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Gourmet Dinner Raffle Tickets on Sale

Enter to win a Gourmet Dinner-for-Eight! Designed especially for you and seven of your friends, the Gourmet Dinner-for-Eight is prepared and served by local talented foodies and home chefs, at a date and location of your choice. The dinner will be delivered and served in your home, dishes washed, coffee made, and the servers will…
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SRC July Newsletter

Our Summer Events  New at the centre are free phone-based and video-based events for you to take part in safely from the comfort of your home! Coming back are Wednesday Teas. We will ease back into socializing outdoors at the SRC courtyard and at various guest hosts’ backyards. Download the July newsletter

HEALTH PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH CONDITIONS

Tuesday, July 27 and August 10 | 2-3pm on Zoom Self-Management BC offers a host of free health programs for adults living with health conditions. It includes techniques for action-planning, decision-making and problem-solving; dealing with fatigue, pain and communication; exercises for strength and flexibility; healthy eating; making informed treatment decisions; toolkits for living with chronic…
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FIRESMART LANDSCAPING

Thursday, Aug 26 | 1-2pm on Zoom By making some strategic choices in your yard, you can increase the wildfire resiliency of your property and home. We’ll hear from the Metchosin FireSmart Program about fire resistive plants, invasive and native plants and tips and techniques for healthy tree maintenance. No registration necessary. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/6698250658…
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METCHOSIN FIRESMART: LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOUR HOME FROM WILDFIRE

Thursday, July 15 | 1-2pm on Zoom How FireSmart is your home? With rising global temperatures and the risks of wildfire increasing, some of the worst wildfire incidents in Canadian history have occurred in the past 20 years. Metchosin has large intermix areas with both residences and forest, adding to its beauty, but also its…
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Trivia!

Thursday, August 5 | 2-3pm on Zoom Quiz master Andrew Spray will test our knowledge of Metchosin, the island and beyond. Do you know which road had a ferry dock for Victoria that lasted only one winter? Or the first mayor of the District of Metchosin when it was incorporated in the mid-1980s? There will…
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Collage of Memories Art Classes

Mondays of June 28, July 12 & July 26 | 11am-12:30pm Join Diana Smith of Metchosin ArtPod for three 90-minute live video classes. She will guide you in creating three 8 x 8-inch collages for yourself or as gifts. Learn how to use a potpourri of images and text – e.g. old photographs, letters, cards – and collage them…
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Isabel Tipton’s Memories of Metchosin

Thanks to everyone who joined us on June 10, 2021, for the conversation with Jenny Millar and her mother Isabel Tipton, who shared her memories of Metchosin. For those who were not able to attend, you can watch the video on our YouTube Channel. This event is made possible through a United Way Active Aging…
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Top Scams Targeting Seniors

Tuesday, June 15 | 11am-12pm We heard which tactics scammers employ to defraud you of your hard-earned money, such as unsolicited mail and email, robocalls, text messages. RCMP Corporal Vinh Ngo of the Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement unit in British Columbia gave a talk on the top fraud schemes people fall prey to most…
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2021 MSA Board of Directors

The MSA Board of Directors was reinstated at the election of officers during the recent annual general meeting in March. President – Deirdre ChettleburghVice-President – Helen FletcherSecretary – Carol CarmanTreasurer – Kim SchlieperDirectors – Jennifer Burgis, Bonnie Hardy, Sandy Jenkins,Sarah Richardson. There is a vacant director position to be filled. If interested, please contact the…
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