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 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 Circle runs weekly, with in-person conversational sessions on Thursdays from 1-3pm in the Media Room. This is a change from the long-standing Wednesday date. We welcome a new volunteer facilitator, Dawn Morris, who will join long-time EC book club volunteer leader, Martha Baldwin. Dawn has been an English instructor for 25 years, working with all ages. She began her work in Japan with school-aged children and since then, has taught young adults in Vancouver. Dawn specialized in the Cambridge English test-based programs, and has worked as an IELTS instructor.