BC Seniors’ Week, June 2-8, 2013

BC Seniors’ Week kicks off this Sunday, June 2nd across British Columbia, celebrating older adults and their many contributions to the community.

The City of Vancouver Seniors’ Advisory Committee recently joined Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson as he read a Proclamation declaring Seniors’ Week in Council chambers (see video here).

Various events will be held throughout Vancouver, including:

Sunday: Centenarian Shuffle Nordic Walking session. Stanley Park. 9am-1pm. Register online.

Monday: Scooter Rodeo at Killarney Community Centre, 6260 Killarney Street. 11am-2pm. $5/ticket. Register: 604.718.8200

Tuesday: Health and Wellness Fair at Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews. 11am-3pm. Free.

Barclay ManorThursday: Screening of Young@Heart (2007). West End Seniors’ Network, Barclay Manor, 1447 Barclay Street. 2pm. Free. People are invited to bring old photos and talents to share with others.

Friday: Sock Hop, Killarney Community Centre, 6260 Killarney Street. 12:30pm-3:30pm. $5/ticket. Register: 604.718.8200

Friday: Tea Dance. Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews. $8/person. 1-3:30pm.

For more information, please visit the Vancouver Seniors Advisory Committee website. You can read the City of Vancouver press release here.