Metchosin Seniors’ Information and Resource Centre - Age Friendly Metchosin

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Get your FLU SHOT this week at the Metchosin Firehall!

FLU SEASON is here! Drop by the Metchosin Fire Hall for your free flu shot. NO Appointment is necessary. SIRC, Metchosin Fire Department and IDA Latoria Pharmacy are partnering again this year to offer you the Flu Vaccination at the Metchosin Fire Hall Tuesday, Nov. 6th 10am-2pm and 4pm-7pm Wednesday, Nov. 7th 10am-2pm and 4pm-7pm Thursday, Nov. 8th from…
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Seniors Serving Seniors − Join us as a Volunteer!

Seniors have their share of problems and many go through life without a sympathetic listener to help during troubled times. Loss of a loved one, or a sudden change in health conditions or lifestyle, could become issues of concern. Trained counsellors and clergy might be available to provide professional support, however, there are times when…
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Drive & Dine: Meals this month and more…

Please call us at SIRC to join our outings! You can RSVP or volunteer as a driver for any of our events! There is no cost to attend and all ages are welcome! We drive and dine twice monthly and enjoy a healthy meal together, in Langford, at Gordon United Church Community Supper and locally,…
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This week at SIRC…

Wednesday, March 28th Tea Time/Coffee Chat from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at SIRC, with guest Dan Pagel from the consulting firm RC Strategies + PERC, who will gather input from MSA members. The District of Metchosin’s Healthy Communities Advisory Select Committee (HCASC) wants your feedback on the idea of building a new public space or “Village Square”…
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Tea for Tutu: Victoria Ballet’s Mid-Week Matinée

Tea for Tutu is Ballet Victoria’s favourite seniors program for creating communities. Ballet Victoria delights their afternoon audience with a 45-minute free ballet performance in a friendly community atmosphere, with tea donated by sponsors Thrifty Foods, Serious Coffee, and Daniel Vokey of Patisserie Daniel. This is an opportunity for the audience to enjoy a preview…
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DRIVE and DINE! An opportunity to share community

Want to meet some of your neighbours? Please consider joining us! After a successful year of our Drive and Dine Program in 2017, we will continue to encourage members and volunteers to join us for a meal-out, a couple of times each month. This is a great opportunity for all ages – for anyone who wants to get out more…
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Hikers take to local trails each Monday in Metchosin

The Metchosin Hikers have been enjoying the best trails in and near Metchosin with their neighbours and friends for over 12 years now.There are many regulars in the group, those who drop by when they have time, and of course, newcomers are always welcome. The group has a flexible approach to exploring local hiking and…
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It’s NOT right!

Between 4-10% of older adults will experience at least one form of abuse at some point during their senior years. It’s Not Right! (INR) is a program that addresses elder abuse, neglect, and self neglect. It teaches bystanders to recognize and address this important issue, with small and practical steps. SIRC’s Coordinator, Dawn Boshcoff, is…
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JOIN US for a “Drive and Dine”

Since we began the Drive and Dine program in the new year, many of our SIRC members and volunteers continue to enjoy our delicious community meals open to all. Leave the cooking to someone else and please consider joining us!  There is no cost to attend and all are welcome! Our “Drive and Dine” program provides…
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Happening in March at SIRC…

HOURS of OPERATION for phone enquiries and drop-ins: Tuesday thru Friday 11AM-3PM Please join us for any of our ongoing weekly activities: Play Mah-Jong*                    Monday              10-Noon *Mah-Jong info? Please e-mail mhaylor@telus.net Open Learning Lab              Tuesday              1-3PM Tea Time n’ Coffee Chat      Wednesday        …
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