Daytime Programs

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Marjorie Groberman Music Series

Classical Concerts at the J

Blary – Pearson Duo (flute and guitar)

We Nov 20 11:30am
JCC Wosk Auditorium. $5 at the door. RSVP appreciated to Lisa 604-638-7283

Flutist Bernard Blary and Classical Guitarist Alec Pearson will perform a concert of twentieth century duets and solo pieces by Bozza, Piazzolla, Moyse, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and an original composition by Mr. Pearson. The musicians have performed together since 2005, and their long friendship and history playing together has produced a well-connected musical duet.

Bernard Blary
Bernard Blary began his musical studies at the age of four, studying piano. At the age of eleven, he began his study of the flute with Marian Žekulin and Maureen Bennie until finally studying under Philippa Fitzgerald-Finch at the University of Calgary. Bernard has been a member and a featured soloist with a variety of orchestras and chamber groups and has performed concerts in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America.

Alec Pearson
Alec Pearson enjoys a career based in Vancouver where he currently serves as a sessional instructor of guitar at the University of British Columbia. Alec has performed both solo and in ensemble across Canada, Spain, Colombia, Greece and the U.S. He currently serves as president of the “Vancouver Classic Guitar Society” where he works to organize concerts, lectures masterclasses and social events. Alec holds the degree “Máster en Interpretación de Guitarra Clasica” from the Universitat d’Alacant in Alicante, Spain, where he studied with an array of the best guitarists in the world.

Make-N-Take Crafts

NEW Book Binding
Each book structure is attributable to a place and culture. Each session of this 3-part class focuses on a different period, and you will create and take home a completed project (approx. 5”x 7”) from each, perfect for your journal, poetry, notes, or gift giving. All materials included in the price.
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Romanesque (European)
Su Nov 3 1:00-4:00pm #6062  Register
Su Nov 10 1:00-4:00pm #6063  Register
Per class Member $45 / Regular $55

NEW Mah Jongg Tile Gifts
Create pendants, bookmarks or key chains from vintage mah jongg tiles, for yourself or to give your mah jongg-loving friends, in time for Chanukah gift giving.
Instructor: Shari Lutsky
Su Dec 8 2:00-4:30pm #6066  Register
$5, plus material cost $5-$10 per item


“Kitchen Commons”- Share Your Wisdom
Seeking mentors from the Adult 55+ community willing to share their wisdom on any topic related to food, home management, home economics, or self-sufficiency. Lots of flexibility on topics, anything that promotes food literacy or independent living skills. Stipend for mentors to present at one Kitchen Commons communal dinner on Tuesday evening.
Contact Lisa 604-638-7283



Circle of Friends for Women
For women in their mid-50s+ looking for friendship with other women. Bi-monthly meetings at the JCC alternate between thought-provoking programs and social time. Also monthly brunch and arts outings. Contact volunteer Cori Friedman at 604.244.3737

Tuesday, Nov 5 2:00pm
“Laughter Is the Best Medicine” Comedy with Janice Bannister
In JCC Wosk Auditorium. $5 at door

Tuesday, Nov 19 2:00pm
“One of my Favorite Things”
Bring a favorite item from home and tell us its story
In Dayson Board Room. $5 at door

Tuesday, Dec 3 2:00pm
Author Jennifer Butler
Meet the amazing and resilient women of Telegraph Cove, through photos and stories, as their lives parallel the milestones of the 20th century
In the Dayson Boardroom. $5 at door

Chair Yoga
Everyone can Yoga. In this gentle class you will be guided through modified versions of traditional poses. Friday yoga incorporates the spirit of Shabbat.
Instructor: Bonnie Grasso
Tu /We/Fr 9:30–10:30am
Members Free/ Senior Assoc. $30 punch card of 10 or $3 single. NM $50 /$5

Shirley Stein’s News and Views
Current affairs discussion group facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam.
In the Isaac Waldman Library
We 10:30am -12:30pm
no session Oct 2, 9, 16
$2 drop-in donation benefits the Library

L’Chaim Adult Day Centre
A culturally Jewish day program where participants enjoy supervised planned activities in a warm, safe, and caring environment. L’Chaim offers participants the opportunity to socialize with their peers and maintain or improve their level of functioning so they can remain in their community.
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