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Click here for a link to the August Clarion newsletter.

Please note that we are now on summer hours as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday                                                 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday                                   Closed

AIR CONDITIONING UPDATE

We are happy to announce that the air conditioning is fully operational! We should see a cooler summer at Century House.

Please be mindful that it will be cooler all over Century House so here’s some tips:

  • Bring a sweater with you in case you get cold.
  • Check overhead and don’t situate yourself under a vent if you don’t like the cool breeze.
  • Please do not adjust the air conditioning units – ask staff.
  • If the AC is a problem for your group, please ask your activity chairperson to speak with staff.

Thank you & Stay Cool…..Any questions please speak with staff in the office.

FALL REGISTRATION

Fall is the perfect time of year to try something new! Why not browse through the Fall Favourites brochure (which features all the registration based programs) and find something new. We offer courses in fitness, pottery, all kinds of different art mediums, Tai Chi and many other creative endeavours. Get your brochure at the front office. Fall Registration is ongoing and you can also register online, in person or over the phone.

COMING IN AUGUST

Friday, August 23  AUGUST BIRTHDAY PARTY    7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
With singer and guitarist Greg Hampson! We will also play bingo, serve refreshments and award prizes. Get your tickets by the evening before.      

Tuesday, August 27   YE OLDE ICE CREAM EMPORIUM    1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
An old fashioned ice cream sundae party! There will be entertainment, games and prizes, but most importantly you will have a chance to build your own ice cream sundae with plenty of choices for toppings!  Members: $4.00, Non-members: $5.00 

Wednesday, August 28 1:00 p.m. TED TALK. Please join us for these two interesting topics offered this month:
What It’s Like To Go Undercover in North Korea? Suki Kim was was disguised as a male as she taught English at an elite school in North Korea’s future leaders. 
Understanding the Rise of China by Martin Jacques. How do we in the West make sense of China and the phenomenal rise?
These topics will possibly answer some of your questions of why we need to be aware of what is going on in these countries. 

Friday, Aug 30 THE SUMMERTIME BLUES     7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Chase away those end of summer blues with a night of wonderful music, some delicious cake and beverages and a few fun games. One of our entertainers will be the fabulous Youth Korean Orchestra who has been coming here for years now. Absolutely everyone is welcome and the bluer the better! Put on your blue jeans, blue shorts, a blue blouse, tie, skirt or shirt. The thing is to make everything you wear as blue as possible! Members: $5, Non-members:$6

COMING IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER

Wednesday, September 25  OKTOBERFEST 
Happy Hour and a Bavarian dinner, then marvelous musical entertainment 
Happy Hour: 5:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. 
Members: $20.00; Non-members: $24.00 

SENIORS FESTIVAL 2019 – In Celebration of National Seniors Day CREATIVE  SIDE OF AGING with Robert Bateman
Saturday October 19 – 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented by City of New Westminster Seniors Advisory Committee 

Keynote: Robert Bateman is perceived by many to be one of the voices of reason and hope for healthy, rejuvenated and creative engagement with the natural world. Bateman has been a keen artist and naturalist from his early days. He has always painted wildlife and nature, beginning with a representational style, moving through impressionism and cubism to abstract expressionism. batemancentre.org 

  • Interactive Performance by Lyle Povah with Drumming and Health. 
  • And other exciting performances! 
  • ArtsToGo, a fun, educational and interactive experience with Arts Council of New Westminster. 
  • Information Fair with over 32 Community Groups and Businesses that provide services, benefits and much more to older adults. 
  • Special Seniors Festival Lunch Fee. 
  • Door Prizes.
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