Seniors’ Resource Centre ~ Metchosin - Connecting Seniors to a Community of Support

August 2021 Newsletter

Download the August newsletter to see what we have planned for the summer, our hours and the latest updates.

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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Step-by-step Guide to Phone into Events

Here is a quick guide for phoning in to one of our virtual events: Dial 1-778-907-2071 You will be prompted to enter the meeting ID: Enter 669 825 0658 # You will be prompted to enter a participant ID: Simply press # Handy quick keypad codes in a Zoom meeting: *6 to mute and unmute…
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Zoom

From “Seniors Guide” “If you haven’t already received an email inviting you to a Zoom meeting, you probably will soon. In this age of social distancing, many groups are choosing to meet virtually, and Zoom is one of the most popular ways to do this. It might be your book club, your volunteer group, or…
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June 2021 Newsletter

Download the June newsletter, featuring our calendar of events. SRC / MSA June Newsletter

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