Click here for a link to the April Clarion.
A big, big thank you to more than 160 volunteers who worked so hard this week to prepare for our annual Thrift Sale and who made it all happen on Saturday. Click here to enjoy these pictures taken during the preparation and on sale day.
DONATIONS, GIFTS AND LEGACIES
Century House Association, a registered charitable organization, supports the many activity groups, services and events that enhance participation for members. Century House Association relies on donations to provide our services to seniors. You can choose to donate to General, Senior Peer Counselling, The Bursary Fund or where it is needed. To make a tax deductible donation, or leave a legacy through your will, please contact the Front Office or donate online at Century House Association homepage – www.centuryhouseassociation.com.
On Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Century House will be closed.
Regular hours Saturday and Sunday, and the Sunday dance is on.
Tuesday, April 23 DEPRESCRIBING 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. This workshop explains why reducing your medications is something you should ask your health care provider to consider. Also, the importance of knowing all the medications you are taking and why. Sign up at the front office.
Wednesday, April 24 TED TALK 1:00 p.m.Come to Century House and watch How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds every Day, followed by a facilitated discussion. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays. They’re all competing for one thing: your attention. Tristan Harris, design thinker, shares how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a de- sign renaissance in which our tech instead encourages us to live out the timeline we want. .
Please register ahead for this thought provoking afternoon. We’ll post the link closer to the date for those who would like a preview.
Wednesday, April 24 BLACK AND WHITE DINNER WITH THE KING
Enjoy a delicious meal, and Elvis Presley tribute artist, Steve Elliott. Wear some combination of black and/or white. Members: $25.00, Non-members: $30.00 Happy Hour at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 PANCAKE BREAKFAST 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Start the day with delicious fluffy pancakes, and meet some of our student bursary applicants in a relaxed, informal setting.
Members: $5 Non-members: $6 All proceeds to the bursary fund.
Tuesday, April 30 KNOWING YOUR BLADDER 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
How the bladder functions, the causes of bladder problems, and possible remedies. Sign up at the front office.
Friday, May 3 MUSIC OF THE NIGHT 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.With the unforgettable Langley Ukulele Ensemble. PLUS Cake, coffee and tea at intermission; and a silent auction. Bring a couple of toonies for our popular heads or tails games.
Members: $12, Non-members: $15 All proceeds to the bursary fund.
Thursday, May 9 VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION LUNCH 11a.m.– 2 p.m. A tropically themed Barbeque! Get your tickets at the front office. Volunteers – Free, Guests – $20
Wednesday, May 22 NIGHT IN ASIA
A fabulous Asian Fusion dinner plus entertainment from the Lorita Leung Dance Academy and others. Happy Hour: 5:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Members: $20, Non-members: $24
Friday – Saturday May 24-25 GOLDEN AGE THEATRE Our drama team’s next production ‘’Sunshine Place’’ promises laughs as we visit an independent seniors’ residence where staff and residents handle unusual situations in original ways.
$8 members, $10 non-members No low vision seats
Friday, May 24 7:00 p.m .
Saturday, May 25 1:00 p.m .
Refreshments at intermission Members: $8, Non-Members: $10