Welcome to 411 Seniors Centre Society!

Serving Seniors Since 1972

Our Mission Statement
Under the direction of the 411 Seniors Centre Society, the 411 Seniors Centre is a multicultural, proactive resource centre in Vancouver where the community of members, volunteers and staff address seniors’ issues and concerns; and social, recreational, nutritional, informational and counseling needs of members and clients.

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AGM 2014 Poster

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Income Tax Clinic

Tax Income Poster 2014

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April 2014 Calendar 2

EVENTS

Out & About Vancouver: Tea Ceremony

April 17th at 12:30 p.m. ($10.00)
Participate in a tea ceremony at Dr. Sun-Yat Sen Gardens, then take a tour.

Mental Health Speakers (with Lunch!)

Three speakers from the Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia offer dynamic, authentic and at times humorous presentations that dispel stigma, confront discrimination and empower others to get help! Sweet Potato & Corn Chowder for lunch. April 8th, 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Free for members. $5 for non-members. Registration required.

Member’s Birthday Party

Are you a member born in April? Come celebrate your birthday. We have cake and presents. Free for members. Friday, April 25th at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Required.

Technology & Aging (With Lunch!)

Many recent technological advances are of use to older adults. Learn what is available now and what the future promises. Then, enjoy Mexican Rice Bowl for lunch. April 29th at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free for members. $5 for non-members.  Registration required.  

Programs

Mahjong

Test your skill of strategy & calculation with this ancient Chinese game. Beginners, call to arrange a mentor. | Free for members. $3 for non-members. | Drop in.

  • Mondays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contemporary Jazz

An energetic beginner class designed for the older adult. Participate in choreographed dance warm ups & routines in a friendly & supportive environment.| Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. |$8 for 4 classes for members, $12 for 4 classes for non-members | Registration required.

Dru Yoga

Improve your mind, body & spirit –for people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all ages. Mondays 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | $3.50 for members, $5.00 for non-members | Registration required.

Brain Games (With snacks)

Delay or prevent dementia  it by learning brain games to practice at home. | Thursday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Free for members. $5 for non-members| Registration required.

Conversation Spanish Class

Learn to speak in one of the most romantic languages in a fun, supportive class.  | Wednesdays 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Members $7 for 5 classes. Non-members $10 for 5 classes | Registration required.

Computer Training

Receive hands-on training at a healthy pace at three levels on Thursdays.

  • 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 begins April 24th | $8.00 for 6 classes for members | $15.00 for 6 classes for non-members

Draw & Paint

Bring your unfinished art & supplies, and Diana will bring you inspiration through ideas, techniques, photographs & props. | Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. |Free for everyone. Drop in.

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March Programs

March 2014 Calendar

 Events

BOOK READING AUTHORED BY A FORMER LONG-TERM 411 MEMBER
Long time, member Dora Preston wrote a humorous novel about retirement living. The book reading will be by her daughter and friends. Tuesday, March 4th, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  | Free for members. $2 for non-members.  |Registration required.

INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION
Meditation is scientifically known to improve one’s health and balance in life. Learn the first steps in reaching a thoughtless state.  Friday, March 7th 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  | Free for members. $2 for non-members. | Registration required.

TRIVIA SHOW DOWN WITH THE VANCOUVER GIANTS
Which generation knows the other generation best? We face off the junior league hockey players. Tuesday, March 11th 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Free for members. $2 for non-members. | Registration required.

BURNABY VILLAGE MUSEUM
Explore Heritage buildings, participate in a scavenger hunt, picnic at Dear Lake Park and ride on a carousel. Friday, March 21st | $18.00 lunch & transportation included. | Registration required.

MEMBERS’ BIRTHDAY PARTY
Are you a member born in March? Come celebrate your birthday. We have cake and presents.  Friday, March 21th at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Free for members. |Registration Required.

Programs

MAHJONG
Test your skill of strategy & calculation with this ancient Chinese game. Beginners, call to arrange a mentor. | Free for members. $3 for non-members. | Drop in.

  • Mondays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
An energetic beginner class designed for the older adult. Participate in choreographed dance warm ups & routines in a friendly & supportive environment.| Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. |$8 for 4 classes for members, $12 for 4 classes for non-members | Registration required.

DRU YOGA
Improve your mind, body & spirit –for people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all ages. Mondays 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | $3.50 for members, $5.00 for non-members | Registration required.

BRAIN GAMES (WITH SNACKS)
Delay or prevent dementia  it by learning brain games to practice at home. | Thursday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Free for members. $5 for non-members| Registration required.

CONVERSATION SPANISH CLASS
Learn to speak in one of the most romantic languages in a fun, supportive class.  | Wednesdays 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Members $7 for 5 classes. Non-members $10 for 5 classes | Registration required.

COMPUTER TRAINING
Receive hands-on training at a healthy pace at three levels on Thursdays.

  • 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 begins April 24th | $8.00 for 6 classes for members | $15.00 for 6 classes for non-members

DRAW & PAINT

Bring your unfinished art & supplies, and Diana will bring you inspiration through ideas, techniques, photographs & props. | Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. |Free for everyone. Drop in.

OUT & ABOUT VANCOUVER
Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world with your Travel Host, Celyna! Registration Required.

  • March 25th at 10:00 a.m. ($4 -$10 for lunch)
    Brunch at the Gallery Café to support Dining Out for Life
  • March 27th at 11:00 a.m. ($10.00)
    Dovbush Dancing (Ukrainian) at Scotia Bank Dance Theatre

 

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