Welcome to 411 Seniors Centre Society!

Serving Seniors Since 1972

Our Mission Statement
To give older adults voice and provide access to information, activities and sustainable services in a culturally sensitive environment that enhances the quality of their lives, and to expand our reach through collaboration and partnerships with like-minded organizations.

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Seniors’ Housing in B.C. Report

The Seniors Advocate Calls for More Help for Low-Income Renters and Homeowners, a Fundamental Redesign of Assisted Living, and Changes to Help Seniors Access their Preferred Residential Care Bed Faster.

Click here to read the report.

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Aging with Pride Event!!

Please join our community partners in our annual event to celebrate LGBT* Seniors, packed with entertainment and prizes. | July 22nd at 2:00p.m. | FREE | Registration Required.

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July Events

SPECIAL EVENTS

OUT&ABOUT: BRAIN GAMES

Did you know that the number of people suffering from Dementia will double in the next 20 years? Learn how to delay/prevent it with activities to do at home. At Renfrew Library on July 8th at 1:00 p.m., and Fraserview Library on August 12th at 2:00 p.m.  Free.| Registration required

DOXA Documentary Film Festival-FREE Outdoor Screening

The Vancouver premiere of Bryn Evan’s Hip Hop-oration film, which tells the story of a group of seniors from New Zealand, who decide to compete in the 2013 World Hip Hop Championship in Las Vegas. At Robson Square (800 Robson Street, North Steps) on July 21st at 9:00pm. Free.

AGING WITH PRIDE: PARTY!
Join our community partners in our annual event to celebrate LGBT* Seniors, packed with entertainment and prizes. | July 22nd  at 2:00 p.m. | Free| Registration required

1ST SENIORS BOWLING COMPETITION
Join us for a friendly competition with the South Granville Seniors at Commodore Lanes. Refreshments provided. | July 31st at 11:00 a.m. | $10/member| Registration required

CHINESE CULTURAL DAY
Fashion. Dance. Food. You don’t want to miss out what the Arts Troupe of the Senior Chinese Society of Vancouver has in store  ! Refreshments provided. | August 14th at 11:00 a.m. | Free. | Registration required

CARIBBEAN DAY
Spend a day in the tropics, enjoying steel pan music and story telling hosted by Nurse On The Go! Refreshments provided. | August 21st at 2:00 p.m. | Free.| Registration required

PROGRAMS

Mahjong

Test your skill of strategy and calculation for this ancient Chinese game of Mahjong. Mondays and Fridays 9:00AM – 3:00PM | Free for members. $3 for non-members  Drop-in

Dru Yoga

Improve your mind, body and spirit with Dru yoga – designed to be practiced by people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all ages. Wednesdays 10:00AM-11:30AM | $3.50 for members, $5 for non-members | Drop In

BOOK CLUB

We have a great group, but the more the merrier! We have copies available at the centre. | Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 and August 4th at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Free | Registration required. | Registration required.  

Card Games

Come by for a game whose origins are from 411 itself. Wednesdays 12:30PM – 2:30PM | Free for everyone | Drop-in

COMPUTER TRAINING
Receive training at a healthy pace on Thursdays. Then come by our computer lab to practice what you just learned.

  • Beginners 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Intermediate 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Advance 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

New semester of 6 classes start July 16th| $12.00 for 6 members $15.00 for non-members Registration required.

LAUGHTER YOGA
Laughter Yoga is a series of movement and breathing exercises designed to stimulate laughter and cultivate an inner spirit of joy led by Andranik Pogosian Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | $12/month for members, $15/month for non-members or $4 drop in |  Registration required.    

1-on-1 with ELIZA (TECH HELP)
Have specific questions about your electronic device? Our computer teacher is available for 1 on 1 help by appointment! Fridays in July & August 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free. | Registration required. | Registration required. 

BEGINNERS SPANISH
Learn one of the most romantic languages in the world with our teacher, Ainhoa from Spain. No July Semester, August semester starts Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | $12/month for members, $15/month for non-members | Registration required. | Registration required.

CONVERSATION CAFÉ: AGING WITH PRIDE EDITION
Do you enjoy engaging in thought provoking conversations? July’s Topic: What you always wanted to know about the Transgender experience with Gayle Roberts. August’s Topic TBA | Tuesday, July 7th and August 4th at 12:30 p.m. | Free.| Registration required.
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