Join us for summer fun on the lawn and Centennial Plaza of Camp Alexandra at sunny Crescent Beach! Every Wednesday at 5 pm enjoy a home-cooked, low-cost, picnic-style dinner, accompanied by music and games and activities for the children. $7 adults, $5 kids 12 and under.
We welcome the return of a weekly walking group to Alexandra Neighbourhood House! Join us Tuesdays at 10am beginning July 23 as Rosalyn Kahl leads walks of 60-90 minutes around the Crescent Beach area. Everyone is welcome! Ros comes to us from New Zealand, where she makes her winter (summer) home; and she will lead the walks through September 24. Right now she is studying up on local places of interest to help augment the walks.
The Tora Budokan Ju Jitsu club trains Tuesday and Thursdays at Alex House. Children's class runs from 6.15 to 7pm and the adult class runs from 7 to 8.15pm. We Teach traditional Ju-Jitsu (a self defence system) which covers all basic Karate Strikes, Throws & Sweeps, Wrist Locks/Arm Locks, Pressure Points and escape moves. Cost is: Children $40 per month, Adults $80 per month.
Crescent Beach Photo Club is open to photographers at all levels. We host speakers, enter competitions, organize themes and outings, workshops, and more. There is something of interest to everyone. Please see our club website at http://www.cbpc.ca/ for details. We meet in Alexandra Hall at 7.30pm the first, third, and (variably) fourth/fifth Wednesday of the month. Questions?
Are you looking for a safe and comfortable space to share your thoughts and feelings about death and dying? Death Café is an occasional gathering exploring the boundary, and what lies beyond, over tea and cake. Regardless of your perspectives, all are welcome to this non-sectarian event hosted by Alex House’s community programmer, Neil Fernyhough, who is also a trained pastoral care provider and former social worker.
Join local musicians July 28, Aug 25, Oct 27 and Dec 29 in the Dining Hall for Acoustic Jam, 6-10pm. Bring your instrument and a snack to share. $2 drop-in. Everyone is welcome and you don't have to play an instrument - you can just come and enjoy the music.
Call Neil at 604-535-0015 ext 236 for more information.
English Corner is on summer break and will resume in September.
Over the years, English Corner has assisted dozens of newcomer Canadians with their conversational skills, while learning about Canadian (and one another's) culture. It has now wound up another successful season with a tea party (photo below), and will resume in September.