Happy New Years everyone!! Our CB55+ membership fees are due — please come to the office Monday – Thursday (9:00 am – 2:30 pm) or Friday (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) to renew your 2015 membership. Where can you get such a variety of activities and social times in one place, for only $40? You can take advantage of a wide choice of our winter courses and groups that are running at CB Place. It’s not too late to register for these courses – contact the office at 250-658-5558 for more information or to register.
Don’t forget our Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the Cordova Bay 55+ Association on Tuesday, January 20th (9:30 – 11:45 am). The celebration starts with snacks (sweet & savoury), and tea and coffee. We will have dignitaries, music, memories, and lots of fun!! At 11:45 am there will be a grand cutting of the cake to culminate the festivities!! This event is free to all members.
December will be a very busy month for the Centre. On Dec. 2nd the Christmas Luncheon will be held at The Beach House. Tues., Dec. 9th “Christmas In the Bay” with our terrific Blue Heron Singers will take place at the Centre. On Thursday, Dec. 18 the Blue Heron Singers will hold the 2nd Annual “Community Christmas Sing” in the Big Room, with treats and mulled apple juice. Come one, come all!!! Our very active Garden Group will be visiting the “On the Go Again” group helping them make small Christmas arrangements in Christmas mugs.
The Studio Group’s Craft Sale held on November 1st was once again a great success. Thanks to the organizers Maura Dunn and Sheila Woloshyn and all their hard work. Also, thanks to the Men’s Group for help with setting up and putting away tables, and to all the volunteers who put up signs, baked, sold and generally helped to make this event possible and successful!! The visitors and members enjoyed the delicious scones and tea, while socializing with friends and of course buying lots of crafts!!
Our Annual Christmas Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at the Beach House. The doors open at 11:00 am and the buffet lunch is being served at 12:00 NOON. Tickets are only $30 and available at the Centre. If you are planning to come, hurry — the luncheon is almost sold out!!!
Halloween was celebrated at CB55+ with many people dressing up — great costumes everyone! Target Theatre came to the Centre once again, showing 2 great presentations — enjoyed by all, as well as the great popcorn!!
Island Health (VIHA) will be at CB Place on Thursday, November 20th, 9:30 – 11:30 to run the flu shot clinic for CB Members and the general public. Remember to register on the sign-up sheet in the Lounge, as we need to know how many people to expect. Please bring your Card Card when you come. FREE to all seniors!
The Blue Heron Cafe has been offering terrific lunches — they are now open every Monday for lunch. Thanks Marilyn and your crew of volunteers!!
With all the wind and rain that we have had, you can surely tell that fall is here! All the Fall Courses and activities are well underway — the second session of Commonwealth courses has started their registration. Please call Saanich Commonwealth (250-475-7600) as soon as possible to register for the next set of classes.