG101 Beginners Conversational French
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Registered program Sept. 17-Nov. 26, 9:30-11:00. To check availability, go to September 17 and click on LG101 Beginner’s Conversational French.
Monday
29
HW106 Stretch & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW106 Stretch & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Monday
29
HW111 Tai Chi 24 Form, Mirror Image & 48 Form Part 2
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Registered program Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 10 and click on HW111 Tai Chi 24 Form, Mirror Image & 48 Form Part 2 (visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Monday
29
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Tour this amazing exhibit to see more than 300 original artifacts
Tuesday
30
HW114 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 10:15-11:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW114 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
HW118 Zumba
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 9:15-10:15. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW118 Zumba (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
HW110 Tai Chi 24 Form Review
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW110 Tai Chi 24 Form Review (will become visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
HW113 Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 8:30-10:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW113 Yoga (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
IS107 Genealogy-Start/Jump Start Your Search
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Registered program Sept. 25-Oct. 30. To check availability, go to Sept. 25 and click on IS107 Genealogy (becomes visible Aug. 22). Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
Philosophy Reading & Discussion Group
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Group meets from 1:15-3:00. Please contact the convenor through the office before attending for the first time.
Tuesday
30
Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Tuesday
30
Lecture Series
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Series runs Sept. 11 to Dec. 4, 10:30-11:30. For complete information, go to Sept. 11 and click on Lecture Series. Today‘s Lecture: Whither NAFTA? Dr. Keith Head
Tuesday
30
Meet Your Directors
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Every Tuesday for 6 weeks - meet the members of the Society‘s Board and find out what each one is responsible for.
Tuesday
30
Brock House Big Band
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Rehearsals: Aberthau (WPG Community Centre) Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30; Kerrisdale Srs. Ctr. Fridays, 9:30-11:45.
Tuesday
30
Brock House Choir
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Practice at the Seniors‘ Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:15
Tuesday
30
BR101 Advanced Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov.6, 12:30-2:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on BR101 Advanced Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Tuesday
30
BR102 Intermediate Bridge
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov.6, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 (will become visible on Aug. 22) and click on BR102 Intermediate Bridge. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for details
Tuesday
30
Brock House Players
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Explore the technique & practice of acting & performance.
Tuesday
30
HW101 Meet in the Music
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Registered program Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 9:00-10:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 18 and click on HW101 Meet in the Music. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
HW108 Chair Yoga
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Registered program Sept. 11-Nov. 27, 11:30-12:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 11 and click on HW108 Chair Yoga. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Tuesday
30
Canasta
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Do you remember hot times around the kitchen table playing canasta? More relaxed than bridge and more fun than cribbage! Join Christine Albert and others for a lively game once a week. In the Conservatory, 1:30-3:30. Drop In.
Tuesday
30
Chess
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Meyer Room 1:00-3:00. All levels of play including beginners. We have some chess sets, but if you want you can bring one along. Come in and join us. Brock House ladies welcome. Convenors: A. Ramirez, R. Wooldridge
Tuesday
30
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Join Master Gardener Amanda Jarrett for this interesting & informative session
Wednesday
31
Pole Walkers
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10:00-11:00. Convenor: Mona Kriss. The group meets outside the front entrance of Brock House to walk for an hour. For more information you may contact the convenor at mjkriss78@gmail.com
Wednesday
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Porcelain Painting
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10:00-Noon, Art Room. Learn to apply your painting skills to white china or refine your technique. Supplies are available to get you started. We take pleasure in helping each other and guiding beginners.
Wednesday
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HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form For Beginners
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:45-9:45. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW109 Tai Chi 24 Form for Beginners. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
31
Mah Jong
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Games Room 12:15-3:30. $1/Session. Enjoy an afternoon playing Mah Jong Hong Kong style. Play and learn at the same time. Instruction given. Convenor: Maribeth Ruckman
Wednesday
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Woodworkers & Workshop
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Woodworkers hours: Mon & Thurs, 9:00-noon. Workshop available to members experienced with woodworking machinery during these hours: Mon. & Thurs. noon-3:45; Tues, Wed & Fri 9:00-3:45. Contact convenor, Bill Ramey, to use the shop.
Wednesday
31
WR101 Write From The Heart
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Registered program Sept. 19-Nov. 7, 10:00-12:00. To check availability, go to Sept. 19 and click on WR101 Write from the Heart.
Wednesday
31
Services For Seniors
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Weekly series running Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00. This weeks topic/lecturer: Tools to prepare for the Unthinkable, Hilda Deprez
Wednesday
31
Table Tennis
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Activity Room 12:30–3:30. Come and join other members for a fun game of table tennis! Table tennis actually has many health and wellness benefits. Convenors: Doug Smith, Keith Bramwell
Wednesday
31
Brock House/Kerrisdale Handbells
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Practice in the South Room at the Kerrisdale Seniors‘ Centre. Mondays, 9:30-noon; Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
Wednesday
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Cryptic Crosswords Group
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10:30-noon. For those who know how to solve cryptic clues and enjoy doing so with others. Meeting place is in the Conservatory by the door to the Sun Room (west end). Convenor: Maggie Sherlock
Wednesday
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Brock House Chamber Players
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Always looking for new members who play strings, woodwinds or brass! Come by on Wednesday afternoons with your instrument & we will be glad to see you. Setup at 1:00, music from 1:00-3:00
Wednesday
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Brock House Orchestra
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Meets every Wednesday at Brock House, 10:00-12:00 in the Begg Room. Director/Conductor: Jeffrey Tseng; Director Emeritus: Ernie Fiedler; Outreach: Phillip Neame.
Wednesday
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HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 8:30-9:30. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW103 Balance, Posture & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
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HW107 Stretch & Strength
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Registered program Sept. 12-Nov. 28, 9:35-10:50. To check availability, go to Sept. 12 and click on HW107 Stretch & Strength. Not a member? Go to About/Documents/Programs/2018 Fall Program for program details
Wednesday
31
Democratic Reform Study Group
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Weekly discussion Group
Wednesday
31
Discussion Series
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Meyer Room, 10:00-11:30. This week’s topic is the current "Hot Topic"
Wednesday
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Second of three lectures in this series