Events

Vancouver / Lower Mainland & Vancouver Island Events

Speakers & Seminars

Showing 1 - 12 of 12 events.

Salute to Seniors

BC Lower Mainland

Sat. October 1st, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Salute to Seniors, is an event which celebrates National Seniors Day and the contributions of seniors to our communities. Presented by CARP (Canadian Assn. of Retired Persons) and City of White Rock.

Alzheimer Research Cafe Scientifique

BC Lower Mainland

Tue. October 4th, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Towards a cure: A public forum on Alzheimer's disease and dementia research.

Abbotsford: Planning for Aging Well

BC Lower Mainland

Wed. October 12th, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm

Making plans and decisions today will help you better prepare for tomorrow so you can achieve your goals in your lifelong journey. This interactive workshop will prompt you to think about your future well-being in topic areas such as your health, finances, housing, transportation and social connections to help you make the most of later life.

Comox: Planning for Aging Well Workshop

Nanaimo & North Vancouver Island

Thu. October 20th, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm

Making plans and decisions today will help you better prepare for tomorrow so you can achieve your goals in your lifelong journey. This interactive workshop will prompt you to think about your future well-being in topic areas such as your health, finances, housing, transportation and social connections to help you make the most of later life.

The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan

South Vancouver Island

Thu. October 27th, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Victoria Historical Society presents “The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan” with Briony Penn Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 pm at James Bay New Horizons Centre, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria. Admission is $5 for visitors; free for members.

Annual Genealogy Seminar hosted by the Victoria Genealogical Society

South Vancouver Island

Sat. October 29th, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm

Annual Genealogy Seminar theme: "Making Sense of the Science - Deciphering Your DNA Results". Great speakers. Great door prizes. Great people. Early Bird rates. This event sold out last year.

Kelowna: Planning for Aging Well Workshop

BC Interior

Tue. November 1st, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm

Making plans and decisions today will help you better prepare for tomorrow so you can achieve your goals in your lifelong journey. This interactive workshop will prompt you to think about your future.

Can I Eat That Mushroom? A Mycological Adventure

South Vancouver Island

Sat. November 5th, 2016 & Sun. November 6th, 2016 10:00am - 4:00am

Workshop details are posted here - https://secure.royalroads.ca/cscourses/can-i-eat-that-mushroom-a-mycological-adventure - with more details to come!

8th Annual Intuitive Arts Festival

South Vancouver Island

Sat. November 5th, 2016 & Sun. November 6th, 2016 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The 8th Annual Intuitive Arts Festival invites you to explore, experience and connect to the inspiring world of Holistic Health and Metaphysics . . .

17th Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival

BC Lower Mainland

Sun. November 13th, 2016 11:00am - 3:00pm

Each fall, up to 5,000 visitors come out to celebrate the return of the Salmon back to their birthplace to lay and fertilize their eggs.

This free family event of educational displays and interactive exhibits promotes environmental awareness, protection and stewardship in fun and fascinating ways.
A day for exploring and learning about salmon and wildlife in an urban fish-bearing watershed. The Hyde Creek Watershed Society is a non-profit Association which opens the Hatchery to the public each Saturday morning from 9:00 – 11:00.

Whistler 55+ Winter Adventure

BC Lower Mainland

Mon. November 28th, 2016 – Thu. December 1st, 2016 9:00am - 9:00pm

Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s semi-annual three-day program, the “55+ Winter Celebration”, is tailored to guests aged 55 years and beyond, and features a popular collection of culinary, craft, dance, and entertainment adventures, as well as all meals, plus transportation from Vancouver and Victoria. The 55+ Winter Celebration runs from November 28 to December 1, 2016, and prices start from $699 CAD per person.

Minerva's Leaders in Transition Program 2017

BC Lower Mainland

Fri. January 20th, 2017 – Fri. June 23rd, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

Minerva's Leaders in Transition is a unique interactive program for women 50 years and over who wish to explore ideas and possibilities for a rich, satisfying and productive next chapter in life.

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