Metchosin Seniors’ Information and Resource Centre - Age Friendly Metchosin

An Invitation to a Conversation: Senior Circles on the Westshore

Volunteer Victoria is inviting Seniors on the Westshore to participate in their Senior Circles Project, a conversation focusing on seniors’ volunteering. The first conversation will be held at the Juan de Fuca Library from 1-3PM on Tuesday, November 27th.   Project Overview: Senior Circles builds on learning from a 2017 Volunteer Victoria study of more than 500 local…
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HO-HO-HOliday Celebrations and FREE Events – Please JOIN US!

Tis’ the season for Holiday Celebrations…ALL EVENTS are free and for ALL AGES! * CALL SIRC at 250-478-5150 to RSVP or arrange  a DRIVE to or from ANY of these events in December. * HO-HO-Holiday OPEN HOUSE at SIRC this Saturday, December 1st from 10AM-NOON Refreshments ~ Sweets, Stories, Songs and Swag making… * The annual Pearson…
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Gourmet Dinner Draw and More November Meals

Last Chance to WIN a Gourmet Dinner for Eight! There are still a few tickets left… $20. each – available at SIRC Call 250-478-5150 or Drop-by MSA’s 2018 Annual Fundraiser will come to an end on Wednesday, November 13th at 2PM —when we draw the lucky winner at SIRC!  Join us for Tea Time and Refreshments…
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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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Reminder: October Drive and Dine Free Meals and more…

Did you miss your Thanksgiving meal or, not quite get your fill of turkey and all the trimmings? All ages are welcome! Monday, October 15th Drive and Dine Dinner features a good ol’ Thanksgiving Supper at Gordon United Church in Langford. We leave SIRC at 5:30 pm and return around 7:15 pm. Our volunteers do…
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October begins with National Seniors Day and Alzheimer Awareness

“Every year on October 1, Canada celebrates National Seniors Day by honouring its seniors, and by highlighting their valuable contributions to our families, workplaces, communities and society. It’s the perfect opportunity to show our thanks to seniors in Canada and highlight their significant contribution. Whether it is through small gestures or a big display of love,…
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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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Community Celebration of Life for Moralea Milne

The Metchosin Seniors’ Association and SIRC members share in the extreme shock and deep sadness that grips our town, in learning of the tragic accident that unexpectedly took the life of a dedicated community leader and friend, Councillor Moralea Milne. In a Celebration of Life and the legacy she leaves behind, the Milne family, friends…
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MACCA Festival on Sunday with Story Telling at SIRC

On Sunday, July 15th from 11am – 3pm, MACCA and the District of Metchosin will co-host an Arts & Cultural Festival, along with an Open House/Cash & Carry in the gymnasium, at the Old Elementary School in centre village. Funds raised will be targeted for future building and property improvements. Amongst a full afternoon of…
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WEAAD 2018 – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

The Westshore Community Response Network (WSCRN) is planning two free public events on Friday, June 15th, to educate the public around the important issue of elder abuse. 2018 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day WEA-TEA Events Seniors, neighbours, friends and families − all ages are welcome to join us for free refreshments, home baked goodies and…
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