CALENDAR & EVENTS
* During the summer months, we switch hats and provide residential camps for low income families, teen and young moms and adults with developmental disabilities. All programs at the Camp resume in September. Programs at the Vine Avenue Child, Youth and Family Centre run year-round.
Contribute to Camp Alexandra's Community Cookbook and help us raise $10,000 for programs and services. Submit a recipe, check a recipe, promote, find sponsors and advertisers, contribute artwork or help to plan the launch. Click here for the recipe form and more information.
Seniors Wednesday’s Hot Lunch is a great way to spend the afternoon! Here's what people say about it: "I enjoy it so much and first came to reach out to people after my husband passed on"... "The social aspect is wonderful and the lunch food is great"... "Non-threatening social which is good for my mental health"... "Helped me make new friends and I look forward to the company, entertainment and great food"... "It brings back memories of childhood camping here, fellowship and joining with others for great food and activities"... Lunches resume on September 16, 2009.
Mark your calendar for these trips coming up in the Fall:
Steveston’s Historic Gulf of Georgia Cannery, and afterwards enjoy shopping and lunch on the waterfront before tasting tea at the Historic London Farms.
Date: Sept 28,2009 –travel by camp van so no walkers
Cost: $25 not including lunch,
Time: 9:30am -4pm
Westminster Abby in Mission, lunch at Mission Hills Brewery then visit Fort Langley.
Date: October 19, 2009
Cost: $55 including lunch, travel by coach - walkers OK
Time: 9:30am- 4:30pm
VanDusen Festival of the Lights and dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory
Date: Dec10, 2009-travel by coach - walkers OK
Cost: $55 including lunch and hot chocolate afterwards
Call 604-535-0015 to register for trips.
Coffee House for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
runs the last Wednesday of each month 6 to 8pm. Bring your caregiver, friends and neighbours! We?ll provide music or improv theatre, plus an activity for you to participate in as you socialize with your friends (new & old). $3. Outreach services are also available for adult mental health consumers living in supported or independent settings. Please contact Lisa at 604-535-0015 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Vine Youth Wellness Drop-In - Medical Services - Mondays (except stat holidays) and 4th Wednesday of evey month 3:30-6:30pm. Physicians & Youth workers are available to meet with youth to provide information and referrals around issues of wellness. 15455 Vine Avenue, White Rock. 604-538-5060 ext 21.
LINK drop-in for pregnant and parenting youth and young parents: Get connected to peers, find community resources and info on pregnancy and parenting, or just relax with some fun activities. Call 604-535-0015 ext 229.
ADULT & SENIORS PROGRAMS
Needles and Pins Drop In Knitting Group
A drop in knitting group meets in the lounge on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 pm. Fees are $2 per person. This is a very informal, unstructured group. Please bring
your own projects and refreshments.welcome. No registration required.
Summer Camps - June and July
For information on summer camps please call our office at 604-535-0015.
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